Lakefront Brewery

Lakefront Brewery's flagship amber lager, Riverwest Stein, won five head-to-head contests en route to taking the title as the first-ever Milwaukee Madness Beer Bracket champion. Read more


By foot, boat, bus, bike or streetcar, there are many ways to explore the city. Tours with focuses on food, architecture, history or just an overview of the city can all be found in Milwaukee. Read more

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Former First Lady Michelle Obama comes to town, while events related to the upcoming Wisconsin Supreme Court election ramp up. Read more

Saving Our Democracy

The Shepherd Express Fish Fry Guide offers the winner for best fish fry (as well as the three runners-up) for special attention. The people of greater Milwaukee have spoken! Read more

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The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors celebrate Black History Month, while housing experts discuss the decline in black homeownership. Read more

Saving Our Democracy

Dear Ruthies shares wisdom on premature ejaculation and, to remain romantic, her social calendar for Valentine’s Day outings. Read more

Dear Ruthie

The Sierra Club brings diverse voices together to talk about environmental justice, while CLOSEmsdf continues to picket outside of the County Courthouse. Read more

Saving Our Democracy

Milwaukee’s Democratic Socialists have a busy week ahead, while candidates for school board participate in a community forum. Read more

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Milwaukee will be on the front lines of the War on Christmas, and a benefit will be held for families separated by deportation. Read more

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If it were up to the brewmasters of Milwaukee, it seems we'd stop calling the Friday after Thanksgiving "Black Friday" and start calling it "Beer Release Friday." Here are the most anticipated Black Friday beer releases in the city. Read more

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Dear Ruthie answer distressed readers’ questions and shares her social calendar of LGBTQ community events in the greater Milwaukee area. Read more

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Dear Ruthie shares her social schedule of LGBTQ-themed Halloween events in and around Milwaukee. Read more

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A post-apocalyptic-themed street festival called “Doomsday” is described as “beer, food, vendors, bands and anarchy.” Read more

Short Order

While Milwaukee’s always been known as Brew City, a recent surge in the number of new craft breweries is reiterating the nickname. Read more

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The festival features some of the best professional comedy acts from across the country—including stand-up, sketch and improvisational comedy routines—in incredible Milwaukee venues. Read more

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Fyxation’s involvement with the Milwaukee community is endless, but their ideology is simple: Regardless of who you are, get on a bike and discover that feeling of freedom. Read more


Roll out the barrel for these upcoming Milwaukee-area craft beer events. Read more


From the raucous to the laid-back, here is what you should be doing this St. Patrick's Day. Read more

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Roll out the barrel for these upcoming Milwaukee-area craft beer events. Read more

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We explore Lakefront Brewery owner Russ Klisch’s cellar collection, drink a vertical of the Black Friday special release beers and get more info on the Black Friday Special Reserve. Read more

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