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Milwaukee Holiday Markets 2023 Dec 04

Milwaukee Holiday Markets 2023

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Oh, there’s no place like Milwaukee for the holidays! Now that we’ve officially turned the calendar to December, it’s finally time to deck the halls with festive fun. Get in the holiday spirit and make the most magical time of the year just a little bit more…

Encore! Milwaukee Theater Week 2023 Nov 21
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Encore! Milwaukee Theater Week 2023

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Bravo! Encore, encore! The Milwaukee Theater District just dropped the curtain on the inaugural Milwaukee Theater Week, receiving a roaring success and a standing ovation. Miss out on the festivities? Well, we have your ticket to a recap of the week’s festivities! The week…

MKE Stops for Every Zodiac Sign Nov 07
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Are you looking for a sign to try something new in Milwaukee? Look no further! We put together an itinerary written in the stars with this go-to guide for the best thing to do around town according to each zodiac sign. Let your star sign guide you to your next destined favorite…

60 Ideas for Daylight Savings Nov 03
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Get ready to fall back into an extra hour this weekend! As we turn our clocks back and gain an extra hour early Sunday morning, we thought of 60 ideas to help you maximize those added 60 minutes around town in Milwaukee! 1. Grab a Coffee Or even have time to grab another at one…

Discover Bobby Portis' Favorite Hidden Gems Oct 26
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With the kick-off to the 2023-24 NBA season last night, few words can cause a stir of excitement quite like the phrase, “Bobby’s back.” That’s right, Bucks big man, fan favorite and Milwaukee’s Official Hype Man Bobby Portis is back and ready…

9 Dia de los Muertos Celebrations in Milwaukee 2023 Oct 25
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Saturday, October 28 This free festival at Forest Home Cemetery & Arboretum is the perfect family-friendly event to celebrate the traditions of Dia de los Muertos. Kick off the morning with one of the most unique runs in the city. The 5K run and Walk the route winds you…

7 Hauntingly Delicious Bloody Marys in Milwaukee Oct 19
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No one does Bloody Marys quite like Milwaukee, and what better way to celebrate the spooky season than with this hauntingly delicious drink? Forget the standard celery stick garnish! Here in the Bloody Mary Metropolis, you can feast on a complete meal from this iconic brunch…

Spooky Season in Milwaukee Oct 12

Spooky Season in Milwaukee

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Happy fall, y’all! The season for pumpkin spice, apple cider donuts and majestic displays of colorful foliage have finally arrived. But make no bones about it, October is the most ghoulish time of the year, spooky season is here. As your Halloween HQ, you can find endless…

World Migratory Bird Day 2023 Oct 10

World Migratory Bird Day 2023

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Caw-Cawling all bird-lovers! This weekend we celebrate World Migratory Bird Day. And, as we prepare to say a fond winter’s farewell to some of our fine feathered friends migrating south for the season, at locations throughout the area, you can take advantage of prime…

Top 10 Milwaukee Tailgating Tips Sep 22

Top 10 Milwaukee Tailgating Tips

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Baseball is the great American pastime. Home of the Brewers, Milwaukee has perfected the art of celebrating this quintessential experience with some good old-fashioned grilling and drinking. Follow this handy guide, and you’ll be ready to tailgate like a pro. 1. A Grill It…

12 Finger-Licking Locations for BBQ in MKE Sep 19
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Milwaukee stands alone as Brew City, the Custard Capital, the Bloody Mary Metropolis, Cheese Curd Kingdom and even the Bastion of Bratwurst, but you may not know that the Good Land is also an underrated Beacon of BBQ. Drawing inspiration from all over the country, MKE’s…

9 Great Slices of Pizza in Milwaukee Sep 15
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Enjoy a slice of life at Milwaukee pizzerias all over town. While the classic "Milwaukee-style pizza" features a delicate, cracker-like crust that's a perfect canvas for toppings, we’ve rounded up eight slices of thicker, chewier ‘za for a departure…

2023 Cultures and Communities Festival Sep 15
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Milwaukee Film’s Cultures and Communities Festival returns this fall. Now in its fourth year, this annual celebration of diversity, inclusivity and the rich tapestry of cultures that make Milwaukee one of National Geographic’s “Best of the World…

8 Cozy Fall Coffee Spots Sep 12

8 Cozy Fall Coffee Spots

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We’re ready to tackle fall head-on...armed with a pumpkin spice latte! As the weather gets cooler, and you’re ready to switch from iced to warm lattes, we’ve got you covered with all the best places to grab a cup o’ joe in Milwaukee. Anodyne has been a…

Celebrate Oktoberfest in Milwaukee 2023 Sep 11
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It may be September, but in the eyes of Märzen lovers, large pretzel enthusiasts and festival fans everywhere, Oktober is in the air. That’s right, Oktoberfest season is here! Over the next few months, the city’s rich German heritage and strong brewing…

The Best Milwaukee Hiking Trails for Every Kind of Hiker Sep 07
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If you’re visiting our city for the first time, you may be aware of our rich brewing tradition, you may have heard about our championship-caliber sports teams or planned a trip to one of our sensational top attractions. However, insiders have a secret: the Cream City is…

A Day of Play: Active Family Fun Sep 05
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So, the kids have more energy than you know what to do with. It's a good thing Milwaukee’s indoor and outdoor playgrounds are here to run, slide, bounce and climb to the rescue. Some even come with views that are bound to recharge those drained parental batteries. The…

Your Dream Three-Day Golf Getaway Aug 31
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So you’ve finally found a few days to spend on that long-awaited golf tour with your friends. Well, it turns out, there’s no better place to do it. Wisconsin, after all, is home to 10 of the 100 greatest public golf courses in Golf Digest’s 2023-2024…

End-of-Summer Family Fun Aug 29

End-of-Summer Family Fun

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Summer is winding to a close, and back-to-school is right around the corner, but there’s still plenty of time to soak up some family fun this summer before the first school bell rings! We’ve collected a list of activities to pack your day with fun for the whole…