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Pair your cocktail with pears

Friday, September 19, 2014

The coming of fall is a bit easier to swallow with the wonderful shift in seasonal flavors. Ephemeral pears stand out, with their subtle flavor and intense juiciness. Chefs share their passions for pear cocktails with us.

Four Last Minute Labor Day Weekend Getaways

Monday, August 25, 2014

It’s not too late to get out of Chicago for the holiday this weekend.

World’s largest celebration of the Irish culture

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

It’s been called the world’s largest celebration of Irish culture, food and music and it takes place right across the big lake. August 14-17 they’re celebrating Irish Fest in downtown Milwaukee.

Harley-Davidson Museum

Monday, August 11, 2014

It’s the most popular tourist destination in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for good reason. The Harley-Davidson Museum is a place of interest for people that have never even considered sitting on a motorcycle.

Want to Experience Peace? Go Kayaking #visitmke

Thursday, August 07, 2014

I’m finding it quite odd that most of the things that are on my short list of things to get my adrenaline going, I usually end up doing because of this blog. Not because I plan for it, but because one day, someone emails me and says, “Hey, you want to go kayaking?” and before my conservative side can kick in, I reply with a resounding “YES,” and just like that, I’ve signed up to traverse a river in nothing but a plastic kayak, and the guidance of someone who has done this before. That’s how I found myself at the riverbank at the Milwaukee Kayak Company.

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German Cruise Ship Makes Second Stop in Milwaukee

Friday, October 17, 2014


For more information contact:

Theresa Nemetz, Owner
Milwaukee Food and City Tours
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Wendy Strong, Director of Public Relations
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German Cruise Ship Makes Second Stop in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE— (October 17, 2014)— After its first stop in Milwaukee on October 10th, German cruise ship MS Hamburg will drop anchor in the city once again on Sunday, October 19th.

Weighing in at almost 15,000 tons, the MS Hamburg was built in Germany in 1997 and accommodates 400 guests. The 16-night Great Lakes cruise sets sail in Montreal and goes on to Toronto, the Welland Canal/Niagara, Chicago, Milwaukee, Traverse City, Mackinac Island, Kingston and returns to Montreal.

Local tours organized by Milwaukee Food and City Tours include full-day and half-day bus trips touring the sights, some offering step-offs at attractions such as the Milwaukee Art Museum, Harley-Davidson Museum, City Hall, Mader’s and Old World Third Street, Pabst Mansion, Lakefront Brewery, Best Place, the Milwaukee Public Market and more.

About Milwaukee Food and City Tours
Milwaukee Food and City Tours offers an “Explore Milwaukee” sightseeing tour from May - October annually, which allows guests to hop-on and hop-off at any scheduled stop to visit Milwaukee’s most popular attractions. Participants have the option to join a fully-narrated 60 minute tour at any one of the four participating hotel pick-up points or catch the bus to their preferred destinations. The tour bus runs on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays throughout the summer between participating hotel pickup points and attraction drop-off locations. For more information about Milwaukee Food & City Tours visit

About VISIT Milwaukee
VISIT Milwaukee markets Greater Milwaukee to tourists, and convention and meeting planners, both nationally and internationally. VISIT Milwaukee has approximately 600 members, including hotels/motels, restaurants, attractions, services and area businesses. Total business sales related to tourism amounted to $4.62 billion in Greater Milwaukee in 2013and supported more than 48,500 local jobs. The City of Wauwatosa, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino and the Wisconsin Center District are strategic partners with VISIT Milwaukee, providing funding support for conventions and tourism programs.  For more information call 1-800-554-1448 or visit

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