Best Milwaukee drink, 2017
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:01:00 CDT - Last year was the very first year for the Best Milwaukee Drink category. And you gave it up for The Wicked Hop's Bloody Mary. But can that Brew City staple take the title again this year?

Learning the truth about the joys and immense satisfactions of giving
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:03:00 CDT - One of the things people always say is that givers get so much out of giving. There's no reason to doubt the truth of the dictum, but how do you quantify it? What does that mean, in real terms? Now I know exactly what it means, specifically.

Urban spelunking: Kneisler's 126-year-old White House tavern
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:04:00 CDT - A lot has changed in Milwaukee over the years, and especially in Bay View. But one thing that's remained constant for nearly 126 years is the white clapboard tavern on the corner of Ellen Street, where Kinnickinnic Avenue bends off to the right.

Why did the Packers re-sign running back Christine Michael?
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:29:00 CDT - Apparently, the Packers saw something in Christine Michael last year that most everyone else did not. The backup running back has re-signed with Green Bay, according to ESPN reports, despite an unremarkable half-season in 2016. Why did Ted Thompson bring him back?

What's coming and going from Netflix in April
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:56:00 CDT - From original shows and movies to an impressive lineup of classic films and legendary directors, there's plenty to be excited for next month on Netflix. Unfortunately, what streaming services giveth they also taketh away.

Provencal fish stew & more on menu for Maison in Washington Heights
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:01:00 CDT - The opening for Maison has been a while coming. However, when the time comes, and it should be soon, Chef Michael Quinn and Sous Chef Joe Roethel will be ready to roll out a menu they've been working on for the past few months.

The demise of "all you can drink nights"
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:09:00 CDT - 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.

Milwaukee's best patio, 2017
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:01:00 CDT - We can almost feel the summer breeze, so patio drinking season is in sight. What is the best patio to enjoy cocktails, beer and more? Find out here.

Allium closed, but hopefully not for good
Sun, 29 Jan 2017 21:50:00 CDT - Change is in the air again, this time for Allium, a cozy bar and restaurant at 2101 N. Prospect Ave. The owners announced within the hour on Facebook that the business will close - at least for now.

East Side dining guide
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 17:01:00 CDT - For decades, the East Side has been home to some of Milwaukee's best restaurants, bars and shops and one of the social and cultural hubs of the city. The East Side offers an array of delectable and eclectic eats for everyone from humble college students to well-off professionals.

Rapid Review: Chic Cafe
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German folk duo Milky Chance owned their time at Summerfest
Thu, 7 Jul 2016 02:56:00 CDT - Milky Chance may be a fairly new group, but its sound is sure to resonate with people for a while. The duo gave us a taste of its particular magic at the U.S. Cellular Connection Stage at Summerfest Wednesday night.

Sticks and stones? Should the Redskins change their name?
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:03:00 CDT - The Washington Redskins football team is starting the process of getting a new stadium, either in Maryland or Virginia or Washington. A reporter asked team president George Allen if he would be willing to drop the nickname in order to get support for the new stadium. "No," Allen replied.

Bowersox fills Turner Hall with fantastic voice
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 07:29:00 CDT - The beautiful part of the Turner Hall ballroom on 4th Street is the acoustics in the room can benefit from a band, or a single singer. For Crystal Bowersox, the "American Idol" runner up in the show's 9th season, just her powerful voice filled the space.

15 years in numbers
Sat, 28 Sep 2013 13:01:00 CDT - As we celebrate 15 years in Milwaukee media, takes a mathematical look at just how much has happened in our city since 1998.

A Meditation on reggae: A great roots harmony trio plays Shank Hall
Sat, 17 Mar 2012 09:03:00 CDT - In honor of this weekend's Milwaukee performance by The Meditations, we present five great 1970s reggae harmony groups - not an easy list to narrow down.

Steinhafels Before and After: Downsizing in style
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:00:00 CDT - As families reach retirement age, it can be hard to downsize. However, just because a family downsizes doesn't mean they can't live in a beautiful, elegant space. In the latest Steinhafels "Before and After" article, we take a look at just that scenario.

Free Pour: Cocktail classes for the home enthusiast
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:01:00 CDT - Free Pour, a new Milwaukee-based company, wants to de-mystify mixology for the home cocktail enthusiast. They do so using both public and private classes that teach average Joes how to make great cocktails in the comfort of their own homes.

6 places to grab a drink in old Milwaukee
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:02:00 CDT - Brew City has always loved a drink. Here were six places to get 'em in old Milwaukee.

National Trust says Domes are a National Treasure & can be repaired
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 05:00:00 CDT - Today, the National Trust for Historic Preservation releases a new engineering report on the Mitchell Park Domes - which it calls a National Treasure - that the trust says "demonstrates a more comprehensive and cost-effective path forward for preserving the Domes."