Racine

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Following Milwaukee pop-up, SapSap launches curbside delivery in Racine

Published April 27, 2020

Following their highly anticipated pop-up at the East Side's Crossroads Collective, which wrapped up during the beginning of the Safter at Home mandate for COVID-19, SapSap has opened for curbside pick-up at their Racine commissary kitchen. Here's everything you need to know.

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8 Wisconsin sights you must see

Published Dec. 31, 2019

All around us are beautiful sights and scenes, some popular some exclusive. In this new feature we'll share some of these - through our lens - and hope that you'll join us along the way by sharing your favorite Wisconsin sights too.

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New O&H Bakery holiday kringle unveiled today

Published Dec. 2, 2019

Kringle fans rejoice! The new holiday flavor debut arrives today from O&H Danish Bakery. And at the same time, last year's gem - egg nog kringle - is back, too.

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Urban Spelunking: Frank Lloyd Wright's SC Johnson campus

Published Nov. 27, 2018

Tour a few Frank Lloyd Wright sites and you'll notice the recurring theme of intractability, stubbornness of him getting his way. Often, Wright's spats with clients led to works of stunning beauty. Take, for example, the administration building and research tower at SC Johnson in Racine.

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Drink this: Boozy kringle in a bottle

Published Nov. 21, 2018

Next on my list of kringle-related Wisconsin products to try doesn't, surprisingly, hail from Racine at all. Kringle Cream is made by Death's Door Spirits on Washington Island, off the tip of Door County.

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Urban Spelunking: Five 19th century cream city brick public schoolhouses

Published Nov. 20, 2018

The idea of using a building design to erect more than one structure isn't unheard of. Recently, I had the chance to see inside some Racine schools designed by the same architect and built at the same time - 1855!! - and which, despite many changes over the years, still survive today.

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Urban Spelunking: Wind Point Lighthouse

Published Nov. 6, 2018

Today, even after many Lake Michigan lighthouses have gone dark, the need for Wind Point Lighthouse's glow remains important. We stopped in for a tour to get a look at the history, and to climb the 144 cast-iron steps to the top, of this 1880 Racine County landmark.

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Progress is good, but motels still struggle with interstates

Published Nov. 13, 2017

The 2006 animated movie "Cars" takes place in Radiator Springs, a once-vibrant city infused with Route 66 travelers that deteriorated when the interstate was built and droves of drivers ditched the slower roads. This happened in Milwaukee, too.

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House of Harley expands into Racine

Published Nov. 15, 2016

House of Harley-Davidson announced today the expansion of its territory with the purchase of Racine Harley-Davidson.

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Featured bartender: Swingin' Door Exchange's Chris Clausen

Published Nov. 6, 2015

Recently OnMilwaukee stopped in at the Swingin' Door for Tuesday night tacos, three cans of beer (three cans for $5!) and to chat with Chris Clausen about Racine night spots, "Ghostbusters" and his very first swig of Pabst.