Published: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 20:16:02 CDT
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 11:01:00 CDTOur beloved Green Bay Packers are making a run in the playoffs. Here are some things you need to have to cheer them on this and every week.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:50:00 CDTThis morning, the City of Milwaukee's Bronzeville Advisory Committee offered an update on the project on 4th Street and North Avenue that would convert the former Garfield Avenue School and America's Black Holocaust Museum buildings into a mixed-use development.
Sat, 24 Dec 2016 13:01:00 CDTDive into this edition of the #WeWant that includes some of our favorite gadgets and more.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 15:02:00 CDTThe popularity of Facebook groups like "Old Milwaukee" and OnMilwaukee's own urban spelunking series shows that Milwaukeeans have a passion for their city and its history. Indulge that passion with a gift rooted in our collective story. Here are a few ideas.
Sun, 18 Dec 2016 11:01:00 CDTHere are 50 darling gifts that even the fussiest of Secret Santas can't complain about. The best part about this list? Each gift comes in at under $100!
Sun, 18 Dec 2016 09:01:00 CDTSearching for the perfect Milwaukee gift for a dear friend or loved one? Buy local -- and buy often -- from this guide of 100 Milwaukee gifts.
Sun, 18 Dec 2016 07:14:00 CDTNormally, when we talk about phones, we talk about things like size, camera and battery life. It's not often that a phone's accessories take center stage. The Moto Z Droid is a solid phone under the usual review rules, but it's real charm is in the extras.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 12:26:00 CDTBMO Harris Bank announced this morning that it will replace its seven-story parking garage on Water and Wells Streets with a 25-story office tower expected to be open by late 2019. The BMO Harris Financial Center will also include a new parking structure facing Broadway.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 15:04:00 CDTFrom the distressed wood farm table parked in the living room of her Whitefish Bay home, Patricia Chevako works day and night, creating one-of-a-kind handcrafted jewelry. Two years ago, a necklace called "Sophie's Circle" became her most intimate creation.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:01:00 CDTWhether you're planning a low-key stroll down Candy Cane Lane or a champagne-filled evening in a limousine en route to the Young Milwaukee Holiday Gala, we have six outfit ideas for you at every price point.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:16:00 CDTMarcus Lemonis' recent visit to Milwaukee for "The Profit" may not have gone according to plan, but he still has his sights on the Cream City, as his Bentley's Pet Stuff chain will open six new shops in around the city this weekend.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 09:02:00 CDTMazen Muna, owner of the Dogg Haus restaurants, Plum Lounge and Metro Car Wash is starting a new venture: opening upscale auto service stations for the tenants of Downtown buildings. His first location will be in the 833 Building.
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 11:01:00 CDTAre you wishing you'd scored some Black Friday deals? Don't fret, you can indulge in some great deals this Cyber Monday. Here are some of our top #WeWants to add to your cart.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 05:56:00 CDTOn Friday, Nov. 25, Lakefront Brewery will host its fifth annual Black Friday event, selling its special one-day-only Black Friday beer as well as Pumpkin Lager six-packs and exclusive Black Friday hats.
Sun, 20 Nov 2016 18:01:00 CDTBlack Friday shopping has come early thanks to everyone's favorite obsession: Target! Here are some things #WeWant to buy right now.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 18:31:00 CDTEstablished in 1870, George Watts and Son Inc. and The Watts Tea Shop, announced today that it will close its Downtown Milwaukee brick and mortar locations on Dec. 31.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 13:06:00 CDTThe unseasonable fall weather is great, but you know that the cold is coming. And that means it's time to look at personal insulation to keep your ears, head, and nose warm. Here are some winter hats and beanies that might be right up your alley.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 07:12:00 CDTThe magic of Christmas and the holiday season begins tonight, Thursday, Nov. 17, in Downtown Milwaukee. The City's Christmas tree is lit and more than 500,000 lights will illuminate the city at the Milwaukee Holiday Lights Kick-Off Extravaganza.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 05:00:00 CDTHouse of Harley-Davidson announced today the expansion of its territory with the purchase of Racine Harley-Davidson.
Sun, 13 Nov 2016 08:00:00 CDTLet's face it, most of us are fueled by coffee. There are many kinds of ways to make and drink it, and new coffee trends appear all the time. I got a chance to try out two products that make two of those trends easier to prepare: The Dripo 2-in-1 Travel Iced-drip Coffee Maker and Omega Power Creamer
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 12:56:00 CDTAs a special day of respect and remembrance, several local and national businesses are offering special meals, deals and other services for veterans - and, in many cases, active military personnel as well. Here are a few places you can find them.
Sun, 6 Nov 2016 19:01:00 CDTWinter is a-coming and so is your need for the best snuggly, warm, cozy bed. Here are a few of our #WeWants to make your bed the best it can be.
Sun, 6 Nov 2016 12:56:00 CDTKicks. Sneakers. Shoes. Hip-hop. That's what's happening at Trusted Kicks, located at 532 N. Water St. We spoke with owner Rico Jones, a Milwaukee native, about his passions, his philosophies and his growing shoe store.
Thu, 3 Nov 2016 11:06:00 CDTTwitter's is Jeff Sherman's go-to news source. And like all content sources, it has its pitfalls and problems. Not enough quality, too much yelling - you've heard them all. So how do we make Twitter better? Here are several ideas.
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 17:01:00 CDTWhat kind of candy are we pulling out of the bowl first during trick or treat for ourselves? We all have the ones we can't resist - here are our favorites.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 11:03:00 CDTPC LAN is a minority-owned small business - Rexx Igunbor is the founder and CEO - that's been located in Downtown Milwaukee for over 10 years. The company moved from the East Town area to the City Center in early September.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 09:08:00 CDTFive years ago, we first told you about Izzy Jaecks, the now full-time shoeshiner at Stag Barbershop, 3064 S. Delaware Ave. In 2011, it was a once-a-week gig for the former Miss International Bootblack, but now Jaecks is as part of the shop as are its barbers.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:43:00 CDTThe Milwaukee Jewish Federation holds its Economic Forum 2016 today, Oct. 27 at the Pfister Hotel. This year's event features Vivek Wadhwa as the keynote speaker, a futurist who is recognized as Silicon Valley's most provocative voice for his ideas on technology trends, globalization and U.S. competitiveness.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:23:00 CDTThe Vector Luna really does look a real watch at first glance, although it puts me off by its thickness. From a distance, its screen looks pretty good, but wearing it, I never got past its very low resolution and lack of brightness. That's a trade off for its month-long battery life, but I can't help but feel like I'm wearing a piece of technology more like a Palm Pilot than an iPhone.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 15:01:00 CDTThis week's OnMilwaukee #WeWant is sure to keep you up on all that's new and ready for your home or commute in the wonderful world of coffee.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 15:17:00 CDTThe savings and financial app world has plenty of room to grow, and Milwaukee-based startup Milo wants to make change happen with its soon to be released app. I caught up with one of the co-founders recently to find out more about Milo.
Sun, 2 Oct 2016 15:01:00 CDTThis edition of the OnMilwaukee #WeWant is chock full of souper ideas for your home or next potluck.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:16:00 CDTTwo years ago, MIAD instructor Andy Bernier came back to his car to find his entire collection of "Settlers of Catan" - including a handmade game board - had been stolen. Now he's unboxing a newly acquired set. Watch it here!
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.
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.
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.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 15:01:00 CDTThe Green Bay Packers play the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday Night Football tonight. Having a few people over for it? Here are just a few of the things we'd want for our Packers party.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 11:49:00 CDTTypically, my annual early reviews of the Apple's new flagship phone are called "24 hours with the new iPhone." That tight time frame wasn't possible this year, because the new iPhone 7 took more than a day and a half just to update all my apps, photos, videos and iCloud data. I only started to really see it work as promised by Saturday night.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 20:17:00 CDTWe are Marquette! U-rah-rah! Wisconsin! It's really no surprise that both Marquette University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison rank in the top 20 for "colleges with the most school spirit."
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 12:18:00 CDTClear Water Outdoor, an adventure/ sports retailer located at 250 N. Water St. in the Third Ward, will close by mid October. The company's Lake Geneva and Delafield shops will remain open.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 09:05:00 CDTRoyal Enfield Motors is the world's oldest motorcycle company in continuous production and yet, most Milwaukeeans have never - or only recently - heard of it. The India-based company opened its North American headquarters in the Third Ward this weekend.
Thu, 8 Sep 2016 21:16:00 CDTThis weekend and next week you'll have the chance to casually explore the custom fit clothing world of J. Hilburn as the brand brings its fashions to Milwaukee via the #JHFitTour at three local destinations.
Mon, 5 Sep 2016 09:03:00 CDTTom McNeil combined his passions for swords, knives, exotic animals and Native American art when he opened Swords and Dreams in West Allis. The business, although currently for sale, is still in full swing, offering a mindbending melange of merchandise - some of which molts.
Fri, 2 Sep 2016 13:09:00 CDTIn 2004, Tim Schneider opened The Shop in Bay View's Hide House. Fast forward to 2016, and the motorcycle repair/customization shop - that only works on Japanese and European bikes - averages a 6-8 week waiting list, and their phone rings off the hook. It was time to move.
Thu, 1 Sep 2016 13:03:00 CDTMilwaukee visionary and philanthropist, Michael Cudahy, has lost his swans and needs help locating them.
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:19:00 CDTToday, Verizon data speeds got faster. Verizon just rolled out its LTE Advanced technology to bring 50% faster peak wireless data speeds to more than 288 million people in 461 cities, including Milwaukee.
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 09:06:00 CDTWallpaper is remembered as a pain to hang - and even worse to remove - with patterns like bold geometric designs, raised velvet paisleys or orange and brown flowers. Elizabeth Rees, a Whitefish Bay native living in New York City, created removable wallpaper that is none of the above.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:03:00 CDTAfter three years in business, Roots: Underground Outfitter, an urban upscale clothing store for primarily men, will relocate from 5328 W. Vliet St. to 2622 N. Downer Ave. in the former Paperwork space.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 09:02:00 CDTWe recently got a tour of the new Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons, and in addition to taking in some absolutely breathtaking views from the 30th and 32nd floors, we learned a little bit about the environmentally friendly features of the building.
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 11:13:00 CDTOnMilwaukee is once again honored to support Potawatomi Hotel and Casino's Heart of Canal Street program. As a long-time partner and passionate community advocate we're also thrilled to announced that this year we'll help support our long-time partner, the Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM).