Wicked Hop

Eat your way through our third-annual event celebrating one of America’s greatest inventions. Read more

Dining Out

Milwaukeeans, belly up to the bar! Cocktail Trail, a coupon book for specialty drinks compiled by the Shepherd Express, launches today, May 3. Read more


The Cactus Blossoms, Eels and Deerhoof highlight an eclectic week for live music in Milwaukee. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

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Carrying on in Miltown Beat Down's footsteps, the producer battle returns to the Wicked Hop's Jackalope Lounj this spring. Read more

On Music


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Milwaukee’s January concert calendar kicks into full gear with shows from Neil Young and Erykah Badu. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

Burger Week kicks off with a party on Monday, May 14, at Mulligans Irish Pub & Grill. Restaurants participating in Burger Week will donate $1 to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin for every specialty burger sold during the week. Read more

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With Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby falling on the same day, there’s no shortage of events happening at area bars and restaurants that day. Read more


The Shepherd Express presents its annual guide to Milwaukee institution, the fish fry. Here are 10 area establishments with unique and delicious offerings. Read more

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After performances this fall from Trapper Schoepp and The Midwestern Charm, UWM's free MKE Unplugged concert series continues its inaugural season this week with a performance from singer Lisa Gatewood. The songwriter, who this year released her s.. Read more

On Music

Nothing beats lounging in the sun, breathing in the fresh air and enjoying decadent table scraps provided by a loved one... Read more

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    Playwright/standup comic Chastity Washington has been performing for two decades. She’s done the standard stand-up comic circuit, appeared on HBO, studied at Second City in Chicago and so on. There’s a kind of immediate connection with aud.. Read more


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Best of Milwaukee 2009

At times dreamy, at other moments urgent, the organ leads the way on Trisector, the 11th a Trisector ,CD Reviews Read more

Album Reviews

Prince Fielder hit a home run into McCovey Cove in San Francisco on Saturday. The game wasn't televised in Milwaukee at the time, so we were listening to the radio broadcast. Later, we went to to watch the homer and it had the radio sound .. Read more

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Winners in the Best Bloody Mary category for Best of Milwaukee 2008. Read more

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