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Movies & TV - Feb. 10, 2020
"Pier Kids" dives deep into lives of LGBTQ homeless teens of color
"Pier Kids: The Life" offers sweeping yet intimate views on the homeless street life of LGBTQ youth of color in New York's West Village.
Marketplace - Nov. 24, 2019
Center Street bait shop weathers changes, celebrates 50 years
A and C Live Bait Shop, 314 E. Center St., is the oldest bait shop in the state, and the only black-owned bait shop in the Midwest, according to Greg White. White's parents, Acie and Carrie White, opened the shop together 42 years ago.
Bars & Clubs - Oct. 13, 2017
Hidden Gem: George's Pub
George Vomberg is the 84-year-old owner of George's Pub, 224 E. Washington St., in the Harbor View neighborhood. Listening to Vomberg is like being presented with a living history book.
Marketplace - July 27, 2017
47-year-old Quality Optical focuses on the future
Most people who love unique and vintage eyeglass frames know of Downtown's Quality Optical. The family-run business continues to thrive despite an unexpected death and a dwindling supply of the popular "cat eye" glasses.
Marketplace - Sept. 7, 2012
Cutting Group offers high-end haircuts at discount prices
Tom and Stephanie Miller started The Cutting Group in 2006. The idea behind the lower-cost alternative to full-service salons for haircuts is to do one thing, focus on it and excel at it. The idea is summarized in its tagline, "Get cut. Look good."
Dining - Sept. 7, 2012
Bun Me adds banh mi to Milwaukee food cart scene
Bun Me is a playfully-worded Vietnamese banh mi sandwich cart that's been hitting a lot of street corners all around Milwaukee this summer, serving up sandwiches, chips and soda, and garnering a lot of attention.
Living - Aug. 31, 2012
New directions for the LGBT Community Center
The Milwaukee LGBT Community Center, the non-profit organization dedicated to being the home of Milwaukee's LGBT population, is making some important changes, reenergizing and building new connections with the broader community.
Dining - Aug. 29, 2012
Zak's Cafe finds niche in local dining scene
It's been a year and a half since we found Doug Konzak in the middle of renovating the space that's become Zak's Cafe. And Konzak keeps going, drawing on the resources of the Walker's Point neighborhood, adding new menu items this summer and getting ready to build a new patio.
Arts & Entertainment - Aug. 24, 2012
Celebrate John Cage centenary with sound
Celebrate American composer, writer and philosopher John Cage's birthday centennial with a series of events sponsored by Woodland Pattern Book Center. The first is a "Literary Musicircus" at Riverside Park, where 50 people will simultaneously read from Cage's books.
Marketplace - Aug. 22, 2012
I.M. Salvage finds treasure in destruction
I. M. Salvage has, or had, almost everything imaginable from structures built a few months to 140 years ago. For example, street lights, exotic chandeliers and ordinary kitchen lights fill just a few of the different spaces in I. M. Salvage's 30,000-square foot building.
Bars & Clubs - Aug. 17, 2012
The Salty Dog sails into Cudahy, introduces Bimini Ring game
Cudahy's The Salty Dog was formerly Sassy Sue's, in addition to a few other things, including most recently Red Stone, which closed last month. The new bar's grand opening is tonight at 3479 E. Plankinton Ave.
Bars & Clubs - Aug. 16, 2012
Dugout Sports Bistro triple plays beer, Brewers and upscale bar food
The Dugout Sports Bistro opened two months ago in West Milwaukee. Dedicated to the Brewers who play up the street, it's the latest venture by Rick Kosidowski, who's opened a bar each summer for the last three years. Chris Bohl debuts a new dinner menu of "better food than average tavern offerings" this week.
Music - Aug. 10, 2012
Honky Tonkitis wails and twangs hardcore country
Honky Tonkitis is a Milwaukee-based band formed in 2008 that plays original country music in the "hardcore" style of Johnny Cash, Faron Young and Hank Williams, with song tiles like "I Wanna Marry a Bartender," "I'm Leaving Wisconsin" and "Pabst in the Can and Schlitz in the Bottle."
Arts & Entertainment - Aug. 8, 2012
LGBT Film Festival goes outdoors with "Kiss"
The LGBT Film / Video Festival is holding one of its monthly screenings on Thursday, Aug. 9, with Andy Warhol's film "Kiss" at the Lynden Sculpture Garden. The open-air screening of 13 couples kissing is co-sponsored by the LBGT Community Center.
Bars & Clubs - Aug. 3, 2012
Rumor Upbeat Lounge slinks onto the near-South Side scene
Rumor Upbeat Lounge is the newest after-work cocktail lounge and late-night hot spot in Walker's Point / Fifth Ward. Owner Christopher Surges plans to keep the service superb, the menu ever-changing and customers' experiences unique.
Marketplace - July 30, 2012
The Milwaukee Pizza Company rolls out big plans
The Milwaukee Pizza Company is a 1-year-old manufacturer of "freshly frozen," hand-made pizzas with all-natural ingredients. Its pizzas are already heating up in bars all across Milwaukee and owners Erik Burgos and Nick Smith have more plans in store.
Marketplace - July 27, 2012
Shutterbox focuses on picture-perfect events
Shutterbox Photobooth is a company that provides photo booth rentals and staff for events, such as weddings, corporate conventions and company holidays, trade shows and festivals - for starters. Brandon Bieber doesn't see any limit to the possibilities of his service.
Buzz - July 25, 2012
My Best Friend is Straight raises money, hope for community
Billed as "an evening of frivolity and food for gay and straight friends," My Best Friend is Straight is the Cream City Foundation's seventh annual summer party and fundraiser. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the North Point Lighthouse with after-party at Club Charlie's.
Music - July 20, 2012
4th Street Elevator swings into the jazz scene
Milwaukee-based gypsy swing band 4th Street Elevator has been playing in venues all around town since 2010, but the six-piece formed in 2007. Meet the members and learn more about this genre of jazz music.
Travel & Visitors Guide - July 18, 2012
Scooter Therapy stalled by recession, bureaucracy
Scooter Therapy is iconic to those in scooter culture as well as hordes of UW-Madison students past and present. Owner Randy Knudson has kept the scooters rolling through economic hard times and bureaucratic policy changes.
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