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04.10.2014 | | Posted at 10:00 AM
By Norman Ware
Port Washington’s Fish Day will celebrate its 50th anniversary this summer on Saturday, July 19, and today the festival revealed its headliner: Josh Thompson, the Nashville by way of Cedarburg, Wis., country singer who has scored hits with brew-themed songs like “Beer on the Table” and, more recently, “Cold Beer with Your Name on It.” Billed as the largest single-day outdoor fish fry an...
Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013

Greece, Mexico and U.S.A.

 Downtown Port Washington offers brilliant views of Lake Michigan, a picturesque Main Street with mom-and-pop shops and a variety of eateries. Tello’s Grille & Café (200 W. Grand Ave.) is a family owned restaurant nestled in a gorgeous Queen Anne-style building with a cozy patio and roomy
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012
 Adam Brown may be Brewtown’s most masterful blender of art, architecture, design and commerce. He and his company AFX/Sign Effectz Inc. are the hidden hands behind art and signage citywide
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
In December 2011 Craig Kasten opened Mobocracy, a vintage clothing and organic products store. The store's name, Mobocracy, means “ruled by the people.” “It's like democracy, but with more anarchy,” Kasten jokes. The store brings some...
12.10.2010 | | Posted at 07:33 AM

Festive Dinner Theatre In Port Washington

By Russ Bickerstaff
Okay . . . I understand there are probably a great many people wishing to go to Fort Atkinson for Dinner Theatre this holiday season. It doesn't exactly appeal to me, but I can understand the appeal of going west and enjoying a bit of live music with a big cast over dinner. It�s kind of a tradition for some . . . but an original musical about the birth of Joseph and Mary�s kid seen through th...
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009

One of many area dinner theaters combining food and shows

Zipping northward up Interstate 43, past the Milwaukee County line to where the gently rolling hills bear late crops, winter wheat or cattle in the remaining days of fall, you’ll find Memories. It’s on the outskirts of Port Washington—the “newest” dinner theater celebrating its 75th anniversary! OK, so it’s not “new” at 75 years, but it didn’t always bear the name Memories. Actually, it started out as Weiler’s Log Cabin Ballroom in 1934...
Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Winemaking for beginners

In viticulture, a great deal of emphasis is placed on the specific geographical and geological characteristics of the vineyard in which the grapes are cultivated because of the flavors they impart to the wine. Given this, there may be some initial skepticism about the virtues of wine made from a kit. The principal ingredient in one of...
Sunday, June 8, 2008

Today @ 139 W. Grand Ave. in Port Washington

Last call for pirate-themed cruises. Today the Port Pirate Festival at 139 W. Grand Ave. in Port Washington walks the proverbial plank, wrapping up its weekend-long run today. Admission is free (though there are fees for some activities), and in addition to cruises there will be a buccaneer bash, historical displays . . .