The Blog

 

Our blog is a digital compass that guides you through the experiences, stories, and insights that make Milwaukee truly special. With every post, we invite you to explore the hidden gems that await your discovery, immerse yourself in the local culture, and embark on virtual journeys that spark your wanderlust. Whether you're planning your next adventure, seeking insider tips, or simply indulging in armchair exploration, let us inspire, inform, and ignite your curiosity. Start exploring now and dive into a world of endless possibilities. 

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The secret is out. Milwaukee has emerged as one of the hottest travel destinations in the U.S., earning recognition from renowned sources like Condé Nast Traveler, Lonely Planet and Airbnb. Once known for its strong brewing tradition and affinity for cheese curds, the city is now turning heads for…

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Q&A with Good Things Brewing's Shari Black

Featured in episode one of Good Things Brewing Season 2, Shari Black serves as the Executive Director and CEO of Wisconsin State Fair Park. Her career began at the Waukesha County Fair, where she worked for 20 years, including 15 as Executive Director. In 2016, she transitioned to State Fair Park…

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Q&A with David Caruso, Host of "Good Things Brewing"

Lifelong Milwaukeean David Caruso knows a thing or two about the city’s most popular haunts and hidden gems. After a year of uncovering why the Cream City holds a special place in the hearts of some of Milwaukee’s most fascinating residents, the spotlight now swivels to David to share what makes…

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Vel R. Phillips Centennial Celebration

Vel R. Phillips Throughout her life, Velvalea “Vel” Hortense Rodgers Phillips broke countless barriers. She became the state's first African American judge in 1971 and the first African American woman elected to statewide office as the Secretary of State of Wisconsin in 1978. Her work throughout our…

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Just Dropped: VISIT Milwaukee's 2024 Official Visitors Guide

The moment you’ve all been waiting for, the 2024 Official Visitors Guide has officially arrived! VISIT Milwaukee’s most popular publication, the guide showcases the very best of the Fresh Coast. From the most mouthwatering, delectable, award-winning dining to a romantic day away in the Cream City…

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Q&A with Good Things Brewing's Cecelia Gore

Featured in episode one of the second season of Good Things Brewing, Cecelia Gore is a powerhouse Milwaukeean working every day to make our city a better place to live, work and play. Gore is the Executive Director of Brewers Community Foundation, the charitable arm of Milwaukee Brewers Baseball…

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Q&A with Chef and Bravo's Top Chef Contestant Dan Jacobs

Dan Jacobs, a Chicago native who has lived in Milwaukee since 2011, is a chef who stays true to his Midwestern roots while incorporating the global culinary influence he has sought out all his life. He is now the co-owner and chef of DanDan and Esterv, two award-winning, Milwaukee favorites…

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'Top Chef' Announces Premiere Dates for Season 21 in Wisconsin

Bravo’s “Top Chef” serves up new flavors this season when host Kristen Kish joins head judge Tom Colicchio and perennial judge Gail Simmons at the judges’ table as they head to the Midwest to call Wisconsin home. Season 21 premieres Wednesday, March 20 on Bravo with an entire season of supersized…

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New Kids on the Block

A hub for culinary creativity and innovative chefs, Milwaukee is positively bursting with new local flavors. Spanning cultures and cuisines, let your taste buds be your guide at these new Cream City restaurants. Dining While exploring the Historic Third Ward, The Edison is a can't-miss spot for…

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Romantically MKE

Whether it’s your first date or your thousandth, there are countless ways to sweep your partner off their feet in Milwaukee. Under The Stars Take a stroll hand in hand on the RiverWalk to Vault. The premier cocktail and raw bar is located in the heart of downtown and rests high in the sky, 50…

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