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Feb. 16, 2008
| Choosing a good wine?
OK - I have to admit, I couldn't take the Wisconsin winter anymore, so I ran away to Arizona this last weekend for some sun... and to enjoy some wine. In Ariziona? YES. I packed my carry-on and my last three issues of Wine Spectator. As I sat in the sun by the pool, I scoured...
Posted by David.Todd at 9:33 a.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Bars & Clubs
Feb. 15, 2008
| The issue is...
The following is the unedited version of my advisory hit in last Sunday's crossroads section:Like James Carville once said, “It’s the economy, stupid.” We’re not in a recession yet, but sharp, sudden cuts in interest rates are never signs of a flourishing marketplace. Pr...
Posted by mz80 at 7:36 p.m. | Talkbacks
| NBA-Style Yard Sale
It is said that the difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake. Making mistakes is what the Milwaukee Bucks have consistently done year and year out, and it is time to end the mediocrity. It is time to clean house,...
Posted by sportspunk at 3:54 p.m. | Talkbacks
| Milwaukee Street View now available on Google Maps
Google Maps has had "Street View" where you can see the street level of buildings for a handful of cities. This week, they added 12 more cities and Milwaukee is one of them. If you thought it was fun spying on your neighbors in satellite view, you'll love doing it in street view. J...
Posted by Chrisna at 1:49 p.m. | Talkbacks
| Add ambiance with the right linens
The right wedding or event linens can make or break the ambiance of the room. When you are planning a event, you want every last detail to be perfect. You should seek out a local company that has a variety of linen rentals to offer you. Can the company meet the specific ...
Posted by tlcdesigns at 9:47 a.m. | Talkbacks
| Obama's in town, Rock n' Roll fans line up outside...
Obama is in town this morning. He'll be speaking at the Midwest Express Convention Center, across the street from where we saw him back in April of 07 to a full house. Right now, Obama looks like he has that edge and momentum to win the nomination and once again, there's more than a few people ou...
Posted by daveclay at 7:58 a.m. | Talkbacks
Feb. 14, 2008
| Enough With The Shootings
Thursday February 14th, 2008 - Lake Villa, ILToday started out very well and I was in a groove until I heard about a shooting over at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. I know that campus because many years ago I had the extreme hots for a girl who was a student there. She was amazing and th...
Posted by ItsMrLucky at 10:23 p.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Arts & Entertainment
| Clinton's Caucus Activist Dismissals
I have a few notes from 2005 mentioning Obama's name as a long-shot contender. Its what everyone had jotted down in some margin of a notebook somewhere back then. Even Obama's, probably... just a vague notion after that wild 2004 Democratic Convention speech. I should have put my money on Obama ...
Posted by daveclay at 10:13 p.m. | Talkbacks
| Wally Dog Must Have Learned a Lesson...and Wishes You a Happy VD
Wally Dog must have finally learned a lesson. When he was ready to go outside this morning, he waited patiently for his doggy coat to be put on him...Wally Dog says Happy Valentine's Day! He's reminded of one of Ethel's friends in college...who HATED Valentine's Day. As a matter...
Posted by smapes27 at 2:50 p.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Kids & Family
| Lackluster love
The results of my unscientific, arbitrary poll are in. The general morale in regards to Valentine's Day is at an all-time low. My research subjects have mainly been the people I come in contact with on a daily basis. A stranger on the bus summed up the aforementioned collective sen...
Posted by jkashou at 1:50 p.m. | Talkbacks