Habitat for Humanity plans expansion into Midtown, Harambee
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 13:56:00 CDT - In July, Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity announced plans to invest $9 million over the next three years in the Midtown neighborhood between North and Lisbon avenues and between 25th and 30th streets, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Weekly Sips with Thirsty Passport: Braise Restaurant
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 13:01:00 CDT - I'm enamoured of grabbing a quick bite at the Braise Bar. There's plenty to love about the welcoming space where the bartenders are friendly and knowledgeable and there's always something interesting to nibble. It's even better when I've got a two-for-one deal in my pocket.
9 reasons to bounce into Bounce
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 10:01:00 CDT - Bay View's Bounce Milwaukee is as much of a grown-up destination as it is a kid zone. Adults can jump, slide, laser, climb, box, play video games, sumo wrestle and more, in between drinking beers or cocktails and eating healthy (or not healthy) food.
Keith Urban and the rest of Day 2 roar through the rain at Country Thunder
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 08:59:00 CDT - It's a good artist that can push through weather to create a decent set. It's a great artist who can embrace the weather and create an epic set. Enter Dan + Shay and Keith Urban at a rainy Country Thunder Day 2.
OnMilwaukee Weekend Preview: July 20-23, 2017
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 08:01:00 CDT - The great Milwaukee weekend is upon us and so is your Weekend Preview. Celebrate this weekend in the city we love by pigging out on treats at Festa Italiana, celebrating Amy Winehouse with local musicians, drinking brews at Firkin Fest, watching Shakespeare in the Park and much, much more.
EAA AirVenture: July 24-30
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 06:02:00 CDT - More than 12,000 planes of all kinds are on hand at the event, which draws more than 750,000 people each year. Aimed heavily toward younger visitors, the AirVenture has loads of fun for kids, from hands-on, educational games to the EAA AirVenture Museum.
Desmond Mason paints mural at local youth organization, talks art and Bucks
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:01:00 CDT - On Friday, former Bucks player-turned professional artist Desmond Mason teamed with the Running Rebels and local Milwaukee artists to help create pieces of art at the local community youth organization's news facility. Afterward, Mason talked about the project, his art and the current Bucks.
Hidden Gem: Sloppy Joe's Saloon and Spoon
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:06:00 CDT - Tucked away in rural Hubertus is Sloppy Joe's Saloon and Spoon, a place that many consider to be their second home and a place where the dining experience is just as stellar as the friendly atmosphere that can be felt throughout. Read all about it in this weeks edition of Hidden Gems.
6 bands to see at the this year's Vans Warped Tour
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:05:00 CDT - On Monday, July 24, Vans Warped Tour will be taking over Milwaukee, as 64 of the rock genre's most popular bands will be performing to their loyal fans. Here are six that we recommend seeing for a guaranteed rockin' good time.
VIDEO: Fratney Neighborhood to get bike-friendly greenways
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:04:00 CDT - The Fratney Neighborhood in Riverwest will be developing bike- and pedestrian-friendly greenways in its roads in the near future. Find out all about it in this exclusive OnMilwaukee video.
Steinhafels Before and After: Creating a new home
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:00:00 CDT - This month's Steinhafels "Before and After" is one of our most dramatic transformations yet! The setting is a modest family home in Whitefish Bay, and as you'll see, some relatively simple changes made a world of difference from start to finish.
Harley-Davidson and Sailor Jerry rum put a partnership in ink
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 18:30:00 CDT - Harley-Davidson Motor Company and Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum announced a multi-year partnership today. Was it a penchant for freedom and tattoos that brought them together?
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.