How do you make a 44-year-old animatronic rodent attractive to today’s children?

Chuck E. Cheese has seen a lot in 44 years. The rodent namesake of America’s premier children’s entertainment center and pizza chain has seen generations grow, gaming trends evolve, and video games move from the arcade to the home. He’s even seen his own image change, from a rat at …

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When and where to watch Christmas movies in Milwaukee theaters

Another sign that things are returning to normal: Milwaukee cinemas are hitting the shelves with classic Christmas movies. Not as much as before the COVID-19 pandemic, of course. Two regular attendees of the holiday films, the Rosebud and Times theaters of the Neighborhood Theater Group, have yet to reopen since …

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5 things to know about Wisconsin men’s hockey games against Clarkson | Wisconsin Badger Hockey

Wisconsin forward Carson Bantle (21) and teammate Jesper Peltonen (14) celebrate the Badgers’ 4-3 overtime win over Minnesota with goaltender Jared Moe (35) on November 5. KAYLA WOLF, STATE JOURNAL ARCHIVES Todd D. Milewski | Wisconsin State Journal After appearing in eight of their last 10 road games – and …

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Jim Polzin: Five Things Wisconsin Sports Fans Should Be Thankful For | College football

All of this and Antetokounmpo rightfully seems like a great guy, a role model to idolize for kids around the world. There are still more than five weeks to go in 2021, so I’m hesitant to say it’s quote of the year, but Antetokounmpo’s response to a question about his …

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Bucks beat Pistons for 12th consecutive time with 114-93 win

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 33 points, Bobby Portis added 28 and the Milwaukee Bucks continued their dominance over the Detroit Pistons with a 114-93 victory on Wednesday night. It was Milwaukee’s fifth consecutive win overall and 12th in a row against Detroit, dating back to 2018. It marks …

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Sustainability is central to the City of Milwaukee’s operations

It’s crucial for government entities to have a stand-alone sustainability office, says Erick Shambanger, director of environmental sustainability for Milwaukee, where he heads the Environmental Collaboration Office (ECO). He adds that it’s important to have sustainability champions spread across municipal government with whom administrators can collaborate on key issues. “The …

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Who Were the Victims of the Wisconsin Christmas Parade Tragedy? – NBC Chicago

Six people have died after a vehicle passed through a crowd at a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin over the weekend, turning a joyful holiday-filled afternoon into instant tragedy. The victims, aged 8 to 81, include a child, a man and four women, according to Waukesha officials. More than 40 …

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Milwaukee Bucks vs Detroit Pistons 11/24/21 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds »Sports Chat Place

Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports The Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Fiserv Forum. The Detroit Pistons are looking to end a three-game losing streak. The Milwaukee Bucks are looking to build on their four-game winning streak. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 99.6 points …

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“Don the Barber” also cooks; opens take-out stadium on Monroe Street | Restaurants

The restaurant also serves chicken wings, chicken sandwiches, shrimp po ‘boys, cheese curds, fries and onion rings. Part of his motivation for opening the restaurant, he said, is that other than Mickie’s Dairy Bar, there aren’t many places near his store to get food. “So, I was like, well, I’m …

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The Milwaukee Dancing Grannies have long brought joy to parades. Now they’re crying over the Wisconsin incident

The deceased grannies “were extremely passionate,” the post said. “Their eyes were shining … the joy of being a grandmother. They were the glue … held us together.” For one thing, they’re probably not your grandmother’s grandmothers. The Milwaukee Dancing Grannies have been bringing joy to the Wisconsin Memorial Day …

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