Summerfest recently revealed this year's new food lineup, and there's practically a new item for each of the fest's 50 years in business. I was able to try some of the new foods at,Brew City Booze more

Jun 8, 2017 1:14 PM Brew City Booze 1 Comments

An interview with Matt and Katie Wessel, owners of Milwaukee Pretzel Company, where some of our area’s finest Bavarian-style soft pretzels are made. more

May 30, 2017 2:49 PM Eat/Drink 2 Comments

Whether it's stewed, deep fried or on a biscuit, there are plenty of restaurants where you can get your comfort food fix in Milwaukee. more

Dec 15, 2016 9:30 AM Brew City Booze 1 Comments


Milwaukee Scene Board Game

Board games might seem like an unlikely source for Milwaukeehistory, but with a little searching you can enjoy an evening of high-stakesdevelopment, vicious strategizing and cursing out your best friends… all whilelearning a bit about your home.. more

Mar 23, 2015 3:45 PM What Made Milwaukee Famous

NextAct Theatre’s Next Actors program allows a diverse group of teens to gettogether, write and produce an original theater piece. There really need to bemore programs like this. Theater is a living, breathing thing. Giving those whoare new to.. more

Jul 22, 2014 9:04 AM Theater

 NancyKwan wanted to be a ballet dancer, not a movie actress, but a seemingly randomimpulse changed the direction of her life. Wandering into the screen test for The World of Suzy Wong (1960), she won over everyone with her natural ease. Wi.. more

Oct 18, 2012 3:37 PM I Hate Hollywood

Old World Third Street offers several attractions for the food lover. In addition to Usinger’s, the Spice House and the Wisconsin Cheese Mart, there also are many restaurants, with Mader’s being the oldest... more

Sep 21, 2012 3:39 PM Dining Preview

This weekend marks the 100th anniversary of one of the greatest maritime tragedies in history: the sinking of the RMS Titanic, a disaster that killed more than 1,500 people. To commemorate the anniversary, two Milwaukee restaurants are host... more

Apr 11, 2012 12:00 AM Dining Preview

The Internet long ago replaced the need for generalized cookbooks. If you're looking for a simple sugar cookie recipe or ideas for a squash soup, there's no need to turn to a book when a simple Google search will bring up dozens of suggesti... more

Aug 24, 2011 12:00 AM Dining Preview

The Grateful Dead will never die as long as an iteration of Dark Star Orchestra is able to take the stage. The Chicago-based DSO is more than just the most highly regarded Dead tribute band. Its members operate as musical historians more

Jun 30, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Mader’s 1041 N. Third St. 414-271-3377 ,Best of Milwaukee 2009 more

Nov 15, 2009 12:00 AM Best of Milwaukee 2009

H/T to Ryan at the Pabst for this: Wilco just debuted the so-bad-it's-good cover art for their upcoming Wilco (The Album), which was shot during the band's recent stay in Milwaukee and very clearly shows Mader's restaurant in the background—and a .. more

May 8, 2009 4:00 AM On Music

Historically, jam bands’ attempts at rap have been, well, awful. Just bloody awful&m The Wedding Singer ,Today in Milwaukee more

Sep 10, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 4 Comments