The Classic Rock Show brings beloved rock legends to life
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 18:56:00 CDT - People dream of seeing legendary rock bands like Led Zeppelin, Queen, AC/DC and more. Thanks to groups like The Classic Rock Show - coming to The Pabst Sunday night - you can still see these legends and hear their awesome rock anthems come to life.
Tweed Funk frontman's road to cancer recovery leads back to the stage
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 14:06:00 CDT - Battling some stage fright is nothing compared to what Tweed Funk frontman Joseph "Smokey" Holman's fought against over the past year: multiple myeloma, an ailment that kept the soulful singer and his band sidelined for over half a year.
A word on paczki and 10 spots to get your fix
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 13:01:00 CDT - Next week marks the beginning of Lent. And that means a host of Milwaukee bakeries are battening down their hatches and baking up a storm in preparation for "Paczki Day." We've got everything you need to know about the luscious butter-infused filled pastries.
The Rep's "Grounded" takes off with a tale of a pilot who loses her wings
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 09:03:00 CDT - War is hell. It was General William Tecumseh Sherman who said this famed phrase during the Civil War, and his words were never more eloquently or pointedly dramatized than in "Grounded," the George Brant play that opened at The Rep's Stiemke Studio.
Donald Driver talks Packers, post-career work, Hall of Fame emceeing and more
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:34:00 CDT - On Friday, Donald Driver somehow carved half an hour out of his busy schedule to talk to OnMilwaukee about the Packers, his post-career work and pursuits, emceeing the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame induction in April and a hobbled sports writer's hamstring injury.
Are you the next owner of the East Side Red Dot?
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:01:00 CDT - The fate of the former East Side Red Dot still hangs in the balance. In fact, as of today, the restaurant building is for sale. What could go into the popular East Side bar and restaurant? That depends on the buyer, says owner Martin Beaudoin.
On the Burger Trail: The Lucy at Crafty Cow
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:01:00 CDT - At Crafty Cow, you can order up any number of lavishly topped burgers featuring ingredients like prime rib, peanut butter, pork belly and a host of other options. But, we stuck to the basics and ordered the Lucy, an homage to the original Jucy Lucy burger.
Bucks select local urban development group for arena district apartments
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:01:00 CDT - The Bucks today announced the selection of Milwaukee-based Royal Capital Group LLC to develop a 90-unit apartment complex within the new arena district. Construction of the residential units is expected to begin next fall upon majority completion of the parking structure.
What you need to know about MPS' new school uniforms policy
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:30:00 CDT - On Thursday night, the Milwaukee Board of School Directors passed a district-wide Milwaukee Public Schools uniform policy. Here is what you need to know about the new MPS "Uniforms and Student Dress Code" policy.
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, OnMilwaukee.com 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.
OnMilwaukee Weekend Preview, Feb. 23-26, 2017
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 07:27:00 CDT - The great Milwaukee weekend is here. Are you ready? You are now! Make it a great one! Get this in your inbox every Thursday.
What's coming and going from Netflix in March
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:36:00 CDT - Netflix recently announced its latest batch of comings and goings for the month of March, and while there's no sight of Prince Fielder's new food show, there's plenty of other tasty morsels for movie fans and binge-watchers to dig into.
Who will win - and who should win - at the 2017 Oscars
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:56:00 CDT - Even though the big prize is pretty much a big lock - thanks a lot, "La La Land" - there's still plenty of excitement and drama to be found among the other categories Sunday night. Here are our predictions for who will win during the 2017 Academy Awards.