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An Insider’s Guide to Milwaukee

January 25, 2016 – 11:02 pm

If you know me well, you will know Milwaukee, Wisconsin is my favorite “big city” in America. It’s the city of neighborhoods, the city of festivals, and the city of beer. How can you go …

Geocaching GeoTour in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

May 7, 2013 – 6:44 pm
The Bronze Fonz

Earlier today the folks at VISIT Milwaukee announced the official launch of the new geocaching GeoTour titled “Discover Milwaukee’s Neighborhoods.” Timing the launch date with National Tourism Week—an event recognizing travel and tourism as one of America’s largest and …

Family-Friendly iPhone Travel Apps for Vacation Planning

June 8, 2010 – 7:05 pm
Madison Loves Kids

A new trend in family vacation planning is iPhone travel apps, or virtual travel guide books. Authored by area gurus, travel apps offer an in-depth look at a particular region or vacation destination. Apps are more content rich and interactive than traditional guide books, and bring the itinerary planning right along in the car with you.

The Safe House: Where 007’s Dine

April 27, 2010 – 4:01 pm

Without an address or any discernible clue* you are at the right location, The Safe House restaurant is one of Milwaukee’s top-secret spy finds. Located downtown near the Milwaukee river, the main entrance is down …

Milwaukee Family Friendly Fun

March 22, 2010 – 8:04 am
Visit Milwaukee

Sclemeel, schlemazel, hasenfeffer incorporated! Who out there doesn’t think of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and start humming tunes from Happy Days in their heads? Happy Days was primarily filmed in a brewery and a restaurant (with the greasy hair that made The Fonz, The Fonz!), and Milwaukee is still known for it’s brew and brat. Stoop down to about three feet tall, and you’ll be amazed to find Milwaukee has oh so much more!

Eat More Fish, Dance More Polka

March 21, 2010 – 7:35 am
Eat More Fish at the Lakefront Palm Garden

People in Wisconsin love fish. Fishing from piers, by boat, on the ice. With lakes Michigan and Superior forming two of its borders, you can hardly fault the fisherman. Every Friday night the Lakefront Palm Garden, smack in the middle of the Milwaukee’s very own Lakefront Brewery, welcomes throngs of fish-hungry families for some of the best fish fry Wisconsin has to offer.

Saluti Dalla Famiglia: Welcome to the Family

March 20, 2010 – 7:33 am
Throwing Pizzas at Palermo's Pizza (don't try this at home)

Located near Miller Park west of downtown, Palermo’s Pizza opened the doors to their new location in 2007. First-generation Italian American’s the Palermo family embodies an over forty year story of immigration, hard work, expansion, revolution, and now your grocery isle.

Miss Katie’s Diner

March 19, 2010 – 12:00 pm
Did the Fonz eat here?

About Miss Katie’s Diner in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, another food writer proclaimed, “Expect to find everything but the Fonz in this nostalgic greasy spoon.” I beg to differ. We found the Fonz, Marilyn, Elvis, and James …

Pipin’ Hot Pizza

January 27, 2010 – 12:34 pm
Organ Piper Pizza Milwaukee

Anyone new to Organ Piper Pizza in Brookfield, Wisconsin (Western Milwaukee Suburb) will notice two things right away…a full house and a smile on every face. It’s fun to watch them take it all in. The lights, the games, the crowd. And, then, the giant Wurlitzer pipe organ on the far side of the room. And by giant, I mean all-encompassing in a non-invasive way.