Superior Sounds: Great summer concerts along the shores of the greatest Great Lake

Summer in the Upper Midwest—so much to do, so little time! Like any other Minnesotan, I enjoy hopping a plane to somewhere warmer for a week or so in the winter, but summer is the perfect time to enjoy local offerings out on the open road. Some vacation for leisure; others for adventure. I always … [ Read more]

Why You Should Care That Marquette, Michigan’s Blackrocks Brewery Just Started Canning Its Brews

By Brian Martucci In mid-September, Blackrocks Brewery of Marquette, Michigan put the finishing touches on a new brewhouse on the outskirts of town and kicked its canning operation into high gear. “What’s that?” you say. “Everyone knows that Marquette is in Wisconsin. Also,  Blackrocks isn’t even a word. And why is there a picture of a snow-covered  yellow … [ Read more]

Chasing the Beer Scene: Michigan, Part Two

By Brian Martucci Thus far, the Growler has chased the beer scene in all of the states that share a land border with Minnesota, plus the Lower Peninsula of Michigan. In this issue, it’s only fitting that we traipse across the northern Wisconsin wilderness to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, which shares an extensive water border with Minnesota via … [ Read more]

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