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6 ways to fight back the end of summer

Published Aug. 28, 2015

Despite the fact that school is about to start for most kids in Milwaukee, you don't have to say goodbye to summer quite yet. After all, as OnMilwaukee.com's Molly Snyder likes to say, September is the new summer in Milwaukee. Here are a few ways you can hang on to the sunshine just a little while longer in Brew City.

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Open Streets "Ciclovia" MKE: Aug. 29

Published Aug. 24, 2015

Head to the South Side this Saturday and re-imagine Milwaukee without cars. Bike or walk down the middle of the street as vendors, performers and community events line the sidewalks.

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Meet "Here Come The Mummies"

Published Aug. 20, 2015

It isn't everyday you get to meet 3,500-year-old mummies. But, when you do you learn they got this by enjoying tons of white Russians and abide by The Dude.

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Living "Lebowski": 7 questions for The Dude impersonator Tom Esterline, Jr.

Published Aug. 18, 2015

The first time Indianapolis native and "Big Lebowski" superfan Tom Esterline, Jr. saw the 1998 Coen Brothers cult classic, well, he fell asleep. But then he watched it again. And again. And again and again and so on until he became a superfan - an Achiever - decked in his finest Pendleton sweater and attending as many Lebowski Fests as possible - the next one located right here in Milwaukee this weekend at Cathedral Square Park.

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Brother lead singer preps his goodbye to River Rhythms and the road

Published Aug. 18, 2015

The combination of bagpipes and didgeridoo is an almost impossibly rare mix - one that belongs almost exclusively to Brother. Unfortunately, the band's upcoming return to River Rhythms on Wednesday night will likely be the final one of its kind, as lead singer Angus Richardson recently announced that he was stepping away from the band. Before his likely final Milwaukee show, we chatted with Richardson and reflect on saying goodbye to Brother.

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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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