The city of Racine sits along the shore of Lake Michigan, with little distance from the metropolitan area of Milwaukee. The harbor in Racine is the finest in the area, with facilities for boats and boaters. Downtown offers a wide variety of shops and restaurants for its residents and visitors to enjoy. Racine also has an artistic side as itâ€™s the home to museums, theater companies, visual arts organizations, galleries and performance groups.
Articles about Racine
Oct. 5, 2017 12:21 p.m.
Wisconsin-based insurance provider Network Health announced a four-year partnership with former wide receiver and recent Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame inductee Donald Driver.
Dec. 5, 2015 2:03 p.m.
A perfect example of the wonder of live community theater is unfolding at the Racine Theater Guild's beguiling performance of "Mary Poppins," currently on the boards of the guild's sparkling 400-seat theater.
Sept. 30, 2015 4:35 p.m.
Pancake Day was a big event for me when I was a small boy with big eyes and no world view.
May 23, 2015 9:08 a.m.
Nick Ramsey is the poet laureate of Racine. Yes, Racine has a poet laureate, and Ramsey was nominated and later appointed to the two-year position in October 2013. Ramsey will read from his new chapbook, "Rhymes & Rambles," on Saturday, May 30 at Wilson's Coffee & Tea in, aptly, Racine.
April 6, 2015 4:30 p.m.
It wasn't exactly Cain vs. Abel II, but two Milwaukee brothers earned a footnote in boxing history by fighting each other for a Golden Gloves championship 64 years ago. There'll be no sibling rivalries on display when the Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Golden Gloves tournament starts its 85th annual run in Racine Saturday night at the John Bryant Community Center, but it's all relative.
Dec. 10, 2014 9:16 a.m.
Luckily, what's currently housed and featured at the Racine Art Museum is just as interesting and compelling as the building itself: an expansive two-part exhibition called "in(Organic)," a compilation of art works that combine the natural and unnatural - in terms of thematic meaning and artistic medium - in ways both beautiful and often unnerving.
July 26, 2014 5:36 a.m.
Four years ago, Jamie Rand read OnMilwaukee.com's "100 Things To Do in Milwaukee" article. Inspired, Rand decided she would complete all of the items on the list and, in doing so, found Brew City places she never knew existed. She also found the love of her life.
April 4, 2014 9:05 a.m.
The semi-finals of the Golden Gloves tournament in Racine is upon us this weekend, which is a good occasion to remember Milwaukee's Eddie Brooks, who once floored Muhammed Ali in a sparring session after winning a Golden Gloves of his own.
Nov. 30, 2013 8:58 a.m.
Spacehog was in a very different place last time it played in Milwaukee. It was July 1, 2001, at the Summerfest rock stage, and Spacehog was promoting its new album "The Hogyssey." That turned out to be the last major tour for the band from Leeds, although Spacehog began reuniting a few years ago and finally launched its fourth album, a crowd-sourced disc "As It Is On Earth," this spring. Now, they're back on the road, playing small clubs. Older, wiser but still prone to bouts of rock, we talked to drummer Jonny Cragg in advance of Spacehog's Dec. 13 show at Sturtevant's Route 20.
Sept. 18, 2013 12:31 p.m.
I often find myself in Racine, but it took overhearing an admiring conversation at a different pizzeria to bring Wells Brothers Pizza to my notice. I stopped into this third-generation, award-winning family business to see what all the fuss was about.