The clock strikes "NOON" for Milwaukee rapper Jae Ace
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:36:00 CDT - When the clock read Noon today, it was time for hopefully the start of a big breakthrough for Milwaukee rapper Jae Ace. It was at that time when Ace's fittingly titled new album "NOON" was released on his website for free download.
NPR: A traditional media outlet that actually understands digital
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 15:04:00 CDT - National Public Radio is the only traditional media outlet to earn a LinkedIn business page honor in the digital world.
Lacy's lessons have helped Packers
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 13:08:00 CDT - The start of Eddie Lacy's career wasn't exactly picture-perfect. There was the fumble and benching in week one. There was the concussion in week two. But he's learned from those experiences to become a workhorse for the Green Bay Packers.
Shift switch: A role in "The Nutcracker," part one
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 11:08:00 CDT - Despite the fact she had never taken a ballet class in her life, OnMilwaukee.com's Molly Snyder could not resist the opportunity to play an extra in the Milwaukee Ballet's "The Nutcracker," especially once the marketing director assured her neither tutus nor dance skills were required.
Oak Creek's Beyond Eleven guitar shop plugs into the Third Ward
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 08:56:00 CDT - Guitar shops are quite literally on the move in Milwaukee these days. As Distinctive Guitar was getting ready to open in Bay View, a local guitar vendor that got its start on the internet was getting settled in new digs in the Third Ward. Beyond Eleven - which spent about two years in a location on Rawson Avenue in Oak Creek after founder Scott Hrdlicka launched it online in 2006 - has moved its bricks and mortar shop to 318 N. Milwaukee St., in the Third Ward.
Regrets. Dave's had a few in 2013
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 05:03:00 CDT - What we tend to do is look back at the things that we wished had gone differently, or not happened at all. Then we turn our attention to the new year and our hopes for what's to come. As the song says, "regrets, we've had a few." My top 10 (or bottom 10) things and people that were on the wrong side of the ledger with me during 2013.
Fantasy football week 15 picks
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 16:19:00 CDT - It's crunch time now. It's likely the semifinal week of your league's playoffs, and if you win, you're contending for the ultimate prize. We're here to help you reach the fantasy football Super Bowl.
Bastille breaks out big before FM 102.1 Big Snow Show
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 15:16:00 CDT - Thursday night, WLUM-FM 102.1 hosts its eighth Big Snow Show at The Rave. One band, Bastille, was booked before it had gotten international acclaim, and is enjoying its time in the limelight, with radio airtime and some love from Billboard.
Streaking Panthers head to Madison to face Badgers
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 13:11:00 CDT - The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers are off to the program's best start since the 2002-03 season thanks to impressive wins over quality non-conference opponents from the Missouri Valley and Southern conferences. But tonight they head to Madison to face Bo Ryan and his undefeated Badgers, the No. 4 team in the country.
Nine nifty nerdy foodie gifts
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 11:04:00 CDT - Distract those hard-to-buy-for food nerds with uber clever gift items that are both functional and funky at the same time.
100 things to do during a Milwaukee winter
Fri, 29 Nov 2013 16:05:00 CDT - With flakes in the forecast, you may be dreading another wicked Wisconsin winter. Have no fear. From braving the blustery outdoors to layering up the long johns and curling up by the fire, we've got the goods to make the most of a Milwaukee winter.
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.
Midwest rap collective Doomtree shares its crazy year with the fans
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 09:16:00 CDT - OnMilwaukee caught up with Doomtree's Aaron Mader, more commonly known as Lazerbeak, to talk about the documentary "Team the Best Team," the struggles of being on the road and how Wisconsin plays a part in the collective's creative process.
2013 picks: Molly Snyder
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 05:13:00 CDT - It's hard to believe 2013 is almost over, and looking back, it wasn't Molly's favorite year of all time, but it certainly contained some fine entertainment moments.
WSSP's "Chuck and Wickett" break records with toy drop
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 15:14:00 CDT - Mike Wickett, co-host of "Chuck and Wickett" weekday mornings on WSSP-AM 1250, said last week's toy drop and cash drive set a record with donations of more than $82,000 for the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.
Thornburg hopes strong finish leads to starts in 2014
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 13:10:00 CDT - After a rough start to 2013, which included a couple of trips from Milwaukee back to the minor leagues, Tyler Thornburg admitted he lost focus. He regained it at the end of the year to make seven excellent starts, and he hopes that has earned him a shot at the 2014 Brewers rotation.
Jo's Cafe keeps the sunny side up
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 11:03:00 CDT - Once again, Milwaukee was recently ranked as the overall most segregated metropolitan area in the United States. This is something most of us would like to see change, and one way to do this is to recognize and support the truly diverse establishments in the city. Jo's Cafe, 3518 W. Silver Spring Dr., is one of these places.