OnMilwaukee Weekend Preview: July 21-24, 2016
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 13:04:00 CDT - The great Milwaukee weekend is here - and so is your OnMilwaukee Weekend Preview. Hit up the Waukesha County Fair, head to a farmers market or take in a movie under the stars. Whatever you choose to do, make it a great weekend, Milwaukee!
19 thoughts that struck me while exploring Doctor's Park
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:56:00 CDT - In the name of enjoying summer and taking advantage of the expansive county park a mere half mile from her home, Laura Harvey decided to conduct an in-depth exploration of Doctor's Park so that all those who visit may enjoy it as much as she did.
Harambee woman turns tragic loss of baby into fight against infant mortality
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 09:06:00 CDT - Tonda Thompson could have easily turned inward three years ago when her newborn boy died in her arms hours after he was born. Instead, as Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports, she became an advocate in the fight for healthy birth outcomes among minorities.
The Packers want to host the NFL Draft, but could Green Bay accommodate it?
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:02:00 CDT - During the Packers' annual shareholders meeting at Lambeau Field on Thursday, team president Mark Murphy made some waves by revealing that Green Bay had applied to host the NFL Draft. But does the area have the hotel rooms to accommodate such a big event?
Black residents share stories of police misconduct, demand accountability
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:06:00 CDT - Black residents shared stories of police misconduct during a recent listening session on police-community relations convened by the Milwaukee County Office on African American Affairs (OAAA), Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Pizza by the slice guide
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:02:00 CDT - Although it's always been a New York thing to sell pizza by the slice, Milwaukee has picked up the trend. You can't buy them every other block, but there are quite of few places around Milwaukee that will help satisfy your pizza slice needs.
You pick: Which new Wisconsin State Fair foods should we try?
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:01:00 CDT - We'd like to interrupt the arterial recovery you've been experiencing since the close of Summerfest with a new addition of diet-busting treats from the Wisconsin State Fair. And you can help us decide which ones we should try and review during the Fair.
Kosciuszko Park offers South Side serenity
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 09:04:00 CDT - Every time we visit "Kosy" we wonder why we don't stop by more. It's peaceful, accessible and a great way to take a quick break from the city bustle and take in some serenity for five minutes, 10 minutes or more.
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.
Bay View dining guide
Sun, 4 Oct 2015 13:00:00 CDT - Bay View is a serious contender within Milwaukee's food scene. Whether you are looking for an option that is classic or something new and exciting, Bay View has it.
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, 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.
Frozen custard guide
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 19:06:00 CDT - It may be Brew City, but custard is no small matter in Milwaukee, where everyone has his or her own favorite custard stand. This, of course, may go a long way toward explaining our waistlines. But hey, what's the point of livin' if you can't go a-lickin' custard every now and again.
Popular musician poised to open jazz club in Walker's Point
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 20:50:00 CDT - Award-winning musician Evan Christian plans to open a Walker's Point jazz and acoustic live music boutique called Gibraltar in the former Felipe's Place, 538 W. National Ave.
Season two of "Mr. Robot" continues to throw the audience for a loop
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:01:00 CDT - USA's "Mr. Robot" has a genius way of telling its overall story in increments, revealing just the right flashback at the perfect time. In the case of episode two, it all comes back to one place: the fsociety arcade.
For first time, Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame to accept online fan nominations
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 17:03:00 CDT - The Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame, home to 137 of the state's greatest sports icons including Hank Aaron, Vince Lombardi and Oscar Robertson, is now for the first time in its 66-year history accepting online fan nominations for future Hall of Fame classes.
Bostyx fuses two classic rock bands into Festa Italiana
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 15:06:00 CDT - Boston and Styx may not be the first things that come to mind when you think of Italian culture and heritage. But what Bostyx lacks in Italian cred, they hope to make up for in rocking classic tunes at their Festa Italiana set this weekend.