Stone Arch marks grand opening at MSP Airport

Finding a decent beer at an airport can often be a challenge. Most airport tap towers are dominated by macro lagers and the “crafty” side of craft beer. While MSP was by no means a craft wasteland with outposts from Rock Bottom, O’Gara’s, and French Meadow, it’s getting a big boost this week with the grand … [ Read more]

New craft beer restaurant taking flight at MSP

Craft beer lovers from around the world are about to be treated to some of Minnesota’s finest at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Stone Arch, a new Minnesota craft-beer restaurant that will be located in the former Chili’s space in the airport mall, near the entrance to Concourse F, is on pace to open this summer … [ Read more]

Bigger is better when it comes to MSP’s new security checkpoint

A big, 10-lane security checkpoint is slated to open in mid-February at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport’s Terminal 1, reports The Star Tribune. The new, $17 million checkpoint will be on the north side of the terminal’s ticketing area. The overhaul involves closing three smaller checkpoints and consolidating them into two bigger ones on the busy … [ Read more]

Escape Lounge to open at MSP Airport December 7

The 35 million travelers cycling through MSP Airport every year will have a new option for relaxing during layovers. An Escape Lounge will open in Lindberg Terminal 1 on December 7. The $2 million, 5,000-square-foot facility will offer food and drink, high speed WiFi and device charging, a quiet library, and other amenities for a … [ Read more]

MSP to be first in U.S. to open a luxury lounge for passengers of any airline

The Star Tribune reports that a luxury lounge for passengers of any airline will be opening in the coming months at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. It’s being touted as the first of its kind in the United States.  The “Escape Lounge,” planned for the mezzanine level of Terminal 1 (Lindbergh), will charge a yet-to-be-determined … [ Read more]

Smack Shack, Angel Food, Republic, more craft beer, approved for MSP Airport

The Metropolitan Airport Commission has approved new concession bids for MSP Airport and some familiar Twin Cities food luminaries will be taking up residence in Terminal 1. The Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild, Smack Shack, Angel Food Bakery, and Republic (Seven Corners location pictured, above) are among the new vendors that will have access to the 35 … [ Read more]