8th annual Italian Film Festival returns this week
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 05:03:00 CDT - The eighth annual Italian Film Festival of Milwaukee takes place this coming weekend at the UW-Milwaukee Union Theatre, bringing along seven recent critically acclaimed Italian films, including six Brew City premieres.
Customers crazy for Half Nuts
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:09:00 CDT - For 24 years, Mary and William Ziegler have owned and operated candy and nut shop, Half Nuts, 9617 W. Greenfield Ave., in West Allis. Over the decades, they have seen a lot of changes in the industry and, despite the name and the increased sugar intake, seem to have remained sane.
Overnight at the museum exceeds expectations
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:09:00 CDT - The Milwaukee Public Museum offers kids ages 6-12 and their parents or guardians the chance to sleep overnight and experience a whole new side of the facility. Just don't forget to bring a flashlight, a floor mat and a sense of adventure.
Social Circle: Thoughts on Easter? Is it too candy focused these days?
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 05:28:00 CDT - People often complain that Christmas has become too commercialized and that the true meaning has been replaced with buying and consuming. What about Easter?
"Dom Hemingway": Jude Law goes from prim, proper to profane, punchy
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:26:00 CDT - Gone is Jude Law's pretty regality; in "Dom Hemingway," the Brit looks rough, and he gleefully tearing into his profane lead role like an untamed wolf that just got its first taste of meat. For Law, it's a chance for him to let loose with a character like never really before. And he most certainly does, with big, audaciously compelling results. The rest of the movie, unfortunately, has a hard time getting on his level, but can you really blame it?
Sondheim gets strong treatment from Theatre Unchained's "Company"
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:16:00 CDT - If God had meant for man to live alone, he would never have made Eve. That's the central theme of the Stephen Sondheim play "Company," currently running at Theatre Unchained through April 27. It is a delightful evening of song and theater, a good story and great music.
Motivo Tour upends the walker world
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 05:20:00 CDT - Milwaukee has been the birthplace of many inventions throughout history. In this spirit, Jeremy Knopow and Jennifer Harris created the Motivo Tour which they believe is unike any other walking aid on the market.
CBS retraces the road to the Final Four
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:09:00 CDT - The producers at "CBS Sports Spectacular" are allowing University of Wisconsin fans relive the men's basketball team's run to the Final Four of the championship tournament.The "Moments of NCAA March Madness: Final Four" will air Saturday at 1 p.m. on WDJT-TV CBS 58.
15 years in numbers
Sat, 28 Sep 2013 13:01:00 CDT - As we celebrate 15 years in Milwaukee media, OnMilwaukee.com takes a mathematical look at just how much has happened in our city since 1998.
Sun, 7 Apr 2013 06:02:00 CDT - This is where we're going to collect ideas for stories that eventually can put on the budget.
A Meditation on reggae: A great roots harmony trio plays Shank Hall
Sat, 17 Mar 2012 09:03:00 CDT - In honor of this weekend's Milwaukee performance by The Meditations, we present five great 1970s reggae harmony groups - not an easy list to narrow down.
Summerfest on a stick
Sat, 18 Jun 2011 05:16:00 CDT - No one can deny that State Fair is THE food stick festival. But just because Summerfest boasts dozens and dozens of national bands on its many stages each year, doesn't mean that it isn't keeping an eye on stick trends in outdoor festival dining.
Bucks start to rebuild from the bottom
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:04:00 CDT - The chapter closed, officially, on the 2013-14 season when the clock ran out on the Milwaukee Bucks' franchise-record 67th loss Wednesday night. A new chapter was started hours before however, when Marc Lasry and Wes Edens were introduced as the new owners of the franchise. It's a positive first step as the organization begins the rebuilding process.
Odd Duck's "Odd Couple" make a great team
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:02:00 CDT - Odd Duck chefs are a great example of how opposites attract.
Swindlers & Thieves: a new record from Well Informed Citizens
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:05:00 CDT - In advance of the record release party this weekend for Well Informed Citizens' new disc, called "Swindlers and Thieves," we caught up with frontman Daniel Nathan to ask about whether or not the band can keep up that pace and about WIC's latest line-up, which also includes bassist Zach Steiner and drummer Antonio Ninham.
#WeWant: Bridgestone golf balls, Mother's Day tea set, jojoba oil and more
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:03:00 CDT - You know your mom deserves the very best, so maybe the Mother's Day tea party set will make sure she fully knows your love. Itching to hit the links? These golf balls should be the ones you tee up. These great wants and more in this week's #WeWant.
5 silver linings and disappointments of the Bucks season
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:01:00 CDT - The 2013-14 season has come to an end for the Milwaukee Bucks, officially the worst team (by record) in franchise history. For that to happen, many things had to go wrong. But, there were some silver linings, too. We take a look at the top five of each.
Dino's returns with Italian food, family
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:03:00 CDT - Anthony and Lawrence Lococo quietly reopened their grandparents' Riverwest bar, Dino's, last winter and will soon open the kitchen.
Can we secede from Wisconsin's Tea Party nuts?
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:02:00 CDT - Recently, it was news that the state Republican Party is going to vote at its convention on a resolution that says the state party "supports legislation that upholds Wisconsin's right, under extreme circumstances, to secede." Secede? You've got to be kidding me. Maybe we should all find a way to get the Tea Party to secede from the rest of us who have at least a little bit of common sense.
Jacobina Rautenberg: The lush that made Milwaukee famous
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:31:00 CDT - Jacobina Rautenberg's repeated arrests for public drunkenness from the late 1890s up to her death in 1935 made headlines and, consequently, her first name became as familiar in its own right around town as Pabst, Miller and Schlitz.