The Growler’s guide to Art-A-Whirl 2018

Spring has sprung (finally), and Northeast Minneapolis is springing into a whirlwind of a weekend—it’s the 23rd annual Art-A-Whirl. From May 18–20, thousands of people will descend on the area to browse art, tour studios and galleries, and watch artists’ creative techniques. But people need to eat, drink, and take a load-off, too, so many … [ Read more]

Chowgirls Killer Catering doubles in size with new Northeast headquarters

Chowgirls Killer Catering is expanding into a new Northeast Minneapolis headquarters, the company announced today. At nearly 11,000 square feet—double the square footage of its previous location—the new HQ at 336 Hoover Street NE will allow Chowgirls to keep up with a rising demand for their catering services across the Metro, while still dishing out organic, … [ Read more]

Weekend Events Preview 4/3–4/6

It’s Thursday and you know what that means… The Weekend Events Preview is here to protect you from a spring snow storm and provide you with plenty of fun weekend activities. Expand your brain at the Science Museum’s Fermentational Informational or join a discussion on women in the craft beer industry at the Minnesota Museum … [ Read more]

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14 Things to Help You Tolerate Valentine’s Day

By Grace Sell   Whether single, in a relationship, or “it’s complicated” – we were all struck by Cupid’s arrow the moment we tasted our first heartbreakingly-good craft beer. Here at The Growler, we may not be the most romantic kids on the block, but we do know love when we see it – just like … [ Read more]

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Locavore Serenade – A Food and Music Pairing Presented by Chowgirls Killer Catering and 89.3 The Current

If you’re a local music and local food junky, then you’ll want to get your tickets quick for the Locavore Serenade on January 26th. Only 40 tickets are available for an intimate dinner and music night at the Parlor in Northeast Minneapolis. From 6-9:00pm your ears and taste-buds will tingle with warm winter foods from award winning … [ Read more]

Live Music and a Meal at Locavore Serenade Featuring Lucy Michelle

By Brian Kaufenberg Locavore Serenade is a series of intimate dinners pairing an expansive menu of small plates, festive cocktails, and acoustic performances from guest musicians. The next Locavore Serenade is on December 1 from 6–9pm at the Chowgirls Parlor located at 1224 NE 2nd St in Minneapolis and welcomes local sweetheart Lucy Michelle as the musical … [ Read more]