It’s not exactly news that sound shapes the way we perceivefood. Restaurant owners have long understood that ambiance, including acoustics,can have nearly as much impact on the dining experience as food itself. Mostly theeffect was thought to b.. more

Apr 4, 2014 3:00 PM On Music

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The 2013 Green Bay Packers season ended the same way it had last January, and with the same outcome in which the past two seasons began—a Packers loss at the hands of the San Francisco 49ers. The,Sports more

Jan 6, 2014 9:22 AM More Sports

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For the third straight season the Green Bay Packers are the NFC North Champions. That notion didn’t seem unlikely when the 5-2 Packers hosted its frequent contemporary victim in the Chicago Bears,Sports more

Dec 30, 2013 9:25 AM More Sports

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It looked so good on paper. At the beginning of the season, the Dec. 8 matchup carried the promise of two perennial playoff teams converging on frigid Lambeau Field for a late season Sunday Night F,Sports more

Dec 9, 2013 9:17 AM More Sports

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The Detroit Lions hosting a Thanksgiving Day game has become as much a part of the holiday tradition as turkey and stuffing, post-meal naps, and weird uncles saying inappropriate things at the dinn,Sports more

Nov 29, 2013 10:50 AM More Sports

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The last time Matt Flynn ducked under center at Lambeau Field, he was running up 480 yards and six touchdowns (both tied Green Bay records) against the Detroit Lions in a Week 17 start as a resting,Sports more

Nov 25, 2013 9:44 AM More Sports

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As two of the oldest franchises in professional football, the Green Bay Packers and New York Giants have played their fair share of meaningful games. Curly Lambeau- and Steve Owen-led squads vied f,Sports more

Nov 18, 2013 9:24 AM More Sports

It’s hard to blame NBC for airing Sunday’s one-sided 44-31 Packers trouncing of the beleaguered Vikings to its national audience in prime time. After all, the (pre-flex scheduling) week eight m,Sports more

Oct 28, 2013 8:53 AM More Sports

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Despite losing defensive greats Ray Lewis and Ed Reed this offseason, having already lost two games, and Joe Flacco rewarding the team’s six-year/$120M contract with eight interceptions through t,Sports more

Oct 14, 2013 9:52 AM More Sports


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The old “On any given Sunday…” adage has some truth to it. The parity in the National Football League was on display when the 5-8 likes of Kyle Orton’s Kansas City Chiefs gave Green Bay the,Sports more

Oct 7, 2013 8:26 AM More Sports

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Even considering quarterback Robert Griffin III was playing only his second game (preseason or otherwise) following offseason surgery to repair a torn ACL incurred in the playoffs January; even wit,Sports more

Sep 16, 2013 9:41 AM More Sports

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A year can make a world of difference in the NFL.Within the last 365 days, the Alex Smith-led Niners rolled over the Packers in last season’s opener. In January, Colin Kaepernick piloted San Fran,Sports more

Sep 9, 2013 9:22 AM More Sports


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Green Bay fans who opted to sit through the entirety of Thursday night’s Packers 30-8 loss in Kansas City didn’t see much in the way of offense. Aside from occasional glimmers of excellence, de,Sports more

Aug 30, 2013 10:07 AM More Sports

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The Packers were without 2012 starters Randall Cobb, Jordy Nelson, Tramon Williams, Casey Hayward, Jarel Worthy, as well as 2013 first round pick Datone Jones in St. Louis Saturday. Despite the abs,Sports more

Aug 18, 2013 12:15 PM More Sports

Pavement closed the the Pitchfork Music Festival last night with a setlist seemingly determined by popular vote, a retrospective that touched on most every major single and fan favorite in the band's discography. The band's actual performance, tho.. more

Jul 19, 2010 4:45 PM On Music

The Shamrock Club of Wisconsin celebrates its 50th anniversary with its annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, now in its 44th year. It’s the state’s largest, with more than a hundred units, including Irish-themed floats and regional pipe more

Mar 13, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

In 1970, British playwright Michael Frayn was watching a production of a farce he had writ Noises Off ,Theater more

Feb 23, 2009 12:00 AM Theater