Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

After years of debate, construction and more debate, the Milwaukee streetcar finally has an opening date. The streetcar, dubbed “the Hop” will begin service on Friday, Nov. 2 at 1 p.m. more

Daily Dose

RuYi is a restaurant that is designed to satisfy as many tastes as possible, and with a menu that spans sushi to pho, it does just that. more

Dining Out

Thanks, in large part, to the hard work of the United Performing Arts Fund, Milwaukee’s performing arts community continues to thrive. It’s the season of giving and the organizations has several great events in the offing. more

News Features


With Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby falling on the same day, there’s no shortage of events happening at area bars and restaurants that day. more


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Photo Credit: Paul Mobley

After building more than 1 million social media followers through viral Facebook videos, comedian Kountry Wayne is working on a budding career in standup comedy. more


Ruthie advises a reader on his May-December romance. more

Dear Ruthie

While there’s nothing as outwardly commercial as “Blew Up (The House)" from 2013’s Fight for My Soul on Signs, the singer and guitar slinger Jonny Lang proves that he can still make the blues accessible for newbies. more

Album Reviews

Ruthie answers a question from a reader wondering if she’s the bitch or all the people around her. Exciting upcoming events include Theater RED’s The Wayward Women at the Alchemist Theatre, Bastille Days in Cathedral Square and a Makers Mar... more

Dear Ruthie

Safe & Sound, a non-profit organization that fosters communityimprovement projects in Milwaukee neighborhoods, was announced as PotawatomiHotel & Casino’s 2017 Charity of Choice. The $100,000 grant is part of Potawatomi’sHeart of Canal Str.. more

Around MKE

In the psychological horror film It Comes at Night, Director Trey Edward Shults thrusts viewers into a situation without explanation, but enough facts become clear as the story moves on. more

Film Clips

The new material shone at Steven Wright’s return to the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino Friday night. Shame there wasn’t more of it. more


You can go to Potawatomi Hotel and Casino and have a great time without spending a cent on a game of chance. The complex includes bars, a live performance venue, charming gift shop and many options for the hungry. One such place is the new ... more

Dining Out

Valentine's Day is one of the busiest nights for restaurants. Make your reservations now—even for this weekend—because places book up early. Here are some of the Valentine's Day specials around MKE. more

Brew City Booze

Milwaukee’s Max Devereaux is determined to keep releasing decadent, oddball pop albums, even if hardly anybody is listening more

Music Feature

Canal Street Café (inside the front lobby of Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, 1721 W. Canal St.) maintains a balance between modern ambiance and timeless hominess. more

Short Order

The Fringe Festival brings two days of music and arts to Downtown, while Mexican Fiesta brings the party to the Summerfest grounds. more

This Week in Milwaukee

Summerfest open on Wednesday, June 29 with Selena Gomez as the opening act in the Marcus Amphitheater, but this week our area also offers Summer Soulstice, Garlic Fest, the Cedarburg Strawberry Festival and several other visiting musical ac... more

This Week in Milwaukee

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Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán

The 13 musicians in Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán filled the intimate Northern Lights Theater with joyous Mexican music Friday night. more

Concert Reviews

Ruthie answers a question from a reader concerned about her wife sending their money to her adult daughter without permission, and plugs exciting events including the Business Equality Luncheon at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino on Sept. 24; Milw... more

Hear Me Out

Blues guitarist Jonny Lang and his crack band paid tribute to the late B.B. King Saturday night. more

Concert Reviews