Whether your kite soars through the sky or refuses to get off the ground, a kite-flying trip to the lakefront and Gift of Wings is a wonderful way to not only get outside but also bring a few childhood memories back to life.
At a press conference held at Discovery World yesterday, Mayor Tom Barrett announced that the USS Milwaukee, the fifth U.S. Navy ship to be named for the Cream City, will hold its commissioning on Saturday, Nov. 21 at 1 p.m. at Veteran's Park.
Tim and Val Ritter started Juneau Park Paddleboats two decades ago and, thanks to the popularity of "staycations" and low rental fees, the business continues to thrive in a sometimes challenging economy.
The Denver-based rock band, The Fray, will return to Milwaukee to play a gig at Rock The Green on Sunday, Sept. 18 at 4:30 p.m. Because The Fray has an eco-friendly vision both on and off the road, the group is a great fit for the festival.
The U.S. Navy will commission littoral combat ship (LCS) Freedom during a ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday at Veterans Park.
The Boss has scheduled a second Milwaukee stop for 2008. This one for Harley's 105th.
On my way to the Milwaukee Art Museum yesterday I decided to take a quick detour through Veteran's Park, just to see if I've been missing anything and I was amazed by all the cars parked along the park drive.