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Video: A Lake Express Ferry journey

Published Sept. 25, 2015

Our first stop on a long road trip east? A 15-minute drive to Bay View to board the Lake Express Ferry. The two-and-half-hour trip not only saved us navigating Chicago on a Friday morning, but was also great fun in itself. And there's definitely something to be said for arriving in Michigan ready to go with a full tank of gas.


Green luminary: Summerfest

Published Sept. 22, 2015

To help highlight MMSD Green Luminaries awards, we're focusing on the winners by asking about their practices and new environmental approaches. This month, it's Summerfest.


Denis Sullivan day sails provide stunning views and, if you want, sore muscles

Published Sept. 5, 2015

If you want the ultimate new perspective on the city, the best place to get it is on the lake. Unless you're a Lake Michigan boater, looking at the city from out on the water is a rare treat. Sailing on the S/V Denis Sullivan, which makes its summer home at Discovery World is an incomparable way to enjoy that view. But, while on board, you can also chip in some elbow grease and help the crew raise the sails.


8 shots of South Shore Terrace beer garden

Published Aug. 28, 2015

Recently, South Shore Terrace - an outdoor drinking and snacking space attached to South Shore Park's pavilion - joined the seemingly-and-hopefully-ever-growing collection of Milwaukee beer gardens.

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Open Air and a Chain-link Fence

Open air and a chain-link fence. Summer heat and summer love.  Most last a few months until the leaves begin to fall and the sweaters replace tank tops and our beards begin to grow.  I had a summer love and her name was Angie and although I only spent one day with her, she crosse...

Charity Chump

Tuesday May 5th, 2009 - Lake Villa, IL   I’m in a pissy mood today big time. Several reasons for it but the main one is the charity gig I was asked to do this evening was a complete waste of time and effort. I try very hard to give of myself whenever I can and all I ask in return ...

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