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Festival Guide - June 19, 2017
4 diverse summer festivals to experience the real Milwaukee
One of the unfortunate consequences of our segregation here is that some festivals buried deep in the core of our city have never been experienced by some lifelong Milwaukee residents. Here are four tastes of diverse Milwaukee you shouldn't miss.
Bars & Clubs - March 15, 2017
The Forum: Bay View's Revel Bar brings Brew City together
When talking about historic Milwaukee, the Bay View neighborhood is worthy of note - and one of my favorite bars in the entire city is in the heart of that neighborhood: Revel Bar.
Tagged with: Revel, bar month, Bay View, hookah
Marketplace - March 1, 2017
The Forum: 5 slick gadgets worth geeking out about
Do you love technology? Do you marvel at modern gadgetry? If you answered yes, then you're in luck. There are currently a ton of nifty electronics devices on the market for the for the savvy consumer. Here are a few of the best.
Marketplace - Feb. 16, 2017
The Forum: What to expect at the 2017 Greater Milwaukee Auto Show
Whether you're attending the Auto Show for the family friendly activities or if you're looking to upgrade your current ride, make sure you check out a few of these all-new for 2017 offerings from American, European and Japanese automakers.
Marketplace - Feb. 8, 2017
The Forum: The best of the North American International Auto Show (Part 1)
Billed as the largest display of automotive technology and concept vehicles, last month's 2017 North American International Auto Show made the future look bright for consumers and car companies alike. Here's Part 1, describing some of the best on display.
Movies & TV - Feb. 1, 2017
The Forum: Black history is American history
It's more coincidence than irony that the Oscars will air during Black History Month. Long criticized for its painfully obvious lack of diversity, I'm optimistic that Hollywood - and others - are starting to see the writing on the wall.
Buzz - Jan. 27, 2017
The Forum: The Corporate States of America
America is a country but far more like a corporation, and these next four years under our newly elected CEO should be an exciting adventure for corporate America. What could possibly go wrong?
Buzz - Jan. 20, 2017
The Forum: Two inaugurations summon two very different emotions
Last week, President Barack Obama gave his farewell speech to the nation. A few days ago, I watched his last press conference. The era of #44 is officially over. The inauguration of Donald J. Trump is in effect. Everything is different now.
#RaiseMKE - Jan. 11, 2017
The Forum: MERI offers no solutions, no hope for Sherman Park
It should of be of deep concern when our local government officials arrive at the Milwaukee Employment/Renovation Initiative (MERI), an idea to sell homes in the greater Sherman Park area for only $1.
Living - Dec. 28, 2016
The Forum: A guys' guide to getting a second date
Almost two decades into the 21st century, public attitudes toward marriage have changed - and the world of modern day dating has along the way, as well. As someone who has been on his fair share of outings, here are a few tips.
Buzz - Dec. 21, 2016
The Forum: The 10 biggest stories of 2016
Merriam-Webster recently selected "surreal" as the 2016 word of the year. Sounds about right. From pop culture to politics, from the unprecedented to the unbelievable, here are columnist Sherwin Hughes' 10 biggest stories from the year that was.
Buzz - Dec. 14, 2016
Looking back at Generation X's Milwaukee
As a member of Gen X, I'm settling into my years like a forgiving pair of jeans. While it's certainly not ancient history, we grew up in a much different time - and at the risk of sounding like an old fuddy-duddy, things aren't like they used to be.
Buzz - Dec. 7, 2016
The Forum: Regressive progressives can't forget about black people
The Democratic party must still note the value of its black voters, staffers and political consulting firms in 2018. If not, the entire party will descend even deeper into minority status just like the electors they seem to take for granted.
Buzz - Nov. 30, 2016
The Forum: How Hillary lost Wisconsin
Welcome to America 2.0, the pre-civil rights redux. The World According to Trump. The worst upset in modern presidential history? Actually, quite the opposite. This election was the simplest of clichés.