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Wisconsin State Fair

Many people have found themselves at odds in recent years with Scott Walker over his transportation policies; even some of his fellow Republicans have questioned his heavy reliance on borrowing to pay for construction and repair projects. more

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Ruthie encourages readers with the motto from her new YouTube series “Camp Wannakiki”—“Amp up your camp!” more

Dear Ruthie

Alice Cooper delivered a characteristically over the top performance for his return to the Wisconsin State Fair. more

Concert Reviews

The Wisconsin State Fair returns while Center Street Daze captures Riverwest at its finest and a new festival debuts at the Summerfest grounds. more

This Week in Milwaukee

State Fair historian Jerry Zimmerman has attended the fair 88 of his 90 years. His goal is to create a year-round exhibit celebrating the fair's history. more

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Photo credit: Billy Cicerelli

WMSE sound engineer Billy Cicerelli, “Mr. Fair” to his friends, shares the secrets of spending well over a 100 hours at the Wisconsin State Fair each year. more

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Have you ever had Deep-Fried Spinach Lasagna Bites? How about Pig Candy Cannoli or The PorkSTACKular? The Wisconsin State Fair’s unusual food offerings have become a main attraction, drawing a multitude of hungry fairgoers with adventurous appetites. more

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Although the Wisconsin State Fair has myriad foods that draw throngs of people every year, the Original Cream Puff is THE iconic food item at the State Fair, as well as the longest running food item. more

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Creativity abounds at the Wisconsin State Fair’s culinary competitions, and amateur bartenders have long enjoyed pouring their originality into the cocktail contests. This year's featured cocktail concept is the Milwaukee Mule. more

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The activities that have come to define Summerfest are but a fraction of what the festival was intended to include and its overall mission. more

A&E Feature

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Foreigner and The Temptations with The Four Tops will round out the Wisconsin State Fair's 2018 headliner lineup. more

On Music

Fresh off of their final album, TLC will be joined by openers En Vogue. more

On Music

Using family recipes and her own innovation, Jeanine Becker crafts delicious jams and jellies for her business Madam J’s Stick Fingers Jams and Jellies. more

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Riverwest celebrates with one of Milwaukee’s most underrated street festivals, while the Wisconsin State Fair kicks off. more

This Week in Milwaukee

The State Fair itself recognizes that food is the big draw for a lot of people, and encourages the innovation with the annual Sporkies awards. Eight finalists have been chosen, and the winner will be determined by a group of judges during t... more

Brew City Booze

Wisconsin State Fair communications director Kristi Chuckel on the fair’s famous cream puffs. more

Eat/Drink

Ken Wolfe of Howling Wolf Gourmet Foods is a chef who brought his own unique take on barbecue through Howling Wolf BBQ sauces and rubs. more

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Longtime Summerfest board member Howard Schnoll recalls the birth and evolution of Summerfest over the past 50 years. more

News Features

As we enter the new year, a number of Milwaukee restaurants are going through major renovations. more

Brew City Booze

The Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association is set todebut a new food at this year’s Wisconsin State Fair. The white chocolate-coveredcranberries on a stick with red, white and blue icing were made to coincidewith the Olympic games.. more

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