The real winners and losers of the 2020 Grammys
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 13:16:00 CDT - Who actually won Sunday night's show? Who actually lost? And who knows how I can get me one of Billy Porter's hats with the retractable drapes for checking in and out of conversation in the most glamorous way possible?

Ice Castles open Friday near Lake Geneva
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 12:57:00 CDT - After a polar vortex-chilled, six-week run last year on the Riviera Beach in the heart of Lake Geneva, the upcoming Ice Castles frozen and illuminated ice extravaganza will move about seven miles northwest to the edge of Lake Como.

Burnhearts Mitten Fest is Saturday and here's what you need to know
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 12:17:00 CDT - It's year lucky No. 7 for Burnhearts Mitten Fest, which takes place this Saturday, Feb. 1. The outdoor block party is held primarily on Bay View's Potter Avenue just outside the bar, 2599 S. Logan Ave.

On the (Veggie) Burger Trail: The Classic Burger at Urban Beets
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 11:01:00 CDT - If anyone serves up a great veggie burger, I'd expect it to be a restaurant dedicated to plant-based fare. Fortunately, a growing number of eateries catering to the veg-set have cropped up over the past five or so years, so there were a number from which to choose. On this trip, I chose Urban Beets, a venue which opened its first location in 2015.

Jewish Museum exhibit is first to show teen diary found at Auschwitz
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 09:01:00 CDT - On Thursday, Jan. 23, The Jewish Museum Milwaukee opened a new exhibition that centers on the first American appearance of a powerful 112-page diary written by a teenager living the Lodz ghetto in 1943-44.

Updated: Bar Louie Water Street and Bayshore closed permanently
Sun, 26 Jan 2020 12:45:00 CDT - According to a Facebook post, Bar Louie's last day of service was Saturday, Jan. 25.

52 restaurants for your bucket list, 2020
Sun, 26 Jan 2020 11:01:00 CDT - In 2020, I'd beseech you to take the time to diversify. And to guide you on your journey, I've comprised a list of 52 restaurants (in random order) that should be on your Milwaukee restaurant bucket list.

Milwaukee brunch guide
Sun, 26 Jan 2020 08:56:00 CDT - The weekend may almost be over, but what better way to start the last day than with a delicious brunch. Not made by yourself, of course, but by one of the Brew City's many fabulous brunch spots, all gathered here for your perusal.

How one MKE group plans to build civic power beyond the presidential election
Sat, 25 Jan 2020 16:01:00 CDT - "What does it look like for the black community to thrive?" That's what BLOC, Black Leaders Organizing for Communities, has asked thousands of Milwaukeeans living on the North Side since November 2017, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

Toast yourself at bars and eateries with fireplaces
Sat, 25 Jan 2020 11:01:00 CDT - The warmth of a fire makes a good drinking buddy, and toasting - or getting toasted - in front of a fireplace is perfect on a blustery night. Here's a list of some great places to warm you inside and out.

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, 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.

Release your inner Griswold with the 2020 sledding guide
Sat, 25 Jan 2020 09:01:00 CDT - Look out the window and you can see that it's time to bring the sled back down. OnMilwaukee is happy to provide you with a list of some of the best sledding hills in the county.

Where to watch the 2020 Oscar nominees
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:01:00 CDT - With this month's nominations, the march to the 2020 Oscars has officially begun. And with that comes the only good homework that's ever existed: seeing the nominated films and performances before we learn the actual winners on Sunday, Feb. 9.