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Time capsule travels back to Milwaukee VA

Feb. 20, 2019 9:04 a.m.

After a long, circuitous route, along with a year-long delay due to health issues, a time capsule from 1963 that was unearthed during a construction project at the Milwaukee VA, was rediscovered in a garage on a dairy farm near Cashton, Wisconsin, about 30 miles east of La Crosse.

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Behind the Bulb: Layton Boulevard West

Jan. 8, 2019 1:01 p.m.

We believe Milwaukee has never had a brighter future, and we want to prove it. Which is why we're thrilled to announce the launch of Light the Hoan's new neighborhood video series "Behind the Bulb."

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On the Burger Trail: The Winner's Burger at Oscar's Winner's Circle

Sept. 17, 2018 11:01 a.m.

Oscar's Winner's Circle, the sister restaurant to Oscar's on Pierce, opened last spring. And while the menu is thematically similar, the signature burgers are unique to each location. Are they as good as at the original Oscar's? We sought to find out.

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Hidden gem: McKiernan's Irish Pub & Grill

April 27, 2018 5:01 p.m.

The first thing you might notice when walking into McKiernan's Irish Pub & Grill is that the bar doesn't look like your stereotypical Irish pub. But if you believe (as the Irish do) that the defining characteristic of a true Irish pub is that it's friendly in a non-pretentious way, it's pretty much spot-on.

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New burgers and more debut today at the new Oscar's Winner's Circle

March 19, 2018 11:01 a.m.

In April, we brought you the news that the owners of the popular burger destination, Oscar's Pub & Grill, would be opening a second location in Burnham Park. You can reap the benefits of that news starting today when Oscar's Winner's Circle opens to the public at 11 a.m.

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Hidden Gems: Kochanski's Concertina Beer Hall

Dec. 15, 2017 2:03 p.m.

Even if you've been to Kochanski's Concertina Beer Hall, we're going to bet you don't know some of its behind-the-scenes quirks. And if you haven't been to this cultural gem, it's about time you read about all the reasons why you should go.

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Nordic Thunder brings air guitar to new heights

Aug. 30, 2016 9:02 a.m.

Nordic Thunder opens for Grand Funk Railroad, Friday, Sept. 2 at the House of Harley-Davidson, 6221 W. Layton Ave., as part of the Milwaukee Rally, which runs from Sept. 1 through 4. Here's a preview of the show.

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5 reasons Milwaukee's excited about The Kimpton Journeyman

April 17, 2016 12:02 p.m.

A number of new hotels are on the horizon for Milwaukee, but the new Kimpton property -- the first in town -- is among the most anticipated. The Journeyman, on the corner of Broadway and Chicago, should be open by late June. Here are some features attracting the most attention.