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Articles tagged with 'Kids'


Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra reaches out to thousands of local kids

Published Oct. 7, 2016

Through numerous programs, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra connects with 40,000 kids and families every year. This weekend, as part of the MSO's family programming series, the symphony performs the music to scenes from Disney's original "Fantasia" and "Fantasia 2000."


StoneFire Pizza turns 10, upgrades facility, offers buffet for a dime

Published Sept. 2, 2016

Ten years ago, StoneFire Pizza Co. opened in New Berlin as an upscale alternative to family-friendly restaurants and game centers. There have been a lot of changes in the past five years, and September is a particularly good time to check 'em out because the massive buffet costs only 10 cents.


8 essential family road trip tips

Published Aug. 12, 2016

Summer is a time to uncover the grill, determine which swimsuit still fits which child and plan the annual summer vacation. No matter what your destination, every trip is a learning experience. Here are my family road trip tips to help make it easier.


Summerfest will delight and exhaust your kids; it's perfect

Published July 8, 2016

This year, for the first time, I found myself checking out the lineup for the kids-oriented activities at Summerfest and was intrigued. And because they kept hearing, "Mommy has to go to Summerfest," my kids wanted a turn to go to this mystical festival.


100 things for kids to do in Milwaukee

Published June 15, 2016

This list features fun stuff in and around Milwaukee for kids of all ages. From smelling the roses at Boerner Botanical Gardens to visiting Old World Wisconsin, this list is chock full of suggestions to keep your little ones entertained all year long.


"Good eggs" run Robyn's Nest organization

Published Nov. 22, 2015

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin offers an array of social services, including The Robyn's Nest, run by Lona Long and a team of volunteers to provide clothing and other items to kids and foster families.


Kids' birthday party guide, 2015

Published Sept. 13, 2015

Whether your kid is more bouncy or more craft-oriented, there's a Brew City birthday party that can accommodate his / her wishes - and hopefully your budget.


Milwaukee Talks: Children's Hospital CEO Peggy Troy

Published July 29, 2015

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is more than a hospital. It's at the center of an ongoing discussion about health, wellness and access to care for all kids in the state. Today, Peggy Troy talks about the mission, vision, challenges and opportunities at Children's.


9 must-try treasures of KeyLime Cove

Published June 21, 2015

KeyLime Cove has a lot of offerings, from thrilling water slides to decadent food items, but it's the simple stuff that makes an overnight at KeyLime Cove a true treasure trove of fun.


Fox and Branch offer "Jug Band Jamboree" day camp

Published June 10, 2015

Dave Fox and Will Branch have been a musical duo and "jug band" called Fox & Branch for two decades, bringing joyful sounds to grown ups and children. For the first time this July, they will offer a day camp for kids at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music.


Milwaukee's The MINI Classy sells kids' clothing to the stars

Published June 2, 2015

In September 2013, designers Michelle Lopez and Andrea Dotzauer - along with Dima Pochtarev - started a children's clothing business, The MINI Classy, offering "high-end streetwear" for kids. Numerous celebrity's children have been photographed in MiniClassy clothing, including the kids of Kourtney Kardashian, Tori Spelling and more.