The Cowles Center gets a $3 million Christmas present

Dance fan and philanthropist Caroline Amplatz has donated $3 million to help the Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts rehab its Arts & Education Wing, reports the Star Tribune. The eight-story building, on the corner of Hennepin Avenue and 6th Street in downtown Minneapolis, is home to 28 nonprofit arts groups, including James … [ Read more]

Anonymous couple thanks Salvation Army with $500,000 check

A check made out for $500,000 was dropped in a Salvation Army kettle over the weekend at a Cub Foods in Rosemount, reports Star Tribune. The quiet act of generosity was made by a couple who said it was their way of saying thank you. Salvation Army spokeswoman Julie Borgen said they’ve been in touch with … [ Read more]


Love this photo? Purchase a print and support The Growler. Visit view photos available for purchase, sizing, and pricing. 

Keep The Growler
Free and Independent


Your financial support helps ensure the future of The Growler as a free and independent publication that brings you the stories you care about.