Big Chair Photos furnish more Big Gig smiles

Published July 2, 2017

For the 15th year, Martin Weintzweig is back at Summerfest offering Big Chair Photos. Located across from the BMO Harris Pavilion, Big Chair Photos have become a tradition for many fest-goers in Milwaukee and beyond.


Maui souvenirs

Published Jan. 6, 2012

I just landed back on the mainland after a week in Maui. There should be rehab facilities for re-entry into "normal" life after an island getaway. Leaving behind daily beach walks, yoga with a soundtrack of waves, horseback riding through tropical forests, fresh fruit and fish beyond fantastic, swimming in warm, aqua water and highly available, decadent cocktails was not an enjoyable moment. I did, however take home some precious, immaterial souvenirs that will stay with me forever. I didn't have to shove them in my sand-filled suitcase, so I thought I'd spill them out here.


Stretching $20 on Summerfest souvenirs

Published July 1, 2009

The editorial team was challenged to spend a $20, without going over, on something tangible -- a piece of the Big Gig to take home for posterity.