Chris Chuzles breathes new life into Hot Coffin

This time last year, Chris Chuzles (second from left) was preparing to say goodbye to Disguised As Birds, the decade-old Milwaukee rock band he fronted. Not longer after the release of the band's outstanding sw...

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...

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...

Allison Dunne preps for Nick Thune opening slot

Having just celebrated her one-year anniversary doing comedy, Allison Dunne has accomplished quite a lot in a short time. With her ability to fearlessly tackle heavy topics in a lighthearted way, she’s quickly ...

First Impression: Tuk’s Thai Kitchen

The foodist winds of fate have not blown kind on the corner building at 1000 E. Locust Street. Native Riverwesterners scoff at the patchy history, and inactive Facebook pages whisper of yesterday’s discarded cr...

Defying “Dirty Dining” at No. 1 Chinese

By the time you finish reading this sentence, you will have ingested 20 milligrams of fecal matter. Okay, maybe that’s not accurate (THAT’S A HARD MAYBE!), but there’s no denying that most of us consume some pr...

Off Base: The worst of the Brewers team store

The Milwaukee Brewers are an altogether awesome organization. Miller Park is among the least expensive ballparks to see a Major League game. Even if fans don’t bring in their own food or plastic bottle non-alco...