This summer we don't get to head out and explore all the things that make Milwaukee great, but that doesn't mean we can't spend some time learning about all the things that help make this a place we love to live. Reading books about Milwaukee and Wisconsin are a great way to expand your appreciation for your home while expanding your knowledge. No matter what subject matter you love - from history to food to sports - there's a book on this list that you'll love. … [Read more...] about Explore your hometown without ever leaving the house by reading these books all about Milwaukee
Archives for July 2020
When Estabrook Beer Garden opened back in 2012, it was America's first public beer garden since Prohibition. The proposition proved to be so popular that their idea has been replicated in more than a dozen different ways around the city. While these outdoor gathering places have been a great place to hang out in years' past, they're proving to be the perfect place for people to get out of the house while still keeping their distance. Gardens around the city have … [Read more...] about Raise a glass to summer at these Milwaukee Beer Gardens
Milwaukeeans love a good deal and we've got “a whopper” of one for you. Burger King is letting hungry bargain hunters decide how to devour its ever-changing “twofer” promo. For a limited time, the burger chain is offering a Mix n’ Match deal — get two select menu items for just $5. You must purchase two items to get the discounted price. (Otherwise, pay full-price for just one.) With some of the items costing around $5 each at regular price, customers are … [Read more...] about Get 2 for $5 Mix n’ Match deal at Burger King
If you're starting to get a bit stir-crazy indoors this summer, there are plenty of Milwaukee-area spots where you can enjoy the great outdoors while keeping appropriate distance. These spots are a perfect place for you and your family to explore the woods and they offer paths that are friendly to short legs and attention spans. You and your family will love the fresh air and chance to spend some time together in a whole new setting. There are by far … [Read more...] about Take a hike at these family-friendly Milwaukee spots
Free Comic Book Day is usually a fun day in Milwaukee where the half-dozen local comic shops hold events and welcome in new and veteran comic book readers to celebrate the genre. The day usually takes place in May, but obviously not much this year has been usual. Every super hero knows that plans change in a flash. This year comic book stores are celebrating FREE Comic Book Summer. The extension allows for the accommodation of social-distancing and store capacity … [Read more...] about Holy Canoli, Batman! Milwaukee comic book stores will celebrate Free Comic Book Summer!
One of the best parts of summer in Milwaukee is the bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables that we have access to thanks to our proximity to so much farmland. Shopping at farmer's markets looks different in 2020, but there are still plenty of markets happening every week where you can shop in a careful, distant manner and still provide your family with fresh, locally-produced food. While in year's past, a trip to the farmer's market may have been a family affair … [Read more...] about How to shop Milwaukee-area farmer’s markets in 2020