A Milwaukee Day ode to Bob Uecker

This story was originally published in 2016.There's a picture, taken in 1964, of Bob Uecker playing a tuba. It's moments before the second game of the '64 World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and th...

A guide to Milwaukee Day 2022 events and deals

More than a decade ago, a group of friends realized Milwaukee’s 414 area code had a striking resemblance to the numerals in April 14 (or 4/14) and decided to turn that coincidence into a full-blown local holida...

The 8 other flags on Milwaukee’s flag, ranked

Today is Milwaukee Day. Since the civic celebration's unlikely origins approximately 12 years ago, the local holiday has given Milwaukee natives, Milwaukee residents, Milwaukee expats, and pretty much anyone el...

Mandatory Milwaukee: Milwaukee Day!

broadstreet.zone(77472); 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 exp...

A guide to Milwaukee Day 2019 events and deals

About a decade ago, a group of friends realized Milwaukee’s 414 area code had a striking resemblance to the numerals in April 14 (or 4/14) and decided to turn that coincidence into a full-blown local holiday. S...

Other April 14 holidays, ranked

Most of us would agree that tomorrow is April 14. Here in Milwaukee, many of us know it and celebrate it as "Milwaukee Day." For nearly 10 years now, locals have marked this area code-based and Jeopardy!-recogn...