Fish Fry in the Woods: A Friday at the Manitou Inn

When roads close out in the country south of Duluth, there's no telling where you'll end up. A gravel road leads up a beat-up...

Dwight, Ricardo and Penelope: Good Words with Grant Pauly of 3 Sheeps

I met up with 3 Sheeps head brewer and co-founder Grant Pauly at O'Gara's last week and asked him all kinds of practical questions:...

Boosted! A Weekend in Paisan’s Wisconsin

It was Saturday night in Paisan's Wisconsin. Their first gig of the weekend was in Hudson, the pretty-much-Minnesota suburb known mostly for being where...

Chapter 4: Pearl Street Books and Buzzard Billy’s in La Crosse

Last time I was out on St. Patrick's Day weekend, my man Hornish and I hit 7th Street in St. Paul after a Minnesota...