Image via Carlos Newsome, Flickr CCI'dstop eating junk food if I had the willpower. I'd exercise more if I had themotivation. I don't know how to make a better plan.  If any of these thoughts have crossed yourmind, I hope I can open a new wa.. Read more

Health & Wellness

Photo Courtesy Livin' Spoonful, Flickr CCCrunches, sit ups, leg raises... Ugh, can I even get a six pack?!Technically,everyone has a six-pack: it’s the rectus abdominis muscle, which runs down thefront of your belly, but unless you're lean.. Read more

Health & Wellness

Research compiled by EarthTalk shows that climate change may threaten the nutritional content of food. Read more

News Features 10 Comments

Overlooking a breathtaking section of the Milwaukee River at 2060 N. Humboldt Ave., INVIVO offers an array of health and fitness resources. Founder, owner and Physical Therapist Maurice Dumit discusses the creative nature Read more

Off the Cuff

The movement is led from the top by the healthy foods initiative of First Lady Michelle Obama and from Milwaukee by Will Allen, founder of Growing Power, named by Time Read more

Taking Liberties

Michael Pollan has already written, to much commercial and critical acclaim, about agriculture and eating. The mid-way process in the chain of going from growing food to consuming it had, however, thus far escaped his Read more

Dining Preview

For most, fitness since the “Arnold era” means a gym with cardio equipment, free weights, mirrors and machines, and people counting out reps and sets. That's fine. Some people prefer that. But because machines isolate particular muscle gr Read more

Off the Cuff

I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, it’s Election Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 2, and I only got a couple, three minutes before I’m taking off Up North to Hayward, so I’ll make this snappy. Read more

Art for Art's Sake

Fifteen years ago, local indie filmmakers were hard-pressed to find venues to screen their works that were both large enough to seat their family and friends and priced to accommodate their shoestring budgets. Ross Bigley, who, at the time,... Read more

Film Reviews 2 Comments

The steam punk, almost Charles Fort world of floating islands near the stratosphere, robots that fall to earth and great, complicated flying machines is the setting for Castle in the Sky. The animated film by Oscar-winning director Hayao Miyazak.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

We hear it all the time, especiallyaround the start of each new year: Many What’s your take? Write: or comment on this story online at www.ex ,Cover Story Read more

Happening Now 3 Comments

Raya was on her way up from the projects and onto the path to medical school when her sister died of an overdose. In a middle class family this would have been tragic. For an African-American family whose mother works two shifts and father works.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

Twenty-something comedian Steve Hofstetter began his stand-up career modestly as a college Walk The Line ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

Today in Milwaukee 4 Comments