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Marketplace - July 24, 2016
Welcome, Northwestern Mutual
Agents and their families flock to Milwaukee every year this week, and each year I love the buzz that's created by adding 11,000 visitors to Downtown Milwaukee. As a community, we need to champion the corporations that choose Milwaukee as their home, so thanks NM!
Marketplace - July 15, 2016
Downtown's trails of bagels bewilder
Curious minds want to know who is behind a regular bakery bonanza in Downtown Milwaukee. Several residents in the neighborhood tell me that streets and bridges are consistently laced with multiple bakery items several times per week.
Festival Guide - July 12, 2016
I miss you already, Summerfest
There's something missing this week: the energy, buzz and excitement that only Summerfest brings. As the state's economic and entertainment center, Milwaukee gets most of the love, but with healthy arteries and suburbs, everyone wins when Summerfest shines.
Festival Guide - July 2, 2016
Blake Shelton masters the banter, builds on star power during Summerfest set
Sure, he played the exact same encore as he did the last time he was in Milwaukee. But on this near perfect Summerfest night, Blake Shelton was different - different in that he's now a much bigger star, which he used to his advantage Friday night.
Festival Guide - June 28, 2016
Summerfest picks: Jeff Sherman
The fest that made Milwaukee famous, Summerfest is here. Jeff Sherman loves it. It means energy, 50-90,000 new people Downtown every day, good music, food and more. It's great, and it gets better every year. Here are his music picks.
Sports - June 23, 2016
"I love Milwaukee," says Jimmy Butler
Check out the latest podcast from Bill Simmons featuring Jimmy Butler - and, germane to us here, including several Marquette and Milwaukee mentions. In fact, Butler says several times "I love Milwaukee," citing his days and degree at Marquette.
Dining - June 21, 2016
Dear Ray Allen, please open your next restaurant in Milwaukee
Former Milwaukee Bucks guard Ray Allen and his wife have opened one of the country's first all-organic "fast food" restaurants in Miami. Called Grown, it's getting rave reviews on Facebook, and, from the photos I've seen, I want to eat there right now.
Marketplace - June 11, 2016
6 ideas to improve the new Metro Market in Shorewood
We're a few months in, so here are six things I'd change about the Milwaukee area's newest Metro Market store, on Oakland Avenue in Shorewood. The better you are, Metro Market, the more of our money you'll get!
Marketplace - June 7, 2016
Four vacant spaces in Downtown that need to be filled now
There's growth everywhere in Downtown Milwaukee, but still opportunities and eyesores. For me, these four spaces have been vacant for too long. I see them all nearly everyday. Let's all chime in and help the owners or leasing agents find the right new tenant.
Bars & Clubs - May 25, 2016
Milwaukee bars left off new Esquire "Best Bars in America" list
The "Best Bars in America" feature has been around since 2006. And - of course - a lot has changed on the drinking scene here and in every city in America. One change, no Milwaukee bars appear on this year's list.
Music - May 23, 2016
Sprecher brews BoDeans Original Ginger Beer to celebrate band's anniversary
To help celebrate 30 years of "Love & Hope & Sex & Dreams," the T-Bone Burnett-produced debut by Milwaukee's own BoDeans, Milwaukee-based Sprecher Brewing is releasing BoDeans Original Ginger Brew.
Sports - May 20, 2016
Newly retired NBA ref legend will miss Milwaukee and Calderone Club the most
This warms my Milwaukee heart. Not only am I a Bucks and NBA fan, easily one of my favorite restaurants in the area in the Calderone Club. Both got some national love this week.
Living - May 14, 2016
A few local, natural tips for you and your lawn
If you are tackling your lawn on your own this spring and summer, it's always good to consult an expert first. I've done just that here.
Sports - May 12, 2016
Must watch: 1995 Wisconsin Sports Hall of Fame ceremony
A few weeks ago, Donald Driver and Bo Ryan were inducted into the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame. I recently found the 1995 induction ceremony featuring emcee Bob Costas and an amazing list of inductees including Al McGuire, Robin Yount and The Big O.
Dining - May 4, 2016
Downtown Milwaukee needs which type of restaurant next?
As we look at the growth in greater Downtown, I think a place like City Winery could do well. It's unique, large and creates an experience that's missing in our market. But, what do I know? What do you think?
Marketplace - May 2, 2016
Lost, found and grateful
I knew I had lost it. I went for a walk last Saturday and took only my phone and debit card. The phone was for some podcast catch up and the debit card for a quick stop at the grocery store on the way home.
Dining - April 22, 2016
Moveable Feast set for May 12
Eating and drinking inside the Milwaukee Public Museum isn't usually allowed. But for events like Moveable Feast and, of course, the annual Food & Froth Festival, it's embraced, encouraged and wonderful.
Marketplace - April 20, 2016
Which grocery store should land at Grand Avenue?
As plans for a new Grand Avenue continue to develop, which grocer would be the best for the heart of Downtown Milwaukee? Which store do you want on Wisconsin Avenue?
Marketplace - April 18, 2016
Milwaukee Talks: Marquette business dean Brian Till
Brian D. Till is the James H. Keyes Dean of Business Administration at Marquette University, a position he has held since July 2015. Jeff Sherman sat down with him recently to talk about MU, Milwaukee, business education and more.
Travel & Visitors Guide - April 13, 2016
Times' Frugal Traveler features Milwaukee
"Cheap drinks, Midwestern soul food and a sensibility that incorporates equal parts worldliness with small-town friendliness." This is how a new New York Times' Frugal Traveler feature on Milwaukee ends. Quite fitting, I'd say.
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