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.
Minneapolis City Council Approves Alma Hotel
Weekend Events Preview 1/02-1/05
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 Begins Limited Twin Cities Distribution This Week
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]
GetKnit North Shore Brewery Tour
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]
“The Beer Show” Debuts on 1500 ESPN
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]
Weekend Events Roundup: June 15th & 16th
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]
Twin Cities: Best Cities for Bicycling to Beer?
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]