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Eat/Drink
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009

Annual gathering features unique classes, celebrity chefs

Built on nothing more than a steady business of bathtubs and faucets, the village of Kohler has transcended its plumbing pedigree to become a point of interest on any epicurean destination guide. The village’s distinct restaurants warrant a visit anytime of year, but it’s the Kohler Food & Wine Experience that will have foodies making a pilgrimage...
Eat/Drink
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009

Dietary choices can benefit humans, cattle and the environment

When profit is a business’ bottom line, things can get weird and disturbing, especially within the food industry. Case in point: factory farming. Nearly all the meat, eggs and dairy products sold in U.S. supermarkets and restaurants come from animals raised in “confined animal feeding operations.” These immense, highly mechanized facilities are the reason grocery stores can carry a large stock of ground...
Local Music
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009
It only takes a song to snap us back to the past. The emotional chord that music strums within us is the reason we connect certain tunes to significant moments in our lives. They become our anthems, our soundtracks, and when we hear them later in life, they take us on a vivid trip down memory lane. Whether or not it’s intentional...
Milwaukee Color
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009
Even in today’s Information Age, when knowledge that previously would have been difficult or impossible to find is now instantly accessible through the Internet, a trip to the library is still a rite of passage for everyone. A visit to Milwaukee’s grand Central Library is a memorable way to introduce any firsttimer...
Eat/Drink
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009

Tours offer insight into Wisconsin dairy farm

Where does an apple come from? A bag. What about milk? A plastic jug. Growing up in a culture that embraces fast and convenient food, many children are showing gaps in their basic knowledge of the world they’re living in. Some don’t have a clue about agriculture and the countryside, and that puts them at a distinct disadvantage when it comes...
Milwaukee Color
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009

Milwaukee’s Taj Mahal

It is unlike any other building in Milwaukee. The Tripoli Mosque resides in a residential neighborhood on Wisconsin Avenue, just up the road from the Pabst Mansion. When the Clas...
Eat/Drink
Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009

Candy-maker’s tour provides a bellyful of beans

As All Hallows’ Eve draws near and the act of downing ungodly amounts of candy is considered socially acceptable, it’s time to find what lies at the center of the ubiquitous jelly bean. Just south of Milwaukee, in the village of...

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