The Frying Dutchmen prepares for takeoff

//Tonight, The Frying Dutchmen will hit the road for the first time. Though tonight's soft opening outside Blackbird Bar will be the food truck's first time feeding the general public, the inaugural journe...

Label of love: Dusty Medical Records turns 10

These days, it takes little more than a name, some MP3 files, and a Bandcamp page to have a record label. With more bands than ever and less financial at risk in an exceedingly digital modern music landscape, i...

First Impression: Amilinda

For every thousand or so of the soulless calorie dispensaries that make up the corporeal restaurant world, there’s at least one Amilinda (315 E Wisconsin Ave., 414-369-3683): an ephemeral kitchen presence, lurk...

Breadfest 2015: A day-by-day recap

We’d start this piece with a hearty bread-related joke of some kind, but the singers of the various bands that performed at the third annual Breadfest already cracked every possible one. A less expansive affair...

First Impression: La Masa Empanada Bar

Last Saturday, as thousands of people were enjoying music, beverages, BMX demonstrations, and seeing The Lizard Guy in his natural habitat at the Brady Street Festival, one business was celebrating its soft ope...

Dummerfest 2015’s most memorable moments

On Saturday, as many Milwaukeeans were enjoying the Summer Soulstice music festival, seeing bands at Lakefront Festival Of The Arts, or experiencing any of the other events happening within city lines on the pa...

Nathan Timmel turns loneliness into literature

Back in December, we introduced you to Johnny Beehner, a Milwaukee based stand-up comedian who makes a living in comedy clubs throughout the U.S. and Canada. Like Beehner, Iowa City-based career comic Nathan Ti...

First Impression: Strada Pizza

For whatever reason, the piece of property at the bustling corner of Lincoln and Howell Avenues has been known to attract a particular type of business: Mexican restaurants. After serving as Taqueria Azteca's b...