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Editors’ Choice: Week of August 8

1. Go to Madison for the great taste of the Midwest CHRIS DROSNER, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF The best beer event I’ve been to – and that includes the Great American Beer Festival in Denver – is this Saturday. It’s the Great Taste of the Midwest, a massive non-profit beer festival hosted by …

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GOP selects Milwaukee for 2024 Republican convention

On Friday, the Republican National Committee officially named Milwaukee as the host city for its 2024 convention. I am thrilled to report that the RNC has voted unanimously to select Milwaukee as the host city for the 2024 Republican National Convention! Milwaukee is a world-class city, and we can’t …

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Could a CO2 shortage cause problems for Wisconsin brewers?

MILWAUKEE – A shortage of carbon dioxide could spell trouble for Wisconsin’s beer industry. Brewers use carbon dioxide to make beer and other “sparkling” and carbonated beverages. Now, some news outlets are reporting carbon dioxide shortages — so far, mostly in Massachusetts and the East Coast. American Gas Products has …

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The Black Arts Fest MKE is back this weekend

article MILWAUKEE – Black Arts Fest MKE (BAFMKE) announces the return of its festival to Henry Maier Festival Park on Saturday, August 6, 2022, from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the family festival is back for the whole town to enjoy. Black …

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Late Summer Music Preview – Door County Pulse

Welcome to the Summer Music Preview (SMP) Vol. 2! Due to the high volume of live music events this year, August has been removed from the regular SMP issue and is now featured here. This mini version of the SMP includes live music events for the month of August and …

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Anti-Semitic meme posted by RI restaurant sparks backlash

Local Atlantic Sports Bar and Restaurant in Tiverton shared an article comparing recent hot temperatures to Nazi concentration camps. The Atlantic Sports Bar and Restaurant in Tiverton, RI Screenshot via Google Maps A Rhode Island restaurant is facing a massive backlash after posting an anti-Semitic meme on social media. The …

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Doug McDonald, President and Co-Founder of JOY ENGINE

It all started with a wish on a moon. In 2019, my co-founder Deb Kern and I saw an opportunity to leverage the city’s vibrant arts and culture community by expanding access to public art programming. As a visual artist and staunch supporter of the Milwaukee art scene, I knew …

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Dave’s Hot Chicken planned for the East Side of Milwaukee

Photo credit: Dave’s Hot Chicken The latest stage of its expansion into the Milwaukee area, Dave’s Hot Chicken plans a location on the city’s Lower East Side. The fast and casual hot chicken restaurant will be located at East Pointe Market Place. The mall at 544 E. Ogden Ave. is …

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6,450 more COVID cases in Los Angeles, hospitalizations top 1,300

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Another 6,450 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Los Angeles County on Wednesday, while the number of virus-positive patients in county hospitals topped 1,300. According to state figures, there were 1,328 COVID-positive patients hospitalized in the county on Wednesday, up from 1,299 on Tuesday. Of these …

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A family’s dream unites Vietnam, Canada and Naperville in a new poutine restaurant

Thi Tram Nguyen had obvious reasons for opening a poutine restaurant in downtown Naperville. But what may seem obvious to her is a mystery to others. How does a Vietnamese woman with a background in pharmaceutical sales bring a Canadian delicacy to the western suburbs of Chicago? The answer is …

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The performing arts sector is already facing a deficit for next year

MILWAUKEE—The performing arts sector has been hit hard by the pandemic, and local arts leaders said it continues to struggle in the current economic climate. What do you want to know Members of the United Performing Arts Fund generate over $80 million in economic revenue Last year, 160,000 young people …

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Top 5 Amazing Historic New Jersey Restaurants You Must Try

In a recent “love food“, the national publication highlighted its selection of the most amazing and historic restaurants in America. Thirty restaurants were highlighted in the article and 5 were from here in New Jersey, the most of all the states of the country. We have a rich history here …

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Captain D’s restaurant reopens on northwest side of Milwaukee

Location of Captain D’s Restaurant. Fast casual seafood restaurant Captain D reopened on the northwest side of Milwaukee. Located at 7320 Good Hope Road, the stand-alone restaurant is one of the two captain D locations that originally opened in Milwaukee between early 2018 and late 2019, only to close following …

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Best Bloody contest raises money for bleeding disorders

GREEN BAY (NBC 26) — Several bars and restaurants in the Green Bay area have entered Green Bay’s Best Bloody contest to raise money for the Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation (GLHF). Green Bay bartenders showcased their signature Bloody Mary recipes while guests sampled beer chasers, appetizers and voted for their …

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Milwaukee Panthers help grow cricket locally

There’s a distinct bat crunch and lots of cheering on Saturday and Sunday afternoons at Tippecanoe Park. However, the roar does not come from the softball field, but rather from the strip of artificial turf in the middle of the grass field. The Milwaukee Panthers Cricket Club hosts a cricket …

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The new venue will bring a bar, restaurant and live music back to the former Vitucci site

Beginning in 1934, when Frank and Anna Vitucci opened the My Office Tavern there, the 1893 Corner Faucet at 1832 E. North Ave. on the east side stands for the name Vitucci. But since the family closed the long-running business in November 2019, the fate of this building and its …

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The Elusive Dream of Gun Control: America Should Brace for Another Decade of Schoolboy Slaughter

In 1977, Harlan Carter and a group of his friends staged a coup within the upper ranks of the NRA, transforming it from a sports club focused on gun safety into a lobbying and advocacy group. “uncompromising” public relations (Carter’s phrase) for the gun. industry. Carter was the right man …

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FreshFin gears up for grand opening in Hilldale

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – FreshFin is gearing up to hold a grand opening event for its second Madison location this month. FreshFin will open July 15 in Hilldale, bringing craft bowls of poke and cereal to the mall for shoppers to enjoy. There are 12 homemade bowls for people to …

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Bucks rookie Beauchamp overcomes adversity to reach NBA

MILWAUKEE (AP) — There was a period of homelessness growing up. A constant passage from one high school to another. The cancellation of a draft NBA training program due to the pandemic. A year to prove himself with a G League development team. MarJon Beauchamp’s journey to the NBA was …

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Wisconsin Democrats focus attacks on Sen. Ron Johnson in uphill battle – NBC Chicago

Wisconsin Democrats seeking to unseat Republican Sen. Ron Johnson focused their attacks on him on Sunday, not each other, as the eight candidates made their case to party activists at the state convention that was held six weeks before the primary. Democratic Senate candidates blasted Johnson for his attempt to …

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“I just wanted it to taste good”: Milwaukee Baker sells allergen-free cookie and brownie mixes nationwide

“I think everyone I’ve cooked for has been special in their own way,” Simmons says. “I remember baking a birthday cake for twins who were about to turn 5 and because of their allergies they had never eaten cake before.” (Photo provided by Nubian Simmons) By PrincessSafiya Byers This story …

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Lou Malnati will open a location in Oak Creek this summer

Lou Malnati’s deep pizza. Courtesy of Lou Malnati. Pizzeria by Lou Malnati plans to open its fifth location in the Milwaukee area in the past three years. The Chicago-based deep-dish pizza chain announced plans Thursday for a new carrier and delivery store, which will open mid-summer at 8171 S. Howell …

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Food Trucks and Street Food to discover in Milwaukee

This story is part of our summer guide to the June issue of Milwaukee Magazine. To read our complete guide to summer fun, order your copy today! 1. Legacy MKE A drop of fresh burrata cheese sits on an heirloom tomato and arugula salad with basil pesto, honey, truffle oil …

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Safe & Sound’s new executive director seeks to empower residents to solve problems

Bridget Whitaker, 43, was named executive director of Safe & Sound in April. “I want to amplify the voices of residents, especially young people, to address what they think is important and that’s how we can make a difference,” she says. (Photo courtesy of Safe & Sound) By Edgar Mendez …

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McDonald’s successor opens in Moscow

MOSCOW (AP) — Three months after McDonald’s operations in Russia were suspended, hundreds of people flocked to its famous former outlet in Moscow’s Pushkin Square when the restaurant reopened under Russian ownership and a new name on Sunday. . In March, McDonald’s halted operations at its company-run restaurants in Russia. …

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Review: Hercule Poirot unravels Milwaukee rep’s Orient Express murder scheme

Agatha Christie mystery fans will want to board the Milwaukee Repertory Theater production of Murder on the Orient Express, which opened last weekend in the largest of three stages at the Rep. Orient-Express closes the theater’s 2021-22 season. The play begins on a dark stage. Writer Agatha Christie’s most famous …

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Residents and business owners tired of a dangerous intersection after a high speed accident

MILWAUKEE — Sandwich God owner Michael Smith is worried about his staff coming and going from work at his restaurant in Teutonia and Vienna. “If you all had to sit there for a second [and watch], everybody uses that fire,” Smith said. “It is so poorly signposted. Doesn’t tell you …

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Dominic the Food Critic: Gus’s Deli

At OnMilwaukee, we believe in raising all voices and using our platform to support the dreams of others. And that’s what we hope to do for Dominic the Food Reviewer. When I first met Dominic almost two years ago, I was impressed by his passion, curiosity and interest in improving …

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The next generation of the Rochester restaurant family is ready to leave its mark

Nadia and Jordan Victoria have a vision to modernize their family’s restaurant brand in Rochester. The cousins ​​grew up watching their parents work at Victoria’s Ristorante & Wine Bar, long considered one of Rochester’s finest restaurants since it opened more than 25 years ago. The “restaurant kids” learned almost every …

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Art64’s guide to Tosa this weekend

This content is in partnership with Newaukee. Earlier this year, OnMilwaukee announced that a live paint tournament with a $20,000 cash prize was coming to Wauwatosa. And it’s happening this weekend. The City of Wauwatosa and NEWaukee will host ART 64, a unique bracket-style live paint tournament on …

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Saffron Modern Indian Dining opens June 4 in Milwaukee’s Third Ward

Saffron Modern Indian Dining will debut June 4 in the Third Ward, combining traditional Indian flavors with contemporary plating and cooking techniques from beyond India. Saffron will open at 223 N. Water St., where there will be a full bar and riverside patio for alfresco dining, as well as a …

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Chicago’s Absolute Best Italian Restaurants

When most people think of Chicago-style pizza, they probably think of downtown tourist spots like Pizzeria Uno, Gino’s East, and Giordano’s — from theme park-sized temples to thick lasagna pies stuffed with sausage. and cheese. However, despite the kitschy fun of these pizzerias, most Chicagoans head to Pequod’s when that …

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The ‘Alice in Wonderland’ cocktail experience is coming to Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE – Are you ready to jump down the rabbit hole? An Alice in Wonderland-themed cocktail will take over the historic Brown Bottle in Milwaukee this summer. “The Alice” will run Wednesday through Sunday from June 8 through August 7. Brown Bottle’s bar and patio will remain open to the …

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Restaurants Offered a Unique Feast of Custom Porcelain Dinnerware – Post Bulletin

While eating at a restaurant, have you ever wondered who was preparing the dishes? No, not just a china collector would do that. Have you ever taken the plate or saucer that your cup of coffee was resting on and checked it out? Some restaurants even have unique pieces of …

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You have to go to La Casa de Alberto

Walker’s Point has a number of good Mexican restaurants, and one of the best is La Casa de Alberto (624 W. National Ave.). All my friends had mentioned this place since I moved to the neighborhood, and honestly, it took me too long to make it a regular spot. Believe …

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The best things to do this week, according to our editors: May 16

1. Get instant pizza gratification ANN CHRISTENSON, SENIOR FOOD EDITOR So… pizza. One of nature’s most perfect foods. And nothing eases the pain of disappointment (oh, Bucks) than a pie. Flourchild (722 N. Milwaukee St.) recently joined the brick-and-mortar restaurant community, after a few years of operating as a pop-up. …

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Shocking video shows hundreds of terrified Bucks fans fleeing Deer District shooting after playoff game in Milwaukee

HUNDREDS of NBA fans were seen fleeing the scene after reports of shots being fired in the Deer district of Milwaukee after the Bucks-Celtics game ended. A man was shot dead while the fans were leaving the arena. He suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to Milwaukee police. 2 Fans ran after …

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Here is the lineup for the Tosa Tonight 2022 concert series

Summer 2022 in Milwaukee only sounds better and better – including the return of Tosa Tonight, which recently revealed its lineup of local musical performances on stage this season. On Wednesday nights (except one Monday night for July 4) beginning June 22, the free live music series Tosa Tonight will …

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Windows smashed in businesses in downtown Milwaukee

The windows of several businesses in downtown Milwaukee were smashed early Monday morning. It happened around 3:15 a.m. on West Wisconsin Avenue near North Plankinton Avenue. WISN 12 saw at least 10 damaged windows at TJ Maxx, Foot Locker, Subway, Walgreens and Milwaukee. Symphony Orchestra. “I’ve never dealt with this …

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Viking cruise ship arrives in Milwaukee for the first time

The 2022 cruise season officially kicked off on Friday with the first-ever arrival of the octanti viking cruise ship in Port Milwaukee. The newly built 665ft long vessel can accommodate up to 628 people – 378 guests and 256 crew. The ship’s arrival was the first of 33 scheduled cruise …

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Lessons from growing a small food business

I grew up on a farm in Greece and maintained a residence there that I and other family members continue to visit to this day. I came to America in 1967 and, like many of my fellow Greek immigrants, I was drawn to the restaurant business. I had the opportunity …

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North End set for influx of Celtics fans and customers

DAVID: THE TRANSFORMATION IS STARTING TO HAPPEN. IN ABOUT 48 HOURS PEOPLE WILL BE HERE ENJOYING THEIR FIRST OUTDOOR TASTE OF JOHN T AND KELLAN ONLY. — CHIANTI AND CANNELLONIS. BUT ALREADY TODAY, TEAMS HAVE INSTALLED PLASTIC BARRIERS ALONG HANOVER STREET, FILLING THEM WITH WATER AND DISPOSING OF TABLES AND …

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Bucks fans dream big after blowout win over Bulls sends them to second round

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — The Bucks’ blowout win over the Bulls in Game 5 of the first-round series was exactly what thousands of fans wanted to see as the title defense entered the second round. Thousands of fans gathered throughout the Milwaukee area to watch the Bucks pick up another …

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Bob Chinn, whose Wheeling crab house is a destination for seafood lovers, dies at 99 – Chicago Tribune

Bob Chinn’s enormous crab house on Milwaukee Avenue in Wheeling has hosted thousands of diners over the years and was once ranked among the best restaurants in the country by sales. Chinn worked in the halls of his restaurants, talking to customers and making menu recommendations. “I’ve been in the …

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Mother’s Day 2022: Bring Mom to These Milwaukee Brunches

MILWAUKEE, WI – Why not take mom to brunch in Milwaukee after self-isolating from the COVID-19 pandemic for two straight years? Several restaurants in the Milwaukee area are open for reservations on May 8. Here are several Milwaukee-area restaurants available for Mother’s Day 2022. blue egg 317 N 76th Street, …

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The old clam house at Bayview will reopen in May and will remain the old clam house

The charming and quaint Old Clam House has been closed throughout the pandemic and the building has been put up for sale. But some familiar local restaurateurs bought it and will reopen the place, keeping it the same, but expanding the menu. When we announced last May that the former …

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Badger State Brewing expands beer distribution to Milwaukee, Madison

First, Badger State Brewing’s BRW-SKI broke into the craft beer lineup at American Family Field. Now the rest of Milwaukee is getting a crack at the Green Bay Brewery’s beer lineup. Same for Madison. And Lacrosse. Andrew Fabry, president and co-founder of Badger State Brewing, said the brewery has been …

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Milwaukee County Easter Restaurant and Event Guide: 2022

MILWAUKEE, WI – Happy Spring, Easter and Passover! As warmer air settles in and the holiday weekend approaches, you may be looking forward to planning brunch, egg hunting, or cooking Sedar meals. This year, Easter falls on Sunday, April 17, while Passover runs from April 15-22. As you plan your …

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Suburban restaurants are preparing Passover specials for the weekend

Now that things are a little closer to returning to normal, more suburban restaurants are offering Passover specialties this weekend for dine-in or take-out. Book now to ensure your place. The Continental 788 S. Buffalo Grove Road, Buffalo Grove, (847) 459-4095, continental-restaurant.net/passover.php. Passover dinner, which includes an appetizer of minced …

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Jackie Robinson befriended a young Jewish boy – The Forward

In the 1950s, Jackie Robinson befriends a Jewish child in Wisconsin, sings for him on his 10th birthday and congratulates him on his bar mitzvah. On Friday, when baseball marks the 75th anniversary of Robinson breaking the color barrier, Ron Rabinovitz will remember his childhood hero – as a civil …

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New York City announces improved food standards

In this edition of 5 Things, Food Management highlights five things you may have missed recently regarding developments affecting on-premises catering. Here is your list for today: New York City announces enhanced food standards for city agencies Related: 5 things: Sodexo North America sees revenue jump 27.1% in …

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Plant-based restaurant opens downtown Milwaukee

Plant-based restaurant opens downtown Milwaukee Make Waves, at 3rd Street Market Hall, offers an all-plant-based menu. Updated: 5:37 PM CDT April 3, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript THURSDAY. A VEGETABLE-BASED RESTAURANT IS WNO OPEN AVENUE 3RD STREET MARKET HALL DOWNTOWN. IT’S “MAKING WAVES”. IT HAS AN ENTIRELY VEGETABLE MENU. IT …

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‘Wisconsin Cheese Queen’ seeks the best curds in the state

MILWAUKEE – It’s no secret that Wisconsin residents love their cheese curds. But a woman takes it to a whole new level. This is Sam Buschman, who also calls herself the “Cheese Queen of Wisconsin.” Since May 2020, Buschman has eaten thousands of curds at 149 different restaurants. She even …

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Veteran Milwaukee pastry chef launches bakery

Sarah Mironczuk has baked for Milwaukeeans at restaurants and bakeries for years. Now she’s on her own, with Bakehouse 23. “Being 40 kind of sent me into an existential crisis, and the pandemic didn’t help,” she said. After working for others for years, “it was time to make the choice …

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Odd Duck is back – almost!

Odd Duck, who last summer announced plans to move from his longtime Bay View home to new digs, is set to feed diners again. The globally oriented small-plate restaurant is taking dinner reservations — at the new space, 939 S. Second St. at Walker’s Point — beginning Friday, March 31. …

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10 Less Touristy Attractions to Find in Milwaukee

Milwaukee is full of sightseeing adventures, but when it comes to seeing what’s off the beaten path, there’s even more to discover. Traveling and exploring the world doesn’t always mean visiting typical tourist destinations. Sometimes it’s about discovering new things in an environment and in a simple way. Therefore, it …

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Remembering Downer’s Chancellery, preview of the building’s next life

This week on Urban Spelunking, we’re taking a trip to Downer Avenue to revisit the former home of the Chancery restaurant. The beloved Milwaukee restaurant closed in 2007, but many still remember its location at 2577 N. Downer Ave. as “the chancellery building” as it had welcomed the countess’s clients …

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You won’t believe how many toppings Domino’s Japan offers on a pizza

So what do you get if you order a Best 34 pizza, as Domino’s Japan dubbed this behemoth? Well, you get your standard meat toppings like sausage, pepperoni (large and regular) and bacon plus some less standard ones: prime rib, grilled beef, roast chicken, teriyaki chicken, pancetta, shrimp and a …

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Business owners hope for boost in St. Patrick’s Day revenue

MILWAUKEE — After two long years of COVID-related restrictions and closures, local businesses are hoping St. Patrick’s Day can bring a much-needed revenue boost. Experts say St. Patrick’s Day can make or break a bar’s year and after the ups and downs of the past two years, today is huge. …

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Toppers Pizza executives announce 70 stores in 70 days; System wide road trip to visit all Toppers locations

Founder and CEO Scott Gittrich and Vice President of Human Resources Robin Gittrich will begin the tour on March 14, with the goal of collaborating with everyone on the Toppers team, listening to feedback, finding ways to improve and celebrate the pizza industry as a whole. WHITEWATER, Wis., March 15, …

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Milwaukee Area’s Beloved Restaurant Solly’s Grille Wins Prestigious Award

GLENDALE, WIS (CBS 58) – On North Port Washington Road, you’ll find a Glendale staple. Solly grid. Inside you’ll find owner Glenn Fieber. He says the business started with his father-in-law in 1936. “Solly opened his little cafe on 3rd Street or Green Bay Ave or Martin Luther King Ave …

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Latino-owned restaurants are giving their own spin on Wisconsin’s fish fry tradition

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — Fish fry season is upon us and it’s a great Wisconsin tradition. We decided to highlight a few Latino-owned restaurants that offer something a little different from the Badger State classic. Sabrosa Café & Gallery Address: 3216 S. Howell Avenue, Milwaukee Fish Fries: Friday evenings, 5:00 …

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Wisconsin Budget Surplus, $150 Reimbursement of Evers Killed in Senate

article MILWAUKEE – Democrats and Republicans can agree on one thing: there’s a lot more money in Wisconsin’s coffers than they anticipated. It’s how to spend that money that gets tricky. Democratic Gov. Tony Evers wants to give residents $150 as a tax refund, but Republicans say it’s an election-year …

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Tennessee State Alum partners with Marquette University to bring allergen-free desserts to the dining hall

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — A local business is partnering with Marquette University to give students with dietary restrictions more food options in the dining hall. Thanks to Marquette’s Eat Local initiative, products from Pink Bakery Inc. are coming to Marquette. Nubian Simmons is the owner of Pink Bakery, which makes …

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Milwaukee Lakeside July 3 Fireworks Returning for 2022

item US Bank Fireworks along Lake Milwaukee (2019) MILWAUKEE – The July 3 fireworks display in Milwaukee is set to return in 2022 — after a two-year hiatus. A press release from Milwaukee County Parks says planning is underway to bring the event back this summer, and additional sponsors are …

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CEOs and school leaders call on legislature to use surplus for education

On stage at the downtown Pabst Riverside Theater on Wednesday, an unusual mix of delegates from Milwaukee Public Schools, the Milwaukee Bucks, private school supporters and major employers mingled before the house lights went out . John Kersey, executive vice-president of local real estate company Zilber Ltd., first took to …

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Tosa Restaurant Week features 12 Wauwatosa restaurants

Salmon from the Faroe Islands. Lamb shank. Grilled Hawaiian butterflyfish with ponzu butter. You can get these starters, and many more, at a special price during Tosa Restaurant Week. Twelve Wauwatosa restaurants are participating in the event, which will be held March 3-13. “Our goal is to inspire visitors to …

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Dominic the Culinary Examiner: Plan View

At OnMilwaukee, we believe in raising all voices and using our platform to support the dreams of others. And that’s what we hope to do for Dominic the Food Reviewer. When I first met Dominic almost two years ago, I was impressed by his passion, curiosity and interest in improving …

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Domestic woes overshadow European war for some US voters

BROOKFIELD, Wis. – From the Chinese restaurant he runs in the western suburbs of Milwaukee, Charles Yee watched with concern this week as Europe faced the greatest threat to its peace and security since the end of World War II. But, at least for now, he’s more troubled by the …

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9 Milwaukee restaurants, chefs named James Beard semi-finalists

MILWAUKEE — The James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for its 2022 awards Wednesday morning, and nine Milwaukee chefs and restaurants were recognized. Outstanding Restaurateur: Joe Muench, Black Shoe Hospitality This is the first time that Joe Muench has been a semi-finalist for the Outstanding Restaurateur award. Black Shoe Hospitality …

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‘No more history to make’: Decade-long effort to restore Bronzeville to Milwaukee glory gathers momentum

Located just 2 miles north of downtown, Milwaukee’s Bronzeville neighborhood has thrived for decades with vibrant small businesses and a nightlife that has attracted people of all races. But, as was the case with many minority neighborhoods across the country, urban renewal programs of the 1960s and 1970s destroyed much …

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Hong Kong says virus checks could be tightened

HONG KONG (AP) — Strict virus controls that prohibit public gatherings in Hong Kong of more than two people could be tightened to stop a spike in infections, the territory’s top health official said on Sunday, as 14 deaths and more than 6,000 new cases have been reported. Health Secretary …

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Taste & Toast returns to downtown Milwaukee

In March, downtown Milwaukee will soon be offering diners an affordable sampling platter of local cuisine, as Taste & Toast is set to return March 7-11. Coordinated by Downtown BID #21, the event offers a week of small plates and affordable bites to give Milwaukeeans a chance to explore the …

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Republican National Convention: Milwaukee mayoral candidates excited

MILWAUKEE – VISIT Milwaukee said Wednesday it is hosting a Republican National Convention committee in the city as they consider Milwaukee hosting the 2024 convention. From hotels, bars and restaurants to larger venues like the Fiserv Forum and beyond, VISIT Milwaukee will sell the city’s value. And while their political …

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David Marcus, from Big Boy to Benson’s Restaurant Group

Milwaukee is home to many family businesses. Among them is the multi-faceted Marcus Corporation, which was founded by Ben Marcus in 1935 and now includes a collection of cinemas, restaurants and hotels across the country. This week we sit down with David Marcus, CEO of Marcus Investment Group, the parent …

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Ex-teacher to plead for defrauding Chinese students

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A former University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee professor has agreed to plead guilty to federal crimes related to the fraud of Chinese graduate students and visiting scholars. The Journal Sentinel reported that prosecutors charged Yue Liu on Friday with wire fraud and conducting an illegal financial transaction. A plea …

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Menomonee Falls restaurant raises at least $6,000 for injured Milwaukee County deputy

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. (CBS 58) – On Wednesday evening, hundreds of people gathered at a restaurant in Menomonee Falls to raise money for injured Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Deputy Christian Almonte. 30% of Su Casa Grande’s proceeds will go to Deputy Almonte’s recovery efforts. Initial sales totals indicate that at least …

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Two Milwaukee women charged in Wauwatosa George Webb shooting

Two Milwaukee women were charged on Monday after a George Webb employee was shot in the face while he was already on the ground following an argument at the Wauwatosa restaurant on Jan. 30. Bryanna Johnson and Breanta Johnson, both 20, have each been charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court …

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Indoor farm using refurbished containers, hydroponics

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A new indoor farm has opened in Kenosha, continuing a growing trend of hydroponic farming in Wisconsin. Square Roots is an indoor farming company that started in New York in 2016. Their Kenosha location will be their fourth climate-controlled farm and was built in partnership with …

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The battle of the big boys

Photo by Tom Grimm Those of us of a certain age might remember slipping into the booths of the Big Boy restaurant and throwing caution to the wind for a two-decker Big Boy Burger. When I was a small fry, my family frequented one of the franchises owned by Marcus …

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Milwaukee Restaurant Owner Helps Minority Entrepreneurs Achieve Their Dreams

MILWAUKEE – This barbecue restaurant hasn’t been open long, but its food is already making an impact. Owner Jason Alston makes sure other black entrepreneurs pursue their dream. “You will get as far as you want in life depending on how much faith you have in yourself,” said Alston, owner …

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3 Unique Milwaukee Hotels and Awesome Attractions Within Walking Distance

Three distinctly different hotels and cool venues offer visitors win-win choices The evening sky and reflections of river light create photo-worthy views — Photo courtesy of Christine Loomis Milwaukee’s wealth of diverse attractions and distinct neighborhoods may surprise some visitors. The city’s history is rooted in blue-collar manufacturing, not to …

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The Wisconsin Winter Village that will enchant you beyond words

Posted in Wisconsin Attractions January 29, 2022 by Ben Jones In eastern Wisconsin, there is a simply magical little village. Kohler, home of the iconic brand of quality lighting fixtures, is based in this community and has created a unique Wisconsin experience. It’s an incredibly cute and cozy destination in …

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Goodland Extracts to launch CBD sparkling waters

MILWAUKEE — Goodland Extracts of Milwaukee will launch its first CBD-infused seltzer water on Friday. This comes after eight months of research and development. According to our partners at the Milwaukee Business Journal, the development included a chemical process to create a clear drink and the tasting and composition of …

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Milwaukee chef Gino Fazzari will donate 50% of the proceeds from his downtown restaurant on Thursday to an officer shot dead in the Third Ward shooting

Milwaukee Chief Gino Fazzari announced he would donate 50% of all profits from his downtown restaurants on Thursday to the Milwaukee Police Detective who police and prosecutors say was shot while he was intervening in an attempted robbery in the Third Ward. “Too often people take for granted the men …

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Dominic the Food Reviewer: Sobelman’s North Shore

At OnMilwaukee, we believe in raising all voices and using our platform to support the dreams of others. And that’s what we hope to do for Dominic the Food Reviewer. When I first met Dominic almost two years ago, I was impressed by his passion, curiosity and interest in improving …

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Wisconsin dairy farmers react after Chicago tops cheese list

WISCONSIN — Chicago was chosen as the queen of the cheesiest cities in a list spanning the United States, but dairy industry experts said Wisconsin still has bragging rights in the dairy game. LawnStarter found Chicago to be the best city in 2022 for cheese lovers out of 180 cities …

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Milwaukee detective released from hospital after downtown shooting

MILWAUKEE, WI – The Milwaukee police detective who was injured in a downtown shooting was released from Froedtert Hospital on Tuesday. Milwaukee Police Department Detective Andrew Wilkiewicz was met with a crowd of support after leaving Froedtert’s care Tuesday night, FOX 6 Milwaukee reported. News cameras showed him being applauded …

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The best things to do this week, according to our editors: January 17

1. Listen to the speeches of Martin Luther King Jr. ALLISON GARCIA, DIGITAL WRITER Monday marks Martin Luther King Jr. Day in honor of this incredible man’s birthday. Milwaukee is celebrating with an in-person and virtual event at the Marcus Performing Arts Center that honors students across the city who …

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Delivery driver attacked in Third Ward after shooting

An off-duty officer recovers from a gunshot to the stomach in Milwaukee’s Third Ward. It happened Thursday afternoon in the Shake Shack at Buffalo and Water streets. A dash delivery driver was picking up an order at the Shake Shack. She wants to remain anonymous as the police search for …

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OnMilwaukee Weekend Preview January 13-16, 2022

We are in mid-January and the weather keeps getting colder. But don’t worry, we can brighten up those winter blues with a list of fun this weekend. On deck we have the premiere of the Waukesha Janboree. Samson Stomp and Romp are back. Embrace the magical world of Harry Potter …

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Frank Productions Pitches Milwaukee Concert Hall, Receives Mixed Reactions

Madison-based concert promoter Frank Productions and its concert promotion division FPC Live addressed the audience for the first time about the company’s new concert hall in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Quarter. And reactions to the project have been mixed. Frank Productions CEO Joel Plant and Charlie Goldstone, co-chair of FPC Live …

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Three Kings Day brings police and Latino community together in Milwaukee

Alysa Montijo’s three young children wrapped their arms around the donkey’s neck, giving it a big collective hug, during the Three Kings Day celebration on Saturday at the MKE Urban Stables. The holiday, which is widely celebrated by Hispanic families, is associated with the traditional Christian holiday of Epiphany when …

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Eating spots near Milwaukee Entertainment

Milwaukee has beautiful venues for listening to live music and entertainment throughout the city. However, there is nothing better than discovering delicious places to grab food and drink around your favorite spots to keep you entertained and end your evening. Here’s to make sure you never again attend or leave …

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Odd Duck will require proof of vaccination, first restaurant in Milwaukee to do so

Eeffective immediately, Milwaukee’s Strange duck restaurant, 2352 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., will require diners to present proof of vaccination prior to entering. Bay View Restaurant appears to be the first dedicated restaurant in town to have such a policy. (Eternally awesome bounce house Rebound Milwaukee, which also serves food, is also …

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Year round farmer’s market in Wisconsin

I am a huge fan of the farmer’s market vibe. Whether it’s a large facility like Rockford City Market or a roadside pop-up on a summer day, there is just something cool about buying fresh food from the local people who cultivated and manufactured them. If you love farmer’s markets …

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cancel or continue New Years Eve parties

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – New Years Eve is a busy night for many bars and restaurants. But for a second year in a row, growing concerns over COVID-19 pose a challenge for businesses. Many have faced the dilemma of canceling their New Year’s party or continuing. Safehouse, a Marcus Group …

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Horseshoes and hand grenades Albert Lee cancels New Years Eve shows in Milwaukee

Two artists announced today that they have canceled their New Years concerts in Milwaukee. Horseshoes & Hand Grenades’ December 31, 2021 concert at the Pabst Theater has been rescheduled until the next New Years Eve, December 31, 2022, at the Turner Hall Ballroom. Tickets for the canceled concert will be …

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Multiple fights break out at the Walden Galleria

Boxing Day is usually a relaxing time for many, and this year it was even more evident as Boxing Day fell on a Sunday. Sadly, an incident was reported to the Walden Galleria and for some reason this is the last December 26 edition of fighting that broke out in …

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The best and worst Christmas 2021 times to travel to Southeastern WI

MILWAUKEE, WI – If you’re planning a Christmas vacation away from Milwaukee this year, you’re in good company. More than 109 million people in the United States plan to hit the road between Dec. 23 and Jan. 2, according to the year-end travel forecast recently released by the AAA. This …

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Message from the community: Kennita Hickman is the first black woman to win a local music award

Editor’s Note: Community Posts are the perfect place for community announcements and event posts. If you have a community event that might be of interest to our readers, please submit here. Kennita Hickman, owner and chief cultural curator of Catera, a music and media management company, won the 2021 Radio …

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Lion’s Tail Brewery targets 2022 for Tosa opening

A project to build a brewery and auction house in Wauwatosa surged ahead on Friday as Neenah’s Lion’s Tail Brewing closed its purchase of a former home and garden store on North Avenue. Wisconsin Garden & Pet Supply, 8520 W. North Ave., closed this fall after 68 years in business. …

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Lou Malnati’s pizzeria opens a new location in Gilbert

Gilbert residents will have a legendary and delicious new pizza place as Northbrook IL-based Pizzeria Lou Malnati is scheduled to open its sixth location and new home in the Valley on Wednesday, December 15. The 1,800 square foot space will provide delivery and delivery service only, located at 3115 S …

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Bucks Week Ahead: a well-oiled machine

With just two losses in their last 14 games, the Milwaukee Bucks have moved up to second in the Eastern Conference standings. The first month of the 2021-22 campaign has been a shaky one for the Bucks, but now that several injury issues have been resolved for Milwaukee, the team …

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Dominic the food critic: Chef Paz

At OnMilwaukee, we believe in raising all voices and using our platform to support the dreams of others. And that’s what we hope to do for Dominic the Food Reviewer. When I first met Dominic almost two years ago, I was impressed by his passion, curiosity and interest in improving …

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Wear full face masks and gloves in bars

Adam Jarchow turns the Attorney General’s race into a Tory trash fire, attacking a Republican colleague with a deranged website. But Jarchow has already backed COVID restrictions on businesses in podcasts. Republican attorney general candidate Adam Jarchow has previously argued in a podcast that “places like bars and restaurants” should …

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Ademi LLP is investigating whether Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. received a fair price in its transaction with Jack in the Box Inc.

MILWAUKEE, December 6, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Ademi LLP is investigating Del Taco (Nasdaq: TACO), for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law in his transaction with Jack in the Box. Click here to find out how to join the action: https://www.ademilaw.com/case/del-taco-restaurants-inc or call Guru Ademi …

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First Omicron case identified in Wisconsin – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services identified the first case of the Omicron variant in Wisconsin on Saturday. A case of the Omicron variant has been identified in a man from Wisconsin who recently traveled to South Africa, according to a statement. READ MORE: 5 California residents …

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413 Friday fish fry and count: Flappers (West Allis)

Caleb Westphal hasn’t missed a fried fish on Friday since 2013. Follow his endless adventures here. This week: Tally’s Tap & Eatery. VSCigarette smoke rises to the ceiling above a bobbed hairstyle as Bessie Smith’s voice emanates from a phonograph. The woman at the table has a glass in her …

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Radio Milwaukee is about to open the Deadwax Café. Take a look at the menu.

The café opening at Radio Milwaukee at Walker’s Point next year will be called Deadwax – named after a very specific part of a vinyl album – where the food and drink menu will change often, sometimes daily. The radio station, more officially known as WYMS-FM (88.9), revealed the cafe’s …

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Free Vacation Events in the Milwaukee Area

In the spirit of Christmas, we can all enjoy a little holiday cheer that doesn’t require admission to attend. Here’s a look at the free vacation events in the Milwaukee area for December: City of Festivals Symphony: Holiday Pajama Jamboree, December 1st. Bring a non-perishable food donation for the Milwaukee …

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The History of Wisconsin Supper Clubs with Ron Faiola

There’s something about a supper club, from their ubiquitous relish platters to their hearty menus, old-fashioned cocktails, and gracious hospitality. They are an iconic part of Wisconsin food culture. But where did the idea for a club dinner come from? Why has the concept resonated so much in Wisconsin? Which …

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