The Morning Laugh: 5 funny videos and memes to start your day with a smile
Mon, 30 Mar 2020 07:36:00 CDT - To start your day with a smile, we're going to post five funny viral videos and memes every morning. Because we believe in starting the day on the right foot even when things feel like they're all going wrong.
Little things matter: Support assistance efforts for bar & restaurant workers
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 15:16:00 CDT - Restaurants have rallied, reaching out to governmental officials about their urgent concerns for support. But, in the meantime, they are relying on friends, neighbors and community to offer support.
If you'd like to make a difference, here are some simple things you can do.
Quarantine Kitchen: Easy homemade focaccia
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 12:30:00 CDT - On this week's Quarantine Kitchen, Lori Fredrich demonstrated an easy recipe for focaccia. Here's the recipe, which you can make at home with a few simple ingredients.
Milwaukee teachers go the virtual distance to keep students engaged
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 11:01:00 CDT - Within MPS, O'Keefe-Boettcher and some of her peers are figuring out ways to continue some aspects of teaching, without making any work required, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
10 spots for carry-out brunch this weekend
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 09:45:00 CDT - Brunch is as much a weekend tradition in Wisconsin as the Friday night fish fry. And thanks to the hard work on the part of restaurants all across the city, you don't need to forego indulging in the leisurely weekend meal.
Harley-Davidson and Sailor Jerry rum put a partnership in ink
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 18:30:00 CDT - Harley-Davidson Motor Company and Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum announced a multi-year partnership today. Was it a penchant for freedom and tattoos that brought them together?
Allium closed, but hopefully not for good
Sun, 29 Jan 2017 21:50:00 CDT - Change is in the air again, this time for Allium, a cozy bar and restaurant at 2101 N. Prospect Ave. The owners announced within the hour on Facebook that the business will close - at least for now.
Rapid Review: Chic Cafe
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German folk duo Milky Chance owned their time at Summerfest
Thu, 7 Jul 2016 02:56:00 CDT - Milky Chance may be a fairly new group, but its sound is sure to resonate with people for a while. The duo gave us a taste of its particular magic at the U.S. Cellular Connection Stage at Summerfest Wednesday night.
Sticks and stones? Should the Redskins change their name?
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:03:00 CDT - The Washington Redskins football team is starting the process of getting a new stadium, either in Maryland or Virginia or Washington. A reporter asked team president George Allen if he would be willing to drop the nickname in order to get support for the new stadium. "No," Allen replied.
Bowersox fills Turner Hall with fantastic voice
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 07:29:00 CDT - The beautiful part of the Turner Hall ballroom on 4th Street is the acoustics in the room can benefit from a band, or a single singer. For Crystal Bowersox, the "American Idol" runner up in the show's 9th season, just her powerful voice filled the space.
15 years in numbers
Sat, 28 Sep 2013 13:01:00 CDT - As we celebrate 15 years in Milwaukee media, OnMilwaukee.com takes a mathematical look at just how much has happened in our city since 1998.
A Meditation on reggae: A great roots harmony trio plays Shank Hall
Sat, 17 Mar 2012 09:03:00 CDT - In honor of this weekend's Milwaukee performance by The Meditations, we present five great 1970s reggae harmony groups - not an easy list to narrow down.
100 good movies you can watch on Netflix while stuck at home
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 15:09:00 CDT - To help your social distancing go as entertainingly as possible, here's a list of 100 good movies - from awesome action flicks to cool choices for children to stellar sports stories and more - you can currently find on Netflix.
Sing through social distancing tonight with the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 14:31:00 CDT - Even during these rough times, people need a smile and a community - and one of the most inspirational ways we've seen that happen is the viral videos of people singing together in Italy, and now across the world. Tonight, Milwaukee's joining in.
How MKE's faith communities are adapting to COVID-19 stay at home order
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 12:01:00 CDT - The COVID-19 pandemic has sent members of faith communities in Milwaukee and perhaps the world scrambling to adapt to fast-moving changes, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Extend your garden season
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 11:01:00 CDT - With a bit of extra effort and investment, you'll be harvesting fresh vegetables long before your friends and neighbors. Then be sure to keep these season-extending devices handy to use again in fall.
Where and how to stream virtual concerts during quarantine
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 10:01:00 CDT - Live music is good for the soul - even when it's virtual. Here's a list of who to follow and how to watch the best live-streamed music while we're all stuck social distancing.
Local Harley dealer pledges to keep employees working through pandemic
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 09:03:00 CDT - House of Harley-Davidson has enacted a plan to keep its sales and service workers employed throughout this difficult time. Fortunately for the dealership, owner Jeff Binkert notes that the police motorcycles it services remain essential.
FoodCrush Podcast: A spirited chat with NYT cocktail writer Robert Simonson
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 17:01:00 CDT - On this week's podcast, we chat with Robert Simonson, Wisconsin native and The New York Times cocktail writer, about a host of topics from his experience growing up in Wisconsin and his career as a theater critic to his transition to writing about cocktails, spirits, bars and bartenders.