Drink

Northern Brewer alums opening Arbeiter Brewing in South Minneapolis

Three Northern Brewer veterans and a brewer from Town Hall are working to bring a new brewery to life in South Minneapolis’ Longfellow neighborhood. … [Read more]

The Mash-Up: Beers with cinnamon, chilies, and ‘everything but the sink’

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]

Lyft-branded beer debuting in Chicago, includes ride discounts

Lyft, the popular rideshare service, is working with Chicago’s Baderbräu Brewing Company to release cans of its own Lyft-branded beer in the Chicago … [Read more]

Now Open (Or Damn Close): Ashby Brewing Company

Locals in quaint Ashby, Minnesota, population 436, have long congregated at their restaurant, bar, and American Legion hall over pints of beer. With … [Read more]

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Food

The Mill: Smalley’s Caribbean Barbeque serves its last meal in downtown Stillwater

Smalley’s Caribbean Barbeque and Pirate Bar in downtown Stillwater served its last plate of jerk wings on Saturday, after news broke last week that … [Read more]

Saint Dinette team confirms bagel place for Lyn-Lake

Adam Eaton, chef at Saint Dinette, confirmed today an exciting development first reported by our own Steve Hoffman in the December issue of The … [Read more]

Eat the Invasion: Does it make sense to promote the idea of controlling non-native species by eating them?

In the 1890s, a group of Shakespeare fanatics in New York devised a romantic plan to honor the bard: release a member of every animal species … [Read more]

Minnesota Spoon: Beyond barbecue—Thomas Boemer’s expansive vision for cooking with fire

Chef Thomas Boemer’s eyes are watering. He’s standing in front of an improvised outdoor kitchen, made up of a cinder block fire well, with a … [Read more]

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Arts & Culture

The Mill: All-girl school of rock in the works in St. Paul

Finally, some news we can all get on board with: Babes in Toyland drummer Lori Barbero, St. Paul visual artist Chris Larson, and female musician Corey Avery have proposed a rehearsal studio space catered specifically to girls between ages of six and … [Read more]

Askov Finlayson giving 110% to fight climate change

As a teenager, Eric Dayton sat in awe as famed polar explorer Will Steger rolled out a map of Antarctica to show him the route of an epic transcontinental expedition. The moment fueled Dayton’s love of the outdoors and exploration, gained during … [Read more]

‘The Wiz’ is coming to the Children’s Theatre Company stage

Tie up those laces and get ready to ease on down the road: “The Wiz,” the 1978 film adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz” featuring a singing, dancing Diana Ross and Michael Jackson, will be brought to the Children’s Theatre Company stage in an exciting … [Read more]

The Mill: Community gives back to Minnesota man who gives to the homeless

Every night for over 12 years, “Sandwich Man” Allan Law has been passing out sandwiches to homeless people on the streets of Minneapolis. Until now, he’s operated out of the back of his van, keeping supplies in 20 coolers at his Edina apartment and a … [Read more]

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