Decrying ‘timidity,’ Donovan announces run for mayor

Ald. Bob Donovan argues Milwaukee is in ‘serious trouble,’ while Mayor Tom Barrett points to progress, plans for future. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Missing cars, $338 in towing fees turn Milwaukee bridal party sour

The women from a wedding party had their three vehicles towed during what was supposed to be a fun night on Brady St. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Milwaukee gun man reportedly threatened New Berlin pharmacist for Oxycodone

The man who threatened a local pharmacist with a shotgun because he refused to fill a prescription for pain killers has been criminally charged with armed robbery and possession of a firearm by a repeat offender. Read [Read story]

Roundy’s CFO leaves for Rite Aid

Milwaukee-based Roundy's Inc. announced that its chief financial officer and executive vice president, Darren Karst, will leave the company to join Rite Aid Corp. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Jackson company acquires rights to sell women’s health product

Jackson, Wis. -based Lake Consumer Products, a subsidiary of Wisconsin Pharmacal Company LLC, has acquired the exclusive North American rights to sell and distribute a clinically tested, over-the-counter product that [Read story]

Community Round-Up

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s our Community Round-Up: Milwaukee County *Enjoy German culture and tradition at German Fest Milwaukee *Watch the Phantom of the Opera at the Marcus Theater for the [Read story]

15 reasons to own a home

Let’s talk about getting started with buying a home if these 15 reasons to own are attractive to you! ; If you liked this post, please share. Thanks for reading the First Weber Wisconsin real estate & [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 buildings sprout on Milwaukee’s east side

By the end of October, three new upscale apartment buildings will open within a few blocks of one another on Milwaukee’s east side. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Shift switch: Civil War reenactor

Every now and then, the writers here at decide to give other, unique jobs a try. Some have tried cheesemaking. Others the ballet. Me? Well, I fought in the Civil War. Read entire story here. [Read story]

How to drink absinthe the old-ass fashioned way

These days, absinthe has become synonymous with forgotten nights in Paris and foxy green fairies. With my knowledge of the infamous green drink limited to pop culture myths and Moulin Rouge, I decided it was time to [Read story]

Weekly Milwaukee Events Calendar

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

‘Die Hard’ actor James Shigeta dies

James Shigeta, a prolific and pioneering Asian-American actor whose 50-year career includes the movies "Die Hard" and "Flower Drum Song," died in his sleep in Los Angeles on Monday. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Fridays at Miller Park to reopen for Brewers home games

The Fridays restaurant at Miller Park will reopen Thursday on a limited basis following a fire. 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]

Construction done right

It's easy to complain about highway construction in Milwaukee. After all, it's pretty much a constant. When one project finishes, another begins ... if we're lucky. More often, it seems like every interchange or stretch [Read story]

"We Are Water" celebrates Milwaukee’s big drink

Milwaukee Water Commons will host it's first event, "We Are Water," as a way to culminate its one-year anniversary and to get community members literally and figuratively closer to the lake. The event will take place on [Read story]

157 years of Northwestern Mutual

Agents and their families flock to Milwaukee every year this week, and each year I love the buzz that's created by adding 11,000 temporary residents to Downtown Milwaukee. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Milwaukee Film announces sponsors for the 6th annual Milwaukee Film Festival

Today, Milwaukee Film announced its full slate of sponsors for the 6th annual Milwaukee Film Festival. is honored to once again sponsor, support and help grow the film festival. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Tasting menus gaining popularity in Milwaukee

Tasting menus are growing in popularity across the country, including in Milwaukee. Read entire story here. [Read story]