5 questions for The Rascals' Felix Cavaliere
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:03:00 CDT - Decades after the break-up of The Rascals, Felix Cavaliere is still performing. We caught up with him before he arrives in Milwaukee this week for a gig at the Northern Lights Theater.
Plenty of blame to go around in bad week for the NFL
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:31:00 CDT - This has been a difficult week for the National Football League, the most popular sport in the country, by far. And the affairs of Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson and Roger Goodell have raised a series of questions and which may be difficult to answer, but which deserve our best try at answers.
Actor Staples moves behind the footlights for the first time
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:36:00 CDT - Deborah Staples is an actor and an associate artist at the Milwaukee Rep. She is at the absolute top of her game and delivers memorable performances wherever she appears. It would seem that with her career and her family, there would be no room left. However, she has begun to scale a new mountain in her life as she steps behind the footlights to direct her first play.
Weigel changes up WMLW, launches "The M"
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:21:00 CDT - Starting today, WMLW-TV changed its look and brand to "The M ... and The M means Milwaukee."
The War on Drugs' Granduciel turns his inner battles into brilliant music
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:16:00 CDT - The title of The War on Drugs' latest album is "Lost in the Dream," fitting for a record - and a moment in time - that utterly enveloped front man Adam Granduciel. The band is now taking the final product on the road, including a stop at The Pabst Theater on Sunday, Sept. 21. Before then, Granduciel chatted with OnMilwaukee.com about becoming a real band on the road, the process behind the album and the inner battles that went into it.
Don't forget to get your tickets for the Kohler Food and Wine Experience
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:03:00 CDT - Food and wine lovers won't want to miss the 14th annual Kohler Food & Wine Experience, a four-day extravaganza of food, wine and fun. In fact, if you haven't already purchased tickets for select events, now is the time, as many events are already sold out.
Vote for the best Milwaukee restaurants of 2014!
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:03:00 CDT - It's that time of the year again when the readers of OnMilwaukee.com are asked to vote for their favorite restaurants in the Milwaukee metro area. Here are 30 questions with our favorite nominees. You vote, you decide. The results will be revealed during OnMilwaukee.com Dining Month during October.
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.
Packers get nasty in comeback win over Jets
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 21:30:00 CDT - The Green Bay Packers needed something to change, offensively or defensively, after falling behind 21-3 to the New York Jets on Sunday. The change came courtesy of defensive end Mike Daniels, whose pressure forced an interception, which led to a touchdown, which changed the course of the game in the Packers' 31-24 comeback victory at Lambeau Field.
New undies designed to absorb blood
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:06:00 CDT - Dear Kate is a relatively new line of undergarments with a built-in lining made to protect like a panty liner. OnMilwaukee.com recently took a pair on a test drive to Period Town.
"Dolphin Tale 2": unnecessary sequel still makes a small, sweet splash
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:06:00 CDT - It's hard to imagine there was much clamoring for a sequel to "Dolphin Tale." The first film was a modest early fall success back in 2011, but even then, Winter the dolphin's story was already fairly thin dramatic material, serving as little more than a nice pleasant aside. Still, somebody thought it was a good idea to head back to the well, and surprisingly - judging from "Dolphin Tale 2" - that person wasn't wrong.
Social Circle: Favorite local liquor store?
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 05:13:00 CDT - Milwaukeeans have strong opinions on where to buy booze. Well, at least members of the Social Circle do.
Irish pub guide
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:16:00 CDT - Milwaukee may be a city with strong German roots, but when it comes to pubs, we're as Irish as Brian Boru. From the North Side to the airport, from Lake Michigan to Elm Grove, there's many a place where you can kick back, relax, raise a pint and toast slainte. Some of these places may not smack you over the head with a shillelagh of Irish authenticity, but they've got it where it counts - what's more Irish, after all, than a good time and a great beer?
10 new TV shows to watch this fall
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 09:26:00 CDT - A slew of promising new television shows of all sorts of genres will be premiering in the upcoming weeks. Each has their own goal to thrill, enlighten, sadden or even shock audiences. Of course, during every pilot season, there are shows that seem more promising than others and below are my picks of shows that seem the most likely not to get cancelled half way through the first season (but yet, you still never know).
Is it time for another racing sausage?
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 05:02:00 CDT - Like you, we love the Klement's Racing Sausages. But, the other day, while gazing down at the figures on a T-shirt celebrating 20 years of sal-seech, I wondered if a few of them couldn't use a bit of a makeover and if the time is ripe for a sixth member of the meat-grinder gang.
Review: Wilson Staff FG Tour M3 golf irons, Nexus carry bag
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:07:00 CDT - It's late summer, but there is still plenty of good golf to be played, and now might be a good time to think about upgrading your old equipment. I finally did, after playing the same clubs for the better part of six years. Here's a look at the Wilson Staff FG Tour M3 irons and the Nexus Carry Bag.
WTMJ-AM earns top radio award
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:37:00 CDT - It is all the aspects WTMJ-AM does in Milwaukee that contributed to the nation's top award in radio - the Marconi - being awarded to the station on Thursday night.
Komen Race for the Cure's local impact
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:02:00 CDT - The Susan G. Komen Southeast Wisconsin Race for the Cure is coming up on Sunday, Sept. 21 along Milwaukee's lakefront, and the foundation's proceeds has been making a real impact in the community for women who lack access to breast cancer screenings. For many women, awareness campaigns are still important, as are the grants to health groups that the local Komen chapter provides.