Lights

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Why we Light the Hoan: Judge Derek Mosley

Published June 19, 2018

Help shine lights on one of our city's best features, the Hoan Bridge. You can #LighttheHoan for someone you love, someone you think moves Milwaukee forward or someone that you know needs a brighter look at the world. This is Judge Derek Mosley's story.

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Light the Hoan Bridge, move Milwaukee forward

Published May 16, 2018

#LightTheHoan Bridge, move Milwaukee forward! We believe Milwaukee has never had a brighter future. And we want to prove it, but need your help to light up the Hoan Bridge and tell more positive Milwaukee stories.

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First look: 14 photos of China Lights at Boerner Botanical Gardens

Published Sept. 28, 2016

As of October 1, illuminated dragons, lotus flowers, peacocks, pandas, cranes, lanterns, zebras and more will be in "bloom" at the Boerner Botanical Gardens, as part of the stunning China Lights, a traveling celebration of Asian culture featuring 40 massive lantern displays.

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Lakefront gets brighter with new lights

Published Sept. 17, 2014

This afternoon, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele announced that lights along the lakefront will get an LED lightbulb facelift.

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Turning on to Lights

Published Oct. 25, 2011

Electro-pop singer/songwriter Lights returns to Milwaukee this week as part of the tour for her second major release, "Siberia." Before she lands at Turner Hall tomorrow, we asked her about how bright things are in her life these days.

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Northwestern Mutual says "Go Crew"

Published Sept. 30, 2011

Light it up. Light it up. Last night, Northwestern Mutual's headquarters in Downtown Milwaukee got a new look.

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Pabst venues add Lights, Minchin gigs

Published Aug. 23, 2011

Two more Pabst/Turner shows go on sale on Friday, Aug. 26 at noon, the venues announced this morning. Lights, the 22-year-old pop star who made her Milwaukee debut last year at The Rave, returns Wednesday, Oct. 26 for an 8 p.m. gig at Turner Hall Ballroom. Meanwhile Australian musician, actor, comedian and writer Tim Minchin plays at The Pabst on Sunday, Oct. 2.

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BBC Lighting illuminates the path to success

Published June 16, 2011

Hank Albert, owner of BBC Lighting and Supply, 2015 W. St. Paul Ave., has sold lights for over 35 years. His Menomonee Valley showroom is impressive, stocked floor-to-ceiling with fans, chandeliers, lamps and other fixtures. And there's always free popcorn.

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Looking forward to great music in 2010

Published May 1, 2010

A few weeks ago, we ruminated on what the year has to hold in terms of new films that interest us here at OnMilwaukee.com. Now, we're thinking about upcoming concerts.

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M&I lights up, rocks the Milwaukee skyline

Published July 1, 2009

Back again from M&I Bank are two 18-story electric guitars. Nearly 940 windows on the south and west sides of the bank's Downtown building are lit to take the shape of huge electric guitars.