Wisconsin State Fair Park

Wisconsin State Fair Park officials encourage fair goers to take advantage of a variety of transportation options to get to the Fair quickly and economically. Read more


Dear Ruthie gives advice to a reader troubled by pressure to marry and shares her social calendar of fun events in and around Milwaukee. Read more

Dear Ruthie

Off the Cuff with Chris Capper, executive director of Just One More Ministry, a faith-based nonprofit dedicated to recovering food from food suppliers, restaurants and caterers with the intention of repackaging it for those in need. Read more

Off the Cuff

This year's Holiday Folk Fair, held at State Fair Park, features food from dozens of ethnic group in the Milwaukee area. Read more


Ruthie answers a question about hook up etiquette while staying with friends. Exciting upcoming events include: 32nd Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival, Nov. 2-12; Courage MKE’s Homecoming Gala, Nov. 3; and Ruthie’s Starry Night Revue, Nov. 5. Read more

Dear Ruthie

: Doors Open Milwaukee, Sept. 23-24, finds more than 150 buildings in Downtown Milwaukee and its surrounding neighborhoods in their most hospitable mode. Maker Faire Milwaukee graces Wisconsin State Fair Park Expo Center, the same weekend. Read more

Visual Arts

Dear Ruthie responds to some very personal reader inquiries and runs down the events of potential interest to the LGBTQ community taking place June 20-25. Read more

Dear Ruthie

It's sping, so that means it's also the start of beer fest season. Here are details about a few that are coming up on us quickly. Read more

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Most of Milwaukee will be glued to the nearest televisionscreen this Sunday when the Packers take on the Falcons for the right toadvance to Super Bowl LI. But the Cream City area has actually played host to postseasonPackers football on two .. Read more

Milwaukee History

Off the Cuff interviews Ken Jaglinski, chairman of Milwaukee’s annual Trainfest, about model railroading, keeping kids interested in the hobby and the role of local history in this year’s festival. Read more

Off the Cuff


Maggie Vaughn, Shepherd Express

It's that wonderful time of year again, when people come together over their love of cream puffs, washed up 90s bands and auctioning cattle. As per usual, crazy fair foods are making the headlines,,Eat/Drink Read more


On Saturday June 20th DRAFT Magazine will partner with the Wisconsin Brewers Guild, the City of Glendale, WI, and the Bayshore Town Center to host The Wisconsin Beer Lovers Festival, the premier beer and food pairing event of the summer. The event.. Read more




The WisconsinDepartment of Transportation (WisDOT) Southeast Region office in Waukesha willhold a public hearing to discuss the location, design and environmental aspectsof proposed improvements on I-94 between 16th Street and 70th Street inMi.. Read more

Happening Now

The HolidayFolk Fair International’s 2014 theme is “Celebrate the Culture of theArtisan”—a very apt description, considering that 53 ethnics groups from aroundthe world will feature their food, art, music and dance heritages withsoutheaster.. Read more

Happening Now

Did you know that on the same weekend that Woodstock took place, Milwaukee played host to its own concert featuring Jeff Beck, Blind Faith and other rockers at the Wisconsin State Fair Park? Rock ’n’ roll’s history in Milwaukee goes back de... Read more


Once, the divine Plato proposed that “featherless biped” would finally put to rest the search for a satisfactory definition of the human being. When the Cynic philosopher Diogenes countered with a plucked chicken, Plato was compelled to... Read more

Visual Arts

If you’re anything like me (and for your sake, I hope you’re not!), then you’re not quite ready to give up on LGBT pride-related events this summer. The good news is Read more

Hear Me Out

Last year, more than 2,000 people enjoyed the Shepherd Express’ first annual beer, cheese and sausage festival Stein & Dine and in about a week, they can do it again. On April 26, the Shepherd Express will celebrate Read more

Stein & Dine

Carlovers are invited to come and check out hundreds of custom cars, hot rods,motorcycles, trucks and race-cars that will be on display and get up close andpersonal with some of Wisconsin’s finest show cars.Presentedby Manheim Milwaukee Auto A.. Read more

Happening Now

The Shepherd Express is creating a unique event—one that will inspire, empower and enliven you. We invite you to Woman Up!, a festival dedicated to celebrating women Read more

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