Here are some of Milwaukee's smaller, lesser-known neighborhood coffee shops that excel at crafting delicious coffee drinks and nurturing unique community spaces. Read more

Java Journal

Off the Cuff interviews acupuncturist Susan Johnston who has spearheaded a partnership between her clinic, Milwaukee Community Acupuncture, and the veterans support organization, Dryhootch, to offer free acupuncture to vets on the first Tue... Read more

Off the Cuff

The beginning of a new school year. Presidential and local elections. The end of daylight saving. None of these fall events are more important than video games. Each autumn, the video game industry lets loose a devastating chain of high profile re.. Read more

Video Games are Dumb

Mid-May brings Big Sean, Booker T. Jones and Surfer Blood to Milwaukee, along with dozens of punk and hardcore bands. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

Theexperience of Vietnam has been explored quite a bit in books and movies andthe like. The experiences of those to serve in the military more recently areexplored in Letters Home, a touring show that is coming to theMarcus Center’s Vogel Hall.. Read more


An estimated 1,200 low-income and uninsured military veterans won’t be eligible for BadgerCare coverage, thanks to Gov. Scott Walker’s refusal to expand Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA). Read more

News Features

Vietnam combat veteran Bob Curry founded Dryhootch of America in 2008 as an accessible, collaborative network of people and nonprofit organizations to provide support and services for veterans and their families... Read more

Off the Cuff

In the final days of the heated campaign to recall Gov. Scott Walker, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch and four Republican state senators, it's easy to lose sight of what's really happening in Wisconsin... Read more

Issue of the Week 7 Comments

Spend enough time on the streets of Milwaukee's East Side and you'll surely encounter Eric Blowtorch... Read more

Music Feature

Here’s the good news for supporters of reproductive rights: Last week, the president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, Nancy Keenan, visited Milwaukee to honor the dedicated staff of Affiliated Medical Services with its new Dr. Tiller award, giv... Read more

Issue of the Week 13 Comments

There’s a great book to be written about how Sept. 11 changed American culture. The trauma had a particularly profound, albeit short-lived, effect on the pop charts, as the country briefly embraced feel-good singles as they tried to Read more

Today in Milwaukee

The Wisconsin Warrior Summit launched today, but also “Art, War and the Veteran,” artwork by veterans about their experiences during wartime. It runs through Nov. 12, so check it out. Read more

Happening Now

“Everydayheroes” surround us, individuals who donate their time, talent,experience and hard work to benefit those who aren’t so fortunate. Onething they all have in common is the a,Cover Story Read more

Happening Now 2 Comments

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