From parklet to fire pits, a guide to patio dining in Milwaukee

Newer patios include rooftop decks, and some established patios provide refuge when there’s a chill. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Little Bear E.’s Review of Omega Restaurant – Milwaukee (2/5) on Yelp

Well, I was not impressed. Once again, there's just something being lost in the translation from menu to playe. Touted as one of the best "Greek" restaurants in the city the Greek style lamb chops… Read entire story [Read story]

Believe it: Journey returns to Milwaukee in September

With two performances - Vampire Weekend in June and Lorde coming up in September - already in the books, the BMO Harris Pavilion, in collaboration with The Pabst Theater, announced yet another big performance for 2014 [Read story]

Emanuele shares insight about Festa, The Order Sons of Italy

The Milwaukee food, music and fireworks tradition where "everyone is Italian" kicked off yesterday. Lindsay Garric had the opportunity to dive deeper into what Festa means for Italian-American culture when she [Read story]

Milwaukee movies off the grid: July 11-17

You can see “From Russia With Love,” “Despicable Me 2,” “Frozen" and “The Prestige” outdoors, and for free, in Milwaukee this week. Read entire story here. [Read story]

State’s craft beers on display at Wisconsin State Fair

In addition to brews from the big breweries, the fair appeals to the beer-minded with The Micro, an open-air pavilion dedicated to the state’s craft beers. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Dunham’s Sports is Giving Away Gift Cards and Coupons in “Fastest Click” Contest

June 16th -- Milwaukee, WI Dunham’s Sports, an athletic supplies store, is currently offering a “Treat yourself…on us!” contest where they are giving away gift cards and coupons [Read story]

BVK wins $6.2M New Mexico Obamacare marketing account

BVK, a Glendale-based advertising and marketing firm, won a $6.2 million contract to continue handling advertising and outreach for the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange. BVK has held the contract since 2013 and was [Read story]

Coldwater Canyon a golfer’s treat

There is plenty of great golf to take advantage of in Wisconsin Dells, but Coldwater Canyon - now part of the Chula Vista Resort - is a must play for travelers and residents alike. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Admirals beat Checkers in final home game

The BMO Harris Bradley Center was full of points for the Milwaukee Admirals this year, as they won their final home game of the regular season, 5-1, over the Charlotte Checkers on Friday. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Scouts love UW linebacker Chris Borland, but some worry about size

A slew of personnel guys have developed a mass man crush for the squatty middle linebacker from the University of Wisconsin who's heading into the NFL draft this week, but the naysayers are having their say, too. Read [Read story]

UW’s Ahmed finishes third in the 10,000-meters

University of Wisconsin star Mohammed Ahmed was leading the men’s 10,000-meter run as the final lap began. Suddenly, he was in Edward Cheserek’s rear-view mirror. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Inside state golf

Newsy, breezy tidbits about Wisconsin golfers, golf courses, events, etc. Read entire story here. [Read story]

State Fair doubles its security force, adds more cameras

When people go to the Wisconsin State Fair this year, there will be more eyes watching them. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Brewers bats still silent in loss to Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Alex Cobb pitched, Ben Zobrist hit and the Tampa Bay Rays won again. Tuesday night’s 5-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers was the Rays’ 11th in 12 games and it moved them within [Read story]

Scam may be to blame for glut of recent bomb threats

There seems to be a bomb threat trend across southeast Wisconsin in the last several days. We've had at least ten threats since Friday. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Woman attacked while waiting for bus in Milwaukee


Brewers construct rainwater harvesting pavilion at local homeless shelter

Milwaukee Brewers players are taking time off the field today to complete a rainwater harvesting pavilion at the Guest House of Milwaukee, a new feature made possible by a charitable gift from the Brewers Community [Read story]

Community Bank Trust sells Clarke Hotel for 1 million

Harp Eagle Ltd. , which owns several small hotels and restaurants in Wisconsin including Country Clare Irish Inn Pub in Milwaukee, recently purchased the 20-room Clarke Hotel in downtown Waukesha for 1 million, [Read story]

Community Spotlight: German Fest

Beginning in 1840, many Germans immigrated to Milwaukee, which had a reputation as a “boom-town.” Milwaukee had become a national center for German Catholicism. By 1860, German immigrants and their American-born children [Read story]