Beautiful Kodachrome images of 1978 Walker's Point
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:02:00 CDT - Because I know you love photos of old Milwaukee just as much as I do, here are more than a dozen Kodachrome images of Walker's Point, taken on May 21, 1978 by the late photographer Ray Szopieray, courtesy of Karl Bandow.
From Moroccan Freak to Giannis' Curry poster, 10 great Bucks All-Star things
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:01:00 CDT - The Bucks were as well-represented at NBA All-Star Weekend in 2017 as they have been in years, with members of the organization competing in three different on-court events. Here were my 10 favorite Milwaukee-related things that happened during All-Star Weekend.
LGBT Books to Prisoners gathers a night of music, poetry and community
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:56:00 CDT - To support LGBTQ prisoners in Wisconsin, the Milwaukee chapter of Black and Pink will hold an event at Cactus Club on Feb. 23, with local musicians, poets and formerly incarcerated speakers gathering for a night of fundraising, book collection and community building.
NEWaukee Night Market announces 2017 dates
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:56:00 CDT - In case the refreshingly gorgeous weather this past weekend wasn't enough to get you eyeing the upcoming summer months, here's some more good news to put you in the mood: Today, NEWaukee announced the dates for its fourth annual Night Market.
Urban Spelunking: City lists one of Milwaukee's oldest homes for sale
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:04:00 CDT - Few homes have deeper roots than the one that goes on the market today. The two-story Italianate home located at 1851 N. 2nd St., in Brewers' Hill, was built in 1859, a mere 13 years after the City of Milwaukee was officially chartered.
Eat this now: Build your own poutine at Red Lion Pub
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:01:00 CDT - If you're a fan of the Québecois specialty comprised of French fries and cheese curds covered in gravy, then you're going to be pretty stoked that you can now can build your very own uniquely unctuous basket of poutine at Red Lion Pub. Yes, really.
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.
MilwaukeeHome releases first video
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 16:10:00 CDT - MilwaukeeHome released its first video today, created by Cody LaPlant. The 1 1/2-minute video aims to showcase the diversity of both the city of Milwaukee and the MilwaukeeHome clientele.
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.
Gibraltar Jazz Club hosts evening of flamenco
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:09:00 CDT - A unique musical opportunity will take place this week in Milwaukee's newest jazz club, Gibraltar. On Wednesday, Feb. 22, La Tiranta will take the stage with singer Patrica Nunez, guitarist Ricardo Diaz and dancer Lily Sie for a Flamenco show.
Remember Zima? It's returning, clearly
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:56:00 CDT - Hold onto your fanny pack, but MillerCoors released a statement on Friday suggesting that the '90s clear malt beverage would soon be for sale again.
Vote for Milwaukee's best bars now!
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:01:00 CDT - When it comes to bars, Milwaukee dominates, offering everything from comfy taverns to posh clubs. Once again, OnMilwaukee will celebrate the city's hearty and diverse drinking culture with Bar Month, including your chance to vote for your favorites in the 2017 Best Bars poll.
Riverworks executive director leads revival in Harambee
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:56:00 CDT - Two decades after the collapse of the area's industrial economy, Darryl Johnson, who grew up in Harambee, is guiding its revival as executive director of Riverworks Development Corp., Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
First Stage's brand new version of "Robin Hood" inspires a cascade of laughs
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:03:00 CDT - Sometimes all you really need to do is laugh. Let me recommend the world premiere of "Robin Hood" currently underway at First Stage. Oh, there are messages in the show But what there is in abundance is good action and great laughs.