Results tagged with 'winter'
Published March 3, 2015
This latest snow fall made me realize something. I've never called dibs here. I'm not alone. I don't see any Milwaukeeans shoveling out angled parking spots or street parking spots and calling dibs on their handiwork.
You know, "dibs." See, this is a real thing that real people do - specifically 90 miles south of us in Chicago. And it's serious business.
Published Jan. 25, 2015
A lot of Wisconsinites complain about the cold and snow, but given the choice, would we move to a warmer climate if we could? There are definitely trade offs - including that many places with higher annual temperatures also have a larger population of bugs. Which would you prefer: snow or bugs?
Published Jan. 23, 2015
As much as I do enjoy other people, there are times I also love to be where they are not. One of these times was last winter - Milwaukee's coldest in about three decades - when I had reached my threshold for football and "Real Housewives" and living with 50 other people in one building, went down the hill, and took a walk on Bradford Beach along Lake Michigan. It was the most restorative thing I had done in a long time.
Published Jan. 21, 2015
Property owners in the City of Milwaukee are advised that a city ordinance amendment concerning sidewalk snow and ice removal took effect on Jan. 20, 2015.
Published Dec. 3, 2014
Slice of Ice skating rink at Red Arrow Park officially opens for the holiday season on Thursday, Dec. 4, at 4 p.m.
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By: Tony Matera / twitter @Insuring_WI Sadly the winter jackets are out, the holiday music is playing, even saw some lights being hung in the downtown today. All a constant reminder that Wisconsin's second (and longest season) is here. For that reason I wanted to share with those who find themse...
Snow globes, transparent sphere in a delicate glass prison. Once false move the fragile contents can shatter in a sopping mess on the floor. So safe under the protective bubble. A cozy red brick house with tall trees and snow mounds. Cheerful figures with rosy cheeks. Fuzzy mittens and vivid f...
Friday January 31st, 2014 – Findlay, OH This is turning out to be an especially nasty winter, but we’ve been due for one for a few years now so I’m not complaining. If I’m going to be based where I am, it has to be expected. I’d love to be based somew...
Chill-i-Fest 2011 Promises Lots of Family Fun Oconomowoc, WI - Downtown Oconomowoc will be abuzz with ice sculpting, winter sports and culinary competition during the 4th annual Chill-i-Fest, Saturday, January 15, from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM, sponsored by the Downtown Oconomowoc Merchants As...
Monday November 17th, 2008 - Chicago, IL Hello winter my old friend. The myth of global warming doesn’t hide the fact that we’re all about to get blasted by your fury one more year. I for one am not thrilled about it and if I had a reason to move somewhere warm I would. But I don&rsqu...
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