Published: Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:16:03 CDT
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 15:02:00 CDTHold onto your fanny pack, but MillerCoors released a statement on Friday suggesting that the '90s clear malt beverage would soon be for sale again.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:01:00 CDTWhen it comes to bars, Milwaukee dominates, offering everything from comfy taverns to posh clubs. Once again, OnMilwaukee will celebrate the city's hearty and diverse drinking culture with Bar Month, including your chance to vote for your favorites in the 2017 Best Bars poll.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:56:00 CDTTwo decades after the collapse of the area's industrial economy, Darryl Johnson, who grew up in Harambee, is guiding its revival as executive director of Riverworks Development Corp., Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:03:00 CDTSometimes all you really need to do is laugh. Let me recommend the world premiere of "Robin Hood" currently underway at First Stage. Oh, there are messages in the show But what there is in abundance is good action and great laughs.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:20:00 CDTThe great Milwaukee weekend is here. Are you ready? You are now! Make it a great one! GET THIS IN YOUR INBOX EVERY THURSDAY. Subscribe here.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 06:12:00 CDTMilwaukee's made yet another list: Thrillist Travel's "Underappreciated American Cities You Should Totally Move To." Published today, the list highlights 16 "underappreciated cities" that are "all dark-horse candidates to help you author your best move ever."
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 15:01:00 CDTYou may look at National Drink Wine Day as just another day, but for us it is an opportunity to partake in some great pours and more. Sip away at these options in this edition of the OnMilwaukee WeWant.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 13:06:00 CDTWhen I Will Not Die Young co-founder Muhibb Dyer learned that his organization had received $25,000 from Milwaukee-born Colin Kaepernick, quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, he thought it was a prank, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 11:03:00 CDTThe men are off to war; the women are left to weep. It has always been thus - unless you happen to be amongst the "Women of Troy," the translation of the 2,000-year-old play getting a new life under Dale Gutzman's direction at Off the Wall Theatre.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:03:00 CDTSaturday is National Wine Day, so here's our "two cents" on a $2.89 bottle of wine.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:05:00 CDTWith the regular season nearly over and the playoff race still undecided, the Wave are preparing for perhaps their biggest game of the year, a divisional showdown against the first-place Kansas City Comets, at 7:35 p.m. on Saturday night at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:16:00 CDTEight years before Stonewall and six years before the Black Cat, Milwaukee was the scene of an uprising unlike anything local police had ever seen before as four troublemakers got more trouble than they bargained for at the Black Nite, one of the most popular gay bars of the time.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:03:00 CDTWhile on the job, Joe Foust has been stabbed, cut and had his teeth knocked out. Who knew being an actor, playwright and fight choreographer was such dicey work? See his work in First Stage's upcoming performance of "Robin Hood."
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:02:00 CDTThe Admirals and Saz's announced the addition of a Saz's concession stand at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, opening Friday. The move means a lot of great things, but what it means most of all is this: There's now another place to get the incredible Sampler Combination Platter.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:01:00 CDTDespite requests from top agents across the country, the opening date for the new SafeHouse in Chicago is still covert. However, thanks to a small treasure trove of photos leaked from Command, here's a look at the most guarded aspects of the new venue.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:43:00 CDTJack Rabbit Slims, 8028 W. National Ave. in West Allis, is undergoing a bit of an identity change. The restaurant, which opened in December 2015 as a country music bar and barbecue restaurant, has taken the last few months to step back and reevaluate.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:16:00 CDTIt is altogether fitting and proper that Genesis 2017 was unveiled in the breathtaking beauty of the venerable Pabst Theater, as the 120-year-old structure hosted three brilliant young choreographers heralding a healthy future for the ballet world.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:01:00 CDTCafe Calatrava's "Sconnie Cheese Burger," features a Miller Bakery Pretzilla roll, short rib, a brisket and sirloin burger, American cheese, dijonaise, Maple Creek Farms smoked bacon, melted onions, house pickles and a side of malt vinegar chips.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:56:00 CDTWith temperatures expected to be downright summery outside this weekend, Milwaukee Country Parks has decided to get into the spirit as well and bring an early taste of summer to the city with a bonus Traveling Beer Garden stop at Whitnall Park.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 19:01:00 CDTFebruary 17 is National Random Acts of Kindness Day, and it couldn't come at a better time for the country, because anytime is a great time to be kind. If you're looking for a special occasion to do something particularly nice, now is your opportunity, Milwaukee.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:56:00 CDTWhether you're attending the Auto Show for the family friendly activities or if you're looking to upgrade your current ride, make sure you check out a few of these all-new for 2017 offerings from American, European and Japanese automakers.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:01:00 CDTThe Milwaukee Brewers are my team. And your team, too. And your neighbor's and their kids. And John McGivern's and Tammy Baldwin's and Mike McCarthy's, as well. The Brewers belong to all of us in Wisconsin - at least that's the message in the club's emotive new commercial, "This is Our Team."
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:01:00 CDTA brand new sign will soon be visible to the occupants of the 250,000 cars that pass the Menomonee Valley on I-94 each day. City Lights Brewing Company will flip the ceremonial switch on its brewery sign for the very first time this evening at 5 p.m.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:02:00 CDTGet out and enjoy Downtown during Taste and Toast, an annual event featuring specially priced small plates, appetizers and beverages at a variety of downtown bars, restaurants and lounges. This year's event takes place March 6-10 from 4 to 7 p.m.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:50:00 CDTThe South Side will soon have its very own taste of the Windy City as a new 9,000-square foot Portillo's - complete with a variety of its beloved menu items and a double drive-thru - is on the way to Greenfield.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:26:00 CDTKathy Mykleby has found a spot in television built in the hearts of more than 1,700 children. Mykleby is the host/creator of the "Tuesday's Child" segments on WISN 12, a series that has run consistently for 26 years.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:02:00 CDTAt the foot of Wisconsin Avenue, some Milwaukeeans recall, there stood a gorgeous red brick Romanesque Revival train station that many can't believe is gone (or ever even really existed). Thanks to Karl Bandow, here are some great old color photos of it.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 07:01:00 CDTFeeling hungry? Maybe you're craving sushi from Sake Tumi. Tabouleh from Casablanca. Or a Barrie Burger from AJ Bombers. Well, thanks to digital technology, there's now yet another way to satiate your craving. UberEATS officially launches its Milwaukee delivery service today.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 21:08:00 CDTNo, it's not that kind of contest. Geez, people, get your minds out of the sewer. This contest is all about a different kind of meat ... jerky!
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 20:03:00 CDTJerry Kelly, one of the most successful professional golfers ever to come out of Wisconsin, is the subject of a long story on the PGA Tour website. Kelly, who has spent 21 years on the tour, was a winner three times but described himself as a "successful journeyman" during his career.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 19:26:00 CDTMeet PawsLikeMe, a dog adoption matching website that works like eHarmony.com, but for pairing you up with the perfect rescue puppy - and with an algorithm that claims an average 91 percent match accuracy.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:56:00 CDTBefore he brings his witty lyrics and whacked-out piano prowess to the Riverside stage Thursday night, we got a chance to chat with Ben Folds about his upcoming show, one of his other passions - photography - and the Milwaukee hot spot he misses most.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:03:00 CDTPerhaps more than ever, we love to see the world through the window of our dinner plates. A new exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum digs down into our love of food to explore and explain the path of food, from farm to fork.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:06:00 CDTSpend a little time with Milwaukee Department of City Development Commissioner Rocky Marcoux, and it won't take long to realize he has an encyclopedic knowledge of this city. He shares some of it in this edition of Milwaukee Talks.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:05:00 CDTToday, the Wisconsin State Fair announced it'll bring some R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A. to this year's headliner lineup, with heartland rock legend John Mellencamp taking the Main State, presented by Potawatomi Hotel and Casino, on Friday, Aug. 4.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:09:00 CDTIn the spirit of not spending the next year moping about the Bucks being cursed and Jabari Parker's knee making everyone very sad and potentially having to relinquish those once-seemingly guaranteed rights to Future Ownership, we offer a bit of good news.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:03:00 CDTThe answer is ... I don't know! The question is ... how did he do that? There are not enough superlatives to describe "The Illusionists," hit that opened a week-long run in Milwaukee at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts Tuesday night.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 11:52:00 CDTGathering Place Brewing Company, a new brewery taking root in Riverwest, has launched a Kickstarter campaign that has reached half of its $25,000 goal. It's requesting a final push from friends, neighbors and craft beer lovers.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 11:01:00 CDTWhen was the last time you dined at Crazy Water? If it's been a while, or you've never had the pleasure, take the time to set up a lunch date at the Walker's Point staple, which offers a modestly priced menu of lovely salads, sandwiches and entrees.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:40:00 CDTThis morning, the James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for its 2017 awards. And Milwaukee has four reasons to be proud. Semifinalists will now move on to a voting body comprised of former Beard Award winners.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:04:00 CDTRecently, Milwaukee-based artist and member of the Brew City Bruisers roller derby team Stacey Williams-Ng created a couple of derby-themed coloring books.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 19:00:00 CDTOn Episode 18 of The Postgame Tailgate, OnMilwaukee President Jeff Sherman joins sports editor Jimmy Carlton and pop culture editor Matt Mueller to talk about all things Bucks, from Jabari Parker's knee injury to Giannis Antetokounmpo's All-Star expectations to the team's playoff hopes and more.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 17:01:00 CDTThe restaurant line-up alone should make you want to buy tickets for the upcoming Dim Sum + Give Some event. But the story behind the event is even more compelling. It begins with a local chef's sobering diagnosis and ends with an interminable sense of hope.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:15:00 CDTTo help voters get to know the Milwaukee school board candidates, Parents for Public Schools of Milwaukee hosts a candidate forum Wednesday, Feb. 15, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at MacDowell Montessori School at the Juneau campus, 6415 W. Mount Vernon Ave.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:46:00 CDTNot to be outdone by Taco Bell and KFC, Burger King may have found the most uncomfortable culinary combo yet: a Whopper and a sex toy.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:03:00 CDTTake three choreographers, add a company of unknown dancers, toss in some music and give all of them just three weeks to create a full ballet. It all culminates Thursday night as the Genesis Competition hosted by the Milwaukee Ballet gets underway.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:56:00 CDTIs it possible ABC is just as ready for this season to be over and done with as we are? That's the vibe I got during last night's very peculiar episode, where the biggest story coming from "The Bachelor" didn't happen on "The Bachelor."
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:03:00 CDTA couple of really old chestnuts, a couple of new things and contract extensions for the leadership of the Milwaukee Repertory Theater were announced in a ceremony at the Patty and Jay Baker Theater Complex on Monday night.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:20:00 CDTAccording to a Facebook post, Hybrid Lounge, 707 E. Brady St., will close on Saturday, Feb. 25.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 07:58:00 CDTFor years, many of us were conflicted when it came to the Renaissance Bookstore at 834 N. Plankinton Ave., Downtown. It was a place that was packed with books. Great! But it was also clearly too packed with books. Last week, we went inside to take a look.