Published: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:16:03 CDT
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:01:00 CDTMilwaukee, Ernest Hemingway, vermouth and Spain will all come together in the latest project from Stand Eat Drink Hospitality Group. Hotel Madrid is the culmination of over a year of work, resulting in a restaurant, bar and hotel unlike any others.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:03:00 CDTYou know the old saying, "it takes a village." Well, that village is what's currently fueling the Milwaukee Public Museum's push to get its vast collections digitized and online. That and some funding from grants, too, of course.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:01:00 CDTDebate without dogmatism. Respect and enjoyment. Civility and sociability. These are the goals of the Kantian Dinner Party Initiative which aims to provide a forum where members of diverse communities can engage in a respectful and democratic fashion.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:40:00 CDTOne of the oldest watering holes in the city, the White House, 2900 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., is celebrating its 125th birthday on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1-2 with drink specials, games, raffles, food and more, as well as a food drive for Hunger Task Force.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:01:00 CDTPeter Holbrook is the president and CEO of Cream City Foundation, a Milwaukee group that supports members of the LGBTQ community most in need. In advance of their annual scholarship luncheon, our Carole Caine sat down with Holbrook to learn more about the organization's mission.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:40:00 CDTWork to install mesh safety netting at the Tropical Dome, a short-term fix to ensure the safety of the public and Domes employees as the County explores a long-term solution to the challenges at the Domes, was completed on Sept. 23.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:03:00 CDTThe Pfister Lobby Lounge closed on the day after Labor Day for a fresh look. It re-opens to the public on Thursday. We stopped by to take an early look and although the space was eerily quiet without the soothing sound of the piano, it looked almost ready to go.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:36:00 CDTThe Milwaukee Film Festival is here, and as a proud sponsor, OnMilwaukee is honored to bring you Spotlight Presentations and a new sports series, Sportsball!, this year. We'll also bring you our picks every day. Here's what you shouldn't miss for Day 5.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 18:01:00 CDTThis edition of #WeWant brings you some of our favorite items for a Sunday funday. Whether at home or out, we've got you covered.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 13:46:00 CDTLast month, the Milwaukee Brewers announced plans for the "Give-Back Game," an event to raise proceeds for great causes. With this initiative, ticket sales proceeds from the Brewers final home game today are being donated to charity, a total of $335,000.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 12:56:00 CDTDon Quixote, a man with a twisted sword and a broken lance, is living proof of the nobility of love, duty, honor and passion. And that's all on magnificent display in "Man of La Mancha," which opened to spectacular applause at the Rep Saturday night.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 05:56:00 CDTJohn Darnielle turned to a surprising place for The Mountain Goats' latest record: professional wrestling. Before the band's show Tuesday night, we chatted with the storytelling frontman about his wrestling inspiration and digging through nostalgia.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 13:16:00 CDTMore than 50 Common Ground leaders and members stuffed themselves like sardines into four large vans during a recent tour of Sherman Park and the neighborhood improvements spearheaded by Common Ground, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 11:03:00 CDT"A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur" is one of the less frequently produced Tennessee Williams plays, but the character portraits are familiar to anyone who knows Williams. And thanks to a perfect production from the Chamber Theatre, it feels valuable and vital.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:06:00 CDTIn the latest episode of Chef Talk, Kyle Cherek sits down with Chef Evan Greenhalgh of Easy Tyger to chat about trying to define Easy Tyger, the Milwaukee food scene and just what the heck the difference is between tapas, small plates and shared plates.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:01:00 CDTThe Packers are back in Green Bay on Sunday hoping some home grilling nurtures Aaron Rodgers and their famished offense back to health. Here are three questions to consider, keys to victory and things to watch for the Week 3 showdown against the Lions.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:10:00 CDTThe new owners of the Brady Street building that houses Mimma's met with the restaurant operator, Girolama "Mimma" Megna, and asked her what she wanted to do with the 28-year-old restaurant. Mimma has decided to retire and the future of the space is under consideration.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:06:00 CDTThe sun finally broke through the rainy clouds over Sherman Park as a host of orange balloons ascended into the bright blue sky. The balloon release, a tribute to Eric Von, was a fitting opening to the 300+ Strong rally, reports Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:36:00 CDTA business and residential alliance looking to create more vibrant commercial corridors on W. Burleigh St. and W. Lisbon Ave. will hold its kickoff meeting early next week at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:06:00 CDTThe 2016 Milwaukee Film Festival opened Thursday evening much the way the last rendition closed: with a documentary tribute to finding meaning at the movies, this time via "Life, Animated," a sweet and lovely moving picture - in all meanings of the phrase.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:52:00 CDTMilwaukee County Executive Chris Abele today announced that the County has received approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation to enter into the Project Development (PD) phase of the East-West Bus Rapid Transit Project.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:16:00 CDTOff the Wall Theatre opened Dale Gutzman's version of "A Passage to India" Thursday night, and though Gutzman both wrote and directed this production, the whole thing fails to reach the high level of work Off the Wall normally delivers.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:06:00 CDTMeet Pilcrow Coffee: a new roaster that's settling into a new space on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in the Bronzeville Neighborhood. The company plans to roll out its coffee - including nitro-infused cold brew - to consumers in the next month or so.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:01:00 CDTThomas Mitchell is editor of the Milwaukee Community Journal, which has been reporting on and serving its African-American local readership for 40 years. We sat down with Mitchell to discuss Sherman Park, black-controlled political and economic systems, disruption and discomfort in protest, and the media's role in covering race.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:09:00 CDTThe "Avatar"-inspired Cirque du Soleil called "Toruk: The First Flight" opens tonight in Milwaukee at the BMO Harris Bradley Center and runs through Sunday. Here are 10 sneak peek photos.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:47:00 CDTThe Bucks acquired forward Michael Beasley from the Rockets on Thursday in exchange for guard Tyler Ennis. The trade comes in the wake of Wednesday's news that Khris Middleton would likely miss the next six months after surgery to repair a torn hamstring muscle.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:01:00 CDTThe second season of Mr. Robot was a bit of genius, filled with twists and turns that we all never saw coming. Questions were answered, yet now we're left with even more to deal with - plus the biggest question of all: What's next?
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:56:00 CDTTo celebrate 25 years in Oak Creek, Georgie Porgie's Treefort Restaurant is hosting a 25th anniversary community celebration on Saturday, Oct. 1 at its Oak Creek location at 9555 S. Howell Ave.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:16:00 CDTBars and restaurants all across Milwaukee are teaming up to give us cocktails all week. Thanks to MKE Cocktail Week, for seven days, you can wet your whistle with special, one-of-a-kind beverages all around the city.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:24:00 CDTWith the success of last year's Inside the Brewers fan forum, the team is pleased to announce a return of the "town hall"-style event. Fans will have the opportunity to hear from COO Rick Schlesinger, Manager Craig Counsell and GM David Stearns on Nov. 3 at Miller Park.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:01:00 CDTFrom its inception, Camino has consistently hit the mark with regard to both its craft beer list and menu, which has gained a reputation for its elevated bar fare. And now, they've taken things a step further by launching house-made sausages
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:02:00 CDTThere was a time when removing a building was a dramatic affair: buildings imploded with a boom or were pounded by a wrecking ball. These days, thankfully, there's a growing approach that seeks to keep as much waste out of landfills and reuse and recycle as much material as possible.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 08:19:00 CDTFall's in the air this weekend at Wisconsin State Fair Park. Harvest Fair 2016 runs Friday, Sept. 23 through Sunday, Sept. 25. Admission is free and the event takes place Friday from 5 to 11 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:05:00 CDTNine Below Mini Golf Tavern, 1905 E. North Ave., opened to the public at 2 p.m. today and OnMilwaukee was there - ready to chat, drink and putt. Owners David and Marla Poytinger call it "The world's first Maker's Golf Tavern."
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 19:29:00 CDTKhris Middleton suffered a left hamstring injury in preseason workouts - reportedly the muscle was torn - that will require surgery, general manager John Hammond announced Tuesday evening. Middleton is expected to be sidelined for approximately six months.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 18:02:00 CDTYou vote, you decide. In OnMilwaukee's 14th annual readers' poll to pick Brew City's best restaurants, you'll find 40 questions asking you to choose your favorites.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:01:00 CDTThe Brewers have their final homestand at Miller Park this week, culminating with the Give-Back Game on Sunday. Milwaukee, which has gone 11-7 so far in September, takes on the Pirates and Reds. Highlights of the homestand include free stuff and fun events.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:19:00 CDTThe fourth annual Bucks Fan Fest, presented by Pick 'n Save, will return to the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Sunday, Oct. 2, from 12:30 to 4 p.m. The Fan Fest will once again be highlighted by the team's annual open practice, which will take place from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:02:00 CDTDid you know Milwaukee Public Schools has what might be the largest group of public Montessori schools in the world? Now, led by school board member Tati Joseph, there's a push to add a new South Side dual-language program to that group.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 13:15:00 CDTEnjoy beer from 30 breweries along with and food samples from over 20 local food vendors in various locations around the Zoo, including the Florence Mila Borchert Big Cat Country, the Peck Welcome Center and the Flamingo Patio Beer Garden.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 12:40:00 CDTThis weekend, after months of preparation and a seven-day installation process, Black Cat Alley officially opened to the public. One of the murals, a larger-than-life painting of an African-American man wearing an orange prison suit, has inspired passionate critique on social media.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 12:11:00 CDTThe developers of Schlitz Park today announced that Badger Liquor, Wisconsin's largest wine and spirits distributor, has signed a 10-year lease for 24,000 square feet of office space in Schlitz Park's RiverCenter building, 1555 River Center Dr.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 12:02:00 CDTEducators and students at James Fenimore Cooper School are beginning the new school year with a new recognition for their achievement from local nonprofit Schools That Can Milwaukee.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 11:01:00 CDTThe Milwaukee Film Festival kicks off on Thursday, and, unless you want to subsist for days on theater popcorn, Whoppers and bad nachos, it's probably worth your time to think about where you'll dine before and after your trips to the movies.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 10:37:00 CDTEMI Nashville recording artist Eric Church will bring his "Holdin' My Own Tour" to Milwaukee's BMO Harris Bradley Center on April 14, 2017. For the first time ever, there will be no support act on this tour. Eric Church and the ECB will play two full sets with an intermission in between.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 09:03:00 CDTOnMilwaukee recently caught up with Nora Graveline - who has worked at the Walker's Point corner bar since the spring - to talk music, getting hit on and how no one should ever order an Old Fashioned from her at Sabbatic.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 19:34:00 CDTHere's all the stuff you need to know, or just forgot, or missed because dollar Miller Lites go down so easy, plus all kinds of other wacky whatnots, from the Packers' Week 2 loss to the Vikings in Minnesota's big, loud, new stadium on that Strange Sunday.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:06:00 CDTThe Milwaukee NARI Home and Remodeling Show will be held Friday, Oct. 7 through Sunday, Oct. 9, in the State Fair Park Exposition Center, featuring an interactive Smart Home Gallery, a "Create and Take" area, live music, a 50/50 cash raffle and much more.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 15:16:00 CDTThe upcoming election is the first presidential face-off since Wisconsin instituted a controversial voter ID law considered one of the nation's most restrictive. Looking to determine its effects, Madison365 reports a comprehensive study of the 2016 election is set.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:29:00 CDTThe Brewers announced the recipients of the 2016 Robin Yount Performance Awards, presented annually to the organization's top minor leaguers. Right-handed pitcher Brandon Woodruff was named Pitcher of the Year and infielder Isan Diaz was named Player of the Year.