An overview of Milwaukee restaurants and bars opened in the last year. more

Apr 29, 2016 11:22 AM City Guide

Milwaukee’s Silver City Neighborhood is in the midst of a growth period thanks to the opening of new restaurants along National Avenue, the opening of Three Bridges park and a diverse community. more

Apr 29, 2016 11:19 AM City Guide

Noteworthy Milwaukee establishments founded in Milwaukee prior to 1980. more

Apr 29, 2016 11:16 AM City Guide

An overview of Milwaukee’s cultural landmarks. more

Apr 29, 2016 11:11 AM City Guide

The Shepherd Express’ Best of Milwaukee, the area’s premier contest of its kind, celebrates 25 years. more

Sep 8, 2015 6:17 PM Around MKE


Photo by Dave Zylstra

Over the past several years there have been a lot of changes in Milwaukee’s Walker’s Point neighborhood. New restaurants and businesses are replacing many of the vacant, rundown buildings. The Walker’s Point Association and residents are wo... more

Apr 1, 2015 5:00 PM City Guide 1 Comments


Photo by Dave Zylstra

The Shepherd Express 2015 City Guide’s “Hidden Treasures” explores the Milwaukee area’s little-known retail establishments, restaurants and points of interest. more

Apr 1, 2015 5:00 PM City Guide


Photo by Rachel Buth

Whether you’re in the mood for burgers or sushi, you can find what you’re hungry for in the Shepherd Express’ City Guide Dining Guide. Compiled by some of Milwaukee’s top food critics, the Dining Guide is a guided tour of Milwaukee area res... more

Apr 1, 2015 3:00 PM City Guide 1 Comments

Originally brewed solely for Milwaukee’s African World Festival, Sprecher Brewing Company’s Shakparo Ale has become available year round. Brewed with sorghum and more

Sep 19, 2014 1:02 AM Eat/Drink

If you bring children to the Milwaukee Art Museum, it’s hard to avoid seeing Standing Woman, a nude bronze more than seven feet high just inside the entrance. At the John Michael Kohler Art Center, if you escort a girl into the atrium restr... more

Sep 8, 2014 1:39 AM Visual Arts

As many of you know, pedestrian safety is an issue that is very near and dear to my heart. Tragically, pedestrian fatality rates have risen 7.5 percent since 2009. Since the turn of the century, more than 4,000 pedestrian more

Aug 8, 2014 12:53 PM Around MKE

Please fill out all applicable sections of the form. Once completed, under the file menu, select save as- PDF and save it somewhere on your computer. Once this is complete, compose an email, attach the saved document and send to more

Jun 30, 2014 5:00 PM Around MKE

Rest up, because the 11 busiest days for live music in Milwaukee are upon us. Each summer, Summerfest brings hundreds of bands to the city for a marathon week and a half party, and this year’s lineup is one of the festival’s best ever, feat... more

Jun 18, 2014 2:14 AM This Week in Milwaukee 1 Comments

For Ingrid Michaelson, maturing meant getting wilder. The singer-songwriter broke through in 2007 as a mousy coffeehouse act, but grew into something more hair-down, self-assured and adventurous, performing music that audiences could notice... more

Jun 16, 2014 5:47 PM This Week in Milwaukee

Like Skillet, Flyleaf and P.O.D., Switchfoot initially gained success in the Christian rock marketplace, releasing three albums between 1997 and 2000 before hitting the mainstream with 2004’s The Beautiful Letdown and its Top 10 single, “Da... more

Jun 16, 2014 2:02 AM This Week in Milwaukee

This year marks the Shepherd Express’ 24th annual Best of Milwaukee, the longest-running readers’ choice poll in the city. Each year, we ask readers to vote for their favorite Milwaukee-area businesses, events and personalities. We then tal... more

Aug 29, 2013 12:00 AM Around MKE

Last year, the theme for our annual Shepherd Express City Guide was Hidden Treasures of Milwaukee. Writing and researching was a delightful experience and our only frustration was the number of treasures—those less familiar more

Apr 4, 2013 5:28 PM City Guide

"Honestly, I'm not a big drinker," says the British-born director who is lighting up the Rep, "especially now with a 17-month-old girl at home, but I'm partial every now and then to a finely crafted cocktail.” Where better to go than thi... more

Mar 14, 2013 3:54 AM , Eat/Drink

Sometimes in the city known for beer, wine aficionados may feel a little left out. But when you look at Milwaukee’s nightlife, you will see plenty of places to enjoy a glass (or bottle) of vino. Some have been around for a while more

Mar 14, 2013 3:41 AM Eat/Drink

Tastes in margaritas vary greatly. Some prefer tall bowl-like glasses and frozen fruit flavors, while others stick with the basics and want fresh lime juice, ice and tequila in a tumbler. Whichever type is your favorite, everyone can more

Mar 14, 2013 3:28 AM , , , Eat/Drink