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Friday, Nov. 29, 2013

Looking Pack: Week 13

The Detroit Lions hosting a Thanksgiving Day game has become as much a part of the holiday tradition as turkey and stuffing, post-meal naps, and weird uncles saying inappropriate things at the dinner table. The franchise has hosted a game on Thanksgi...
11.21.2013 | | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
One of the newer additions to Walker's Point's rapidly expanding culinary scene, the Black Sheep restaurant and wine bar at 216 S. 2nd St. is giving customers a little extra incentive to shop local during this coming Black Friday weekend. Any customer who brings in a receipt from a local downtown Milwaukee business between Friday, Nov. 29 and Sunday, Dec. 1 will receive happy-hour food and drink p...
11.21.2013 | | Posted at 02:00 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
American Euros, the East Side fast-food hut that's never met a topping it couldn't throw onto a sandwich, has created the year's most over-the-top Thanksgiving sandwich. Dubbed the "Danksgiving Day," the restaurant's holiday concoction is an avalanche of sweet, salty and fried: deep-fried turkey breast, placed over a cherry-jalapeno-cranberry sauce and topped with blanched green beans, white and o...
Friday, Nov. 16, 2012
 Robert Ashley’s opera Perfect Lives was featured in Peter Greenaway’s documentary 4 American Composers after enjoying a long career at the cutting edge of musical theater. Ashley will perform his Lectures to Be
Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010
My family celebrated Thanksgiving early this year. If your family is anything like mine, you can expect to have at least one dinnertime conversation about the new Transportation Security Administration (TSA) airport rules regarding pat-downs and scanners, both of which are far more physically invasive than they...
Monday, Nov. 30, 2009
The slide from Thanksgiving to New Year's is not just party season. It's also "DOORBUSTER DEALS SEASON!!!" How much footage have we seen of people lined up outside Best Buy at 4 am to snag a $50 Wii, outside a Hummer dealership for a free year of gasoline with the purchase of an H3, or outside...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM
By Russ Bickerstaff
It’s the morning of Thanksgiving Day and I’m waking-up with a bit of a song from RENT running through my head . . . but not what one might expect. I keep hearing the refrain of Mimi asking Adam Pascal's charcter to light her candle as I slowly wake-up. Just that one line. Over and over and over again. That's it.  Weird. As much as I dislike that musical, after seeing it three times...
Monday, Nov. 23, 2009
I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? Listen, no essay this week from me for your freeloading Thanksgiving-holiday needs, no sir. I don’t have time to self-importantly gasbag some kind of treacly tripe about what we all have to be thankful for, what the fock...
Monday, Nov. 23, 2009
Every now and again, having a wine column. Not long ago, out of the clear blue, came an email telling me that "Seven Hills has begun shipping wines to Wisconsin" and would I please review some of these wines? And, by the way, we're happy to send you samples...
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008

Choose Wisconsin foods this year

’Tis the season for your calorie count to skyrocket. What better way to feel truly at home with the holidays than to savor—or share—a taste of Wisconsin? You already know you’ll be satisfied with local classics such as Quality Candy, Usinger’s and Penzeys. But consider expanding your menu with other local food and drink specialties...

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