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Eric Paulsen's Articles
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Living - Nov. 28, 2010
Talking beer, carbs and calories
Sure, we disregard our diets during the Thanksgiving holiday. It happens when a bountiful harvest of turkey and trimming sits before us. But while we may blow off the calories at the dinner table, how about when we're at the bar? Eric Paulsen has the rundown of just what that cold one is doing to your body.
Living - Dec. 26, 2009
Remember how different things were just six weeks ago?
Blogger Eric Paulsen reflects on how time flies as he remembers how different things were just six weeks ago.
Marketplace - May 28, 2009
Getting up to speed on old school beer commercials
While playing Tone Loc's "Funky Cold Medina" recently, I thought about the lyrics. Frankly, today's youth need an old school beer commercial education. Here it is.
Dining - Feb. 18, 2009
Rejected by two fast food places
Eric Paulsen writes about his recent rejection at two fast food stops. Maybe it's a sign that he should be eating healthier.
Bars & Clubs - Feb. 12, 2008
Early opener bars please third-shift partiers
Up all night? Prefer to sleep in the afternoon? Work third shift, perhaps? Most of the time, bars open at 10 a.m. or later. But if you just have to party at the break of dawn, there are some bars in the area that are happy to serve you early.
Sports - June 14, 2007
Guide to doing the wave at Miller Park (aka Camp Randall East)
Like many trends, doing the wave never fully lost its popularity in Wisconsin, so hey, if we're going to perpetuate the stereotype, let's at least keep it interesting.
Travel & Visitors Guide - June 15, 2006
Stand-up guys and gals: A guide to some of Milwaukee's statues
While the most famous statue in Wisconsin is probably "Honest Abe", sitting atop Bascom Hall on the UW-Madison campus, waiting -- according to lore -- for that virgin to walk by so he can stand up, Milwaukee has a few sculptural tributes of note, too. Here are some of them.
Buzz - May 17, 2005
Milwaukee Talks: Jerry Taff
Two milestones -- 25 years at one station and retirement from an illustrious broadcasting career spanning more than 40 years -- are coming together for veteran Milwaukee anchorman Jerry Taff. As he prepares for his final broadcast next week, he sat down to talk with OMC.
Buzz - April 6, 2005
Online petition aims to diversify Milwaukee talk radio
Have you found that listening to talk radio in Milwaukee means you're hearing a lot from the "right" and not much from the "left" side of your speakers? Scott Stearns has an opportunity for you to make your voice heard.
Arts & Entertainment - Jan. 5, 2005
Safe House open mic gets laughs for amateurs
Besides our politicians and sports teams being a joke, there are real comedians who've used Brew City as a crutch in their careers. And wannabe-comedians on the prowl for stardom can test their material at the Newsroom Pub's open mic night.
Buzz - Dec. 31, 2004
WEMP flips the switch to SportsRadio 1250 WSSP-AM
Cue the kickoff track on your "Jock Jams" disc, because your quest for more discussion of the Packers, Bucks, Brewers and other sports teams will bear fruit when SportsRadio 1250, WSSP-AM, officially launches Jan. 3.
Travel & Visitors Guide - Dec. 13, 2004
Street name origins uncover young Milwaukee
Many Brew City streets have unique name origins. While you can get the full picture on those names in Carl Baehr's great book, in the meantime here's the answer to such age-old questions as, "Mommy, what's a Vliet?"
Travel & Visitors Guide - Nov. 19, 2004
Cream City brick built Milwaukee's name
We're "Brew City" because of beer, that's a given. But "Cream City?" There are plenty of references like the Cream City Cycle Club. And the cream in question is not whipped and served inside a pastry at the State Fair, but rather in solid, brick form.
Travel & Visitors Guide - Sept. 1, 2004
Clocktower provides great -- if hard-to-access -- panorama
The top of the Allen-Bradley clock offers what is perhaps Milwaukee's best view, but the indoor patio and observation area with walls of windows, couches for lounging and a bar, is less well-known. It's also not that easy to gain access.
Travel & Visitors Guide - Aug. 3, 2004
Five great bike trails within 60 minutes of downtown
Milwaukee and its environs offer a plethora of paths, trails and streets for biking. In addition to the 96-mile Oak Leaf Trail encircling Milwaukee County, here are five great rides that start within an hour of the city center.
Tagged with: cycling, trail, bike, bicycling
Bars & Clubs - July 19, 2004
Jojo's brings 'tinis to 'Tosa
A stone's throw from the zoo, in the new Giuseppe's building whose design is a nice departure from the typical suburban strip, sits Jojo's Martini Lounge, which brings martini culture to the West Side.
Buzz - May 5, 2004
North Avenue Dam bridge will link burgeoning neighborhoods
The new North Avenue Dam Pedestrian Bridge will tie together areas around Commerce Street, Caesars Park, Kane Place, and the businesses at the Jewel-Osco development on Humboldt and North.
Marketplace - April 7, 2004
Candy makers sweet on Milwaukee
Brew City is, of course, known better for beer and sausages, but you may be surprised at how much candy and chocolate are produced right here at factories both big and small, from ADM cocoa to Kehr's corner store.
Arts & Entertainment - Feb. 2, 2004
Help the Eisner celebrate its new-found independence
The Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design is striking out on its own, leaving the comfortable nest provided by Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, and you can help kick off its independence.
Tagged with: Eisner, MIAD
Marketplace - Jan. 29, 2004
Made in Milwaukee
From its old nickname "Workshop To The World" to the fact that more of its population is employed in manufacturing today than almost any other American city its size, Milwaukee provides a lot of goods to the world.
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