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Gary's Pet Jungle celebrates 20 wild years

Published Sept. 20, 2014

This summer, Gary Johnson celebrated two decades of owning his pet and pet supply store, Gary's Pet Jungle, 2857 S. Howell Ave. During that, says Johnson, "I've been bitten way less by gerbils than hamsters."


Is it the smell?

Published April 18, 2014

Why don't you cook more fish at home? It's Good Friday, so let's talk fish. Milwaukee's relationship with fish and, of course the fish fry, is unique and wonderful. I'm guessing here, but I bet we consume more fish than the average American.


There's nothing dry about Chicago's Shedd Aquarium

Published Dec. 10, 2012

With over 32,500 animals, representing nearly 1,500 species including fish, marine mammals, birds, snakes, amphibians and insects, Chicago's Shedd Aquarium has the most diverse collection in the world. Visiting the Shedd is a completely do-able day trip for Milwaukeeans.


Herring inspires year-round traditions

Published July 12, 2012

It's a common belief among European immigrants that eating herring on Christmas Eve or at the stroke of midnight on New Year's will bring good luck in the coming year. But, why is it that herring is relegated to the winter months?

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Even in Wisconsin: Chile Roasted Salmon

I'll admit it, I've become a spoiled brat when it comes to salmon. And it's all Peef's fault.For years, he made regular trips out to Seattle in the late spring to meet with one of his major sales accounts. And every time he visited, he'd bring me something delicious from the market. Sometimes h...

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