Off Base: A bevy of bad Brewers bobbleheads

People love bobbleheads. The Milwaukee Brewers were among the first teams in Major League Baseball to realize that an oversized, spring-mounted head propped atop a tiny body translated into butts in seats. For ...

Milwaukee Record’s Summerfest guide…guide

It’s here. After 50-plus weeks away from the lakefront, Summerfest has returned. By now, you’ve already figured out the performers you’re absolutely going to see, and committed those stages and set times to mem...

Milwaukee Record’s Summerfest survival tips

Face it, Summerfest can be expensive and annoying. Short of avoiding it altogether, there’s no hope of fully evading the soul-dulling pang that flanks the (arguably) worthwhile enjoyment the massive Milwaukee f...

Tracklist: 11+ shows taking on Summerfest

Like most Milwaukeeans, we have a love-hate relationship with Summerfest. We love the immense assemblage of national and local talent the Big Gig brings, the exponential rise in our PizzaCone consumption, the f...

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...

Tony Memmel to compete in VH1 contest

Star-making television contests are far from guarantees of fame and fortune for the winning musicians—just ask American Idol champs Fantasia Barrino, Ruben Studdard, and Lee DeWyze; or Making The Band participa...

Lakeshore Chinooks season preview

It’s safe to say that baseball season is in full swing. The Brewers are about a third of the way through the year. Rickie Weeks has already experienced his hot streak that inevitably precedes his season-ending ...