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Milwaukee: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
Short on Cash? 50 Free Things to Do in Milwaukee
Having fun in our fair city doesn't need to cost a dime. Here are 50 ways to enjoy yourself in Milwaukee without hitting the ATM.
The Attempted Assassination of Theodore Roosevelt
An account of the Roosevelt assassination attempt in Milwaukee in 1912.
Fall Festivals & Events in Milwaukee
Milwaukee is known for its Festivals & Events: Check out this listing of Fall Festivals & Events in Milwaukee.
Milwaukee Trick or Treat Times 2013
Not sure when to get the kids dressed up in their Halloween costumes? Check out this listing of Halloween Trick or Treat Times in Milwaukee to find out the best times to go door-to-door.
Milwaukee Pumpkin Patches
There aren't any pumpkin farms in the city of Milwaukee, but with just a short drive you can find yourselves in pumpkin heaven in our surrounding rural areas. Choose to visit any from this list of great Milwaukee-area farms to enjoy a pleasant day of harvest, hayrides and other fall fun.
Your Best Guide to Experiencing the Milwaukee...
Milwaukee's RiverWalk is a three-mile pedestrian walkway and river trail that runs from the south end of Riverwest to the lakefront along the Milwaukee River.
Need a Cab in Milwaukee? Here's Who to Call
A listing of Milwaukee cab companies, Waukesha cab companies, and Milwaukee area airport transportation options.
7 Colleges and Universities in the Milwaukee Area
The Milwaukee area is home to several great colleges and universities. Check out this listing of colleges and universities for more details.
Your Handy Guide to Milwaukee's FM Radio Stations
Milwaukee Radio Stations - A listing of local FM radio stations in the Milwaukee area
October Events in Milwaukee
October Events in Milwaukee - A listing of October Events in Milwaukee -- Music, Art, Education, Film and Sports Events
Brady Street Restaurants
Find 23 selections here on this list of restaurants on Milwaukee's Brady Street, from cheap to chic. It's also a popular nightlife strip.
Milwaukee County Zoo
From ring-tailed lemurs to snow leopards to long-armed crabs, the Milwaukee County Zoo is home to more than 2,200 mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles. With nearly 120 years of experience under its belt...
Mayfair Mall Milwaukee
Mayfair is the largest mall in Milwaukee with 180 stores, including such notable retailers as Macy's, Sephora and Pottery Barn, more than 30 restaurants and snack bars, and an 18-theater AMC cinema. Find directions to Mayfair Mall, a list of shops and more.
Milwaukee Malls
Find out where Milwaukee malls are located and what stores are located in each complex: find information on Mayfair, Brookfield Square, Bayshore, Southridge and Grand Avenue malls in Milwaukee.
Average Monthly Temperatures in Milwaukee
One great thing about Milwaukee is that the city truly experiences all four seasons. The average temperature in Milwaukee ranges about 65 degrees from the average January low to the average July high, and those that live here have to be prepared for all types of weather.
Seven Bridges Trail - Grant Park, South Milwaukee
Seven Bridges Trail - Grant Park, South Milwaukee. A photo tour of the Seven Bridges Trail in South Milwaukee's Grant Park.
Milwaukee Free Clinics
Everyone needs health care at some point. Don't let a lack of insurance coverage or under-insured coverage prevent you from seeking the help you need. This list of Milwaukee free and sliding scale clinics will refer you to people who can help.
July Events in Milwaukee
A Listing of Events in the Milwaukee Area for July 2013 -- Music, Art, Education, Film and Sports Events in the Milwaukee Area for July 2013.
Free Days at Milwaukee Attractions
Four of Milwaukee's most popular cultural destinations offer free admission on specific days throughout the year. Visit the Milwaukee Public Museum, the Domes, the Milwaukee Art Museum and the Milwaukee County Zoo for free!
Historic Homes in Milwaukee
The early industrialists of Milwaukee left a few legacies to the city of Milwaukee. Their names grace factories, streets, neighborhoods and public places, and some of their beautiful homes still stand as testament to a bygone era. Visit any of the mansions on this list for a fun lesson in architecture and you'll often get a great dose of Milwaukee history along the way.
Romantic Restaurants in Milwaukee
These places are less about kids, shot specials, and quick eats, and more about atmosphere, specialty beers and cocktails, and leisurely dining.
Milwaukee Runs, Walks & Bike Rides for...
Milwaukee's summer runs, walks and bike rides for charity are easy ways to get fit, get outside, and get money for some worthy organizations.
Green Bay Packers Schedule
Find out when and where the Green Bay Packers will play during the 2013 NFL season.
Water Street Bars
Consider this strip as one catering to the college crowd- think cheap drinks, dancing on tables, and most likely crowded conditions on weekend nights.
The Pabst Theater
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Where to Watch the Green Bay Packers in Milwaukee
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Milwaukee Artist Mary Nohl: The Mary Nohl House
While morbidly exciting, that story is not true. In fact, Nohl had never married, and she never had any
Milwaukee Halloween Guide 2013
Looking for Halloween events in Milwaukee? Look no further than this Milwaukee Halloween Guide 2012 for haunted houses, Halloween shows, trick or treat times and more.
January Events in Milwaukee
January Events in Milwaukee - A listing of January Events in Milwaukee -- Music, Art, Education, Film and Sports Events
Discover Milwaukee's Most Popular Attractions
Looking for a great place to spend the day in Milwaukee, or a cool spot to show off your town to visitors? Find six of the top tourist destinations here.
September 2013 Events in Milwaukee
September 2013 Events in Milwaukee - A listing of September Events in Milwaukee -- Music, Art, Education, Film and Sports Events
Milwaukee Farmers Markets 2013
For fresh produce and flowers, nothing beats buying from a farmers' market. Find a farmers' market in Milwaukee and learn which days to drop by.
Milwaukee Halloween Events for Kids
Looking for a kid-friendly Halloween destination? Check out our list of Children's Halloween Events 2013 in Milwaukee.
Milwaukee Summer Lakefront & Ethnic...
The best known of all Milwaukee's many festivals are those that take place on the beautiful lakefront at Maier Festival Park. Find a list of 11 here.
Milwaukee Energy Assistance
The Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP) is working under new guidelines making a greater number of households eligible for energy assistance.
Milwaukee Bar Guide
Milwaukee is also known as Brew City, and for good reason. It's not hard to find a place to belly up to the bar in this town. So while finding a bar is easy, finding the right bar to suit your tastes can be a little trickier if you're not so familiar with the Milwaukee nightlife scene.
Zeppelin takes to Milwaukee Skies
Only one of only two Zeppelins in the world, this magnificent airship is making a historic stop in Milwaukee as part of the Farmers Airship Covering Communities Tour -- a six-month journey which will take the world’s largest airship to 24 cities across the United States and back. The airship will remain in Milwaukee until July 11.
Bayshore Town Center Milwaukee
Bayshore is a large mall in Milwaukee with nearly 100 stores, including such notable retailers as Nine West, the Apple Store and H & M, several restaurants, and the IPic Entertainment Center, featuring movie theaters, food and bowling.
North Avenue Bars
One of the most popular entertainment alleys in the city. Smack in the middle of the East Side, this bit of North Avenue is close to the UW-Milwaukee campus and Brady Street, and features a number of bars and restaurants. The watering holes on this street...
Where to Ski in Milwaukee (Yes, Milwaukee)
While Wisconsin certainly isn't known for its mountains, that doesn't mean fans of snow sports can't find at least a few slopes on which to ski / sled / snowboard. This list of skiing and snowboarding spots within 125 miles -- or about two hours drive time -- of Milwaukee will help you find the perfect place to test the powder.
Milwaukee Brewery Tours
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Milwaukee Intermodal Station
The Intermodal Station is an important transportation hub in downtown Milwaukee. Amtrak, Greyhound, Lamers, Jefferson Lines, Indian Trails, & Coach USA.
Milwaukee Haunted Houses
Looking to be scared out of your wits? Check out this guide to Milwaukee area haunted attractions, from traditional haunted houses to haunted factories and scary woods walks.
Milwaukee: Things to Do in December
December Events in Milwaukee - A listing of December Events in Milwaukee -- Theater, Shopping, Festivals, Film and more.
Milwaukee Monthly Average Snowfall
it shouldn't come as a surprise that this city can experience significant snowfall in a season. But how much? According to the National Climatic Data Center, taking into account the snowfall for our city between 1940 and 2002, the average amount of snow Milwaukee receives annually is 47.3...
Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory
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Milwaukee Area Beaches
Milwaukee is located on the west side of Lake Michigan, and where water meets land one will often find a beach. Warm weather brings the people of Brew City flocking to the lakefront hubs of Bradford and McKinley beach, but there are other great beaches dotting our shoreline to the north and south as...
The Bronze Fonz
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Restaurants at Mayfair Mall
There are many restaurants in Mayfair Mall and surrounding the shopping complex. Find a great place to eat with this list of restaurants and eateries at Mayfair Mall in Milwaukee
Milwaukee Radio Stations - AM
Milwaukee Radio Stations - A listing of local AM radio stations in the Milwaukee area
The Shops of Grand Avenue Milwaukee
Milwaukee's Shops of Grand Avenue Mall are located downtown on Wisconsin Avenue. Here you can find stores and restaurants and their phone numbers.
Milwaukee Television Stations
Milwaukee Television Stations - A listing of local television stations in the Milwaukee area.
Milwaukee Street Festivals
Neighborhood street festivals are a summer tradition in Milwaukee. While the activities my differ a little at each fest, they all do have a few things in common - a lot of happy people, usually a lot of sunshine, and a lot of neighborhood fun.
Common Winter Birds in Milwaukee
Winter in Wisconsin can be cold. With this in mind, one might be surprised to find that there are a number of birds that make their home here throughout the winter months. The following are some of the most common of our feathered friends that you are likely to see during the cold months in Milwaukee.
Milwaukee Population and Ethnic Make-up
This overview of the 2010 census in Milwaukee includes specific figures on population and ethnic make-up of the city.
Milwaukee Costume Shops
Looking for the perfect costume to wear this Halloween? Milwaukee has many costume and specialty Halloween shops at which you can find everything you need to make your costume vision a reality
Milwaukee Food Trucks
The food truck trend has hit Milwaukee hard, and that's a great thing for Milwaukee foodies, festival-goers, and the late night crowd alike. These traveling restaurants feature a creative mix of cuisines that cater to all tastes and diets. So think beyond the old-school hot dog stand and be prepared for a fun, eclectic dining experience whenever you see one of these trucks parked curbside.
The Milwaukee River
The Milwaukee River begins in Fond du Lac County, and as it progresses it picks up flowage from three Milwaukee River branches: the west, east and south branches. At approximately 100 miles, the river twists and turns on a wild course, meandering south and east through West Bend, Fredonia and Saukville before...
Wisconsin Child Restraint Laws
Be sure to adequately protect all children riding in your vehicle to both keep them safe and avoid the headache of paying a fine.
Milwaukee Public Library System
The Milwaukee Public Library system consists of the downtown Central Library, and twelve branches spread throughout the city. The Milwaukee Public Library is part of the Milwaukee County Federated Library System, which included 14 other public libraries in the metro Milwaukee area.
Bay View
Bay View - Profile and Demographics Breakdown of the Bay View Neighborhood of Milwaukee
Kyoto
Kyoto Japanese Restaurant - Greenfield, Wisconsin. A Milwaukee-area sushi restaurant
Milwaukee River Cruises
Milwaukee's namesake river cuts through the heart of downtown, and during summer months it's not uncommon
E-Cycling Electronics in Milwaukee
As of September 1, 2010, Wisconsin is under an electronics recycling law that requires businesses that sell electronics to also recycle (E-Cycle) them. Find out where to recycle electronics in Milwaukee with this list of E-Cycle Facilities...
Wisconsin Medical Marijuana Proposal
The measure would allow access to medical marijuana for eligible patients who receive a prescription for marijuana from their doctors.
Seven Bridges Trail
Seven Bridges Trail - Grant Park, South Milwaukee. A photo tour of the Seven Bridges Trail in South Milwaukee's Grant Park. Page 2.
Recycling in Milwaukee
Can you recycle that can of paint? The cardboard? Read up on Milwaukee recycling rules. Learn all about recycling in Milwaukee and self and where to take it if it can't go in your bin.
Lake Express High Speed Ferry
The Lake Express High Speed Ferry offers 2 1/2 hour service between Milwaukee and Muskegon, MI, from May through October. Launched into service on March 20, 2004, the Lake Express Ferry is an aluminum hulled catamaran...
Milwaukee Art Museum
The Milwaukee Art Museum is one of the first things visitors want to see when they come to the city. A truly impressive collection of art and architecture, the Milwaukee Art Museum complex is a deserving of its iconic status.
Candy Cane Lane
One of the Milwaukee area's most famous destinations during the holidays, Candy Cane Lane residents bring the tradition of stringing Christmas lights to a whole new level. Candy Cane Lane is located...
Thrift Stores in Milwaukee
A Listing of Thrift Stores in the Milwaukee Area, including Salvation Army, Value Village and more.
Voting by Absentee Ballot in Milwaukee
A guide for Milwaukee residents wanting to know about voting in Milwaukee. Find out how to register, where to vote, voting-day tips and more. Milwaukee Voter Central.
Southridge Mall Milwaukee
Southridge Mall is the largest in the Milwaukee area, and features more than 120 stores and eateries. It is located on the south side of town in the suburb of Greendale. Southridge is undergoing an extensive interior and exterior renovation to be completed
Milwaukee Festival Guide
From ethnic festivals to beer festivals to the corner church fair, Milwaukee is a city that loves to celebrate. So no matter what your taste, from the laid back atmosphere of your neighborhood church festival, to the intense crowds of Summerfest, Milwaukee definitely has a festival or two that you'll want to get on your calendar.
General Mitchell International Airport
General Mitchell International is Milwaukee's major airport and the largest in the state of Wisconsin. Mitchell International is a hub for two airlines, AirTran and Frontier, offering nonstop service to 54 cities in the U.S., plus Toronto, Canada and Cancun, Mexico. Mitchell offers one-stop connections to cities throughout the world.
Milwaukee Area Sports Teams
Milwaukee is home to five professional sports team: the Milwaukee Brewers baseball team, the Milwaukee Bucks basketball team, the Milwaukee Admirals hockey team, the Milwaukee Wave hockey team and the Milwaukee Mustangs arena football team.
Southern Cooking at Maxie's Southern Comfort in...
Tucked away in Wauwatosa, Maxie's is a great place to go when you're looking for a festive atmosphere and some Southern cooking. Expect barbecue, crab cakes and gumbo, though there are also several vegetarian-friendly options on the menu as well.
Milwaukee Thanksgiving Guide 2013
Thanksgiving is the unofficial start of the holiday season. Are you prepared? This Milwaukee Thanksgiving Guide 2013 will help you find everything you need, from great deals on catered Thanksgiving dinners to fun events for the whole family.
Vintage Clothing Stores in Milwaukee
A Listing of Funky Second-Hand Clothing Shops in the Milwaukee Area.
Milwaukee Lakefront Walking Tour
Sunburst sculpture on MIlwaukee lakefront. Page 2.
Doctors Park & Tietjen Beach
Doctors Park is a park in the Fox Point neighborhood of Milwaukee, on the shoreline of Lake Michigan. It shares it's northern border with the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center. Doctors Park is comprised of approximately 49 acres situated on a bluff
Milwaukee's summer festival guide
Milwaukee summer festivals, festivals in Milwaukee, ethnic festivals, art festivals in Milwaukee
Bradford Beach
Bradford Beach is a popular local hangout in Milwaukee located on Lincoln Memorial Drive.
Milwaukee Public Museum
The Milwaukee Public Museum is one of the oldest and largest natural history museums in the country. Opened in 1884, the Milwaukee Public Museum is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2009.
Milwaukee Hospitals
Milwaukee is home to several large health care systems and independent hospitals. This list includes just some of the major hospitals and health care complexes in the Milwaukee area.
Riverwest
A look at the history, demographics, median age, etc. of the Riverwest neighborhood of Milwaukee
Milwaukee Area Mud Runs
Regular old road race running just aren't enough anymore. Why pound the pavement when you can scale obstacles, jump over fire, and best of all, end the day covered in mud? If you agree with this, you're in luck, because the mud-run craze has caught on big in the Milwaukee area, and there are several races taking place in the area during summer / fall 2014.
Milwaukee Vintage Shops and Thrift Stores
A listing of Milwaukee-area thrift stores, and second-hand vintage retailers.
Lower East Side
Lower East Side - A profile of the Lower East Side neighborhood of Milwaukee
Milwaukee Sledding Hills
You've got a sled, you've got snow, now you just need a good hill. So, bundle up and get yourself to one of these Milwaukee sledding hills ASAP!
Harley-Davidson Museum
Milwaukee's Harley-Davidson Museum is the city's new kid on the block, having opened in 2008 for the 125th anniversary of the famous motorcycle brand. Exhibits chronicle the evolution of the Harley over the decades
Thanksgiving Dinner Milwaukee
Whether you need to find the perfect brunch location that will fit the whole family, or just need a good deal on a bird, these Milwaukee Thanksgiving Dinner Options will help you fulfill your dining and catering needs.
Milwaukee New Year's Eve Celebrations
Looking for a fun way to ring in the new year? Check out this great listing of New Year's Eve events in Milwaukee for ideas.
Hamburger Mary's - A Review of Hamburger Mary's...
Hamburger Mary's is a Milwaukee restaurant with a wacky drag-queen schtick. This burger joint wears its gay pride emblazoned on its sleeve -- or perhaps in this case, atop stiletto heels during one of its weekend dinner-hour drag shows.
Milwaukee Jobs
If you are looking for a job in the Milwaukee area, these resources are a great place to start looking. Find Milwaukee jobs today.
The Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers are a National League Football team that plays in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers are part of the North division of the National Football Conference, along with the Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings.
Getting to the Wisconsin State Fair
Getting to the Wisconsin State Fair is no easy feat -- expect some congestion. If you drive, you have two options: park on the fair grounds, or park near the fair grounds, as most homes and businesses in the area...
Milwaukee Holiday Art & Craft Shows 2013
Shop local and support your local craftspeople and artists. Find them with this listing of Milwaukee Art & Craft Shows: A listing of Craft Shows and Art Festivals in the Milwaukee Area.
Milwaukee Movie Theaters - Find a Milwaukee...
The Milwaukee area is home to several different movie theaters, from the ubiquitous Marcus Cinemas, to two art-house Landmark Theatres and even independent gems like the Rosebud Cinema Drafthouse.
Fish Fry & A Flick
Point Brewery is teaming up with Discovery World once again this summer to feature the Fish Fry & and Flick Friday night outdoor movie series. Films will run on August 30, September 6 and September 13.
Milwaukee's North Avenue
North Avenue is a popular entertainment district located on Milwaukee's East Side. This stretch is popular with college students and the bar-going crowd, but is also a central street in an area offering great shopping and dining, plus the 1920s-era Oriental Theatre, now a popular independent movie house.
Glossy Buckthorn Identification
Much ado is made about common buckthorn in Wisconsin, throughout the Midwest and the East as one of the most noxious of invasive shrubs / small trees. Unfortunately, glossy buckthorn often gets overlooked in lieu of its more famous cousin, though glossy buckthorn is also highly invasive and must be checked if it is found on your property.
Milwaukee Driving Distances
The state of Wisconsin and its near neighbors have a lot to offer, and you can get to any number of destinations with just a few hours of drive time.
A Listing of Martial Arts Schools in Milwaukee
Training in the martial arts can be a great way to build confidence and get in shape, while learning some serious methods of self-defense along the way. Milwaukee's offerings of dojos and studios are plentiful and offer instructors with...
Milwaukee Marriage Licenses
Getting hitched is hassle enough, so hopefully getting your marriage license can at least be simple! Learn how to apply for a marriage license in Milwaukee County.
Milwaukee Comedy Clubs
Looking for some funny in the Milwaukee area? This list of comedy clubs, groups and venues in the Milwaukee area will help you get your funny fix.
How Do I Register to Vote?
A guide for Milwaukee residents wanting to know about voting in Milwaukee. Find out how to register, where to vote, voting-day tips and more. Milwaukee Voter Central.
The Polar Bear Plunge in Milwaukee
Every year, on New Year's Day, a crowd of insane people descend on Milwaukee's Bradford Beach to jump into the frigid waters of Lake Michigan. Here are photos to prove it.
Stubby’s Pub & Grill - A Review of...
If you want a place to hangout with friends, try some new beers, cheer on your favorite sports team and enjoy some next level bar food, Stubby’s Pub & Grub is a place you need to experience.
The St. Joan of Arc Chapel at Milwaukee's...
Nestled in the heart of Milwaukee, on the Marquette University campus, is a 15th century French chapel. This very unusual little building known is known as the St. Joan of Arc Chapel, and features a stone once kissed by the famous saint.
Brewers Hill
Brewers Hill - Profile and Demographics Breakdown of the Brewers Hill Neighborhood of Milwaukee
Top 5 Free Milwaukee Winter Activities
There's more to Milwaukee winter than sipping hot cocoa and watching TV. Get out into the wild white wilderness and have some fun with these 5 suggestions.
Coyotes in Milwaukee
Coyotes are present in every county in Wisconsin. They prefer to live in areas where food and shelter are plentiful, but have no issues living in urban or agricultural areas. In Wisconsin, coyote home ranges reach 8 to 10 miles, but normally are more limited to within three miles
Late Night Eats - East Side Milwaukee
It's a serious problem you're bound face now and again: it's 3 a.m. and you're starving. What to do? Who to call? The list will give you the lowdown on late-night dining in Milwaukee.
Milwaukee Children's and Family Activities
Keeping the kids occupied in Milwaukee is not a problem. From exciting local museums to the city's great beaches and parks, there are plenty of ways to keep the young ones busy throughout the year.
Alterra Coffee
Milwaukee's Alterra Coffee is a well-known chain of nine shops and coffee kiosks scattered throughout the city. Started in 1993 by brothers Ward and Lincoln Fowler, and friend Paul Miller, Alterra grew out of simple...
Project Clean & Green Milwaukee
Every year, the city of Milwaukee conducts Project Clean & Green, a free pick-up of unwanted furniture, mattresses, household items, brush, tires (up to five) and extra recyclables at residents' normal trash collection points on their scheduled collection day for...
Soup Bros. Restaurant in Milwaukee
Soup Brothers is a hidden gem on a side street in the Walker’s Point neighborhood. It’s known far and wide for it’s great soups and sandwiches, crazy kitschy decor and it’s “soup nazi”-like owner and head chef.
Discovery World
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Milwaukee Museums
When it comes to culture, the offerings of Milwaukee are often overlooked. The truth is, however, that when it comes to museums, we've got more than our fair share of world class offerings. From a great children's museum, to our beautiful lakefront properties, giant natural history museum and more, you could spend a week visiting Milwaukee's museums and find a completely new experience each day.
Milwaukee Chocolate Shops
There is never a bad time for chocolate. Find chocolate shops in the Milwaukee area, the perfect gift for Valentine's Day, Easter, birthdays and more.
Upper East Side
Upper East Side - A profile of the Upper East Side neighborhood of Milwaukee
East Town
Juneau Town - Profile and Demographics Breakdown of the Juneau Town Neighborhood of Milwaukee
Summerfest Free Admission Deals
A listing of Summerfest's daily admission deals. Summerfest 2013 will run from June 26 - 30, and July 2 - 7.
Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary in Milwaukee
Harley-Davidson's 110th Anniversary will take place in Milwaukee from August 29 - September 1, 2013.
Milwaukee Public Market
The Milwaukee Public Market, located in Milwaukee's Third Ward, features twenty specialty food vendors. Find a variety of fresh fish, produce, ethnic food, bakery and fine wine at the Milwaukee Public Market.
Milwaukee's Soldiers Home
Milwaukee's Soldiers Home Historic District is home to some of the oldest and most historically significant buildings in the city. On a sunny day, a walk around the historic district can be an interesting way to spend the afternoon.
Summerfest, Milwaukee's Big Gig
Summerfest, Milwaukee's Big Gig - bands listings, deals, special activities, transportation and more. A Profile of Summerfest, The World's Largest Music Festival
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is the second-largest university in the state, offers 180 degree programs, including 94 undergraduate, 53 master's and 32 doctoral programs, through 12 different schools and colleges. Enrollment size is 30,000 and average tuition is...
Milwaukee Antique Shops
The Milwaukee area is home to many great antique stores. Search this list to find antique shops in Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee and Washington counties. Happy hunting!
Milwaukee County Outdoor Pools & Water Parks
When mother nature turns up the heat, turn to one of Milwaukee's great outdoor pools or water parks for some cool fun.
AJ Bombers - A Review of AJ Bombers in Milwaukee
AJ Bombers is a popular downtown Milwaukee burger joint with a sister restaurant in Madison. This restaurant is also definitely one of the most well-publicized in the city: AJ Bombers has been on featured on three different Travel Channel television shows
East Side Milwaukee Late-Night Survival Guide
It's 3 a.m. and you’re starving, and your friend needs contact solution. What to do? If you’re on Milwaukee’s East Side, you're in luck!
Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival
The season erupts in a grand spectacle as three downtown Milwaukee parks are lit up for the holidays. Visit Cathedral Square, Pere Marquette and Zeidler Union Square Parks, among other sites, and ride the Jingle Bus.
Milwaukee Bookstores
If you still enjoy a good browse at a brick-and-mortar bookshop, there are several in the Milwaukee area where you can come away with some great reads, catch a book reading, or find a great gift for a reader in your life.
Bookworm Gardens in Sheboygan
Kids, gardeners, and children's book lovers of any age will appreciate a walk through Bookworm Gardens, located just 50 miles north of Milwaukee and a quick 45 minute drive up I-43. Everything in the garden is themed on classic children's books.
Polar Bear Plunge Milwaukee -- In the Crowd
Every year, on New Year's Day, a crowd of insane people descend on Milwaukee's Bradford Beach to jump into the frigid waters of Lake Michigan. Here are photos to prove it. Page 5.
Kilbourn Reservoir Park
Located in the Riverwest Neighborhood of Milwaukee is the Kilbourn Reservoir Park. Once home to a huge reservoir that supplied locals with drinking water, the park no boasts spectacular views of the city.
Milwaukee Voter Central
A guide for Milwaukee residents wanting to know about voting in Milwaukee. Find out how to register, where to vote, voting-day tips and more. Milwaukee Voter Central.
Milwaukee Apartments
Looking for a new place to call home? Check out this listing of popular rental resources to help find an apartment in Milwaukee.
Betty Brinn Children's Museum
The Betty Brinn Children's Museum is an educational, yet entertaining, destination for families with young kids.
"Body Worlds" in Milwaukee
Full disclosure: I am an employee of the Milwaukee Public Museum, and indeed have been watching these
Getting to Summerfest
The best ways to get to Summerfest: a list of shuttles, freeway flyer service, bike and motorcycle preferred parking lots and more.
Milwaukee History: The Founding Fathers
The founding of Milwaukee is often credited to three men, and the names of each are already well-known in Milwaukee vernacular today -- even if we don't know why. They are Solomon Juneau (Juneau Street), Byron Kilbourn (Kilbourn Street) and George Walker (Walker's Point neighborhood). These three early settlers each erected villages around the confluence of the Milwaukee...
Live Music Venues in Milwaukee
Milwaukee is a great town for local music. From hot indie acts at the revamped Pabst Theater, to classical favorites performed by the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra at the Marcus Center for Performing Arts, those looking for live music have a full roster of events to choose from on any given night of the week. This list takes a look at some of the larger venues in the Milwaukee area for live music.
Where to Shop for a Wedding Dress in Milwaukee
Your wedding day is a once-in-a-lifetime event, so make sure your dress is up to the task! Find a bridal shop in Milwaukee that will help you find the dress of your dreams.
Marquette University
Marquette University is Catholic, Jesuit university located in the heart of downtown Milwaukee on Wisconsin Avenue. Marquette is the fourth-largest university in the state of Wisconsin, offering 166 degree programs, including 116 undergraduate, 50 master's and doctoral programs, through 12 different schools and colleges.
Wisconsin Smoking Ban
In May of 2009, Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle signed legislation to make public places, including restaurants, taverns, and other indoor workplaces, smoke free. Find quick facts about the Wisconsin smoking ban here.
Bombay Sweets Indian Restaurant in Milwaukee
Bombay Sweets offers some of the best Indian food to be found in Milwaukee. The flavors are exotic, the prices are reasonable and the variety of sweets give you plenty of excuses to come back to try something new.
Washington Park
A look at the history, demographics, median age, etc. of the Washington Park neighborhood of Milwaukee

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