Published: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:16:04 CDT
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 15:01:00 CDTThis week's OnMilwaukee #WeWant is sure to keep you hyped up all day long.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 13:06:00 CDTA new city law that will take effect on Oct. 28 prohibits panhandling on street medians narrower than five feet, or any highway ramp that might be dangerous for pedestrians, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 10:56:00 CDTThree women, all dressed in bridal gowns, each tell a tale of how that turn-of-the-century bathtub, filled with water, became a dastardly end for the brides shortly after their magical weddings. That's "The Drowning Girls" at Renaissance Theaterworks.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 09:16:00 CDTOver the last two years, Palermo's frozen pizza has dominated the best local food product category. But 2016 brings us a new winner - a sweet, tasty, frosty winner.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 13:01:00 CDTEver wanted to own your own brewery? Well, beginning today, you can. For just $200 you can become an owner of the New Barons Brewing Cooperative, a start-up brewery that will be operated democratically by members, all of whom have an ownership stake.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:30:00 CDTSeason's eatings! The weather may be getting colder, but Dining Month on OnMilwaukee, presented by the restaurants of Potawatomi Hotel and Casino, is just cooking up, dishing out your winning picks in this year's Best of Dining poll.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 07:01:00 CDTWho does Milwaukee love for their late night eats? Will it be a classic late night favorite, or a relative newcomer to the world of late evening eats? Read on to find out who took the crown.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:01:00 CDTA dynamic, dual-level establishment at 223 N. Water St. that features a Wisconsin theme on the main floor and an Illinois theme downstairs, Rivalry opened Thursday night for the Packers-Bears game. It's not the sports bar you're expecting. It's the one you didn't even know you would like.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:56:00 CDTIf one really wants to venture into the depths of cinema's shadowy creeps and nightmarish creations this Halloween, your best bet wouldn't be a movie theater this year. It's be the Milwaukee Art Museum's new exhibit, "Haunted Screens," opening today.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:01:00 CDTThe Kitch, a modern eatery and gathering place, opened Tuesday at the Kohl's Corporate Headquarters in Menomonee Falls. We paid a visit on Thursday and got a look at the creature comforts Kohl's employees will get to enjoy in the new space.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:26:00 CDT"Scheherazade" was the feature when Milwaukee Ballet opened its season Thursday night, but it was the opening act - "Angels in the Architecture" by Mark Godden - that stole the show, proving how exciting and thrilling this company can be.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:29:00 CDTOn a Thursday Night Football game under the lights of Lambeau Field, wearing their sleek Color Rush uniforms with an opportunity to bounce back from their recent offensive impotence against the hapless Bears, the Packers contented their fans and quieted their critics with a 26-10 win.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:02:00 CDTShortly after arriving from Chicago, Kelsey Cano got a job at Who's On Third and has been pouring libations and connecting with people ever since. Recently, we stopped by to talk to Cano about whiskey, eye injuries, getting hit on, having a Sept. 11 birthday and more.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:01:00 CDTSince 2011, Thai-Namite has brought fresh Thai food and a sushi bar to Brady Street. This year - beating out last year's winner Rice N Roll - Thai-namite was named the best by OnMilwaukee readers.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:02:00 CDTThis morning, the Riverside Theater announced that iconic comedian Jerry Seinfeld will bring his stand-up set to Milwaukee on Friday, March 10.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:01:00 CDTThis morning, the Riverside Theater announced that RandB star and "Trapped in the Closet" maestro R. Kelly will bring his first ever Christmas tour to Milwaukee on Sunday, Dec. 11. Milwaukee is one of just seven cities currently set to receive the tour.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:36:00 CDTMarcus DeBack Playground, the inspiration for the MKE Plays program, is now open again after a year of engagement, planning and construction. A celebration and ceremony marking the reopening is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 22 at 11 a.m. at the playground.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:16:00 CDTFor many Milwaukeeans, Sheriff Clarke's recent comments have only made him more of a national and international embarrassment to the city. Perhaps the answer is a recall election - which requires only 13% of the adults in the county sign a petition.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:12:00 CDTRunning back is a mess right now in Green Bay. Eddie Lacy was placed on injured reserve. James Starks is out for a month after having knee surgery. The team just traded for one guy and promoted another off their practice squad. So, um, who's going to run the ball?
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:46:00 CDTSome months, it feels like there's nothing for anybody being added to Netflix. November will not be one of those months, with "The Jungle Book," "The Crown," "Gilmore Girls" and "Boyhood" headed your way. Here's what to expect - and what to watch while you can.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:16:00 CDTHalf off at Riverwest Pizza on Mondays? Free lunch at Old German Beer Hall when you buy a beer? Those are deals you can expect from the MealSteals app, a new tool which helps users discover places to eat and drink while saving money at the same time.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:03:00 CDTI like wings, but more than that, I like wings at McGinn's, where variety is the spice of life. Because there's such a good selection of flavors on the big, meaty wings, I like to mix up textures and flavors, like Jamaican dry rub jerk, the tangy original buffalo and sweet maple bourbon.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:36:00 CDTAfter two years on the throne, reigning supreme over Cream City's collective sweet tooth, Purple Door Ice Cream has been knocked off its sugary top spot. In 2016, there's a new king of the desserts - albeit a familiar face.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:36:00 CDTIt would only make sense that a neighborhood as eclectic as Riverwest would have a dining scene just as eclectic, providing a taste of something for all appetites. Here's where to check out next time you find yourself roaming through Riverwest with a rumbling gut.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:09:00 CDTCheer for the Cubs, our hated Chicago baseball rival? But we loathe them! I know, and normally I'd agree. But let me try and make the case for why Brewers fans should root for the Cubs, even though it hurts and feels kind of gross, to win the World Series.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:34:00 CDTMargaret J. Henningsen, a community activist who has run The Women's Fund of Greater Milwaukee since 2011, will retire on Friday. But first, she will be recognized for her rad-ness.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:16:00 CDTDespite the recent news that the Milwaukee Public Schools district is not subject to the Opportunity Schools Partnership Program in 2016-17, MTEA President Kim Schroeder said the work is not done, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:06:00 CDTYou probably didn't need much of a teaser trailer to start getting excited about "Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2." But here's one anyways, released today by returning director James Gunn, and it certainly doesn't hurt!
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:06:00 CDTAs author of "My Son Wears Heels," Julie Tarney provides support for parents of gender non-conforming, non-binary, trans and queer children. But what does it mean to be "out" as a family in today's America? Tarney and her son Harry Hanson explain in their own words.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:01:00 CDTThere are some great spots in Milwaukee to get traditional bar-style wings. But if you set aside your notion of what wings are supposed to be and open your palate to the idea of what they could be, there are plenty of other interesting spots to try.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:36:00 CDTThrough its annual Combos For A Cure fundraiser, Cousins Subs raises $50,000 for Wisconsin-based nonprofit - the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation (VLCF).
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:10:00 CDTIt's the season of comfort food, and Milwaukeeans need to look no further than Daddy's for delicious sweater-weather eats from fried chicken to mashed potatoes to macaroni and cheese. Just say yes to gravy.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:00:00 CDTWho has a wine list that you just can't resist? What restaurant in the city has the most swig-worthy selection of vino? Find out who Milwaukee voted their favorite in this year's Best of Dining poll!
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 21:34:00 CDTOnMilwaukee and Walker's Pint will host a "witches party" (for boys and girls!) featuring Milwaukee's first cackling contest with a $500 "Walker's Point weekend getaway" prize that includes a stay at the Iron Horse Hotel, dinner at Fixture Pizza Pub and more.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 20:35:00 CDT"The Last of the Bohemians," a new show at Grove Gallery in Walker's Point, will feature 10 of the late Bob Watt's paintings. Artist and writer Jimmy Von Milwaukee owns all of the paintings and curated the show.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 17:13:00 CDTThe Packers announced they'd placed Sam Shields, who's been sidelined for more than a month with a concussion suffered in the season opener at Jacksonville, on injured reserve, a move that has seemed inescapable for weeks and probably should have been made sooner.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:54:00 CDTIt's been nearly a year since Thai-namite announced intentions to take over the space on West North Avenue which once housed City Market. But with a soft opening planned for this weekend, the wait is nearly over for inspired Thai dishes and sushi.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:11:00 CDTThe Bucks today announced a new partnership with the Milwaukee Center for Independence on a game night employment initiative to provide local individuals with intellectual disabilities or other special needs the opportunity to work in the BMO Harris Bradley Center on game nights.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:06:00 CDTMaybe it's just me, but I lean more toward beer in summer and wine as the weather cools. Because I tend to choose reds over whites, I like the warming feeling of holding a glass of red wine and of the wine as I swallow it. Here are a few wines I've tasted lately.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:06:00 CDTThe change in designation for MPS suggests two things. One, we now have better evidence that the disdain toward MPS is clearly undeserved. Two, lawmakers would better serve our children by working with MPS on its internal reforms rather than against it.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:36:00 CDTThe Milwaukee County Historical Society will host "My Milwaukee," an art exhibition created by student artists around the Milwaukee area, beginning tonight at the Historical Center Museum, 910 N. Old World Third St.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:07:00 CDTSometimes it can be difficult to fully understand how magnificent First Stage is in the theatrical firmament, not just in Milwaukee, but across the country as well. Take a look at "Goosebumps," which opened over the weekend, to see how they do it every time.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:15:00 CDTThanks to a donation from Historic Milwaukee Inc., students walking the halls on the third floor at Milwaukee Public Schools' South Division High School now can take a mini-tour of Milwaukee neighborhoods.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:02:00 CDTOn Saturday, Nov. 5, the Archdiocese of Milwaukee swings open the doors to four parishes around Milwaukee to welcome the community in for behind the scenes tours and more. We're writing about all four parishes before the event. Today, we visit Saint Bernard in Tosa.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:06:00 CDTThere's nothing child's play about picking the right restaurant to take the whole family. It needs to balance a fun, playful atmosphere, while also offering up delectable dishes for palates young and old. This year, the voters went for an old favorite.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 22:19:00 CDTIn the second episode of the OnMilwaukee podcast, Postgame Tailgate, Jimmy Carlton and Matt Mueller discuss the Packers' loss to the Cowboys, why Aaron Rodgers doesn't look like himself, any Green Bay silver linings and other weekend sports goings-on. Tune in!
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 17:56:00 CDTFans of Milwaukee Film certainly know Kristopher Pollard, the organization's affable membership manager. But this weekend, they'll be able to get to know Kpolly, the artist, thanks to his upcoming "Slap Fights" gallery, opening Friday night at Hot Pop.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:20:00 CDTJust in time for the approaching holiday season, Milwaukee-based Small Shops United has partnered with Hunger Task Force to promote its 2017 Exclusive Gift Pack. And since it's Dining Month here at OnMilwaukee, I thought I'd tell you a bit more.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:02:00 CDTEnjoy juicy tidbits of music history while indulging in four thematic courses during the new Rock and Roll Roots series at Rumpus Room. The three-dinner series will feature music and commentary from Steve Palec of WKLH and Wisconsin Foodie host Kyle Cherek.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 15:08:00 CDTCarmen Pitre is the president and CEO of Sojourner, Wisconsin's largest service provider for families dealing with domestic violence. Pitre leads a staff that provides crisis housing, system advocacy and individual support to thousands of women, men and their children.