"Green Blah" documents Green Bay's punk scene
Sun, 2 Aug 2015 09:05:00 CDT - Chris Pretti and Jim Baker - along with Cole Quamma, Dan Boville and Max Hay - are now in the process of completing a documentary about the Green Bay punk scene entitled "Green Blah: the History of Green Bay Punk Rock." OnMilwaukee.com recently chatted with Pretti about the film, the Green Bay punk scene and its connections to the Packers.
Milwaukee All-Star: Social media guru and Humane Society volunteer Dustin Zick
Sun, 2 Aug 2015 05:18:00 CDT - Dustin Zick is the social media manager for Marcus Hotel and Resorts in Milwaukee. "I basically post to Facebook and Tweet all day," jokes Zick. He's also a dedicated dog owner and a strong supporter of the Wisconsin Humane Society.
"The Wolfpack" captures a fascinating burning fuse of family, fear and film
Sat, 1 Aug 2015 13:56:00 CDT - Like a real-life version of the 2010 Greek film "Dogtooth," six boys and their little sister weren't allowed to leave their drab New York City apartment for almost all of their young lives thanks to their parents' rules. First-time director Crystal Moselle certainly stumbles onto a fascinating story for her doc "The Wolfpack," and she doesn't waste it either, absorbing the viewer into a bizarre and often unsettling psychological experiment playing out right in reality.
Seeking a unified approach to regional transportation in Milwaukee
Sat, 1 Aug 2015 10:01:00 CDT - Our region needs to take action on regional transit. It is up to the elected and civic officials to come together and move ahead for the good of the region. If our regional leaders are really interested in economic development, they must actively work to form an entity that manages and operates our transportation assets and capabilities.
Bay View Bowl strikes 90 years in business
Sat, 1 Aug 2015 05:20:00 CDT - To celebrate nine decades of business, Bay View Bowl will host an anniversary party on Saturday, Aug. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with, aptly, 90-cent bowling, 90-cent shoe rental and 90-cent hotdogs.
Trade deadline mostly a success for Brewers
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:36:00 CDT - When the week began, the Milwaukee Brewers had a losing team and a below-average farm system. As the trade deadline expired Friday afternoon, the Brewers succeeded in improving the future of the franchise at the expense of even more losses this season. But that was exactly what needed to happen.
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 Allis date night guide
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:04:00 CDT - Looking for ideas for your next date night? Call a babysitter and make the journey to 'Stallis to try some of these awesome date night locales!
6 Milwaukeeans who are especially missed
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:04:00 CDT - There are so many people who, during their lifetimes, contributed to make Milwaukee the fantastic city it is today. Here are six of those individuals.
Amilinda: A love story
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:02:00 CDT - There's a story to be told among the bricks and tiles of the building on Wisconsin Avenue which has become home to Milwaukee's favorite pop-up restaurant, Amilinda.
Boozy Bard brings drunk dramas to Best Place
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:05:00 CDT - Last year, Jeremy Eineichner started a theater group called Boozy Bard, an ever-changing collection of actors who get together monthly to perform a Shakespeare play at Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery, 901 W. Juneau Ave. "We're doing Shakespeare the way it was meant to be done: Drunken and vastly unprepared," says Eineichner.
OnMilwaukee.com Weekend Preview, July 31-Aug. 2, 2015
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:01:00 CDT - The great Milwaukee weekend is here -- how are you going to spend it? You could attend the Urban Island Beach Party, the Ozaukee County Fair or Puerto Rican Festival. Listen to "The Tallest Man on Earth," jazz at the lake, Breadfest or Live at Peck Pavilion. Pedal your way with the "Polish Moon Ride," celebrate at Center Street Daze, attend a ice cream social or shop a Makers Market. All of these great ideas and more await you in this edition of the OnMilwaukee.com Weekend Preview!
From massage to manicures, more men seek spa services
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:26:00 CDT - There's no need to massage the statistics: men are hitting spas across the country - and right here in Milwaukee - in bigger numbers than ever before.
#WeWant: selfie stick, laptop shade and more
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:01:00 CDT - #WeWant all kinds of things in life. Here are just a few that we can't resist this week.
Wy'east Pizza is coming to Washington Heights
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 13:03:00 CDT - A Pacific Northwest-inspired pizza concept aims to revive a vacant space on Vliet Street and Hawley Road.
8 (great) reasons to visit The Brown Bottle
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:07:00 CDT - Where's The Brown Bottle, you ask? And why should you go there? Well, here are eight reasons to check it out.
5 questions we still must ask about the arena financing deal
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:04:00 CDT - Now that the state's biggest nest of vipers has put all the noise aside and passed the measure to provide $250 million of public funding for a new Downtown arena, attention turns to the next steps.