"Arrow" brings "Superman" world to the small screen
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 15:11:00 CDT - As the DC Universe gets another look with Superman's "Man of Steel" in theaters now, we should mention the comic book company's offerings on the small screen.
Drew will define roles quickly for Bucks
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 13:08:00 CDT - The roster will continue to take shape over the next couple weeks for the Milwaukee Bucks, but no matter which players fill it out, new coach Larry Drew says he will define each player's role to ensure success.
"30 Americans" balances nuanced and provocative
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 11:02:00 CDT - As part of its all-year celebration of American art, MAM opened "30 Americans," a survey of African-American contemporary art drawn from the Rubell Family Collection. The show has a wide variety of work, from the nuanced to the impactful.
Five reasons why "World War Z" is guaranteed to flop
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 09:03:00 CDT - Even if the movie is good enough to bring an captivated tear to George A. Romero's eye, the odds are very much against "World War Z." Here are the five main reasons why this upcoming zombie spectacular is almost guaranteed to be a pain in the neck for Pitt and company by the end of the weekend.
Woods lacks the right stuff to be a hero
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 05:10:00 CDT - If it wasn't for television I might still think that Tiger Woods is a hero. Instead, after watching yet another in a long line of protected, robotic, distant, unresponsive, unfriendly displays, I have come to the conclusion, at long last, that this guy is about the furthest thing you can get from being a hero.
For SHARP students, learning is bee-utiful
Mon, 17 Jun 2013 16:33:00 CDT - The latest SHARP Literacy We Love to Learn book, entitled, "A Busy Bee: The Story of Bella the Honey Bee," landed the students' artwork in the Milwaukee Art Museum. Students from 13 schools joined forces to create 500 images depicting scenes from the book, which were then appliqued to four quilts now on display at the Milwaukee Art Museum.
Journal's Right Wisconsin unveils awards for conservative women
Mon, 17 Jun 2013 15:08:00 CDT - Late last week, Journal Communications' RightWisconsin.com teamed up with Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch to announce the Margaret Thatcher Award and accompanying Right Women Awards.
Summerfest: June 26-30, July 2-7
Mon, 17 Jun 2013 13:01:00 CDT - Summerfest celebrates its 45th anniversary this summer and 43rd along the 75-acre lakefront grounds and the 11-day festival has once again lined up a diverse lineup across its 11 stages to celebrate the summer.
The Weekly Nibble: Get stinky at Braise Garlic Fest
Mon, 17 Jun 2013 11:04:00 CDT - Get the low-down on Braise Garlic Fest, the Fondy SOULbration, a new summer menu at Tess and a garden event with author Jane Hamilton.
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.
Summerfest on a stick
Sat, 18 Jun 2011 05:16:00 CDT - No one can deny that State Fair is THE food stick festival. But just because Summerfest boasts dozens and dozens of national bands on its many stages each year, doesn't mean that it isn't keeping an eye on stick trends in outdoor festival dining.
Longtime server reflects on the iconic Coffee Trader
Mon, 17 Jun 2013 09:03:00 CDT - Even though the Coffee Trader was notorious for slow service and mediocre food, people returned again and again. Many stayed for hours at a time. The restaurant / bar and bakery was also known for a steady turnover of employees, with the exception of Mary Beatty.
What's your fest?
Sun, 16 Jun 2013 11:03:00 CDT - There are quite literally dozens of festivals during the great Milwaukee summer. No one can really get to them all. So, it's natural that everyone has favorites and a few blind spots, too.
Find My Spot puts finger on the pulse of local renting options
Sun, 16 Jun 2013 09:05:00 CDT - In March, Heather Johnston launched Find My Spot, an online service that helps relocating-for-work people land in the right Milwaukee apartment and neighborhood. And yes, she's aware of the hint of sass in the name.
Social Circle: What's your dream car?
Sun, 16 Jun 2013 05:26:00 CDT - The weather is finally convertible friendly, which got us thinking about dream cars. What's your dream machine, Milwaukee?
Historic preservation is easier than you think
Sat, 15 Jun 2013 13:01:00 CDT - Milwaukee historic preservation advocate Dawn McCarthy explains the economic and environmental benefits of preserving our past.
OnMilwaukee.com Recommends: June 15, 2013
Sat, 15 Jun 2013 11:01:00 CDT - If you've got a craving - whether it be for Polish food, popcorn, the smell of mountains or just something to give Dad this Father's Day - we've got your guide right here with this week's edition of OnMilwaukee.com recommends.
Badgerland Striders set the pace for new track in the Pettit National Ice Center
Sat, 15 Jun 2013 09:06:00 CDT - Propelled by a $90,000 contribution from the Badgerland Striders, the marathon of replacing the running track in the Pettit National Ice Center has reached the finish line. Workers from Spec Athletics began installing the new Kombi rubber surface earlier this week and will complete the job around June 23.
Do the Dells from the top of a tree
Sat, 15 Jun 2013 05:13:00 CDT - When choosing lodging at a Wisconsin Dells' water park, people usually make decisions like whether or not they want a room or a suite. But recently, when planning our trip to Mt. Olympus, we picked ... wait for it ... a tree house.