Sam Stern

  • News

    December 15, 2010

    Taste of Minnesota ends in bankruptcy

    Is financier Andy Faris to blame?

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    How Andy Faris ran Taste of Minnesota into bankruptcy

    ZyckoAndy Faris ran Taste of Minnesota into Bankruptcy.​Five more people filed claims yesterday against the company that botched the historic Taste of Minnesota festival on Harriet Island and drove it into bankruptcy.This year's Fourth of July weekend event was a complete debacle. A combination of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    Andy Faris: Taste of Minnesota bankruptcy not just my fault

    ​We ran a story this morning on the factors that led to the big debacle that was this year's Taste of Minnesota, explaining that many people blame event financier Andy Faris. But Faris, who was hesitant to share the details of what went wrong for the first story because of the pending involuntary ... More >>