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Brushing up on hometown hotels

Published April 11, 2016

During last year's Hotel Week, I mentioned that I could tell you more from experience about Chicago hotels than I could about Milwaukee ones, because, well, I live here and so I've very rarely experienced a Brew City hotel. That's changing.

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Flamin' Groovies tour reunites the ultimate cult band

Published May 8, 2014

In recent years rock and roll has provided some surprising second acts. Television, Big Star, Roky Erickson and Rocket From the Tombs are among those whose unexpected returns yielded quality beyond warmed over oldies acts. Now comes legendary band the Flamin Groovies, which performs at Potawatomi's Northern Lights Theater Saturday, May 10.

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Potawatomi Bingo Casino announces name change

Published March 19, 2014

This summer, Potawatomi Bingo Casino will change its name and logo to Potawatomi Hotel & Casino. The name change reflects the addition of the new hotel that will open this fall.

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Mullen and The Works will rock you

Published March 17, 2014

When frontman extraordinaire Freddie Mercury passed away in late 1991, the opportunity to experience the sound, fury and spectacle of Queen live appeared to be gone for good. But in 2000, a young singer named Gary Mullen appeared on the British TV talent show "Stars in Their Eyes" doing his remarkable impersonation of Mercury. Two years later, he created "One Night of Queen."

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32nd annual Taste of Milwaukee to raise funds for cerebral palsy

Published March 10, 2014

The 32nd annual Taste of Milwaukee - Thursday, March 20, from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the Potawatomi Bingo Casino Expo Center at 1721 W. Canal St. All proceeds from the event will benefit United Cerebral Palsy of Southeastern Wisconsin.

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Milwaukee bars put creative spin on classic cocktails

Published Feb. 19, 2014

Classic cocktails aren't going away anytime soon in Milwaukee. But new and inventive versions of them are gaining ground, too. Here are a few example of how Milwaukee area bars are taking old drinks and making them new again.

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Dream Dance Steak hosts Great Lakes Distillery Dinner

Published Feb. 10, 2014

On Monday, Feb. 24 beginning at 6 p.m., Dream Dance Steak at Potawatomi Bingo Casino will host an exclusive dinner showcasing award-winning spirits from Milwaukee's own Great Lakes Distillery.

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Damiano shares secrets for perfect wine-chocolate Valentine's Day match

Published Feb. 10, 2014

We talked to Christian Damiano, who serves as beverage director at Potawatomi Bingo Casino - and Certified Sommelier by the Court of Master Sommeliers - to find out how to find the perfect match to help you celebrate your perfect match this Valentine's Day.

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The Weekly Nibble: New coffee roaster launches in Milwaukee

Published Feb. 3, 2014

Here's a taste of what's new and notable - including information about the newest coffee roaster in town, a new location for Pacific Produce, new leadership for ACF, a cheese class featuring Parmigiano-Reggiano, a Madison cocktail competition hosted by a Milwaukee favorite and two cooking classes at Mason Street Grill.