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First Course - Restaurant - Minneapolis

‘First Course’ Has Great Food and an Inviting Atmosphere

Walk into First Course and you are greeted with a warm, inviting atmosphere. This initial reaction welcomes customers to sit down and enjoy the food crafted by the experts in the First Course kitchen.

Minneapolis Events

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Vikings Training Camp Underway
Ah, it’s that time of year again! The yearly ramp-up before the NFL season begins and the Vikings’ trek to Mankato begins. Last year, Minnesota Connected was able to chronicle some […]
Mon, Jul 27, 2015

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Insight Outside Beer Fest Saturday
This Saturday, if you’re looking to relax and drink beer, there’s not a much better place than Insight Brewing just off of 280 and Hennepin Ave. The event runs 1 p.m. […]
Fri, Jun 26, 2015


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Brian Dozier: The Catalyst for the Twins Success
The Minnesota Twins have had a very successful season thus far. Finishing their first series after the All-Star Break, dropping two of three to the Oakland A’s. Before the series, […]
Mon, Jul 20, 2015


Interview with Set the Smith
Introducing ‘Set the Smith’
The artist who got Soundset 2015′s Fifth Element stage thumping early was a new face from a familiar place: SET THE SMITH. After wrapping up his performance he gave us […]
Mon, Jun 08, 2015

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The Sights and Sounds of 2015 ‘Soundset’
Brother Ali performing at the Fifth Element stage Soundset’s perennial success might come as a surprise to the casual onlooker, but anyone digging deeper knows the stalwart power of what it […]
Thu, May 28, 2015

Music 101: The Mountain Goats
The music scene today is impossibly vast. The sum total of radio stations, even more open-minded ones like The Current and Radio K, cannot absorb the sheer magnitude of cult favorites, […]
Mon, Apr 27, 2015


Movie Review — ‘Pixels’ Has Lots of Family Fun
Pixels begins with a bang, playing “Surrender” by Cheap Trick and introducing viewers to the world of arcading in 1982, something familiar to parents and foreign to kids. This flashback […]
Fri, Jul 24, 2015

‘Self/Less’ is a Point/Less Summer Thriller
Self/Less – presumably a working title nobody ever got around to fixing – takes Ben Kingsley and turns him into Ryan Reynolds. If you find that trick impressive, you should […]
Sat, Jul 11, 2015

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Movie Review: ‘Inside Out’ is Another Emotional Masterpiece from Pixar
From the studio that introduced you to an adventurous young girl, turned her into an old woman, and then killed her off in the first ten minutes of what was […]
Fri, Jun 19, 2015