Celebrate Repeal Day with Old Forester old fashioneds & tacos at The Cooperage
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 14:01:00 CDT - On Dec. 5, the nation will celebrate the 85th anniversary of Repeal Day, the day on which America got its booze back. You should, of course, celebrate this momentous day. And you could do so by attending one of the largest Repeal Day celebrations in the city.
2018 Thanksgiving dining guide
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 13:06:00 CDT - Want to leave the stress, work and clean-up to someone else this year? Here's a guide to finding a great meal and good times on Thanksgiving Day in Milwaukee.
Unique pan-Latin fusion dishes define menu at Sabor Tropical in Bay View
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 11:01:00 CDT - It's been just a few weeks since Sabor Tropical Latin Inspired Kitchen & Lounge opened in Bay View. And we couldn't wait to take a closer look at the menu, which creatively fuses flavors and ingredients prevalent in the Caribbean, Mexico and South America.
Pickle ornaments: got one?
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:01:00 CDT - Hanging a pickle-shaped ornament on the Christmas tree is a tradition for many Milwaukee families. Like St. Nick, it is rooted in a German tradition and because we have such a large German population in Milwaukee, it has been absorbed as a Brew City tradition, as well.
Urban Spelunking: Harley-Davidson Museum
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:02:00 CDT - One of the best things about the Harley-Davidson Museum, 400 W. Canal St. in the Menomonee Valley, is that visitors get to see just about everything. This makes the idea of "spelunking" a little challenging ... or does it?
"This Is Us" returns with a revealing trio of road trips
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 03:46:00 CDT - "Sometimes" offers the best of both worlds when it comes to "This Is Us": It's a sprawling episode featuring three timelines spread all across two countries, yet it's also one of my oh-so-beloved honed-in episodes, focused on just a few characters.
Slide into the spirit of the season with the Santa Cycle Rampage
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:56:00 CDT - Over the last decade it has attracted thousands of people to get dressed up in red white and green and take to two wheels for a holiday Halloween of sorts.
Eat, Play, Applaud: A "Widow's Weekend" with afternoon tea and "Pemberley"
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 16:16:00 CDT - There is one time of year when I am guaranteed at least 48 hours of uninterrupted me time: Widow's Weekend. And when the husband is away, this wife is absolutely going to play - by hitting a play at the Rep and toasting tea at The Pfister.
Trapper Schoepp releases "On, Wisconsin," co-written with Bob Dylan
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 13:45:00 CDT - In November 1961, Bob Dylan wrote a lyric called "On, Wisconsin" that never made it to the light of day and when our own Trapper Schoepp heard about it, he decided to take a shot at finishing it.
Marquette's ranked for the first time since 2013; what's changed since then?
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 13:01:00 CDT - Two games into the 2018-19 season, and Marquette is back - at least in the AP top 25 poll for the first time since 2013. A lot has changed since then; here is an unscientific list of some changes since the last time Marquette cracked the top 25.
East Town Kitchen & Bar opens today in the Downtown Marriott
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 12:01:00 CDT - Change is the only constant in an active dining scene, and diners will witness yet another evolution at the new East Town Kitchen & Bar, which opens today at the Downtown Marriott, replacing Millioke.
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.
City Commission support boosts New State Theater plan at former Palms
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 10:57:00 CDT - On Monday, the Milwaukee City Plan Commission provided a boost to a plan to convert the burned-out former State Theater into an all-ages venue by supporting a zoning change. On Thursday, a city department will discuss sale of the property.