Best of lists


2015 picks: Jeff Sherman

Published Dec. 26, 2015

I live my life, as much as I can, in this order: faith, family, friends, Milwaukee, Marquette and the Bucks. That list pretty much covers it all, and 2015 saw many highlights, big stories and events, that included several of those things.


Esquire names Milwaukee "Bar City of the Year"

Published May 22, 2012

It's always great to read an outsider's view of our fine city, and again today a national source - this time Esquire - has put Milwaukee on a nice pedestal. We're 2012's "Bar City of the Year."

Newsweekbigbig_fullsize_story1 Summerfest a top ten music festival

Published April 16, 2009

A new Newsweek article highlights its picks for the Top 10 Music Festivals in the country, and differentiates "The Destination Festivals" from "The City Festivals," with Summerfest topping the list in the City Festivals category.


CNN ranks Milwaukee fourth best basketball town in America

Published March 31, 2009

The Final Four is here and even though the Marquette men aren't hooping it up in Detroit, CNN has ranked the top cities for basketball in America. And, Marquette and Milwaukee sits pretty at No. 4 on its list of "Great College Basketball Towns."


Forbes: Milwaukee's not "miserable," but Chicago is

Published Feb. 10, 2009

Forbes has yet another list today. This time, it's "America's Most Miserable Cities." Chicago is third on the list, trailing only Stockton, Calif., and Memphis. Milwaukee doesn't even register.