4-day Breadfest features 50-plus local, regional bands in Riverwest starting July 31

The second annual Breadfest features four days of more than 50 bands on 10 stages in Riverwest, from July 31 to Aug. 3. Read entire story here. [Read story]

‘The Situation’ gets counseling in plea deal

Former "Jersey Shore" star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino will get anger management counseling to settle an assault charge connected to a tanning salon fight with a brother, his lawyer said. Read entire story here. [Read story]

WISN 12 News investigates whether popular food trucks are clean

Food trucks are the fastest of fast food, but are they clean? ; Read entire story here. [Read story]

Startup Milwaukee

Startup Milwaukee is an organization that is building and networking Milwaukee's emerging community of startup companies. Please join us monthly for free beer, great conversation, plus presentations and demos from [Read story]

Milwaukee County Parks pools guide, 2014

It's a good time to remind you that the Milwaukee County Parks System has a great selection of water-based recreational opportunities, including public pools. And whether you test the waters first or jump right in, check [Read story]

Do you remember the museum’s Urban Habitat and junkpile?

The Urban Habitat exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum was a popular one -- and one that remains embossed in the minds of many Milwaukeeans -- but maybe folks didn't quite realize it at the time. Read entire story [Read story]

A Downtown walk is well worth your time

Walking through Downtown Milwaukee at lunch is far from a walk spoiled, it's a walk to be cherished and one full of collisions and connections. This is why I love my walks through Downtown. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Rutkowski’s promotion follows 8 years at WLUM

Eght years ago, Michelle Rutkowski came to WLUM-FM 102/1 to work the night shift at the alternative rock station. Earlier this week, Rutkowski was named the new programming director at the Milwaukee market leader. Read [Read story]

Two new Mexican food options seeking licenses

It appears that two new Mexican restaurants are prepping to open soon in Milwaukee. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Minimalist map circles around Milwaukee neighborhoods

There are a variety of ways you can map Milwaukee. Last year, someone imagined how a Milwaukee subway map might look. More recently, the city was charted judgmentally. But beginning this week, you'll be able to buy [Read story]

Chef Justin Carlisle’s Ardent looks to Wisconsin with a fresh approach

East side restaurant Ardent on Farwell Ave. is simple but stylish. All eyes on the plates, though, where amazing things are happening. Chef-owner Justin Carlisle's heartfelt menu gives diners a new perspective. Read [Read story]

Horny Goat Hideaway holding Milwaukee Taco Fest

Horny Goat Hideaway’s Milwaukee Taco Fest features tacos, Lucha Libre wrestling, a chihuahua beauty contest, tequila sampling and music by Trio Alma Latina. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Susan J.’s Review of Espana Tapas House – Milwaukee (4/5) on Yelp

Great service, tapas made with fresh ingredients, very authentic Spanish food. Many choices of sangria also. Read entire story here. [Read story]

ZZ Top brings the beard back to Milwaukee for two shows

ZZ Top will be back not once but twice this year to play two different kinds of shows: July 26 at the Washington County Fair in West Bend and Oct. 7 to play Milwaukee's Riverside Theater. Prior to the band's return to [Read story]

Sample away at Brewfest

The fifth annual Milwaukee Brewfest will take place on Saturday, July 26 at the old Coast Guard pavilion on the lakefront. The event starts at 3 p.m. Read entire story here. [Read story]

6 top concerts to see at the Wisconsin State Fair

This year’s Wisconsin State Fair features an eclectic lineup: Lady Antebellum, Aretha Franklin, and Vanila Ice. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Cudahy Mexican Restaurant Adding Outdoor Dining

June 25th -- Cudahy, WI The few precious months of warm summer weather in Wisconsin are perfect for outdoor dining. Sitting on a patio, rooftop, or garden is the perfect way to soak up the summer. With that in mind, [Read story]

‘I Make America’ tour highlights political issues important to manufacturers

The tour is an opportunity for the Association of Equipment Manufacturers — based in Milwaukee — and company executives to talk about political issues ranging from the Highway Trust Fund to foreign trade. Read entire [Read story]

Dairyland Power: Rail backlog could force plant closure

Dairyland Power Cooperative, an energy utility serving mainly rural customers in western Wisconsin, has sent a memo to state lawmakers warning that a La Crosse-area power plant is running out of coal fuel because [Read story]

Brewers’ former top prospect Jeffress finds way home again

Eight years after being drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers and saddled with being one of the moribund franchise's new stars, and four after being traded away, Jeremy Jeffress has found his way home. Read entire story [Read story]