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Articles tagged with 'new year's eve'

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First Milwaukee New Year's a great one

Published Jan. 3, 2014

My two-year anniversary at OnMilwaukee.com is coming up in March, but I'm still finding new things to experience in and around Milwaukee, and "firsts" are always a lot of fun. I spent my first New Year's Eve in the Cream City this week, and it was a lot more fun than I expected.

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WMIL-FM finishes the year on a high note

Published Jan. 2, 2014

Country station WMIL-FM 106.1 continued its run last month as the most listened to station in the market with a 9.4 rating, and Journal Broadcast-owned WTMJ-AM 620 finished in second place with a 7.7.

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Dead Man's Carnival kept the old-timey spirit alive

Published Jan. 1, 2014

The bulk of my New Year's Eve was spent at the Oriental Theatre, checking out the Dead Man's Carnival for the first time. Despite the buzz, we managed to capture a pretty good video of the best two minutes of the show.

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Burns statue salutes "Auld Lang Syne" creator

Published Dec. 30, 2013

This seemingly unusual Milwaukee monument - the great poet never visited Milwaukee - is the result of a 1909 gift to the city. With New Year's Eve upon us, we take a look at its history and remind you of the lyrics to an enduring holiday favorite.

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OnMilwaukee.com recommends, Dec. 28, 2013

Published Dec. 28, 2013

Should old acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind? I'm ... not really quite sure what the lyrics to "Auld Lang Syne" mean, but this final batch of recommendations - featuring stamps, socks and streaming options - from OnMilwaukee should surely be brought to mind.

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Cumberbatch's "Sherlock" hits PBS next month

Published Dec. 26, 2013

One of the most classic characters, Sherlock Holmes, exists in a couple of formats in reboots. CBS has "Elementary," while Great Britain has "Sherlock." The program produced across the pond is presented in the U.S. on PBS through Masterpiece Theater.

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Dead Man's Carnival rings it in

Published Dec. 26, 2013

For anyone looking for something other than live music or watching the big ball drop on New Year's Eve, the Dead Man's Carnival - a Milwaukee-based vaudevillian, circus and burlesque show - might be an appealing alternative.

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Don't call it "amateur night"

Published Jan. 2, 2013

The older I get, the more I seem to hear people refer to New Year's Eve as "amateur night." I'm not offended by this, but I'm perplexed and concerned about the lack of a celebratory spirit.

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AJ Bombers, bacon get big hugs on Destination America

Published Dec. 31, 2012

So, if you create a list of must-haves in the world of bacon, then AJ Bombers is probably on the list. Well it is definitely on the list of the producers of "The United States of Bacon" on the Destination America channel.

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Public libraries offer fun holiday break experiences for families

Published Dec. 24, 2012

Families with school-age kids will have a lot of time with the little ones over the holiday break. And a lot of that time will be spent inside with family. Need an excuse to get out of the house and do something fun? The Milwaukee Public Library has a slate of events that can help. We've got a complete list below.

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Staying in on New Year's Eve

Published Dec. 24, 2012

There is an increasingly sizable amount of people who choose to skip out on what is commonly known as "amateur night" - even here in Milwaukee - in favor of a quiet night in.