How do you take over the space of a downtown Minneapolis institution (Peter's Grill) and make a go of it? The three women at the helm of the new Hen House Eatery, Barb Gardiner, Maribel Cuadros Perrault, and Tara Koenig, worked together for years at Keys in the Foshay, and are betting on homey baked ... More >>
Wake-up Call The Freehouse $9 Bloodies and Screwdrivers of the Twin Cities, prepare to step up your game. When it comes to morning libations, a new sheriff has blown into town, taken up residency at the Freehouse, and according to one server, tastes "just like a pancake in your mouth." Other brunch ... More >>
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Fiery German The Black Forest Inn $6.50 Two words, Twin Cities: "thunder snow." Now, you can either curl up in a fetal ball until actual spring arrives or embrace this apocalyptic weather trend, pull those snow boots out of storage for the third time, and soldier on into the night in search of stro ... More >>
Shtetl Bunny Rye Delicatessen $8 Chopped liver, corned beef, and craft cocktails? When you're at Rye Delicatessen, bellied up to the bar and hankering for something boozy with your pastrami and rye, just say yes. Even the steady barkeep Dale, a self-professed "Schlitz and Jägermeister" man, seemed ... More >>
It's not a record anybody wants to have, but it's Danny Bettcher's claim to fame. The 59-year-old resident of New York Mills has the most DWIs in Minnesota history -- 27.SEE ALSO:-- Kevin Tegtmeier arrested for 14th DUI, called "menace to society"-- Justin Clark had roughly 35 drinks in four hours b ... More >>
It's happy hour at the Icehouse on Eat Street in Minneapolis. Clint Simonson, owner and operator of the small indie label, De Stijl has already found a home at the bar. "Hey man, how you been?" he asks giving me a hug as I sit down. "Have I gotten you this Robust Worlds CD yet?" Checking out the a ... More >>
KnotfestWith Slipknot, Lamb of God, Deftones, Machine Head, Serj Tankian, Cannibal Corpse, Dillinger Escape Plan, Prong and GojiraSomerset Amphitheater, Somerset, WisconsinSaturday, August 18, 2012See Also:Slideshow: Knotfest 2012 Music PerformancesSlideshow: Knotfest's People & ScenesSlipknot's ... More >>
Photos by Tony NelsonSebadoh November 2, 2011 400 Bar, Minneapolis "I'm not crying, but you're going to be in a minute." mused Sebadoh's bassist Jason Loewenstein at the beginning of Sebadoh's formidable two-hour set Wednesday night at the 400 Bar, underscoring what Sebadoh is and always has ... More >>
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