Some places come and go, while some places become icons. Mandatory Milwaukee is all about the latter. Join us as we revisit beloved and well-worn local staples with fresh eyes, and explore how they might figure in the city’s future.
Summerfest. Is there anything more “mandatory” in Milwaukee, other than Milwaukee itself? (Your mileage may vary, of course.) Also: is there anything more written about in Milwaukee, other than maybe the streetcar or something? Probably not. So, as Summerfest 2018 continues through July 8, let’s take a look at some of the more notable and evergreen things we’ve written about The Big Gig in the past few years. (Oh, and happy Fourth of July, Milwaukee!)