After a one-year absence, lifeguards will be back at Atwater Beach in Shorewood this summer, thanks to Coastline Services, LLC, a private agency launched by local resident Eric Gietzen that is stepping up to handle staffing for the Village.
Latrell Sprewell is now able to laugh at his mistakes. The Milwaukee native, who had a 13-year NBA career that was both productive and controversial, appears in a new TV ad that pokes fun at his poor monetary decisions.
I don't work in the summers so money is much tighter. But I've also learned it's pretty easy to find yourself buying tickets or paying admission prices to keep the kids entertained as the season wears on. Those costs can add up quickly and they aren't really necessary if you are willing to think ahead, pack a picnic or spend some time outdoors. So far this year, we've tried a few things and here are our favorite examples of free Milwaukee fun.
Vincent and Kyle Buckley -- Whitefish Bay natives -- returned from Los Angeles to make the feature-length "Jake's How-To" here when it became apparent that Brew City would be a much better place to make a movie. Now, the film premieres at the Oriental.