Milwaukee County Zoo

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In addition to the sparkling Lakefront, neighborhood parks and seasonal festivals, there are lots of other places in the city that are geared for the entertainment of Milwaukee’s small fry. Read more

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The future of the Mitchell Park Domes is at stake. The public has an opportunity to express its ideas and opinions about various county proposals on Tuesday, June 26 in the lobby of the Mitchell Park Domes. Read more

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“Can the county afford a park system as extensive as it is today?” asks Wisconsin Policy Forum’s president Rob Henken. “Can Milwaukee County government continue its current level of support for things like the zoo, museum and the Marcus Center?” Read more

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Nearly seven years since their founding, Gouda Girls food truck is going strong, winning competitions and serving up high-quality, cheesy comfort food to the Milwaukee area and beyond. Read more


Find events that peacefully push back against discriminatory, reactionary and/or authoritarian actions and policies of the Trump administration and others of his ilk. Read more

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The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra takes on Pokemon, while Adam Conover ruins everything. Read more

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The Milwaukee County Zoo is giving back to the community in two ways this June. Read more


Kohl’s Wild Theater begins its sixth season providing shows for the whole family at the Milwaukee County Zoo on Memorial Day weekend. Theatrical shows run through Labor Day weekend, with miniature stage performances as well as exhibit-speci... Read more

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The 1943 Pulitzer Prize winning play The Skin of Our Teeth by Thornton Wilder opens for a three-weekend run April 1 at Inspiration Studios.Performances are at 7:30 PM on Fridays and Saturdays from April 1 to April16.  A Sunday matinee is sc.. Read more

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Dear Ruthie offers tips on how to throw a great holiday party and plugs exciting events including Depeche Mode vs. Duran Duran at Mad Planet, Dec. 26, and Free Week at the Milwaukee County Zoo, Dec. 26- 31. Read more

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Earlier today the Journal Sentinel reported that there may be a mountain lion roaming the north side of Milwaukee. The news came with reactions of fear, disbelief and of course hilarious tweets. We rounded up some of the best reactions to the news.. Read more

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Perhaps realizing that it was doomed before the full Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors, the proposed contract to privatize the Milwaukee County Zoo’s food, catering and concessions services was sent back to committee for further revisio... Read more

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Dr. Steven Koenig, a corneal specialist, of Froedtert & the Medical College ofWisconsin has been voted 'Best Doctors of America' since 1996. Dr. Koenig istrusted by many doctors themselves and their families for his clinicaljudgment, unbiased m.. Read more

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Oscar’son a Roll debuted a few weeks ago at Mexican Fiesta and Milwaukee’s newest foodtruck hit the streets last week. For husband and wife team Oscar Castaneda andElisabeth Stoeger, the truck is an extension of their much-loved Oscar's Puband.. Read more

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With no public discussion, the Milwaukee County Zoo offered a request for proposals (RFP) to operate and manage its lucrative food service, catering and retail operations Read more

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The Milwaukee County Zoo reported today that its male polar bear Wilhem has died. The veterinary staff euthanized him this morning after several days of illness; he had stopped eating and was no longer able to stand. The zoo will conduct an animal.. Read more

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For the third consecutive summer, the Milwaukee County Zoo is running daily summer theatrical performances through Labor Day. Kohl’s Wild Theater ( Read more

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As its oldest regulars can attest, Jake’s Deli hasn’t changed much since the ’50s. The business has changed hands a few times over the decades, and new managing partner Gary Plassmeyer brought with him some fresh signage Read more

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