Long Live the Anchor Bar

  Fifteen years ago, I turned 21 years old and the Anchor Bar in Superior became my first official watering hole. I've got probably 100...

We’ve All Got Our Stories: Ronnally’s Pizza in Woodbury

  When I asked my mother-in-law for her favorite Ronnally's story, she took me back to a lunch date in 1980. She recalled the man...

The Bear’s Den in Bruno, Where My Vehicle Makes Frequent Stops for Cheeseburgers

When I was 27 years old, I was a goof-off posing as a Mesabi Daily News sportswriter. I'd bring four chili dogs with me to...

Pitchers, Pool, and the World’s Greatest Cheeseburgers: Gronk’s Grill and Bar

Nexus. It's a term often used to describe a central, important place. Neighborhoods, industries, worldwide movements, all have such a place. As an example, I'd...