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. 

St. Patrick’s Day in Milwaukee

Top 'o the morning to you! This St. Patrick's Day, find your pot of gold at the end of the rainbow in Milwaukee. From the hue of your favorite amber brew to a golden-brown pot of mouthwatering cheese curds, all signs point to the Brew City as your hub for this annual tradition. Celebrate the day…

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Q&A with Tenia Fisher of "Good Things Brewing"

Featured in Season 2 Episode 3 of "Good Things Brewing," Tenia Fisher is an accomplished educator, competitive runner, and advocate for social justice, health and wellness in her community. She is now the Health and Wellness Director for Social X and Co-founder of F.E.A.R. (Forget Everything and…

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New in MKE: Vivarium Music Venue

Vivarium is alive and thriving on Milwaukee's East Side. After a week of excitement featuring performances by Molly Grace, Wave Chapelle, The Wonderlands, Adorner and many more, the Pabst Theater Group's latest project has taken root to the glee of music lovers across the city. Turning a new leaf…

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Q&A with Shary Tran of "Good Things Brewing"

Featured in episode two of the second season of "Good Things Brewing," Shary Tran is an incredible advocate for DEI efforts in Milwaukee with over 27 years of experience in DEI leadership, which includes major organizations such as Generac, Amazon, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin…

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Q&A with Pete Cooney of "Good Things Brewing"

Featured in episode two of the second season of "Good Things Brewing," Pete Cooney is Milwaukee's foremost popsicle purveyor. Pete started pushing his pops in 2014, and it didn't take long for Pete's Pops to become a Milwaukee summer institution. You can find Pete's Pops' tasty treats from 15+ push…

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Q&A with Cecelia Gore of "Good Things Brewing"

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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Baird Center, Building More

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 Shari Black of "Good Things Brewing"

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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