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07.26.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nancy Wilkes
It's race day!  I can barely steady my paws to write this blog, I'm so excited.  Arguably, the dogs take center "stage" at German Fest this afternoon, with the Doxie costume contest at 1 p.m. and the wiener dog races at 3:15 p.m.  The competition will be fierce this year, with all 50 entries were filled, but I am keeping my eye on the prize. Since I had the honor of winning las...
07.25.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nancy Wilkes
Frankie, here, with tonight's entertainment news from German Fest.  Last night, the barrel was rolled out with some great German and Milwaukee music acts and we are ready to keep it rollin' tonight.  Go ahead and print out a stage schedule for tonight's hefty lineup of live music.  Also, keep these additional "must-do" and "must-see" events in mind while you're at the Fest tonight. A German M...
07.03.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nancy Wilkes
  Want to get in free to German Fest? Who doesn’t, right? Well, now you can get your 80’s rock fix and a fair share of strudel all in one night. Everyone going to the Police concert, featuring special guest Elvis Costello & the Imposters, on Friday, July 25 gets a “Go straight to German Fest Free” card. Before or after the concert, you are free to enjoy the festivities and food at ...
06.25.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nancy Wilkes
  Despite my mach speeds on the race course, I try not to brag about my fame and fortune. After all, I wasn’t always a star. That got me thinking, who else is out there with celebrity status and German heritage? Today, I put my paws to the keyboard and googled a few of my favorite celebs who turned their German looks, brains, and talents to fame. Here’s my top 5, but feel free to add o...