Gene Wilder, one of film's funniest men, dies at 83
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 17:06:00 CDT - Regardless of one's taste in comedy, it's hard to imagine someone not having a place in their laugh-loving heart for Gene Wilder, the Milwaukee-born comedy legend and big screen star who sadly passed away today at the age of 83.
What you must try at the inaugural Big Gig BBQ
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:07:00 CDT - From smoky ribs to savory brisket, barbeque lovers are sure to find a favorite among the offerings from ten barbeque vendors at the Big Gig BBQ on Sept. 4. But, with so many options, which ones should you be sure to try? We asked the vendors.
What's coming and going from Netflix in September
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:06:00 CDT - The common complaint is that Netflix's movie collection isn't what it used to be. But with September serving as the start of the streaming company's new deal with Disney, we may have to hush about its failure to get good new big releases
MPS ProStart culinary program serves up bright new options for students
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 11:01:00 CDT - The new ProStart program aims to engage students in the culinary arts while providing tools to jumpstart their careers in the growing food industry. And it could be one of the most exciting things to happen to Milwaukee's culinary scene so far.
Chasing Paper rolls out new wallpaper concept, connects Milwaukee to New York
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 09:06:00 CDT - Wallpaper is remembered as a pain to hang - and even worse to remove - with patterns like bold geometric designs, raised velvet paisleys or orange and brown flowers. Elizabeth Rees, a Whitefish Bay native living in New York City, created removable wallpaper that is none of the above.
#WeWant: boozy edition
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 19:01:00 CDT - This edition of the OnMilwaukee #WeWant includes some of our favorite boozy picks. Bottoms up!
Milwaukee brunch guide
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 10:01:00 CDT - The weekly grind hardly allows time for a.m. bacon, eggs and hash browns, and if there is time to whip 'em up, they're usually scarfed down fast. That's why weekend brunches are such a relaxing treat. Check out our list of the local Sunday morning hot spots and take some time to savor simple and elaborate breakfast treats.
Curfew leaves Sherman Park youth with "nowhere to go"
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:06:00 CDT - Nearly two weeks after demonstrations and violence swept through the Sherman Park neighborhood, a 6 p.m. curfew remains for the park, imposed by the Milwaukee County Sheriff on Aug. 16, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
2016 farmers markets guide
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 09:21:00 CDT - There's nothing better than a summer farmers market in Wisconsin. It's a chance for our local growers to show off their goods! Throw in live music, crafts, fresh flowers and clean summer air, and you've got yourself a homegrown good time.
Talking with T.J. Miller about "Deadpool," Spielberg and why he loves Appleton
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:26:00 CDT - OnMilwaukee caught up with comedian and "Silicon Valley" star T.J. Miller - while he was in a cornfield, natch - before his upcoming Milwaukee set to chat about working with Steven Spielberg, dying painfully (in movies) and why he loves Appleton.
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.
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.
Teens produce new online magazine highlighting young people of color
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:06:00 CDT - Seventeen young adults participating in Urban Underground's Earn & Learn summer project went from brainstorming ideas to celebrating the launch of an online youth magazine - called Youth Rise Magazine - in just eight weeks, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Pastiche prepares for Downtown location opening on Sept. 1
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:26:00 CDT - The window signs are up, and Chefs Michael Engel and Rachael Karr are preparing for a Sept. 1 opening of the new Downtown location of Pastiche in the Hotel Metro, featuring a dinner menu modeled after its former Bay View location's offerings.
Bucks, Froedtert announce two new Downtown health-oriented facilities
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:16:00 CDT - This morning, the Bucks and Froedtert & MCW announced they will develop two new health-oriented facilities in Downtown Milwaukee: a new practice and training facility, as well as medical office building and health center for the near North Side.
3 dishes: Irie Zulu's Yollande Deacon
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:01:00 CDT - In this series, we ask chefs around the city to describe their restaurants in their own words and recommend three dishes that embody the best of what they have to offer. In this edition, we talk with Chef Yollande Deacon of Irie Zulu in East Tosa.