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Eat & Drink
Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010
Americans have access to some of the richest, most diverse culinary traditions on the planet because of all the recipes immigrants have brought with them from their native countries. Ethnic specialties such as tortillas, pizza and sushi have become common in the American diet because people, craving their favorite foods from home, began making and selling them here. Pita, a flat, round bread, is a staple in...
Milwaukee Color
Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010
If you ask, you’ll find that Milwaukee abounds with compelling immigrant histories. Many people are eager to share stories of how they or their ancestors came to live in Milwaukee, as well as what the city was like and how it treated them when they arrived. Strength...
Eat & Drink
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010

Local, Handcrafted Treats

It was while backpacking through Ireland, England, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Portugal and Italy on her honeymoon that Julie Waterman fell in love with Europe’s quaint chocolate boutiques. The focus on high-quality ingredients and the artful presentation of tiny chocolate masterpieces were an inspiration to...
Milwaukee Color
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010
If you’ve ever had to provide someone with employment that includes job security, a competitive salary, health insurance and a retirement plan, you have to appreciate that Northwestern Mutual has been providing jobs—really good jobs, with perks that extend way beyond the gourmet lunch in the cafeteria—to members of our community...
Film
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010

Honoring local, independent movies and their makers

Fifteen years ago, local indie filmmakers were hard-pressed to find venues to screen their works that were both large enough to seat their family and friends and priced to accommodate their shoestring budgets. Ross Bigley, who, at the time, was a Third Ward art gallery owner, sought a solution by organizing a festival that showcases short films. There was a brief stint using public access television...
Eat & Drink
Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010
In the late-19th and early-20th centuries, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Filipino and Portuguese immigrants arrived in Hawaii to toil on the islands’ sugar cane and pineapple plantations. When they rested in the fields, the workers shared their lunches—noodles in broth and curries over rice—and...
Milwaukee Color
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010
Milwaukee has been home to a number of trailblazing artists, but none of them walked the line between obscurity and worldwide acclaim that Amund Dietzel did. When he began tattooing in 1907 it was an art form that existed on the periphery of mainstream culture, the stuff of carnival sideshows. But within...
Eat & Drink
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010
Hunting for food, one of the most primitive of human activities, is a way of life that is largely disappearing from America’s modern fast-food society. Everything we need to nourish ourselves can be found in a grocery store, no killing or cleaning necessary. But that doesn’t stop the hunting enthusiasts still out there from seeking a unique experience and finding sustenance in the American wilds...
Milwaukee Color
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010
Cathedral Square, the green gathering space in the heart of Downtown Milwaukee, serves as a point of convergence for popular events like Bastille Days, the East Town Market and the city’s favorite Thursday night tradition, Jazz in the Park...

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