Shawarma House in Brookfield opens this week
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 12:18:00 CDT - West siders will soon be able to get their fix of Middle Eastern grilled delights like kebabs and shawarma thanks to the opening of a second location for Shawarma House. The restaurant, which opened in 2014 on Oakland Avenue will hold a grand opening this week.

Whiskey caramels & more on the docket for Becky's Blissful Bakery
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 11:01:00 CDT - New Kinnickinnic Whiskey caramels are just a small piece in a brand new puzzle being tackled by business owner Rebecca Scarberry, who has spent the past three years sorting through the challenges that come with growing a small business.

St. Nick's: a merry Milwaukee tradition
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 09:04:00 CDT - The observance of St. Nicholas Day - often just called "St. Nick's" - lands on the short list of primarily-in-Milwaukee occurrences like Bloody Mary chasers, candy raisins and the word "bubbler." It takes place tonight!

Pabst Theater Group, Alverno resurrect Uncovered concert events
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 05:00:00 CDT - This morning, the Pabst Theater Group and Alverno College announced the return of Uncovered, the music series born as a part of the now-retired Alverno Presents program, with two shows coming next year, dedicated to A Tribe Called Quest and Stevie Wonder.

The rambling, non-recap Packers game review: Week 13 vs. Texans
Sun, 4 Dec 2016 21:03:00 CDT - Here's everything you need to know, or just forgot, or missed because you were outside throwing snowballs around, like Brett Favre at Donald Driver - plus all kinds of other wacky whatnots, from the Green Bay Packers' 21-13 win over the Houston Texans at Lambeau Field on Sunday.

#WeWant: 100 Milwaukee gifts
Sun, 4 Dec 2016 19:01:00 CDT - Searching for the perfect Milwaukee gift for a dear friend or loved one? Buy local -- and buy often -- from this guide of 100 Milwaukee gifts.

#WeWant: 6 terrible Milwaukee gifts
Sun, 4 Dec 2016 13:01:00 CDT - Even though there are some very un-material Milwaukeeans out there, there are certain gifts that most of us would poo poo. It's not that these presents are completely offensive to all, it's just ... no.

In Tandem starts another riot with "Holiday Hell the Curse of Perry Williams"
Sun, 4 Dec 2016 10:25:00 CDT - The special time of Christmas is perfect for "A Christmas Carol" and "The Nutcracker" and glorious light displays in the park and music in the malls and families gathered around the fireplace. And then there is In Tandem.

East Side dining guide
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 17:01:00 CDT - For decades, the East Side has been home to some of Milwaukee's best restaurants, bars and shops and one of the social and cultural hubs of the city. The East Side offers an array of delectable and eclectic eats for everyone from humble college students to well-off professionals.

Rapid Review: Chic Cafe
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German folk duo Milky Chance owned their time at Summerfest
Thu, 7 Jul 2016 02:56:00 CDT - Milky Chance may be a fairly new group, but its sound is sure to resonate with people for a while. The duo gave us a taste of its particular magic at the U.S. Cellular Connection Stage at Summerfest Wednesday night.

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, takes a mathematical look at just how much has happened in our city since 1998.

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.

MPS students shine at 12th annual America Scores Milwaukee poetry slam
Sun, 4 Dec 2016 09:02:00 CDT - About 150 third- to fifth-graders from Milwaukee Public Schools took to the stage recently at Hayes Bilingual Elementary School to perform their poetry. The poetry slam lasted just under two hours. At the end, celebrity judges gave out awards.

Tales from the Road: An Uber ride for an escort
Sat, 3 Dec 2016 17:02:00 CDT - I got my first escort. Not the old Ford, but a woman who works as a professional escort.The call came to pick up a fare near the airport about 7:30 in the morning. I pulled up to the address and after waiting for about five minutes a woman named Lora came out.

Study: Milwaukee employers "vaguely aware" of challenges facing job-seekers
Sat, 3 Dec 2016 15:02:00 CDT - Milwaukee ranked poorly on a YWCA-commissioned assessment of employers' willingness to hire people with an irregular work history and limited "soft skills," such as showing up on time and getting along with supervisors.

Brand new "Christmas Carol" an exciting adventure for Clements and Rep
Sat, 3 Dec 2016 11:03:00 CDT - A brand spanking new production of "A Christmas Carol" floated into the Pabst Theater on the wings of a cast of hundreds, an actual snowfall and a Ghost of Christmas Past who melts into the floor right before our very eyes. It's a stunning production.

2016 Christmas tree buying guide
Sat, 3 Dec 2016 09:01:00 CDT - It's just not Christmas in your home without a fresh cut tree to wrap with lights and decorate with ornaments. Here's a list of places throughout Southeastern Wisconsin that can help you find the perfect tree.