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Articles tagged with 'summer'

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100 things to do at Summerfest

Published June 23, 2016

The big list for the Big Gig is back and better than ever. In the spirit of our trademark articles, here's the exclusive OnMilwaukee 100 things to do at Summerfest list.

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8 things to buy at the Westown Farmers Market

Published June 14, 2016

The Westown Farmers Market is perfect for a weekday work break, whether you want a quick lunch or a long stroll through the park to check out the soaps, snacks and entertainment available from 10 to 2 p.m. every Wednesday.

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2016 Milwaukee summer festivals guide

Published May 28, 2016

Summertime is right around the corner, and it's time to start planning out your fun! The Milwaukee summer festivals guide is here to help...

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McDonald's brings back brats

Published April 20, 2016

Johnsonville brats - a popular offering which hasn't been served up in the Milwaukee area since 2009 - are back on the menu at McDonald's restaurants starting next week. Are you lovin' it?

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From Conejito's to church fests: A MKE native's annual summer return home

Published June 30, 2015

Steamy and stormy. That's how I think of Milwaukee summers. And incredibly hectic, too. Summer in the city is always crammed with more festivals, fairs and block parties than civically necessary or nutritionally advisable. But it's an integral element of my longtime summer routine - returning back home for 10 days of fun - and I'm too old to stop now.

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AmEx loves Milwaukee summers

Published May 13, 2015

We live for our summers. So, it comes as no surprise to us - or you either - that Milwaukee is a top destination for summer travel within the United States.

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Pack an umbrella and sunscreen: A 2015 summer movie season forecast

Published April 30, 2015

Tonight, people across the country will feast their eyes on the first big blockbuster of the summer season, "The Avengers: Age of Ultron." But that's just the gigantic, explosion-filled appetizer for the upcoming summer banquet of movies to come. But which ones are looking bright, and which ones are looking a little cloudy? Allow me to put on my movie weather man cap and provide you with a seven-day forecast (more like four-month, but whatever).

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Does the Itsy belong on you?

Published May 7, 2014

The back cover of "Bring on Summer - Swim 2014" edition of the Victori'as Secret catalog brought on a whole new inner dialog for Lindsay Garric.

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My first Milwaukee spring

Published April 15, 2014

I'm a (fried) fish out of water, so I'm ready for the spring season in Milwaukee. But, I can't help but think summer.

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The ballad of the hotel washcloth

Published Sept. 11, 2013

Lindsay was hoping for a relaxing day with her husband in a poolside cabana. What she got instead was a bizarre performance that led her to pose this question: just how much is a decent person supposed to do in a pool shower?

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When does summer really end?

Published Sept. 3, 2013

When the kids go back to school and we flip the calendar to September, most write off summer as being over. Not true. Here's why.