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 >>
Anyone who has been to a baseball game at Target Field knows that you can have a good time there no matter if the Twins are winning or losing -- though a victory by the hometown squad certainly helps make the experience even more memorable. Well, good times are going to be even easier to be had at ... 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 >>
Its's a beer-centric Week in Food, but be sure to put down your pint long enough to check out the Bachelor Farmer's one-year anniversary party on Saturday. 7/30 In their cleverly named "We've Got an App for That" class, the Cooks of Crocus Hill staff will teach students about an array of alluring a ... 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
Given the the vehemence with which anti-gay activists oppose anti-bullying measures in our schools, the results of a new survey hardly sound surprising: Straight Minnesota teenagers think it's fine to bully their LGBT classmates. What's worse, some teachers are leading the way with homophobi ... More >>
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 Andy MannixTaylor Campione and Kelsi Culpepper hope their story can be a lesson for others.Earlier today, we reported the story of Taylor Campione and Kelsi Culpepper, two lesbians who were scolded by a security guard at Target Field for a peck on the lips. Since the story's publication ... 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 >>
Photo courtesy of the Minnesota TwinsEarlier this week, I wrote a piece about the recent disappointing changes to the music programming at Target Field, specifically since the organization swapped out previous music director Kevin Dutcher for new hire Dan Edwards from 96.3 NOW. Though I was hopin ... 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 >>
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.
Conspiracy theory and lament herein. Join the frustration.
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 >>
Michelle LeonUptown Cafeteria's new Skybar is king!We all have our favorite standbys for outdoor drinking and dining--W.A. Frost's lush garden patio, the busy sidewalk seats at French Meadow, or the Dennis Rodman-drawing roofdeck at Stella's. But have you checked out the breezy surrounds at t ... 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 >>
The surging left fielder is still the youngest at his position in all of baseball.
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 >>
If the club gets healthy, don't look for any major moves.
While we're big fans of the food inside the stadium, we realize that sometimes you're going to want to hit a nearby restaurant before or after the game, too (those innings can drag on for hours sometimes...) With the Twins back to town this Friday, here are our Top 5 picks for North Loop dining. w ... More >>
Not in MinneapolisHow is it that a restaurant bragging about its attractive waitresses squeezed into tight tanks and short shorts -- bras and pantyhose required! -- can't make a go of it across the street from an NBA arena in a major metropolitan area? Hooters in Block E, $1.8 million in the ... 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 >>
Until about two seconds ago, we were starting to get just the slightest bit annoyed by Target Field concessionaire Delaware North Sportservice's shrewd (and brilliant) marketing scheme of rolling out new menu items on tap for the Twins' new home one at a time and just slowly enough to score n ... More >>
You'll be able have a glass of exclusive Target Field wine along with your Murray's and Kramarczuk's at Twins games.
Drink some wine or drive to taste some wine and then store it using a crazy new gadget. Check out what we learned reading this week's Hot Dish.
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.
Yesterday's fireworks aside, the boys still have the worst road record in baseball. Road Warriors we are not.
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