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First Bass Fishing Outing 2017 CAUGHT SOME HOGS!!!

First Bass Fishing Outing 2017 CAUGHT SOME HOGS!!!

It is finally here, fishing season is once again upon us in the great northern state of Minnesota. The weather isn’t the only thing heating up, bass fishing season is about to be in full swing. Finally… an opportunity to get out for my first bass fishing outing of 2017 After a successful mother’s day brunch completed and a few mimosas downed, I gear up for my first bass fishing outing of the year. I wasn’t expecting much, mostly I…

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10 Best Bars in the Twin Cities – Best Hole-in-the-Wall Bar

10 Best Bars in the Twin Cities – Best Hole-in-the-Wall Bar

Best Hole-in-the-Wall Bar Tav on the Ave West 7th Neighborhood – St. Paul Sometimes you’re not in the mood for a stuffy, pretentious, “fancy pants” bar. Instead, maybe you’re in the mood for a stiff rail drink, cheap beers, and good no-frills bar food. Ah yes the infamous and timeless “hole in the wall” bar. While these kinds of bars are not difficult to find, it is rather difficult to find a good one. It really is a tough balance…

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10 Best Bars in the Twin Cities – Best Brunch Bar

10 Best Bars in the Twin Cities – Best Brunch Bar

Best Brunch Bar The Bulldog Northeast – Minneapolis The Bulldog is the type of place made for the morning after a crazy night (like the one you had at Prohibition, see above). It is the type of bar where you won’t look like an epic douche going in wearing sunglasses and keeping them on, don’t be surprised if you’re not the only one. Upon walking in you’re welcomed by a good amount of natural light, not enough to agitate your…

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10 Best Bars in the Twin Cities – Best Bar Runner Up

10 Best Bars in the Twin Cities – Best Bar Runner Up

Best Bar Runner-Up The Monte Carlo Downtown – Minneapolis The Monte Carlo is an absolute gem of a bar. If you haven’t been here I highly recommend you drop all your plans for the weekend and take some time to find out what a real cocktail tastes like. I’m not kidding, in fact this was a close second for best overall bar in Minneapolis, if I had to pick one bar on this entire list to go to for the rest…

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10 Best Bars in the Twin Cities – Best Sushi Bar

10 Best Bars in the Twin Cities – Best Sushi Bar

Best Sushi Bar Raku Sushi & Lounge West End- St. Louis Park Before you drop a comment bomb on me let me just stop you before you get going. Look, I know that this is the Midwest, I know we are not bordered by any oceans. In fact, we are one of the most removed states from an ocean. That being said, this recommendation may fall on deaf ears but fuck it. While I was born in Minnesota and spent…

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10 Best Bars in the Twin Cities – Best Bar for Playoff Hockey

10 Best Bars in the Twin Cities – Best Bar for Playoff Hockey

Best Bar for Playoff Hockey Tom Reid’s Hockey City Pub Downtown – St. Paul Aside from our signature Minnesota nice, what is one thing that outsiders tend to know about us? We LOVE our hockey. I’m not just talking about the Minnesota Wild or the Gophers. No sir, we start them young, we’re practically born with skates on our feet. Don’t believe me? Take one step inside Tom Reid’s Hockey City Pub and you’ll never doubt that fact again. Tom…

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10 Best Bars in the Twin Cities – Best Bar To Cameo As a 1960’s Madison Avenue Ad Man

10 Best Bars in the Twin Cities – Best Bar To Cameo As a 1960’s Madison Avenue Ad Man

Best Bar To Cameo As a 1960’s Madison Avenue Ad Man Prohibition Downtown – Minneapolis If you’re looking for the polar opposite of the aforementioned “hole in the wall” bar look no further. Prohibition, house on the top floor of the Foshay Tower of downtown Minneapolis offers views that turn the flat landscape of the Midwest into a stunning outlook of the downtown area. This bar was originally intended to be the penthouse escape of Wilber Foshay, one of the…

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10 Best Bars in the Twin Cities – Best Bar After a Round of Golf

10 Best Bars in the Twin Cities – Best Bar After a Round of Golf

Best Bar After a Round of Golf Tiffany’s Sports Lounge (AKA Tiff’s) Highland Park – St. Paul Anyone who went to UST (the University of St. Thomas) knows Tiff’s place as the infamous thirsty Thursday bar. My friends and I called this the “plan B bar” since it was a surefire place to pick up a lady to go home with if all else failed. This place left me with many great memories, as well as maybe a couple that…

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10 Best Bars in the Twin Cities – Best Overall Bar St. Paul

10 Best Bars in the Twin Cities – Best Overall Bar St. Paul

Best Overall Bar St. Paul Sweeney’s Saloon Summit Hill – St. Paul   While St. Paul has some great bars, just like Minneapolis, Sweeney’s just has something about it, you know one of those intangible feelings you can’t quite put your finger on but keep coming back for. If you’re looking for a great locals only bar look no further. One of my favorite things about Sweeney’s is its mishmash of customers. You get a good mixing of the crowds…

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10 Best Bars in the Twin Cities – Best Overall Bar Minneapolis

10 Best Bars in the Twin Cities – Best Overall Bar Minneapolis

I’ve lived in Minnesota for all 25 years of my life.  Minnesota is the land of 10,000 lakes, home to the best state fair in the country (don’t bother telling me otherwise), and possibly the most underrated metropolitan art scene there is.  One of the lesser known great elements of Minnesota is our bar scene.  No matter the type of drinker or foodie you are there is surely a bar in the Twin Cities that will tickle your fancy.  Now…

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