Today we have a blog post from Shorewest agent Pat Tasker on a great event — Doors Open Milwaukee. Read the post below and check out her blog Suburbs of Greater Milwaukee. – Have you ever wondered just what’s inside the Rockwell Clock Tower, below the decks of the Dennis Sullivan Schooner, what’s in the [...]
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Guest Blogger: Sneak Peak Behind Milwaukee’s Normally Closed Doors
Watertown’s 26th Annual Riverfest – August 9-12
Watertown is hosting its annual Riverfest and is celebrating 26 years of rides, fireworks, various attractions and delicious food. Located at Riverside Park in Watertown, Wisconsin, there is plenty of fun to be had all throughout the weekend. Some of the special roving acts this year include a profession chalk artist, mime, magician, fire swallower [...]
57 New Foods at the Wisconsin State Fair
Wisconsin State Fair starts today — Thursday, August 2 — and one of the first things people ask about is what’s new on the fair menu this year. Past years have featured food hybrids such as chocolate dipped bacon and cheeseburgers with a Krispy Kreme doughnut bun. Some of the more buzz-worthy food items include [...]
Free Summer Concerts Series – July 2012
Summer is in full swing, and it’s a great time to enjoy outdoor summer concerts. Here’s a great list of the different venues offering free live music throughout the week.
Milwaukee County Parks – What Is New This Summer?
Milwaukee County Parks have always had lots to offer, and this year there is a refreshing addition at Estabrook Park near Shorewood. An old fashioned German Biergarten has opened, operated by Hans Wisgerber III, owner of the Old German Beer Hall downtown! Beer Gardens were a popular community gathering space in Milwaukee parks in the [...]
MIAD Student Alumni Art Sale, October 20-22 / Gallery Night and Day Oct. 21-22
I know I have written about the Gallery Night and Day activities in the Third Ward, but I don’t believe I have mentioned the MIAD Student Alumni Art Sale, which takes place the same weekend. I became aware of it last year, and I’m not sure if that was the first year or not. It [...]
Beer Weekend-Oktoberfests in Milwaukee
Whether its Laverne & Shirley working at the brewery, the Hamms bear at the land of sky blue waters, or the argument of “tastes great – less filling,” beer definitely has a deep rooted history in Milwaukee! This weekend, Oktoberfests in Milwaukee won’t be too hard to find or celebrate! There are several different Oktoberfest [...]
Menomonee Falls Safety Fair 2011 This Saturday!!
The Village of Menomonee Falls will hold its Annual Falls Safety Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m on Saturday, September 10. The Safety Fair will take place at the Menomonee Falls High School, located at W142N8101 Merrimac Drive in Menomonee Falls. The Fair will include Fire Apparatus displays, Police displays, games, Sesame Street Puppet [...]
Menomonee Falls Independence Day Events 2011
The Village of Menomonee Falls will be celebrating Independence Day with a parade and fireworks on July 3, 2011. The parade will begin at 7 p.m. at the intersections of Elm Lane and Appleton Avenue. Parade participants will head east down Appleton Avenue to Woosencraft Drive. The parade is a pretty big event in Menomonee [...]
“Must Have,” “Must See,” “Must Do” for Summerfest
I was talking to my coworker, Kenna, yesterday and we were discussing going to Summerfest. I told her I had the “to do” list… “Must have,” “Must See,” “Must Do.” Anyone who has ever been there can understand what I’m saying… What does your list consist of? Mine? Well… “Must Have:” I gotta have several of the [...]