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Labor Day

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    September 11, 2013
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    September 6, 2013

    Best of Hot Dish: September 2-6, 2013

    While it was time to go back to school and work after a cool Labor Day weekend, it was also time for the Twin Cities food scene to go back to business as usual, post-State Fair. Here are the best stories from Hot Dish this week:

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    August 30, 2013

    Here's 16 Replacements reunion videos from Riot Fest Toronto

    Many amateur videographers put themselves into action last weekend at Riot Fest Toronto as the Replacements played their first gig in 22 years. As we wait for an official release of a live document of the show -- local filmmaker Rick Fuller was on the scene to record it all -- these 16 snippets can ... More >>

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    August 28, 2013
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    August 27, 2013

    Patrick Henry students, teachers organizing in protest of hot school

    Chalk it up as yet another reason why the first day of school shouldn't happen until after Labor Day, if at all possible.REMEMBER! Not the Onion: Fox 9 runs story about helping outdoor workers stay hydrated with water [VIDEO] With the help of MN Neighborhoods Organizing for Change, some Patrick Henr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2013

    Report: Station 4 could be changing to a blues venue

    Longtime St. Paul punk and metal venue Station 4 might be getting more of a makeover than what it originally bargained for. Back in June, the Lowertown club announced it would be closing for the summer to get a long-overdue renovation to its air conditioning system. Shows on the books moved to other ... More >>

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    July 3, 2013
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    June 27, 2013

    Sandcastle is now open

    The hot summer sun soaking into our pale skin is nudging us towards the beach. What better way could there be to spend the day on the beach with a picnic lunch prepared by Doug Flicker? Today, Sandcastle is open for business.  See also: Bread & Pickle's battle for beer

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    June 10, 2013

    Station 4 is closing this summer for renovation

    St. Paul's punk and metal haven Station 4 is taking a breather in a move to make future club-goers breathe better in the future. While there's something oh-so-punk about sweating your face off in the confines of a club during the height of summer, the owners taking measures to replace its ventilatio ... More >>

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    May 22, 2013
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    March 15, 2013

    Harbor View on Lake Pepin opens today, a sure sign of spring

    While the weather predictors may still be claiming that the cooler temperatures aren't going anywhere, the team behind Harbor View Cafe, on the shores of Lake Pepin, is moving along with spring. The restaurant, like their locally sourced food, is seasonal. They've been teasing fans with pictures of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Best of Hot Dish: September 3-7, 2012

    In case Labor Day madness caused you to miss out on this week's news from the Hot Dish, don't worry, here's a recap of our top stories.~Hoping to feast royally without spending a lot of scratch? Check out our picks for the best cheap eats in the Cities.~Two of our cheap eat picks earned th ... More >>

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    September 3, 2012

    Nine unheralded work songs for Labor Day

    As a holiday, Labor Day is rife with contradictions: one works all year to receive a single lousy holiday -- just one fucking day -- celebrating the worker, but that day falls at a spot on the calendar when venturing out anywhere to do anything out of the usual is sado-masochistic at best ... More >>

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    August 31, 2012

    Best of Hot Dish: August 27-31, 2012

    Another fine week of food and drink news has flown by as quickly as a summer day. Here's a few recent stories we wouldn't want you to miss.~ We take a whirlwind tour of the MN State Fair food stands and share our adventures in this story, as well as a delicious slideshow.~Also reporti ... More >>

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    August 29, 2012
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    August 27, 2012

    Gin 101 and more fair fun this Week in Food

    During State Fair season, the Week in Food practically writes itself; after all, who wants to miss out on all that short-term greasy goodness? Fear not though, we've got plenty of other things to recommend if you've hit critical mass regarding food on a stick. 8/27 It doesn't get much more Minneso ... More >>

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    August 22, 2012
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    June 27, 2012

    The Tin Fish vs. Sea Salt Eatery's fish tacos

    Summer is upon us and with it the inexplicable desire to eat outside in the hot sun, preferably using only our hands. Summer is conducive to many a hand-held culinary experience in Minnesota: ice cream cones, hot dogs, and just about anything you can get your greasy hands on from a food truck or the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    Angel statues found in bag with newborn girl in Mississippi River

    One of several angel figures found inside a bag containing a dead newborn.​After the body of a newborn baby girl was found floating in the middle of Mississippi River, cops revealed only that she'd been wrapped in a plastic bag. Now it turns out that the bag contained several items, in what seems ... More >>

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    September 9, 2011

    Eli's LB Sidecar, an end-of-the-season drink of the week

    Eli's adds an inspired twist to the traditional sidecar​LB Sidecar$8.75Eli's Food and Cocktails1225 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis612.332.9997Now that Labor Day has come and gone, drinkers tend to instinctively move from the clear liquors to the browns. The Hot Dish is not quite ready yet, so we settl ... More >>

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    September 6, 2011

    Labor Day Weekend concert roundup

    Photo by Erik Hess​What a weekend! We kicked summer right outta town this long Labor Day Weekend by attending as many events as we could, from Blondie at Mystic Lake to Weezer, Dr. John, and Maroon 5 at the Great Minnesota Get Together to Minneapolis dance nights Get Cryphy and Too Much Love. As w ... More >>

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    September 2, 2011

    It's State Fair fabulous in the Best of Hot Dish: August 29 - September 2, 2011

    It's all State Fair...​It's been over a week of political seed art, grilled corn, deep-fried things on a stick and the Hot Dish's fave, buildings and buildings full of livestock. Yep, it's the State Fair folks, and this week's round up is all about the great Minnesota get-together. Here are some f ... More >>

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    September 2, 2011

    The Hot Dish's top 10 summer posts

    ​Happy Labor Day weekend! Some may call this the unofficial end of summer, but let's not be hasty. We still have a few weeks of warm weather left, and you can even relive the best of summer by catching up on our most popular Hot Dish posts, including guides to the State Fair, a look at Minneso ... More >>

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    August 18, 2011

    Low release NYC subway-themed 'Especially Me' video

    ​Longtime audio/visual collaborators Low and local film and video director Phil Harder have churned out another stunning masterpiece together. The new clip for "Especially Me" -- from this year's C'Mon, the band's 9th full length release -- features vocalist/drummer Mimi Parker aboard a New Yo ... More >>

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    August 15, 2011

    Lyn-Lake Oktoberfest, Labor Day Weekend Block Party lineups announced

    ​In my recap of the Pizza Luce Block Party from this weekend, I remarked that the free fest might end up being the highlight of the summer concert season. But it looks like we'll have a few other worthy contenders before the season is up -- two more late summer block party lineups have been reveal ... More >>

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    June 14, 2011

    More on the deli plan for former Auriga space

    ​We were excited to hear the news that restaurant consultant Tobie Nidetz is partnering with a real estate attorney and first-time restaurateur David Weinstein to take over the former Auriga building to build a "Montreal-style" deli. We wanted to know more about the project .  Nidetz, the sel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    It's Bike To Work Day, so get out of your car

    Thirteen of ClubsTime to pedal.​On Monday, we were so on board with the whole Bike Walk Week thing. But then, a steam bath worthy of Mekong Delta melted the roads and turned our heads to mush. And now that Bike To Work Day is finally here, we have a different issue: It feels more like Portland out ... More >>

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    March 14, 2011

    Block E Applebee's closes

    Another tenant bites the dust.​Hopefully that Block E casino idea will fly, because it's clear that fewer and fewer businesses can succeed at the troubled downtown development. Applebee's is the latest casualty, closing its doors Sunday after being in business at the skyway location since 200 ... More >>

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    September 13, 2010

    Was Jim Thome's Labor Day shot a Twins omen?

    We should not forget the blast.

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    September 2, 2010

    Pillsbury House, Jungle, Park Square open new shows . . . next weekend

    by Travis AndersonPucker up and die, dammit: Shirley Venard and Steve Hendrickson in "Vigil" at Pillsbury House​There is an unwritten law that thou shalt not open a new show over a holiday such as Labor Day weekend, which makes a lot of sense: with the tail end of summer having arrived much too fa ... More >>

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    September 2, 2010

    Jimmy Johns workers walk out for wage increase

    "Wages so low, you'll freak!"​Jimmy Johns service wasn't its usual "freaky fast" today as workers staged a brief walk out at nine Minneapolis franchise locations. The workers are forming their own union to demand better wages and working conditions, including consistent scheduling and minimum ... More >>

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    August 30, 2010

    Grumpy's Drinky Drive-in Monday

    Photo by erin.kkr via flickr.com​After a long, hot weekend at the State Fair, there are plenty of other outdoor activities where you can give your sore feet and sunburned shoulders a rest. For example, Grumpy's downtown is offering up another Monday night double-feature film event at their Drinky ... More >>

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    August 27, 2010

    Affordable wines made for grilled food

    Nothing like a steak off the grill​Most people who drink wine are not going to pop open a 2000 Chateau Montrose St.-Estephe, a 1998 Fox Creek McClaren Vale, or a 2005 Dr. Loosen Erdener Treppchen for their casual grilling event with friends. If you do pop these open, make sure I am invited. Fo ... More >>

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    August 11, 2010
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    August 6, 2010

    Worst Wines of the Year (so far...)

    ​I sample over a thousand wines a year (yes, I spit many, for the sake of my health and liver), and very few wines are what I deem undrinkable. My dad, for example, loves his Tisdale Merlot, which is usually on sale at Morelli's in St. Paul for $2.00. I consider it drinkable, especially for ... More >>

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