Packers decimate Panthers to win fourth straight
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:05:00 CDT - The Green Bay Packers blew out the Carolina Panthers 38-17 Sunday afternoon at Lambeau Field, scoring four first half touchdowns. The Packers, who have now won four straight, executed from the very beginning of the game and buried the visitors quickly.
"Spencers: Theatre of Illusion" levitates the stereotypical magic show
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:05:00 CDT - Kevin Spencer is well aware of the backlash that can happen from calling oneself a magician or an illusionist. Spencer - along with his wife, Linda - will bring "Spencers: Theatre of Illusion" to the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, on Saturday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. The show is a mix of theater, rock concert and magic.
Lai Lida Cookies heat up the local cookie industry
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:09:00 CDT - What started out as a hobby for Laron Taylor is now a demanding full time job. His small business, Lai Lida Cookies, is doing better than ever and Taylor says he will soon offer bake-at-home cookie dough, too.
Social Circle: Did Buca di Beppo "jump the shark?"
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 05:08:00 CDT - In recent years, the Buca di Beppo buzz seems to have simmered down and so, OnMilwaukee.com checked in with the Social Circle for its thoughts on the restaurant. What are your thoughts on Buca?
A horrific tale of revenge
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:00:00 CDT - Aurelia Libo Lorenz was a doting aunt. In fact, her niece and nephew, Vivian and Milton Libo, ages five and four, were the only bright spots in the increasingly unhappy life of the 31-year-old divorcee who lived with them.
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.
2014 Halloween tours and hotels guide
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 11:07:00 CDT - When you're tired of all the pumpkin carving and candy consumption, there are ways to be spooked in a way that doesn't require any costumed actors or terrifying sets. Venture out and learn about dark history and haunted locations. Or better yet, stay overnight in a Milwaukee hotel that is visited by its founder ... if you're brave enough, that is.
Cave of the Mounds is a Wisconsin wonder
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 09:06:00 CDT - It seems to always happen in a farm field. A kid sees the mother of God, a white buffalo is born, an astonishing cave full of prehistoric paintings is accidentally uncovered. That's where Wisconsin and the world stumbled upon one of the state's most stunning natural attractions, Cave of the Mounds, too, in 1939.
Contreras marches the Dia de los Muertos parade into Milwaukee
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 05:27:00 CDT - This year marks the fifth anniversary of Milwaukee's Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) parade and celebration, which takes place Saturday, Nov. 1 from noon to 5 p.m. in Walker Square Park. Milwaukee's Celeste Contreras has organized the parade since its inception in 2010 and OnMilwaukee.com recently checked in with Contreras to find out more.
2014 Haunted House guide
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:15:00 CDT - If you're looking for a good way to get your blood pumping this Halloween, a visit to any of these area haunted houses should do the trick. Combining rooms of terror, corn mazes and spooky hikes, local businesses, organizations and schools set out to scare you senseless.
Leno returns to TV with CNBC car series
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:09:00 CDT - Jay Leno will return to television hosting a new primetime show for CNBC. Based on his ongoing web series, the tentatively titled "Jay Leno's Garage" will start sometime early next year.
Curly's Pub in Lambeau Field is a disappearing dining treat
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:06:00 CDT - Much has changed over the years at Lambeau Field, but a constant was Curly's Pub. Well, after 2014, a new restaurant will be in a new location within Lambeau Field, so we decided to give the longtime Green Bay staple a last look.
Sustainable seafood presents opportunities, challenges for area restaurants
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:02:00 CDT - Look around, and you're likely to find "sustainable" seafood just about everywhere. But, what are some of the issues with sustainable sourcing, and what can you do to help local restaurants to make positive changes to their menus?
7 questions for musician Karl Paloucek
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:04:00 CDT - This week, Karl Paloucek is one of a number of Milwaukee musicians taking part in Betty Blexrud-Strigens' Patti Smith tribute -- "Smith Uncovered" -- at Alverno College on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 8 p.m. He's also riding high after the release of his second record, "Sail," recorded over 20 years and issued by Brew City's Latest Flame imprint. As he preps his contribution to "Smith Uncovered," we asked Paloucek about "Sail" and what comes next.
2014 Halloween guide
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:19:00 CDT - Halloween is just around the corner, and there are almost too many spooktacular events in the Milwaukee area from which to choose. Whether you like haunted houses, walking tours, corn mazes or costume parties, here's where you'll find your guide to 2014's scary-good times!
#WeWant BrushEgg, The Voice, shirts, wine and more
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:01:00 CDT - Get those makeup brushes clean with this handy little silicone tool. Wear a dress shirt that not only looks but feels amazing! These and more in this edition of the OnMilwaukee.com #WeWant!
Lacy making better business decisions
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:04:00 CDT - Eddie Lacy has not had the type of start to 2014 that he would have liked, with only one, 100-yard effort to his name thus far. But, he hopes that the change he made two weeks ago in Minnesota carries over the rest of the way.