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Quench your quirk with wacky Wisco destinations

Published May 6, 2008

What if this year you revolutionized your definition of vacation, and instead of chilling in the screened-in porch at your parent's cabin, you road tripped to see the world's largest penny or the Mustard Museum?


Goldmann's corners the market on quirky

Published April 22, 2005

Wisconsin's oldest department store recently celebrated its 106th birthday. Although the eclectic stock changes regularly, the building itself -- as well as many of the employees -- remains the same. The wide, wooden staircases creak, the "bargain basement" smells like a basement, and Essie still works in lingerie.


This Sucks: Why are Milwaukee postcards so tacky?

Published April 5, 2005

Like most cities, Milwaukee postcards are pretty corny. Why is this? Local distributors and collectors give us all of the answers signed, sealed and delivered in this third segment of OMC's exclusive "This Sucks" column.


Yodeler from Shorewest commercial finds second home in Milwaukee

Published March 9, 2005

Remember the Shorewest commercial with the guy and his yodeling album? OMC found the real-life master yodeler from the commercial, Kerry Christensen, and spoke to him about his "Chicken Yodel," his relationship with Shorewest and his love for German Fest.

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How to Bowl Like a Champ

Anyone who sucks at bowling needs to give duck pin bowling a try. You'll feel like a king in no time! Lucky for Milwaukeeans, we've got Koz's at our disposal. Koz's Mini Bowl (2078 S. 7th St) is a quintessential Southside Milwaukee dive-bar. A kitschy, comfortable, cozy throwback situated on the ...

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