Searching for the perfect way to celebrate 414 Milwaukee Day? Buy local - and buy often - from this guide of 100 Milwaukee gifts.
It's time to buy local. And not just in a general sort of way. I want Milwaukeeans to buy exclusively from Milwaukee area companies. For one year. I'm calling it #MKE12.
As coffee shops, craft brewers and distillers, and bar and restaurant owners struggle financially during the restrictions in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we're all wondering how we can help. One way is to buy the cool merch online.
Where's Waldo? In Milwaukee, during the month of July, he's practically everywhere, thanks to Boswell Book Co.'s Find Waldo Local scavenger hunt promotion.
Local First Milwaukee wrapped up its Grow Local Milwaukee contest last week and there were a few big winners.
With a little resourcefulness and a lot of honed talent, local artist and mom Beth Eaton Knepler is building a successful career as a ceramicist.
Last week, I heard of an iconic Milwaukee business that might close. It's not too late for us to really make an effort to save the unique Brew City spaces.
The Westown Indoor Market will celebrate its fifth season with a new location as it sets up at the Shops of Grand Avenue Wednesday, Nov. 7.
It's getting to be that time of the year again - that glorious season when farmers market stalls are bursting with delicious fruits and vegetables. But, how do you get the most from that trip to the farmers market? Here are a few tips to help you on your way.
Cash mobs are a buy-local movement that combines social networking, small business and shopping. And they're happening right here in Milwaukee thanks to Occupy Riverwest and, soon, Fund Milwaukee.
Small Shops United is a new program that launched in January 2012 that creates a bond between consumers and local merchants in order to strengthen local communities. There are eight partners in this venture and seven of them live or lived in Milwaukee.
The words "buy local" are so common these days, it's possible that they have lost meaning for some people. But not for these Milwaukeeans who plan to avoid the malls and buy gifts from Milwaukee / Wisconsin shop owners and crafts people.
When Blackbird launches its new Wisconsin beer list in January, the blackboard framed with barn-wood from the owner's parents' farm will feature nearly 60 Wisconsin brews from 20 different state breweries.
Sparrow Collective Gallery picked up where Fasten left off last year, offering Bay Viewers an outlet for Milwaukee-made products, and this March Project M will be Riverwest's answer to the DIY craft movement.
It was a week just like any other -- until a collection of determined entrepreneurs formed Our Milwaukee, an organization of nearly 100 local, independent businesses aimed at raising awareness about the positive impact of local shopping and showcasing the goods and services that make Milwaukee special.