Harsh truth on campus: Wisconsin isn't immune from nationwide crisis
Sat, 28 Nov 2015 14:16:00 CDT - There's endless data and statistics that tell the story of what it's like to be an African-American student at a predominantly white college. Those numbers across the nation paint a dismal picture - and according to a Madison365 report, Wisconsin is not immune.
County Senior Nutrition Program serves up more than just food
Sat, 28 Nov 2015 11:16:00 CDT - Accoridng to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, Milwaukee County's Senior Nutrition Program serves an estimated 250,000 meals - in addition to delivering 342,000 meals to homebound seniors - and much more.
"Love Stories" shines bright under the lights at Chamber Theatre
Sat, 28 Nov 2015 09:36:00 CDT - Put the credit card away. Close down Amazon. Get out of line at Walmart. Let the leftover turkey sit for another night. Grab your coat, get your hat and hurry down your doorstep to Milwaukee Chamber Theatre to see "Love Stories."
Rapid review: Lunch at Liquid Johnny's
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 15:06:00 CDT - On a recent Friday afternoon, we stopped in for lunch at Liquid Johnny's in West Allis. No, we did not have a "liquid lunch," despite the name of the bar and restaurant, but we certainly thought about it.
5 biggest takeaways from the Packers' 17-13 loss to the Bears
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 13:02:00 CDT - Apparently Green Bay's bounce-back game in Minnesota was nothing more than an aberration in an otherwise abysmal month of football. Here are the five biggest takeaways from the Packers' 17-13 loss to the Bears.
The Sweet Life: Kohler chocolatier Anette Righi DeFendi
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 11:02:00 CDT - Anette Righi DeFendi, who started out with a career in journalism, traveled a long road to becoming a chocolatier. But, a love for baking and an encouraging sister eventually led her down the path to chocolate.
Walk hard: 108 years ago, the sport of pedestrianism arrived in Milwaukee
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 09:26:00 CDT - One hundred eight years ago, a 69-year-old man walked from Portland, Maine to Chicago. A week later, Weston arrived in Milwaukee for a walking contest with political implications that overshadowed its competitive ones.
OnMilwaukee Thanksgiving Weekend Preview: Nov. 27-29, 2015
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 05:30:00 CDT - Thanksgiving weekend is a big one. You'll be able to shop till you drop on Black Friday, sample a bunch of different beers at the Harley Davidson Museum and see the massive whale light up at the MPM. See these and more in this edition!
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.
Black Friday brawls suck the holiday spirit from shopping
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:20:00 CDT - The Black Friday shopping experience is a big, mixed bag of savings and safety issues. Milwaukee's Melanie Rice and Bryan Zysk know this first-hand. One even suffered a broken foot in a brawl over a DVD player.
Thankful 4 Favre: The best Brett memories
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:23:00 CDT - Brett Favre's retired No. 4 jersey will be unveiled during the Packers' game against the Bears on Thursday night at Lambeau Field. In honor of the occasion, here are our favorite Favre memories.
2015 Christmas tree buying guide
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:06:00 CDT - If 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.
Begel's top four reasons for giving special thanks on this special holiday
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 13:03:00 CDT - Sometimes a day like Thanksgiving can be a little confusing.Do you give thanks for your new job or your new car or your new girlfriend? Dave Begel has four very special reasons to give thanks.
Giving thanks: Milwaukee chefs express their gratitude
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 11:01:00 CDT - Thanksgiving is a time to take stock of the things that enhance our lives on a regular basis. In the spirit of the season I asked a number of chefs what they were thankful for, and here's what they told me.
Cranberries: Wisconsin's contribution to the Thanksgiving table
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 09:03:00 CDT - Today, as you watch that ribbed cylinder of canned cranberry sauce do its little dance in the serving dish or - if you're lucky enough - eat a delicious homemade cranberry dish, consider that the lovely little gem is an important Wisconsin crop. Here are some facts - informative, healthful and fun - from the Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association.