TV sweeps reporting ignored journalistic feats
Thu, 5 Dec 2013 15:08:00 CDT - After the November sweeps numbers were reported for area TV stations, there has been - as there always is - a spin on what may have caused the results.
Bucks' margin for winning is thin
Thu, 5 Dec 2013 13:04:00 CDT - Despite the fact that the quarter pole is approaching in the 2013-14 NBA season, it's impossible to make any judgments on this Milwaukee Bucks team.There have been too many injuries and lineup changes to do so, but that also means that, as the offense struggles, the margin for winning is very slim.
Brewhouse Inn offers outpourings of luxury, history
Thu, 5 Dec 2013 11:04:00 CDT - Perhaps the coolest part of staying at a hotel built inside a former brewery is that it really feels like you're staying at a hotel built inside a former brewery. From the moment we walked into the Brewhouse Inn Suites - in the former Pabst brewhouse - we were swept up in brewing history.
2013 picks: Andy Tarnoff
Thu, 5 Dec 2013 09:01:00 CDT - 2013 has been a good year to OnMilwaukee.com publisher and co-founder Andy Tarnoff. His family is healthy, his friends are (mostly) awesome, and business is great. And he did a lot of consuming. Here's what he enjoyed the most.
Is Milwaukee a jolly hometown?
Thu, 5 Dec 2013 05:12:00 CDT - 'Tis the season to be jolly. But what does it mean for something ike a city or a county? What makes the Milwaukee family jolly or happy? As the old year leaves at the end of holiday season Dave Begel is trying to get a handle on what we need to be a happy place.
Fantasy football week 14 picks
Wed, 4 Dec 2013 16:37:00 CDT - It's the playoffs, and you're feeling good about it. But maybe you've got that guy stashed on your bench that might be poised for a breakout, or is a coin flip with another starter on your squad, or you're playing the team with Peyton Manning this week. Well, we're here to help you with who to go with if you're looking for maximum points this week.
Champion's move from "GMA" part of larger story
Wed, 4 Dec 2013 15:11:00 CDT - Media notes: Sam Champion leaves "GMA" for new gig at the Weather Channel; Hulu show featuring Milwaukee Bucks mascot Bango will air on Fox Sports Wisconsin; University of Wisconsin Badgers broadcasts find radio home at WOKY-AM 920, WISN-AM 1130 and WRIT-FM 95.7.
Panthers off to a hot start
Wed, 4 Dec 2013 13:02:00 CDT - Following an eight-win season last year, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers have started the 2013-14 season 7-2 thanks to a group of new players who have quickly found chemistry with existing starters.
Our favorite Christmas movies
Wed, 4 Dec 2013 11:16:00 CDT - It's Christmas time, and that means it's time for cinemas and televisions across the nation to overdose on holiday specials. There are seemingly hundreds of Christmas movies scattered across the entertainment world come November and December. Some are silly. Some are serious. Almost are sappy. But a few manage to become true classics, beloved for years. Here are the OnMilwaukee.com staff's personal favorites.
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.
Localicious: 10 foodie gifts they'll rave about
Wed, 4 Dec 2013 09:03:00 CDT - Milwaukee is home to countless great artisan food producers and retailers. So, you don't have to travel far to find great gifts. In fact, here are 10 uber-local ideas that will make even the most discerning food lover rave about your impeccable taste.
Hovde, Second City bring new holiday stage special to Cream City
Wed, 4 Dec 2013 05:56:00 CDT - For the second year in a row, the crew down at The Second City in Chicago is coming up to Milwaukee for the holidays to present a holiday comedy special, this time called "The Second City's Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue." OnMilwaukee caught up with one of the stars, Megan Hovde, to ask about the holiday revue, being a part of The Second City and why "The Golden Girls" is one of her comedy icons.
WMIL-FM 106.1 earns top spot in November ratings
Tue, 3 Dec 2013 15:03:00 CDT - In Milwaukee, WMIL-FM 106.1 maintains its lead among the stations that are reported in the market. With the personal people meters (PPM), the country station saw a rise of two-hundredths of a point, scoring a 10.6 in November.
Brewers' Henderson won't settle for less than the best
Tue, 3 Dec 2013 13:09:00 CDT - By the end of the 2013 season, Jim Henderson was closing games for the Milwaukee Brewers. It was an unexpected turn of events for the hard-throwing right-hander, but he is preparing for bigger things in 2014.
Hopeful youth and family center creates holiday wish list
Tue, 3 Dec 2013 11:06:00 CDT - A couple of months ago, OnMilwaukee.com shared the news that the Walker's Point Youth & Family Center was its charity of choice for Potawatomi's Miracle On Canal Street Program. OnMilwaukee.com continues to support Walker's Point Youth and Family Center beyond the Miracle program, too, and plans to donate a variety of items for the holidays. The organization could use your help, too.
Six questions for Jamie Hyneman of "Mythbusters"
Tue, 3 Dec 2013 09:16:00 CDT - Stars Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage are taking their hit show, "Mythbusters," on the road, and tomorrow night, their "Behind the Myths" tour arrives at the Milwaukee Theater. OnMilwaukee got a chance to talk to Hyneman and ask him about the show's most memorable myths.
Packers without Rodgers create a sick feeling
Tue, 3 Dec 2013 05:30:00 CDT - Has football changed so much that when your starting quarterback goes down you might as well toss your chips on the felt and walk away from the table?