Tag Archives: Minnesota

Great Lakes Vintage Boat Long Sleeve

Long sleeve tees are going to come in handy mighty soon. This heat wave interrupted what was already an introduction to the cool mornings and evenings about to greet us on a daily basis. And while a lake-themed print might … Continue reading

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Mill City Fineries Amore Seersucker Bow Tie

Portland brought us the Trail Blazers and a history of blowing top draft picks. It brought us a sign of where craft beer could go. And ultimately it brought us one of the newest bow ties from Mill City Fineries, … Continue reading

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Askov Finlayson North Tee

It’s always cool to see brands I follow make appearances on television, especially when it’s the smaller brands that almost certainly aren’t paying for product placement. I was watching Andrew Zimmern explore the Upper Peninsula a couple weeks ago on Bizarre … Continue reading

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Mill City Fineries Fair Lake of the Isles Necktie

I’m going to leave this one here for discussion. I love plaid. I love fair isle. I love red, white and blue. But I’m not so sure I love them all together. There’s a lot going on here with this … Continue reading

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How to Dress for: Minnesota Twins Game

Target Field is one of my favorite spots to take in a ballgame. It’s a new, modern stadium that doesn’t feel like it’s only been around for a few years. It has all the amenities but maintains the charm and … Continue reading

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Saturday Sip: Surly Furious

Heading to Minnesota for the Locally Brewed Tour had me most excited for the opportunity to try beers that aren’t distributed in northern Indiana/southwest Michigan.  When I travel I try to drink local as much as I can, and despite … Continue reading

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Saturday Sip: Fulton Beer

Last Saturday we hosted the first ever stop on the Great Lakes Prep Locally Brewed Tour in Minneapolis.  While the presence of Fidelis Co, Flyover Press and North Star Dixie was a big draw, it definitely didn’t hurt that the … Continue reading

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Locally Brewed Tour: Twin Cities

One of my favorite aspects of the prep blog/apparel niche is the collaborative spirit of all those involved.  Competitors are friends, friends are competitors and everyone is trying to help everyone else succeed.  It’s that spirit that led me to … Continue reading

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Sanborn Great Lakes Co. Canoe Paddle

It usually takes awhile for a brand to become established and then start looking to do collaborations.  Not so with the guys at Great Lakes Co.  The young brand out of Minnesota has linked up with comparative veteran Sanborn Canoe … Continue reading

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Saturday Sip: Summit Brewing Co Extra Pale Ale

I’m rather familiar with most of the craft beers from Indiana and Michigan.  They’re widely distributed where I live and readily accessible.  However, I’m quite a bit less familiar with what’s good in those Midwest states that are further away. … Continue reading

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