Machinery Hill

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes: No. 63, Giggles' walleye cakes

    As a countdown to the Best of the Twin Cities 2014, coming April 16, the Hot Dish is serving up 100 of our favorite local dishes.There is no better celebration of all things Minnesota than the State Fair. From the green and yellow beauty of Machinery Hill to the piles of fried edibles, it's enough t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    Kemps subjects new flavors to a lick-off at the fair

    www.kemps.comVote online or in person for Kemps' next Hometown Favorite.​The Minnesota State Fair starts in less than a week, and those who can't control their cravings for the next six days can find some relief in Kemps' recently launched, limited-edition "Hometown Favorite" Sweet Martha's Co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    MN Fashion Week, Wants vs. Needs, Dr. Dog, more: Freeloader Friday

    ‚Äč(Pictured: Kokoon Spring 2010)With MN Fashion Week in full swing, this is an excellent weekend to check out some of the free fashion parties around town, from a charity events to high fashion to t-shirt sales. But don't worry if you're not a fashionista; there are plenty of other cool events for ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    September 2, 2009

    How Minnesotan is the State Fair's fare?

    One could spend an entire day at the fair without eating locally grown food

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2009

    Northrop summer concert series kicks off this week

    The series features free concerts at noon on weekdays.

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2007

    Whiskey Reborn

    Whiskey Junction closed its doors at the end of last year after drowning for months in red ink and acrimony. But last week the Minneapolis City Council granted a liquor license to new owner Tom O'Shea.

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2005

    Nomad World Pub

    Nomad World Pub The Nomad World Pub is slated to open its doors in just two days. Taking over the former Five Corners Saloon space, the bar will kick things off Wednesday night with a show by local hip hop heroes Heiruspecs and Kanser. The West Bank saloon has been completely refurbished. Wooden boo ... More >>

  • News

    September 6, 2000

    Fair Gone Conclusion

    Local TV news groupies, hormone-charged Midway mavens, and that old fall feeling

  • Arts

    August 30, 2000

    Barnyard School

    More than a thousand artists each year compete to find the art of the blue ribbon at the State Fair

  • News

    July 10, 1996

    Who Are These Girls & Guys?

    That's a bigger question than usual in our 1996 new music poll.

  • Music

    May 22, 1996
  • Music

    April 17, 1996