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All of those cars heading east on Interstate 90 for the next six weeks? They’re part of the annual cultural pilgrimage to Winona, where the Great River Shakespeare Festival and Minnesota Beethoven Festival set up shop through the end of July. The Shakespeare festival opens this weekend, foll…

Where can you find live music and theater performances, delicious food, streets full of history, and a welcoming community? A short drive south of Rochester on Highway 52 in the historic town of Chatfield.

Adam Fredericksen took over as head brewer of Grand Rounds in December 2016. We interviewed Fredericksen to see what he’s been up to since taking over the reins of the brewhouse. 

As the health benefits of plant-based diets become more well known and accepted, it is easier for those who follow this diet/lifestyle to venture out from their kitchens and find food to eat. Street food is often the exception to this rule. Thankfully, there are plenty of vendors at this yea…

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Greg Wimmer is Rochester’s most prolific muralist. His colorful scenes adorn or have adorned the one-time CJ’s Bar, the KROC radio station, and the Rochester Boys & Girls Club. They can be spotted in Austin, Albert Lea and Marshall, to name a few cities. 

With shoulder-high Score Four, a good stock of nails for smashing into  wooden stump, and ring on a string, about the only way you could get board at Kinney Creek Brewery is if you make the wrong move in a competitive game of giant Jenga. Of course, these games only get more entertaining wit…

Michael is a singer and guitarist in the group Smash and Grab, with vocalist Mary Lieser and guitarist Tim Dallman. He also plays in the country band Branded, and in the Pink Floyd tribute band. He is the owner of Mike Hardwick Photography, and holds a degree in electronics from NEI College …

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