Results tagged with 'storm the bastille'
Published July 13, 2012
For years, one of my Dad's friends has raved about a Storm the Bastille T-shirt design from the late 1980s that he simply refers to it as the "suspender T-shirt." Until last night, I hadn't seen it. Now that I have, I want it.
Published July 9, 2011
Whether you've had a little too much fun in the sun, an exceptional customer service experience or a first-hand battle with Summerfest traffic, this week's OnMilwaukee.com Recommends has your plan of action, plus even more stuff we like - just to keep things interesting.
Published July 9, 2010
Exactly one year ago today, I stood at the starting line of the Storm the Bastille 5K run, sweating profusely, wondering what I got myself into. Last night, I was also sweating bullets at the starting line, but not because I wasn't sure if I could finish. This time, my perspiration came from heat and humidity.
Published Jan. 6, 2010
I have a feeling that 2010 is going to be a pretty good year. The new year brings optimism that, as we emerge from a rather crappy economy, is palpable in all sorts of examples. I'm no futurist, but I have tracked down 10 of my most eagerly anticipated events of the year and that dates that they will go down.
Published July 13, 2009
Last Friday, I proudly recounted my ill-advised but ultimately successful plan to go from the couch to a 5K race in just a week. Today, I'm walking with a noticeable limp.
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Sometimes the best thing for me to do is to walk into a situation blind. Cold turkey. Depending on the situation, of course. The annual run of Storming the Bastille was one of those situations. It is a 5K (3.1 mile) run that marks the opening of my favorite Milwaukee festival, Bastille Days. It i...
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