Our 2016 Heart of Canal Street partner: Milwaukee Public Museum

Published Aug. 11, 2016

OnMilwaukee is once again honored to support Potawatomi Hotel and Casino's Heart of Canal Street program. As a long-time partner and passionate community advocate we're also thrilled to announced that this year we'll help support our long-time partner, the Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM).


Moveable Feast set for May 12

Published April 22, 2016

Eating and drinking inside the Milwaukee Public Museum isn't usually allowed. But for events like Moveable Feast and, of course, the annual Food & Froth Festival, it's embraced, encouraged and wonderful.


6 must-see museums and shows

Published Jan. 27, 2016

We're celebrating unplugged week here at OnMilwaukee - ironic, I know - but it's a perfect reminder that there is plenty to get out and do in this town if you'd just put the damn phone down for a minute (yes, guilty as charged). Here are six museums and shows worth checking out right now...


Meet "Granny" from The Streets Of Old Milwaukee

Published Dec. 11, 2015

The Streets Of Old Milwaukee reopens today in the Milwaukee Public Museum. We stopped by for a sneak peek and for a chat with "Granny," who has sat in a rocking chair on the porch of her house for 50 years.


Stargazing at Milwaukee's biggest planetarium

Published June 27, 2007

Having grown up in a city with a world-renowned planetarium, I always took it for granted that everyone’s been to one … and more than once. The Soref, which opened in late 2006, is among the top 11 planetariums in size in the U.S. and is great fun. Here's why.


Wheels could be falling off PIC in final days

Published June 1, 2007

The irony isn’t lost at the Private Industry Council job-training HIRE Center when out-of-work or soon-to-be out-of-work clients find themselves sitting in the same orientation session as laid off PIC workers.


Milwaukee's alphabet soup unscrambled

Published March 19, 2005

There are abbreviations for just about everything. And we have our fair share of them in Milwaukee. The OMC (that's team took the time to assemble a list of some of these local pronounceable shortcut words.


Snake button's secret still charms Milwaukee

Published Oct. 27, 2004

Although museum management may not want to hear it, no innovation, interactive exhibit or addition to the IMAX can match the simple pleasure of the snake button. It may be one of Milwaukee's worst-kept secrets but, since 1966, it's been one of its best-loved charms.