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How To All Pints

Hot summer sun. Ice cold beer. Breeze off the lake. Is there anything more Duluthy and summery than All Pints North weekend?! The All Pints North Summer Brew Fest is an afternoon celebrating craft beer brewed in Minnesota by breweries and brew pubs in the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild. In addition to SO. MUCH. GOOD. […]

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Portside Pass Feature: Fitger’s Brewhouse Brewery and Grille

Fitger’s Brewhouse is Minnesota’s oldest brewpub and they very recently started canning two of our favorite Brewhouse beers, the Apricot Wheat and Starfire Pale Ale! In addition to great beer they also have delicious wild rice burgers and fries, maple salad dressing, poutine…we could go on but really you can’t go wrong ordering off the […]

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Portside Pass Feature: Duluth Coffee Company

Duluth Coffee Company is our favorite roastery in town! Their love for coffee can be seen in the way they put the roasting front and center, in the care they put into knowing the bean growers to the baristas who take pride in making the best (and prettiest) lattes in town. In addition to great […]

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Portside Pass Feature: The Snooty Fox Tea Shop

The Snooty Fox is the cutest tea shop located by Sara’s Table and VIP Pizza. They offer hot and cold tea, boba drinks, kombucha, small tea related gifts and pastries from Zenith Bread Project and Positively Third Street. In the summer we find ourselves drawn there for the biggest boba tea we can get and […]

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Portside Pass Feature: The Ripple Bar

The Ripple Bar is one of our favorite places to bring out of towners (especially if the group is mixed with beer lovers and haters)! Located INSIDE Hoops makes it our favorite loop hole bar. There is a half wall splitting the two establishments and a swing door to make access easy for guests on […]

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Portside Pass Feature: Va Bene Caffe

Va Bene Caffe has one of the best spots for outside eating on the lake. The Grotto sits below the deck and is only open on the nicest of days, above is the deck which is split with a section being completely outside and the rest being an enclosed solarium. Inside is intimate where you […]

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Portside Pass Feature: Red Herring Lounge

Known as a great music venue in town with a wide variety of music they also host one of our favorite music events, the Super Big Block Party! Red Herring is located downtown on 1st street and we love the casual feel with vintage sofas and a big glass garage door that opens on warm […]

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Portside Pass Feature: Bent Paddle Brewery

Bent Paddle has the coolest and newest taproom in Duluth! Located in Lincoln Park they have a large deck, inside fireplace, play area for kids, games for adults and plenty of seating. With the larger taproom grew a larger selection of beer, there are so many great infusions coming out this summer and it’s hard […]

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Portside Pass Feature: Silos Restaurant

Silos Restaurant sits on the waterfront inside Pier B, a new hotel by Bayfront Park. They are open everyday of the week for starting at 7 am with breakfast weekdays and brunch on Saturday and Sunday. We love going there for happy hour (3-6 Sun-Thurs) and getting the pretzel sticks with a couple local beers. […]

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