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Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Cascio Music, Shepherd Express Bring Local Music to Summerfest

Summerfest has long prided itself on being the world’s largest music festival, pulling in hundreds of performers from around the globe. But while local musicians have always had a place on the festival’s crowded lineup, it was only last year that the annual celebration created a stage reserved solely for music from around Milwaukee.
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? I don’t know what it is about this time of year, but it seems every time I turn around these days it’s that time of year again. Getting old bites the big one, big-time.
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
A prominent chef once wrote, “If you’re going to kill the animal, it seems only polite to use the whole thing,” and recently restaurants specializing in such “nose-to-tail” cuisine have opened in several cities, according to a May report in Toronto’s National Post. The hamburger at New York City’s Tasting Room includes cow heart, liver,...
Wednesday, June 25, 2008

This Week in Milwaukee

Gnarls Barkley @ Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard, Summerfest, 11 p.m. Summerfest schedules tend to repeat themselves, with the same bands invited back year after year, regardless of how far they descend down the C-list (case in point, Plain White T’s are returning this year, well after their 15 minutes have...
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Planning a wedding? Need answers for all your nuptial questions? Monica Rae Gill can help. As owner of The White Box of Wedding Design, Gill provides prospective brides, bridesmaids and mothers-of-the-brides with resources on how to design the perfect wedding and offers advice on wedding etiquette, budgets and...
Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Gastronomical Gala

Ever wonder when you’ll find the time to visit all those restaurants you’ve been longing to try? Those whose busy lifestyles seldom allow them to indulge their palates are being offered a way to make up for lost time. The Taste, Milwaukee’s own gastronomical gala, takes place June 26 at the Harbor Lights Room (909 E. Michigan St.).
Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Zarletti’s newest success

Entrepreneur Brian Zarletti recently opened his third local restaurant. The first was Cafe Zarletti, located in South Milwaukee; the second arrived as the even simpler-named Zarletti, in downtown Milwaukee; and now Rustico has been added to the scene. All three restaurants offer Italian fare in casual settings, though...
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
There are very good reasons why oily guys have been stereotyped as the sorts of villains who twirl their mustaches and tie innocent young women to railroad tracks. But now, as we are nearing the end of eight years of government of, for and by the oil industry, we may have finally reached the point in our history...
Wednesday, June 25, 2008

McCain panders to the wealthiest

Once upon a time, there was a fiscally and socially responsible senator named John McCain. Despite his presidential ambitions, the Republican from Arizona spoke out against the economic royalism of his party’s leadership in the White House and Congress, and simply said no.
Wednesday, June 25, 2008

From the Editors of E/THE ENVIRONMENTAL MAGAZINE

Dear EarthTalk: Summer’s going to be a scorcher this year, and I’d like to know how I can keep cool indoors without running my energy-hogging air conditioners all the time. Any tips? —John McGovern

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