Results tagged with 'Holidays'
Published Oct. 22, 2014
Many Milwaukeeans who grew up in the `60s, `70s and `80s remember the Kooky Cooky House - an electronic gingerbread cookie factory that featured dozens of moving parts - that was located in the now defunct Capitol Court Mall. This year, an updated Kooky Cooky House returns to Discovery World.
Published Aug. 31, 2014
Labor Day is one of the saddest holidays of the year since in this neighborhood it means the end of summer. But that doesn't mean there isn't anything to do.
Published Dec. 24, 2013
OnMilwaukee.com was again a corporate sponsor of Potawatomi's Miracle On Canal Street program this year and picked Walker's Point Youth & Family Center as its partner charity. The runaway shelter and education center received a check for $35,000 last week, but, truly moved by the group's work, OnMilwaukee.com decided to make just one more offering.
Published Dec. 24, 2013
The OnMilwaukee.com editors have a history of hanging up their word-smithing for a few hours and experiencing a completely different type of work. We then write about the experience in this series, called Shift Switch. This weekend, I was given the chance to be an extra in the Milwaukee Ballet's performance of "The Nutcracker."
Published Dec. 17, 2013
There are many professions from the service to the health industries that require employees to work on holidays. And there are plenty of people in other jobs, too, that require punching the clock while others are tearing open gifts or eating a big turkey dinner. Here are a few of those folks.
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Friday November 16th, 2012 – Champaign, IL In, out. Up, down. Back, forth. High, low. Life is a constant series of swinging pendulums, and I’m feeling one shift. I’ve been on a high for a quite while, but I feel an end coming to that wave - much to my extreme reg...
By: Tony Matera / twitter @WI_InsSolutions The winter jackets are out, the holiday music is playing, the lights are hung, the trees are decorated it is the holiday season! As your business looks to finish the year strong and celebrate with co-workers the close of 2011 remember to be safe. For tho...
My family celebrated Christmas together yesterday afternoon, and I just wanted to tell everyone about an amazingly kind, giving stranger who not only saved the day for us, but also reminded us what the holidays really mean. My 83 year old aunt gave up driving a few months ago. She caus...
Can you believe it? Friday the 13th is tomorrow! There are so many favorite ways to celebrate this stupendous holiday. Here's a few...
Volunteer at a paraskevidekatriaphobia shelter. Lead the chorus in heart-warming, delusional chanting of "Thursday the 12th, La, La, La, it's Thursday the 12...
Tuesday April 1st, 2008 - Lake Villa, IL
I never liked April Fool’s Day. It’s probably the little brother in me. I’m not for a day of ‘fun’ where it’s ok for every idiot who has seen a Three Stooges movie to go hog wild for a day and try to wreak havoc...
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