U.S. Cellular Arena

While the city waits to hear about the future of a possible replacement for the BMO Harris Bradley Center, today came word of a big change at the city's other major downtown arena. The U.S. Cellular Arena will now be known as the UW-Milwaukee Pant.. more

Jun 27, 2014 7:20 PM Around MKE

Sharon Jones, The Sword, Mike Birbiglia and more! more

Mar 5, 2014 4:59 PM This Week in Milwaukee

It borders on treason, but Frank missed the Packers' season-opener while vacationing in a country that does NOT care about the NFL. The Observers will more

Sep 11, 2013 5:25 PM More Sports

So many topics and only so much space. The Observers gab so well that they often find themselves with a backlog of blather. So Frank's latest trip Back East provided an opportunity to work off some surplus comments from recent weeks... more

Aug 9, 2012 12:00 AM More Sports

Milwaukee's classiest free concert series, Jazz in the Park, begins its 2012 season with an evening of music from one of the city's most prominent blues combos: Reverend Raven and the Chain Smokin' Altar Boys. The group plays... more

Jun 7, 2012 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee

Rebecca Berkshire, executive chef of Balzac and Hi Hat, is better known to roller derby fans as Becky the Butcher. The heavily tattooed powerhouse has been skating with the league since day one as a member of the Shevil Knevils, one... more

May 2, 2012 12:00 AM Off the Cuff 1 Comments

 Theatre group Andre Lee Ellis and Company closes out its 17th season next week with a tribute to the ancestral legacy of African American folk heroes. The cast of characters for Quiet As It’s Kept read like a who’s who of classic American folk .. more

Feb 17, 2011 1:08 PM Theater

Transit advocates should be applauded for their tireless support of legislation that would allow interim regional transit authorities (RTAs) to be launched throughout the state. That move would foster reliable mass transit systems in commun... more

Apr 7, 2010 12:00 AM Expresso 5 Comments

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Dec 3, 2008 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee

Unlike just about everyone I know, I was a proponent of building a "Bronze Fonz" statue in downtown Milwaukee. After all, there are worse brands to associate your city with than "Happy Days," and public art is almost always a welcome addition in m.. more

Aug 19, 2008 4:00 AM Around MKE

On April 1, Lawyer and PR rep J. Peter Segall took out an ‘in memoriam’ ad in the Washington Post for long-time friend, former ambassador to Morocco and still very much alive man, Edward M. Gabriel. It was the April Fools equivalent of skydiving .. more

Apr 7, 2008 4:00 AM Around MKE

We are talking about the Supreme Court not the Justice of the Peace inPodunk village. Citizens more or less expect candidates for governor orpresident to "forget" some details or even stretch the truth. Butvoters have a right to believe that th.. more

Apr 4, 2008 4:00 AM News Features

Detroit’s Major Indoor Soccer Team, the Detroit Ignition, was only formed two years You’re Awful, I Love You ,Today in Milwaukee more

Mar 30, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 2 Comments

In spite of my best efforts, I will NOT be making the open auditions tonight. For the third time, I have had my work as a script writer accepted for a local DIY programPink Banana’s upcoming show entitled: Shorts: The Next Big Thing. This time, th.. more

Mar 2, 2008 5:00 AM Theater

The UW-Milwaukee Panthers take on Green Bay tonight at a 7 p.m. game at the U.S. Cellular Salome ,Today in Milwaukee more

Feb 16, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

You’ve heard of blood for oil, but how about blood forsoccer? Today, from 1:30 p.m. Salome ,Today in Milwaukee more

Feb 15, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 1 Comments

In the brief two years since Disney’s made-for-TV production “High School Mus Fantasia ,Today in Milwaukee more

Feb 10, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

In the brief two years since Disney’s made-for-TV production“High School Musi Eat Me, Drink Me ,Today in Milwaukee more

Feb 7, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Wave plays the California Cougars tonight at 6p.m. in the U.S. Cellular Are The Lion King ,Today in Milwaukee more

Feb 2, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Wave plays the Chicago Storm today at 2 the U.S. Cellular Arena. An End Has A Start ,Today in Milwaukee more

Jan 27, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee