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Marketplace - Sept. 12, 2014
#ShopLocal: Backgammon table
This week, I'm picking this gaming table from Peabody's Interiors. It's on the higher end of my picks, but it's well made, classic and a conversation starter. Peabody's is located in Brown Deer and uses its online marketplace to showcase its quality products, its designer options and to support the Wisconsin Humane Society.
Dining - Sept. 8, 2014
This Milwaukee pizza appears on new "best" list
Only one Milwaukee pizza place appears on a new "101 Best Pizzas in America" list from The Daily Meal.
Movies & TV - Sept. 4, 2014
"Shark Tank" is a great deal for my kid and yours
The premise of "Shark Tank" is simple. Entrepreneurs make business presentations to a panel of potential investors. It's entertaining, real, honest and fun. And, it's a great watch for kids.
Marketplace - Sept. 3, 2014
#ShopLocal: New USS Milwaukee gear
The U.S. Navy christened its newest littoral combat ship, the USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) in a ceremony at the Marinette Marine Corporation shipyard in Marinette in January. Now, there's some cool gear for your to wear, too.
Dining - Aug. 29, 2014
A simple tweet helps takes down a tattered banner
The months old, "Now Open" banner was ruining the view, the street and the patio's look and feel. So, I tweeted about it. Respectfully, of course. And, nearly instantly, management responded.
Travel & Visitors Guide - Aug. 28, 2014
Milwaukee makes new "Underrated but Intriguing" list
This time around, Milwaukee lands on Anne Roderique-Jones', a freelance travel writer at Yahoo! and other sites, list of "7 Underrated but Intriguing U.S. Cities You Need to Visit."
Marketplace - Aug. 27, 2014
#ShopLocal: I Heart Hank Plush Dog
Cute and cuddly, this pup makes a great gift and a perfect good luck charm for the rest of the season. Buy one of these 8-inch tall dogs today and a percentage of the sale will be donated to Wisconsin Humane Society in honor of Hank.
Marketplace - Aug. 21, 2014
Simple, fun Debra Usinger Memorial dedicated on Milwaukee Riverwalk
To celebrate Debra Usinger's life and her dedication to civic life in Milwaukee, the Milwaukee RiverWalk District initiated and yesterday dedicated a memorial to honor her. The memorial is, appropriately, part of the RIverWalk that is directly across the river from Usinger's Famous Sausage.
Marketplace - Aug. 20, 2014
#Shop Local: The 414 crew fleece
I don't need to remind you that fall is coming. Hopefully, it's several weeks away but the nights are surely getting cooler so thoughts turn to longer sleeves. Thankfully, I have this 414 crew fleece from Too Much Metal in my closet.
Marketplace - Aug. 20, 2014
Salon: Milwaukee is the new Portland
For me, Milwaukee is Milwaukee and we should be darn proud of it. But a comparison to Portland isn't bad and it's exactly what Richard Manning of OnEarth.org writes today on Salon.com.
Dining - Aug. 18, 2014
Esquire tells us what a decent restaurant meal should cost
Esquire is talking about Milwaukee again. This time it's Milwaukee dining costs. A reader from Milwaukee asked about meal prices and Esquire's Josh Ozersk threw down a great, Milwaukee-laced answer even adding that we have some of "the cheapest fine-dining places in America."
Marketplace - Aug. 18, 2014
Has the selfie killed the autograph?
There's your favorite celebrity. What do you do? Ask for an autograph? Nope. You whip out your phone, if it's not already in hand and take a selfie with him or her. It's the way the world. But, is it the best financial move?
Dining - Aug. 14, 2014
Food Truck Week: Fast Foodie
Since I haven't eaten at The Fast Foodie in a few months, I decided to reach out to owner Jackie Valent and ask her a few questions about her business, the state of the food truck business in Milwaukee and other things.
Marketplace - Aug. 13, 2014
#Shop Local: MilwaukeeHome Water Bottle
Today, the OnMilwaukee.com Shop Local marketplace offers a cool summer item, the official MilwaukeeHome stainless steel water bottle.
Milwaukee Buzz - Aug. 12, 2014
Alex Runner's take on "Milwaukee's 14 Most Important People"
Dave Begel's latest list, of course, was well read, shared and discussed. It also led to others creating similar lists. One came from Alex Runner. Via Facebook, Runner, a former aid to Ald. Willie Hines, current blogger and civic leader, posted his take on MKE's most important people. I asked him if we could share it, so here it is.
Marketplace - Aug. 7, 2014
Milwaukee by drone
Via drone, here's a cool fly over Downtown, the St. Francis Seminary, area lakes and other parts of the city. It's done by Darrell Boeck from Creative Images.
Marketplace - Aug. 6, 2014
#ShopLocal: Wisconsin by County map
Maps have become art. Really, who uses a paper map anymore? Sure, maybe you have one for back up for the long trip across the country but the phone has definitely replaced the old school folded map. Here's one, though, that would look great on your wall.
Living - Aug. 5, 2014
9Rounds is kicking my butt
I can't tell you what the last boxing match I watched was. The sport's just not on my radar. But, the exercise value associated with the sport? Sign me up. But don't call it kickboxing. It's not even really boxing. Just call it 9Rounds Fitness.
Travel & Visitors Guide - Aug. 1, 2014
New York Times spends "36 Hours in Green Bay"
The New York Times goes beyond the Packers in its latest "36 Hours" piece - "36 Hours in Green Bay, Wis." - that's now up on nytimes.com. For you paper people, I'm sure it will run in print on Sunday.
Sports - July 31, 2014
Where does the Downtown alderman think a new arena should go?
Many civic leaders, via the various media in town, have offered opinions. There are several good choices, and I'm certain due diligence will be done before a final selection is made. First, though, I want to know where Ald. Bob Bauman thinks a new entertainment arena should go.
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