Donald Driver talks Packers, post-career work, Hall of Fame emceeing and more
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:34:00 CDT - On Friday, Donald Driver somehow carved half an hour out of his busy schedule to talk to OnMilwaukee about the Packers, his post-career work and pursuits, emceeing the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame induction in April and a hobbled sports writer's hamstring injury.
Are you the next owner of the East Side Red Dot?
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:01:00 CDT - The fate of the former East Side Red Dot still hangs in the balance. In fact, as of today, the restaurant building is for sale. What could go into the popular East Side bar and restaurant? That depends on the buyer, says owner Martin Beaudoin.
On the Burger Trail: The Lucy at Crafty Cow
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:01:00 CDT - At Crafty Cow, you can order up any number of lavishly topped burgers featuring ingredients like prime rib, peanut butter, pork belly and a host of other options. But, we stuck to the basics and ordered the Lucy, an homage to the original Jucy Lucy burger.
Bucks select local urban development group for arena district apartments
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:01:00 CDT - The Bucks today announced the selection of Milwaukee-based Royal Capital Group LLC to develop a 90-unit apartment complex within the new arena district. Construction of the residential units is expected to begin next fall upon majority completion of the parking structure.
What you need to know about MPS' new school uniforms policy
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:30:00 CDT - On Thursday night, the Milwaukee Board of School Directors passed a district-wide Milwaukee Public Schools uniform policy. Here is what you need to know about the new MPS "Uniforms and Student Dress Code" policy.
What's coming and going from Netflix in March
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:36:00 CDT - Netflix recently announced its latest batch of comings and goings for the month of March, and while there's no sight of Prince Fielder's new food show, there's plenty of other tasty morsels for movie fans and binge-watchers to dig into.
OnMilwaukee Weekend Preview, Feb. 23-26, 2017
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:01:00 CDT - The great Milwaukee weekend is here. Are you ready? You are now! Make it a great one! Get this in your inbox every Thursday.
Who will win - and who should win - at the 2017 Oscars
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:56:00 CDT - Even though the big prize is pretty much a big lock - thanks a lot, "La La Land" - there's still plenty of excitement and drama to be found among the other categories Sunday night. Here are our predictions for who will win during the 2017 Academy Awards.
Ward's House of Prime in Delafield becomes PrimeOne Steak & Seafood
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:01:00 CDT - Beginning this week, Ward's House of Prime in Delafield will begin a new chapter as PrimeOne Steak & Seafood. The new steak and seafood concept, owned by DJ Martin, will operate in partnership with Allen Brothers Steaks of Chicago to diversify the menu.
Bucks trade Roy Hibbert, who never actually played for them, to Nuggets
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:32:00 CDT - According to multiple reports, the Bucks traded center Roy Hibbert to the Nuggets for a heavily protected second-round draft pick. Hibbert, who was acquired Feb. 2 with Spencer Hawes from Charlotte in exchange for Miles Plumlee, never appeared in a game for Milwaukee.
Points View Boite moving into former Monkey Bar space
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:26:00 CDT - A "world lounge" called Points View Boite, planning to offer different music every night from regions around the globe, is set to open in late May in Walker's Point in the former home of Monkey Bar and, most recently, Mezcal Tavern.
Crafty Cow announces Bay View location
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:08:00 CDT - According to owners Mike Bodow and Devin Eichler, the time was right to expand the Crafty Cow brand to Milwaukee. So the over-the-top burgers and craft beer served at Crafty Cow in Oconomowoc will be available in Bay View beginning this spring.
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.
East Side dining guide
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 17:01:00 CDT - For decades, the East Side has been home to some of Milwaukee's best restaurants, bars and shops and one of the social and cultural hubs of the city. The East Side offers an array of delectable and eclectic eats for everyone from humble college students to well-off professionals.
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.