Published: Sat, 29 Apr 2017 23:16:03 CDT
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 15:30:00 CDTBoo Boo's, a new sandwich shop in Walker's Point, opens this week. And we headed over to take a look at the newly refreshed space, as well as a few of the new menu items, which include a variety of hot and cold sandwiches and soup.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:07:00 CDTHe's from Wisconsin and his first name is Vince. Just for those reasons, Vince Biegel's Packers career is off to a good start. Green Bay drafted the Badgers outside linebacker in the fourth round Saturday, adding a household name, and a highly productive college player, to its defense.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 13:01:00 CDTFor some musicians, it can take years churning out records in the hopes of scoring even just a moderate breakthrough hit. In the case of dark pop singer-songwriter Bishop Briggs, it took just the second song to her name: the soulfully stormy "River."
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 11:03:00 CDTCronk's entrepreneurial efforts to providing employment opportunities are driving a business revival in the 5500 block of West North Avenue, one of many city blocks that have not flourished for years, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 10:03:00 CDTTheater can make you feel a lot of things, most of them wondrous, but on rare occasion it can make me feel like a dummy.And that's what I felt like after seeing "Jane Eyre," the final show of the season at The Rep, which opened Friday night.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 08:56:00 CDTBefore he hits the stage for Arte Para Todos Saturday night, we chatted with Milwaukee rapper Vincent VanGREAT about looking back at his last album, looking ahead to what's next, his crazy night with comedian Eric Andre and more.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 08:36:00 CDTThe great Milwaukee weekend is here ... and so is your Weekend Preview! Make it a great one!
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:10:00 CDTOrange and Blue Co. will launch its brick and mortar location during a grand opening on June 17. The 500 square foot shop in Brewers Hill will carry a curated mix of vintage and modern home goods and accessories, including furniture, accents and jewelry.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:56:00 CDTFesta Italiana, presented by Calypso Lemonades, yesterday announced Grammy-nominated Gin Blossoms will headline the festival Saturday, July 22 at 9 p.m. at Henry W. Maier Festival Park.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:32:00 CDTWhat to take away from the Bucks' thrilling, exhausting and ultimately excruciating Game 6 loss to the Raptors? With Giannis' positivity in mind, here is something I liked, learned and am looking forward to, now that Milwaukee's 2016-17 season is over.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:56:00 CDTWith a 1 a.m. set time, it will be Saturday morning when D'Amato takes the stage at Arte Para Todos. But if you were looking for a performer primed to take on such an imposingly late slot, the Milwaukee rapper would make the shortlist.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:01:00 CDTVW built 21 million Beetles up until 2003. Thousands of those iconic Bugs are still on the road, and one Milwaukee company exists solely to build and rebuild their air-cooled engines. Mofoco, started by Randy Henning, is now owned by his son, Roy, and quietly services VW customers around the world.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:30:00 CDTIf you're looking for beautiful, well prepared food, you'll find it at All Purpose. The cheeseburger at All Purpose is just plain solid. And, while you can visit for any number of delicious reasons, there's no shame in stopping by for nothing more than a burger and a glass of rose.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:04:00 CDTA new restaurant is in the works from the owners of Oscar's Pub and Grill on Pierce St. Elisabeth Stoeger and Oscar Castenada plan to open Oscar's Winner's Circle at 3800 W. Burnham St. in the former home of Winner's Circle Bar.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:07:00 CDTA new management software called Ideawake focuses on working with larger businesses to solve problems within the company. Ideawake is also using the software to address the community with important social and health challenges.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:04:00 CDTI had a great lunch last week at True Food Kitchen in Downtown Chicago. Truth be told, I hadn't heard of the place until we searched for lunch options close to our hotel and it popped up. Now I want one in Milwaukee.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:31:00 CDTOne of the NBA's slogans is "Where Amazing Happens." But for the Bucks tonight, in one of the most thrilling postseason basketball games in franchise history, it was instead, "Where Amazing Almost Happens." Milwaukee's season ended at the Bradley Center with an agonizing 92-89 loss to Toronto.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:26:00 CDTIn honor of Summerfest's 50th edition, Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. is excited to announce Summerfest 50, a retrospective of Summerfest's history presented in partnership with the Milwaukee County Historical Society.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:02:00 CDTDevelopment is everywhere in greater Downtown Milwaukee, and everywhere developers want to create gravity. Right? This means creating destinations that attract people and create new energetic places. If you create a new center of gravity, you get more business and attention.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:01:00 CDTMarcus Theatres' inaugural CineLatino Film Festival will pack a dozen Spanish-language and Hispanic-focused features into just a few days. So how do you choose? Well, here are six standouts from the CineLatino lineup.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:01:00 CDTOn June 11, Sprezzatura will host an artfully refreshing dinner exploring the coastline of western Italy through the lens of modern food and drink. And if you missed the first Sprezzatura pop-up at dandan in January, you won't want to miss this.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:03:00 CDTIt's impossible to stop thinking about the production of "Carnival" currently being staged at In Tandem Theatre, which I reviewed on opening night last week and is a fascinating example of what can happen when you stretch yourself and dream big dreams.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:02:00 CDTThere are many ways to describe the essence and style of Tigernite, which will help crack open Arte Para Todos tonight. Post-glam power pop. Psychedelic fantasy-fueled rock. But, really, there's only one correct answer: Wiccan Lisa Frank.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:01:00 CDTThere's no shortage of articles and television shows that showcase the dishes that chefs love to cook at their restaurants. But what do they love to eat at the end of their exhausting 16-hour days? Or on their days off?
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:05:00 CDTAfter the Bucks split the first four games of their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series against the Raptors, the team travels back to Toronto for Game 5 and will again host a viewing party in Milwaukee to allow fans to come out and cheer the deer together on Monday night.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:03:00 CDTWho knows writers better than other writers, right? So, when some Wisconsin scribes - in this case Jim Higgins and Michael Schumacher - pen works about other scribes (and, in one case, about other Wisconsin scribes), we take notice.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:17:00 CDTThe Green Bay Packers have signed G Jahri Evans. Ted Thompson, Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations, announced the signing Wednesday.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:36:00 CDTThe future of film - much like the future of this country - is diversity, and while Hollywood's been slow on the uptake, 2017 has made that reality impossible to ignore. Now Marcus Theatres is hoping to do its part with a brand new film festival.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:01:00 CDTWhen a guy suddenly turns into Hank Aaron and starts massacring the major leagues after spending three years in Korea, it's time to embellish his origin story. Brewers fans will be telling their grandchildren about Eric Thames, so we may as well begin writing the tall tale now.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:10:00 CDTIn celebration of May Day, a traditional holiday in Europe, three Milwaukee area restaurants will host unique dinners featuring beer and wine from Luxembourg. Dinners will be held May 1-3 at Story Hill BKC, Newport Shores and Pastiche Bistro and Wine Bar.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:01:00 CDTHave you wondered why, after 19 years, Drew Olson is no longer talking about baseball on the Bob and Brian show? Here's his answer, though you may not find it very satisfying.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:04:00 CDTThere's a craze going around Facebook lately that has people posting a list of nine bands they've seen live, with one fib added for good measure. The poster's friends are supposed to ferret out the ruse.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:15:00 CDTIt's National Pretzel Day. So, we asked ourselves: Where can we get one of our favorite giant, soft, delicious pretzels? There are plenty of places. But here are eight great spots to satiate your craving.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:21:00 CDTWe're getting close to summer festival season - and in case you needed more proof than a Summerfest stage announcement every day for the past two weeks, this morning, the Westown Association announced its lineup for the 2017 River Rhythms season.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:26:00 CDTA musical with this many showstoppers - not to mention Bob Fosse's signature style - can't help but be entertaining, but "Chicago" at the Marcus Center was more broad than biting, almost kitsch rather than crackle. It's fun, but no flim-flam flummox that'll fool and fracture `em.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:01:00 CDTMore ramen is on the way to the East Side. Yokohama is preparing for a mid-May opening at 1932 E. Kenilworth Pl. in the former home of Yield Bar. And Yokohama aims to be not only a destination for ramen, but also a place where guests can experience a bit of Japanese culture.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 05:00:00 CDTOne of these days, Summerfest will run out of stages to make headliner schedule announcements for. Today, however, is not that day! Instead, this morning, the Big Gig announced the headliners and performance dates for JoJo's Martini Lounge.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:03:00 CDTOn The Postgame Tailgate, OnMilwaukee's Jimmy Carlton and Matt Mueller discuss the Bucks' big Game 3 win, their dispiriting losses in Games 2 and 3 and whether Milwaukee missed its playoff moment. The guys also preview Game 6, talk about who's impressed and depressed them and make predictions.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:35:00 CDTRemember LaTroy Hawkins? The reliever who pitched for the Brewers from 2010 to 2011? Well, he certainly remembers Milwaukee. Hawkins, who had a 21-year career in the big leagues, spoke very fondly of his time in Brew City on a recent baseball podcast.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:26:00 CDTLast time we caught up with Mary Pellitieri, co-founder of Top Note Tonics, it was 2014. But, as of this month, the beverage start-up has released its first ever ready-to-drink non-alcoholic craft mixers.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:19:00 CDTAccording to a sign on the door, G-Daddy's BBC, 2022 E. North Ave., is closed.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:01:00 CDTSummer is almost here, and that means more food trucks on the streets of Milwaukee. It also means more festivals bringing together trucks of all types. Among the first food truck events of the summer is the first ever Milwaukee Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:03:00 CDTStart with a girl, beautiful and rich. Then add in her uncle and guardian who wants to marry her so he can get the money and toss in a high-born stranger who also wants the girl's hand in marriage. What you have is Florentine's "Barber of Seville."
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:59:00 CDTBaba Ghanouj, 1888 N. Humboldt Ave., has closed. The restaurant, which specialized in fresh Mediterranean and Middle Eastern fare, opened two years ago. However, it seems a series of hardships made the closure inevitable.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:01:00 CDTWe hope you all had fun celebrating National Beer Day earlier this month. But do you know what's better than a whole day dedicated to beer? Seven whole days dedicated to beer! Cue Milwaukee Beer Week, running now through April 29.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:17:00 CDTOn Monday, the Milwaukee Common Council's Historic Preservation Commission voted to grant temporary historical landmark status to two former A. Gettelman Brewing Co. buildings on the MillerCoors brewery site at 4400 W. State St.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:02:00 CDTOn Monday, for the first time in five games, the Raptors looked like the superior squad, playing like a 51-win team that beat the Bucks 10 of the last 12 times they met in the regular season and was considered a difficult matchup. Here are three somethings I took away from Game 5.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:52:00 CDTNearly 40 of Milwaukee's best restaurants, chefs, bakers and caterers will come together for the annual celebration of KidShare: Milwaukee's Finest Culinary Event on Thursday, May 11 from 6 to 10 p.m. at The Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:16:00 CDTSurely last night's boy bands vs. girl groups episode of "Dancing with the Stars" would end with the ladies stomping all over the guys, right? Well surprise - and by far not the only one of the night.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:09:00 CDTWhile planning next week's trip Up North, I started wondering just how much of Wisconsin I've seen over these last 37 years. So, I downloaded a map and started drawing on it, including the route I have planned for next week.