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This is what the Padres call a mascot race?

Published March 9, 2017

Maybe Milwaukeeans are spoiled when it comes to our entertaining sausage mascot race at Brewers games. If this Padres one at spring training is any indication, we certainly are.

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The Jet Set lands in Milwaukee

Published Dec. 5, 2005

The Jet Set has landed in Milwaukee, having flown the coop in Peoria, Ill., where the band was formed. Lead singer and guitarist Adam Widener and drummer Joel Kopp, a Brew City native, moved to Bay View in May.

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Peoria band Brief Candles finds home in Milwaukee

Published July 20, 2005

Believe it or not, for many years, Milwaukee has been a destination city for Midwestern bands. The latest group to set up shop here is Peoria's Brief Candles, which now calls Milwaukee home and recently released a self-titled, seven-song EP of airy, edgy, ethereal tunes.