Milwaukee Air & Water Show: July 20-22
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:06:00 CDT - The Milwaukee Air & Water Show has the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds back at the Milwaukee Lakefront. So, grab a blanket and maybe some ear plugs and head to this popular Milwaukee festival.
Au revoir: Crawdaddy's is closed in West Allis
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 17:17:00 CDT - A longtime favorite West Allis spot has closed, for the second time.
The Oriental books another knockout with RZA live-scoring a kung fu classic
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:46:00 CDT - The Oriental Theatre isn't even open yet, but its early announcements are already kicking butt. Today, however, the new theater may have announced its most butt-kicking booking yet: a special screening of the kung fu classic "The 36th Chamber of Shaolin."
Biju's Block Party helps friends in need through power of music
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:06:00 CDT - Biju Zimmerman's love for music, friends and throwing kick-ass parties comes to a confluence once again this weekend with the fourth-annual Biju's Block Party.
First Look: New Freshfin Poke at The Corners of Brookfield
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:30:00 CDT - Freshfin Poke, the locally owned fast casual restaurant specializing in fresh, healthy Hawaiian style rice bowls, will officially open its doors at The Corners of Brookfield on Wednesday, July 18. And we've got a sneak peek at the snazzy new space.
Festa Italiana: July 20-22
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:01:00 CDT - Festa Italiana carries on time-honored traditions including the celebration of Sunday Mass and Procession, cultural exhibits, bocce, gondolas, photos of the old Third Ward and Italians in Milwaukee, as well as delicious food and entertainment true to the Italian culture.
Villa Terrace's first Thursday Night in the Garden is July 19
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:05:00 CDT - Thursday nights are about to get a little prettier in Milwaukee. The Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum will open the Demmer-Neptune Gate on July 19 for the first Thursday Night in the Garden, where the public can enjoy the beautiful Renaissance Garden and its Lake Michigan views.
Bring your Pinterest to life with Pin-It LIVE craft studio in the Third Ward
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:04:00 CDT - If you're anything like me, from screenshots to open tabs, my Pinterest is full of "I'll do it tomorrow" DIY projects. That certainly was true for Katie Garcia and Garrett Sheskey, owners of Milwaukee-based Pin-It LIVE, who are changing the way we "pin."
Inaugural Black Arts Fest MKE adds more headliners
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 12:31:00 CDT - Summerfest may be over, but that doesn't mean the Milwaukee festival summer is over. There is still plenty of excitement set for the rest of the summer - including Black Arts Fest MKE, which announced more headliners for its inaugural edition next month.
Miracle holiday cocktail bar will pop up this year at The Tin Widow
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 12:09:00 CDT - Miracle, a Christmas-themed pop-up cocktail bar concept created by Greg Boehm in New York City in 2014, is back this November and it will appear at darn near 100 locations worldwide. One of those is The Tin Widow in Milwaukee.
Reunited: Bucks officially announce Ersan Ilyasova signing
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:51:00 CDT - The Bucks on Monday announced Ersan Ilyasova's signing, which was reported by multiple outlets on June 30, early in the free-agency period, as a three-year contract worth about $21 million. The Bucks did not disclose financial terms of the agreement.
AARP rates Milwaukee as America's 5th most livable large city
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 10:36:00 CDT - For the third year, AARP has named its top 10 most livable cities in the United States by size and Milwaukee has made it to the top five among large communities (over 500,000 residents).
Urban Spelunking: Escuela Vieau's "subway" tunnel
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:02:00 CDT - Milwaukee has no subway and it's never had one. At least not in the common usage of the word. But, recently, I got to walk the length of a Walker's Point "subway" tunnel.
"The Bachelorette" Rose Rundown: Tia steals the spotlight from hometowns
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 03:06:00 CDT - For two hours, the show realizes there's a world outside unlimited vacations and free fantasy dates. There will also be mundane small towns and awkward family dinners. Oh, and this year, supposed besties undercutting your fledgling relationship in the hopes of stealing your man.
What to do before someone steals your bike (and how to get it back if they do)
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 20:04:00 CDT - Prevention is the best way to deal with a stolen bicycle, but these steps may help you recover it.
CityCenter @ 735 flies largest Milwaukee flag ahead of vote
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 19:02:00 CDT - It's your last chance to voice your opinion on the People's Flag of Milwaukee. Maybe for real this time.
Vliet Street business owners, community encouraged by economic development
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 18:01:00 CDT - Eighty-five years ago, there were seven grocery stores, three bakeries and two meat shops on the Martin Drive neighborhood's portion of Vliet Street. Today, there are none. Some, however, see an upward trend on Vliet, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Dive into the SplashBash pool party at Vignette at the North End on Saturday
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:26:00 CDT - NEWaukee and WGIRLS Milwaukee are throwing the ultimate summer pool party, SplashBash, featuring music, food, drinks, activities and exclusive access to the terrace at Vignette at the North End Apartments, on Saturday, July 21 from 4 to 9 p.m.
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.