The Rep's "Junk" is anything but
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 16:01:00 CDT - Impressively produced by the always remarkable Milwaukee Rep, "Junk" is a way to see how we view greed, drive and selfishness in a different setting.
Release your inner Griswold with the 2019 sledding guide
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 14:56:00 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.
Early bird tickets now available for 86'd: Battle of the Bartenders competition
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 14:01:00 CDT - You've been "86'd." Cut. Eliminated. Sent home. They're words no one (ever) wants to hear. They're also key words which will come into play during Central Standard Craft Distillery's inaugural 86'd: Battle of the Bartenders competition taking place on Monday, Feb. 26.
OnMilwaukee Weekday Preview: Jan. 21-24, 2019
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 13:31:00 CDT - The Greater Milwaukee area is full of things to do and see on the weekend. But what about those of us who are weekday warriors? Where are the listicles and previews for those of us that love exploring the city on Tuesday nights? Well, here you go!
Ice Castles opening Wednesday in Lake Geneva
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:51:00 CDT - The Utah-based Ice Castles, LLC, which organizes the spectacles around the country each winter, is bringing the castles to the shores of Lake Geneva this year and after much anticipation, they are opening to the public on Wednesday, Jan. 23. Tickets are on sale now and selling quickly.
Dr. Martin Luther King's visits to Milwaukee left permanent mark
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:01:00 CDT - As Milwaukee honors the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. today, we look back at the occasions on which Dr. King spoke in Milwaukee in this story from the OnMilwaukee archives.
On the Burger Trail: The Kobe Burger at Lagniappe Brasserie
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 11:01:00 CDT - Lagniappe is a brasserie. So it's the sort of place where steak frites might be common; but it's not necessarily the sort of place you'd expect to find a burger. And yet, there it is on the lunch menu, listed under "Fine Dining Sandwiches."
All-star cast performs entire Violent Femmes debut for Pablove's 10th
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 09:02:00 CDT - A whole host of Milwaukee musicians will get together on Saturday, Jan. 26 at Turner Hall Ballroom to mark the 10th anniversary benefit show for the Pablove Foundation, which raises money to battle childhood cancer.
How Seth Meyers provoked an accidental home birth in Milwaukee
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 18:18:00 CDT - Not all coincidences are created equal and some are downright uncanny. Such is the case with a coincidence that happened last weekend involving Seth Meyers, a Whitefish Bay family and an accidental bathroom birth.
Formerly incarcerated organizers hope new leaders bring criminal justice reform
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 18:16:00 CDT - Alphonso James went to prison at age 17 for a crime he didn't commit. After 32 years, he was cleared by a DNA test and returned home to Milwaukee in February 2017. Last week, he stood before about 50 people crowded into a room at the Welford Sanders Historic Lofts & Enterprise Center and discussed his experience.
Praise Cheeses: Camino cheese curds & Sierra Nevada Kellerweis
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 15:01:00 CDT - In this series, we're focusing on one of Wisconsin's claims to fame: cheese. You won't be able to resist following along as we showcase some of the area's ooey-est, gooey-est and cheesiest dishes. And, during bar month, we'll be pairing them up with spirited accompaniments.
Living my best life: medi-spa edition
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 13:01:00 CDT - Living your best life can mean whatever you'd like! This edition takes you into the medi-spa world.
Praise Cheeses: Joe Mama's cheese curds & Lakefront Riverwest Stein
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 12:02:00 CDT - In this series, we're focusing on one of Wisconsin's claims to fame: cheese. You won't be able to resist following along as we showcase some of the area's ooey-est, gooey-est and cheesiest dishes. And - during bar month - we'll be pairing them with complementary spirited accompaniments.
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.