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Finding bits of Britain in the Windy City Image

Finding bits of Britain in the Windy City

Published Tuesday, June 23

When Paul Weller came to Chicago's Vic Theater last week I had to go. And, because Weller is so defined by Britishness, I decided to make the jaunt an English themed trip.

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9 must-try treasures of KeyLime Cove

Published Sunday, June 21

KeyLime Cove has a lot of offerings, from thrilling water slides to decadent food items, but it's the simple stuff that makes an overnight at KeyLime Cove a true treasure trove of fun.

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A mini Third Ward architectural walking tour, part 2

Published Tuesday, June 16

The Third Ward is not only a vibrant living museum of historic Milwaukee architecture, those buildings offer examples of work by all the greatest architects the city has produced. Follow me on a second mini walking tour of some of the neighborhood's most interesting gems.

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You won't believe these 7 Milwaukee "imposters"

Published Friday, June 12

As we Milwaukeeans travel these great United States, we sometimes stumble upon something that looks very, very familiar, but at the same time, not quite the way we're used to seeing it. Kinda like that cast George and Jerry hired for their TV show about themselves on "Seinfeld." Here are a few of them...

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AmEx loves Milwaukee summers

Published Wednesday, May 13

We live for our summers. So, it comes as no surprise to us - or you either - that Milwaukee is a top destination for summer travel within the United States.

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6 things I learned in Germany

Published Friday, May 8

No matter how far away you go for vacation, it's hard not to keep track of the similarities and differences of the cultures that you encounter along the way. Here are a few notes Jason McDowell kept during his visit to the motherland.

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Investigating the ghosts of the legendary Stanley Hotel

Published Thursday, May 7

Before Jack Nicholson ever portrayed Stephen King's protagonist in "The Shining," before the words "Heeeeeeeere's Johnny!" were ever muttered onscreen, and before images and dialogue from Stanley Kubrick's 1980 film adaptation ever took root into the annals of film history, there was a seed planted at the Stanley Hotel in majestic Estes Park, Colo.

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Chicago trip can nurture a young passion for architecture and design

Published Wednesday, May 6

If your house seems more like a storage unit for thousands of dollars' worth of LEGO building sets, you're not alone. LEGO sales in recent years have soared beyond $3 billion annually and they've been growing steadily. But if you're hoping that your child's ability to follow the directions to assemble the Death Star translates into something bigger, you just might want to elevate the challenge.

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8 aerial views of Milwaukee

Published Wednesday, April 29

Every now and I again, I come across the photos I took the day I flew an airplane. Now, I make no claim on being either an airplane pilot or a great photographer, but the combination of dabbling in those things resulted in some decent aerial photos of the city, some of which made it into the original story. When I stumbled across them today, I decided to share them here, along with some great advice I received that day from my instruction ... "don't drop the camera out the window."

A mini Third Ward architectural walking tour Image

A mini Third Ward architectural walking tour

Published Tuesday, April 21

The Third Ward is not only a vibrant living museum of historic Milwaukee architecture, those buildings offer examples of work by all the greatest architects the city has produced.

10 essential books about Milwaukee Image

10 essential books about Milwaukee

Published Sunday, April 19

The local interest section in Milwaukee's bookshops are not overflowing with titles, it's true. But there are some good books that offer insights into our city and are essential reads for Milwaukeeans and also make great gifts for visitors, family and friends that have moved out of town and for yourself!

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Seven Seat Bike Tours take riders 'round the city

Published Saturday, April 18

There are a plethora of vehicles that offer unique ways to explore Milwaukee, from the Pedal Tavern to a Segway to a seven-seat bike. Shlomo Levin is the owner of Milwaukee Seven Seat Bike Tours, a seasonal business that takes riders on city adventures via a "conference bike."