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 >>
It is with a cringe that we announce that Kenny Chesney is returning to Target Field for a performance next summer. Although the country star was not Gimme Noise's favorite during this summer's stop for his Brothers of the Sun Tour with Tim McGraw, Grace Potter and Jake Owen, that's not the problem ... 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.
Save $$ on food/beverage before or after the game. Have you seen what Twins tickets are going for on StubHub these days? Thirty-some bucks to watch them play the Brewers...and that's standing room only. After a rough loss to the Royal's last night, the Twins are hitting the road. But here a ... More >>
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.
The Cedar Lake bike trail won't reach the Mississippi this year.We been watching with growing admiration as the crews paving the Cedar Lake bike and walking trail have pushed on past the City Pages offices this fall. That's why we're disappointed at the news today that they won't reach the ... More >>
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.
Photo via wikipediaProfit center or money hole?Bob Lux and his real estate development firm Alatus evidently look at Block E in downtown Minneapolis these days and see something that others don't: A cash register. The company confirmed over the weekend that it has completed a deal to purchas ... More >>
A sweep of the Yankees sends a potent message to the baseball power structure.
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?
Concessions Contrast: ballpark prices from '82 and today.
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