Prepare thedirndls and lederhosen; Oktoberfest is ahead of schedule in Milwaukee, thisyear. Organized by BavarianBierhaus, the event will kick off a month of festivities on Friday,September 8, in Heidelberg Park in Glendale. Beer will f.. more

Sep 6, 2017 3:55 PM Around MKE

Conor Oberst, Jay Som and ZZ Top prepare for big shows, while Rock the Green showcases its biggest lineup yet. more

Sep 5, 2017 2:08 PM This Week in Milwaukee

Miller Time Pub & Grill (Hilton Milwaukee City Center, 509 W. Wisconsin Ave.) partnered with Miller Brewing to bring you a brand that not only has the Miller name, but also memorabilia, the old commercials and, of course, great beer. more

Apr 19, 2017 3:35 PM Stein & Dine

Lacey Muszynski shares some of the best Oktoberfest celebrations coming up in the Milwaukee area. more

Sep 30, 2016 11:45 AM Brew City Booze

Downtown will transform into a traditional BavarianOktoberfest celebration Sept. 29 through Oct. 2, activating both sides of theMilwaukee River with beer gardens, music and food. Hofbrau Festzelt at Pere Marquette Park will host a kick .. more

Sep 22, 2016 6:49 PM Around MKE


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Penn & Teller bring the magic, Grafton brings the blues, Tosa brings the party and TRUE Skool brings the jams. more

Sep 8, 2015 3:20 PM This Week in Milwaukee

After a $75,000 renovation, Germantown's Old Town Inn will reopen Friday, Sept. 4 at 6 p.m. as Old Town Beer Hall. more

Sep 4, 2015 12:40 AM Dining Preview

Spending time outdoors in the crispautumn air is just what the doctor ordered. While doing so, enjoy some of thefun fall festivities Milwaukee has to offer, the most immediate being MKE Oktoberfest,which promises great food, a nice music lineup.. more

Oct 3, 2014 3:53 PM Around MKE

If youenjoy Oktoberfest in Milwaukee, then make sure to hit up Plymouth’s 11thAnnual Oktoberfest to enjoy delicious Spanferkel, German potato salad,German chocolate cake and apple strudel as well as domestic and German beer atthe Biergarten. M.. more

Sep 19, 2014 10:04 PM Around MKE

Milwaukee's amazing stretch of mild, beautiful fall weather looks to stretch into this weekend, which is welcome news for those attending Milwaukee's Oktoberfest celebration at Pere Marquette this weekend.The event—which will feature a beer garden.. more

Oct 1, 2013 8:34 PM Around MKE

When we think of Milwaukee, some of the things that come to mind are Lake Michigan, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Summerfest, Klement's Sausage and Brewers baseball. But what are the hidden stories behind these Milwaukee institutions? more

Jun 27, 2012 12:00 AM Around MKE 2 Comments

Pere Marquette Park hosts all things German with this daylong Oktoberfest celebration. The day begins with the Brat Trot for the Hunger Task Force—a one... more

Sep 24, 2011 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

There is nothing that Broadway loves quite as much as Broadway.  Broadway's love affair with itself goes back a great many years in countless productions. Every now and then the love gets a bit nostalgic. Over ten years ago, a musical tribute t.. more

Apr 15, 2011 4:24 AM Theater

When listening to the dreamy, visceral work of Jacques Brel, one instantly pictures a man singing by a piano in a smoky bar in Europe. The Belgian singer-songwriter didn’t own a remarkable voice, but his best work perfectly captured more

Feb 10, 2011 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Fuego (430 S. 2nd St., Milwaukee) is throwing a New Year's party starting at 9pm on December 31, 2010 going until 9am on January 1, 2011. Enjoy FREE Mexican Food all night compliments of Ruben's Catering. There will be an open bar on all dr... more

Dec 31, 2010 12:00 AM Around MKE

Though she’ll always be best known for “Girls Just Want to Have Fun,” ’80s icon Cyndi Lauper has branched out considerably since her New Wave days, showing little interest in making the same album twice. Over the last decade she&rs more

Dec 7, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

So, I get mail... Vine reader Steve K. asks: "You go through a lot of wine, and you seem to like most everything. I get it -- there's a lot of good wine out there. But do you ever get surprised by a wine at this point?" more

May 3, 2010 12:00 AM Eat/Drink

Speaking of Happiness, a rich, new, full-length dance by Wild Space Dance Company, provides further evidence (if any were needed) of the great strength of the collective process of performance-making. Holding to high standards, the team of ... more

Apr 28, 2010 12:00 AM Classical Music

Playwright Adam Rapp earned a lot of acclaim (including a 2006 Pulitzer Prize) and a bit of controversy for his risqué drama Red Light Winter, the story of two young, American guys who share a window prostitute in Amsterdam in an attempt to... more

Jan 21, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

The summer seems to have arrived. And I suddenly find myself without theatre for two straight weeks. It’s kind of a huge vacancy considering the high volume of shows that I’ve seen in April and May . . . those being some of the busiest months I’ve.. more

Jun 4, 2009 4:00 AM Theater