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2016 Fourth of July fireworks and parades guide

Published June 29, 2016

There's nothing better than grabbing a blanket and loved ones and heading to your nearest park for some festivities, firework-gazing and appreciation of the good ol' U.S. of A. Here is your ultimate Milwaukee guide to the Fourth of July.

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Summerfest picks: Sandy Maxx

Published June 29, 2016

This is the best batch of Big Gig bands in more than a decade. So after wrestling with each day's schedule and trying to figure out how to clone myself, I've made my picks for what I have to see at this year's Big Gig - from Paul McCartney to Billy Idol and more.

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Bristol Renaissance Faire: July 9-Sept. 5

Published June 29, 2016

Bust out the corset for the Bristol Renaissance Faire, running every weekend from July 9 to Sept. 5. The Bristol Renaissance Faire takes visitors for a rollicking romp through the 16th century.

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VISIT Milwaukee to unveil new interactive photo op at Summerfest

Published June 27, 2016

On Wednesday, VISIT Milwaukee will unveil a brand new, interactive art installation at the Summerfest grounds' south gate that features an M and E in big six-foot-tall letters, with guests invited to pose as the missing K in the middle.

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Burnhearts' Pabst Street Party: July 2

Published June 27, 2016

Burnhearts will hold its ninth annual Pabst Street Party on July 2. Take in Tigernite, Webster X, shop the arts and crafts, drink some tasty beer or just chill in the sun at this Bay View street festival brought to you by Pabst.

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Do you know how lucky you are?!

For those of us who reside in the metro-Milwaukee area and love to complain about the sparse parking, the overnight parking restrictions, the higher cost of living and the traffic, I have a wake up call for you! Hey, I get it, small talk usually relates to something annoying - weath...

A Brady Street Festival Frenzy

I had never been to the Brady Street Fest, but after last Saturday's bash on Brady, I'll never miss another one. Down the city's most hip and diverse street in all of the land, the scene looked more like a brochure of "Visit New Orleans" than Milwaukee on Saturday. There was a sk...

How I spent opening day in the kids' area (and survived)

When I was younger, I didn't spend a lot of time at Summerfest. Or rather - I didn't spend a lot of time in the kids' area. By the time I started going to Summerfest, it was mostly to drag a very harassed parent to a stage for a band that I had to see. Unfortunately for me, the kids' area was s...

Juneteenth Not The Same Anymore

Back in the day as a kid, I enjoyed going to the Juneteenth festival in the 1980's.  It was not as crazy as it is now.You had your usual drunks talking nonsense when you walked past them. I remembered Juneteenth staying open until midnight.  Somewhere along the way, other people had to ...

Delafield - Close to it all. Far from expected.

Peaceful trails, pure lakes, trendy shopping & dining... As spring rolls into Wisconsin, bringing with it longer, sun-filled days, it's a great time to shake off winter with a visit to Delafield, Wisconsin. It's a welcoming city in an exquisite outdoor setting known as Lake Country, and just ...

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