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New at the Hangar in 2019: Tailspin, 4 exclusive beers

MN STATE FAIR — Check out our vendor page on the Minnesota State Fair website for more details on the new food items, returning favorites and four exclusive beers for the 2019 Great Minnesota Get-Together ...

Oh my! 53 new specialty beers and drinks coming to the 2019 Minnesota State Fair

THE GROWLER — Crop Duster Lager: An American lager made with corn. 4.5% ABV. Brewed by Fair State Brewing Cooperative. Available at The Hangar ...

Minnesota State Fair unveils $16 million project for north end

MPR NEWS — The biggest single element will be a new 12,000-square-foot, year-round, climate-controlled exhibit hall, built where the dog shows used to be east of the former Pet Center. The new building will sit between The Hangar food and beer hall — which opened last year at the fair — and Snelling Avenue. ...

New foods of the 2018 Minnesota State Fair: The definitive guide

CITY PAGES — A promising new vendor located on the north end of the fairgrounds, the Hangar is a breezy, corrugated space with the open-plan layout of a modern brewery. The “slider flight” is the centerpiece of its heavily meat-laden menu, with brisket, beef, or pulled pork as your options. ...

MINNESOTA STATE FAIR: THE HANGAR – A NEW HISTORIC FACELIFT

ARTS CRAWLER — Out goes Machinery Hill, in comes The Hangar. Gliding into the Minnesota State Fair’s north end, The Hangar promises a refreshing change to the tractors of yesteryear. ...

The Hangar: New State Fair venue honors Minnesota’s aviation history with food, craft beer, and music

THE CURRENT — This year, the State Fair debuted a new venue on the north end: the Hangar. The building, which used to be the Pet Center, has been transformed into a hub for food, craft beer, and live entertainment. The Hangar also nods to the building’s history as the location of the State Fair Aircraft Shows in the early 1900s. ...

The Hangar restaurant at the Minnesota State Fair

KARE 11 — The former Pet Center is now the Hangar at the Minnesota State Fair. Kiya Edwards checks out the delicious food and craft beer they have to offer. ...

North end makeover highlights 2018 Minnesota State Fair

MPR NEWS — The biggest is a new destination for food and craft beer, The Hangar. (The building was home to the State Fair aircraft shows in the early 1900s.) The Hangar is run by the folks who had the Texas Steak Out at the Fair in previous years, and the menu has slider flights, smoked turkey legs, brisket sandwiches, ice cream and beverages curated by the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild. There will be indoor seating and entertainment. ...

Sneak Peek: The Hangar at the State Fair

MPLS/ST. PAUL MAGAZINE — It's historic, it's got slider and MN Craft Brewers Guild flights, it's big as a barn, and we've got the scoop. ...

New look for North Woods section of Minnesota State Fair

FOX 9 — “We have these huge hangar doors we installed,” said Nate Janousek, the owner of The Hangar. “We put a stage in. We have craft beer for the craft beer crowd.” ...

Fair: Pronto Pups park at Robbinsdale Dining Hall, The Hangar taking over Pet Center

KARE 11 — The Fair announced Wednesday the Pet Center building will be repurposed into a new food and beverage destination called The Hangar, which will be operated by the owners of the former Texas Steak Out. The Fair says the name is a nod to the building’s early history as the home of the State Fair aircraft show in the early 1900s.

Here, doggy! Pets are getting new digs at the State Fair

MPR — It’ll be “So long” to the Pet Center and the diner run by the Robbinsdale Order of the Eastern Star, “Hello” to a new aircraft-themed restaurant and a new restroom building for the Great Minnesota Get Together for 2018. ...

New construction on the State Fairgrounds, adding new attractions and keeping the classics

MINNESOTA FARM GUIDE — What was the Pet Center will now be repurposed into a new food destination called The Hanger, a tribute to the original purpose of the building. In the early 1900s, the building that became the Pet Center first housed the State Fair’s air show. ...

Minnesota State Fair's pet center moving to make way for restaurant

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL — The Minnesota State Fair's Pet Center, a one-time airplane hangar on the fairgrounds, is getting a makeover ...