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Patrick Strait’s Recent Articles
Jan 11, 2017
Minnesotan Winter Bikers Are All About Fat Bikes and Frozen Fingers
Let’s be real: Winters in Minnesota are seriously bullshit.
Nov 2, 2016
MSP's Bartender of the Year Shakes Up the Cocktail Scene
For some bar patrons, bartending is about serving up as many drinks as possible, as quickly as possible.
Oct 19, 2016
What It's Like to Be a Drag King in MSP
It’s Friday night at the Town House Bar, the oldest LGBT bar in St. Paul.
Sep 21, 2016
Things People in the Twin Cities Are Irrationally Passionate About
Minnesotans are very passionate people -- whether it’s something as big as supporting marriage equality or our undying affection for Prince, we are incredibly prideful when it comes to our home state.
Aug 18, 2016
Up to Bat With MSP's Historic 'Base Ball' League
While the Twins are busy disappointing baseball fans all across Minnesota, Corky Gaskell and the Roosters Base Ball Club of Rochester are keeping the spirit of the game alive.
Jun 27, 2016
What Are the Most Underrated Coffee Shops in the Twin Cities? We Found Out.
Coffee addicts and alcoholics have one thing in common: "too late in the day" isn't really a thing.
Sex + Dating
Jun 13, 2016
All the Reasons Why Dating Someone From the Twin Cities Is the Best
For those unfamiliar with the dating landscape of the Twin Cities -- or newbies arriving to town looking for love -- there's one thing you should know: we’ve kind of got it going on.
Jun 8, 2016
Diving Into the Rebirth of Minnesota's Independent Pro Wrestling Scene
It’s a wild Saturday night inside Minneapolis’ famed First Avenue nightclub.
Sex + Dating
May 4, 2016
The Secrets of SexWorld: Inside Minnesota's Most Erotic Icon
Tucked back in the Warehouse District of Downtown Minneapolis, past the stadiums, bars, and boutique office suites, sits one of the most iconic landmarks in all of Minnesota.
Mar 21, 2016
The (New) Golden Era of Minnesota Comedy
If you read any interview with your favorite comedian, chances are pretty good that a question about his or her favorite towns to perform in will arise.
Feb 10, 2016
Inside the House of Balls, the Twin Cities' Most Fantastically Odd Museum
With all due respect to cinematic classics like Kingpin and The Big Lebowski, the leisure sport of bowling doesn’t typically inspire a whole lot of artistic inspiration.
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