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Located 33 miles northwest of Milwaukee, Germantown boasts a rich Teutonic history, loads of green space, parks and excellent schools. Read more

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Every week, the Shepherd Express will serve as a clearinghouse for all activities in the greater Milwaukee area that peacefully push back against discriminato,Saving Our Democracy Read more

Saving Our Democracy

After a $75,000 renovation, Germantown's Old Town Inn will reopen Friday, Sept. 4 at 6 p.m. as Old Town Beer Hall. Read more

Dining Preview

Imagination Theatre of Germantownopens its season this month with the murder-mystery farce DROP DEAD! The premise of the William Van Zandt, Jane Milmore farce is sort of an aborted playwith in a play. A group of actors past their prime look to.. Read more


The first major snowfall of the season is always especially dangerous, and because of slick, frozen roads and swift wind gusts, yesterday's was even more disastrous than most. The Journal Sentinel tallied the damage in an article detailing dozens .. Read more

Happening Now

In American Fiesta , a solo show produced by Renaissance Theaterworks, storyteller John McGivern proves that a play about pottery can be entertaining, funny and thought-provoking, and may even leave the audience a bit teary-eyed. Read more

Today in Milwaukee

 Germantown’s Imagination Theatre has been around for a couple of years now. The tiny company recently went from a one show season to a two show season. Next year, the company will be staging the comedy Run For Your Wife in March and The Music .. Read more


Gary Tanin’s name might not ring a bell with all local rock fans. But as a veteran producer, he’s worked with some of the city’s finest and best-known musicians—including the BoDeans’ Sam Llanas, the Violent Femmes’ Vic Read more

Album Reviews

In a lot of ways, I’m super excited the Packers have the Bears the first week of the season because it will be a very early indication of whether or not this team is for real.After each impressive preseason win it got harder and harder not to j.. Read more

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The Mitchell Parks Domes continues its concert series tonight with a 6:30 p.m. performance Savage Beauty ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

Today in Milwaukee

Longtime state Rep. Sue Jeskewitz decided not to run for re-election this year,which provides voters in the 24th Assembly District with a rare opportunity to give equal consideration to both candidate,Elections Read more

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