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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Saturday, July 26, 2014

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Third Ward

The Historic Third Ward, an Italian and produce district in years past, now has become the city’s fashion district. It also boasts the highest concentration of art galleries in the City, numerous restaurants, unique specialty stores, architects, advertising agencies, graphic designers, artists, the Milwaukee Public Market, the Broadway Theatre Center, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design as well as condominiums, office buildings, and industrial space.

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Vans Warped Tour: July 30

July 25, 2014 6:16 a.m.

This day-long music marathon has been called "punk rock summer camp" in some circles, co-mingling punk, alternative, emo, hardcore, ska and a touch of hip-hop at a bargain price - 75 bands for about $48 (after fees).


Urban Island Beach Party: Aug. 1

July 25, 2014 6:06 a.m.

The fourth annual Urban Island Beach Party returns to Lakeshore State Park on Friday, Aug. 1, running from 4 to 11 p.m. Its popular "Find a Flamingo" contest begins July 28 and that can get you a free beer at the party!


German Fest: July 25-27

July 21, 2014 6:19 a.m.

German festivals often conjure up images of portly old men in short leather pants playing oom-pah music while swilling beer. Milwaukee's German Fest, North America's largest German celebration, provides an ample supply of lederhosen, polkas and pilsner, but prides itself on being the most traditional German event in North America.


Fromme is uber-committed to German Fest

July 20, 2014 1:16 p.m.

Festa Italiana ends today, and German Fest is up next. In preparation for next weekend's festival of all things German, chats with Klaus Fromme, who has been the executive director and president of German Fest since 1981.


Emanuele shares insight about Festa, The Order Sons of Italy

July 19, 2014 1:30 p.m.

The Milwaukee food, music and fireworks tradition where "everyone is Italian" kicked off yesterday. Lindsay Garric had the opportunity to dive deeper into what Festa means for Italian-American culture when she interviewed Joseph Emanuele, president of the local chapter of The Order Sons of Italy in America.


Festa uncorks focus on regional wines

July 18, 2014 8:50 a.m.

Festa Italiana is putting a new spin on its wine offerings this year, with a trio of tents along the lakefront walk that salute the diversity and quality of Italy's regions, from the north down to the south.


A chat with Festa Italiana headliner Patrizio Buanne

July 17, 2014 9:16 a.m.

As a fan rooting for Argentina in the World Cup, last weekend was likely a little rough for Italian crooner Patrizio Buanne. This upcoming weekend, however, is shaping up much more nicely with two headlining performances set for Festa Italiana.


Holey Moley: Now that's a serious donut

July 16, 2014 10:59 a.m.

Donut lovers have a reason to rejoice. Holey Moley Doughnuts will roll out its wares to the public next week. And here's a preview of how they taste.


The simple pleasure of sparkling water on tap

July 14, 2014 9:23 a.m.

Not only is the Third Ward Colectivo full of great food, coffee and beer, it boasts something that really sets it apart and makes it even more of a destination - sparkling water on tap. I know, I know it's not that exciting. But it kind of is.