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Dining Out
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013

La Merenda serves small-plate dishes with an international flair

 A Walker’s Point hot spot since 2007, La Merenda Bar & International Tapas was a pathfinder when it opened, marking the Milwaukee neighborhood’s emergence as the new foodie destination
Off the Cuff
Friday, Aug. 31, 2012
On Friday Sept. 7, the Intercontinental Hotel hosts the second annual STRUT fashion competition where 20+ interior design teams will derobe their raiments constructed around the theme of Wisconsin Manufacturing. Bonnie Toland...
Off the Cuff
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
There's a new place in town to channel our inner “bombshell.” Pin Up (1224 E. Brady St.), a blow-dry bar and eye boutique that is the latest creation of Leroy Buth, is a “whole different animal” than Halo Hair Spa, Buth's endeavor across the street...
Off the Cuff
Monday, Dec. 27, 2010
Nothing can shoot down a bad hair day like a salon session with Scott Yance, hair stylist and agent of organic follicle sculpting. The 12-year creative director and recently made partner of the local Erik of...
A&E Feature
Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010

Local fashion scene gets a boost from Milwaukee’s inner city

Despite the maelstrom of economic ills, the heart of the local fashion community is still beating. In fact, within the global apparel industry, some believe that the next important revival could stem from a small-scale endeavor, perhaps even the Milwaukee inner-city basements where a new cut on fashion has been brewing. Project One Runway, an independent production ensemble, set its sights...
Off the Cuff
Monday, June 14, 2010
Tucked away off MCTS bus Route 21 on North Avenue, more than a stone’s throw from what might be considered Milwaukee’s fashion district, Boutique Revolution and Gallery (5209 W. North Ave.) offers a haven for art and community, an incubator for the...
Off the Cuff
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Since graduating from Milwaukee High School of the Arts in 2006, Kasia Wisniewski’s career has been escalating at a steady pace. Scoring high in both academics and artistic vision helped her to earn multiple Fashion Scholarship Fund (FSF) awards, as well...
Off the Cuff
Monday, Jan. 25, 2010
Spurred on by economic conditions, technological advancements and social media, the T-shirt is as omnipresent as ever. After coming into its own in the late ’60s, the one-time undergarment is now a wardrobe staple—and this fashion trend shows no signs of fading. For Peter...

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