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OnMilwaukee.com Weekend Preview, July 31 - Aug. 2, 2015

Published July 30, 2015

The great Milwaukee weekend is here -- how are you going to spend it? You could attend the Urban Island Beach Party, the Ozaukee County Fair or Puerto Rican Festival. Listen to "The Tallest Man on Earth," jazz at the lake, Breadfest or Live at Peck Pavilion. Pedal your way with the "Polish Moon Ride," celebrate at Center Street Daze, attend a ice cream social or shop a Makers Market. All of these great ideas and more await you in this edition of the OnMilwaukee.com Weekend Preview!

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4 players the Brewers should trade and 4 they should keep

Published July 24, 2015

Aramis Ramirez is now an ex-Brewer, traded to his first team - the Pittsburgh Pirates - Thursday. By next week's trade deadline, several more current Brewers should find themselves playing elsewhere as well. Here's a look at four Brewers who should be traded, and four Brewers who should be kept.

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Favre ceremony is a testament to fan forgiveness

Published July 20, 2015

Brett Favre will be inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame Saturday. The retired quarterback joins Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Paul Molitor as players who left Wisconsin under difficult circumstances but later were honored for their contributions.

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Taking a swing at the new Miller Park food: Part 2

Published June 13, 2015

It's been a little over two months since I celebrated Opening Day by trying as many of the new Miller Park food options as possible before my enraged digestive system decided to punch its way out of my body in the hopes of seeking out a more respectful owner. Now, with the help of managing editor Bobby Tanzilo, it's time to finish my mission. After all, there are still giant brats and ham doughnuts to be nommed.

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Have you ever caught a foul ball?

Published June 11, 2015

Have you ever caught a Major League foul ball? Or more than one? And do you still have them? It's a pretty special moment, I must say. I'm not sure I'll ever do it again.

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Join me, my lovely wife and Hank at the Tailgate for Peace

Published June 2, 2015

The Tailgate for Peace is June 16, and the only catch is that you'll have to also hang out with me and my lovely wife, Stephanie. Stephanie and I are truly honored to serve as hosts of the event that includes the game from the Gehl Club, an awesome catered meal, top shelf beverages, a silent auction, Hank and much more.

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5 reasons you won't want to miss Experience Inbound

Published May 30, 2015

The Experience Inbound Sales and Marketing Conference comes back to the area on June 3, and since OnMilwaukee.com is a promotion partner we've compiled five reasons you should attend.

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The magic of the weekday day game

Published May 27, 2015

The sounds are a little different inside Miller Park during a weekday day game. It's not that it's much quieter or more empty than a night game, although it's pretty easy to tell the difference. Even though the parking lots today were jam-packed, there are lots and lots of kids here. And adults who probably should be at work.

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Cooper School's Kayla homers in Strike Out Bullying contest

Published May 8, 2015

While the Brewers are struggling, not so the kids at MPS' James Fennimore Cooper Elementary on the South Side. Kayla Jimenez, a sixth-grader at the school - which meets state academic expectations and whose principal was tapped last year to serve on an important committee - has won the Crew's first-ever Strike Out Bullying essay contest. Maybe the Dodgers should have read her essay before Thursday's game.

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Counsell's lack of experience might look familiar to Bucks' Kidd

Published May 6, 2015

The trend in both the NBA and Major League Baseball is to hire managers and coaches without any previous experience, And in most cases the trend has been a successful one. Craig Counsell is the latest in the line of new managers who have never managed before. He and Jason Kidd share a number of qualities.

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Roenicke firing just one step toward solving Brewers' woes

Published May 4, 2015

Mark Attanasio has a baseball team that is the worst in the league and it feels like the pressure is building on him to do something. He's faced with a couple of alternatives and the one that should not even be considered is "do nothing."