The current craft brewing growth isn't Minnesota's first brewery boom. The mid 1990s also saw an uptick in production of local brews, one that can teach the new startups some lessons--at least from those who survived. Great Waters Brewing Company in downtown St. Paul has seen a lot in its 17 years, ... More >>
Tim Pawlenty now works as a lobbyist for America's biggest banks. But that doesn't mean he's too high and mighty to drink cheap bear at the hockey game.SEE ALSO: Wild goalie Josh Harding on MS diagnosis: "I don't look at this like I've got to take a new path"
Pawlenty -- like many others in the Stat ... More >>
In a letter addressed to NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, the owner of the Eagle Street Grille in downtown St. Paul urges an immediate end to a lockout he says has forced him to lay off two-thirds of his staff.SEE ALSO: Wild goalie Josh Harding on MS diagnosis: "I don't look at this like I've got to t ... More >>
Facebook.comCriticizing Dave Grohl is a good idea, but please don't use offensive slurs.Minnesota Wild prospect Justin Fontaine watched the Grammys along with everyone else Sunday night, but didn't get caught up in the Bon Iver fever. Instead, the 24-year-old graduate of University of Minnesota-D ... More >>
You and a friend could get into this building for free tonight.The Minnesota Wild's last preseason game is tonight against the Edmonton Oilers. If you've got at least $70 bucks to throw down, you could buy a couple of tickets. Or you could get them for free from City Pages! We're giving away two ... More >>
New Wild winger Dany Heatley scores a lot, just not when it counts. Dany Heatley coming to the Wild is the only good sports news in town. The Vikings and Timberwolves are locked out, and the Twins are eight games out of first place. In trading away Martin Havlat for Heatley, the Wild are gett ... More >>
Mike Yeo: Tough enough.The Minnesota Wild will name Mike Yeo as their new head coach today, and since we know he's got a tough road ahead to whip the Wild into shape, we thought we'd see just how tough he's been in the past.
Answer: Plenty tough. Check out some of Yeo's brawls from his play ... More >>
There's a moustache down there, somewhere.The Minnesota Wild broke two records in November, and they didn't have to raise a stick for either of them.
The Wild raised $28,270 through donations and ticket sales during Movember, an annual charity event that encourages men to grow mustaches to r ... More >>
Rick Rypien invites a Wild fan to walk the talk.Minnesota Wild fan James Engquist got up close and personal with Rick Rypien of the Vancouver Canucks last night, and almost found himself dragged into hockey fight.
Bet that fan wasn't planning on actually having to walk the talk.
The Wild's sellout streak is tamed.It was a wild run, but it's over.
The Minnesota Wild has sold out every single one of its 409 home games since the team's inaugural season 10 years ago. It's the longest running streak in NHL history. But all that came to a close after yesterday's exhibiti ... More >>
Minnesota Wild fans picked their Top 10 games It's hard to believe that the State of Hockey didn't even have a professional hockey team 10 years ago -- the last one having decamped to Dallas. But this year, die-hard Wild fans at the State Fair have been streaming through the Fan Central build ... More >>
There's a lot on tap this week: swig on Shakespeare, get in a food fight, and see our own Gastro non Grata at First Ave. Enjoy your Week in Food.
A Midsummer Swig: sounds like our kind of culture. Enjoy music, local food, and drinks at CodeSpace while raising money for Tales of ... More >>