Minnesota Twins announce 2016 Midwest Music Showcase lineup

The lineup for the Minnesota Twins’ Midwest Music Showcase is better than ever this year, reports the Star Tribune. Offering performances by Minnesota musicians at Wednesday home games, the series will kick off April 27 with rapper/rocker/wordsmith/part-time preacher Astronautalis. Subsequent weeks will feature (in order) Al Church, Holidae, Sean Anonymous, Bad Bad Hats, the 4onthefloor, Har … [ Read more]

Where to play hooky for the Twins home opener

The start of baseball season marks the beginning of spring (and the impending arrival of summer), all of which deserve a serious party. Lucky for us, Target Field and numerous bars and restaurants near the field are throwing just such celebrations, and you’re invited. So go ahead: play hooky, and go enjoy a day at … [ Read more]

MN Twins unveil new Target Field food lineup

The Minnesota Twins just unveiled the newest food offerings for the year, including such goodies as chocolate mousse cups, prime rib sliders, and walleye tacos. New to Hrbek’s this year is the Cluck & Moo Bloody Mary, a bloody Mary featuring a slider and dry-rubbed chicken wing as garnishes (along with a slew of other salty goodness). Best way … [ Read more]

$10 for a burger and a beer at Marin for Twins home games

With April just around the corner, it’s a good idea to get your Twins game day strategy in order, and add Marin Restaurant to the list of compelling options. Starting April 11, before every Twins home game, Marin will offer a burger and a beer for $10 on their patio. That’s right, chef Mike Rakun’s … [ Read more]

Twins seek to keep fans safe at Target Field

The Minnesota Twins will stretch the protective netting behind home plate at Target Field to the far ends of each dugout, the team announced. This move begins with the start of the next season and follows Major League Baseball’s recommendations issued last week in an effort to protect fans who are increasingly distracted from watching … [ Read more]

MN Twins Unveil a Centerfield Facelift

Target Field is undergoing a facelift for the 2016 season. The Minnesota Twins announced plans today for CATCH, a “new premium space” for season-ticket holders in centerfield. Details include all-inclusive tapas-style food and select beverages, cabana-style seating, and in-seat technology. For more info about CATCH, including more renderings and what it costs, see minnesota.twins.mlb.com.  

Beer & Baseball

Written by Tony Libera “Beer needs baseball, and baseball needs beer,” New York Times best-seller Peter Richmond once declared. “It has always been thus.” Yet with the growth of the national palette, it would seem that baseball fans in the twenty-first century need not just any beer, but a beer that appeals to the tastes … [ Read more]