What would life be like if your local bar allowed you direct access to their beer taps and charged you on a per-ounce basis? Would you be more likely to try a beer you might not otherwise try? Would you miss the interaction with the barkeep, or does fetching your own beer just cut out the middleman? ... More >>
Just when you thought National Anthem couldn't get more viral, the wickedly talented Idina Menzel has been tapped to perform it at the 2014 MLB All-Star Game, which will be held July 15 at Target Field. Famous for singing the Oscar-winning "Let it Go" in the box office smash Frozen and having John ... More >>
Paul McCartney has announced a new Minneapolis date at Target Field, according to sources. The August show fits within the Beatles founder's Out There U.S. tour, which is hitting arenas and stadiums around the country this summer.After Target Field has hosted country superstar Kenny Chesney a few ti ... More >>
Eyebrows in Twins Territory were raised last year when our beloved and beautiful Target Field didn't crack TripAdvisor's list of the best ballparks in America.But this year, the $545 million house that the Pohlads and Hennepin County built has been restored to its rightful place in the top 10.See al ... More >>
The Minnesota Twins and Target Field have just announced their plans for food truck glory. Will it be a swing and a miss or a home run for the new food truck? You can be the judge next week in downtown Minneapolis. See also: Target Field makes PETA's list of vegetarian-friendly ball parks
The Minnesota Twins have done an amazing job this season integrating the fire of local musicians into the flow of their games. While it hasn't always translated into success on the playing field, the Midwest Music Showcase is a reminder that Target Field is only a few short steps from the downtown m ... More >>
You can't smoke real cigarettes at Target Field -- in fact, you can't even leave the stadium to puff on one during the game. (Weed, on the other hand? At least one guy has gotten away with it!)PREVIOUS COVERAGE: Hennepin County bans e-cigs So it probably shouldn't come as a surprise to hear that tea ... More >>
Following one of the busiest years they've had in a while, Soul Asylum is starting to make some noise in 2013. Last year marked the entry of Delayed Reaction, their first new studio album in six years, but it also signaled the departure of founding guitarist Dan Murphy. Now, with frontman Dave Pirne ... More >>
The Twins keep slicing their payroll. On Tuesday, the organization drew tons of heat after unveiling a plan that would've charged fans $15 to watch batting practice. (They scrapped the idea later that day!) And after an ugly three-game sweep in Kansas City, the team's record is back in familiar terr ... More >>
Target Field has been up and running for a full three seasons now, which means it's time to keep renovating.See also:- Minnesota Twins have increased in value more than any other pro sports franchise since 2000
SEE ALSO:-- Strangers at the Twins game: A blind date outing in their own tweets -- Minnesota Twins have increased in value more than any other pro sports franchise since 2000Two years from now Minnesotan baseball fans may be able to sing "Take me out to the All-Star game!"Target Field is reportedly ... More >>
See Also:Target Field's new menu items: An opening day round-upBest Food at Target Field - 2011: Vincent BurgerMuch has been written about the fabulous food and beverage options at Target Field, but the focus is usually on the exclusive beers, beefy burgers, mega meatballs, and the classic nachos in ... More >>
Thousands of fun-lovin', cowboy hat-wearin', country music fans descended upon downtown Minneapolis yesterday for the first ever concert at Target Field, for a double-bill featuring Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw dubbed the Brothers of the Sun tour. Weather-wise, you couldn't have asked for a nicer da ... More >>
Figures supplied by both the Twins and the public ballpark authority and a separate analysis by the Department of Revenue indicate Target Field has has significantly increased the amount of sales and use taxes generated by the Twins.The numbers show that the ballpark generated $17 million in tax rev ... More >>
Related:Ten local songs the Minnesota Twins should play at Target FieldFor all those cool dads (and their cool offspring and spouses) out there, here's a chance to make the tradition of a baseball game on Father's Day a little more interactive. Certainly the music folks at the Minnesota Twins must h ... More >>
Right after reporting on some of the food and drink items that are new to Target Field this season, we received a tip that should prove very exciting for fans of Surly Cynic, Bender, Coffee Bender, Bitter Brewer, and Hell -- all available on a rotating basis throughout the season in section 124. Sur ... More >>
The enjoyment of a ball game at Target Field is so much more than the final score. It's the crack of the bat, the vibrant green of the grass, the crisp Minnesota spring wind pinking cheeks, a serious-sized drink and a pile of calorie-rich foods. The big news in stadium food is not just that it now i ... More >>
We all know there are fewer and fewer places where smokers can light up these days, including anywhere indoors other than a private dwelling or tobacco store.Now, the Minnesota Twins are taking the smoking crackdown to the next level. Fox 9 reports that before Monday's home opener, the designed smok ... More >>
In an unveiling this morning, the Minnesota Twins announced that this summer fans will be able to enjoy both Surly and Fulton by the pint at Target Field.Surly will be available in Section 124, while Fulton will be poured at the Townball Tavern. This is great news for beer and baseball aficionados; ... More >>
The Twins lost 99 games last season, then followed that dismal compaign with a relatively quiet offseason where management cut the team's payroll from $115 million to about $100 million. As Jim Souhan writes: "As [the Angels and Tigers] have invested a combined $454 million on two players, Alber ... More >>
A year ago at this time, the Twins were coming off a rousingly successful inaugural year at Target Field, and the future looked bright.As the old saying goes, what a difference a last-place season makes. After 99 losses and more injuries than you can shake a Punto at, it appears the young-talent- ... More >>
The Twins say they're re-evaluating policies to make sure this was an isolated incident.Taylor Campione and Kelsi Culpepper -- the two lesbian women who were scolded by a Target Field security guard for kissing -- met with Twins administrators last week to talk about preventing future harassm ... More >>
Same-sex kissing on the jumbotron?In the controversial PR mess over a Target Field guard telling a pair of lesbian smoochers to knock it off, commenter Robin raises the possibility of an intriguing bit of street protest: Pull a fast one on the jumbotron operator.
With tickets on sale this morning for his much-anticipated show at Yankee Stadium, Sir Paul McCartney is unveiling a string of U.S. stadium dates that will bring him to Target Field in Minneapolis for the stadium's first ever public concert on September 1.
The enemy on the prowl.Sorry to all the Twins fans who have enjoyed free parking since Target Field opened, but your luck has just run out. That's right: Those insufferable money grubbers down at City Hall have finally caught on to the parking on 4th Street North, adjacent from the stadium.
DIY veggie sushi at the Wedge this weekIt's technically April, but the weather hasn't cooperated enough to officially declare patio season open for business just yet (remember last year when we hit 81 degrees on April 1? Sigh.) Luckily there are plenty of food-related activities to distract y ... More >>
More new eats at Target Field? Just because there's still snow on the ground, that doesn't mean we can't start getting psyched up for baseball season. The Star Tribune points out that the Twins will be announcing this year's concessions lineup on March 29--and that there may still be time to ... More >>
A few personal favorites herein.
Can the Twins erase their recent history against the Evil Empire?
What history says of playoff clubs in new ballparks.
Weather or not -- here they come.
Target Field and the Metrodome will both be full tonight.More than 100,000 people are expected to clog Minneapolis this evening as the city braces for something it's never seen before: Simultaneous home games for the Vikings and the Twins downtown, thanks to brand-new Target Field.
Target Field is not good enough for the Star TribuneThe Star Tribune has been accused of being a relentless shill for building new stadiums on the taxpayer's dime, so it's notable that the Minnesota paper of record declared the new Twins ballpark to be "overrated" in Sunday's edition.Writer Lauri ... More >>
What are your likes and dislikes for the ballpark? Reader feedback encouraged.
Home run balls aren't exactly flying out of Target Field . . . yet.
Courtesy of the Star TribuneTarget Field's array of different concessions has made us curious about the wider world of MLB snacks. Which is why we tracked down La Velle E. Neal III, who has been covering the Twins for the Star Tribune for 13 seasons and has visited 23 of the 30 major league b ... More >>
Ozzie's wary unit comes to town trailing the Twins by eight games. Oh, and it's not even June.
Naysayers worried about tundra-like conditions for the Twins' home opener, outside in their brand-new, $545 million Target Field. But it was shirt-sleeve weather, and it couldn't have gone better, with a 5-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox.
Were you there? Reader impressions encouraged.
Get ready to make history tonight.
Foodstuffs from around the Twin Cities really step up to the plate
Yes, that man is smoking weed out of a bong whittled from a red pepper.Yesterday we brought you the story of the dude who whittled a bong out of a red pepper because he wanted to be the first to smoke ganja at the new Twins field.We've got a standing invitation to the Twins Toker himself for a on ... More >>
CnnIThe brave hero sneaks a quick toke from a bong whittled out of a red pepper.Target Field, you have officially sold out to the man.The swells who built the stadium totally aren't cool with fans toking the sticky icky during the seventh inning stretch.CNN brings us the strange case of a man who ... More >>
Northeast Minneapolis favorite Kramarczuk's has signed on to offer its bratwurst and Polish and Hungarian sausages at Target Field.
The downtown area's vitality will get a much-needed shot in the arm, according to a new study.
The Twins' new stadium will offer a new selection of food as well, including a steak sandwich inspired by Murray's.
More farce at the stadium of the absurd
Hubert's -- What will become of thee?