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Monday, Feb. 20, 2012


Power-pop is a genre that has seen its better day—and that was sometime in 1972. And yet, on its second CD, The Mike Benign Compulsion delivers a perfectly shaped blast of power-pop with “My Michelle,” a short, pointed, fiercely tuneful song...
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010

Accommodation for Smokers

July 5, 2010—not only the first day of the much-discussed statewide smoking ban, but also a unique opportunity for Milwaukee bars to finally cleanse their somewhat neglected interiors of decades of indoor smoking. While many places have since built patios and beer gardens to prevent smokers from having to...
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009

Hot Opening:

Musician Paul (Reno Nevada) Jonas’ dream to own a bar has been realized with the opening of his trendy Tonic Tavern on South Kinnickinnic. Redoing a former garage, Jonas was aided by carpenter Bill Backes, Uptown Savages’ drummer, and Elm Grove designer Stephanie Berg. At his hot grand...