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20 places where you can enjoy trivia night

Published Aug. 23, 2016

After a long day, what better way to unwind then going out to the bars with your friends and participating in some trivia? It is a great way to socialize, test your knowledge and win prizes while getting the best deals on drinks and food.

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12 things to do at Bradford Beach

Published Aug. 20, 2016

On a summer day full of sunshine, what better way to spend it then heading out to one of Milwaukee's gems, Bradford Beach. Even though it is just a beach, there is still plenty of things to do there. In fact, we've listed 12 simple ones right here.

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Sherman Park officer posted rap video with violent lyrics

Published Aug. 18, 2016

The officer who shot and killed Sylville Smith Saturday afternoon, now identified as MPD Officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown, also moonlighted as an amateur rapper - as seen in a 2015 YouTube video now making the rounds on social media.

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Bucks announce 2016-17 regular season schedule, including 9 national TV games

Published Aug. 11, 2016

The Bucks will tip off the season at home for the second straight year when the Hornets visit the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Wednesday, Oct. 26, the team announced today in conjunction with the release of the 2016-17 NBA regular season schedule. Here are some highlights of the schedule.

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DanceMKE competition debuts in Milwaukee

Published Aug. 2, 2016

For the first time ever, Cream City will host a unique dance competition featuring talented dancers of all styles from all over Milwaukee. Thanks to milwaukeejobs.com, Marcus Center of Performing Arts and Danceworks, you will get your dance fix this summer for four weeks.

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Pizza by the slice guide

Published July 22, 2016

Although it's always been a New York thing to sell pizza by the slice, Milwaukee has picked up the trend. You can't buy them every other block, but there are quite of few places around Milwaukee that will help satisfy your pizza slice needs.

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Downtown's trails of bagels bewilder

Published July 15, 2016

Curious minds want to know who is behind a regular bakery bonanza in Downtown Milwaukee. Several residents in the neighborhood tell me that streets and bridges are consistently laced with multiple bakery items several times per week.

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My new favorite Milwaukee street name

Published July 12, 2016

My new favorite street name in Milwaukee: Port Sunlight Way. It's one I'd never encountered before until I started nosing around the Garden Homes neighborhood - originally organized as a planned community - on the North Side.

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The Decemberists give Summerfest a much-needed change of pace

Published July 8, 2016

The expected rain stayed clear of Summerfest on Thursday and made it a perfect night to sit back and enjoy the lovely, indie-folk music of The Decemberists. I didn't really know what to expect, but I think that made me enjoy the concert even more.

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Blink-182 helps fans relive their teen angst years at the Amp

Published July 6, 2016

On Tuesday night at the Marcus Amphitheater, the mostly reformed Blink-182 (missing lead singer Tom DeLonge) took the packed audience on a blissfully nostalgic trip back to the past with its wildly entertaining, poppy punk power.

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The Big Apple? Windy City? How about Milwaukee: City of Art?

Published July 5, 2016

All of the arts enable us to see things, especially in ourselves, we might otherwise miss. I have an idea, and it's something that could help brand Milwaukee better than any flag, slogan or video. Let's make Milwaukee the epicenter of the world for public art.

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Let's go fly a kite

Published June 26, 2016

Whether your kite soars through the sky or refuses to get off the ground, a kite-flying trip to the lakefront and Gift of Wings is a wonderful way to not only get outside but also bring a few childhood memories back to life.