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OnMilwaukee Weekend Preview: July 21-24, 2016

Published July 24, 2016

The great Milwaukee weekend is here - and so is your OnMilwaukee Weekend Preview. Hit up the Waukesha County Fair, head to a farmers market or take in a movie under the stars. Whatever you choose to do, make it a great weekend, Milwaukee!

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German Fest: July 29-31

Published July 24, 2016

Milwaukee's German Fest, North America's largest German celebration, provides an ample supply of lederhosen, polkas and pilsner, but it also prides itself on being the most traditional German event in North America.

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Vans Warped Tour: July 26

Published July 22, 2016

This day-long music marathon has been called "punk rock summer camp" in some circles, co-mingling punk, alternative, emo, hardcore, ska and a touch of hip-hop at a bargain price - 75 bands for about $48 (after fees).

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Bostyx fuses two classic rock bands into Festa Italiana

Published July 21, 2016

Boston and Styx may not be the first things that come to mind when you think of Italian culture and heritage. But what Bostyx lacks in Italian cred, they hope to make up for in rocking classic tunes at their Festa Italiana set this weekend.

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Live @ Peck Pavilion: July 26-Aug. 22

Published July 21, 2016

Live @ Peck Pavilion on the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts grounds along the Milwaukee River Downtown begins July 24 and runs through Aug. 22. Each day of the series will have a different program focus and all events are free.

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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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