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Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008

Today @ Humboldt Park - 1 p.m.

Alverno College and the Shepherd Express/ExpressMilwaukee are proud to sponsor the free annual music festival Global Union, which takes place, as usual, in Bay View’s beautiful Humboldt Park. Today’s line-up features Haale (from Iran, at 1 p.m.), Ismail Lumanovski & the NY Sypsy All-Stars . . .
Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008

Today @ Humboldt Park

The Bay View Bash isn’t the only major free music event going on in Bay View today. Alverno College’s annual Global Union world music festival will be taking place just a couple blocks down in the neighborhood’s beautiful Humboldt Park. Today’s line-up includes 17 Hippies (a German band, at 1 p.m.), Huong . . .
07.17.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nancy Wilkes
        You can save your “dough” and eat more strudel at German Fest this year by taking a few tips from me and checking for great admission deals each day of the Fest.  The first thing to know is that everyone is a V.I.P. on Thursday July, 24 with free admission and food deals compliments of Usinger’s Family Night.  So, enjoy $1 brats, hot dogs and ice cream on Thursday, then co...
07.15.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nancy Wilkes
                The wait for German Fest is a little shorter this year.  We’re kicking the Fest off adding a new night of great entertainment and free admission on Thursday, July 24. So, I’m calling it an extended weekend and starting the party on Thursday with Usinger’s Family Night from 5 to 10 p.m.  What’s better?  I can still afford to come back all weekend since Thu...
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 “...
07.01.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nancy Wilkes
  Frankie, here, with more news about German Fest. One of the things that gets me all fired up about racing is knowing that at the finish line, there’s always a treat waiting for me. Plain and simple, I love food. Despite the family resemblance, hot dogs, brats and sausages are among my favorites eats. “Naschen,” that’s German for eating, is one of the biggest reasons people come ...

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