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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...
01.31.2014 | | Posted at 12:36 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Well, this came as a surprise. To me, at least.  One of the most powerful men in city government is leaving his position tomorrow. And he already has a job lined up. Yup. Common Council President Willie Hines is stepping down from his seat effective tomorrow. He’s taking a job with the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee. He starts next week. Here’s the official press release....
01.30.2014 | | Posted at 02:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Milwaukee will never lack post-hardcore bands that sound like Fugazi—at any point there are at least a handful of visible ones playing multiple shows each month—but Disguised as Birds, a quartet that announced their break up this month after nearly 10 years together, was one of the few that genuinely captured the excitement of Fugazi. Remember that incredible footage in Instrument where Ian Ma...
01.24.2014 | | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Turns out you're not the only one who thinks the Bronze Fonz just doesn't look quite right. Ted Leo and Aimee Mann thought the same thing when they encountered the statue before their show at the Pabst Theater last fall."Walking along Milwaukee's riverfront between sound check and show time last year, Aimee and I were startled by a very disconcerting bronze statue of Arthur Fonzerelli, a.k.a. 'The...
01.23.2014 | | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Kristina Byas
With Milwaukee being filled with traditional yoga studios and gyms, yoga practitioner Therese Bailey wanted to offer this city a new, fun way to exercise. Her desire to give people a space to express themselves and love for yoga led her to opening Milwaukee’s first Aerial Yoga studio, Zenzen Yoga Arts, in September 2012."I saw that Aerial Yoga was something different, trendy and new," said Baile...
01.21.2014 | | Posted at 01:00 PM
By Kristina Byas
“Through the power of we, my future is up to me” is the mantra of local nonprofit, Unity in Motion. When Unity in Motion was created in 2000, founder Allen Ruppel had one goal in mind: establish a long-term relationship with students that will help drive them and put them in a position to succeed. Starting with 25 students participating in a non-violent martial arts class at a local communi...
01.07.2014 | | Posted at 10:00 AM

Updates on cold-related closings and promotions

By Evan Rytlewski
Milwaukee Public Schools and many area businesses remained closed Tuesday as the city endured another day of near-record cold. High temperatures are expected to top off at just zero degrees, and wind chills remained at -30 and -40 below this morning, though those winds are expected to taper as the day goes on.In the face of its most frigid air in nearly 20 years, Milwaukee took it easy yesterday. ...

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