Comet Café


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After four years of construction—along with an arduous process of legally joining two buildings together for licensing, tax and insurance purposes—Don Krause opened Wonderland’s doors in October. Read more

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Since it was featured on the Food Network and expanded its menu to add late-night offerings and alcohol, Comet Café has become a Milwaukee hot spot. Read more

Dining Out


Milwaukee’s best grown up takes on the simplest, most childish of caloric releases. Read more

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In a new book published by the Wisconsin Historical Society, author and runner Melanie McManus chronicles her personal journey exploring the entirety of Wisconsin’s thousand-plus mile Ice Age Trail. McManus will detail her adventures and di... Read more


Whether it's stewed, deep fried or on a biscuit, there are plenty of restaurants where you can get your comfort food fix in Milwaukee. Read more

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Harry Potter gets the orchestral treatment while a new Milwaukee super group makes its live debut. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

The Wisconsin State Fair grounds celebrate the harvest, Comet Café celebrates 20 years and Heartless Bastards celebrate the blues. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

Welcome to the newest Shepherd blog, Brew City Booze! I'mgoing to be bringing you the latest news and information for all thingsalcohol-related in MKE. Anything is fair game: bars, bar food, beer events,cocktails, breweries, distilleries, festi.. Read more

Brew City Booze

The Shepherd Express’ Spring Drink Guide 2015 explores 10 of Milwaukee’s best establishments for Bloody Marys. Read more

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Themonthly blues brunch held in conjunction with WNOV-AM 860's Saturdaymorning “Blues Café” show (hostedby Mr. Deboe) moves to Geno's Bar and Grill, 3910 W. Fond du Lac Ave., 10 a.m.Feb. 14. Apart from the blues, Southern soul and old schoo.. Read more

Happening Now

Where do youdraw inspiration for your personal style?I drawinspiration from my personality. As a woman wearing many hats from dancer,actress, model, entrepreneur, leader; my style has a large variety that Ican play with and it always complimen.. Read more

Happening Now

Many things are devastatingly familiar about the photographs in “Postcards from America: Milwaukee,” on view at the Milwaukee Art Museum. A strip of bacon Read more

Visual Arts

Tyler Friedman: “TenPortraits of Jews of the Twentieth Century” by Andy Warhol is not the gatheringof assorted portraits; rather, it was conceived of as a sort of suite. It wascommissioned as a body of works. I thought we should begin with a.. Read more

Visual Arts

Nearly three years ago, restaurant veterans Scott Johnson and Leslie Montemurro—along with new partner Kristyn St. Denis—opened BelAir Cantina at the corner of Humboldt Avenue and Water Street. Johnson and Montemurro also own Balzac, Hi Hat... Read more

Dining Preview

It's happened before, but not very often. Every now and then I'll get a press release from a high school drama department. It's easy enough to laugh it off as something I wouldn't really have the use for, but it's also kind of missing the point ... Read more


WMSE's loyal listenership guarantees the community radio station a decent turnout at any event it sponsors, but there's one event that reaches well beyond the station's usual base to attract the greater public: its annual Rockabilly Chili C Read more

Dining Preview

Few pop-music terms inspire more eyes to roll than “supergroup.” Defined as a band whose lineup consists of members from other notable acts, the word itself seems to ooze contrivance and ego in a way that makes it challenging for the music ... Read more

Music Feature

Sixty years of prints are featured in the Milwaukee Art Museum’s sprawling exhibition on artist Warrington Colescott. The wide-ranging retrospective includes Colescott’s 1948 Lady at Leisure and 2008 Mardi Gras at the Read more

Today in Milwaukee

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Best of Milwaukee 2009