Frankie Speaks

 It's hard to believe that three days of German Fest have gone by.It must be all of the munching on rollbraten, sipping on beer and wine, andlive entertainment that's made the time fly.  Still, have no fear, theparty is still on.  In fact, Ger.. more

Jul 27, 2008 4:00 AM Around MKE

Frankie, here, with tonight's entertainment news from German Fest.  Lastnight, the barrel was rolled out with some great German and Milwaukee musicacts and we are ready to keep it rollin' tonight.  Go ahead and print outa stageschedule for ton.. more

Jul 25, 2008 4:00 AM Around MKE

Tonight’sthe night, folks.  It’s the first day of German Fest 2008 and it’s Usinger’sFamily Free Night.  That’s right, free admission for all from 5 to 10p.m. plus food deals, true-blue German entertainment, and two great Milwaukeebands.  Als.. more

Jul 24, 2008 4:00 AM Around MKE

    The bestthing to pair with a little dog such as myself is a little kid.  They loveto play, get messy, and eat foods that stick to their face, and so do I. That’s why I’m excited that German Fest is featuring a lineup of kid-friendlyattrac.. more

Jul 23, 2008 4:00 AM Around MKE

  Get on your thinkingcaps, grab a deck of cards, and head to the sheepshead match to “trump” allothers. Following tradition, German Fest is hosting hourly sheepsheadsessions each day of the Fest. There is a new location this year, so look.. more

Jul 21, 2008 4:00 AM Around MKE

       You can save your “dough” and eat more strudel at German Fest this year by taking a few tips from me andchecking for great admission deals each dayof the Fest.  The first thing to know is that everyone is a V.I.P. onThursday July, 24.. more

Jul 17, 2008 4:00 AM Around MKE

                The wait for German Fest is alittle shorter this year.  We’re kicking the Fest off adding a new nightof great entertainment and freeadmission on Thursday, July 24. So, I’m calling it an extended weekend andstarting the party o.. more

Jul 15, 2008 4:00 AM Around MKE

You know what I love more than kibbles, more thantable scraps even? The food at all of the bars and restaurants on theGerman Fest grounds, of course. I’ve got my eye on some new menu items,including a smoked beef sausage called the landjäger, .. more

Jul 10, 2008 4:00 AM Around MKE

There are a lot of reasons I run. Sometimes I run forpractice before the big race, sometimes I run to fetch a tennis ball, sometimesI run because chasing my tail gets boring after a while. While myfour-legged friends and I will be racing on th.. more

Jul 8, 2008 4:00 AM Around MKE

  Want to get in free to GermanFest? Who doesn’t, right? Well, now you can get your 80’s rock fixand a fair share of strudel all in one night. Everyone going to thePolice concert, featuring special guest Elvis Costello & the Imposters, on.. more

Jul 3, 2008 4:00 AM Around MKE

  Frankie, here, with more news aboutGerman Fest. One of the things that getsme all fired up about racing is knowing that at the finish line, there’s alwaysa treat waiting for me. Plain andsimple, I love food. Despite the familyresemblan.. more

Jul 1, 2008 4:00 AM Around MKE

  Despite my mach speeds on the race course, I try not to bragabout my fame and fortune. After all, I wasn’t always a star. Thatgot me thinking, who else is out there with celebrity status and Germanheritage? Today, I put my paws to the k.. more

Jun 25, 2008 4:00 AM Around MKE

  Calling all Foxy Doxies!My name’s Frankie, winner of last year’s Wiener Dog Races at GermanFest.Here’s a topic near and dear to myheart.Registration is now open for the2nd annual Wiener Dog Races on Saturday, July 26.We need 50 racers and 5.. more

Jun 23, 2008 4:00 AM Around MKE

Hey folks.My name’s Frankie, winner of last year’s Wiener Dog Races at German Fest.You might say I come from humble beginnings.My folks, Wendy and Joe, found me at the Midwest Dachshund Rescue in August 2004. Before that, I’d been wandering the st.. more

Jun 20, 2008 4:00 AM Around MKE