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Is the shutdown sending Milwaukee beer down the drain?

Published April 24, 2020

News reports about dairy farmers being forced to dump milk and produce have been joined by stories of craft brewers in Portland, Oregon, and South Carolina facing the same horror of seeing their product and profit go right down the drain as sales tank during the coronavirus shutdown. Are brewers here dumping beer?

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Summer brings "Dirty Helen" and other tasty bourbons

Published July 26, 2019

This summer, Feral House books will re-issue the autobiography of the late barkeep, bawdy house owner and bon vivant Helen Cromwell, and the book's editor, Christina Ward, has collaborated with Great Lakes Distillery on a bourbon to celebrate the occasion.

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Latest MSO pop-up creates arts happening at Central Library

Published Jan. 9, 2017

Classical music performances aren't what they used to be. Gone are the staid, starched affairs many still (incorrectly) associate with symphony and ensemble concerts, replaced these days with events like the Symphony's pop-up concerts, the latest of which takes place this week.