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"Mary's Big Easy" pops up for Mardi Gras

Published Feb. 3, 2020

Toss off your bras and toss on your beads because Mary's Arcade Bar, attached to Hamburger Mary's, 730S. 5th St., will become Mary's Big Easy Mardi Gras Pop-Up for two full weeks in February.

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9 spots in the Milwaukee area to find king cake for Mardi Gras

Published Feb. 20, 2019

One of the elements born of Epiphany is the king cake, a sweet, circular pastry, cake or bread which is baked in the shape of a king's crown - and here's where you can find it. We've done the research for you and assembled this list of places where you can find (and pre-order) the cakes.

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3 Dishes: Michael Magee of View MKE

Published Dec. 19, 2018

What's in a restaurant? In this series, we ask chefs around the city to describe their restaurants in their own words and recommend three dishes that embody the best of what they offer. In this edition, we talk with View MKE Chef Michael Magee.

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Peter Mulvey to release 17th album at Colectivo

Published April 24, 2017

After recording with And DiFranco in New Orleans, Milwaukee's Peter Mulvey is ready to release his 17th album on Saturday, April 29 in The Back Room at Colectivo Coffee.

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Trombone Shorty pens award-winning book for kids

Published May 16, 2016

New Orleans jazz musician Trombone Shorty created an inspiring children's picture book based on his own life that documents his musical journey and his determination to make his dreams come true as a musician.

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DiFranco does it again

Published April 9, 2016

When perusing the online set lists from Ani DiFranco's shows in the past few weeks, it was no surprise to find that every night was a different mix of tunes. She played Friday night at Turner Hall.

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A sneak peek at the new Crawdaddy's

Published Feb. 8, 2016

There's quite a bit that looks familiar at the new Crawdaddy's, located just west of its former digs on Greenfield Avenue, including plenty of seafood and those famous honey glazed carrots.