7 places to donate your old stuff

Published June 15, 2020

In excavating forgotten boxes and old purchases during quarantine cleaning, you might have found more than a few things you don't want - so here are five open spots to consider dropping off your donations.


Goodwill reopens area shops and donation sites, with some new rules

Published May 15, 2020

Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin, Inc., has reopened most of its resale stores and donation centers, the nonprofit announced Friday morning, with modified hours, social distancing and mask rules and plexiglass barriers installed at checkouts.


How to be generous on a budget in the new year

Published Jan. 10, 2020

The season of giving doesn't have to end with the start of the new year. Learn how to give back to the community without straining your wallet, with the help of Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.


West Milwaukee Sendik's to open Nov. 15

Published Nov. 10, 2016

West Milwaukee residents will have a new place to shop for their Thanksgiving dinners, as the much-anticipated Sendik's location on the east side of Miller Park Way - between Mitchell and Burnham - opens Tuesday, Nov. 15.


Riverside hosts a cappella "The Sing-Off" talent

Published March 13, 2015

A number of a cappella musicians from NBC's "The Sing-Off" will take the Riverside stage on Saturday, March 28 - including Wisconsin's own Cat's Pajamas as the 8 p.m. show's openers.


A very Larry Christmas

Published Dec. 24, 2014

It's the season of giving, and one that means a great deal to Larry Sanders. The Milwaukee Bucks' center opens up about what the holiday means to him, from the lessons learned as a kid in Florida to what he is hoping to teach his own children - including how to best use his status to make the holiday brighter for others.


Thrift store guide

Published Jan. 14, 2013

Dressing well doesn't mean having to break the bank. For those of you with a pint-sized clothing budget, thrift stores and consignment shops - full of secondhand gems for a fraction of their original price- are a great alternative to paying full retail value.


What says "spring" in Milwaukee?

Published March 21, 2011

It might not always feel like it, but from now until the third week of June, it's springtime in Milwaukee. Sure, we might still get a few flakes or a big ol' blizzard before the Big Gig rolls around, but there are, undoubtedly, signs that spring is alive and well in Brew City.

Omcrecommends122310_fullsize_story1 Recommends: December 23, 2010

Published Dec. 23, 2010

You've finished shopping. You've wrapped the presents. Now, all that's left is to wait and see what you get for Christmas. If you gift-opening leaves you unfulfilled, perhaps you'll find something on our list that brings a smile to your face.