“The dead house is about the last place people want to visit," the Milwaukee Journal wrote in 1891. “Living or dead." The line was from a hybrid investigatory/exploitation piece the paper ran on the sorrowful scenes at the little ci.. more

Jun 5, 2017 3:38 PM What Made Milwaukee Famous

Bay View claims ones of the largest and most eclectic barscenes in Milwaukee, with at least half a dozen great beer bars; countless comfydive bars and corner taps; several destination cocktail lounges; a prime punkvenue; a hidden, Jimmy Buffett.. more

May 11, 2015 7:00 PM On Music

We’ve rounded up more than 20 ways to treat yourself this New Year’s Eve. more

Dec 23, 2014 11:04 PM Music Feature 5 Comments

“I’ve worked in construction all over downtown Milwaukee and I’ve seen this building all my life, but I’ve never set foot inside. It’s beautiful!” exclaims a middle-aged workman, the only person other than me to visit t more

Jan 26, 2011 12:00 AM A&E Feature

Every Monday night at the Jazz Estate, singer-songwriter Marc Ballini, mandolinist Ryan Ogburn and guitarist Craig Baumann present an informal, free evening of music at the Jazz Estate. The residency has changed markedly since its more

Jul 19, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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.. more

Jun 17, 2009 4:00 AM On Music

At the end of last month, I posted a look over at Brew Crew Ball at how many outs the Brewers were making on the bases.During tonight's pre-game show, Davey Nelson and Telly were noting that while all things seem to be going right for the Brewers,.. more

May 7, 2009 4:00 AM More Sports

The first thing you notice watching an episode of “Columbo” isn’t that we know who committed the murder but the relatively long buildup to murder. Jerry Orbach and the “Law and Order” squad would already be grilling the suspect by the time a “Col.. more

Apr 3, 2009 4:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

The Milwaukee Bucks take on the Phoenix Suns tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Bradley Center.,Today in Milwaukee more

Nov 8, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Debate over how to resolve the nation's financial emergency is taking a salutary direction Boiler Room ,News Features more

Sep 30, 2008 12:00 AM News Features 1 Comments

   Ah, love. It has it ups and downs, twists and turns. And in the arc of romanc   Isn't It Romantic ,Theater more

Sep 9, 2008 12:00 AM Theater

As a long-standing staple to the local scene, the incorrigible Revolush claimed the title Shepherd ,Today in Milwaukee more

Aug 2, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 1 Comments

Here’s hoping you’ve worked up an appetite, because it’s cream-puff eati Hi Infidelity ,Today in Milwaukee more

Jul 31, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

The stars you’ll be dancing with tonight include Wayne Newton, Sabrina Bryan, Mark B The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep, ,This Week in Milwaukee more

Jan 9, 2008 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee 3 Comments

October 11, 2007 Likean empty cardboard box in the hands of an imaginative child, Effective Date: November 1, 2007 ,Concert Reviews more

Dec 11, 2007 12:00 AM Concert Reviews 6 Comments

Also opening tonight is the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s production of playwright Joa King Corn ,This Week in Milwaukee more

Nov 15, 2007 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee 4 Comments

The Riverside Theater is giving Cake the year off from their recent New Year's Eve shows and has instead booked Austin indie-rockers Spoon to headline their annual bash. For Spoon, the performance will cap a year in which the band returned to the .. more

Dec 31, 1969 11:00 PM On Music