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. 

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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Groundhog Day in Milwaukee Itinerary

Okay, campers, rise and shine! Put on your booties because it’s cooold out there. That’s right, it’s Groundhog Day! A magnificent holiday where we look to the largest species of ground squirrel to predict our future. Celebrating the midway point between the winter solstice and the vernal equinox, we…

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Milwaukee's Jerk Chicken Trail

Variety is the spice of life, as the old saying goes, and lucky for you, Milwaukee’s jerk chicken scene has plenty of variety and spice. Some journeys are their own reward. This one just so happens to be paved with mouthwatering jerk chicken. Your delectable adventure awaits! Begin your chase for…

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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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