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. 

Sports Bar Day in Milwaukee: From MU to Green Bay

The Pack is back! After an unexpected offensive explosion from Jordan Love and a dynamic Green Bay Packers squad in a shocking Wild Card win over the Cowboys, the team is back in action on Saturday night, facing a familiar foe in the San Francisco 49ers. But, while Wisconsin’s NFL team doesn’t take…

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Harley-Davidson Homecoming Festival Announces 2024 Headliners

Harley-Davidson is ready to rev up another summer of roaring crowds, iconic performances and, of course, thousands of rumbling motorcycles during their annual celebration of the classic bike brand. Taking place July 25-28, the Harley-Davidson Homecoming Festival returns to Milwaukee for the second…

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8 Spots for Outdoor Winter Dining

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but dinner in your personal snow globe is sure delightful. Think your days of dining al fresco with the beautiful backdrop of nature are a distant summer dream? Think again! Chilly temps don’t slow down majestic rooftop sights and snowy landscape views. At…

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Milwaukee Museum Days Scavenger Hunt

Milwaukee Museum Days is right around the corner! In celebration of the city’s countless exceptional museums, from January 18 – 28, you can get discounts and deals on admission to 30 museums throughout the area. From a $15 ticket to the Harley-Davidson Museum and Milwaukee Public Museum to $5…

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5 Bobbleheads You Never Knew You Needed

A desktop staple, a key piece of any sports fan’s décor, an agreeable accomplice, the nodding ceramic figurines, known as bobbleheads, are an inseparable part of pop culture. From “The Office” to your office, bobbleheads offer a window into their owner's passions. While many feature sporting…

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A Day in MKE with Everywhere is Queer

Charlie Sprinkman is the founder and creator of Everywhere is Queer, a public resource (and searchable map) for the LGBTQIA2S+ and the ally community. Growing up in the Milwaukee area, Charlie has visited 41 states throughout the country, mapping queer businesses and safe places for members of the…

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What Milwaukee's Got in Store for 2024

3…2…1…Happy New Year! As we kick off a massive 2024 for Milwaukee, there’s no better time to spotlight some of the most exciting restaurants, developments and attractions on the horizon this year. The year of Milwaukee, 2024 is set to be one wild ride that will once again put the city in the…

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Milwaukee's Mocktail Makers

In Milwaukee, we are known for many things. Our brats, fish fries and cheese curds are the iconic culinary calling card of the Cream City. The brewing tradition and its continued legacy amongst the flourishing craft brewing scene have lent Milwaukee the title known far and wide as Brew City. And…

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Requiem for the Back Room @ Colectivo

Dearly beloved, we're gathered here today in remembrance of The Back Room @ Colectivo. As of 10:40 p.m. on December 15, the East Side venue is no more. And while it may be gone, it is anything but forgotten. On its final evening, The Back Room filled with the sounds of everything that made the…

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The Whimsical Posthumous Adventures of Byron Kilbourn

How one of the city's European founders returned to Milwaukee from beyond the grave. Truth is often stranger than fiction, but long-time VISIT Milwaukee volunteer Frank Matusinec has a tale to tell that borders on science fiction. At a volunteer appreciation event in the summer, the 25-year vet…

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