"Epic" comeback falls just short, as Bucks' season ends in 92-89 loss to Raptors
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:31:00 CDT - One of the NBA's slogans is "Where Amazing Happens." But for the Bucks tonight, in one of the most thrilling postseason basketball games in franchise history, it was instead, "Where Amazing Almost Happens." Milwaukee's season ended at the Bradley Center with an agonizing 92-89 loss to Toronto.

Cognizant collisions create community in growing Downtown
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:02:00 CDT - Development is everywhere in greater Downtown Milwaukee, and everywhere developers want to create gravity. Right? This means creating destinations that attract people and create new energetic places. If you create a new center of gravity, you get more business and attention.

OnMilwaukee Weekend Preview: April 27-30, 2017
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:02:00 CDT - The great Milwaukee weekend is here ... and so is your Weekend Preview! Make it a great one!

6 flicks to see at the CineLatino Film Festival
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:01:00 CDT - Marcus Theatres' inaugural CineLatino Film Festival will pack a dozen Spanish-language and Hispanic-focused features into just a few days. So how do you choose? Well, here are six standouts from the CineLatino lineup.

Do this: Sprezzatura pop-up at the Iron Horse Hotel on June 11
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:01:00 CDT - On June 11, Sprezzatura will host an artfully refreshing dinner exploring the coastline of western Italy through the lens of modern food and drink. And if you missed the first Sprezzatura pop-up at dandan in January, you won't want to miss this.

In Tandem's "Carnival" offers example of a small company dreaming big dreams
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:03:00 CDT - It's impossible to stop thinking about the production of "Carnival" currently being staged at In Tandem Theatre, which I reviewed on opening night last week and is a fascinating example of what can happen when you stretch yourself and dream big dreams.

Tigernite talks Arte Para Todos and being "kind of like Wiccan Lisa Frank"
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:02:00 CDT - There are many ways to describe the essence and style of Tigernite, which will help crack open Arte Para Todos tonight. Post-glam power pop. Psychedelic fantasy-fueled rock. But, really, there's only one correct answer: Wiccan Lisa Frank.

What chefs eat: Thi Cao of Buckley's
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:01:00 CDT - There's no shortage of articles and television shows that showcase the dishes that chefs love to cook at their restaurants. But what do they love to eat at the end of their exhausting 16-hour days? Or on their days off?

Bucks-Raptors Game 6 playoff info
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:05:00 CDT - After the Bucks split the first four games of their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series against the Raptors, the team travels back to Toronto for Game 5 and will again host a viewing party in Milwaukee to allow fans to come out and cheer the deer together on Monday night.

Milwaukee writers on other (mostly Wisconsin) writers
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:03:00 CDT - Who knows writers better than other writers, right? So, when some Wisconsin scribes - in this case Jim Higgins and Michael Schumacher - pen works about other scribes (and, in one case, about other Wisconsin scribes), we take notice.

Marcus' CineLatino Film Festival busts Hispanic culture onto the big screen
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:36:00 CDT - The future of film - much like the future of this country - is diversity, and while Hollywood's been slow on the uptake, 2017 has made that reality impossible to ignore. Now Marcus Theatres is hoping to do its part with a brand new film festival.

It's time to start speaking in fabled terms about Brewers folk hero Eric Thames
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:01:00 CDT - When a guy suddenly turns into Hank Aaron and starts massacring the major leagues after spending three years in Korea, it's time to embellish his origin story. Brewers fans will be telling their grandchildren about Eric Thames, so we may as well begin writing the tall tale now.

Do this: Get a taste of Luxembourg without leaving Milwaukee
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:10:00 CDT - In celebration of May Day, a traditional holiday in Europe, three Milwaukee area restaurants will host unique dinners featuring beer and wine from Luxembourg. Dinners will be held May 1-3 at Story Hill BKC, Newport Shores and Pastiche Bistro and Wine Bar.

Hog wash
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:01:00 CDT - Have you wondered why, after 19 years, Drew Olson is no longer talking about baseball on the Bob & Brian show? Here's his answer, though you may not find it very satisfying.

10 concerts I've seen at Summerfest - and one is a lie
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:04:00 CDT - There's a craze going around Facebook lately that has people posting a list of nine bands they've seen live, with one fib added for good measure. The poster's friends are supposed to ferret out the ruse.

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.

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.