Refuge Smoothie Cafe hopes to resonate with community
Sat, 8 Mar 2014 13:06:00 CDT - Walking through the door at the new Refuge Smoothie Cafe, 2328 N. Farwell Ave., one's attention is immediately drawn to an orange-lettered motto on the blue wall above the front counter that reads, "To enjoy our lives and to help others enjoy theirs." The phrase is Joshua Janis' mission statement for his own life and for his new smoothie business.
#WeWant: Food (and slick gadgets and rockin' tunes) for thought
Sat, 8 Mar 2014 11:16:00 CDT - It's the weekend, which means it's time for another set of OnMilwaukee.com Recommen ... wait, that's not what the title says. What's going on here?
Our favorite hotels
Sat, 8 Mar 2014 09:03:00 CDT - As writers who travel a lot, we've had the benefit of staying at some amazing hotels all around the world. Did you ever wonder what are our favorites? Well, we did, too. Here's our staff's personal top picks.
Sally spends 300 nights a year in a motel
Sat, 8 Mar 2014 05:31:00 CDT - Sally Nordstrom spends 300 nights a year sleeping in a motel. She is not a rock star or a hooker.
Milwaukee DJ makes a statement by joining radio mix crew
Fri, 7 Mar 2014 18:07:00 CDT - "DJ Poizon" Ivy Awino often moves in the background, whether its behind the scenes at a record label or radio station to setting up an emcee on stage, but her inclusion in WKKV-FM's new weekend show "The Saturday Mix Tape with DJO" puts her in the spotlight as one of only a handful of female DJ's to have a regular mix over the air.
Milwaukee hotels that famous people (briefly) called home
Fri, 7 Mar 2014 16:26:00 CDT - Elvis? The Beatles? Willie Mays and Mickey Mantle? John Fitzgerald Kennedy? Who is the most famous person to have stayed in a hotel in Milwaukee? While not a mecca for the famous, like New York, Chicago or Los Angeles, Milwaukee has been a temporary home for many famous people.
Briggs & Stratton nominated for national digital media award
Fri, 7 Mar 2014 15:17:00 CDT - Briggs & Stratton received a nomination for best Facebook Contest with its Mower Mouth Video contest.
Wave begins quest for seventh title one step at a time
Fri, 7 Mar 2014 13:09:00 CDT - The Major Indoor Soccer League playoffs begin Sunday for the Milwaukee Wave, which has to solve the Missouri Comets first in order to continue the march toward a seventh MISL championship.
15 years in numbers
Sat, 28 Sep 2013 13:01:00 CDT - As we celebrate 15 years in Milwaukee media, OnMilwaukee.com takes a mathematical look at just how much has happened in our city since 1998.
Sun, 7 Apr 2013 06:02:00 CDT - This is where we're going to collect ideas for stories that eventually can put on the budget.
A Meditation on reggae: A great roots harmony trio plays Shank Hall
Sat, 17 Mar 2012 09:03:00 CDT - In honor of this weekend's Milwaukee performance by The Meditations, we present five great 1970s reggae harmony groups - not an easy list to narrow down.
Summerfest on a stick
Sat, 18 Jun 2011 05:16:00 CDT - No one can deny that State Fair is THE food stick festival. But just because Summerfest boasts dozens and dozens of national bands on its many stages each year, doesn't mean that it isn't keeping an eye on stick trends in outdoor festival dining.
10 delicious ideas to help cure cabin fever
Fri, 7 Mar 2014 11:04:00 CDT - The polar vortex took a lot out of us this winter. But, here's a three-step program for getting ahead of your cabin fever.
Milwaukee's priciest hotel rooms
Fri, 7 Mar 2014 08:55:00 CDT - Which hotel rooms in Milwaukee are the most expensive? Read on to find out, and to learn why the most expensive rooms are often also the least expensive.
OnMilwaukee.com Weekend Preview, March 7-9, 2014
Fri, 7 Mar 2014 06:03:00 CDT - The long awaited Milwaukee weekend is upon us! We've got you covered.
Jazz pianist Mark Davis educates in class and on stage
Thu, 6 Mar 2014 17:06:00 CDT - For the past 22 years, jazz pianist Mark Davis has been doing his part to bring a love of jazz to people. When he's not teaching and guiding future jazz artists at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, he's playing jazz piano concerts across the state - such as an upcoming show this Sunday afternoon at Ascension Lutheran Church - giving audiences a different type of lesson in jazz appreciation.
Lesson: Don't use buzzes and tones when it isn't an emergency
Thu, 6 Mar 2014 15:09:00 CDT - On Monday, the FCC levied fines against Viacom, NBC Universal and ESPN for around $2 million for airing a TV spot with the movie trailer for "Olympus Has Fallen" last year.The trailer used tones that sounded very much like the ones used for emergency alerts.
Expect high impact, not high profile, moves from Packers
Thu, 6 Mar 2014 13:04:00 CDT - You can't help but think that where there is smoke, there is fire - fire in that Thompson may, indeed, be on the lookout for high impact players in free agency. That's the phrase fans need to remember. There's a difference between "high impact" and "high profile."
Featured bartender: Monarch Lounge's Luke Miller
Thu, 6 Mar 2014 11:01:00 CDT - It's Hotel Week, and so OnMilwaukee.com ducked into the opulent Monarch Lounge, in the Hilton Milwaukee City Center, to chat with bartender Luke Miller.
Lavish book catalogs The Pfister's hallowed history
Thu, 6 Mar 2014 09:02:00 CDT - Short of visiting the landmark hotel itself, nothing conveys The Pfister's unique sense of place like "The History, Art & Imagery of The Pfister Hotel," a lavish hardcover volume illustrated with photographs by Jay Filter and written by local author and ad man Thomas Jordan.