The Lobster is an interesting film—to a point. But its mordantly humorous first half is largely undermined by writer-director Yorgos Lanthimos’ urge to accumulate bizarre digressions and loss of focus in the second half. more

May 24, 2016 12:53 AM Film Reviews



Milwaukee indie-rock veterans Maritime are putting the finishing touches on their upcoming album, a follow-up to 2011's Human Hearts, and today they released a video for a single that may or may not make that record's final cut. Fittingly timed to.. more

Apr 14, 2015 4:35 PM On Music

The Capital Grille (310 W. Wisconsin Ave.), with its dark, high-end interior, is the ideal place for a power lunch. Prices tend to reflect the elegant atmosphere. However, there is one relatively... more

Aug 28, 2012 12:00 AM Dining Preview

The St. Paul Fish Co. (400 N. Water St., inside the Milwaukee Public Market) combines a retail operation with table service and an oyster bar named Karen Jean’s. The oysters are always fine and the selection changes frequently. The well-kno... more

Jul 8, 2010 12:00 AM Dining Preview

The name Molly Cool is unique to this location, as Premier tries to giveevery restaurant a distinct personality, but the setting remainssimilar to Kincaid’s. The woodwork, furnishings and layout ,Dining Out more

Jun 17, 2009 12:00 AM Dining Preview 1 Comments

I'm one of those guys who coordinates his car trips to the radio schedule. I plan my Saturday errands, for instance, to WMSE's "Saturday Afternoon Boogie Bang," and try to time my evening drives to either FM 102.1's "Indie Soundcheck" or to WMSE s.. more

Feb 6, 2009 5:00 AM On Music

Everybody likes a good deal. How about a Mainelobster dinner for $12.95? This is the Wednesday evening special atKaren Jean’s Oyster Bar and Grill, which is located in the MilwaukeePublic Market next to the St. Paul Fish Co. Seating iscasual—just... more

Jun 18, 2008 12:00 AM Dining Preview