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Articles tagged with 'holiday'

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Drinking responsibly with the right alcohol-calorie mix

Published Nov. 22, 2016

It's that festive time of the year. Christmas and holiday parties seemingly every night. I love it. But, it's tough not to eat and drink more than usual. This list helps you get a better focus on which drinks contain the highest alcohol-to-calorie ratio.

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Downtown lights up tonight, begins festive holiday season

Published Nov. 17, 2016

The magic of Christmas and the holiday season begins tonight, Thursday, Nov. 17, in Downtown Milwaukee. The City's Christmas tree is lit and more than 500,000 lights will illuminate the city at the Milwaukee Holiday Lights Kick-Off Extravaganza.

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Milwaukee Santa guide

Published Dec. 5, 2015

Were you naughty? Were you nice? Either way -- check out this list of the best places to have fun and see Santa Claus!

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Santa Cycle Rampage goes from free to fee

Published Nov. 2, 2015

The Santa Cycle Rampage has been bringing joy via nearly 700 Santas, Mrs. Clauses, elves, Krampuses (and even a Menorah or two) to Milwaukee for 15 years, but while this ride has become as traditional as a Bing Crosby classic, this year the format is evolving. If you want to participate, you'll be expected to pay.

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Give yourself the gift of smart eating

Published Nov. 12, 2014

It's a given that this time of year includes an inevitable packing on of the pounds, but I am certain this is not just happening from a single meal at Thanksgiving or one Christmas dinner.

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100 things to do during a Milwaukee winter

Published Nov. 9, 2014

With flakes returning to the forecast, you may be dreading another wicked Wisconsin winter. Have no fear. From braving the blustery outdoors to layering up the long johns and curling up by the fire, we've got the goods to make the most of a Milwaukee winter.

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Hundreds of Santas to cycle for spirits, support and ska

Published Nov. 25, 2013

The Santa Rampage is an annual event in Milwaukee that has reached cult-status, featuring hundreds of people in Santa suits - as well as a wide swath of various holiday-themed costumes - riding their bicycles through the city. The occasion is so beloved that even the dodgy weather of the season typically does not detract from the merriment or the number of riders who participate in these festivities.

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Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival begins Thursday

Published Nov. 20, 2013

The holiday season is approaching (or already here, if you're most department stores and a few radio stations), and that means it's time to flip the switch on the city's Holiday Lights Festival.

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Makeup tips for the perfect smoky-eyed holiday look

Published Dec. 18, 2012

'Tis still the season for non-stop parties, photo ops and public appearances, so add some holiday sparkle to your makeup routine! Follow these steps for a long-lasting, sexy look that you can achieve on your own with the right products and tools.