Although Miller Park, Camp Randall and even Lambeau Field didn't make the cut, Swifties throughout Wisconsin surely hit I-94 E to Soldier Field to see Taylor Swift's biggest and best tour yet. Here are 10 reasons why you should have made the 90-mile drive to see Swift in Chicago.
Before the bells chime and the ball drops tonight, let's take one final look at just a handful of the good, the bad and the ugly events that made up the past 365 days. And then let's never speak of this year again.
We may have just now gotten our voices back from Summerfest, but that doesn't mean we're not already looking ahead to how we're going to lose them again at next year's 50th anniversary. Here are our wildest wishes for the impending Biggest Gig's Amp lineup.
Maybe eight awards were handed out over the course of three and a half hours last night, and if the Grammys don't care particularly about the awards, why should I? Instead, let's talk about the real winners and losers of last night's show.
One of the best traditions at Marquette games are the BigNoggins, giant cutouts of celebrity heads held aloft by Golden Eagles fans. With conference play starting, we've got 19 Milwaukee-themed additions.
Now that all of the Summerfest headliners have been announced, music fans all over have likely begun planning their plan of attack for the Big Gig. Local country singer-songwriter Nora Collins is no different; in fact, at the very end of our interview, she reminded herself that she still had to buy her tickets to Carrie Underwood. The only difference is that Collins has a gig of her own to schedule her Summerfesting around. Actually, 17 performances.
A new year, and plenty to look forward to; not only in Milwaukee, but all around you. While there are way more than just 15 things to look forward to, here's an initial list that at least forms a nice headline: 15 for '15.
The National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin used dancing as the draw for its Spotlight on Life dinner that illuminated more than 2,000 children and adults waiting for a life-saving organ transplant in Wisconsin.
Regular readers of this column know that periodically I write about people who should be famous for the stuff they do. They are generally unsung people who ought to be getting more attention for their work. Well, there's a flipside to all of that, as well. We'll call it people who we could really do without.
With the country becoming more and more polarized, the upcoming release of "The Lorax" had the potential to take Dr. Seuss' famous kid-friendly environmental fable and turn it into an informative and entertaining tale about keeping all things in moderation. Yeah ... not so much.
When Taylor Swift burst onto the scene just a few short years ago and appeared to take over the top ranks of the music industry there was a lot of skepticism, but also a fair amount of open arms willing to embrace her country-pop style. Her sold-out concert last night in Milwaukee was a perfect blend of music, theater and cinema, combining for an unforgettable performance.
The top 12 "girls," as "Idol" dubs its female finalists, perform tonight, and Crystal Bowersox is one to keep an eye on ... Expect Channel 6 to move quickly to replace departing Mark Concannon ... Milwaukee continues to score in Olympics viewing.
Most normal TV will be pre-empted from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight for an international fundraiser to help victims of the earthquake in Haiti... A funny moment on Channel 6's 6 p.m. news... and Air America finally goes silent.
Flop or success, NBC's attempt to remake prime-time TV with Jay Leno was already the television story of the year. ... And another daytime talker will hang it up in 2010.
One of the men behind ABC's "V" confirms that Santiago Calatrava's structure on Lake Michigan is the inspiration for the interior of the Mothership on the show ... Local broadcasters win regional Emmys ... and Taylor Swift provides the best "Saturday Night Live" of the season.