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11 events to celebrate Juneteenth in Milwaukee

Published June 19, 2020

From sit-ins to marches to virtual celebrations and new movie releases, here are nine ways that you can pay tribute (and party) on this most unusual, unprecedented and unbowed Juneteenth in Milwaukee.

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100 Milwaukee gifts

Published April 14, 2020

Searching for the perfect way to celebrate 414 Milwaukee Day? Buy local - and buy often - from this guide of 100 Milwaukee gifts.

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St. Patrick's Day Parade cancelled for Downtown March 14

Published Feb. 12, 2020

The Shamrock Club of Wisconsin's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade will set off on its march Saturday, March 14, beginning at noon and starting at Wisconsin Avenue and Old World 3rd St. before winding its way through Downtown.

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Keep your Valentine's Day flowers looking their best

Published Feb. 11, 2020

Nothing says Happy Valentine's Day like a fresh bouquet of flowers. Make sure your gift provides many days of enjoyment by selecting the freshest flowers and providing the best possible care.

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The year that was 2019

Published Dec. 31, 2019

Before the champagne pops and the ball drops - on the year and on the entire decade - let's take one final look at just a handful of the good, the bad, the ugly and the just plain odd events that made up the past 365 days.

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Matt's Hallmark Holiday Hell: "Christmas at Dollywood"

Published Dec. 26, 2019

Matt's latest venture into Hallmark holiday movie hell takes him to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, where he finds Winnie Cooper, an excess of Christmas decorations on one house's lawn and Dollywood - but not a lot of Dolly Parton.

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The top 25 Christmas songs, ranked

Published Dec. 24, 2019

While the actual day may almost be here, it feels like the season has been going on forever. That's because of one thing: Christmas music. Here is the official ranking of the top 25 Christmas songs of all time.

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Deck the halls: Our favorite Christmas decorations

Published Dec. 24, 2019

There's no place like home for the holidays, and there are few things that help make a house feel more like a home around this time of year than decorations. Here are some of the most cherished holiday decorations that deck our writers' halls.

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The 12 Days of Christmas, ranked

Published Dec. 23, 2019

Twelve days of gifts may sound like the greatest thing since sliced bread, but the gifts listed in the song really run the gamut from "Wow, this is a great gift!" to "I can't believe you've given me this, you've created an enemy for life. How dare you bring this into my home, with my family. A pox upon your house!"

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6 terrible Milwaukee gifts

Published Dec. 22, 2019

There are good Milwaukee gifts and bad Milwaukee gifts. Here are some terrible Milwaukee gifts.