Yakima Valley

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    Town Hall Lanes to Pour 23 Fresh Hop Beers This Weekend

    Fresh hop season in Minnesota is short. The aromatic beer ingredient is touchy when used fresh, and a brewer must get it into the kettle as fast as possible. And while Minnesota grows more of the stuff every year, most hops need to be shipped in to meet the demand, which makes finding fresh hop beer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    Meek Family Estates: Minnesotan now makes world-class wines in Washington

    Michael MeekMeek Family Estates Yakima Valley​I met Michael Meek two years ago as he was about to release his first vintage of Meek Family Estates. As a resident of Minnetonka, Michael realized that to make world-class wines you need to head west, and his location in Yakima Valley, Washington ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    August 15, 2007

    Surly Nation

    Need a drink? Yeah, It's been that kind of month. So how about a local surly ale?

  • Arts

    July 15, 1998

    Exiled from Main Street

    William Finnegan's Cold New World maps the topography of dispossession