These year-end lists are always fun to write, because they are so open-ended. So bear with me if I skip the regular categories and think outside the box a little for this one. Read More...
IN Holiday Guide2014 was just okay. I'm totally kidding, of course. It was a solid year stacked with great TV shows to binge watch, a slew of great movies; a fair amount of good, bad, and amusing moments in pop culture; and a lot of new tunes to listen to. As I put 2014 behind me and look forward to a new year, I reflected back to pick out a few of the best moments, and a couple of the worst moments to share.
IN Holiday GuideChristmas Day is usually an off day for most businesses, but the sports world isn't like many others. In fact, to play Dec. 25 is often considered an honor by the league and the television networks. The NBA has played on that date, every year, since 1947. But, the Bucks have not played since 1977. The Packers? They've only played twice on Dec. 25. We take a look back at some of those games.
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Published Dec. 24, 2014
It's the season of giving, and one that means a great deal to Larry Sanders. The Milwaukee Bucks' center opens up about what the holiday means to him, from the lessons learned as a kid in Florida to what he is hoping to teach his own children - including how to best use his status to make the holiday brighter for others.
Published Dec. 22, 2014
I remember vividly how hard school was. Not just the homework, but the routine of waking up early, navigating its social intricacies. Granted, my daughter is only in K5, but still, she works hard - so I like to reward her with plenty of family fun when seasonal school vacations come around.
Published Dec. 22, 2014
Though I've yet to get the gumption to try and do my own feast of the seven fishes at Christmas Eve at my house, I do dream. And, this year, I asked seven of Milwaukee's best chefs to ante up a recipe that I could include on my menu, should I decide to take the plunge. Here's what they served up ...
Published Dec. 20, 2014
Senior writer Molly Snyder reflects on a few of 2014's finer moments.
Published Dec. 19, 2014
The last push for holiday shopping is upon us, but don't panic and there's no need to fire up your laptop. Here are 100 great ideas for buying local this holiday season.