Results tagged with 'boswell books'
Published May 18, 2013
We all have our favorite bars and our favorite restaurants, our favorite parks and our favorite vistas. But, certainly, we shop and it follows that we have our favorite retailers, too. Here are some of our favorite shops, past and present.
Published May 15, 2013
Shorewood has become an enclave for small local businesses. But, does shopping locally really make a difference? Business owners think so.
Published April 8, 2013
Bookseller and author Amy Stewart writes some cool books, typically sprouting from her passion for gardening. Her latest - "The Drunken Botanist: The Plants that Create the World's Great Drinks" - goes indoors, specifically inside the bar, to uncover the close ties between botany and booze. She comes to town next week.
Published Feb. 18, 2013
Milwaukee has always had a good rock and roll scene. Sure, there have been ups and downs, but the three-chords-and-the-truth spirit has been fueling Brew City garage bands from the days of The Bonnevilles and The Nomads in the 1950s through today. If you don't believe me, check out local musician Peter Roller's new book, "Milwaukee Garage Bands: Generations of Grassroots Rock."
Published Jan. 10, 2013
His book may be about Chicago, but its stories translate well to Brew City, too. Scott Jacobs, author of "Never Leave Your Block: Adventures in Urban Living" is coming to Milwaukee to talk about them on Saturday, Jan. 12.
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