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Cracking the code to the Safe House Chicago Image

Cracking the code to the Safe House Chicago

Published Monday, July 8

Trying to recreate the magic of a quirky and beloved institution can be tricky, but based on a couple criteria, I think it's, ahem, safe to say that Marcus Corporation has done just that with the Safe House Chicago, in River North at 60 E. Ontario St.

Blackstone Hotel's Koval Distillery package fits like a glove Image

Blackstone Hotel's Koval Distillery package fits like a glove

Published Friday, June 21

Chicago's Blackstone Hotel is a gorgeous piece of architecture, packed to the gills with history and decorated from head to toe with art, most of it by Windy City artists. Add a package deal with Koval Distillery, and it's like they know me.

Plan ahead when vacationing with furry friends Image

Plan ahead when vacationing with furry friends

Published Thursday, May 30

Most long-time pet owners have a pretty good idea of whether or not taking their pet along on vacation is a good idea. But if you're a pet owner considering a long trip with your furry friend, here is some advice from the experts.

New Saint Kate Arts Hotel edges closer toward launch Image

New Saint Kate Arts Hotel edges closer toward launch

Published Thursday, May 30

The Saint Kate Arts Hotel, which replaces the InterContinental Milwaukee at 139 E. Kilbourn Ave., has been edging closer to its June 4 opening day. This morning we returned for another look around and here's what we saw.

A day in the Menomonee Valley Image

A day in the Menomonee Valley

Published Thursday, May 30

You've got one day to explore the Menomonee Valley and you're wondering where to go? Wonder no more.

New Saint Kate arts hotel begins installation of art Image

New Saint Kate arts hotel begins installation of art

Published Friday, May 17

As the former InterContinental Hotel completes its transition into the Saint Kate, which calls itself Milwaukee's first arts hotel - joining a worldwide trend of infusing galleries and installations into high-end hospitality properties - artist Caroline Lathan-Stiefel began installing work this week.

Donald Driver reps Wisconsin tourism and festival season Image

Donald Driver reps Wisconsin tourism and festival season

Published Tuesday, May 14

The Wisconsin Department of Tourism released its new summer advertising campaign showcasing Wisconsin's seasonal festivals and spotlighting Green Bay Packers and "Dancing with the Stars" champion, Donald Driver.

You need to see inside this 1888 dairy set to become a new Deer District hotel Image

You need to see inside this 1888 dairy set to become a new Deer District hotel

Published Tuesday, May 14

You really can't miss the place if you pass by. And if you've seen the 1888 Second Empire building with the mansard roof at 419 W. Vliet St. in the Haymarket -- it's painted blue -- you'd definitely remember. Built in 1888 by William P. Froehlich as a paper warehouse, a new plan would convert it quickly to a hotel.

A geek's guide to Milwaukee Image

A geek's guide to Milwaukee

Published Tuesday, May 7

Want to turn your weekend into a geekend? We've loaded up a day of activities that send you on a journey around the greater Milwaukee area in search of the premier geek experience. Good for any day, by the way, not just weekends. Enjoy!

Exploring Beloit - both old and new Image

Exploring Beloit - both old and new

Published Tuesday, April 23

Arriving at the Hotel Goodwin in Beloit, the kindly woman at the front desk welcomed me and said the city has changed ... "a lot." Even spending just a weekend in this border town an hour southwest of Milwaukee was enough to make that quite clear.

Reykjavik just got a lot closer thanks to Chicago's Taste of Iceland Image

Reykjavik just got a lot closer thanks to Chicago's Taste of Iceland

Published Wednesday, April 10

The annual Taste of Iceland, a four-day event presented by Iceland Naturally - a cooperative marketing group promoting Icelandic products and culture - returns to Chicago Thursday through Sunday with a series of unique events that showcase Icelandic cuisine, music, film and more.

Will travel for beer Image

Will travel for beer

Published Sunday, April 7

Rhett Bainter doesn't necessarily call himself a "beer tourist." He prefers the term "beer snob." Whatever you want to call him and his buddies, he's the kind of craft beer enthusiast who will drive four hours to Decorah, Iowa for a beer release, buy one $50 bottle of beer, turn around and come home.

Dublin, Ohio: A rainbow with a pot of gold on each side Image

Dublin, Ohio: A rainbow with a pot of gold on each side

Published Friday, April 5

For years, Dublin, Ohio was a quiet little gem about a dozen miles from downtown Columbus. Now, it is now a prosperous, growing community that has landed on The New York Times' 52 Places to Go in 2019 list. And it's an easy trip from Milwaukee.