GPS Education Partners awards local individuals, organizations

GPS Education Partners held an annual benefit on Sept. 10 at the Milwaukee School of Engineering to honor eight individuals and organizations that have played a key role in advancing its mission in youth and community [Read story]

Home Sales Up 32.8% in October

According to the Greater Milwaukee Association of REALTORS®, October sales of existing homes in the 4-county Metropolitan Milwaukee housing market were up 32.8% compared to the same time in 2011. 1,386 homes were sold in [Read story]

Office buildings could supplant movie theaters in Park East plan

A purchase option for a movie theater site in downtown Milwaukee’s Park East strip would be transferred to a group hoping to develop office buildings, under a new proposal for a county-owned parcel. Read entire story [Read story]

Café Perrin Renovated and Renamed – Nourri offers small plates and a full bar

Originally co-owned by Joe Schulte and Perrin Luna, Café Perrin has been a popular bakery and lunch destination in Washington Heights since 2011. Now co-owned by Schulte and new business partner, Tesa Santoro, the [Read story]

"The Doyle and Debbie Show" rattles the rafters at The Rep

The Rep's new production is a rollicking start to the theater season and one that is full of everything that's great about country music: a sly sense of humor, an equally sly sense of what makes a good story and a [Read story]

Duck vodka? Yes, Duck vodka

For many years, I would drink whatever vodka was in front of me cut, of course, with the finest sugary fruit juice. I didn't ever really get excited about vodka. But the moment Aylesbury Duck Vodka graced my lips two [Read story]

Weekly entertainment calendar

Find something to do this week with our extensive event listings. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Kanye West fires back over concert incident

Kanye West has fired back at those criticizing him for an awkward incident involving a wheelchair-bound concertgoer. Read entire story here. [Read story]

News Item

IL MITOs spiced potato and leek omelet - ;Serves 6 – 8 Ingredients • 2 cloves of garlic chopped very fine • 2 large leeks, greens trimmed washed and sliced in half moons • 2 teaspoon of [Read story]

Milwaukee Agile

Meet other local Agile practitioners interested in sharing experiences in Agile & Lean software development and project management practices, tools, and coaching / teaching techniques. Our meetings are held at 5:30 [Read story]

9 pictures of the Central Library dome: inside and out

Today, I visited the Milwaukee Public Library's beautiful Central Library to do research for a couple upcoming stories. While I was there, I asked to see the dome... Read entire story here. [Read story]

Milwaukee is "one of the 11 greatest foodie cities:" for bacon?

I'm always happy when Milwaukee makes a national list such as one today from Huffington Post. But, is bacon our new claim to fame? Read entire story here. [Read story]

Simple, fun Debra Usinger Memorial dedicated on Milwaukee Riverwalk

To celebrate Debra Usinger's life and her dedication to civic life in Milwaukee, the Milwaukee RiverWalk District initiated and yesterday dedicated a memorial to honor her. The memorial is, appropriately, part of the [Read story]

Milwaukee Film Festival announces its complete 2014 lineup

After slowly teasing its complete lineup for the past several weeks, the 2014 Milwaukee Film Festival finally revealed the entire cinematic buffet it's assembled for film fans - both hardcore and casual - this morning. [Read story]

Wings Over Milwaukee landing on Brady Street

Wings Over buffalo wing franchise is moving into 1434 E. Brady St., a location in the Brady Place strip mall left vacant when UniPrice Cleaners moved to its new location. Read entire story here. [Read story]

West Milwaukee’s Mad Rooster Cafe crazy about breakfast

The country-themed Mad Rooster Cafe in West Milwaukee is a diner at heart, serving up solid dishes for breakfast and lunch. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Nicholas M.’s Review of Lazy Susan MKE – Milwaukee (4/5) on Yelp

Lazy Susan MKE was a recommendation from a staff member at our hotel, Eventi (another excellent stay there as well) Lazy Susan MKE is a lovely pretty restaurant and the food was perfectly prepared and… Read entire story [Read story]

DJ McNeal mixes music, motorcycles and mentoring

DJ Craig McNeal works at numerous clubs in Wisconsin and Illinois and is the co-host of The Boogie Bang on WMSE. He is also a member of the worldwide Core DJ organization and the president of a motorycle club who had [Read story]

Take the Milwaukee challenge: State Fair vs. The Pfister Hotel cream puffs

For 90 years, the Wisconsin State Fair has sold cream puffs. For the first time ever, executive Chef Brian Frakes offered the creamy pastry at The Pfister Hotel's cafe. Recently, seven employees tried [Read story]

UWM Union Theatre lineup rescues films Milwaukee might not see

The UWM Union Theatre on the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus is often the court of last resort for films that haven’t played in the area. Read entire story here. [Read story]