After the winter we just endured, Minnesotans couldn't be blamed for experiencing some PTSD this morning when we woke up, saw white stuff on the ground, and heard the sound of ice being scraped off cars in driveways and on streets.Of course, we tend to forget that the Twin Cities was rocked by a big ... More >>
Seasonal thaws and spring training starting up in Florida are plenty to get Minnesota Twins fans giddy for the sights and sounds at Target Field. Music plays a huge role in baseball, so events like Rock N Jock Expo can feed urges for all sorts of fans this weekend. The now-annual event brings togeth ... More >>
The Met Council announced this morning that the first Green Line LRT train carrying passengers will run between downtown St. Paul and downtown Minneapolis this June.Light rail service will begin btwn Minneapolis and St. Paul on Saturday, June 14. We can't wait to celebrate with you! #GreenLineTC-- M ... More >>
Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. We get things going this week on Local Frames with a premiere of the brand new video from Twinkie Jiggles Broken Orchestra, a new project led by local music luminary Sean Mc ... More >>
On Saturday night, Twins closer Glen Perkins did something Andrew W.K. would be proud of.SEE ALSO: Glen Perkins hooks up Twins tickets for "screwed" fan Perkins bought a round of free drinks for a group of fans who were imbibing at Kent Hrbek's Target Field bar during a rain delay.
After hitting a Twins game last Father's Day, Trampled by Turtles made their return to Target Field on Wednesday. The gorgeous day for an afternoon game against the Cleveland Indians got an extra boost from Dave Simonett and company as they picked through several songs during breaks of a contest tha ... More >>
At the beginning of baseball season, Mac's Fish & Chips announced they would be making their namesake dish available to fans at Target Field. Now the father-and-son-owned restaurant will be opening a second dine-in location in Lynnhurst, reports the Southwest Journal. See Also:Best Burger 2 ... More >>
It's impossible to beat a gorgeous July evening in Minneapolis -- especially when P.O.S is the in-game entertainment at Target Field. The very first hip-hop show at the Minnesota Twins' stadium went off without a hitch on Wednesday as the rapper and a band of pals performed several songs from We Don ... More >>
Looks like 2013 is the year that music finally gets to live and breathe in Target Field. The Minnesota Twins' gorgeous downtown park has announced plans to host the Skyline Music Festival on Friday, July 26, featuring hometown heroes Soul Asylum. This is dubbed "The LP tour," so each band will play ... More >>
Summer un-officially began this month as pitchers and catchers reported to Florida to mark the start of another season of trying to survive in Twins territory. Even though about 12 inches of snow covers Target Field, we can still daydream of April 1 when the skies will be blue, and Joe Mauer and Jus ... More >>
KENNY CHESNEY IS TOTALLY PSYCHED TO PLAY TARGET FIELD AGAIN THIS SUMMER! And he sent us all a totally personalized audio bite to prove it.See also: Kenny Chesney is the only musician worthy of Target Field, apparently Kenny Chesney & Tim McGraw at Target Field, 7/8/12 Ten reasons Zac Brown Band ... 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 >>
See Also:Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw will play first concert at Target FieldYou've shaved your head, and covered your new bald spot with a crisp, beach-ready white straw hat. Your skin is perfectly tanned, and your arms shaped like missiles after bench-pressing Igloo coolers full of Corona on the b ... More >>
In case you haven't noticed -- and judging by the attendance you haven't -- Joe Mauer is hurt again. As of today, he's hitting .314 and putting up a better year than the last, but it's still not enough for the Homer Hanky-less crowds at Target Field this season. People are getting impatient, b ... More >>
Related:Trampled by Turtles Day declared in Minneapolis and DuluthTrampled by Turtles at First Avenue, 4/11/12Ten local songs the Minnesota Twins should play at Target FieldThe month of April has been an eventful one for the gents in Trampled by Turtles. Not long after a sold-out release show at Fir ... More >>
Sure, a baseball season is a marathon, not a sprint. But the Minnesota Twins are like a distance runner experiencing bilateral leg weakness during the first mile.You see, through 18 games, the Twins have been bad -- really, really bad, with their struggles epitomized by an 11-2 beatdown at the hands ... More >>
Related:Minnesota Twins phase out local music programming, amp up Top 40 hitsIn 2010, the Minnesota Twins won 94 games and were Central Division champions, but last year they slid to 63-99. Chalk this collapse up to injuries, disastrous pitching, or Delmon Young, but don't discount the role that a m ... More >>
Hello, friends! As the lilacs burst open and the birdies sing their happy songs, we bring you the very best of the week's stories here at Hot Dish.~Top 5 (or 10) fever burns ever strong; Just in time for drinking al fresco (outdoors, that is) here's our our picks for Top Patio Bars.~Because tat ... More >>
The first Central Corridor train won't run for two more years, but Gov. Mark Dayton already has Southwest LRT on his mind.Yesterday, in his bonding proposal, the Governor included $25 million for what would be the third LRT line in the metro.While Rep. Mike Beard, R-Shakopee, chair of the House T ... More >>
Well, it's certainly no Paul McCartney.Target Field announced this morning that their first ever public concert in the new stadium will feature co-headlining country artists Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw on July 8, 2012, news that's being met with a resounding, harmonious grump-fest from Twin Citi ... More >>
Carrying the team through good times and bad
Photo by Erik HessLike Judy Garland, Babes in Toyland and the late Ruth Adams, Sue Nelson is a Minnesota institution in her own right and another credit to the long history of creative and talented musical women from the land of 10,000 lakes.
Paul McCartney is embarking on a small tour of U.S. outdoor stadiums this summer, but contrary to what was initially reported to us by a concert promoter earlier this month, that tour will not include a stop at Target Field. Officials at the Twins stadium have confirmed that a tweet sent out by t ... More >>
The couple has received Facebook messages from stadium employees who say they need more diversity training.Three weeks after the incident, the Minnesota Twins are apologizing on behalf of a security guard who told a lesbian couple they must "adhere to the 10 Commandments" at Target Field. Tw ... More >>
Photo by Andrea SwenssonWith the criticism of the new Minnesota Twins music director Dan Edwards reaching a deafening roar on social media networks, it sounds like Edwards finally took note of some of the feedback that's been flung his way.Last night, as hail pelted down on the attendees at Targe ... More >>
Fielder's ChoiceFind this bbq sauce @Target Field.Unless you're a local broadcast junkie or sports fans, KARE 11 anchor Mike Pomeranz's announcement that he's launching a new barbecue sauce into an already crowded market might not have possessed a ton of news value. (You're going to have to d ... More >>
Merlot replaces peanuts and cracker jack. After a 16-year run in Minneapolis's fluorescent-lit, warehouse-like Convention Center, Minnesota Monthly's 17th Food & Wine Experience is moving to more chic digs. This March 5 and 6, the Experience will take place at Target Field--but no need to bus ... More >>
Going nowhere for a while.Metro Transit says that a power line failure on the Hiawatha Line stalled service system wide this morning. Buses replaced trains between the Target Field and Franklin Avenue stations to keep travelers moving. The power line fell onto the tracks near the Metrodome, and ... More >>
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 >>
Police officers at the scene of the Monday crash.A 55-year-old man was struck and killed by a Quicksilver Express Courier truck on 1st Avenue at 5th Street N. in downtown Minneapolis on Monday, after the truck made a right turn in front of the bike.
Jim Thome defies the Sports Illustrated cover jinx -- so far.So much for the Sports Illustrated jinx. The day after word spread that Jim Thome was the subject of this week's SI cover story, he slammed career home run No. 589, and No. 25 for the season, as the Twins claimed the American Leag ... More >>
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 >>
BWC at ThatsTwinsBaseball.comKirby the Kestrel: Have you seen Target Field's falcon?Where's Kirby the Kestrel?The falcon who gained national attention after devouring a moth live on TV hasn't been seen since--at least not on Fox Sports Network.One blogger has even created a "Missing" poster for t ... More >>
Photo: bfishadowMight be a good time to consider working from homeLet's hope the traffic gods are smiling, because more than 55,000 people will blow into downtown Minneapolis at rush hour tonight, as the stars align to bring a Twins home game and a major league teenybopper to town all at once ... More >>
Good news about the new Target Field's concessions: They've really stepped up to the plate. Hungry fans will no longer have to settle for plastic-cheese-topped nachos and those ice cream cups with the little wooden paddles. Hot dogs and baseball fans go together like chewing tobac ... More >>
You'll be able have a glass of exclusive Target Field wine along with your Murray's and Kramarczuk's at Twins games.
Endless recount spotlighted in Cialis spoof
Video scrapbook of fan memories at the Dome.
What the last decade says about a team's performance & spending when they move to a new ballpark.
10 reasons to stick around for the rest of the season.
Concessions Contrast: ballpark prices from '82 and today.
Yesterday's fireworks aside, the boys still have the worst road record in baseball. Road Warriors we are not.