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A&E Feature
Monday, Dec. 23, 2013

Hundreds will take the frosty dip

A New Year’s resolution is often a well-intentioned, empty declaration made the morning after an evening of celebration of excess. And while some are content to accept this fact, others have been finding ways to punctuate New Year’s Day with appropriate action that involves just the
Off the Cuff
Friday, Dec. 20, 2013

Off the Cuff with Donna Rongholt-Migan, executive director at The Cathedral Center

 “I was excited about being a part of a grassroots organization and I was particularly excited about working with women and families,” says Donna Rongholt-Migan, executive director of The Cathedral Center, 845 N Van Buren St. The collaborative nonprofit organization serves women and families who are homeless
A&E Feature
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013

New business in the old industrial city

 Despite the successes of such summertime events as the Summer Music in the Park series at West Allis’ Veterans Memorial Park and the annual A La Carte street festival on Greenfield Avenue, many people continue to define
Eat & Drink
Monday, Dec. 2, 2013
 With its worn wooden floors, vintage signage and exceptional customer service, Kehr’s Kandy Kitchen (3533 West Lisbon Ave.) evokes an assured, old-fashioned charm. Located on the corner of 36th Street and Lisbon Avenue, Kehr’s factory location features tempting displays of hand-dipped
Dining Out
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013

Sandwiches on the Streets

 Since launching ROLL MKE less than a year ago, owner Chad Rittgers and his two-person crew have worked to establish the novice food truck as one of Milwaukee’s newest and most attractive street vendors. Featuring an eclectic assortment of handcrafted sandwiches like braised beef brisket
Off the Cuff
Monday, Oct. 14, 2013

Supporting Milwaukee Youth

With an increased number of Milwaukee youth in need of secure housing and supportive services, Pathfinders preventative programming, housing services and ongoing outreach initiatives have made the longstanding nonprofit organization increasingly valuable to its surrounding
Dining Out
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013

Moe’s Grill offers a great selection of entrées, soups and salads

 Brutal, perilous and notoriously competitive, the restaurant business has been known to chew entrepreneurs up and spit them out, leaving piles of debt and feelings of disappointment in its fitful wake. So, in the rare instance when a venture defies the odds, reaching the six-month mark with its
Eat & Drink
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013

15 years of helping the hungry

 Milwaukee Empty Bowls may have changed its location, but the annual fundraiser’s message and mission remain the same: to heighten awareness for hunger-related issues and raise funds for worthy community organizations committed to fighting the good fight. This year, the annual fundraiser
Eat & Drink
Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013
 Despite our state’s unfailing commitment to manufacturing exceptional cheese and beer, Wisconsin is also home to dozens of family-owned-and-operated apple orchards, producing hundreds of varieties throughout the state. In an effort to engage consumers, the Wisconsin Apple
Dining Out
Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013

Italian comfort food

 Given its retro exterior and old-fashioned menu, one could surmise that Barbiere’s Italian Inn hasn’t changed much since moving to its current location in 1973. Dimly lit, modestly sized and completely carpeted, Barbiere’s interior looks and feels vintage, while its menu clearly endeavors