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Molly Snyder grew up on Milwaukee's East Side and today, she lives in the Walker's Point neighborhood with her partner and two sons.

As a full time senior writer, editorial manager and self-described experience junkie, Molly has written thousands of articles about Milwaukee (and a few about New Orleans, Detroit, Indianapolis, Boston and various vacation spots in Wisconsin) that range in subject from where to get the best cup of coffee to an in-depth profile on the survivors of the iconic Norman apartment building that burned down in the '90s.

She also once got a colonic just to report on it, but that's enough on that. 

Always told she had a "radio voice," Molly found herself as a regular contributor on FM102, 97WMYX and 1130WISN with her childhood radio favorite, Gene Mueller.

Molly's poetry, essays and articles appeared in many publications including USA Today, The Writer, The Sun Magazine and more. She has a collection of poetry, "Topless," and is slowly writing a memoir.

In 2009, Molly won a Milwaukee Press Club Award. She served as the Narrator / writer-in-residence at the Pfister Hotel from 2013-2014. She is also a story slam-winning storyteller who has performed with The Moth, Ex Fabula and Risk!

When she's not writing, interviewing or mom-ing, Molly teaches tarot card classes, gardens, sits in bars drinking Miller products and dreams of being in a punk band again.

 



Recent Articles
 
 Living - January 20, 2020
 Embrace winter with Shorewood Chill
 For the third year in a row, the village of Shorewood will host a fun, family-focused winter soiree called Winter Chill. The event will take place on Saturday, Feb. 8 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Lake Bluff Elementary School ice rink.
 
 Bars & Clubs - January 17, 2020
 8 cozy Milwaukee bars
 Suddenly, the warm-and-comfy factor in bars is a big deal, and so OnMilwaukee stepped up and went out on a couple of windy, chilly nights last week to scout out some of the city's coziest bars.
 
 Arts & Entertainment - January 16, 2020
 Actor discovers deep personal connection to role of Hedwig
 Chicago's Matt Rodin earned the role of Hedwig in the upcoming Milwaukee Rep performance "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." Rodin was surprised to learn he had so much in common with the fictitious East German transgendered woman.
 
 Arts & Entertainment - January 15, 2020
 Wanna binge-listen to the "Dandelions" podcast? Here ya go!
 If you missed an episode or want to binge away at all of 'em, here is the first five episodes of "Dandelions: A Podcast for Women."
 
 Sports - January 15, 2020
 Local surfer and maker shapes lake-friendly boards
 As a 50-something psychologist, Ken Cole is not the "surfer dude" stereotype, but he is, in his words, "obsessed" with both the sport of surfing and the art of board making.
 
 Bars & Clubs - January 14, 2020
 First look: Laughing Tap
 After a few years without a local comedy club, Brew City finally remedied the situation with last weekend's opening of Laughing Tap, 706 S. 5th St. The first two shows both sold out.
 
 Arts & Entertainment - January 13, 2020
 7 questions for illusionist Criss Angel about Friday's Riverside show
 Magician and illusionist Criss Angel returns to Milwaukee this weekend with "Criss Angel Raw - The Mindfreak Unplugged." Angel will perform on Friday, Jan. 17 at the Riverside Theater.
 
 Travel & Visitors Guide - January 12, 2020
 The best Wisconsin Dells waterpark for you and your crew (winter edition)
 Here are some tips to help you choose the perfect park for your family, with specific suggestions for picking the right park in winter.
 
 Dining - January 10, 2020
 WATCH: Guy tries to devour 15 burgers, pound of curds, big beer at Safe House
 Ryan Welch literally bit off more than he could chew on Tuesday night when he attempted the Safe House's new Mission Impossible OOMG Challenge. The challenge required him to consume 15 cheeseburgers, one pound of cheese curds and 60 ounces of amber lager beer in one hour.
 
 Sports - January 8, 2020
 Enter now: Packers fan gifting (at least) four tickets to playoff game
 Steve Ewing, with the help of his brother, Neal, plans to give away four tickets for free to Sunday's Packers NFC divisional playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks. "I want to pay it forward," says the lifelong season ticket holder.
 


Recent Podcasts
 
Arts and Entertainment - April 16, 2010
 Molly, Kramp and Adler warm up your mid-April weekend
Molly, Kramp and Adler warm up your mid-April weekend
Length: 00:07:29
 
Arts and Entertainment - November 13, 2009
 Molly talks the weekend with Kramp and Adler
Molly Snyder Edler joins FM 102.1's Kramp and Adler to talk about the weekend.
Length: 00:06:13
 
Arts and Entertainment - October 23, 2009
 Molly, Kramp and Adler fall back into this autumn weekend
he fall activities continue this weekend with harvest festivals, haunted houses and the start of Halloween-filled fun. Here at OnMilwaukee.com, we're closing down Murray Avenue for a festival of art, music and food on Saturday or you can opt to make the short drive north to Kohler for a weekend filled with fall themed activities. You'll find costumes and Halloween fun at Boo Fest in the Milwaukee Public Market, Family Fun Fest at the Racine Art Museum or Family Fun day at the Harley-Davidson Museum. The Bucks continue with their last preseason game and the Admirals take to the rink for one of this season's first battles.
Length: 00:07:01
 
Arts and Entertainment - October 9, 2009
 Molly, Kramp and Adler warm up for this chilly fall weekend
Fundraisers, concerts and spooky scenes dominate Milwaukee's calendar this weekend. Lend your support by running Al's Run/Walk for Children's Hospital or doing the AIDS WALK Wisconsin and then fill your stomach at Empty Bowls Milwaukee. Miley Cyrus, "Spring Awakening," Ron White, Peter Mulvey, Codebreaker and comedian Paul Mooney all appear on stage, and the Milwaukee Book Festival hosts authors for readings and discussions at several area bookstores.
Length: 00:09:06
 
Arts and Entertainment - September 4, 2009
 Molly, Kramp and Adler warm up your Labor Day weekend
Labor Day might fall a little bit later this year, but that doesn't mean Milwaukee is skimping on the celebration. For everyone staying in town for the weekend, there's plenty going on to keep you busy. Enjoy block parties on Milwaukee Street and Water Street for the Milwaukee Rally, on Martin Luther King Drive for the MLK Street Jam and BBQ or in Walker's Point for the NAGAAA Gay Softball World Series.
Length: 00:06:13
 
Arts and Entertainment - August 7, 2009
 Kramp, Adler and Andy preview State Fair's opening weekend
A new music festival in the Third Ward, the big "Milwaukee's Top Model Search" finale at Bradford Beach, Moody Blues, Collective Soul, "Rockerbox" in Riverwest, outdoor movies all over town, "Beer City Tattoo Convention," Arab World Fest, "Morning Glory Craft Fair," the Milwaukee Comedy Festival, "The Phantom of the Opera," a forecast that's saying temperatures in the 90s, oh and a little thing called the Wisconsin State Fair. Get it on, Milwaukee. The great Milwaukee weekend is here, and it's jam packed! No worries, though, the famous OnMilwaukee.com Weekend Preview has you covered.
Length: 00:07:47
 
Arts and Entertainment - July 31, 2009
 Kramp, Adler and Molly walk you through this weekend's events
After last weekend's jam-packed offerings, the city takes a quiet break this weekend with fewer activities and an overall calmer feeling. Anyone searching for a good mix of music, art and entertainment can try catching the end of the EAA Air Show in Oshkosh or the last days of "Downtown Employee Appreciation" on Thursday and Friday. See actors live at the Times Theater or check out the Van's Warped Tour at the Marcus Amphitheater on Thursday. Don't miss out on Jaime Foxx and Crosby, Stills and Nash, who are in town, too.
Length: 00:03:17
 
Arts and Entertainment - June 26, 2009
 Kramp, Adler and Molly preview your Summerfest-filled weekend
This weekend is all about Summerfest. The Big Gig hits the lakefront with live music, festival food and plenty of activities for the whole family. But if you're looking for something other than outdoor live music, Milwaukee's got you covered. See professional street racing at its best with the Downer Classic on Saturday.
Length: 00:07:40
 
Arts and Entertainment - May 1, 2009
 Slide into May with Molly, Kramp and Adler
If you're looking for music, Willy Porter, The Killers and Flight of the Conchords are all in town with local shows sure to live up to their name. Need more? The International Pop Overthrow Festival stages dozens of local and regional bands all in one weekend. A drag show at Alverno or Ghostwalk with the Holler House are two city firsts you won't want to miss.
Length: 00:08:29
 
Arts and Entertainment - April 24, 2009
 Molly, Kramp and Adler warm up this mid-April weekend
Earth Day carries over into the weekend with events for individuals and families all weekend long. Look to the Urban Ecology Center, Washington Park and state parks for activities and volunteer opportunities to get your hands dirty. Both Milwaukee NARI and Rummage-o-Rama recycle local goods to help your neighborhood and your wallet.
Length: 00:08:17