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Arts & Entertainment - March 5, 2015
Christensen isn't horsing around with latest museum project
Wendy Christensen, the Milwaukee Public Museum's taxidermist / artist, is best known for her recreation of Samson, the beloved gorilla from the Milwaukee County Zoo. Most recently, however, she constructed two life-sized, detailed Arabian horses for the museum's new exhibit, "Crossroads of Civilization."
Bars & Clubs - March 3, 2015
The Nomad plans expansion with beer garden, food
Nomad World Pub will turn 20 this month and plans to have a new beer garden and food service. There's even talk of a Miami-based Nomad.
Dining - March 1, 2015
Guinness potato chips appeal to most at Irish Pub
Happy hour drinkers at The Irish Pub weighed in on the new Guinness potato chips.
Milwaukee Buzz - Feb. 28, 2015
92-year-old maverick reflects on real estate career
In 1951, Mary Jane "MJ" Riffel was a divorced single mother. Despite numerous challenges from sexism to cancer, she went on to a successful career in real estate and opened two real estate schools in Milwaukee. Today, Riffel is 92, lives on the shore of Lake Michigan in Bay View and is writing a collection of short stories.
Dining - Feb. 28, 2015
Retro Wisconsin supper club reinvented in New York
The Midwest is often influenced and inspired by the East Coast, but sometimes the reverse happens. Such is the case with The Butterfly: a retro lounge and supper club located in New York City that's an homage to The Butterfly in Beloit. OnMilwaukee.com recently visited the Beloit Butterfly, and The Butterfly in New York is officially on the "bucket list."
Bars & Clubs - Feb. 27, 2015
First look: Junior's Hook
Last night, Matthew "Sherm" Sherman hosted a soft opening for his new bar, Junior's Hook, located at 1517 S. 2nd St. Take a look.
Bars & Clubs - Feb. 27, 2015
Who's gonna take over Angelo's Lounge?
Angelo's Lounge, 1686 N. Van Buren St., is available for lease. Hopefully, the right person will take it over and keep the lounge magic flowing.
Bars & Clubs - Feb. 26, 2015
Barnacle Bud's is back!
The patio will be blanketed in snow, but Barnacle Bud's, 1955 S. Hilbert St., reopens on Friday, Feb. 27. Luckily, there's a warm, dry structure next to the patio for us to reacquaint ourselves with Bud's.
Marketplace - Feb. 26, 2015
Bicycle messengers deliver the goods
Although cars and technology made some communications faster and / or paperless, many businesses and individuals still need to transport hard copies - and transport them near the speed of light. This is good news for Wayne Wallner, who owns Breakaway Couriers, and Steven Feih, the owner of Milwaukee Courier Company.
Arts & Entertainment - Feb. 24, 2015
Arab World Fest disbands
Arab World Fest - an annual festival held on the Summerfest grounds celebrating the music, food and culture of the 22 Middle Eastern countries - will no longer happen.
Dining - Feb. 22, 2015
Fred Usinger Day means free suds and sausages
The eighth annual Fred Usinger Day at the Old German Beer Hall takes place on Monday, Feb. 23. It's a day to celebrate the legacy of Usinger's sausages by consuming free sausages and beer.
Arts & Entertainment - Feb. 22, 2015
WMSE's Crawford talks Rockabilly Chili and more
What started out as a conversation about chili turned into one about life. And death. And Milwaukee and Black Sabbath and babysitter crushes and bird watching and socks that smelled like smoke. This is what happens when you get WMSE station manager Tom Crawford talking.
Marketplace - Feb. 22, 2015
B & K Bar Supplies sells everything except the booze
The beauty of B & K - and the key to its longtime success despite the surge of online and big box stores - is the diversity of the stock. The shelves are filled with everything needed for a bar or restaurant - except for alcohol - including napkin dispensers, urinal cakes, menu holders, pickled foods, bar stools, hot sauce and more.
Bars & Clubs - Feb. 19, 2015
Featured bartender: Edgar Perez from Central Standard Distillery and Bryant's
Edgar Perez started working at Bryant's more than seven years ago, before it was purchased by the current owner, John Dye, and now works there again. He also tends bar at Central Standard Craft Distillery and Ugly's Pub.
Dining - Feb. 16, 2015
Strada Pizza opening soon in Bay View
Strada Pizza will soon open at 2301 S. Howell Ave. in the former Mr. Webo's spot.
Marketplace - Feb. 16, 2015
Antiques On Second plans to move
According to a vendor, Antiques on Second, 1039 S. 2nd St., will move later this year to a new, yet-to-be-disclosed location because the building was sold.
Dining - Feb. 15, 2015
6 places to buy paczki
This Tuesday is "Fat Tuesday" - the day before Ash Wednesday - but in Milwaukee, it's better known as "Paczki Day." Here are six places to get your fill of Polish doughnuts.
Travel & Visitors Guide - Feb. 15, 2015
Blue Harbor offers new attractions, creates lakeside memories
Blue Harbor Resort in Sheboygan recently added a surf simulator in its waterpark. This new attraction is a particularly good fit for the waterpark because Sheboygan is known as the outdoor, fresh water surfing capital of the world. (It's true!)
Dining - Feb. 12, 2015
Butch's Steak House closing soon
After more than 30 years in business, Butch's Old Casino Steak House, 555 N. James Lovell St., is closing.
Bars & Clubs - Feb. 12, 2015
The legalization of booze samples in stores takes big leap
The State Assembly passed a bill today that woujld legalize the sampling of spirirts in grocery and liquor stores. Guy Rehorst - owner of Great Lakes Distillery - has lobbied for this change for four years. "As distillers, we're not asking for preferential treatment, just a level playing field with beer and wine producers," he says.
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