On June 22-23, The Bloody Mary Festival brings together Wisconsin’s best Bloody Marys to the Fiserv Forum plaza for the summer brunch-time party of the year. Read more


Riverwest FemFest returns with its biggest, most impressive lineup yet, and Milwaukee bands Greatest Lakes and Sex Scenes play big release shows. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

Ruthie answers questions from readers feeling frustrated at work. Read more

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Unless you were one of the few people talented enough to bea college athlete, it is likely that high school was the last time you competedin a team sport at a high level. While our bodies grow old and worn out, andbusy lives turn trainin.. Read more

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Todd Lazarski shares his picks for the six best ethnic food neighborhoods in Milwaukee. Read more



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Going out to eat is great, you go somewhere and get served food of your choice with no preparation or clean up involved. The only downfall is that comes with a price. That price is usually high enough that many people limit their restaurant trips. Read more

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Milwaukee Beer Week, April 18-25, includes tap takeovers, rare beer tastings, beer dinners and beer sampling at locations all around the city. Read more


When we asked you, our readers, to vote for your favorite 30 bars as part of the Shepherd Express' 30th anniversary... Read more

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The Milwaukee Bucks take on the San Antonio Spurs tonight at a 7 p.m. home game. Read more

Today in Milwaukee

It’s been said that “athletics is America’s favorite exercise—to sit and watch.” That may be true for the armchair quarterbacks and point guards comatized by ESPN, but not so for the thousands of area college students who par Read more

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