Milwaukee Biz Blog Congress must reauthorize Ex-Im Bank

Every poll taken shows that the number one issue on the minds of voters is “jobs and the economy. ” Why, then, is a federal program that has helped create thousands of Wisconsin jobs at hundreds of Wisconsin [Read story]

Shorewest Shares: 20 Things To Do Before Summer’s Over in Milwaukee

As we head into the weekend, we’re also heading into the last weekend of the summer. Before you have time to be sad, here’s a list of things to do before summer’s gone. Walk around the Discovery World promenade. Walk [Read story]

This weekend in Wisconsin: Bacon & Kegs, Marina Fest, World Tug-of-War Championships

A selection of community happenings across Wisconsin can be found each week here at the First Weber Wisconsin real estate & Wisconsin living blog. We hope you find something fun to do! August 29, Lobster Bake, Green [Read story]

New First Weber Listings!

Slide Show Map & Directions More Photos (20) 5151 N Idlewild AveWhitefish Bay , WI 53217-5654 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms $192,500 PIN: 98238 Listed by First Weber Slide Show Map & Directions More [Read story]

Apartment project would close gap in Milwaukee RiverWalk

An apartment development about to begin construction along the Milwaukee River will include a new RiverWalk segment. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Quick Coffee and Sandwiches at 600 E. Café

Downtown is hardly starved for coffee shops, but it’s hard to argue with the convenience of a café that serves both Colectivo and Anodyne roasts. Convenience is a mantra at the new 600 East Café (600 E. Wisconsin Ave.) [Read story]

"Seminar" is cute but goes astray with misdirection

Almost anyone who has ever gone to school, especially at the college level, can relate to a story about the pompous "I'm too good to be doing this" professor who takes a macabre delight in whittling his students down to [Read story]

No. 1 bathrooms in Brew City bars and restaurants - with a little help from Facebook friends - sniffed out 11 of the city's loveliest lavatories. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Leinenkugel naming deal comes to a head over beer summit

It took a chat over beer and an undisclosed amount of cash to talk Rustic Road Brewing into giving the name Helles Yeah to Leinenkugel’s. A party in Kenosha followed. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Kendall Jenner drops her famous last name

Add Kendall Jenner to the long list of celebrities who are too big for two names. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Piggly Wiggly store to open in Hartford

Fox Bros. Piggly Wiggly announces a new store in Hartford. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Spreenkler Meetup on Design, Technology and Startups

Spreenkler is an idea networking group. We gather to discuss and stay on top of emerging practices and techniques in design, technology and startups. All with the purpose of helping you be better at what you do. The [Read story]

Japanese TV tours Milwaukee

Milwaukee gets some love on the Japanese variety show, "Niriijo Jean." See it here. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Old McKinley School gets a hearing

In February, I wrote about the fact that the old McKinley School on 20th and Vliet is in danger of coming down. The details of that situation can be read here. The school is an unusual one in Milwaukee and deserves to be [Read story]

The best $5.31 drink in Milwaukee

Who isn't looking to get something for (relatively) nothing? You. Me. Everyone. Such things are hard to find, really, but if you've got $5.31 in your pocket this is, without a doubt, the best buy in the city. Read [Read story]

Milwaukee Film Festival announces setlists for Sound Vision, Soundtrack

Milwaukee Film continued its outpouring of outstanding movies this morning by announcing its selections for the Sound Vision music documentary program, as well as for its live music series Soundtrack, hosted by The Hotel [Read story]

Carson’s named among best barbecue restaurants in America

Among mentions in OpenTable's recent awards is Carson's Ribs of Milwaukee, 301 W. Juneau Ave., a relative newcomer to the city's dining scene. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Milwaukee Film Festival announces Cream City Cinema lineup

This morning, the Milwaukee Film Festival added another bunch of selections to its ever-growing (and ever-anticipated) lineup. Today came news from the festival's Cream City Cinema program, a showcase of the best new [Read story]

Stone Bowl feeds Milwaukee’s hunger for Korean food

The new East Side restaurant has a lot going for it — and could have even more if it cut loose a little. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Vive croissants! Where to get good croissants in Milwaukee

With French cafes and bakeries cropping up in the area, you can have your croissant and eat it, too. Read entire story here. [Read story]