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...

2015 Midwest Gaming Classic announces dates

Since 2001, gamers, pinball nuts, tabletop competitors, and cosplayers alike have had an electronic oasis near Milwaukee each spring, as the Midwest Gaming Classic has taken root in a suburban hotel and become ...

Bar Rescue is rescuing another bar, Packy’s Pub

// Last week, SPIKE TV’s premier non-COPS-reality show Bar Rescue came to town and transformed Y-Not III into a ’70s themed Smirnoff cocktail emporium called “Nick’s House.” However, when a city has as many...

Christopher Schmidt finds growth in versatility

If Milwaukee's comedy scene was a baseball team, Christopher Schmidt would be the trusty utility man—able to be slotted anywhere in the batting order, moved virtually everywhere on the diamond, brought in cold ...

Let’s move Paul’s Video Arcade to Milwaukee

For approximately every 2,000 Kickstarter campaigns soliciting donations for things like launching a business specializing in artisan doilies or gloves with fucking can koozies velcroed to them, one or two camp...

First Impression: Cafe India

If the name of Milwaukee’s newest Indian restaurant sounds familiar, it should. Perhaps you noticed the Cafe India sign while gassing up at the Walker’s Point Mobil station. Maybe you even threw caution to the ...

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 ...