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Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Milwaukee Color

Bowling began its reign as Milwaukee’s sport of choice in the mid-19th century, when Germans started immigrating to America en masse to escape political and religious upheaval in their homeland. According to Doug Schmidt, Wisconsin’s pre-eminent bowling historian and author of...
Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008

Tonight @ the Schwartz Bookshop, Brookfield - 7:00 PM

Doug Schmidt set out to pinpoint the roots of Milwaukee’s continued interest in bowling in his latest book, They Came to Bowl, ultimately linking the sport’s local popularity to our city’s German heritage. In the process, he also dug up plenty of amusing anecdotes and factual tidbits. Tonight Schmidt talks . . .