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As I try to conjure up something, anything, that I can be thankful for, it’s tradition that the only thing I can think of is that I’ve never had to hear myself say in a court of law, “But your honor, she said she was 18, I swear.” Read more

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Small Business Saturday, much like its elder cousins, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, has become a central part of the gift-giving holiday season in the U.S. and, indeed, the national economy. Read more

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Beyond Thanksgiving, use that turkey carcass to cook another in-season delicacy: turkey bone soup. Read more

Flash in the Pan

Discover which local grocery stores offer pre-order, heat-and-serve Thanksgiving meals that can simply be reheated in the oven. Read more


Grandma’s house not available this Thanksgiving Day? Have no fear! There are plenty of excellent options at restaurants and hotels throughout the greater Milwaukee area. Read more

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Following the legacy of founder Kevin Stalheim, Present Music will give another Thanksgiving concert. Read more

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Milwaukee’s Holiday Invitational Tournament, the “Grand Daddy of Gay Bowling Tournaments”, will celebrate its 40th anniversary this Thanksgiving. Read more


Audiome>Listen to the latest PressureCast on iTunes, Stitcher or Google Play or Direct Link.VideoLet us know what you think. Leave us a voice or text message at 954-947-7377, email us at or tweet at us @PressureCastPod Read more

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With the holiday season now in full swing, we should find solace in those aspects of our lives that bring us together. One in particular is our diversity. But, ironically, in these divisive political times, even that can be a source of cont... Read more


It’s got a plot with shades of 2001: A Space Odyssey, Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Red Dwarf and every cheesy pulp-era space exploration story that had been so lovingly ripped-off by the Star Trek franchise. It’s called Ten Thousand Moons.. Read more


Looking for an occasion to fully embrace the holiday spirit?On Dec. 12 and Dec. 13, Bel Canto Chorus will host their annual 'Christmas in the Basilica' event at St. Josaphat Basilica (2333 S 6th St.). The show features sophisticated renditions of .. Read more

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Thanksgiving:the time to enjoy family, excessive caloric intake, and friends. You might havefamily flying in from out of town or friends coming over to visit. Show themwhat Milwaukee has to offer this Thanksgiving weekend, without visiting the.. Read more

Happening Now

Although we’re facing so many challenges these days that can make us despair about the state of the world, we are grateful for all of the many wonderful aspects of our lives that we often overlook. Read more



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The Present Music Sunday afternoon Thanksgiving concert at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist was thoughtful, engaging, and even inspiring, emphasizing choral music and featuring various perfo,Theater Read more


StacyBabl, Anne Graff LaDisa, Melissa Kingston and Megan McGee have been doingcomedy together for a long time. The all-woman sketch comedy group has ainventive, strikingly clever edge to it. In its best moments, the group canstrike multiple le.. Read more


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The Detroit Lions hosting a Thanksgiving Day game has become as much a part of the holiday tradition as turkey and stuffing, post-meal naps, and weird uncles saying inappropriate things at the dinn,Sports Read more

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One of the newer additions to Walker's Point's rapidly expanding culinary scene, the Black Sheep restaurant and wine bar at 216 S. 2nd St. is giving customers a little extra incentive to shop local during this coming Black Friday weekend. Any cust.. Read more

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American Euros, the East Side fast-food hut that's never met a topping it couldn't throw onto a sandwich, has created the year's most over-the-top Thanksgiving sandwich. Dubbed the "Danksgiving Day," the restaurant's holiday concoction is an avala.. Read more

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Summerfest announced the bulk of its grounds-stage headliners last week in one massive six-minute video hosted by Lewis Black, but the festival still has a few late additions to the lineup to announce. Today the event announced that Matt & Kim, ZZ.. Read more

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The Missoula Children's Theatre has a clever little project that its been running presumably for quite some time. The touring children's theatre program has professional actors going around to various venues all over the place and holding perform.. Read more