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5 reasons why you need to attend Brewfest 2016

Published July 27, 2016

Brewfest is back in Milwaukee for its seventh year, taking place this Saturday from 3 p.m. - 7 p.m on Milwaukee's Lakefront. But if you still need that extra push to get there, then check out a few reasons why you definitely need to be in attendance.

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Strange Fruit explores the thoughts and emotions of local musicians

Published July 25, 2016

Lately the world has faced a lot of tragedy and hate, leaving people with many uncomfortable thoughts and emotions. Milwaukee musician Jay Anderson realizes this and wants to do something about it. So he and Chauntee Ross organized Strange Fruit music fest.

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Milwaukee Brewfest: July 30

Published July 25, 2016

The seventh annual Milwaukee Brewfest will be held at the Old Coast Guard pavilion in McKinley Park from 3 to 7 p.m., Saturday, July 30. This event along the gorgeous Milwaukee lakefront boasts hundreds of varieties of craft beers and micro brews.

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Brady Street Festival: July 30

Published July 25, 2016

The Brady Street Festival has its roots in the neighborhood's hippie heyday in the '70s. It's been revamped, upgraded and improved a little more each year.

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German Fest: July 29-31

Published July 24, 2016

Milwaukee's German Fest, North America's largest German celebration, provides an ample supply of lederhosen, polkas and pilsner, but it also prides itself on being the most traditional German event in North America.

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Do you know how lucky you are?!

For those of us who reside in the metro-Milwaukee area and love to complain about the sparse parking, the overnight parking restrictions, the higher cost of living and the traffic, I have a wake up call for you! Hey, I get it, small talk usually relates to something annoying - weath...

A Brady Street Festival Frenzy

I had never been to the Brady Street Fest, but after last Saturday's bash on Brady, I'll never miss another one. Down the city's most hip and diverse street in all of the land, the scene looked more like a brochure of "Visit New Orleans" than Milwaukee on Saturday. There was a sk...

How I spent opening day in the kids' area (and survived)

When I was younger, I didn't spend a lot of time at Summerfest. Or rather - I didn't spend a lot of time in the kids' area. By the time I started going to Summerfest, it was mostly to drag a very harassed parent to a stage for a band that I had to see. Unfortunately for me, the kids' area was s...

Juneteenth Not The Same Anymore

Back in the day as a kid, I enjoyed going to the Juneteenth festival in the 1980's.  It was not as crazy as it is now.You had your usual drunks talking nonsense when you walked past them. I remembered Juneteenth staying open until midnight.  Somewhere along the way, other people had to ...

Delafield - Close to it all. Far from expected.

Peaceful trails, pure lakes, trendy shopping & dining... As spring rolls into Wisconsin, bringing with it longer, sun-filled days, it's a great time to shake off winter with a visit to Delafield, Wisconsin. It's a welcoming city in an exquisite outdoor setting known as Lake Country, and just ...

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