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Wednesday, July 16, 2008
The Brewery Credit Union (BCU) has more on tap than just savings accounts and car loans. The community not-for-profit organization also offers BEER, or Brewery Employees Education Resource programs. “We always strive to educate,” said Marketing Director Mikal Gilliat, who noted that BCU’s seminars for first-time home...
07.10.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nancy Wilkes
You know what I love more than kibbles, more than table scraps even? The food at all of the bars and restaurants on the German Fest grounds, of course. I’ve got my eye on some new menu items, including a smoked beef sausage called the landjäger, and a giant Oktoberfest pretzel imported from the Fatherland in Bavaria. The combination of a nice salty, smoked landjäger and a warm pretzel is “...
06.20.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nancy Wilkes
Hey folks.My name’s Frankie, winner of last year’s Wiener Dog Races at German Fest.You might say I come from humble beginnings.My folks, Wendy and Joe, found me at the Midwest Dachshund Rescue in August 2004. Before that, I’d been wandering the streets of Chicago.They think I’m about 5 years old.All I know is racing is in my blood.I love chasing rabbits and squirrels and going for walks. T...
Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Tonight @ the Sugar Maple - 7 p.m.

It’s the third Wednesday of the month, and that means it’s time for another gathering of the Drinking Liberally social club, an organization of progressive people who get together to discuss politics over a drink or two. If you can pull yourself away from the Davis vs. Davis showdown on “American Idol,” then stop on by the . . .
05.13.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
The Brewers drinking game! The past few games have been on the upswing, but before that, we all needed the liquor to get through the games! This version is from the Brew Town Beat blog:It's early May and it's come to this, a legit Brewers drinking game. I'm hoping for some feedback on this one, but for now, while watching a game do the following, but first, prior to the the game, pick up a copy of...

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