Results tagged with 'west allis'
Published April 20, 2014
For 24 years, Mary and William Ziegler have owned and operated candy and nut shop, Half Nuts, 9617 W. Greenfield Ave., in West Allis. Over the decades, they have seen a lot of changes in the industry and, despite the name and the increased sugar intake, seem to have remained sane.
Published Feb. 5, 2014
Maybe I should have started with the Caradaro Club, but better late than never.
Published Sept. 7, 2013
As the "final exam" for Paranormal Investigation 102, students make a late-night visit to West Allis' Lincoln Intermediate, where faculty and students have reported ghost footsteps, doors slamming by themselves and shadowy apparitions in the sick room.
Published Sept. 4, 2013
At the east end of the Lincoln Avenue Pizza Strip sits Happy Tap, 6801 W. Beloit Rd. I've driven past it dozens of times, curious about the signs on the building advertising "original thin crust pizza."
Published Aug. 12, 2013
This was a record-breaking year for the Wisconsin State Fair. Beautiful weather prompted a whopping 1,012,552 people to attend the fair over its 11-day run from Aug. 1-11.
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Over the past decade I have felt more Scrooge/Grinch than Cindy Loo Who or Tiny Tim. I used to love Christmas even though underneath the fake tree was empty most years. As a poor family we didn't have much. My mom did manage to buy gifts for us but my father's holiday spirit was misguided. He...
The neo-Nazi National Socialist Movement plans a rally this Saturday, September 3, at the West Allis City Hall. Peace Action Wisconsin and a coalition of other groups and individuals will conduct a Non-Violent Rally for Racial Justice and Unity at 1:00 p.m., one hour prior to the neo-Nazi rally, ...
On Saturday, September 3 , Neo-Nazis spoke in West Allis. (Where is a flash mob when you need one?)A much larger group of anti-Nazis (who ignored the advice of this blog) spoke louder and drowned them out.Five people were arrested, but no one got hurt.&nb...
The last few weeks I have gone into the 4th Base Restaurant on 51st and National Ave in West Milwaukee and have come across an amazing new sandwich named the Piggsville Sandwich. This place is walking distance from Miller Park, and a great pre-game stop before any Brewer game. The resta...
A few friends--men and women, black and white--were discussing how and where we met our significant others this weekend over drinks. One of my close friends brought up the topic that most women from the north shore would never consider dating him because he grew up in Cudahy. His girlfriend...
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