Rob Hullum


Rob Hullum is the web editor for the Shepherd Express, where he covers a breadth of happenings going on in the city for the Around Milwaukee section. He has also written feature pieces on the changing East Side and Milwaukee’s startup scene.

On Saturday, April 21 beer lovers from across the state will gather at Wisconsin State Fair Park Expo Center for an afternoon of unlimited sampling from the area’s favorite craft breweries at Stein & Dine. more



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A listing of Milwaukee Day activities that run the gamut of everything that the city has to offer. more

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A look at how Milwaukee became America’s bowling capital…and how that title slipped away. more

A&E Feature

Surprisingly, one of the busiest spaces for organizing progressive activism in Milwaukee is a family entertainment center in Bay View. more

Daily Dose

The streetcar will begin its 621 miles of test runs in April. The rest of the five initial vehicles are expected to arrive on a monthly basis. more

Daily Dose

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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


A group of beer enthusiasts gathered at the Milwaukee County Historical Society’s Brew City MKE exhibit at the Shops of Grand Avenue last night for Evolution to Revolution: Milwaukee Reinvents the Classic Lager. more



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Stephanie Schultz, a Milwaukee-area fashion designer, has been announced as this year’s Pfister Artist-in-Residence, succeeding tintype photographer Margaret Muza. more

Visual Arts

From the raucous to the laid-back, here is what you should be doing this St. Patrick's Day. more

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The city has embraced BIDs in the past, but new legislation that limits their funding could have a negative impact on Milwaukee. more

News Features

The Shepherd Express, which hosts Old Fashioned Fest on Friday, March 9, at the Harley-Davidson Museum, profiles the 18 old fashioned-serving establishments who will be offering their fine beverages at the event. more


The East Side Business Improvement District (BID) is putting out a call for artists to paint a new mural for the alley, which will be unveiled to the public on Friday, April 20. more

Visual Arts

The move allows Eagle Park to bring all production in-house, expand its beer portfolio and set up a full food menu with former Braise and Phoenix Cocktail Club chef Nathan Heck. more


Yokohama, an East Side ramen and karaoke restaurant, closed its doors for good this weekend after less than a year in business. more

Dining Out


Bublr Bikes has created a competition around cold weather bicycling bravery. For the second year, Bublr will hold its Winter Bike Olympics. more


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Most noticeable to festivalgoers will be the movement of the main festival strip to Wells St. (from Kilbourn Ave.). more

Daily Dose

Marla and David Poytinger, owners of Nine Below, announced that they would open AXE MKE, an axe-throwing bar, at 1924 E. Kenilworth Pl. more

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The third annual Milwaukee Fringe Festival, which will take place Aug. 25-26 at the Marcus Center for Performing Arts, is accepting submissions from artists interested in participating until March 5. more


The event will feature artists Todd Mrozinski and Renee Bebeau painting images of flames on a four-foot wide slab of ice. more

Visual Arts

Royal Enfield, a British-founded, India-based motorcycle company that specializes in smaller bikes, focuses on the urban rider instead of the suburban Harley-Davidson fan. more

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