Give Me The Mike

Exploring Minnesota and Beyond.

Give Me The Mike

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2017 marks my 28th consecutive year attending the Minnesota State Fair. I’m obsessed. For the last 12 years (soon to be 13), I have worked at the Great Minnesota Get Together representing my daytime employer. And with that, I’ve had plenty of time to eat my way around the Fairgrounds.… Read the rest

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The vacant restaurant space at Nicollet Mall and Fifth Street in downtown Minneapolis is quiet no more.

Welcome HopCat.

Now the 14th location in their portfolio, HopCat’s true focus is on beer. Their main menu includes 30 local brews that will constantly stay on tap.… Read the rest

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Alright, whether you want to hear it or not, summer is halfway done. But that’s a good reminder to maximize every moment we still have with warm temperatures and late sunsets. Free outdoor movies are all over the cities and here are a few worth checking out:

Friday, August 4 — “The Secret Life of Pets” in Bloomington

Bloomington’s Arts in the Parks series includes live music, Monday morning activities if you’re looking to entertain the kids during the day, and movies shown on 30 foot screens.… Read the rest