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Articles tagged with 'Fireworks'


Matheson's stories had impact on large, small screens

Published June 25, 2013

It was the feeling of being less important as the world seems to be growing beyond our reach and control that fueled the story behind 1956's "The Shrinking Man" written by Richard Matheson. The sci-fi author died this week. He was 87.


Summerfest reflections

Published July 10, 2012

We all have our dirty little secrets. Here's mine: I have lived in Milwaukee all my life and have only been to Summerfest once before this year. I know. I get it. That's bad. Here are a few of the more memorable moments from my first real Summerfest.


Social Circle: "Do you buy fireworks for the 4th?"

Published June 30, 2011

Fireworks aren't legal in Milwaukee, but it doesn't stop people from driving beyond the city to buy them. This week, our Facebook likers and Twitter followers told us what they think about buying personal stashes of big bangs.


Sazama's returns to Summerfest

Published June 1, 2011

Sazama's Lakeside Grille, the sit-down eatery with dining service that's located on the south end of the Summerfest grounds - adjacent to the Classic Rock Stage - will return for a second year.


A panoramic, elevated seat for July 4 fireworks

Published June 23, 2010

Not sure which of the many fireworks displays to go to on July 4? Then head Downtown because the Hyatt will re-open Polaris from 7 p.m. until midnight on Sunday, July 4, offering a 360-degree, rotating view of fireworks for as far as the eye can see.


Summertime technology that I crave

Published July 9, 2008

I'm not asking for anything as dramatic as flying cars, just a couple of things that seem like they could make the great Milwaukee summer even great


Homicide Commission under fire

Published March 5, 2008

Members of the Milwaukee Homicide Review Commission will update the city's Public Safety Committee on its progress this week.


I just want a box of sparklers!

Published July 4, 2006

Filled with the Fourth of July spirit, and not willing to drive to one of those freeway-side fireworks shanties outside of town, I decided to try to find a box of sparklers in the city of Milwaukee.


The Milwaukee buzz

Published May 17, 2001

It's May and spring has sprung. Here's our monthly look at some hot scoop in and around Milwaukee and we'll lay at least one rumor to rest.