Wisconsin's 48 most powerful Latinos, part 3
Sun, 7 Feb 2016 11:06:00 CDT - Madison365 presents the third in a five-part series highlighting Wisconsin residents of Latino heritage who have accomplished great things in business, education, government, media and the nonprofit sector.
Post-retirement, "matchmaker" devotes his talents to Milwaukee nonprofits
Sun, 7 Feb 2016 09:06:00 CDT - At 84 years old, Richard (Dick) Larsen calls retirement his "second life." No longer running the business he founded, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports, Larsen now fills his time serving on the boards of several nonprofit organizations.
"Jim: The James Foley Story" reclaims the journalist's life after his death
Sat, 6 Feb 2016 14:56:00 CDT - Filmmaker Brian Oakes remembers James Foley well, growing up together as friends and remaining tightly knit all the way until Jim's abrupt death. And it's that James Foley - his life, not his death - that Oakes hopes to pay tribute to with "Jim: The James Foley Story."
Get rid of those mid-winter blahs with these February food events
Sat, 6 Feb 2016 13:03:00 CDT - We've made our way to February; but there are still a couple of months of winter left to go. But, that doesn't mean you should stay inside and hibernate. Get rid of your mid-winter blahs by getting out on the town and enjoying one or more of these delicious events.
Peoples was America's first Black-owned brewery
Sat, 6 Feb 2016 09:07:00 CDT - Milwaukee is and has always been America's beer capital, so it makes perfect sense that the country's first African American brewery was born here thanks to Theodore Mack, Henry Crosby and their cohorts.
Torrent joins National Premier Soccer League, owner calls it "best fit"
Fri, 5 Feb 2016 16:07:00 CDT - The Milwaukee Torrent knew they'd be playing soccer games as a professional outdoor team this spring. Now they officially have a league. Andreas Davi, owner and head coach, said Friday his club has joined the NPSL.
6 Kenosha dining classics
Fri, 5 Feb 2016 15:03:00 CDT - The '50s might seem like light years away, but, really, you can get there in under an hour, by checking out some of these classic dining spots - including some drive-ins with car hops - in Kenosha.
Bay View dining guide
Sun, 4 Oct 2015 13:00:00 CDT - Bay View is a serious contender within Milwaukee's food scene. Whether you are looking for an option that is classic or something new and exciting, Bay View has it.
Sticks and stones? Should the Redskins change their name?
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:03:00 CDT - The Washington Redskins football team is starting the process of getting a new stadium, either in Maryland or Virginia or Washington. A reporter asked team president George Allen if he would be willing to drop the nickname in order to get support for the new stadium. "No," Allen replied.
Bowersox fills Turner Hall with fantastic voice
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 07:29:00 CDT - The beautiful part of the Turner Hall ballroom on 4th Street is the acoustics in the room can benefit from a band, or a single singer. For Crystal Bowersox, the "American Idol" runner up in the show's 9th season, just her powerful voice filled the space.
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.
West End Conservatory hits the right notes on the stage and in the community
Fri, 5 Feb 2016 14:36:00 CDT - The West End Conservatory is the story of a burning vision shared by two Milwaukee jazz musicians with surplus talent, energy, intelligence and pure grit. But the flame almost went out early on.
La Moroveņa offers up soulful Puerto Rican fare
Fri, 5 Feb 2016 11:03:00 CDT - Puerto Rican fare isn't as scarce in Milwaukee as it used to be. And La Morovena in Walker's Point offers up soulfully prepared Puerto Rican fare that hits the spot in terms of flavor and authenticity.
Local animator helped bring the Oscar-nominated "Anomalisa" to life
Fri, 5 Feb 2016 09:16:00 CDT - OnMilwaukee recently caught up with Milwaukee-born animator Owen Klatte to talk about the making of "Anomalisa," the process behind turning puppets into people, stop-motion sex and the movie's Oscar odds against "Inside Out."
New Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame emerges from its troubled past
Thu, 4 Feb 2016 20:36:00 CDT - The Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame was, for decades, among the state's most esteemed sports institutions. But an extended period of uncertainty and instability, for the second time, left it dormant, until recently. Now, under new ownership, it's got big plans for the future.
A behind-the-scenes look at the Bavarian Bierhaus
Thu, 4 Feb 2016 16:26:00 CDT - The Bavarian Inn, which closed in 2011, will reopen as the Bavarian Bierhaus Brewpub and Beer Garden, 700 W. Lexington Blvd, on Tuesday, April 26.
Women handcuffed to a bar? Stupid is as stupid does
Thu, 4 Feb 2016 15:16:00 CDT - This gimmick of handcuffing women to a bar for free drinks until they have to urinate makes me shake my head in wonder and almost a kind of sadness.
Jazzy new CD fulfills Jeannine Rivers' musical dream
Thu, 4 Feb 2016 11:16:00 CDT - Jeannine Rivers is a lifelong Milwaukeean and vocalist who has performed in venues all over the city. She will release her first CD, "Iridescent October," on Saturday, Feb. 6 at The Bay Restaurant in Whitefish Bay.