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It’s long been a truism that Milwaukee County residents love their historic parks. Nonetheless, continual defunding for three decades has left much of the county’s parks frayed and even derelict. Read more

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At the zenith of the farm-to-table movement, the Shepherd Express provides a handy list of sustainability-minded area farmers, producers and foragers that service local restaurants. Read more

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John Raymond of Bartolotta’s lake Park Bistro shares his love of sushi. Read more

Dining Out

Join the Shepherd Express on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 2-6 p.m. at American Serb Hall for our second annual Taste of the World, a sampling event celebrating Milwaukee’s ethnically diverse dining and entertainment scene. Read more


“Easy” is the operative word for the experience at the recently opened Easy Tyger. You’re put at ease immediately by the simplicity of the ambiance and the pleasant manner of the staff. The Easy Tyger dishes are more than imaginative. Th... Read more

Dining Out

Bastille Days’ 34th installment features old favorites as well as many new offerings in food and entertainment. Read more

A&E Feature

TheLanford Wilson comedy Talley’s Folly is a strikingly good fit foroutdoor theatre in the summer. There is so much about next month’s productionwith Summerstage that sounds like a really, really fun trip out of townfor an evening.Firstof all.. Read more


Food and wine tastings are a dime a dozen around the city, as are food and beer tastings. For its annual SoundBites fundraiser, though, 88Nine RadioMilwaukee has Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

Has it been 20 years already? March was the 20th anniversary of the original Ristorante Bartolotta’s opening in the old heart of Wauwatosa. It is still housed in the late 19th-century Cream City brick former Pabst tavern Read more

Dining Preview

At only a little over 1-1/2 years old, my daughter is still only half as old as she needs to be to see her first  First Stage show. It's great that one of the best children's theatre company's in the country is opening itself up to shows for t.. Read more


Choosing a venue for a wedding can be a tough decision. It has to be special in some way, whether it reflects the bride and groom's values and beliefs or just offers a great view. Many newly engaged couples find the process exhausting... Read more

A&E Feature

The elegantly designed pavilion in Lake Park, perched on a bluff overlooking Lake Michigan, has incomparable views that no Milwaukee restaurant can match. The largely French menu lives up to the reputation of that national cuisine... Read more

Best of Milwaukee 2011

Lake Park Bistro 3133 E.Newberry Blvd. 414-962-6300 ,Best of Milwaukee 2009 Read more

Best of Milwaukee 2009

Thebiggest local restaurant news of 2008 would have to be Adam Siegel’sJames Beard Award as Best Chef of the Midwest. Siegel is chef decuisine at Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro, as well as ,Dining Out Read more

Dining Preview

I, for one, would have been shocked had we not done so, but the longer it went on, the more everyone began to question whether we would. It's now official. Tom H has a bunch of quotes from Melvin and Cameron, so I'm giving you the whole thing:Brew.. Read more

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Winners in the Best French Restaurant category for Best of Milwaukee 2008. Read more

Best of Milwaukee 2008

Milwaukee singer/songwriter/accordionist/busker Pezzettino compiled her Covers album from songs recorded by request, and it shows in the tracklist, which leans heavily toward the type of songs audiences shout out as jokes: Ol' Dirty Bastard's "Bro.. Read more

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