Wisconsin GOP legislative leaders sue over redesign of state ballots

Republicans raised questions this week about the process the board used to reformat the ballots and said the model form could confuse voters. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Joy Global continues to struggle amid depressed commodity prices

Milwaukee-based Joy Global Inc. reported third quarter net income of 71. 3 million, or 71 cents per share, down from 183. 2 million, or 1. 71 per share, in the third quarter of 2013. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Ebenezer appoints board of directors

Ebenezer Child Centers, a Milwaukee-based nonprofit agency that provides early childhood programming and care, has announced its 2014 board of directors. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Enter the Shorewest “Best Wisconsin Summer Ever” Photo Contest to Win Money for Charity!

September 8  kick starts the Shorewest’s Best Wisconsin Summer EVER Photo Contest, where you can submit your favorite summer photos to win money for a local charity of your choice. Like our Facebook page — [Read story]

Metro area home sales rise 24.2% in November

By Paul Gores of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel The metro Milwaukee housing market remained on a consistent recovery course last month, as November sales of existing homes jumped 24.2% from a year ago. Metro MLS Inc. [Read story]

Kimpton Hotels to break ground on 3rd Ward project by year’s end

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants will break ground on its project in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward by the end of the year, with a planned opening in 2016. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Cheap Eats By the Ballpark

The building at 5108 W. Bluemound Road has seen quite a few restaurants come and go over the years, but Fat Valdy’s Read entire story here. [Read story]

Mulrooney shoots film featuring cherished cocktail lounge

Local filmmaker Kara Mulrooney crafted a 13-minute documentary, "An Evening At Angelo's" about the East Side cocktail longe and cabaret. It will premiere at the Milwaukee Film Festival on Monday, Sept. 29 at 8 p.m. [Read story]

Packers bar guide

Just about every bar in Wisconsin qualifies as a "Packers Bar," but this list should give you some ideas for some special places to catch a game. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Iron Horse toasts end of summer with party

The Iron Horse Hotel is planning for one last beautiful summer splurge. And that night is Thursday. Read entire story here. [Read story]

‘OITNB’ writer: Show made me realize I’m gay

When "Orange is the New Black" writer Lauren Morelli started working on the series, she didn't realize how much it would also script her future. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Beware of Olive Garden passes on eBay

Olive Garden's all-you-can-eat pasta passes are already for sale on eBay, but buyers should beware. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Milwaukee Fun

Looking for something to do in Milwaukee? Want to join a meetup group but prefer to socialize with people of a similar age? Are you bored and hoping to be less bored? Then The Milwaukee Fun Meetup Group is for you! Our [Read story]

Revamped Wade House site brings Wisconsin history to life

Vintage baseball brought me to Wade House, but history and nature reeled me in. Located in tiny Greenbush, west of Sheboygan, Wade House is a Wisconsin historical site that is managed by the Wisconsin Historical Society. [Read story]

Trimborn Farm is a time machine back to 19th century Milwaukee

Driving down Grange Avenue around the border of Hales Corners and Greendale, the two towns look like typical pleasant suburbs, with assorted shops, strip malls, small businesses and parks mixed in between the cozy [Read story]

#ShopLocal: I Heart Hank Plush Dog

Cute and cuddly, this pup makes a great gift and a perfect good luck charm for the rest of the season. Buy one of these 8-inch tall dogs today and a percentage of the sale will be donated to Wisconsin Humane Society in [Read story]

10 Milwaukee Film Festival must-sees

The good news? As with every year, the lineup of movies are the Milwaukee Film Festival is overflowing with terrific options. The bad news? Unfortunately, save for some kind of planetary revolution halt, divine [Read story]

Chef Talk: Harbor House’s Zachary Espinosa

In this installment of the Chef Talk series, Wisconsin Foodie's Kyle Cherek chats with Zachary Espinosa of Harbor House. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Life Size Mousetrap coming to town

Life Size Mousetrap, a giant machine based on the classic board game, will make its Wisconsin debut at Maker Faire Milwaukee on Sept. 27-28 at Wisconsin State Fair Park. Read entire story here. [Read story]

New fish fries in Milwaukee: Lakefront Brewery Beer Hall, Old Town Inn, Brewtown Eatery, The Stilt House

Everyone wants to try a new fish fry, right? Because you never know if your favorite is the one you haven’t had yet. Carol Deptolla gives a few of the newer ones a try. Read entire story here. [Read story]