Ken Macha

Bernie Brewer’s original County Stadium Chalet, where –according to one opposing manager – the mascot committed baseball espionage. With a 7-3 win onJuly 8, 1973, the Brewers completed a resounding doubleheader sweep of the TexasRangers and.. more

Jun 27, 2016 5:09 PM Brew Crew Confidential 1 Comments

Racine’s Over Our Head Players will be staging a production of David Lindsay-Abaire’s Good People this coming April. This moth OOHPs is looking for a few good people for its production of Good People. It’s a contemporary east coast dramati.. more

Feb 13, 2016 12:00 PM Theater

It wasn’t too long ago that Theatre Unchained staged a production of The Great American Trailer Park Musical . It’s kind of a quaintly comic piece of Americana that makes for kind of a fun departure from more traditional musicals. David Nehls and .. more

Dec 11, 2014 1:00 PM Theater


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For the fourth year in a row, Lakefront Brewery is offering a Black Friday brew. This year's beer is an imperial stout aged in bourbon barrels, and will be available only on Black Friday and only at the brewery at 1872 N. Commerce. It will only be.. more

Nov 20, 2014 9:13 PM Around MKE

Being a certain age, the Observers had a 1960s song in their heads last week, with updated lyrics: "We met him on a Thursday and our hearts stood still, da doo ron ron ron..." Some Brewers fans had a heart-stopping question: "Who the heck i more

Nov 11, 2010 12:00 AM More Sports

Ken, we hardly knew ye. The Macha managerial era in Brewers history ended after two seasons when the team finished at 77-85, three games worse than the year before. The quiet, professorial Macha had nothing but winning seasons and two playo... more

Oct 12, 2010 12:00 AM More Sports

May is way too early for the Milwaukee Brewers’ season to be over. So it’s okay to ignore the chorus of yahoos who say otherwise.Apparently, Brewers owner Mark Attanasio is ready to do the same by keeping his head when all around him are lo... more

May 26, 2010 12:00 AM Taking Liberties 3 Comments

The Brewers’ inconsistency has their fans groaning. They swept three games in Pittsburgh by a combined score of 36-1, then lost three straight at home to the Cubs by a combined 25-4. They blasted the Pirates again, 17-3, but lost the next t... more

May 19, 2010 12:00 AM More Sports

Looking to build on their first playoff appearance in a generation, the Brewers havesettl Looking to build on their first playoff appearance in a generation, the Brewers havesettl ,Sports more

Nov 12, 2008 12:00 AM More Sports 1 Comments

It’s a spacious studio space in the Third Ward/Walker’s Point area of town. Classy, old white wood and white brick marred only slightly by some pseudo-sorta-kinda Jackson Pollock paintings to my right. A large audience sits on white wooden fold.. more

Dec 31, 1969 11:00 PM Theater