Swingin’ Door Exchange


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Swingin’ Door Exchange offers high-quality, affordable food in an atmosphere reminiscent of a Prohibition-era speakeasy. Read more

Dining Out

The Shepherd’s recurring “Where They Drink" segment features Kelly Coffee and Don Russell. Read more


Spring is the season of fish frys in Milwaukee. Here are 10 spots around the Milwaukee area serving classic versions. Read more

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Chili season is in full swing. The weather has turned blustery and football has taken over Sundays. Many people cook chili at home, but like all comfort food, sometimes it just tastes best when it's cooked for you. Here are 10 of the best p... Read more

Brew City Booze


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Milwaukee has a long tradition of speakeasies and speakeasy-style establishments. Here are a few of the best. Read more

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The location of the Swingin’ Door Exchange (219 E. Michigan St.) has been a part of Milwaukee history since the 19th century and offers unpretentious, homey fare—some of the best Downtown. Read more


In his forward for Bound to Last, Ray Bradbury recalls the aunt who lent him an Edgar Allan Poe collection and the enormous influence it had on his vocation as a writer. Most of the essayists gathered in this slender volume are of younger g... Read more