Cole Vandermause


Web Publisher, Shepherd Express



Sherman Phoenix recently celebrated its one year anniversary. The goal of Sherman Phoenix is to serve as a model for healing our city by generating positive economic and social returns in communities of color. Read more


Use our hour-by-hour release guide to plan your Black Friday beer-venture. In total, we're counting 42 new beer releases (or re-releases) at 18 breweries between Wednesday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 29 in Milwaukee. Read more



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The three breweries are among the six breweries located in Wisconsin that earned style medals at this year's festival held Oct. 3-5, 2019 in Denver. Read more



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Looking for a local you-pick apple orchard for some outdoor late summer fun? We have you covered with this comprehensive Milwaukee-area you-pick apple orchard guide. Read more



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The Lowlands Group announced yesterday plans to rebrand Café Bavaria in Wauwatosa to a "Northwoods-inspired restaurant" called The Buckatabon. Read more

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A crowd gathered on Friday, July 19, for the official ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new Westown Gateway Mural titled "Westown in Bloom," by local artist Emma Daisy Gertel. Read more

Visual Arts

On Friday morning, Nike officially unveiled the design of Giannis' signature shoe, capping a busy week for the newly crowned NBA MVP. Read more

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The Brewers announced the Sunday, June 9 game against the Pittsburgh Pirates is completely sold out, including standing room only tickets. Read more

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The annual weeklong foodie feast presented by Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 is back. Read more

Dining Out


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The Bucks will host Game 1 on Sunday, April 28 and Game 2 on Tuesday, April 30 at Fiserv Forum. Read more

Milwaukee Bucks

It's almost farmers market season! We've gathered opening dates and weekly schedules for all of the area's farmers markets. Read more

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Lakefront Brewery's flagship amber lager, Riverwest Stein, won five head-to-head contests en route to taking the title as the first-ever Milwaukee Madness Beer Bracket champion. Read more


The Milwaukee Marathon returns on Saturday, April 6, following a one year hiatus with a new title sponsor, the Milwaukee Bucks. Read more

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Third Space Brewing and Brewfinity Brewing Co. get national attention for their growth in 2018 via the Brewers Association. Read more


Milwaukee’s craft beer scene is alive and thriving in 2019! To celebrate that, we're excited to launch Shepherd Express' first-ever Milwaukee Madness Beer Bracket competition. Read more

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The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works has extended winter parking regulations until March 15 due to this year’s “harsh winter weather” conditions. Read more

Happening Now


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Highlights include Christian Yelich, Jesús Aguilar and Yasmani Grandal bobblehead giveaways and the return of the popular theme nights including Star Wars Night and Game of Thrones Night. Read more

Milwaukee Brewers


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The Lowlands Group has released new details of the extensive renovations planned for Café Centraal in Bay View (2306 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.) that will close the restaurant from now until early February. Read more


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The brewery announced it will open a taproom at 2018 E. North Ave., the former location of G-Daddy's BBC Read more

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If it were up to the brewmasters of Milwaukee, it seems we'd stop calling the Friday after Thanksgiving "Black Friday" and start calling it "Beer Release Friday." Here are the most anticipated Black Friday beer releases in the city. Read more

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