Milwaukee All-Star: Fondy Farmers Market's Jennifer Casey
Sun, 24 May 2015 05:11:00 CDT - Jennifer Casey is the director of communications and development at Fondy Farmers Market. She's passionate about slow food and community - specifically her chosen home of Milwaukee.
Milwaukee festival guide
Sat, 23 May 2015 13:04:00 CDT - A summer in Milwaukee isn't complete without attending a festival or two. Loaded with live music performances, tasty food from local venues, children's activities and refreshing beverages, this list of cultural, art, music and food festivals will guarantee some long days and nights of fun in Milwaukee's summer sun.
Skylight hits all the magical notes with Sondheim's "Into the Woods"
Sat, 23 May 2015 11:06:00 CDT - Stephen Sondheim's "Into the Woods" is a fitting final production for Skylight Music Theatre this season. The production is absolutely magical from start to finish.
Ramsey raps and rhymes in Racine
Sat, 23 May 2015 09:08:00 CDT - Nick Ramsey is the poet laureate of Racine. Yes, Racine has a poet laureate, and Ramsey was nominated and later appointed to the two-year position in October 2013. Ramsey will read from his new chapbook, "Rhymes & Rambles," on Saturday, May 30 at Wilson's Coffee & Tea in, aptly, Racine.
Free summer music series guide
Fri, 22 May 2015 16:05:00 CDT - Good news, music fans. You can spend your entire summer budget at Summerfest and still check out live music for free all summer long. Take your pick of jazz, rock and an array of local bands in between. Milwaukee's weekly concerts offer something for everyone. Grab some food, some friends and enjoy a free summer night with some great summer tunes.
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.
Announcing sweeps winners isn't easy
Fri, 22 May 2015 15:51:00 CDT - Numbers are what they are. They allow for a way to communicate a level of measurement of something. At its very core, mass media obsesses over the numbers related to everything.
WISN, WITI have a strong May
Fri, 22 May 2015 15:14:00 CDT - At 10 p.m., WISN and WITI both recorded a 6.3 rating for the half hour broadcast.
Top 3 urgent Packers needs
Fri, 22 May 2015 13:04:00 CDT - The Packers are one of the favorites to win the Super Bowl next year, but that doesn't mean they have a perfect team. As they get set to start their first OTA, here are the top three needs facing Coach Mike McCarthy
Get yourself a cuppa Carpo: Fresh beans delivered to your doorstep
Fri, 22 May 2015 11:03:00 CDT - Milwaukee gets more caffeinated with the launch of Carpo Coffee, Milwaukee's own subscription-based coffee service.
Urban Spelunking: West Allis Roosevelt Elementary
Fri, 22 May 2015 09:01:00 CDT - Back in 1996, some folks saw the closing of West Allis-West Milwaukee School District's Roosevelt School, 932 S. 60th St., as "inevitable" and that prediction came true later that year. Now, it seems that the demolition of the building might also be inevitable, though nothing has yet been officially decided.
OnMilwaukee.com Weekend Preview, Memorial Day, 2015
Thu, 21 May 2015 18:02:00 CDT - Happy Memorial Day Weekend, Milwaukee! Honor our Veterans at a number of great events this weekend such as the Honor Celebration Ride, the parade in Downtown Milwaukee or one of the services at local cemeteries. Take a venture Into the Woods, hear Beethoven's Fifth, or see Book of Mormon. Go listen to Booker T. Jones, Surfer Blood or The Heart Lands tour. Celebrate the Domes birthday, play glow golf, paddle a kayak and more!
New roads opening for women Harley riders
Thu, 21 May 2015 16:26:00 CDT - When Mike Morgan started working at Harley-Davidson and riding motorcycles way back in 2001, it was unusual to see women riders on the road, at rallies or just about anywhere. Today, any driver who looks out for motorcycles notices the dramatic increase in women riders.
#WeWant "Star Wars"
toaster, headphones, knife and more
Thu, 21 May 2015 15:01:00 CDT - What do a premier chef's knife, a "Star Wars" toaster and cookies all have in common? They are all in this edition of the OnMilwaukee.com #WeWant!
Mitchell airport boasts world's only "recombobulation area" signs
Thu, 21 May 2015 13:06:00 CDT - Anyone who's traveled from General Mitchell International Airport in the past few years has most likely noticed the "Recombobulation Area" signs that hang just beyond the security checkpoints. Is "recombobulation" even a word?
And then there was one: The search for Willie Bedford
Thu, 21 May 2015 11:06:00 CDT - On Tuesday night, there were three missing photos on the Wall of Faces list of Wisconsin fallen. But relatives of Carl Leslie Crowley and Rudolph Glenn Valenta have now provided photos that transform their names into something far more memorably human. Now that leaves Willie Bedford, the last man without a photo on the Defense Department's list of 1,161 service members from Wisconsin who died in Vietnam.
9 things that get more lip service than meaningful action in Milwaukee
Thu, 21 May 2015 09:03:00 CDT - We all know what lip service is. You say something but your actions don't back up the words. Here are 9 of the top things that get a lot of lip service, but not much else, in Milwaukee.