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Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Rockabilly Music

West Allis' Phil Henzig holds an appreciation for the bespectacled rock 'n' roll innovator Buddy Holly and the genre in which Holly was at the cutting edge at the time of his death. While Rockabilly Music pays homage to the past, its most intriguing...
Thursday, April 5, 2012

Short Orders

Fujiyama (2916 S. 108th St., West Allis, and 17395D W. Bluemound Road, Brookfield) provides two different Japanese dining experiences. During the tableside grill experience (a la Benihana), the chef runs the show. These tables are typically busier...
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012
Fish fries are a remarkably rigid local tradition. Reluctant to mess with a proven favorite, restaurants take few liberties with their Friday specials, so diners will find essentially the same meal regardless of where they go: fish, rye bread, coleslaw and...
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011

Counter-protest emphasizes peace and tolerance

Harriet Paletti is a wife and mom, runs a small business, tries to contribute to charitable organizations and is considering running for the New Berlin Common Council...
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Colorful West Allis restaurant offers Caribbean flavors

Recent years have not been kind to the area's few Caribbean-themed restaurants. Following the closures of Edgar's Calypso and the Good Life, there are none to be found in the city of Milwaukee. The Painted Parrot, however, remains alive and well in West Allis...
Friday, Dec. 3, 2010

Oklahoma Avenue in West Allis

The West Allis neighborhood bounded by Oklahoma and Montana Avenues and 92nd to 96th Street is transformed into a winter wonderland in December to benefit the MACC Fund and kids with cancer and related blood disorders...
Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009
Domes Dancing: Vibrant African music echoed throughout the lavishly festive Mitchell Park Conservatory Domes, celebrating Ko-Thi Dance Company’s 40th season. Founder Ferne Caulker lovingly praised director Una Van Duvall as a “mini-hurricane” and thanked the company’s other key players: new...

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