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03.10.2014 | | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Courting a generation that grew up listening to Graceland with their parents by adding an agreeable African jangle to otherwise tried-and-true, guitar-based indie-rock, Vampire Weekend sprouted from virtual unknowns to a hip buzz band to a bona fide phenomenon all before they even released their debut album. Many bands crack under the pressure of releasing a follow-up to such a smash debut, but Va...
03.07.2014 | | Posted at 01:00 PM
By Kristina Byas
High school prom is an important event for many teenagers, but it can also be an expensive one. Created by the Gadzuric Foundation, the Cinderella Project MKE is doing its part to help offset that cost for some teens by helping young women in need of prom dresses.Teaming up with WGIRLS Milwaukee, the Cinderella Project MKE will collect and distribute donated prom dresses to young women in need aro...
03.05.2014 | | Posted at 02:00 PM
By Kristina Byas
Once again this year St. Patrick’s Day brings with it the return of the holiday’s sixth oldest parade in the nation, the Shamrock Club of Wisconsin’s 48th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Though the Shamrock Club has been organizing the parade for the past 48 years, the parade itself dates back far further, to 1843.Making its way through the streets of Downtown Milwaukee on Saturday, March...
03.04.2014 | | Posted at 02:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
I say this all the time when I write about emo, but as Midwesterners, this stuff runs through our veins. If you’re a rock fan who grew up in the ’90s, you were exposed to it constantly, either at small punk shows or through the genre’s more commercial iterations on alternative radio in the form of bands like Hum and Jimmy Eat World, and regardless of how lame you thought this music was initi...
02.24.2014 | | Posted at 01:00 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Mayor Tom Barrett delivered his State of the City address at Journey House this morning, where he announced a new manufacturing building at the former Tower Automotive location and outlined initiatives to aid small business owners and assist neighborhoods, among other things. The complete text of his speech is below.Good Morning, Milwaukee! It’s been a long cold winter and the voices we’ve j...
02.18.2014 | | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
As beer culture continues to flourish, so too have Milwaukee beer clubs. There are at least several public beer clubs, including popular meetups at Stubby’s and Comet Café, and they all operate more or less the same way: Beer enthusiasts and newcomers alike are invited to sample a menu of about 8 or 10 beers, all selected around the same loose theme, and discuss the differences. Where most rest...
02.14.2014 | | Posted at 01:00 PM

Now with not one, not two, but three Batmobiles

By Kristina Byas
Car lovers are invited to come and check out hundreds of custom cars, hot rods, motorcycles, trucks and race-cars that will be on display and get up close and personal with some of Wisconsin’s finest show cars.Presented by Manheim Milwaukee Auto Auction, the 52nd Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts World Of Wheels begins Friday, Feb. 21 and runs through Sunday, Feb. 23 at Wisconsin State Fair Park.Sche...
02.11.2014 | | Posted at 08:00 AM
By Kristina Byas
Third Coast Style will be the destination for any bride looking to find a unique, one-of-a- kind gown to wear on her special day. Scheduled to run from February 12 to March 2, the Third Coast Style Wedding Trunk Show will feature gowns from designers Lisa Gandre, Michelle Eigenberger, Bree Rose and Timothy Westbrook. Brides will also be able to have pieces designed especially for them that fit the...
02.05.2014 | | Posted at 09:00 AM
By Kristina Byas
Herbs de Provence-infused Rehorst Citrus and Honey Vodka, fresh lemon juice, black pepper syrup, balsamic vinegar and muddled strawberries are the ingredients that make up Red Star Cocktail Club’s $10 cocktail, Missed Connection. As with all of their cocktails, the ingredients are creative and daring, but they are sure to make a lasting impression on those curious enough to sample the unusual co...
01.31.2014 | | Posted at 02:00 PM
By Kristina Byas
The new iPhone app Dog Land has given Milwaukee dog owners more of an opportunity to bond over their love for man’s best friend.What started out as a final class project, has now grown into an online community with nearly 2,000 users worldwide. Since the launch of the app in early January of this year by BetterPet, Inc, Milwaukee dog owners have been filling each other in on the best places to t...

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