Summer

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Get a guaranteed bikini body, fast

Published July 26, 2020

I know plenty of moms are worried about swimsuit season after our extra long hibernation. But I've got a sure-fire method for getting your body beach-ready in no time: Take off your clothes, and put a swimsuit on. Ignore the size tag.

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7 ways to stay cool in the summer heat

Published July 26, 2020

It's been a scorcher of a summer thus far - but thankfully, there are still plenty of indoor activities and social-distanced water-based fun you can find this unusual summer season.

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8 places to go tubing in Wisconsin

Published July 24, 2020

Are you looking for a relaxing way to cool down over the weekend? Take advantage of Wisconsin rivers and float downstream on a tube with these eight refreshing options.

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9 outdoor bars and patios to watch the Brewers

Published July 24, 2020

While we may not be able to watch from the seats at a game, much less at our usual tailgates or even just at a regular crowded bar, we can still cheer on the Crew while being safe and social distanced with the help of some local outdoor bar patios.

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Healthy plants, but no tomatoes?

Published July 19, 2020

No fruit on your tomato plants is likely due to the weather. Tomatoes thrive in warm, sunny conditions, but temperature extremes can prevent otherwise healthy plants from setting fruit. Here's how to grow tomatoes even when the weather doesn't cooperate.

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Tips to help your landscape beat the heat

Published July 11, 2020

Summer has arrived and, for many, so has the heat - not only hard on gardeners but also our gardens and lawns. Fortunately, there are ways to help plants thrive despite stressful growing conditions.

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100 things we miss about Summerfest

Published June 24, 2020

There's a massive Big Gig-shaped hole in our hearts today, so let's try to fill it by reminiscing about 100 things that we miss about the world's largest music festival. Yes, we even miss getting beer spilled on us.

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A guide to summer camps for kids

Published June 8, 2020

With COVID-19 still affecting businesses around the world, it is no surprise that summer activities have suffered a significant impact. But this doesn't mean summer is entirely canceled - especially for parents looking forward to activities to keep their kids busy.

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2019 Milwaukee summer festival guide

Published Aug. 30, 2019

Contrary to popular belief, summer is almost here! Here's OnMilwaukee's Milwaukee summer festivals guide for a glimpse of what the summer will bring.

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7 perfect patios for savoring the final days of summer

Published Aug. 23, 2019

While we may be running out of summer, there's no shortage of outstanding patios in Milwaukee for one to waste those days and nights away. Here are just a few that shine in the summer sunlight and deserve a moment in the spotlight.