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Bars & Clubs - Feb. 6, 2016
Peoples was America's first Black-owned brewery
Milwaukee is and has always been America's beer capital, so it makes perfect sense that the country's first African American brewery was born here thanks to Theodore Mack, Henry Crosby and their cohorts.
Travel & Visitors Guide - Feb. 5, 2016
6 Kenosha dining classics
The '50s might seem like light years away, but, really, you can get there in under an hour, by checking out some of these classic dining spots - including some drive-ins with car hops - in Kenosha.
Dining - Feb. 5, 2016
Dreaming of frozen custard
Despite the fact that it's cold outside, I wake up in the middle of the night a lot these days thinking about frozen custard. That's because I'm co-authoring a book about this delicacy at the moment and it's consuming me even more than I consume custard, which is saying something.
Buzz - Feb. 1, 2016
A look at MPL's new Mill Road Library mixed-use development
Now that the Tippecanoe Library revamp is complete, attention is turning fully toward a mixed-use development that will replace the Mill Road branch. Here are some facts about the planned new library development at 7717 W. Good Hope Rd.
Music - Jan. 29, 2016
Not all DJs have ditched vinyl for digital
Two turntables and a microphone has morphed into a laptop. But not all club DJs have given vinyl the toss. We caught up with Steven Watkins, who DJs at numerous venues around town, playing a variety of music to ask him about working as an "unplugged" turntablist.
Arts & Entertainment - Jan. 27, 2016
6 must-see museums and shows
We're celebrating unplugged week here at OnMilwaukee - ironic, I know - but it's a perfect reminder that there is plenty to get out and do in this town if you'd just put the damn phone down for a minute (yes, guilty as charged). Here are six museums and shows worth checking out right now...
Buzz - Jan. 26, 2016
The Vermont will soon disappear from the Downtown landscape
Another remnant of old Milwaukee will soon disappear from the landscape as workers begin to deconstruct the four-story, 16-flat Vermont, 610 E. Mason St., to make way for Northwestern Mutual's 33-story, more than $100 million development that will occupy nearly the entire block.
Bars & Clubs - Jan. 25, 2016
Unplug and celebrate Burns Night
Each year on Jan. 25, Scotland and Scot-o-philes and poetry fans celebrate Burns Night to mark the birthday of the legendary voice of Caledonia, Robert Burns. Get in the spirit with some single malts from Islay.
Arts & Entertainment - Jan. 25, 2016
6 questions for Milwaukee author Nicholas Petrie
Has a book as gripping and engaging as Nicholas Petrie's crime novel, "The Drifter," ever been written about Milwaukee? Interweaving terrorism, homelessness, veterans and Riverwest, the book is a compelling page-turner.
Sports - Jan. 23, 2016
Running tips from a pro
South Milwaukee native Lauren Kleppin, a professional runner who trains in Arizona, was on hand for the debut of the PNC Milwaukee Running Festival las autumn. We took that opportunity to ask Kleppin for some advice for runners.
Travel & Visitors Guide - Jan. 22, 2016
Is a giant egg about to hatch in Red Arrow Park?
If you get Downtown regularly, you've likely already spotted the giant egg sitting atop a crate in Red Arrow Park, near the corner of Kilbourn and Water. Is it about to hatch? We asked the experts at Milwaukee Public Museum.
Buzz - Jan. 22, 2016
Urban spelunking: Milwaukee city records center
The history of Milwaukee lies below ground. About three stories below ground to be exact. That's where you'll find Milwaukee city records center, headed by Jacquelyn Block, and its stacks of boxes, the rolls of blueprints, the shelves of plat map books in which the quotidian history of the city is inscribed.
Buzz - Jan. 20, 2016
Marquette Athletic Performance Research Center could boost Downtown dead zone
Marquette University President Michael Lovell says the university's new Athletic Performance Research Center "will become a unique destination and national model that spurs innovative research and significantly advances our missions." It could also boost an underutilized plot of Downtown land.
Sports - Jan. 19, 2016
Hoepner shares advice on taking your running routine in stride in winter
We asked Trae Hoepner of Performance Running Outfitters for his advice on how to get through the often brutal Wisconsin winters without injuring yourself, while keeping up your running routine.
Sports - Jan. 18, 2016
Where do you run, Milwaukee?
Everyone has their favorite places to run, based on a variety of factors including convenience, location and more. Here are my favorites around town. Tell us which Milwaukee routes inspire your best jogging times and distances.
Marketplace - Jan. 13, 2016
9 photos of the progress at 833 East Michigan
Recently, we got a tour of the progress of the construction of the new 18-story office tower at 833 E. Michigan St. in Downtown Milwaukee. We take you inside, too, with this series of photos that show you what it looks like.
Travel & Visitors Guide - Jan. 12, 2016
Technology gives The Peninsula a jolt in competitive Chicago hotel market
I've never felt more wired, yet more relaxed than I did on a recent trip to Chicago, where my hotel room was more technologically advanced than any I've ever experienced. That's because The Peninsula ups the ante when it comes to technology and decor.
Arts & Entertainment - Jan. 11, 2016
Can you help ID these Tula Erskine works?
This morning I received a note from Nancy Aten, who was scanning works by Milwaukee artist Gertrude Kundman Erskine to be included in Erskine's archive, when she came upon 8x10 photographs of a series of six works that especially caught her attention. Do you recognize them?
Music - Jan. 11, 2016
In memoriam: Rare photo unlocks lost moment in David Bowie's career
In honor and celebration of the life and work of the innovative David Bowie, who died Sunday at age 69, we reprise this 2012 story about a photo that captured him while he was recording film overdubs at a Milwaukee studio in the mid-'70s.
Buzz - Jan. 7, 2016
5 questions for Miller Brewery book author Paul Bialas
Paul Bialas became an author when he published hardcover photography books featuring the former Pabst and Schlitz Breweries. Now, Bialas turns his lens toward Miller Brewery. We caught up with him to ask him about the new book and how it came to be.
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