Journal makes newspaper, broadcast deal with E.W. Scripps Company
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:47:00 CDT - Journal Communications will become Journal Media Group and operate print operations for 14 markets with the headquarters in Milwaukee. WTMJ-TV Ch. 4, WTMJ-AM 620 and WLWK-FM 94.5 will merge into E.W. Scripps Company based in Cincinnati.
Anne State signs off at WITI-TV Fox 6
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:06:00 CDT - "It's bittersweet," said WITI-TV Fox 6 anchor Anne State, as she made preparations for a move. Her last day in Milwaukee is July 31.
Morel opens in Walker's Point
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:03:00 CDT - Morel, a restaurant we previewed in June and one of Walker's Point's most anticipated new venues, debuted its contemporary American menu this past week at 430 S. 2nd St.
Price is right: Brewers should go all-in on Rays ace
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:01:00 CDT - The Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline is about a day away, and (so far) the Milwaukee Brewers haven't been active. But, there are rumors, and one centers around former Cy Young winner David Price of the Tampa Bay Rays. If he can be had, the Brewers should go all-in on the ace.
The Rock's "Hercules" is a big ol' beefy slab of B-movie fun
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:26:00 CDT - "Hercules" not only bounds over the previously set bar but easily stands on its own right as surprisingly solid B-movie entertainment, a sort of sword-and-sandals variation of the John Wayne classic "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" that cleverly hints at subverting and deconstructing its titular legend and the process of mythmaking. It's also a movie in which The Rock throws a horse.
100 things (give or take) Paul Ryan could have proposed to help end poverty but
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:02:00 CDT - Last week, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Janesville) set forth another in his continuing series (like Harry Potter, but with more magical thinking) of budget committee plans designed to "help" the poor. I'd like to offer 100 things Paul Ryan could have proposed in this most recent version but didn't that might actually help the poor.
Featured bartender: Little Whiskey Bar's Samantha Schreier
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:07:00 CDT - OnMilwaukee.com recently stopped into Little Whiskey Bar, 309 W. National Ave., and talked to Samantha Schreier about Milwaukee, shopping at Woodman's, dinosaurs and more.
Thrown into the fire, Nelson looks to keep cool
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:03:00 CDT - Jimmy Nelson got a taste of the major leagues last summer when he was called up by the Milwaukee Brewers in September. This year, the right-hander was called up before the all-star break to provide a spark in the rotation for a first-place team in a division race. Needless the say, the pressure is a little different. Nelson, however, is trying to stay cool.
New database brings World War I home to Milwaukee
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:02:00 CDT - An extensive new database went live this week -- the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I -- at the Milwaukee Public Library's website that will be a boon to genealogists, historians and other researchers.
Minimalist map circles around Milwaukee neighborhoods
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:02:00 CDT - There are a variety of ways you can map Milwaukee. Last year, someone imagined how a Milwaukee subway map might look. More recently, the city was charted judgmentally. But beginning this week, you'll be able to buy letterpress-printed copies of Archie Archambault's minimalist map of Milwaukee neighborhoods at Broadway Paper and on Etsy.
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.
8 top Milwaukee area golf courses that won't break your bank
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:32:00 CDT - You shouldn't have to drive half a day to play golf. You shouldn't have to take out a loan. You shouldn't have to lose an entire day of your life. With those thoughts in mind I've compiled a list of fun and challenging golf courses within a one hour drive from Milwaukee where you can play a course that demands some skill, provides some challenge and lets you walk away with enough money to take your wife out to lunch.
Top 5 TV moments from Comic-Con
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:03:00 CDT - Culling from all of the headlines, sidebar stories and features the collective news outlets produced, here are the Top 5 TV moments from the San Diego Comic-Con.
Will the Brewers make a deadline splash?
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:07:00 CDT - A 20-7 start to the year showed Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin and manager Ron Roenicke how good this current team can be, but with a little under four days away from the non-waiver trade deadline, are they certain how good they will be as the team makes a playoff push?
Walker's Point gearing up for Foodie Week
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:05:00 CDT - Walker's Point Foodie Week will celebrate food and dining destinations in one of Milwaukee's hottest neighborhoods.
Ruby Tap celebrates two years and new location
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:02:00 CDT - Ruby Tap opened in Wauwatosa in August 2012 to the delight of West Side wine lovers. And these days, the shop has plenty to celebrate.
Set, songs and supernatural spectacle do the heavy lifting in "Phantom"
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:26:00 CDT - The haunting music and beauty of "The Phantom of the Opera" - now playing at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts - can still summon shivers, even right in the middle of the dog days of summer.
Stone Creek to open at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:35:00 CDT - Potawatomi Hotel & Casino announced late last week that it has entered into an exclusive partnership with Stone Creek Coffee at its new hotel.