• Philip Ashby

    Almost a trip to the islands

    With a distinct maple flavor, the Jamaican blend from MOKA drive-through cafe on East Washington Avenue is a sweet brew and a customer favorite. more »

    Sep 3, 2015 Reviews

  • Eric Tadsen

    What a deal!

    You know a good deal. You pay more up front, but you feel you’re getting your money’s worth — in fact, you might feel like someone behind the counter has made a mistake. You’re getting this much delicious food for only that much cash? more »

    Sep 3, 2015 Reviews

  • Will Ironworks Cafe reopen?

    Ironworks Cafe, a favorite of many east-siders, closed Aug. 14 — but it could come back. “It may reopen, but probably not before late next spring or summer,” says Becky Steinhoff, executive director of the cafe’s home, the Goodman Community Center. more »

    Sep 2, 2015 FOOD & DRINK

  • Sharon Vanorny

    Late summer sips

    Chef Tim Dahl cooks up a short list of flavorful and unexpected cocktails at Nostrano. more »

    Sep 2, 2015 Cocktails

  • Sweater seasonal

    L’automne from Door County Brewing is a “sweater” beer — the kind of beer well suited for fall, with dark color, modest body and sweet caramel maltiness more »

    Sep 2, 2015 Beer


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  • September 11 - Field Report with Solid Gold, Anna Vogelzang and Simon Balto at The Edgwater (Free)

    The Edgewater and Isthmus have partnered on a series of free summer concerts. The third in the series features Field Report with Solid Gold, Anna Vogelzang and Simon Balto. The show is free and open to the public on the Edgewater's lakeside plaza. more »

  • September 26 - Isthmus OktoBEERfest

    Isthmus Oktobeerfest features 40 Wisconsin-focused brewers for this hip interpretation of the classic German-style fest. Brewers will be joined by local artisan sausage, cheesemakers, and specialty shops to provide unlimited sampling. more »

  • Isthmus On Tap Next

    Join us to sample and vote on five homebrews. The winning brewer will advance to the finals at Isthmus Beer & Cheese, Jan 16, 2016 at the Alliant Energy Center. The winner there will be the next Isthmus beer brewed by WBC. more »

  • Isthmus Live Sessions: Dessa

    She may be the lone female member of Minneapolis hip-hop collective Doomtree, but that’s not all that makes Dessa stand out. She’s also a skilled poet with a college degree in philosophy and has released more novels than she has solo albums. more »

  • Isthmus Live Sessions: San Fermin at Bright Red Studios

    San Fermin is a band that commands the stage. At a recent Isthmus Live Sessions at Bright Red Studios, the Brooklyn, N.Y., octet turned an intimate setting into funky, wall-to-wall raucousness. more »

  • Isthmus Live Sessions: Cloud Cult

    Rather than concentrate on any one part of their prolific career, Duluth, Minn,. art pop collective Cloud Cult chose to play four songs from four different albums at a recent Isthmus Live Session. more »


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