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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Q&A with Chef and Bravo's "Top Chef" Guest Judge Dane Baldwin

Dane Baldwin is the chef and owner of The Diplomat in Milwaukee's Lower East Side neighborhood, and the 2022 James Beard Foundation's Best Chef in the Midwest. Bringing approachable American fare with flare, Baldwin shares his thoughts on what makes the city's culinary landscape so unique…

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Easter in Milwaukee 2024

Hop-hop hooray! Spring has sprung, and Easter is just a week away! The most egg-centric holiday of the year, Easter is the perfect opportunity to get together with family, enjoy everyone's favorite hybrid meal (brunch) and break out your pastel colors. With the holiday so close, quick like a bunny…

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Tosa Restaurant Week 2024

The Milwaukee area has grown into a foodie haven and one of the country’s premier culinary destinations. One of Eater’s hottest dining cities for 2024, Milwaukee was also recognized in 2023 as Midwest Living’s top culinary destination and will soon be featured prominently in “Top Chef” Season 21…

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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 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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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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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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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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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.