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Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009

Blustery Musical:

The chilly lake breeze whistling over Discovery World’s Rotary Amphitheater did not deter die-hard music fans from attending the final Live @ the Lakefront concert series. The evening featured Longacre, playing from its new CD, Transfixed Summer. The show was sponsored by...
Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Spectacular in Every Way:

A bash to benefit the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation was simply over-the-top spectacular with fire-eating by Erik Bang!!! and Miss Punch, along with magic by Sir Pinkerton Xyloma; plus the Brew City Bombshells’ sea of bustier-clad lovelies. A racy/lacy runway show featuring Shannon...
Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Regency Redo:

A crowd of 400 was treated royally at the $19 million Hyatt Regency renovation celebration. The top-notch event included a ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by an over-the-top reception in the hotel’s Grand Ballroom, room tours and more partying with kt’s Universal Love Band...
Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Where It’s At:

The Wherehouse, a 5,000-square-foot, beautifully renovated old cooperage with bars, dance floors and party rooms, and the adjacent Hot Water, are hot. Last week, the first of Scott Robbe’s summer music and party series called “Sound and Vision” was launched with FUNK, spotlighting Chicago’s...
Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Feeding Frenzy:

The Capital Grille’s lobster mac ’n’cheese, Crawdaddy’s jambalaya and the Mason Street Grill’s polenta and short ribs were among the culinary delights the recent “Taste of Milwaukee” benefit for United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Southeastern Wisconsin at the Pfister. Radio personality Dan Kyle hosted.
Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008

Bar-Hopping Santas:

More than 100 bicyclists sporting Santa and elfin garb gathered at the Fat Abbey to wet their whistles, priming for a 20-plus-mile bike ride through Milwaukee. Subsequent beverage stops included The Nomad and Lakefront Brewery, before concluding at Kochanski’s Concertina Beer Hall for a polka party. On Wisconsin...
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008

Glamour Galore

The 44th annual Symphony Style show at the Milwaukee Art Museum was top-notch as always, with sponsorships aplenty and fashion galore. The Symphony Style book, featuring Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra history and glam photos, was highlighted by Dan Bishop’s stark cover photo of the birthday-suited Andrew Stoll...
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008


Frightfully good fun was found all over town on Halloween. The Wisconsin AIDS Fund transformed the Dye House into a ghoulish hall of make-believe horrors for a fun-filled fund-raiser. Candela’s John Dolphin designed the spooky atmosphere with lighting expertise by “altar boy” Andrew Capelle of the Hilton.
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008

Musical Madness

Musical Madness: The last couple of weeks of nearly perfect weather have brought out a horde of music lovers. It was a mob scene at Alterra on the Lake with Orquesta Veneno cranking out rumbas, sambas, sal sas and merengues. In dancing mode were Tom Dienhart with Mambo Elegancia, doing some smooth leading...
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
Over the Rainbow: After an auspicious rainbow sight ing prior to the fourth annual My Best Friend Is Straight fund-raiser, guests mingled outside until a sudden deluge sent them scampering into Andy Nunemaker’s fab party house. The event raised funds for the Cream City Foundation (CCF), which is celebrating more than 25 years of giving to LGBT communities...