Check out our new Twin Cities Tap Room Directory!
heavytable: John Garland threw together a wonderfully detailed survey of all of the tap rooms in Minneapolis-St. Paul, including Excelsior Brewing, Fulton Brewing, Harriet Brewery, Indeed Brewing, Lift Bridge Brewery, and Summit Brewing. It’s complete with hours of operation, food options, locations, and our picks for can’t-miss tastes!
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mprnews: Opening ceremonies for the the 2012 Summer Olympics take place today in London, and here at MPR News we’re going to be closely following the Minnesotans competing in the Olympics — and that means anyone with a connection (even a slight one) to the Gopher State. So if you want to root for your…
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We’re not quite sure how to describe what’s going down at Fine Line tonight but Secrets gave it a shot, “Between the live music, bellydancing, fashion show, pop-up art gallery, and of course cocktails, you really have no excuse to not be at the Fine Line tonight.”
The new Farm Bill might not be high on your summer reading list, but Zimmern argues it should be. From his new post: “The farm bill heading to the Senate floor contains only $150 million annually to provide school children with a healthy fruit and vegetable snack–only enough for children in 4,500 or 6 percent of our elementary schools.”
2012 State Fair Poster revealed:
A little sneak peek (or should we say sneak peak, anyone?) of Jungle Theater’s production of Noises Off, a classic theatrical farce. It’s got a great track record and we’re psyched for the June 8 opening.
Of all the many names that hail from Minnesota, Gordon Parks may be one of the most underrated here. An absolutely phenomenal photographer who captured the range of American experience, Parks broke barriers as a black photographer working for Life and a filmmaker (remember Shaft?). To honor him, the Weinstein Gallery will be holding a retrospective starting July 7.
The new local joint that has you wishing you were a local: Sparks in Bryn Mawr. An interesting menu with pizzas, pitas, and ribs is already pleasing the masses and Stephanie March.
On at the Minnesota History Center, a look at the many great works of art that came out of the New Deal. June 2-Sep. 30.
Let our editors tell you what to do This one’s for the babies: Peapods’ summer sidewalk sale roles out this Friday with discounted natural toys, clothes, and anything else a baby may need/put in his or her mouth without warning. If there is such a thing as baby shower season, we’re guessing it’s coming up. Stock up now. June 8-9. We imagine you’ve had your fill of...
Lucretia is coming home. Who is Lucretia? Well, she was Rembrandt’s young lover and her return to MIA’s collection is a much anticipated journey. She’ll be arriving in late June. Read more about this gem of the collection here.
June Art in a Chart
The latest food craze to have strong opinions on: fancy ketchup. Since you’ll inevitably be called to comment on this debate ripping the country apart, here’s a start. Steph March recommends Sir Kensington’s concoction. Well. Fancy pants, indeed.