MADISON #8211 Kenosha casino supporters urge Walker to approve

Labor and political leaders from southeastern Wisconsin called on Gov. Scott Walker on Wednesday to immediately approve the Menominee tribe's proposed casino in Kenosha because it would put people to work. Read entire [Read story]

Biz Notes

Environmental Health Concepts Kenosha-based Environmental Health Concepts, Inc. has been awarded the designation of Green Professional in the 2014 Green Masters Program run by the Wisconsin Sustainable Business [Read story]

Concordia plans first-of-its-kind summer festival

Concordia University Wisconsin invites southeastern Wisconsin to celebrate the remainder of summer at its inaugural Lake Moon Festival on Saturday, Aug. 9. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Community Round-Up

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s our Community Round-Up: Milwaukee County *Enjoy the culture and tradition of Mexican Fiesta held at the Summerfest Grounds *Grab a blanket and find a seat as the [Read story]

How to get your Wisconsin real estate license: First Weber offers options

How to get your Wisconsin real estate license from First Weber Group Watch the slide share for your Wisconsin real estate licensing options – you choose they way YOU want to learn. That might be in your pajamas [Read story]

Open House! Sunday August 8, 2013

Open House 9/8/2013 1:30pm-3:30pm Mequon Road West of Expressway to Riverland, North to Property. Slide Show Map & Directions More Photos (25) 11625 N Riverland RdMequon , WI 53092-2736 5 Bedrooms, 3 [Read story]

Beverage start-ups make an intoxicating mix at Lincoln Warehouse

Lincoln Warehouse on S. 1st St. in Milwaukee is home to three makers of adult beverages and will soon be joined by a fourth. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Finger-Licking Barbeque in Greendale – Miss Beverly’s Deluxe Barbeque hits the spot

The Bartolotta Restaurant Group has at long last created a barbeque establishment. Adjacent to Joey Gerard’s supper club in Downtown Greendale and named after Joe Bartolotta’s mother, Miss Beverly’s Deluxe Barbeque [Read story]

American Players Theatre names new managing director

The Spring Green-based APT has announced that Carrie Van Hallgren, a highly respected theater administrator, will become the new managing director of the 35-year-old company. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Featured bartender: Sabbatic’s Gwenn Barker

We spent too long at Sabbatic on a recent Friday night, chatting with Gwenn Barker about - among other things - motorcycles, hurling, chemistry, Bloody Marys and the time she spent working at the Bomb Shelter for her [Read story]

Custom Bike Show Weekend revs up at Harley-Davidson Museum Aug. 28-31

Custom Bike Show Weekend at the Harley-Davidson Museum kicks off Aug. 28 with the museum’s largest Bike Night of the season. Read entire story here. [Read story]

‘Sopranos’ ending? Let it be

Thank you, David Chase, for not changing the ending. Read entire story here. [Read story]

New York City aims to slim down Happy Meals

New York City wants to put the Happy Meal on a diet. Read entire story here. [Read story]

New to Milwaukee Meetup Group

Have you moved to Milwaukee in the last two years, two months or two days? Are you back in Milwaukee after years elsewhere?  Are you not really "new" but just want to make "new" friends?  If so, this group is for [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]

Feeding America’s Bellehumeur announces retirement

After 23 years of leading Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin in its hunger relief efforts, president Bonnie Bellehumeur has announced she will retire Dec. 31. Read entire story here. [Read story]

It’s champagne time for Contemporary Pull

Milwaukee-based business Conteporary Pull celebrated a summer of successes. Read entire story here. [Read story]

2014 Milwaukee Film Festival introduces Black Lens program

This morning, the Milwaukee Film Festival announced it had added yet another new program to its 2014 film slate: Black Lens. The new eight-film set, ranging from documentaries to fiction features, puts the focus on [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]

Parking tickets are a nightmare of epic proportions

You won't believe this! Today's subject is parking in the City of Milwaukee. I've thought about this a lot over my life, wondering why I hate and fear the parking regulations and those parking checkers so much. But my [Read story]