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. 

414 Day in Milwaukee 2024

In Milwaukee, it’s all 4 1 and 1 4 all on 414 Day. A day mirroring the city’s area code (414), on April 14 every year, Milwaukee swells to a fever pitch in a grand celebration of local pride for everything that makes Milwaukee home. From live events to giveaways throughout the day, you can discover…

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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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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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60 Ideas for Daylight Savings

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 of Milwaukee’s many…

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7 Hauntingly Delicious Bloody Marys in Milwaukee

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 beverage. From mini…

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Celebrate Oktoberfest in Milwaukee 2023

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 tradition come together and culminate in dozens…

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16 Milwaukee Coffee & Beer Pairings

In Milwaukee, Brew City refers to so much more than the brewing roots that made the city famous. Beyond the beautiful golden suds is an entirely different type of brew, coffee. Throughout Milwaukee, coffee culture runs deep, with a love of java extending to every neighborhood across town. It’s easy…

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Milwaukee Serving Up Fond Memories of the Roadside Burger Stand

Despite an emerging foodie culture and welcoming new food concepts, the best burgers in Milwaukee are still discovered at local food stands. In an era of inventive food concepts and foodie culture, there’s still quite nothing like biting into a classic hamburger. The American staple is…

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Summer Savings Pass

Don’t miss out on Summer Savings at more than 60 local area businesses with the Summer Savings Pass presented by Potawatomi Casino | Hotel.

Art 64

Experience art outdoors June 7 & 8 at Discover Wauwatosa's ART 64, a free two-day bracket-style live performance painting tournament in the Village of Wauwatosa.