Four Innovative Ideas to Give Your Space a Whole New Feel in 2018

When it comes to the impact fashion has on our lives, Donatella Versace may have said it best. “Fashion is about dreaming and making other people dream,” says the well-known Italian fashion designer. And while some of that may start on the runway, so much more of it happens in our daily lives. Fashion is […]

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Neighborhood Spotlight: The Milwaukee Streetcar System Gains Momentum

It is no secret that there has been some serious frustration involved. Headaches and traffic jams have been attributed to it. And it’s nowhere near finished. There are a lot of mixed emotions and question marks surrounding the development of the Milwaukee Streetcar system. But if you ask Briana Tucker, most of that can be […]

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Tips and Tricks to Make Those New Year’s Resolutions Stick

It’s happened to the best of us. Or at least it’s happened to the roughly 41 percent of Americans who routinely set new year’s resolutions. We go into it strong. We are going to lose weight. Work out more. Eat better. Save more money. Change the world one day at a time. That’s the good […]

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Three Sensational Staycation Ideas Near Milwaukee

Explore Lambeau Field on a day trip to Green Bay. Take a dip at a pool at a world-class resort in Wisconsin Dells. Or enjoy the sights Milwaukee itself has to offer. The week between Christmas and New Year’s is a busy one, as people spend time with their friends and reconnect with family. Whether […]

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The Three Best Places to See Holiday Lights in Milwaukee

It doesn’t matter if you’re four or 84, there’s just something magical about holiday lights. And there is no shortage of them in the Milwaukee area, where Holiday Lights are almost as big a deal as beer. Almost. From the lights in the streets to the decor throughout the city, downtown Milwaukee is something to […]

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Small Business Spotlight: Asili Naturals in Milwaukee

When it comes to skincare, one local business owner believes wholeheartedly in getting back to basics. Based in Milwaukee, Asili Naturals was created to offer a local source for homemade skin care products. The name shares Swahili synonyms like origin and nature. “Like anyone else, I used to buy skin care products from department and […]

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Celebrate National Cookie Day with a Free Cookie from Insomnia Cookies

Asking someone who works for a beloved cookie company to identify the most favorite cookie they offer is almost as difficult as actually picking which cookie to try. At least that’s the opinion of Courtney Lodge, senior marketing manager for Insomnia Cookies, 1804 E. North Ave. “Guests seem to love mixing and matching our flavors […]

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Brunch Spotlight: DiModa Pizza & Hotspot on Milwaukee’s East Side

One of the most common observations made by patrons of DiModa Pizza & Hotspot in Milwaukee probably comes as no surprise to anyone. “People love the food almost as much as the atmosphere,” said Lyn Evans, community relations coordinator for Wild Planet Hospitality Group. Wild Planet, which is the parent company of DiModa  and bought […]

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River House Cares: Ways to Give Back in Milwaukee This Holiday Season

Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. That’s the opinion of beloved American author Melody Beattie, and the staff at River House tends to agree. “We at River House celebrate the building of community and giving back,” said Alexis Luedtke, property manager of River House. “It […]

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Martial Arts for a Cause: Local Club seeks to raise awareness, funds for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Never heard of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Chances are you’re not alone. That is among the reasons why the Marquette University Jiu-Jitsu Club has teamed up with BJJ 4 Change. The duo will host, film, and broadcast a BJJ Micro Tournament right here in River House’s backyard on Saturday, Nov. 18. “Jiu-Jitsu Micro-Events, such as this, have […]

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