Glassnote Candle bar - a custom candle-making workshop with a full bar - will open this spring at 524 S. 2nd St.
This summer, Rec Room Craft Co., a craft studio and bar, opened in Walker's Point with 20 different craft projects from wood projects to flask covers, and recently the fun spot revealed new projects for the holidays.
After hosting their first successful West Allis Makers Market in June, The West Allis Farmers Market has teamed up again with the West Allis Cheese and Sausage Shoppe and Eat West Allis to host a second (even bigger) market on Wednesday, Oct. 24 from 5:30 to 9 p.m.
"This is an advanced level piece," the instructor told my Saturday morning class at Farmhouse Paint & Sip. The four people present, besides myself, groaned. It didn't take long for those groans, however, to turn into good times - and even better art.
If you're looking for a warm way to pass a cold and snowy weekend, GreyHouse Creative Market is a shop, a DIY workshop venue, a cafe and a cocktail lounge located just east of Tosa Village at 62nd and State Streets.
The Westown Farmers Market is perfect for a weekday work break, whether you want a quick lunch or a long stroll through the park to check out the soaps, snacks and entertainment available from 10 to 2 p.m. every Wednesday.
Nine years ago, Sarah and River Ditzenberger opened a delightfully quirky and old-timey variety store called Fischberger's in the Riverwest-Harambee neighborhood. They have now secured a second location.
The DIY possibilities are nearly endless with this clever bottle cutter. What would you make?
After what she describes as "a truly serendipitous collision of events," Wauwatosa's Erica Riegelman started aftcra, an e-commerce marketplace specifically for American handmade artisans to sell their goods.
Almost exactly a year after its debut, Milwaukee's Maker Market kicks off its second season. The craft, art and design market takes place five times this year, beginning on Sunday, May 4, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the parking lot behind the Bay View's Colectivo at the intersection of Lincoln, Howell and Kinnickinnic Avenues.
Like many other brave souls in our winterized city, I decided some events are completely worth journeying out into the snow. Hover Craft 2013, at Turner Hall, was one of those events.
For Cyber Monday/Week, we'll do our small part but on a local level. Even with the OnMilwaukee.com Shop Local marketplace still in beta, the store's shelves are full and they await you.
Paper Source is the latest addition to the Bayshore Town Center family, with an opening date of Sept. 20.
As the weather warms, Milwaukee's farmers markets will come out into the light again. But Cortney Heimerl has organized an event that will also shine some light on great Milwaukee crafters, too. The Maker Market will take place the first Sunday of every month from May to September in the parking lot behind the Alterra on Kinnickinnic and Lincoln in Bay View. The first installment is Sunday, May 5 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Cheap crafts, Country music, ingenous sporks and more - check out what stuff we like in this week's edition of OnMilwaukee.com Recommends.