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Minnesota Moms of Comedy

The journey of a standup comedian is anything but glamorous. Late nights, empty open mics, and a lot of time spent alone trying to perfect a few brief … [Read more]

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VIDEO: The Growler Cover Artist Featured at Posters & Pints

St. Paul-based illustrator David Witt's art has graced the cover of The Growler since day one, in addition to local gig posters, comic book pages, … [Read more]

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May Arts and Culture Events

A look at our favorite arts and culture events in Minnesota during May 2015, presented by 89.3 The Current. Featured Event The Dinner Party … [Read more]

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No Gluten, No Problem

Nightingale and Sociable Cider Werks team up for a gluten-free spring dinner Photos by Ellen Burkhardt Gluten has surfaced as Public Enemy No. One … [Read more]


Book Dabbler: The World is on Fire

Last June I drove to Osceola, Wisconsin, to paddle the St. Croix with a college buddy. I filled a cooler with beer and beef jerky—ready for a day of … [Read more]


Craft Culture: Wood from the Hood

Photos Aaron Davidson Outside Wood from the Hood’s main office on Minnehaha Avenue and 26th Street in Minneapolis sits a small red dumpster with … [Read more]

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10 Prime Minnesota Butcher Shops

Minnesotans have plenty of options when it comes to where they buy their meat, but these 10 butchers are The Growler editorial team’s favorites in the … [Read more]


Rock ‘N’ Roll: Meeting Joan Jett, and the Harsh Reality of Life Backstage

Editor's note: This article was produced as a part of a collaboration between The Growler Magazine and 89.3 The Current, Minnesota’s non-commercial, … [Read more]

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Sunday Growler Sales Now Legal in Minnesota, Pending City Approval

Minneapolis craft-beer drinkers, mark June 14 on your calendars. If all goes smoothly, that could be the first Sunday you'll be able to legally purchase growlers and 750ml bottles from your favorite brewery. On May 1, Minnesota Governor Mark … [Read more]

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10,000 Things to Do During 10,000 Minutes of Minnesota Craft Beer Week

The idea behind the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild's 10,000 Minutes of Minnesota Craft Beer is simple: There are 10,000 minutes in a week, so what better way to spend them than drinking beers from the Land of 10,000 Lakes? From Brau Brothers … [Read more]

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May Beer Events

A look at our favorite beer-related events in Minnesota during May 2015, presented by Featured Event 10,000 Minutes of Minnesota Craft Beer May 4-10 Various locations The Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild brings back 10,000 … [Read more]

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Town Hall Offering Gift Cards for Growlers

If empty growlers clinking around in your trunk or cluttering up your basement is starting to get old, Town Hall Brewery has just the thing for you. Town Hall's Growler Spring Clean Program works like this: for every empty growler—regardless of … [Read more]


Now Open (Or Damn Close): Lupulin Brewing

Photos by Brian Kaufenberg On May 10, many eager Minnesotans with boats in tow will find themselves in Big Lake, parked in bumper-to-bumper traffic on U.S. Highway 10 on their way north for fishing opener. On May 15, they’ll find themselves in lined … [Read more]

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