5 things to watch for as the Packers rumble with the Rams
Fri, 9 Oct 2015 17:36:00 CDT - The first of Mike McCarthy's goals has been completed by getting the Green Bay Packers to a 4-0 record. But in a league that's all about "what have you done for me lately," the Packers know they can't relax now - especially not with St. Louis stepping confidently into Lambeau Field after the Rams gave the Arizona Cardinals their first loss last weekend.

The Gobbler Theater prepares for end-of-year opening
Fri, 9 Oct 2015 15:02:00 CDT - Daniel Manesis bought The Gobbler, a funky former supper and dance club, about a year and a half ago. The Johnson Creek-based, circular building will reopen as The Gobbler Theater, a medium-sized music venue, by the end of 2015.

Youth better serve Brewers new GM Stearns
Fri, 9 Oct 2015 13:16:00 CDT - Milwaukee Brewer fans seem pretty excited about new General Manager David Stearns. That's certainly justified, but it could also be like being up for that hot date you know is out of your league and doesn't work out as planned.

5 reasons why the Gannett purchase of the Journal Sentinel is bad
Fri, 9 Oct 2015 11:16:00 CDT - My first visit to the old Milwaukee Journal newsroom occurred when I was about age 5, when my grandfather, Raymond McBride, walked me into the newsroom. It's literally my first memory. Unfortunately, I don't see the big announcement Thursday that the national Gannett chain purchased the paper and its parent company as a good thing moving in the right direction.

Rapid Review: Brunch at Merriment Social
Fri, 9 Oct 2015 09:06:00 CDT - Looking for something a bit different for brunch? Try out Merriment Social. The fun, casual atmosphere is the perfect spot to sit back and relax with friends while trying great, creative house-made fare.

Vote for Milwaukee's best street food/food trucks!
Fri, 9 Oct 2015 07:12:00 CDT - This year, we're making some improvements to our "best of dining" poll. First, we'll roll out each of the voting categories one-by-one all month long, giving you a manageable way to zero in on your favorite categories and vote for your picks. Now, it's time to vote on Milwaukee's best street food/food trucks for 2015.

6 costly mistakes to avoid after a car accident
Fri, 9 Oct 2015 05:55:00 CDT - It's that time of year -- rushing to and from school, trying to be on time for dinner, music lessons, football practice and soccer games. Many of us have had minor fender benders and think nothing of it, but there are certain things you really should and should not do if you are involved in a car accident.

OnMilwaukee Weekend Preview: Oct. 9-11, 2015
Thu, 8 Oct 2015 19:06:00 CDT - The great Milwaukee weekend is here -- how are you going to spend it? You could close out the Milwaukee Film Festival, attend Oktoberfest, Wine & Dine or the Schlitz Audubon Fall Festival. Attend the MACC Fund game, Adler's Fall Comedy Night, Marquette Madness, or explore Fish and Feathers in Shorewood or the Milwaukee County Zoo for free. Listen to Nineteen Thirteen, Little Big Town, Seether, Criss Angel and more! All of these great options in this edition of the OnMilwaukee Weekend Preview.

Ex-offender training program urges employers to be "bigger than profits"
Thu, 8 Oct 2015 16:26:00 CDT - According to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, Pro Trade Job Development - a training and job creation program for unemployed individuals and ex-offenders - recently announced the start of a push to secure commitments from 100 area companies to hire a total of 100 individuals in 2016 who have graduated from the Pro Trade program.

Rapid Review: El Salvador Restaurant
Thu, 8 Oct 2015 15:03:00 CDT - Milwaukee is loaded with Mexican restaurants, but El Salvador Restaurant is the city's only Salvadoran eatery and quite possibly, the easiest place in town to locate because it's directly across the street from the massive and opulent Basilica of St. Josaphat. We stopped in this week and were very pleased with the food, service and vibe.

Packers still trying to find "Jordy package" without Nelson
Thu, 8 Oct 2015 13:06:00 CDT - Long passing plays from Aaron Rodgers to Jordy Nelson were a common occurrence in recent years. Nelson's absence hasn't stopped Rodgers from having a great season, but it has meant less downfield success for the Green Bay Packers. And while the 4-0 record is ultimately what's important for Rodgers, there are still adjustments that need to be made as Green Bay learns how to thrive offensively without Nelson.

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.

Hawthorne Cafe, barbeque restaurant both coming soon to south side space
Thu, 8 Oct 2015 11:27:00 CDT - A new South Side cafe will serve high end coffee in the morning and barbecue in the afternoons and evenings.

8 Questions with Milwaukee foodie Carlo Davila
Thu, 8 Oct 2015 11:02:00 CDT - Carlo Davila is a detective by day and a serious food enthusiast by night.

9 long-gone drive-ins, actor hangouts and Mafia restaurants
Thu, 8 Oct 2015 09:03:00 CDT - Back when I was a millennial, well before the millennium, dining out was not nearly the adventure it is now. There are so many more options now, so much food that is healthier, such a variety of cost points and so many different ethnic offerings that it sometimes makes it difficult to consider where you want to eat. But half a century ago, when I was but a callow youth, there were places where I was part of the devoted following. Here are nine of those places.