The neighborhood around Marquette University has much more to offer than merely books and classrooms. The area features tasty student-friendly restaurants, the Haggerty Museum of Art, theater productions and concert venues â€“ namely The Rave.
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July 19, 2017 7:06 p.m.
Still wringing out your clothes from the Summerfest Day 1 downpour? The poppy R&B trio SHAED - who performed that night at the Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard - feels your pain. But that didn't scare the group off from returning Thursday night at The Rave.
July 19, 2017 11:01 a.m.
The new restaurant at the Ambassador Hotel was named with a nod to F. Scott Fitzgerald, an author whose beautiful prose ruled during the roaring '20s. Interestingly, that same prose is an apt descriptor for some of our favorite dishes at The Fitz.
June 28, 2017 11:04 a.m.
Marquette University President Michael R. Lovell today announced that a new Sendik's store will open in the heart of the Marquette campus on the northeast corner of 16th and West Wells Streets.
June 27, 2017 9:02 a.m.
Surely, too many of Milwaukee's grand old movie houses are gone. But there are also a few survivors that many of us rarely notice. One of them is the gorgeous Art Deco Varsity Theater, 1326 W. Wisconsin Ave., now more formally known as Marquette's Holthusen Hall.
June 21, 2017 9:32 a.m.
On Friday night, Five O'Clock Steakhouse, 2416 W. State St., hosts the fourth annual Milwaukee Legends Beer Dinner in support of Capuchin Community Services - House of Peace and St. Ben's Community Meal.
June 20, 2017 5:36 p.m.
For those hoping to creep an early peak at the alt-Americana rockers potential Lollapolooza setlist, The Killers announced today that the band will play The Rave on Wednesday, Aug. 2, barely 48 hours before its major Lolla appearance.
May 9, 2017 9:40 a.m.
Ambassador Hotel owner Rick Wiegand announced this morning that Chef Jason Gorman will "reimagine" the hotel's food and beverage options. Envoy restaurant will become The Fitz, and the bar across the hall will become Gin Rickey.
March 16, 2017 10:01 a.m.
Chef Jason Gorman's career includes work at a variety of notable establishments, including The Iron Horse Hotel, The Art Institute of Chicago, Mangia Wine Bar in Kenosha and Dream Dance Steak. And now he'll bring his flair for bold flavors to the Ambassador Hotel.
March 16, 2017 8:30 a.m.
In the past, I'd noticed a German Renaissance Revival mansion peeking up over the low retail space on the northeast corner of 26th and Wisconsin. But until yesterday, I hadn't realized that they're actually connected.
March 2, 2017 2:56 p.m.
When Highland Community School - the school behind a Jim Jarmusch-inspired children's play and a David Lynch-influenced detective story - says its latest show is its most experimental yet, you better pay attention.