30 Years in the Brew City: Milwaukee’s Lakefront Brewery celebrates craft brewing milestone

As a Milwaukee girl, beer runs deep in my family. And there was one name that almost always made the list of beverages in the cooler for a weekend … [Read more]

The Mash-Up: Oktoberfests are coming! Plus, State Fair specialty beers are announced

With well over 100 breweries now pouring their beer in Minnesota, there’s always something new to try. To keep you up-to-date, we present The … [Read more]

Milk & Honey Ciders to open new cidery and taproom

Milk & Honey Ciders’ Aaron Klocker, Adam Theis, and Peter Gillitzer are pressing forward to achieve a longtime dream they've had since they … [Read more]

Cold Spring Brewing Company sells to private equity firm, Brynwood Partners

Cold Spring Brewing has been sold to private equity firm. Brynwood Partners, a Connecticut-based company, announced it has acquired Cold Spring … [Read more]

More Drink Stories


The Mill: Lambic in the U.S., Kaiseki Furukawa opens, and pre-fame Prince

August 9—August 15 One great thing about the drink industry is that it’s ripe for experimentation and new ventures. While in past weeks we’ve seen … [Read more]

The Mill: Minnesota State Fair beers, Cheers Wisconsin!, and craft brewing industry report

August 2–August 8 August is here, and the anticipation for the Minnesota State Fair is building. This year’s specialty beers include old favorites … [Read more]

Haute Dish has closed, Loring Pasta Bar sold and will reopen LRx: Loring & Pharmacy Bar

Just days after Victory 44 closed its doors, another lauded Minneapolis restaurant, Haute Dish, has shuttered. The last day for the North Loop … [Read more]

The Mill: HopCat opens, craft brewers join forces, and HOTTEA yarn bombs MOA

July 26–August 1 HopCat, the lauded chain of craft beer bars, opened the doors of its new downtown Minneapolis location with 80 beers on tap, and … [Read more]

More Food Stories

Land of 10,000 Drinks Banner

Arts & Culture

MPR’s Kerri Miller to host new national radio show from America’s heartland

Minnesota Public Radio News is launching a new national show this fall: "Flyover." Starting September 10, the weekly, live, call-in show, hosted by Kerri Miller, will focus on “the big issues of modern American identity.” Miller will bring in … [Read more]

The Soap Factory 2.0: Renovation to add more artist space and restaurant to Minneapolis art venue

A daring, innovative Minneapolis art space is soon to rejuvenate its artistic game. Starting late September, The Soap Factory will update its 130-year-old industrial building with a $6.2 million dollar building improvement project. The renovation … [Read more]

Capturing the science (and magic) of Pixar at Science Museum of Minnesota

Remember the first time you watched Buzz Lightyear fly “to infinity, and beyond?” How about the feeling you got when Dory told Nemo, “Just keep swimming?” Or how your jaw dropped when Lightning McQueen came speeding across your screen? This … [Read more]

Two Visions for the Future of the Ford Site

The City of St. Paul is close to finalizing a development plan for the long-vacant, 135-acre site of the former Ford Assembly Plant in Highland Park. But not everyone is on board with the vision that the City has proposed. We asked a supporter and an … [Read more]

More Arts & Culture Stories

Land of 10,000 Drinks Banner