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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...
Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Busy Market

Some businesses are recession-proof. City Market’s three locations around greater Milwaukee are bustling places, humming with conversation and the sound of orders being taken. The coffee/ sandwich shops serve the local Stone Creek brew along with a variety of tastefully composed...
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008

The British pub quiz

As the days grow shorter and the cold weather sets in, grills and patio furniture are stored for the winter and social lives are mostly relegated to the indoors. If your billiards game is unaligned and bowling just isn’t your sport, you can always engage in more cerebral pleasures during the colder months.
Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008

Going to Chicago?

The City of Big Shoulders is known for many things: the Bears, the blues, corrupt politics and the world’s best hot dogs. You can find the latter at Halsted and Madison (4415 N. Oakland Ave.)—not the Windy City intersection, but a Shorewood deli operated by a pair of married couples, Mike and Giobanna Radicevich and David and Debra Tatarowicz.
Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008

Wasserman’s Senate run opens up an opportunity

State Rep. Sheldon Wasserman’s decision to run for the state Senate seat currently held by Republican Alberta Darling created an opening for Democrats. Not only does Wasserman have a shot at turning a Republican district Democratic, but the Assembly seat he’s vacating allows an up-and-coming Democrat to serve in the...
Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008

Milwaukee and more

It’s a beautiful coupling really: Milwaukee’s ethnic diversity combined with our cherished Wisconsin fish fry. Just to get a grasp on our reverence for the almighty fish fry, know that restaurants in other parts of the country, if they offer them at all, often relegate their fish fries to Fridays during Lent, a mere 40 days, mind you.
Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Tonight at the Schwartz Bookshop in Shorewood

It’s a damn busy night for Milwaukee: Not only do we get an appearance from a Beatle (it’s Ringo, but still) but also one from the infamous author Salman Rushdie, who reads from his newest book, The Enchantress Of Florence, a meticulously researched tome set in the Mughal Empire, tonight at 7 p.m. at the Schwartz...
Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Tonight @ the Shorewood Schwartz Bookshop - 7 p.m.

It’s gardening season again, so plenty of authors are making the rounds offering their routine gardening tips and suggestions. Wendy Johnson isn’t one of them. In her new book, Gardening at the Dragon’s Gate, she writes not of ways for us to make our plants better, but of the ways plants make us better. Through . . .
Monday, April 21, 2008

Tonight @ the Shorewood Schwartz Bookshop - 7:00 p.m.

Historical fiction author Robert Alexander returned this year with The Romanov Bride, his final novel in a trilogy about the Romanov family. This new book introduces a widowed villager who, in his grief, joins the Russian revolution, ultimately deciding the fate of a displaced grand duchess. Alexander reads from his book . . .

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