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Published: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 12:16:04 CDT

 



Historic Kneisler's White House to close at year's end

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 12:01:00 CDT

Owner Sean Raffaelli, who bought Kneisler's White House in 2006 from members of the extended Kneisler family, confirmed that he has sold the building.


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On the Burger Trail: The Peppercorn Horsey at North Avenue Grill

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 11:03:00 CDT

North Avenue Grill is a haven for scratch-made diner style fare. So we figured it would be a good bet for a stop on the Burger Trail. Turns out the house favorite burger is a half-pound patty topped with bacon, cheese, onion strings and a tangy horsey sauce. And it was a treat.


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After 142 years, Brady Street says goodbye to Engine 6

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 10:02:00 CDT

As its 8 a.m. deadline approached, Engine 6's firefighters packed up their belongings on Brady Street - where a firehouse first opened in 1875. Neighbors gathered to say goodbye to a firehouse whose members were deeply connected to the community.


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Elf Storage and a Ho Ho from The Iron Horse

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 09:01:00 CDT

I love Christmas time, and since the day is only a few days away I wanted to share a few festive Milwaukee neon signs that always make me smile.


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The rambling, non-recap Packers game review: Week 15 vs. Panthers

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 18:16:00 CDT

In Aaron Rodgers' much-anticipated return from the broken collarbone that kept him out two months, the quarterback was rusty but still almost led the Packers to a dramatic victory. Unfortunately, Green Bay fell short, losing to Carolina, 31-24, and virtually ending their playoff hopes.


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Last Call: Crime, licensing issues contribute to decline of South Side taverns

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 15:46:00 CDT

West and others say tavern owners are unfairly punished for police contacts, even though in many instances they're trying to keep patrons safe by calling police, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.


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12 Days of Holiday Giveaways: Wantable

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 12:01:00 CDT

Can you believe that we are halfway through the 12 days already?! Thank you so much to everyone that has entered - and let me tell you, we are just getting started! Today's giveaway features a subscription box that is based right here in Milwaukee!


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OnMilwaukee's best dining of 2017-18

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 11:01:00 CDT

Find the best dining options of the 2017-2018 season.


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Get ready for the best Sunday hot ham ever at Iron Grate BBQ Co.

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 10:01:00 CDT

Your Sunday morning tradition just got even better. Iron Grate BBQ Co. is launching a new Sunday morning offering: hot ham and Texas toast. And it promises to be some of the best you've ever had.


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Milwaukee brunch guide

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 09:06:00 CDT

The weekly grind hardly allows time for a.m. bacon, eggs and hash browns, and if there is time to whip 'em up, they're usually scarfed down fast. That's why weekend brunches are such a relaxing treat. Check out our list of the local Sunday morning hot spots and take some time to savor simple and elaborate breakfast treats.


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The Family Backpack 2017 holiday gift guide

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:56:00 CDT

Traveling as a family is such a great way to spread the love of family unity beyond the holiday season, so here are 10 little gifts of inspiration we hope you love - and help guide you on your next adventure.


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100 Milwaukee gifts for this holiday season

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 15:01:00 CDT

Searching for the perfect Milwaukee gift for a dear friend or loved one for the holidays? Buy local -- and buy often -- from this guide of 100 Milwaukee gifts.


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Last Call: Neighborhood taverns fading out on Milwaukee's South Side

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 14:01:00 CDT

In the city that once touted itself as the "beer capital of the world," the tavern culture generations of Milwaukeeans grew up with is fading away in some neighborhoods, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.


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Potawatomi Hotel and Casino raises $1,157,669 for local kids

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 12:56:00 CDT

Once again, Potawatomi Hotel and Casino's "Heart of Canal Street" program raised more than $1 million for local children's organizations.


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12 Days of Holiday Giveaways: Miss Cupcake Bakery

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 12:01:00 CDT

This is the sweetest giveaway of them all - literally - as you could win free cupcakes for an entire year from Miss Cupcake Bakery thanks to OnMilwaukee's 12 Days of Holiday Giveaways.


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Gift guide for the guy who's got everything

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 11:06:00 CDT

People tell me I'm hard to shop for, and they're probably right. Lots of interesting stuff arrives in the mailbox here at OnMilwaukee for us to review, and admittedly, I tend to buy - or at least browse for - gadgets when I can't fall asleep. So, the least I can do is share everything I've learned with you this holiday season.


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Monday Funday: The Noble's brunch draws the service industry and more

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 10:04:00 CDT

The Noble's incredibly popular service industry brunch on Monday mornings is for anyone in need of good food, creative drinks and lots of laughs after a long weekend.


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Matt's Hallmark Holiday Hell: "Switched for Christmas"

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:16:00 CDT

What better way to keep my high from "The Christmas Train" going than "Switched for Christmas," a Hallmark holiday movie starring not just one Candace Cameron Bure but TWO Candace Cameron Bures?!


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Who's got two thumbs and is very happy to have Aaron Rodgers back? This guy

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:02:00 CDT

Aaron Rodgers and Jordy Nelson have a unique chemistry and a very productive connection. While Rodgers was out injured, Nelson practically disappeared from the Packers' offense. But now Rodgers is back, and he wants to get Nelson much more involved. Thumbs up!


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Longstanding bar changes name to honor bartender

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:45:00 CDT

Recently, Jim's Time Out in Downtown Milwaukee changed its decor and name to Stella's: A Cocktail Dive to recognize Stella Ivory who has worked at the bar for 21years.


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Side-ling up to the holiday table: Justin Carlisle's scalloped corn

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:03:00 CDT

Want to pull out all the stops this holiday? Throughout the month of December we'll share some of Milwaukee's most talented chefs' takes on holiday-worthy fare.


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Hidden Gems: Kochanski's Concertina Beer Hall

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:03:00 CDT

Even if you've been to Kochanski's Concertina Beer Hall, we're going to bet you don't know some of its behind-the-scenes quirks. And if you haven't been to this cultural gem, it's about time you read about all the reasons why you should go.


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Valhalla has closed on Old World Third Street

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:21:00 CDT

Valhalla, the Scandinavian bar and restaurant located at 1111 N. Old World 3rd St. has closed. But a new venue is on its way to the space sometime in 2018.


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MPS presents The City Review basketball event at Bradley Center

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:05:00 CDT

Student athletes from seven Milwaukee Public Schools boys and girls high school basketball teams will compete on the same court used by professional and collegiate players as MPS presents The City Review at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Jan. 11.


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12 Days of Holiday Giveaways: NOIZE

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:01:00 CDT

With the winter weather starting to get colder and colder, it is a wardrobe must to have a good winter coat - and a chic one at that. Luckily, our Day 5 giveaway is just that. Find out how to win!


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Thank Cod it's Fryday: Ricardo's Pizza in Greendale

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:03:00 CDT

As you might guess, Ricardo's is best known for its pizza. And our Lori Fredrich might never have thought of it for a fish fry had it not been for an astute recommendation from OnMilwaukee reader Matt Kraus, who wrote and told her it was "the best in the city."


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Milwaukee Talks: Wisconsin Humane Society President Anne Reed

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:03:00 CDT

Even at 138 years old, the Wisconsin Humane Society is an organization that doesn't rest on its laurels. Just this month, it announced it will acquire the Bay Area Humane Society in Green Bay and the Door County Humane Society, bringing its total number of campuses to five. Leading this charge is President and CEO Anne Reed, a lawyer by trade, who joined WHS in 2010.


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"The Last Jedi" is the first "Star Wars" in ages to feel truly, thrillingly new

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 02:06:00 CDT

The future of "Star Wars" looks bright after writer-director Rian Johnson's "The Last Jedi," the first entry of this new era that exhilaratingly lives up to its predecessors without merely replicating them.


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Bucks' new food program will feature dishes famous in visiting-team city

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:01:00 CDT

The Bucks are launching a unique food initiative for select games, in which they will feature quintessential dishes famous in the city of the team Milwaukee is playing against that night. The first of seven games is Friday's contest against the Chicago Bulls.


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Brewers will bring back "Star Wars" Night to Miller Park next year

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:29:00 CDT

The Crew is once again aligning with the Resistance Fighters as they take on the First Order of Pittsburgh for Star Wars Night on Friday, May 4, 2018. Fans who enlist in the cause by purchasing a special Star Wars Night ticket package will receive a limited-edition "Braun Solo" Bobblehead.


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"Star Wars" opens tonight, so let's check in with Alderaan (the coffee shop)

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:01:00 CDT

Despite the ominous "Star Wars"-based origins of its name, Alderaan Coffee is still alive and thriving in its small corner of Milwaukee's ever-growing galaxy on North Water Street.


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5 easy-to-make and very Wisconsin holiday cocktails

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:04:00 CDT

It might be tempting to concoct unique holiday cocktails, but mixmaster extraordinaires recommend otherwise. Remember, classics are classics for a reason.


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Milwaukee happy hour guide

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:26:00 CDT

There's nothing quite like a great drink special to help you unwind after a long day. We've done an exhaustive search and found Milwaukee's happiest Happy Hours.


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Tribeca GalleryCafe and Books is now open in Walker's Point

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:16:00 CDT

Another coffee shop has opened its doors in Walker's Point, and it comes complete with an open, airy interior, plenty of seating and an owner who says community is at the heart of what she does.


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Side-ling up to the holiday table: Daniel Jacobs' au gratin potatoes

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:03:00 CDT

Want to pull out all the stops this holiday? Throughout the month of December we'll share some of Milwaukee's most talented chefs' takes on holiday-worthy fare.


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Beer pairing for the holidays: Tips from Megan Mares of Miller Brewing

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:08:00 CDT

For folks in the beer-drinking Midwest, beer is a part of everyday life. In fact, it's likely that most of us will have a selection of beer around during holiday gatherings and family meals. So, we talked with Megan Mares, trade brewer for Miller Brewing, about creating great beer pairings... for the holidays or any day.


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HuffPostUK: Milwaukee is 10 percent of the reason to visit Chicago

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:02:00 CDT

Huffington Post U.K. fashion, food and travel blogger and writer Roxii Hoare-Smith has penned a list of 10 reasons to visit the Windy City and one of those reasons is to get closer to Milwaukee.


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12 Days of Holiday Giveaways: Farmacy Beauty and DermaE

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:01:00 CDT

Anyone that follows me on social media knows that I'm obsessed with good skincare. If it promotes anti-aging, I have probably tried it. Well, I have put together two skincare gift bundles of some of my fave products.


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ZYN, a new Milwaukee-born beverage harnesses the power of curcumin

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:02:00 CDT

Put away your turmeric supplements, Milwaukee. The Cream City is home to a ground-breaking new infused beverage which could hold the key to a healthier, more pain-free lifestyle.


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8 out-of-this-world "Star Wars" gifts, from porgs to posters and more

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:16:00 CDT

To help guide you through all of the "Star Wars" stuff vying for your money, as well as your family and friends' love and attention, here are eight cool gift ideas that caught my eye this holiday season.


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Bucks' NBA 2K League esports team unveils name, logo for inaugural season

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:01:00 CDT

The Milwaukee Bucks are one of 17 professional basketball franchises that will have an affiliated esports team competing in the NBA 2K league during its inaugural season next year, and now that team has a name and look. It's called Bucks Gaming, and its new logo looks familiar.


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What's new on Netflix in January 2018

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:26:00 CDT

I've been dreading the first Netflix announcement of 2018. But 'tis an early Christmas miracle, because Netflix's newly released list of new additions for the start of the new year is incredibly loaded.


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New Year's Eve guide

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:36:00 CDT

2017 is almost to a close. Don't be sad, as with each end comes a new beginning. As 2018 is upon us, it's time to start planning how we're going to ring it in.Luckily, there are various events scheduled in the greater Milwaukee area for your own pleasure, whether you want to celebrate in style, eat a delicious meal, attend a show, drink the night away, or do all the above.


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Know your blood type? If not, finding out isn't easy

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:31:00 CDT

Unless you've recently had a baby or a surgery, your doctor cannot tell you your blood type. Even in a life or death situation. So OnMilwaukee went to the Blood Center of Wisconsin to donate blood today and figure it out.


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Last call for "Mean Girls," "Pulp Fiction" and more on Netflix in January

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:56:00 CDT

Netflix today announced its list of departing TV shows and movies for next month - and sadly, every season of the hit J.J. Abrams mystery is not amongst the survivors. And it's by no means the only big name getting kicked off the island.


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Sugar plum pie takes the cake in "Waitress" pie competition

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:03:00 CDT

The Tony-nominated musical "Waitress" will enjoy a brief Milwaukee engagement at the Marcus Center, Jan. 2-7. In celebration of the musical's Cream City debut, the Marcus Center teamed up with B93.3 to host a pie-making contest. Here are the delicious results.


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Side-ling up to the holiday table: Thomas Hauck's pan-fried Brussels sprouts

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:09:00 CDT

Want to pull out all the stops this holiday? Throughout the month of December we'll share some of Milwaukee's most talented chefs' takes on holiday-worthy fare.


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8 holiday gift ideas from Milwaukee startup companies

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:16:00 CDT

Looking for a unique gift idea for someone you care about this holiday season? I've compiled a list of eight local tech startups with wonderful gift ideas - all to be found right here in Milwaukee!


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100 things to do during a Milwaukee winter

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:06:00 CDT

With flakes returning to the forecast, you may be dreading another wicked Wisconsin winter. Have no fear. From braving the blustery outdoors to layering up the long johns and curling up by the fire, we've got the goods to make the most of a Milwaukee winter.


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Batches bakery and cafe to bring sweet comfort to the Third Ward

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:26:00 CDT

There's a new bakery and cafe on the docket for Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. And it promises a barrage of sweet treats and comfort food indulgences. Batches is the name of the new venue, which is slated to open in late winter or early spring of 2018.


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