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09.25.2014 | 35 days ago | Posted at 08:29 AM

New Film Screens at Centraal

By David Luhrssen
Unless your idea of filmmaking is a YouTube video of your dog doing tricks, making a movie is a costly endeavor. And while the advent of digital technology has lowered the barrier for indie filmmakers, the expense of doing a professional production remains high. Milwaukee filmmaker Frankie Latina earned credibility in the indie world with Modus Operandi (2009), a spy-revenge d...
01.06.2014 | | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Norman Ware
In Wisconsin, where each snap of severe weather is preceded by days of breathless doomsaying, there's something liberating about turning off the television, bundling up and just braving the elements—they're rarely as terrible as the bleakest forecasts make them out to be. For the last few years, Milwaukee's Lowlands Group has been offering an extra incentive to leave the house during nasty snow ...
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009

In Bay View, big hopes and conflicting visions

Milwaukee’s Bay View neighborhood became tagged as the city’s “other East Side” early this decade, largely on the appeal of a handful of pioneering trendy bars and restaurants. These days those businesses have a whole lot more company. In the past two years, they’ve been...
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009

Tonight @ various Milwaukee bars

The presidential changing of the guard isn’t just good news for the nation’s Dems, but also for our city’s drinkers. Caf Centraal, Cafe Hollander, Fat Abbey and the Nomad are all offering a complementary pint of Lakefront Brewery beer to anyone dressed in red, white and blue. Then at 9 p.m., Caf Centraal goes into all-out party mode, breaking out a free keg of PBR and reggae...
Monday, Dec. 29, 2008

Reviewing the meals of 2008

2008 was another busy year for the local restaurant industry. The most noteworthy accomplishment occurred when chef Adam Siegel won the James Beard Foundation's award for Best Chef in the Midwest, placing him in the same rarefied air as Sanford D'Amato. Siegel is head chef at two fine restaurants: Bartolotta's Lake Park Bistro and Bacchus...
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008

Bay View’s Belgian Addition

The Diablos Rojos Restaurant Group, which owns Trocadero and Cafe Hollander, opened two new venues this year. In addition to the Belgian-themed Fat Abbey, the group started Cafe Centraal (2306 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.) in the booming neighborhood of Bay View. Cafe Centraal also leans toward Belgium and has the same...

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