Holiday Gems: Ernie's Wine Bar in Cedarburg

Published Dec. 20, 2019

Some bars celebrate the holidays with festive drinks, twinkling lights and festive decor. Still others are the sort of places where the warmth and spirit of the holiday season can be found all year long. Among those places is Ernie's Wine Bar in Cedarburg.


Spend the day in Cedarburg: Spots to eat, drink and while away the hours

Published Oct. 15, 2019

Film-goers will have a new theater to enjoy during this year's Milwaukee Film Festival Oct. 17-31 thanks to the addition of Cedarburg's Rivoli Theater. Of course that means it's a good excuse to spend a day (or a few) exploring the history, shopping and eateries in the area.


A second generation carries Hefner's Custard toward its 25th year

Published Oct. 4, 2019

These days, keeping a business open for five years is an accomplishment. But keeping a restaurant open for over 20 years is becoming an increasing rarity. But thanks to the dedication of a brother and sister team, it's one of the things that makes Hefner's Frozen Custard a special spot to visit.


Brandywine appears a charmingly delicious addition to Cedarburg

Published July 3, 2018

Brandywine, the new restaurant from former Bacchus Chef Andrew Wilson, will officially open its doors to the public in Cedarburg on Thursday, July 5. In the meantime, we have a preview of both the space and the food, which is worthy of note.


Cedarburg's Stagecoach Inn is historic whistle stop for B&B fans

Published Nov. 16, 2016

Even though Cedarburg is so close to Milwaukee, when you're in its little downtown, you feel far away. And, while plenty of Milwaukeeans visit the Stagecoach Inn Bed & Breakfast for a staycation, this charming old hotel attracts plenty of people from out of town, too.


Author Kagen revisits characters, cities in "Tess Blessing" book duo

Published July 31, 2014

It's not unusual for artists and writers to revisit some of their past works and explore new sides of the characters they've brought into the world. In Lesley Kagen's case, however, her latest work - the e-novella "The Undertaking of Tess" - is revisiting characters that haven't even been introduced yet.


Rebirth Brass Band brings a taste of New Orleans to Cedarburg

Published July 24, 2014

The Rebirth Brass Band will perform on Friday night at Cedarburg's Summer Sounds series. The free concert takes place from 6:30 to 10 p.m. in Cedar Creek Park. Recently, OnMilwaukee.com chatted with trumpet player Chadrick Honore, who at 27 is the youngest player in the band.


Rifle hunting expands throughout Wisconsin

Published Oct. 31, 2013

Stash is a guy who has lived his life in Wisconsin and is a profound devotee of one of the most hallowed traditions in this state. But even he's wondering about changes to the DNR's hunting regulations.


OnMilwaukee.com Recommends, July 13, 2013

Published July 13, 2013

Whether you're in the mood to rummage, shave, ride a roller coaster or have a great breakfast, this week's edition of OnMilwaukee.com Recommends is full of the products and events you've been waiting for.