After a two-year delay, including design problems, costissues and zoning conflicts, Nomad owner Mike Eitel has unveiled a “temporary”biergarten for this summer. The patio had a less than grand opening on Friday, June 3,just in time fo.. more

Jun 13, 2016 2:46 PM Around MKE

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Former Badgers forward Cara Walls talks about adjusting to her new role in the National Women’s Soccer League. more

Sep 24, 2015 9:00 AM More Sports


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Are you the type of person who looks to do whatever interesting new things the city of Milwaukee has to offer? Here's one of those aforementioned interesting new things! Milwaukee now plays home to two FootGolf courses.  FootGolf  is exactly wha.. more

Sep 1, 2015 6:07 PM Around MKE


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A rising star in women’s soccer, Badgers midfielder Rose Lavelle says she and her teammates are building a culture of success at the University of Wisconsin. more

Jul 9, 2015 8:00 AM More Sports

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Newcastle United of the English Premier League and Atlas Football Club of the Mexican Liga MX will participate in a friendly match at Miller Park right here in Milwaukee on Tuesday July, 14th.This is the second time a professional soccer match has.. more

Jun 8, 2015 4:16 PM Around MKE

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Unless it’s tosend a pigskin between the triumphant arms of a goal post, Americans prefer touse their hands when playing ball-based sports. Nevertheless, soccer – or‘football’ as it is known just about everywhere else – remains the world.. more

Jun 4, 2015 8:25 PM Around MKE


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There will be just one American referee at this year’s Women’s World Cup: Margaret Domka, a Spanish teacher at Union Grove High School. more

Jun 1, 2015 2:05 PM More Sports


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Jeff Daniels’ Escanaba In Da Moonlight is one of a few prominent comedies celebrating life in rural Wisconsin. Like Guys on Ice , the show has been produced all over the country and continues to be quite popular. I personally love these shows beca.. more

Mar 10, 2015 2:16 PM Theater


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Feb 22, 2015 11:00 AM Theater

Last month Milwaukee rapper Klassik announced his intentions of being any and everywhere in 2015, beginning with a series of four season-themed EPs. So far he's sticking to those plans: Today he released the second of those EPs, Spring , a little .. more

Feb 20, 2015 5:45 PM On Music



Therehave likely been other inner city clubs, featuring old school R&B andhip-hop, with early starting times.. But there's only one that offers freefood, drink specials and the impeccable taste and inventiveness of the man whowarms up the folk.. more

Jan 20, 2015 6:15 PM Around MKE



After her team fell short of the Women’s World Cup, soccer player Shannon Smyth plots her next career move. more

Dec 4, 2014 4:10 PM More Sports 1 Comments

In Playing the Field, we profile women who are making an impact in the world of sports, either in competition or behind the scenes. For this inaugural installment, we spoke with Images of Us Spo,Sports more

Aug 29, 2014 8:00 AM More Sports

FootGolf, another permutation of plain old ball-and-clubgolf, is making its way into Milwaukee. Joining other golf alternatives such asarchery and Frisbee golf, FootGolf is played with a soccer ball and your ownfoot, and the goal is to sink t.. more

Jul 17, 2014 4:00 PM Around MKE

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Soccer has had a traditionally low profile in the U.S., but youwouldn’t know it from how fans turned out at area bars to watch Monday’s WorldCup game. Whether they were lifelong enthusiasts or just caught up in theexcitement of one of the wor.. more

Jun 17, 2014 6:00 PM Around MKE

As the World Cup swings into gear in Brazil, Milwaukee willplay host to another kind of futbol. The World Futsal Fest is being held at theMilwaukee School of Engineering’s Kern Center, from June 12-14. Futsal, a closecousin of soccer, is played.. more

Jun 5, 2014 4:00 PM Around MKE

With the uncertainty of the local NBA franchise’s future reaching billboard fundraiser-inspiring levels and the Brewers likely to have the quietest offseason the team has experienced in a decade,Sports more

Dec 2, 2013 3:54 PM More Sports

If there was any doubt about Sue Black's commitment to the Milwaukee Wave, this should take care of it: It was announced at a press conference this morning that the former Milwaukee County Parks dire,Sports more

Apr 3, 2013 12:02 PM More Sports

The Olympic marathon has ended for bleary-eyed fans who tried to navigate through hundreds of TV hours. The Observers' viewing was more of a middle-distance jaunt, but that doesn't mean they've run short on commentary... more

Aug 16, 2012 12:00 AM More Sports