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Articles tagged with 'milwaukee'


MKE Oktoberfest: Oct 1-4

Published Sept. 26, 2015

Pere Marquette Park and The Marcus Center Grounds will be turned into little Bavaria from October 1-4 for Oktoberfest. Come celebrate German food and drink in downtown Milwaukee!


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.


City could have potential costs of $4 million in denying license for strip club

Published Sept. 21, 2015

Silk Exotic has been denied once again in its efforts to open a strip club in downtown Milwaukee. During the hearing Alerman Mark Borkowski brought up the costs to the city as a result of lawsuits and judgements against the city in cases brought by Silk. Attorneys for Silk estimate the potential liability for the city at about $4 million.


Wisconsin Oktoberfest guide

Published Sept. 12, 2015

Don't miss your chance to celebrate Oktoberfest! German sausages, sauerbraten and wiener schnitzel await you! Here is your guide to experiencing the best our area has to offer.


Thanks New York, we love you, too

Published Aug. 18, 2015

With seemingly half the city now living somewhere in the 718 (and 212), maybe it makes sense that New York is paying a little more attention to Brew City. Whatever the reason, there's been a flurry of newspaper love from the Big Apple over the past 24 hours.


Seeking a unified approach to regional transportation in Milwaukee

Published Aug. 1, 2015

Our region needs to take action on regional transit. It is up to the elected and civic officials to come together and move ahead for the good of the region. If our regional leaders are really interested in economic development, they must actively work to form an entity that manages and operates our transportation assets and capabilities.


"Real" Milwaukee lions

Published July 21, 2015

A report that a lion was roaming in a Milwaukee neighbor has so far been found to be untrue. Yet, lions lurk all around greater Milwaukee.


26 blocks on Lincoln Avenue

Published July 17, 2015

When we lived on the East Side, my husband John and I walked so much, we sold one of our cars. We walked Downtown, up to Whole Foods, over to the Milwaukee River and all the way to Marquette University where we both went to school. That changed when we moved to West Allis a year ago, but driving down Lincoln Avenue one day - the vibrancy of it all - convinced me to pick up the habit once more.


He likes Chicago, but loves Milwaukee

Published July 16, 2015

Last weekend Visit Milwaukee hosted Jun Song, one of the most prominent travel bloggers in China, along with a rep from Brand USA, a destination marketing organization. The results are still coming, but he seems to have loved Milwaukee.


A fable about three boys, a fancy lemonade stand and a village of dummies

Published June 19, 2015

Three boys went into their piggy banks and decided they wanted to build a great lemonade stand. They had a great recipe and wanted their new stand to be the pride and joy of a new village. But the new village wouldn't help them so the boys moved to another village with nicer people.