Crowds squeezed into Colectivo on Humboldt, sipping coffee and listening to Florentine Opera musicians perform favorite holiday tunes. Morgan Langley listened in.
For the first time, the popular television show America’s Got Talent held auditions in Milwaukee. Michael Jung was there.
There was spirit in the air at the Wisconsin Center as more than 100 cheerleading teams competed at the Universal Cheer Association Milwaukee Championships. Anijah White reports.
The Milwaukee Press Club celebrated its 132nd Anniversary with the annual “Meet the Media” event. Guests ordered drinks from local media celebrity bartenders, networked and socialized. Carrie Mahone checked out the scene.
After a terrible hurricane season in the United States, Elite Sports club hosted a fundraiser event for relief efforts. Claudia Delgadillo reports.
Spring Creek Church produced “In a Galilee Far Far Away,” a children’s Christmas musical, for the holiday. Seth Dittmer was there.
The distinct sound of coins could be heard above the roar of the music, dancing and competition, as thousands of people gathered to celebrate the Hmong New Year at the State Fairgrounds in Milwaukee. ReAnna Oestreich was there.
Chicago’s Christkindlmarket has brought an international flair to the holiday season for over twenty years, with the majority of that time at Daley Plaza. Henry Morgan reports.
In a city that cherishes drinking as much as Milwaukee, performance spaces that include fans of all ages very rarely last. Freespace has organized 25 shows over the last three years with no sign of slowing down. Lauren Keene reports.
The end of the year is a generous time, and people will be making donations to many charities. One example is the Pinky Swear Foundation. Sydney Ewert has the story.
Families found a variety of gifts at Boerner Botanical Gardens during the annual holiday fair. Jared Cohen reports.
In StoryCorps style, journalism students recorded intimate interviews with friends and family over Thanksgiving weekend. Carrie Mahone talks with her mom, Nancy, about the journey leading them to getting their Yorkipoo, Blaze, and the fear of dogs her mom had to overcome. Justin Baier sat down with his mom late one night, […]
It’s senior year and the final semester for UWM student artist Erin Whitney. But, instead of living an apartment near campus with her friends celebrating her last year, she’s devoted it to living in Chai Point Senior Living in Milwaukee, where she teaches art to senior residents. Whitney is part of the Student Artist in […]
The large dim-lit atrium was filled with young and elderly clients, employees and the live entertainer for that day, Mr. Pickles. Mr. Pickles stood before the crowd in his green pants and neatly crafted, white double-buttoned shirt with a huge green pickle pasted on the upper right. As always, he was accompanied by his karaoke […]
Tipping their caps to iconic play-by-play announcer Bob Uecker, the Milwaukee Brewers offer $1 obstructed- view tickets at Miller Park. The cheap tix go on sale 90 minutes before first pitch, but fans start lining up early, sometimes even before the parking lot opens. Marty LeMense joined the crowd.
By 2030, 1 in 5 people in the United States will be over the age of 65, and the elderly population in Wisconsin is projected to grow by 33 percent, according to the US Census Bureau. A trans-generational program in Milwaukee is reaching out to seniors, providing transportation and companionship. Amanda Becker reports.
You can go home again, but should you? Over spring break, my Dad and I went back home to Michigan. We lived in Detroit during the ‘90s when I was a little kid, so we visited the old neighborhood. I sat down with my Dad to talk about how we got to Detroit in the first place, […]