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.

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

Feb 5, 2018 1:56 PM Eat/Drink

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

Feb 5, 2018 11:13 AM 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

Jan 31, 2018 12:08 PM News

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

Jan 26, 2018 11:14 AM Around MKE

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

Jan 24, 2018 10:15 AM Around MKE 2 Comments

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

Jan 22, 2018 3:59 PM Around MKE

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

Jan 19, 2018 3:28 PM Around MKE

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

Jan 9, 2018 5:11 PM News Features 1 Comments

Inspired by a trip to Amsterdam, Sip & Purr Cat Café is a place to “relax and enjoy the companionship of cats.” more

Jan 9, 2018 12:59 PM Around MKE

The closure leaves Milwaukee without a single venue dedicated solely to standup comedy. more

Jan 8, 2018 2:56 PM Comedy 1 Comments

Nomad Nacional is expected to open by May 1 and remain through at least November. more

Jan 5, 2018 3:47 PM Around MKE

The event space is tentatively named Little Duck Kitchen, and will be available for parties of 12 to 35 people. more

Jan 2, 2018 11:56 AM Around MKE

The Milwaukee Bucks will wear their “Cream City” uniforms 13 times this season. more

Dec 28, 2017 1:58 PM Milwaukee Bucks

A stalwart leaves, and a trendy newcomer gets a lease. more

Dec 21, 2017 2:08 PM Around MKE 2 Comments

As President Trump blurs the public’s understanding of what “fake news” is for his own benefit, Google may also be stretching fake news’ definition to undermine progressive media outlets working to hold his administration accountable. more

Dec 12, 2017 4:39 PM Issue of the Week 4 Comments

Matt Braunger will bring his autobiographical standup comedy to the Underground Collaborative on Friday, Dec. 15. more

Dec 12, 2017 10:00 AM Comedy

Ahead of its grand opening on Wednesday, Dec. 6, Shake Shack held a “Friends and Family” soft opening on Monday. more

Dec 4, 2017 1:39 PM Around MKE 1 Comments

Contrary to stereotypes, millennials are becoming an engaged generation concerned with community, society and political action. more

Nov 28, 2017 4:28 PM News Features 4 Comments

On Friday, Dec. 1 ComedySportz Garage will host a long-form improv show from Good Landers, a 2-year-old all-female troupe of improvisers specializing in the “montage” format of long-form improvisation. more

Nov 28, 2017 10:55 AM Around MKE

Jason Growel, owner of The Eastsider, confirmed to the Shepherd that the bar’s last day of operations will be Saturday, Dec. 16. more

Nov 20, 2017 11:33 AM Around MKE