Ramie Makhlouf: From sports talk to stand-up

For thousands of listeners spread from Fond du Lac to Kenosha and all around metro Milwaukee, Ramie Makhlouf's voice is a part of the afternoon drive time commute, a trusted source of athletic information, and ...

A Monday in Cudahy: My third-shift bar crawl

There’s no getting around it: Cudahy is Milwaukee’s punching bag. If you live anywhere in southeastern Wisconsin, you’ve undoubtedly heard dozens of jokes, putdowns, and generalizations cast in the direction of...

Field Report goes all in on Marigolden

You could hear it from the chapel steps. As the volume of the acoustic guitar and the lone singer’s wavering, vulnerable voice subsided, it was overtaken with thunderous applause of close to 500 people seate...

Exclusive: Stream Wealthy Ghost’s EP, Cold Hands

Much like the catchall “indie rock” classification that’s often applied to bands on major labels that don’t play rock and roll, “bedroom pop” seems to be the sub-genre du jour to describe delicate, exposed sing...

Greg Bach makes up for lost stage time

Stand-up comedy is widely considered to be among the most difficult forms of entertainment to master. Like anything, the earlier one starts, the more lumps he or she can incur on the way to developing a set tha...

Bow and acknowledge Lorde Fredd33’s debut EP

Debut EP. Just one word and an abbreviation representing two other words can yield a myriad of listener outcomes. Sometimes, it's a one-and-done test of ultimately unkind waters before a half-hatched project...

Watch the second episode of The Jake Kornely Show

Pilot episodes have a tendency to suck. If suffering through last week’s Mulaney premiere wasn’t evidence enough on its own, there’s likely a Library Of Congress-sized collection of tapes, DVDs, and digital fil...

Tracklist: 8 questionable local rebrandings

Within the last two weeks, a pair of Milwaukee bars—Y-Not III and Packy’s Pub—have experienced extensive renovations and thematic overhauls as a result of Bar Rescue coming to town. Now known as Nick’s House an...

First Impression: District 14 Brewery & Pub

For every Milwaukee-area restaurant that promptly opens without warning or anticipation, approximately one dozen land nowhere near the neighborhood of their projected launch date. It’s not as much a Milwaukee-s...