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Molly Snyder grew up on Milwaukee's East Side and today, she lives in the Walker's Point neighborhood with her partner and two sons.

As a full time senior writer, editorial manager and self-described experience junkie, Molly has written thousands of articles about Milwaukee (and a few about New Orleans, Detroit, Indianapolis, Boston and various vacation spots in Wisconsin) that range in subject from where to get the best cup of coffee to an in-depth profile on the survivors of the iconic Norman apartment building that burned down in the '90s.

She also once got a colonic just to report on it, but that's enough on that. 

Always told she had a "radio voice," Molly found herself as a regular contributor on FM102, 97WMYX and 1130WISN with her childhood radio favorite, Gene Mueller.

Molly's poetry, essays and articles appeared in many publications including USA Today, The Writer, The Sun Magazine and more. She has a collection of poetry, "Topless," and is slowly writing a memoir.

In 2009, Molly won a Milwaukee Press Club Award. She served as the Narrator / writer-in-residence at the Pfister Hotel from 2013-2014. She is also a story slam-winning storyteller who has performed with The Moth, Ex Fabula and Risk!

When she's not writing, interviewing or mom-ing, Molly teaches tarot card classes, gardens, sits in bars drinking Miller products and dreams of being in a punk band again.

 



Recent Articles
 
 Bars & Clubs - March 22, 2017
 The demise of "all you can drink nights"
 In Milwaukee, few bars have "all you can drink" nights anymore. Adam "Hawk" Griffin, owner of Fire on Water, offered it at his bar every Thursday night for years, but got rid of it in 2016.
 
 Bars & Clubs - March 22, 2017
 The joy of the shower beer
 I have taken a bath with a glass of wine before, and I have drank coffee while showering, but last night I joined the ranks of millions (?) and experienced my first showerbeer.
 
 Bars & Clubs - March 20, 2017
 Rascal's On Murray is closing April 1
 According to a statement released by owner Jim Baade, Rascal's On Murray will close for good on Saturday, April 1. (No, not a joke.)
 
 Bars & Clubs - March 20, 2017
 Featured bartender: Sara Padley of Drink Wisconsinbly Pub
 OnMilwaukee stopped in Drink Wisconsinbly, which recently won Best New Bar in OnMilwaukee's annual readers' poll, and chatted with Sara Padley about dogs, cheese curds, rural living and, of course, beer.
 
 Bars & Clubs - March 15, 2017
 Two local joints nix straws
 At the beginning of 2017, two Walker's Point bar-restaurants discontinued providing straws for drink-ordering customers. Customers' reactions have been very mixed.
 
 Bars & Clubs - March 15, 2017
 Women of Whiskey: Goodkind's Katie Rose
 Katie Rose is the co-owner of Goodkind, 2457 S. Wentworth Ave., and a whiskey enthusiast. When asked if she had a favorite kind of whiskey, her immediate response was, "Oh, come on, you know it's impossible to play favorites with your children!"
 
 Bars & Clubs - March 14, 2017
 What are your karaoke go-to songs?
 Whether buzzed on Miller Lite and belting out "Pour Some Sugar On Me" or completely sober and crooning "Let's Get It On," karaoke is a crapton of fun for many people. We'll share our go-to songs - will you share yours?
 
 Bars & Clubs - March 9, 2017
 Nomad World Pub Madison announces opening date
 Nomad World Pub opened on Brady Street on March 16, 1995, and announced today that it will open a new Madison location on Tuesday, March 14.
 
 Marketplace - March 8, 2017
 8 fierce female business owners
 Many Milwaukee women are major contributors to local business, so in honor of International Women's Day, here are eight who are providing life-enhancing outlets for Brew City shoppers and, in many cases, building community at the same time.
 
 Bars & Clubs - March 8, 2017
 Women of Whiskey: Michelle Malicki
 Women might not traditionally dominate the whiskey scene, but those in the know are spreading the good word of the spirit that's loved by all.
 


Recent Podcasts
 
Arts and Entertainment - April 16, 2010
 Molly, Kramp and Adler warm up your mid-April weekend
Molly, Kramp and Adler warm up your mid-April weekend
Length: 00:07:29
 
Arts and Entertainment - November 13, 2009
 Molly talks the weekend with Kramp and Adler
Molly Snyder Edler joins FM 102.1's Kramp and Adler to talk about the weekend.
Length: 00:06:13
 
Arts and Entertainment - October 23, 2009
 Molly, Kramp and Adler fall back into this autumn weekend
he fall activities continue this weekend with harvest festivals, haunted houses and the start of Halloween-filled fun. Here at OnMilwaukee.com, we're closing down Murray Avenue for a festival of art, music and food on Saturday or you can opt to make the short drive north to Kohler for a weekend filled with fall themed activities. You'll find costumes and Halloween fun at Boo Fest in the Milwaukee Public Market, Family Fun Fest at the Racine Art Museum or Family Fun day at the Harley-Davidson Museum. The Bucks continue with their last preseason game and the Admirals take to the rink for one of this season's first battles.
Length: 00:07:01
 
Arts and Entertainment - October 9, 2009
 Molly, Kramp and Adler warm up for this chilly fall weekend
Fundraisers, concerts and spooky scenes dominate Milwaukee's calendar this weekend. Lend your support by running Al's Run/Walk for Children's Hospital or doing the AIDS WALK Wisconsin and then fill your stomach at Empty Bowls Milwaukee. Miley Cyrus, "Spring Awakening," Ron White, Peter Mulvey, Codebreaker and comedian Paul Mooney all appear on stage, and the Milwaukee Book Festival hosts authors for readings and discussions at several area bookstores.
Length: 00:09:06
 
Arts and Entertainment - September 4, 2009
 Molly, Kramp and Adler warm up your Labor Day weekend
Labor Day might fall a little bit later this year, but that doesn't mean Milwaukee is skimping on the celebration. For everyone staying in town for the weekend, there's plenty going on to keep you busy. Enjoy block parties on Milwaukee Street and Water Street for the Milwaukee Rally, on Martin Luther King Drive for the MLK Street Jam and BBQ or in Walker's Point for the NAGAAA Gay Softball World Series.
Length: 00:06:13
 
Arts and Entertainment - August 7, 2009
 Kramp, Adler and Andy preview State Fair's opening weekend
A new music festival in the Third Ward, the big "Milwaukee's Top Model Search" finale at Bradford Beach, Moody Blues, Collective Soul, "Rockerbox" in Riverwest, outdoor movies all over town, "Beer City Tattoo Convention," Arab World Fest, "Morning Glory Craft Fair," the Milwaukee Comedy Festival, "The Phantom of the Opera," a forecast that's saying temperatures in the 90s, oh and a little thing called the Wisconsin State Fair. Get it on, Milwaukee. The great Milwaukee weekend is here, and it's jam packed! No worries, though, the famous OnMilwaukee.com Weekend Preview has you covered.
Length: 00:07:47
 
Arts and Entertainment - July 31, 2009
 Kramp, Adler and Molly walk you through this weekend's events
After last weekend's jam-packed offerings, the city takes a quiet break this weekend with fewer activities and an overall calmer feeling. Anyone searching for a good mix of music, art and entertainment can try catching the end of the EAA Air Show in Oshkosh or the last days of "Downtown Employee Appreciation" on Thursday and Friday. See actors live at the Times Theater or check out the Van's Warped Tour at the Marcus Amphitheater on Thursday. Don't miss out on Jaime Foxx and Crosby, Stills and Nash, who are in town, too.
Length: 00:03:17
 
Arts and Entertainment - June 26, 2009
 Kramp, Adler and Molly preview your Summerfest-filled weekend
This weekend is all about Summerfest. The Big Gig hits the lakefront with live music, festival food and plenty of activities for the whole family. But if you're looking for something other than outdoor live music, Milwaukee's got you covered. See professional street racing at its best with the Downer Classic on Saturday.
Length: 00:07:40
 
Arts and Entertainment - May 1, 2009
 Slide into May with Molly, Kramp and Adler
If you're looking for music, Willy Porter, The Killers and Flight of the Conchords are all in town with local shows sure to live up to their name. Need more? The International Pop Overthrow Festival stages dozens of local and regional bands all in one weekend. A drag show at Alverno or Ghostwalk with the Holler House are two city firsts you won't want to miss.
Length: 00:08:29
 
Arts and Entertainment - April 24, 2009
 Molly, Kramp and Adler warm up this mid-April weekend
Earth Day carries over into the weekend with events for individuals and families all weekend long. Look to the Urban Ecology Center, Washington Park and state parks for activities and volunteer opportunities to get your hands dirty. Both Milwaukee NARI and Rummage-o-Rama recycle local goods to help your neighborhood and your wallet.
Length: 00:08:17