Why is this video not getting more Milwaukee media attention?
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:06:00 CDT - Two people brazenly and brutally stomp and beat a woman outside a north side Milwaukee gas station while other people watch. Then, a video of it turns up online. Yet, if you Google the video, you discover that this story is getting a lot of national media attention on various websites - and almost none locally.
8 shots of South Shore Terrace beer garden
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:03:00 CDT - Recently, South Shore Terrace - an outdoor drinking and snacking space attached to South Shore Park's pavilion - joined the seemingly-and-hopefully-ever-growing collection of Milwaukee beer gardens.
5 things to watch in the Packers' preseason game versus the Eagles
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:06:00 CDT - Exhibition games (or "meaningless games," in Aaron Rodgers' words) can't go much worse for the Green Bay Packers than their last one did. Jordy Nelson suffered a season-ending knee injury, and just about every phase of the game became sloppy after that. With two down and two to go, here are five things to watch in the Packers' upcoming preseason game against the Eagles Saturday night at Lambeau Field.
8 Food Questions for
Milwaukee Foodie Rick Rodriguez
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:56:00 CDT - Milwaukee is filled with amazing people. And some of those people are wild about food. Take Rick Rodriguez, for example. He's a food lover whose reviews on Yelp have gained him a reputation among chefs and eaters alike.
6 ways to fight back the end of summer
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:03:00 CDT - Despite the fact that school is about to start for most kids in Milwaukee, you don't have to say goodbye to summer quite yet. After all, as OnMilwaukee.com's Molly Snyder likes to say, September is the new summer in Milwaukee. Here are a few ways you can hang on to the sunshine just a little while longer in Brew City.
OnMilwaukee Weekend Preview: Aug. 28-30, 2015
Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:09:00 CDT - The great Milwaukee weekend is upon us -- how are you going to spend it? You could toast 30 years of Sprecher Brewing, take in Fish Fry & A Flick, take a artful bike ride and more! Listen to Altered Five Blues Band, Alejandra Guzman, Chris Janson or punk band X. Check out Ciclovia, Malibu Open, the SURG block party or Fromm's PetFest. All of these great ideas and more await you in this edition of the OnMilwaukee.com Weekend Preview -- brought to you by Potawatomi Hotel + Casino.
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.
Operation documentary aims to keep game inventor's story buzzing
Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:16:00 CDT - Growing up, the Bay View-based toy maker Peggy Brown has plenty of memories of the classic board game Operation - and her family didn't even own it. Decades later, Brown - along with her friend and fellow toy maker Tim Walsh - are trying to give something back to the man whose legendarily buzz-worthy game gave them so many fun times and fond memories over the years with the documentary "Buzz Heard 'Round the World."
#WeWant: back to school edition
Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:01:00 CDT - #WeWant all kinds of things in life. Here are just a few that we can't resist this week for "back to school!"
5 crucial differences between Donald Trump and Scott Walker
Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:16:00 CDT - With Donald Trump monopolizing the airwaves with his amazing campaign, it's important to recognize that our very own governor is also in this race. It is also important to note that there are significant differences between these two candidates.
The departure of haute dogs: What to expect from the new menu at Black Sheep
Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:57:00 CDT - I've been anxiously waiting for the day when the haute dogs -- an option which comprised the bulk of the former Black Sheep menu -- would be replaced by a menu more befitting of the space. I'm pleased to say that the day has arrived.
Hangman Radio haunts the airwaves with new takes on old Milwaukee tales
Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:26:00 CDT - Considering its reputation as Milwaukee's haunted bar, Shaker's Cigar Bar, located at 422 S. 2nd St., certainly knows a thing or two about old stories coming to life. After giving plenty of historical tours through the years and guiding eager guests to some of the city's ghosts, bar owner Bob Weiss and marketing director Amanda Morden are hoping they've found a new way to resurrect some of Milwaukee's old tales of yore: Hangman Radio.
Milwaukee duo hopes Kickstarter can get them to "Shangri-L.A."
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:26:00 CDT - Now, with their Internet comedy series "Shangri-L.A.," Milwaukee-grown filmmakers Drew Rosas and Nick Sommer ("Billy Club," "Pester") are the latest to go in search of the worldly utopia. Well, kind of, as the search for dreams brings them to the very real city of Los Angeles - and to Kickstarter to help finish the 11 episode production.
Three South Side high schools call rebuilt South Stadium home
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:16:00 CDT - As the Bradley Tech Trojans and the South Division Cardinals lined up along the sidelines for the first game of the season Thursday evening, the atmosphere felt more like a contest that could air on ESPN than a high school football matchup. As Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports, it was the first football game ever played in the newly reconstructed South Stadium at 971 Windlake Ave.
Rapid Review: Meraki
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:02:00 CDT - The name might be Greek, but Meraki serves up world inspired fare from a variety of countries.
Contest: Milwaukee's "golden" arches
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 09:02:00 CDT - We're teaming with Historic Milwaukee Inc. on a photo contest to find the best pictures of Milwaukee's finest arches - recognizable (like City Hall's, for example) or not. Post your images to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, using the hashtag #MKEarches and HMI executive director Stacy Swadish Kosmatka and I will select the best photo (according to us) on Friday, Sept. 4.