Brady Street Festival

Brady Street has two hearts: an older Italian one, still visible, and a counter culture heart, ghostly but powerful. People hang out here knowing the street will accept them whoever they are. Nowhere is this more evident than at the annual ... more

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LGBTQ columnist Paul Masterson suggests an ongoing series of Pride events to keep the community active in a time of political danger. more


Paul Masterson reflects on recently closed LGBT hub and Brady Street hotspot, Hybrid Lounge. more


German Fest, the Brady Street Festival, MishMash Fest and Louis C.K. top a wildly busy summer week in Milwaukee. more

This Week in Milwaukee

Ruthie answers a question from a reader wondering about a potential duplex where the neighbors are unaccommodating to children. Exciting events include Riverwest Mish Mash Fest, July 29; Brady Street Festival, July 30; and OUTspoken at Side... more

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In every city that claims to have a theater scene, you need two major kinds of theaters. You need big budget theaters, likeThe Milwaukee Rep with their multi-million dollar budgets complete with massivebeautiful sets, costumes, lights, etc. (you.. more


Goodbye and Hello: Richard Cox, who led Neighborhood House of Milwaukee for the past six years, was honored with a retirement party at the Tripoli Shrine Center more

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Whether you’re into the music of up-and-coming artists, show tunes, standards or rock, there’s a lot to hear in Milwaukee this week. (And let’s be honest, who doesn’t more

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The 2014 Brady Street Festival is just around the corner, and this week the festival revealed the  lineups for its four stages. As always, there's a wealth of local music on the bill—including Kane Place Record Club, Midnight Reruns, Grace Weber, .. more

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Featuring an eclectic array of art, food and music, each year the Brady Street Festival packs its 12 hours tight with entertainment. In addition to its... more

Today in Milwaukee

I actually wrote an epically long blog post last week listing all the reasons and stats that prove to you that Wisconsin women's hockey is a great sport/team and you should become a fan. I broke down the difference in the men's game and the women'.. more

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A BMX stunt team, a rock-climbing wall, a cheese tent and a professional wrestling ring are among the draws at this year's Brady Street Festival, along with the usual slew of jewelry and crafts tents and food vendors... more

Today in Milwaukee

Rock climbing, a BMX stunt team, belly dancers, camel rides, wine and cheese tastings, food and shopping are among the attractions at today’s Brady Street Festival. Of course, there’s also music—three stages of it, featuring acts like more

Today in Milwaukee

Every year “The City of Festivals” brings us a multitude of ever-evolving venues and celebrations to draw us in and entertain us. On Saturday, July 24, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., another clear winner for Milwaukee is the Brady Street Festival... more

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With the July 25 Brady Street Festival set for the near future, one can’t help but take a peek into ,Cover Story more

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Despite all the energy andexcitementsurrounding our city’s summer events, Milwaukeeans remain a frugal lot,demanding lowcost diversions during the alltoo-short warm-weatherseas,Cover Story more

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Local historian John Gurda is slated to give the second annual Frank P. Zeidler Memorial Lecture tonight on Milwaukee’s Socialist legacy. But he spoke with the Shepherd last week about his thoughts on how the Socialists saved Milwaukee. Here are s.. more

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  Perhaps the most interesting architects are the ones reluctant to define themselves as such. It’s seems those who straddle the fringes of the profession are in the best position to vault most spryly over its boundaries. Such certainly a.. more


The Brady Street Festival (featuring Cheesefest) is just around the corner! Saturday, July just ,Promotions more


Once the hub of Milwaukee counterculture, Brady Street has gentrified over the years, bec Blender ,Today in Milwaukee more

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