This year's beer on wheels - there are, in fact, two simultaneous touring beer gardens based around Sprecher fire trucks and Sprecher brews - kicks off at Juneau Park Downtown May 13-31.
The Ravine Road - which snakes through Lake Park from up where Newberry Boulevard meets the park down to Lincoln Memorial Drive - has been closed for years while Milwaukee County has figured out what to do about the endangered Ferry & Clas-designed bridge that spans it. A petition seeks to ensure that it is ultimately reopened.
The sun is out, the weather is nice and you're hungry ... sounds like it's picnic time. So we've scouted the East Side of Milwaukee for some of the city's best spots to pack a basket, lay down a blanket and grab a bite to eat.
Today is National Walking Day and it's sunny and dry. So hit the pavement, Milwaukee, or make a plan to dos this weekend.
Driving around Milwaukee on Sunday morning, there were a lot of tree branches, large and small, to be seen, victims of heavy winds the day before, when our first snowflakes appeared, too. The worst victim I've heard about so far was along the path in Lake Park that runs along Lake Drive on the upper East Side.
County Executive Chris Abele announced that the County has been awarded a $2 million grant to help fund the projected $2.5 million work to "reopen (the) bridge (and) road for public use."
On Wednesday night, the Travel Channel will air an episode of its series "Expedition Unknown" that was filmed in part in Milwaukee. In the episode, host Josh Gates attempts to unearth the unsolved mystery of Byron Preiss' cult puzzle book "The Secret," published in 1982.
Long before there was an East Side, there was a North Point Lighthouse. Today the beacon tower sits surrounded by trees in Lake Park, where it is open as a museum, as well as enduring Milwaukee landmark. Let's go inside.
Because there is still joy in this world, the world's biggest bounce house - or bouncy castle, or boingalow, or whatever term you prefer - is bounding its way over to Milwaukee this summer.
Everyone has their favorite places to run, based on a variety of factors including convenience, location and more. Here are my favorites around town. Tell us which Milwaukee routes inspire your best jogging times and distances.
Today, a neighbor of Lake Park on Milwaukee's East Side launched a web site focused on the threatened Ferry & Clas bridge that spans Ravine Road in the park.
The year 2016 has seen some powerful, earth-shattering tiffs in just its eight months, and now our city has a pop cultural beef of its own: Pokemon Go versus the Milwaukee County Parks Department. OnMilwaukee spoke to players and the Parks director for reaction.
North Point Lighthouse is receiving a facelift with its first complete house and tower painting since it was restored over 10 years ago. The $23,500 project includes cleaning, repairing and replacing wood and materials where needed, and painting the keeper's quarters museum and the lighthouse tower.
A public information meeting on the future of the Ferry & Clas-designed Lake Park Ravine Road footbridge has been set for Tuesday, July 19 at 5 p.m. in the meeting room beneath Lake Park Bistro. Testimony will be heard from the community.
The Milwaukee area has something for every level of golfer, from the almost pros to the just getting started. And there is a range of prices for courses within an hour of the city.