The Cheel

After a long evening shift on a Friday or Saturday night, Brittany Greene, executive chef of The Fitz, likes to unwind at Snack Boys. Read more

Dining Out

An increasing number of women in Milwaukee are contributing to the city’s culinary landscape by working as chefs and opening their own restaurants. Read more


The Shepherd Express presents its annual guide to Milwaukee institution, the fish fry. Here are 10 area establishments with unique and delicious offerings. Read more

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Instead of hosting a traditional anniversary party to celebrate three years in business, Thiensville restaurant the cheel will raise funds for victims of the 2015 earthquakes in Nepal on Saturday, July 29 at their first “cheel-abration.".. Read more

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Lacey Muszynski shares the latest Milwaukee restaurant and beer fest news. Read more

Brew City Booze

Thiensville may not be as showy as Mequon or as full of fests as neighboring Cedarburg, but it is  a town deserving of a shout-out. For one thing, there is Stardust Records & Collectibles. For vinyl-philes, this is a must-stop collector's paradise.. Read more

Off the Beaten Path

Restoration is a valued practicein Wisconsin and one particularly exciting project completed this month is the cheel’s (105 S. Main St., Thiensville) historically-accurate turret built by OzaukeeCounty’s Bill Conley. Unique to this restoration i.. Read more

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One of theperennial questions of philosophy is whether the definition of "moral act" entails that it be done for the right reasons. A utilitarian like John StuartMill thinks not. So long as your action redounds to the greatest happiness forthe .. Read more

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The Shepherd Express Spring Drink Guide 2015 explores the finest craft cocktails Milwaukee has to offer, and takes a closer look at the bar offerings the Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s Stackner Cabaret tailors to each production. Read more

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Thiensville has a charmingly appointed Nepali fusion restaurant, The Cheel. Read more

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Masterful: The red carpet rolled out at the Broadway Theatre Center celebrating the opening of Master Class, followed by a VIP 40th anniversary celebration in the Read more

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Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican Legislature are introducing new bills daily that impact all of our lives. One of their recently introduced bills modifies the very popular and necessary state Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to bring... Read more

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Following past plays about Dracula and Jack the Ripper, the Alchemist Theatre continues its tradition of October horror shows based on late 19th century villains this week as it opens a brand new play about Herman Mudgett, aka Read more

Today in Milwaukee

Although Dave Alvin helped charge the roots-rock scene in the early ’80s with groups like The Blasters and The Knitters, commercial success evaded him. His luck changed in 1989, when Dwight Yoakam scored a country hit with Alvin’s song Read more

Today in Milwaukee

The headline for the latest poll says that public confidence in President Obama has sunk to a new low, with a majority of Americans saying they don't trust him to make the best policy choices, especially on the ailing economy. These same vo... Read more

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