Results tagged with 'Holidays'
Published May 5, 2017
What's the economic impact of Cinco de Mayo in the Hispanic community? How do local establishments view a day that isn't really celebrated in Mexico but is an unofficial American holiday? What is May 5 like for Mexican-owned businesses?
Published Jan. 16, 2017
In honor of Martin Luther King Day, the Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) will host several celebrations and events at its Martin Luther King branch - located at 310 W. Locust St. - from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Published Jan. 10, 2017
The Shamrock Club of Wisconsin's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade will set off on its march Saturday, March 11, beginning at noon and starting at Wisconsin Ave. and Old World Third St. before winding its way through Downtown.
Published Jan. 5, 2017
Long after St. Nick has come and gone, and while Santa is already back at the North Pole warming in front of the fire, La Befana continues her journey to the homes of kids across Italy and of kids across the world whose families have roots in the boot.
Published Dec. 31, 2016
Before the bells chime and the ball drops tonight, let's take one final look at just a handful of the good, the bad and the ugly events that made up the past 365 days. And then let's never speak of this year again.
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Friday November 16th, 2012 – Champaign, IL In, out. Up, down. Back, forth. High, low. Life is a constant series of swinging pendulums, and I’m feeling one shift. I’ve been on a high for a quite while, but I feel an end coming to that wave - much to my extreme reg...
By: Tony Matera / twitter @WI_InsSolutions The winter jackets are out, the holiday music is playing, the lights are hung, the trees are decorated it is the holiday season! As your business looks to finish the year strong and celebrate with co-workers the close of 2011 remember to be safe. For tho...
My family celebrated Christmas together yesterday afternoon, and I just wanted to tell everyone about an amazingly kind, giving stranger who not only saved the day for us, but also reminded us what the holidays really mean. My 83 year old aunt gave up driving a few months ago. She caus...
Can you believe it? Friday the 13th is tomorrow! There are so many favorite ways to celebrate this stupendous holiday. Here's a few...
Volunteer at a paraskevidekatriaphobia shelter. Lead the chorus in heart-warming, delusional chanting of "Thursday the 12th, La, La, La, it's Thursday the 12...
Tuesday April 1st, 2008 - Lake Villa, IL
I never liked April Fool’s Day. It’s probably the little brother in me. I’m not for a day of ‘fun’ where it’s ok for every idiot who has seen a Three Stooges movie to go hog wild for a day and try to wreak havoc...
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