Results tagged with 'prohibition'
Published April 17, 2013
While Prohibition shuttered The Glunz - which recently reopened after 90 years - the 14-year ban on booze that began in 1919 sparked the era of the secret world of the speakeasy, especially in Chicago, where Capone and his contemporaries ran the show. Now, the Windy City's passion for the speakeasy has been rekindled in a big way.
Published Aug. 15, 2011
A cell phone video captures the horror of the Indiana State Fair tragedy, demonstrating the power we have in our hands. ... Radiohead will join Alec Baldwin next month on the first SNL of the new season. ... Eagerly waiting for Ken Burns' "Prohibition."
Published June 15, 2010
If you don't know about Marty HIntz, you're really not paying attention. In addition to his work as a journalist and freelance writer -- and half of a gossip column team -- Hintz has written, quite literally, dozens and dozens of books. We caught up with him planting spuds and he took a break to tell us about his latest, "Forgotten Tales of Wisconsin."
Published April 22, 2009
Buffalo Brewing Company honors the 76th anniversary of the repeal of prohibition by passing you a free pint this afternoon. Starting at 4 p.m., you have 76 minutes to get to Just Art's Saloon, 181 S. 2nd St., for a free pint of Buffalo Brewing Co.'s signature lager, Bison Blonde.
Published April 7, 2008
It was 75 years ago today that the drink that made Milwaukee famous was made legal again.
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