Wisconsin beers made another good showing in this year'sannual U.S. Open Beer Championship. Thecompetition pits almost 5,000 beers against each other in over 90 differentstyles. It's open to professional breweries and home brewers alike,.. more

Jul 14, 2016 2:04 PM Brew City Booze

Wisconsin brews made a strong showing in the 2015 United States Open BeerChampionship. This year, 4,000 beers, ciders and root beers from allover the world competed in the annual event, representing professionalbreweries and home brewers. Judge.. more

Jul 10, 2015 6:06 PM Brew City Booze 1 Comments

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Sprecher Brewingwill again be operating roving beer garden trucks at Milwaukee County Parksthis summer. This year, in addition to Sprecher beer and soda, the two truckswill offer German food from Sprecher's Restaurant and Pub. At least 15 parks.. more

Feb 9, 2015 8:44 PM Around MKE


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Milwaukee's absence of a full-time smooth jazz radio in recent years has translated to themusic's scant presence in the city's concert listings. Chocolate Bar Productionshas been on a one-woman mission to restore borderline smooth jazz in the fo.. more

Nov 21, 2014 4:38 PM Around MKE

Wine has long been the drink of choice for fine meals, buttwo local establishments are exploring the culinary potential of anotheralcoholic beverage. Sprecher Brewery and c.1800, a Walker’s Point restaurantspecializing in farm-to-table meals, a.. more

Jul 18, 2014 1:00 PM Around MKE

For people who are concerned that the World of Beer franchise won’t offer enough craft beers from the area, relax. There are lots of local brews represented here more

Oct 30, 2013 12:41 AM Dining Preview

At Pat's Rib Place (151 E. Sunset Dr., Waukesha), a few booths and about as many stools accommodate folks who come for Southern-style barbeque with blues wafting through the fragrant air. Pork and beef ribs are a specialty more

May 13, 2013 3:18 AM Dining Preview

The race for the open 10th Assembly District seat has gotten so ugly I hate to even write about it. The accusations of race-baiting and directions to vote for people “who look like you” have gotten out of hand.<br /><br />It\'s gotten even worse t.. more

Aug 10, 2012 5:03 PM Daily Dose

 The Optimist Theatre will be hosting a sonnet . . . slam . . . to benefit Shakespeare In the Park on Monday May 7th at Transfer Pizzeria Café. The Sound And Fury Sonnet Slam starts at 8pm and run until . . . whenever.Tickets for the show are .. more

Mar 23, 2012 8:17 PM Theater

One of history’s longest-running author/character relationships existed between British author P.G. Wodehouse and Jeeves, the valet to the wealthy Bertie Wooster. Nearly half a century passed between Wodehouse’s first and last Jeeves storie... more

Aug 10, 2010 12:00 AM Theater

A commercial disappointment assailed by critics upon its initial theatrical release in 1999, David Fincher’s violent adaptation of Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club went on to become an instant cult favorite upon its DVD release, thanks more

Jun 14, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Here in Milwaukee the Sprecher name is a familiar one. It can be found all over town, from the labels on the gourmet soda and craft beer produced at the Sprecher Brewery in Glendale, to the signs that show sponsorship of a number of local e... more

May 19, 2010 12:00 AM Dining Preview

As the original home of The Beatles, Pink Floyd and Radiohead, Britain’s EMI Records boasts a rich musical history. But away from the recording studio, the label has been a mess for at least the past two decades. In The Rise & Fall of EMI R... more

Apr 12, 2010 12:00 AM Books

Restaurants, like people, often feel the need to reinvent themselves when they arrive at the doorstep of middle age. They tire of their old ways, and look to the future to create a new and improved sense of self. After 30 years as Robert’s,... more

Feb 24, 2010 12:00 AM Dining Preview 2 Comments

Sois Kelly Clarkson the Barton Fink of pop music, contractually obligatedto crank out fl My December, ,Concert Reviews more

Oct 28, 2009 12:00 AM Concert Reviews 1 Comments

The brief clips displayed at Sunday’s Academy Awards broadcast whet a lot of appeti At Night ,Today in Milwaukee more

Feb 26, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 1 Comments