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The best $5.31 drink in Milwaukee

Aug. 12, 2014 6:04 p.m.

Who isn't looking to get something for (relatively) nothing? You. Me. Everyone. Such things are hard to find, really, but if you've got $5.31 in your pocket this is, without a doubt, the best buy in the city.

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Water Liars: the product of hard work and happy accidents

Aug. 8, 2014 3:06 p.m.

Mississippi folk rock band Water Liars is almost perpetually on the road. When not touring, the founding duo of Andrew Bryant and Justin Kinkel-Schuster is recording new material, releasing a new album every year since 2011. And when not endlessly recording or performing or travelling or writing, the band has to talk to reporters like Matt Mueller about endlessly recording and performing and travelling and writing.

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Human mom raising baby raccoons

July 21, 2014 7:02 p.m.

Alissa Gonyea, a Milwaukee Public Schools teacher, planned to have a lesiurely summer that included travel and camping adventures with her son and nephew. Instead, she is taking care of four baby raccoons.

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Straka twists battle of bands concept

July 6, 2014 11:04 a.m.

Four years ago, Frank Straka and John Kuester hosted their first event, "Prince vs. Michael Jackson." The concept was simple: play songs exclusively by the two bands and create a super fun dance party. Straka and DJ Minya will host Depeche Mode vs. The Cure on Saturday, July 19.

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Cafe Vocar is closed

July 3, 2014 10:15 a.m.

After less than a year in business, Cafe Vocar, 932 E. Wright St., announced it was closing immediately.

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First look: fish fry at Cafe Vocar

May 13, 2014 3:36 p.m.

Cafe Vocar opened quietly a few months back in Riverwest. The cafe, which is open Friday-Sunday, has a European-influenced menu but does offer the Midwest famous fish fry on Fridays.