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German Fest: July 25-27

Published July 21, 2014

German festivals often conjure up images of portly old men in short leather pants playing oom-pah music while swilling beer. Milwaukee's German Fest, North America's largest German celebration, provides an ample supply of lederhosen, polkas and pilsner, but prides itself on being the most traditional German event in North America.

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Emanuele shares insight about Festa, The Order Sons of Italy

Published July 19, 2014

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 interviewed Joseph Emanuele, president of the local chapter of The Order Sons of Italy in America.

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Ren Faire artist spends hours creating very-temporary chalk drawings

Published July 19, 2014

Imagine putting 16 to 18 hours into a painting or drawing, only to have it washed away by rain a few days or even hours later? Such is the reality for Stacey Williams-Ng, a Milwaukee artist who spends numerous weekends at the Bristol Renaissance Faire chalking masterpieces on the cement.

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Washington County Fair: July 22-27

Published July 18, 2014

The Washington County Fair is billed as "133 acres of fun." Headliners this year include Big & Rich, Justin Moore and ZZ Top.

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Sample away at Brewfest

Published July 15, 2014

The fifth annual Milwaukee Brewfest will take place on Saturday, July 26 at the old Coast Guard pavilion on the lakefront. The event starts at 3 p.m.

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Do you know how lucky you are?!

For those of us who reside in the metro-Milwaukee area and love to complain about the sparse parking, the overnight parking restrictions, the higher cost of living and the traffic, I have a wake up call for you! Hey, I get it, small talk usually relates to something annoying - weath...

A Brady Street Festival Frenzy

I had never been to the Brady Street Fest, but after last Saturday's bash on Brady, I'll never miss another one. Down the city's most hip and diverse street in all of the land, the scene looked more like a brochure of "Visit New Orleans" than Milwaukee on Saturday. There was a sk...

How I spent opening day in the kids' area (and survived)

When I was younger, I didn't spend a lot of time at Summerfest. Or rather - I didn't spend a lot of time in the kids' area. By the time I started going to Summerfest, it was mostly to drag a very harassed parent to a stage for a band that I had to see. Unfortunately for me, the kids' area was s...

Juneteenth Not The Same Anymore

Back in the day as a kid, I enjoyed going to the Juneteenth festival in the 1980's.  It was not as crazy as it is now.You had your usual drunks talking nonsense when you walked past them. I remembered Juneteenth staying open until midnight.  Somewhere along the way, other people had to ...

Delafield - Close to it all. Far from expected.

Peaceful trails, pure lakes, trendy shopping & dining... As spring rolls into Wisconsin, bringing with it longer, sun-filled days, it's a great time to shake off winter with a visit to Delafield, Wisconsin. It's a welcoming city in an exquisite outdoor setting known as Lake Country, and just ...

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