Diy

Masks-in-public_fullsize_story1

How to make a DIY mask

Published April 3, 2020

It's time to start making masks, Milwaukee. Here are some easy-to-do designs.

X-ray-arcade_fullsize_story1

X-ray Arcade is DIY to the bone

Published March 18, 2020

X-Ray Arcade hosts primarily indie bands, but is also a vibrant community space with monthly hot yoga classes, private parties, baby and bridal showers, weekly open mic and more.

Punk-rock-therapy_fullsize_story1

Punk Rock Therapy Facebook group exudes ethos of punk

Published Feb. 19, 2020

The name of this group suggests that members must have a chartreuse mohawk and at least three piercings gotten while wasted at basement shows, but the stereotype of the word "punk" is the very opposite of what this group is about.

Unique-boutique-oniomania_fullsize_story1

Unique boutique: Oniomania

Published Dec. 12, 2019

Oniomania opened 15 years ago and continues to offer arty, handmade gifts in West Allis.

Rec-room-craft-company-christmas-project_fullsize_story1

Rec Room Craft Co. unveils new DIY Christmas crafts

Published Nov. 26, 2019

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.

Milwaukee-bucket-list-cheesehead-factory_fullsize_story1

Milwaukee Bucket List: A visit to the Original Cheesehead Factory

Published Feb. 9, 2019

It is necessary as a Wisconsin resident to own a cheesehead; why not go to the Original Cheesehead Factory for a tour? That's also the place, completely open to the public, where the silliest hats and lots of other gear and knickknacks are sold. After a trip here, you can call yourself an official cheesehead.

Farmhouse-paint-bar_fullsize_story1

Milwaukee Bucket List: Farmhouse Paint Bar & Cafe

Published Aug. 7, 2018

"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.

Milwaukee-zine-fest_fullsize_story1

Milwaukee Zine Fest starts fresh chapter

Published Nov. 4, 2016

After seven years of hosting the media festival at the Falcon Bowl in Riverwest, the one-day Milwaukee Zine Fest will move to the Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave. The event takes place Saturday, Nov. 5 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.