Milwaukee bucket list

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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.

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Milwaukee Bucket List: Brewcity Bruisers

Published Jan. 29, 2019

I had never seen a roller derby, so I figured a roller derby would be just like a classic race to see who could get to the finish line first. As soon as I stepped foot into the UWM Panther Arena for a Brewcity Bruisers bout, I realized I was dead wrong.

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Milwaukee Bucket List: Escape the Room

Published Aug. 21, 2018

You're locked in a room - and the only way to exit is to solve your way out through clues. It may sound like a nightmare or a horror movie, but for many, this is a fun night on the town. Welcome to Escape the Room.

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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.

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Milwaukee Bucket List: Closing Wolski's Tavern for the first time

Published July 16, 2018

While the Wolski's stickers are a simple design, they're everywhere, standing as a label of pride for staying at the bar until closing time. I too, wanted to be a part of this tradition, and so I went to Wolski's for the first time on Saturday night.

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Milwaukee Bucket List: Safe House

Published July 13, 2018

Out of all the opinions out there about Safe House, I have to say it was a great experience. The server and other staff had me laughing at spy lingo, marveling at the decor and enjoying a different way to go out to eat.

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Milwaukee Bucket List: Five unique Milwaukee Ale House traits

Published July 11, 2018

Milwaukee Ale House won our Best Brewpub award five years in a row from 2003-2007, so I checked it out myself to see if they were still worthy of such esteemed titles. Here's five reasons why Milwaukee Ale House stands out from the others like it.

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Milwaukee Bucket List: Black Cat Alley's top 5 murals

Published June 8, 2018

Once a merely empty alley, Black Cat is now the place to go when you're looking to explore Milwaukee, when you need some time to unwind or when you just want to take some great photos. All of the works are fascinating, but here are my five favorites.

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Milwaukee Bucket List: Dancing at Mad Planet

Published March 10, 2017

If you only had six months left in Milwaukee, what would you do in the city? OnMilwaukee intern Lily Wellen scratched off the third item from her Milwaukee Bucket list: attending a dance party at Riverwest's Mad Planet.

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Milwaukee Bucket List: Gambling at Potawatomi

Published Feb. 4, 2017

If you only had six months left in Milwaukee, what would you do? Here's the second item Lily has scratched off her Milwaukee Bucket List: a night of gambling at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino.