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Your Morning Coffee

City Pages: War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. Duluth News Tribune: Casey’s to challenge Subway over use of “footlong.” Elk River Star News: Alcohol most abused drug in Sherburne County. Park Rapids Enterprise: Letterman lampoons the Park… Continue Reading →

Two Couples with Strong Local Ties Make Stellar Wines in Lebanon

[via Strib] Oh, gosh. The photo alone is gorgeous and a picture of paradise:

Nordeast BEER

Ok. Ok. So have you tried the new Grain Belt Nordeast yet? What’s the word? City Pages HotDish: Grain Belt Nordeast hits Northeast kare11.com: New Grain Belt Nordeast beer wcco.com: Grain Belt’s New Brew A Tribute To ‘Nordeast‘ Strib: Prost!… Continue Reading →

Coaches Suspended for Drinking

According to Shakopee Valley News, four Shakopee High School girls‚Äô hockey coaches ‚Äî including head coach Dereck Grosskurth ‚Äî were suspended for drinking while on a Shakopee Hockey Association trip to the Silver Bay Thanksgiving Tournament. During the trip, the… Continue Reading →

Imbibe and Be Merry!

The 651’s Picky Eater serves up a list of favorite St. Paul drinking establishments, complete with drink suggestions. “Rock out with a Whiskey Coke” at the Turf Club. Let the bartender work his fancy magic at the Camp Bar. “Keep… Continue Reading →

Co-Ed Dorms Promote Risky Behavior

Look out, students! The great conspiracy to segregate the sexes is at it again. According to MPR, “a University of Minnesota researcher says students living in co-ed dorms are much more likely to engage in risky sexual contact and drinking… Continue Reading →

Happy Belated Birthday, Summit

One of our homegrown success stories turned 20 on Monday. Summit Brewing delivered its first keg of Extra Pale Ale in 1986. It’s not even old enough to drink itself. They’re celebrating with the Big Brew music fest Saturday at… Continue Reading →

The Best Bar in America

Esquire Magazine has discovered what we learned long ago: Nye’s is the Best Bar in America. Sweet Lou, Ruth Adams and the World’s Most Dangerous Polka Band, the Polish vodka martinis. Nye’s has it all. Don’t you agree?

America’s Second Drunkest City

Twin Cities is ranked No.2 on the drunkest city list by Forbes Magazine. Does this surprise anyone? Are we really that drunk?

Zombies vs. Pirates

It’s bad enough that this town will be overrun with zombies on September 9. Now, thar be pirates, too. My city in ruins, who will claim victory?

Mange Tusen Takk!

So I’ve been drinking the super-sweet Spring Grove Soda from Spring Grove, Minnesota, and I’ve been trying to concoct a mixed drink featuring it. It seems about time that the brilliant minds of MNspeak contributed something lasting back to Minnesota… Continue Reading →

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