MSNBC touts "Milwaukee's best"
MSNBC travel writer Harriet Baskas is out with a story called "Secondary cities offer alternative to big-city vacations," and Milwaukee is prominently featured.
Mummies invade museum!
OK, so it's not really an invasion, rather "Mummies of the World" -- billed as the largest-ever exhibition of mummies -- which opens at Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 W. Wells St., on Friday, Dec. 17 and runs through May 30, 2011. But this exhibition of mummies from around the globe -- and related artifacts -- feels more "Body Worlds" than King Tut.
The non-existent customer service at Delta
I'm supposed to be in Minneapolis right now, but because my Delta flight from Milwaukee was canceled due to mechanical trouble -- not weather -- I'm sitting at my desk. And I'm fuming.
Pulitzer Foundation's design worth a trip to St. Louis
Designed by Japan's Tadao Ando, the Pulitzer Foundation of the Arts building in St. Louis is an example of simple, yet successful design.
Talking Milwaukee tours
Kay Collins, the owner and operator of KBC Tour Company, spends her days showing people from all corners of the globe how amazing our little slice of metropolitan truly is.
Mitchell International welcomes 8 millionth traveler of 2010
The number of passengers using Mitchell International in 2010 has already exceeded 2009's record total of 7,946,562. Number 8,000,000 landed today.
Getting juiced up for a Badgers homecoming romp
Having grown up in Madison, Alissa Lawton always bled Bucky Badger Red, so when she gets the opportunity to go home for a game, whether it' s football, basketball, volleyball or hockey, she just can't pass it up.
Milwaukee by boat
Just over a week ago, I took a little boat ride. Something of a three-hour tour actually around the harbors and inlets of the Milwaukee coastline. I've done the booze cruise thing a few times before, but this was a small, unscheduled trip on a friend's boat.
Iron Horse nabs national award
The Iron Horse Hotel, 500 W. Florida St., was named "Boutique Hotel of the Year" by The Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association, Hospitality Design Group and The Nielsen Company.
New York Post: Milwaukee "just damn fun to spend time with"
In case you missed yesterday's New York Post story about Milwaukee, here are the highlights and the link.
After 31 years, Liberace Museum is closing
The extraordinary life of a Milwaukee native who captured the hearts of millions is housed in a Las Vegas Museum. The museum's Twitter account, yesterday, announced that it's closing.
10 quick hits from the Las Vegas Strip
With the Labor Day getaway winding, I just can't wait to get a few things off my chest.
Flying high at AirVenture 2010
The EAA AirVenture, which wrapped up its run in Oshkosh, is heaven for people with a passion for aviation.
"Mummies of the World" coming to Milwaukee Public Museum
The "Mummies of the World" exhibition began with a mysterious and rare find of 20 human mummies hidden in the basement of the Reiss-Engelhorn Museums in Mannheim, Germany in 2004. Today, it's the largest traveling exhibition of mummies ever assembled. And, this winter it's coming to the Milwaukee Public Museum.
Check into a Pink Room
Yesterday, The InterContinental Milwaukee hotel started taking reservations for the new Pink Room, a project conceived by InterContinental Milwaukee hotel employees affected by breast cancer.
A late-night road trip turns into a catharsis
I thought we were helping a friend get over a girl. Seven hours, three beers and 180 miles later, I realized our late-night excursion was something much more important.
My favorite Milwaukee landmarks
I parked under the Hoan Bridge Tuesday and I started thinking about my favorite Milwaukee images.
Inspired by a six pack -- a guide to New Glarus
A couple summers ago, a group of us packed up the car and headed due west to spend the weekend in New Glarus, a quaint town blanketed by rolling green hills, peaceful pastures and a palpable Swiss influence.
City girl goes country
Self-proclaimed "City Girl" Nirvana Cobb is down south, getting to know a simpler way of life.
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Toto, we're not in Milwaukee anymore (or are we?)
Few will confuse Milwaukee for Miami or Waukesha for Warsaw, but if you squint your eyes and let your mind wander, there are several places that just seem so, well, un-Milwaukee (in either time or place).
AirTran launches "Brewers One"
AirTran Airways is showing a little hometown pride with an aircraft painted in Brewers colors.
Bradford Beach opens May 22
Summer on Milwaukee's lakefront officially opens on May 22 with the re-opening of Bradford Beach. Several new events also are on tap for 2010.
Chicago Magazine spends a good day in Milwaukee
"The 312" came to "The 414" and found a mighty fine Brew City tour.
Tanned, baseball watched: spring training mission accomplished
Sunday and Monday consisted of one more Brewers game, a nap, some excellent sushi and a nightcap at a cool bar. The biggest fireworks were at the airport this morning, as TSA shut down the terminal, screaming "bravo" because someone presumably skipped through the security line.
Location, location, location (Phoenix edition)
Saturday turned into one of those perfect spring training days that I couldn't have drawn up better had I sketched it on a cocktail napkin.