Chinese restaurants across the nation are suffering losses due to misguided public perceptions regarding coronavirus. Now is not the time to put on your blinders and assume that this isn't happening right now here in the Cream City. In fact, it's a very good time to make the decision to offer even more support to as many Chinese-owned restaurants as you can muster.
While we were posting this morning about how much I love visiting the Windy City, the Chicago Tribune was posting about Brew City. The Trib, in fact, dubbed Milwaukee one of "9 must-see destinations with a visit in 2019."
Today, Chicago, reminds us to appreciate Gallery Night with reporter Lori Racki's preview of next month's event in Downtown Milwaukee.
It's no surprise that Summerfest is a draw for folks both near and far. After all, it's the biggest friggin' music festival in the world. But lately folks are seeing the city behind the Big Gig. And that's a very, very good thing.
So, Milwaukee, how was your week? We love it when the national media shines its light on Milwaukee, but this week? Not so much, as terrorism, greed and racism all got time in the spotlight.
On Monday, the once-bankrupt Tribune Company announced that is has reached an agreement to purchase 19 TV stations from Local TV Holdings, LLC. The $2.725 billion deal will include stations in 16 markets, including WITI-TV Fox 6 in Milwaukee.
The Chicago Tribune is trying something a little adventurous, maybe a bit too adventurous, in its battle to save the newspaper. ... A new digital subchannel on the way. ... Syfy's "Eureka" has been canceled. .... A look at the return of "Boardwalk Empire."
Since Sam Zell took over the Chicago Tribune, it's been an easy target for journalism wags, and now The New York Times has dumped on the paper in a front-page story ...The MDA telethon is shrinking, and what of Jerry Lewis? ... Remembering Tony Curtis in a day of movies.
Laura Linney's new Showtime show tries to make terminal cancer funny, sorta ... Meanwhile, "Dr." Laura's embroiled in controversy.
Today the Chicago Tribune discusses the spirited topic of "best cheeseburger in Milwaukee." The Tribune's "Cheeseburger bureau chief," Kevin Pang, boldly lays down his choices.
Today's chicagotribune.com provides some solid Brett Favre retirement coverage. Seems even Flatlanders are sad.
A Chicago writer says, "Escape to Milwaukee."
Alan Solomon of the Chicago Tribune spent his summer visiting 13 of the Midwest's top travel destinations. On Sunday, after his first weekend at home since before Memorial Day, he published his final report and he had some great things to say about Milwaukee.