Comedian Rita Landis makes up for lost time

In 1984, Rita Landis went to a ComedySportz show and vowed she'd one day be on stage. Thirty years later, she did. Now 54, the longtime comedy fan has taken the steps to make her improv aspirations a reality. S...

First Impression: Sabrosa Cafe & Gallery

Last August, Milwaukee learned that former Taqueria Aztec chef Francisco Sanchez and business partner Ruben Piirainen were planning to open a restaurant, cafe, and art gallery on Howell Avenue in the former sit...

A day-by-day Milwaukee guide to Mile Of Music

From August 3-6, close to 20 Milwaukee (or Milwaukee-adjacent) bands and solo artists will make the 100-mile trek north on US 41—or I-43, if they want to take the scenic route—to partake in the fifth annual Mil...

First Impression: DiModa Pizza & Hotspot

As Milwaukee struggled to keep pace with the steady stream of news regarding East Side bar and restaurant closings throughout 2016 and up until , the slow demise of Trocadero got sort of lost in the shuffle bac...

I’m Not A Pilot is breaking up

Somehow in all the Summerfest and Fourth of July-adjacent activity, we missed a bit of unfortunate news. Classically-influenced indie rock outfit I'm Not A Pilot will call it quits following a farewell show in ...

First Impression: Bowls Restaurant

Though it will always be among the few accessible luxuries of modern life, dining out comes with a certain level of acceptance and an inevitable amount of settling. With the decision to leave home or the workpl...