A unanimous city council vote has cleared the way for a boutique hotel to take shape above the future Cafe Alma. Alex Roberts purchased the two-level space on University Avenue, adjacent to his standard-bearing Restaurant Alma. MinnPost reports plans for a six-room hotel and ground-level cafe inspired by Chicago’s Longman & Eagle.
Thursday, January 2nd: American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition Meet the drys, wets, gangsters, flappers, lawmen and suffragists of America’s most colorful, complex constitutional hiccup in the new traveling exhibit “American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition” created by the National Constitution Center, on view at the Minnesota History Center. Find out more. Minnesota … [ Read more]
Bent Paddle Brewing Co., which has been brewing beer for the Twin Ports region over the past 6 months, will begin distribution in the Twin Cities at select liquor stores. The following stores will begin carrying 12oz. 6 packs of Bent Paddle’s current flagship beers (pictured above) on Wed, Nov. 13th: North Loop Wine & … [ Read more]
We’ll admit, we’re a little late on this one — we had the opportunity to go on GetKnit’s first ever North Shore Brewery Tour way back in April — but better late than never, right? Let’s get right down to it, the North Shore Brewery Tour is awesome for a few reasons. First, if we went back … [ Read more]
Thursdays, Starting June 27th, 8PM — “The Beer Show” Debuts on 1500 ESPN Tonight, tune into 1500 ESPN (KSTP-AM) for the debut of “The Beer Show” at 8PM. The show is co-hosted by Joe Alton, The Growler Magazine’s own Editor-in-chief and Chris Reuvers of 1500ESPN — sports personality and beer lover. Every Thursday night from 8 … [ Read more]
Lots of event going on this weekend! From Rock the Garden to The St. Paul Summer Beer Festival, there’s too much to do and too little time. Here’s a snapshot of what you can plan for this weekend: Saturday, June 15th: 11AM – 1:30 PM: Kegs & Eggs Beer Brunch || Stout’s Pub, Falcon Heights Join … [ Read more]
By Amber Collett, Northeast Ride Sure, Minneapolis has been declared one of Bicycling magazine’s top cities for bicycling—but I’d like to add to that honor by declaring the Twin Cities, as a whole, the best cities for bicycling to beer. Now I realize that my award may not carry the prestige Bicycling magazine’s does, but … [ Read more]