Mary Sussman earned the Best Business Story Silver Award for her August 2017 Shepherd Express article, “Milwaukee Taps Water Technology’s Growing Potential.” Read more


It would be easy to imagine Milwaukee Ballet earningaccolades for their world-class performances on the stage, but you might be abit surprised to learn of a pair of awards they recently won.Milwaukee Ballet won two digital industry awar.. Read more

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The FootlightsPerforming Arts Awards recently announced plans to divide each of the 16award categories into two groups: professional and non-professional due to alarge number of nominations and votes. “The main objective of the awards .. Read more

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Lakefront Brewerypicked up a Good Food Award for thefourth straight year. This year’s winner is Growing Power Farmhouse Pale Ale, aBelgian-style beer made with organic barley and organic hops. The recipe was developed in coll.. Read more

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The Metro Milwaukee branch of Big Brothers Big Sisters is celebrating the profound impactof mentorship with the cocktail-attire event, Big Gala. For those unfamiliar, BigBrothers Big Sisters is a nonprofit that matches children ages 6-18 with ad.. Read more

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Many in our country, and especially in Wisconsin, are trying to figure out ways to lower the level of anger and conflict between those who disagree on political issues and public policy. Unfortunately, Milwaukee County Read more

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Each year we ask readers to vote for their favorite Milwaukee-area restaurants, bars, salons, retails shops, bookstores, coffee shops and more. This year marks the 22nd anniversary of the Best of Milwaukee... Read more

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LF Ryan Braun and 1B Prince Fielder won Silver Slugger Awards from the MLB tonight.The awards, presented by Louisville Slugger, are awarded to the top hitters at each position in each league.It is the second Slugger of Fielder's career. He won i.. Read more

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During a busy 2010 that he spent blogging about the local hip-hop scene, promoting shows and managing a stable of local rappers, Milwaukee rapper JC Poppe continued to write and record his own material—enough of it, in fact, for two Read more

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Blue Valentine garnered loads of buzz over the battle for its rating. Somehow, despite frontal nudity and graphic sex, its handlers managed to win an R instead of the dreaded NC-17. It must be said that the naked parts of Blue Valentine are... Read more

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From""Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun and pitcher Yovani Gallardo earned Silver Slugger awards on Thursday. It was the third straight Silver Slugger for Braun, who batted .304 with 25 home runs and 103 RBIs. Gallardo earned his firs.. Read more

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On paper, the concept of Party by the Slice doesn’t seem like it would work: Milwaukee hardcore punk scene veterans get together to extol the virtues of pizza through spastic thrash numbers with titles like “Zombie Food Fight” and &ldquo Read more

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2009 came and went just as fast as years past. But just like those pastyears, Shepherd Express loves to celebrate it with Milwaukee. This isthe night to acknowledge all the places and events that make Milwaukeeso great! Shepherd Express Sta... Read more


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The annual ESPN the Magazine survey that ranks professional sports franchises on their fan-friendly-ness. According to the story, the ESPN release said they studied the franchises in terms of "Paying fans back for their investment of time,.. Read more

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Further dampening my enthusiasm for this year's Lollapalooza, which I still think lacks the major-event headliners of past years, is a splotchy schedule that tends to pit some of the most exciting mid-level acts against each other in the same time.. Read more

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One of Milwaukee's most popular and prolific comedians, Chris Barnes headlines an 8 p.m. bill at JD's Comedy Café on Brady tonight. Barnes delivers his jokes in a low-key, “a funny thing happened to me,” sort of way, but he can als Read more

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Congrats to Badgers junior defenseman Jamie McBain who was announced as WCHA Player of the Year today.The conference announced their awards today. Obviously with McBain's POY title, he was also named first-team all-conference.Here's the paragraph .. Read more

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Braun won the NL Silver Slugger Award The award is voted on by MLB managers and coaches and is given to one player at each position in each league.Braun finished the season batting .285 with 37 home runs and 106 RBIs .Read about it here Read more

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