It’s been a weird winter for us Minnesotans. The lakes still haven’t iced over, most parts of the state are only just now getting some snow on the ground, and the more hardy among us still haven’t broken out the down parkas. With the opening tonight of the Ice Bar at Marin in downtown Minneapolis, you can be certain, at least for an evening, that winter has landed.
In addition to sipping a frosty cold one or a hot toddy, you and your friends can amuse yourselves by taking pictures of each other sitting on the ice throne. For the winter wimps, there will also be cozy cabanas and a fire to help take the chill off. You can contemplate all that climate change — or wash it from your memory — with a nice, crisp cocktail.
The Ice Bar at Marin opens at 5 p.m. today, Dec. 18
901 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis