On June 1 2004, Lake Express ferry departed Milwaukee on her maiden voyage. She was the first high-speed ferry to enter service on the Great Lakes, beating out her larger cousin Spirit of Ontario I.
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Milwaukee-area author Barbara Joosse and illustrator Renee Graef have created "Lulu & Rocky in Milwaukee," in which two cute characters from Michigan ferry across the lake to discover the charms of the Cream City.
Our first stop on a long road trip east? A 15-minute drive to Bay View to board the Lake Express Ferry. The two-and-half-hour trip not only saved us navigating Chicago on a Friday morning, but was also great fun in itself. And there's definitely something to be said for arriving in Michigan ready to go with a full tank of gas.
The Lake Express Ferry, which makes four daily trips between Milwaukee and Muskegon, Mich. in the summer, has kicked off its season and is celebrating its 10th anniversary of service with special promotions for bike-lovers and family travelers.
The replacement of an engine has been completed early, allowing the Lake Express Ferry to get back back underway a day earlier than expected after a 10-day shutdown for the repair.
Earlier today I saw dump trucks adding loads of salt to the growing stockpile for the roads next winter, just a block or so away, the Lake Express Ferry is getting ready for another season.
The start of the 2011 Lake Express sailing season will be delayed by approximately three weeks as work is done to complete an off-season engine maintenance program, according to a release sent out today.
Jewish films, gay and lesbian movies, shorts -- they're all available in a series of fall film festivals ... The Lake Express Ferry gets some national TV exposure ... There's more to NBC's "Community" than you think.
The Lake Express ferry launches Friday, May 1, but before it officially sets sail, it welcomes your aboard to kick off the 2009 travel season at a community open house this Saturday, April 25 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Lake Express Milwaukee terminal, 2300 S. Lincoln Memorial Dr.
Through a partnership with the Lake Express ferry and Destination Wisconsin, the Admirals are offering fans a chance to attend their playoff games in Grand Rapids.