Nationwide high speed rail map has Milwaukee as key stop
There's a nationwide rail map that's making the rounds and Milwaukee's a key stop on this vision for high speed rail in the United States.
Milwaukee makes another "cool" list
MSN is out with a new list of the "10 coolest cities in the Midwest," Calling the Midwest, " flyover country," the site tabs ten destinations. Of course, Milwaukee made the list. Madison made it too.
American Club named best hotel in WI
The American Club resort has been named the best hotel in Wisconsin by the U.S. News & World Report, Kohler Co. announced today.
Milwaukee's "iconic meal" makes No. 26 on new travel list
Away.com has a new list, "30 Things Every Traveler Must Do Before They're 30." And, since Milwaukee's a part of it I'm sharing it.
Fox News spends 24 hours in Milwaukee
Natalia Angulo-Rico, a news editor at Fox News, recently discovered Milwaukee, and, like many who find our city for the first time, she was very impressed.
Fighting flying fears
In December, flying back from New Orleans, I was to the stress-filled point of reminding myself to breath, and I don't really know why. I have never been on a scary flight - in fact, I have had almost seamless air travel experiences.
Where do you take out-of-towners?
What's on your list of "Milwaukee musts" when visitors come to town?
Digging Kenosha's Dinosaur Discovery Museum
We're no strangers to Kenosha. We've been to the public museum, we've taken streetcar rides, we shop at Tenuta's. But we'd never seen the Dinosaur Discovery Museum before, so over the holiday break, I loaded the kids into the car and after the mandatory Tenuta's stop, we headed straight over.
The Pfister Hotel launches new Four Diamond Experiences program
The Pfister Hotel is putting an exclusive spin on the weekend getaway with its new Four Diamond Experiences program, which gives guests the opportunity to participate in unique art and dining experiences during their stays.
Cruises: What am I missing?
Despite recent offers, I have absolutely no interest in ever going on a cruise. But certainly there's something to love about these ship trips?
West Coast gets wind of Milwaukee, "the City of Creativity"
The latest bit of glowing, national attention for our city comes from the West Coast on the pages of StarkInsider.
Behind the scenes water park tour adds interesting, educational element
Recently, we went on a behind-the-scenes tour at KeyLime Cove in Gurnee, Ill., and learned all sorts of fun factoids.
Is MKE a good "airport to get stuck in?"
In a recent poll, the travel-dating website, MissTravel.com, asked if you had to be stuck in an airport, which would you choose? Dallas seems to be a good choice. Did MKE make the list?
Of course, Milwaukee made this list
Milwaukee's made another global "best of" list. This one's a no brainer and in today's USA Today.
This is Milwaukee
This new short film truly captures Milwaukee. Love it? I do. See it here and share it with friends and family. Post your own Milwaukee videos on DearMKE.com.
An outsider's view of "quirky Milwaukee"
Our fine staff and those from the countless travel sites and blogs continue to find the gems and jewels that make Milwaukee great. The latest collective list comes from gadling.com. It explores some of the city's "quirky" destinations.
Tell me where to go, Milwaukee
We've climbed wooden ladders up into dark spaces to reach the top of the St. Josaphat dome, walked countless spiral staircase to get to the peak of the City Hall tower, we've explored boiler rooms in old schools and in a few days you'll read about a visit to the Eschweiler buildings on the County Grounds. Where to next, folks?
Milwaukee, the eighth best "River Town" in America
Outside Magazine and its readers are noticing Milwaukee's ways with water as its latest issue tags Milwaukee as the "eighth best River Town in America."
How Gotye crashed my visit of the Milwaukee Art Museum
Ok, maybe it's the other way around. But we were both there at the same time, in the same tour group - it's all about perspective, right? Anyway, it was my first trip to the Milwaukee Art Museum and it couldn't have been a better experience.
The easy-going pleasures of The Peninsula Chicago
People say that money can't buy happiness. I always figure those folks have never stayed at The Peninsula in Chicago.
Milwaukee is everywhere, even Vancouver
No matter how far I travel, I am always reminded of Milwaukee.
Testing my mettle on the Willis Tower Ledge
This weekend, I returned to the former Sears Tower to ride the elevator up to the Skydeck once again. In large part I went back so that I could test my mettle by stepping out onto the Ledge: one of three plexiglass boxes that jut out the west side of the building. Even the floor is transparent.
Iron Horse owner partners with Chicago-based boutique hotel experts
Chicago-based Kevin Robinson and Mario Tricoci have partnered with Milwaukee developer Tim Dixon and marketing associate Brigette Breitenbach to create Aparium Hotel Group, LLC and Aparium Development Company, LLC.
"Underrated Milwaukee" gets some Canadian love
The National Post is based in Toronto and when one of its freelance writers, Paul Terefenko, came to town he experienced what many first time visitors to Milwaukee experience: surprise.
What Milwaukee can learn from Target
As I walked through the aisles buying stuff that I really didn't need, I continued to think that Target's new "may I help you" attitude is exactly what Milwaukee needs.