Community Spotlight: The Best Spots to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Milwaukee

It isn’t often that Cinco de Mayo happens to fall on the same day as the Kentucky Derby. Yet that is what we all have to look forward to on Saturday, May 5. From fancy dress, humongous hats and Mint Juleps to nacho bars and some of the best margaritas in Milwaukee, May 5 is […]

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Small Business Spotlight: Nimble Coffee Bar

It’s a moment we all know very well. At least those of us who love coffee. Warm or cold, the moment that beverage works its way through our tired selves is magic. We are restored. Lisa Vaccarello has seen many of those moments in her life, and has made it her life’s mission to make […]

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Your Milwaukee: Happy 414 Day from River House

The crowd that filled the lounge spaces throughout River House on Milwaukee Day was fairly opinionated about what makes Milwaukee great. “Beer and cheese!” they shouted, as they noshed away on classic breakfast dishes and sipped Bloody Marys in celebration of 414 Day.  River House celebrated everything Milwaukee on April 14 (4.14), a day that […]

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Small Business Spotlight: Invivo Wellness

Wellness is about more than eating right and working out. It’s a state of mind. It’s a way of life. That’s the perspective of the staff at Invivo Wellness, a beautiful urban wellness center that overlooks the Milwaukee River. Located at 2060 N. Humboldt Ave., Invivo was founded on the principle that fitness and wellness […]

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Spring 2018 Update on The Milwaukee Streetcar Project

It was a big week for the Milwaukee Streetcar Project, as the first new 67-foot-long streetcar arrived from Pennsylvania on March 26. Local news media reported Mayor Tom Barrett’s enthusiasm as he called the car’s arrival “a significant step forward.” It was the first of five streetcars scheduled to arrive this year, and passengers should […]

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Four Things that Take Tailgating at Miller Park in Milwaukee to a Whole Other Level

It doesn’t matter if there are record highs and sunny skies or it’s freezing cold and snowing in early April. Spring in Wisconsin means something pretty special to thousands of baseball fans: Opening Day at Miller Park. While it’s a bummer that the season opener isn’t always a home game, that never stops the loyal […]

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Feeling Lucky: A Guide to Irish Pubs in Downtown Milwaukee

The luck of the Irish will be found all over southeastern Wisconsin this weekend. From corned beef and cabbage to Irish coffee and the best Irish whiskey drinks in town, downtown Milwaukee is the place to be on St. Patrick’s Day. Options abound, including many that are walkable from apartment communities like River House, where […]

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Milwaukee Un-Leashed: A Guide to Dog-Friendly Places in Milwaukee

He’s the happy greeter at the door when you get home from work. She’s your favorite pal to watch the latest episode of Scandal with. You share your home, your heart and your life with them. Dogs. From the ground up, they’re pretty special little (or large) creatures. No matter the breed, each and every […]

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Milwaukee Talks: Getting to know local makeup mogul Shalisa Elizabeth

No two days are ever the same in the life of Shalisa Elizabeth. A budding talent and visionary in the makeup industry, Shalisa has perfected her craft on celebrities, magazine shoots, and regular women alike. And that’s how she likes it. “I really believe that natural beauty can be enhanced by using makeup, but ultimately, […]

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Milwaukee Talks: Getting to know the woman behind Milwaukee Home

From the music venues to the restaurants, down to the unique DNA of every neighborhood: the people. This is what makes Milwaukee Home. That is how Milwaukee Home founder Melissa Thornton describes how the business came to be. Well, that and that it all happened by accident. Thornton came up with the design in 2011 […]

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