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Mardi Gras in Milwaukee

Published Feb. 11, 2013

Even though Milwaukee is 1,000 miles from New Orleans, celebrating Mardi Gras in Brew City is one big easy.


Let the fish fry begin!

Published Feb. 22, 2012

Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. You don't have to be observant of any religion to rejoice at the explosion of fish fries around town for the next 40 days.


Another Friday, many more fish fry choices

Published March 18, 2011

If you read what I write in this space you know I'm a big fan of the Friday fish fry, especially when potato pancakes are involved. Today, I'm pondering some different options.


Locals give up cell phone, Facebook for Lent

Published April 10, 2010

People give up all sorts of indulgences and behaviors for Lent, which runs for about 40 days depending on the religion. One friend gave up drinking at home (successfully) and another gave up smoking (unsuccessfully). But even more interesting was Sura Faraj's temporary purging of Facebook and Mike Dasher's decision to quit his cell phone.

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