Results tagged with 'chicago'
Published June 24, 2016
Colectivo Coffee broke ground this week on a new cafe in Chicago, its first-ever location outside of Wisconsin. The fully renovated, 1,800-square foot space sits at 2530 N. Clark St., in the heart of Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood.
Published June 21, 2016
Before the champagne had dried on the Cavaliers' celebration Sunday night, people already began looking for which sports fans were the saddest now that that city's losing streak was over. And wouldn't you know it, it's us. But really, Milwaukee is not the next Cleveland.
Published June 4, 2016
The illustrious Muhammad Ali, who died Friday night at 74, visited Milwaukee at least four times. He always left an indelible, unforgettable mark on the town and the people that saw him, including this writer.
Published May 19, 2016
Nearby Chicago is the perfect place for a quick weekend getaway filled with, well, whatever you want, even if what you want is not a whole lot of planning, but just time to relax.
Published May 12, 2016
When it comes to Wisconsin football, it's usually all about the Packers and the Badgers. But there's a team in this city that plays a different kind of football. It's the Bombers, Milwaukee's official Australian rules football team.
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Thursday July 3rd, 2014 – Rosemont, IL Whenever I’m stupid enough to think I have anything figured out is exactly the time I find out I don’t. I’ve been harping on and on of late about how dead 4th of July week is in comedy clubs, and then I show up at Zani...
Friday April 25th, 2014 – Island Lake, IL After all of the painstaking effort I have put in over a lifetime feverishly attempting to create an identity that is moderately recognizable to the largest amount of people possible, it’s laughable at how tiny a number that tu...
Tuesday March 4th, 2014 – Chicago, IL Once again I was called in for short term bullpen duty by Zanies Comedy Club in Chicago, and once again I answered the call. For whatever reason, they needed me to fill in for tonight only so that’s what I did. I always enjoy the c...
Monday December 30th, 2013 – Tucson, AZ Life is just full of pleasant surprises these days, and I’m not complaining. Today I had another one come out of nowhere, and again it absolutely blew me away. Whatever cosmic slot machine I have been playing of late is paying of...
Sunday December 8th, 2013 – Island Lake, IL When I started doing comedy in Milwaukee, all I wanted was to be the best comedian in town. I thought if I could achieve that, everything else would take care of itself. I’d eventually achieve my goal after several years of s...
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