You’ll find tons of amazing vegan foods you can prepare on the grill! There are incredible faux meats, including burgers and sausages that cook up perfectly on the grill or you can pick out your favorite vegetables and fruit and give them t... more

Jul 4, 2017 3:43 PM Being Vegan

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May 30, 2017 1:00 PM Brew City Booze

In case you were under the impression that there were nomore available options for Milwaukeeans to drink beer, Milwaukee-native RedmondTuttle and Ryan Jaeger, who created a similar service in Minnesota, havecreated the PaddleTavern. Imag.. more

Jan 27, 2017 9:52 PM Around MKE

The 4th annual IndiaFest Milwaukee will return to Bay View’sHumboldt Park on Saturday, August 20.The daylong event opens with a welcome ceremony observingthe 70th Independence Day of India, featuring a parade, flag hoisting andnational.. more

Jul 8, 2016 3:48 PM Around MKE

A comprehensive guide on what's going on this summer in Milwaukee. more

May 17, 2016 4:53 PM Summer Guide

The introduction to the 2016 Shepherd Express summer guide. more

May 17, 2016 4:31 PM Summer Guide

It may be hard to imagine sitting outside with a beer inhand during this Wisconsin winter weather, but Milwaukee’s Traveling BeerGarden just announced their 2016 tour schedule to help you imagine a warmerplace.With two cons.. more

Jan 29, 2016 8:40 PM Around MKE


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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

Boats, bags, blues, BBQ, beer... What do all these things have in common?  BuckyFest!Brought to you by Bucky's Lakeside Pub & Grill, Buckyfest takes place over the course of three days and nights on beautiful Okauchee Lake.  Bucky's will block off.. more

Jul 31, 2015 2:11 PM Around MKE


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Have you been telling yourself that this is the summeryou’re running that 5k? Do you tell your friends that you’ve been training forthat half marathon even though you’re really just watching Orange is the NewBlack on Netflix? Would it be easier.. more

Jul 28, 2015 3:54 PM Around MKE

The Big Gig may be over, but there are plenty of incrediblefestivals yet to come this summer in Milwaukee. One such jubilee is German Fest,a family friendly, fun-filled celebration of all things German that takes placeFriday, July 24 (3 p.m.-12.. more

Jul 14, 2015 8:12 PM Around MKE

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Slide the City,the 1,000 foot slip and slide, will be coming to Milwaukee on Saturday, July 25.The event will have participants sliding down over three football fields worthof slippery vinyl. The fun will start at 10 a.m. when “Super Sliders .. more

Jul 14, 2015 7:29 PM Around MKE 1 Comments

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Thehistoric Ice Age National Trail runs an amazing 1,000 miles, from thePotawatomi State Park in Sturgeon Bay, Door County to the Minnesota border,exclusively through Wisconsin. It was established in 1950 by Milwaukean RayZillmer, and remains .. more

Jun 15, 2015 5:46 PM Off the Beaten Path


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Milwaukee county pools are gearing up for a busy summer, ifthe weather ever warms up that is. The Milwaukee County water parks Cool Waters and David F. SchulzAquatic Center will both be adding weekdays to their summer schedulebeginning Monday, .. more

Jun 3, 2015 6:45 PM Around MKE

Dear EarthTalk: Summer is near and I am planning a big road trip. Do you have any tips for boosting my car’s fuel efficiency on long, hot drives?-Esther McCoy, Burlington, VTAh,the summer road trip, that classic American experience. But long d.. more

Jun 1, 2015 2:30 PM , News Features

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Join the Whitnall Park Rotary Club for their "Tasting in the Gardens" event at the beautiful Boerner Botanical Gardens.The event features beer, food and entertainment in a beautiful environment—just .. more

May 29, 2015 4:08 PM Around MKE


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Festivals around Milwaukee, WI. more

May 21, 2015 6:00 PM Summer Guide 2 Comments


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As the summer season comes upon us, local farmers markets elevate our collective expectations of what fresh means. more

May 20, 2015 12:15 PM Summer Guide

Klassik is following through with his promise to release four EPs in as many months. Following this year's Winter and Spring EPs, the rapper released his latest installment in the series, Summer . It's just three tracks, but like its predecessor i.. more

Mar 25, 2015 5:50 PM On Music

This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly half hour of civil conversation with Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, we offer our annual summer concert preview, sharing the shows we're most excited to check out in the coming months. Among some of our.. more

May 8, 2014 7:00 PM On Music