First Impression: Cream City Swirl

Bay View is in the midst of a restaurant renaissance. The chunk of southeast Milwaukee—which already has such feathers as Odd Duck, Guanajuato, both DeMarinis, Palomino, Classic Slice, and Hué proudly stuck in ...

Milwaukee Bucks’ end is just the beginning

It was like the last days of Rome…if the empire’s decline featured a t-shirt bazooka, a senior citizen dance squad, and Dippin’ Dots kiosks.After a brutal 81-game stretch that already ensured the team would...

First Impression: Wild Bill’s Sports Saloon

Milwaukee’s south side isn’t for want when it comes to chain restaurants. The airport-adjacent slice of the city has no shortage of dining establishments to welcome visitors to town with a corporately standardi...

Joke Thief Night brings open mic to taboo places

In the world of stand-up comedy, there’s no worse crime than stealing another comedian’s material. Even the implied heist of another comic’s jokes has pretty much sunk Carlos Mencia (not that we’re complaining)...

Off Base: Putting down Hank The Dog

Don’t look now, but the 7-2 Milwaukee Brewers are currently in first place in the National League Central, and are tied with the Washington Nationals for the best record in all of baseball. While the team’s ret...

Chris Chuzles joins Hot Coffin

Lineup changes among bands aren’t all too uncommon an occurrence, but it’s worth noting the rare occasion that bands swap out a singer—especially when the new singer was the voice of an established Milwaukee ba...

First Impression: R&D Pub

What’s in a name? When it comes to the means of identifying an establishment that specializes in the sale of items customers ingest, quite a lot. An appetizing name is key. That failing, nomenclature that’s at ...

10 comedy shows for a sidesplitting spring

Congratulations! If you’re reading this, you somehow managed to make it through another winter. The season wasn’t without its casualties, though. If you’re anything like us, the seemingly unending cold snap lef...