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Articles tagged with 'summer'

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19 thoughts that struck me while exploring Doctor's Park

Published July 23, 2016

In the name of enjoying summer and taking advantage of the expansive county park a mere half mile from her home, Laura Harvey decided to conduct an in-depth exploration of Doctor's Park so that all those who visit may enjoy it as much as she did.

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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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Grillin' with Steinhafels

Published July 1, 2016

While sunny skies and warm temperatures are nice, the true sign of a Wisconsin summer is the aroma of brats on the barbie, steaks sizzling, and other meats and veggies grilled to perfection. And the Big Green Egg can help you score that perfect summer soiree.

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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.

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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).