Category Archives: Wisconsin

Guide to a historic Milwaukee neighborhood

Brewer’s Hill is a neighborhood in Milwaukee, Wisconsin located about a mile north of downtown.  It is named for the owners and workers at the local breweries especially Schlitz who used to live here. This is a neighborhood that has undergone a renaissance.  After the breweries left the neighborhood went downhill and in the 1960’s

Top romantic restaurants in Milwaukee

In a city where the beer flows like water and brats are a staple, romance can be difficult to find. Milwaukee has many hidden gems scattered throughout its charming neighborhoods and villages. Many of these restaurants are intimate, unique, and offer the perfect setting for a romantic date. You simply have to know where to

The best Pizzerias in Milwaukee Wi

Milwaukee’s Daily Magazine, “On Milwaukee”, has recently come up with a listing of the best pizza in the Milwaukee area. Pizza lovers have voted for Pizza Man at 1800 E North Ave as the winner of the best pizza for 2008. Milwaukee takes its pizza’s “seriously” and the same magazine reported that the Pizza Man restaurant

Volunteer in Milwaukee

Volunteering is a rewarding experience with many benefits. You are doing something that you can feel proud to do, as well as gain valuable work experience, and give back to those in your community. There are many different types of jobs available for those wishing to volunteer. As an added bonus, the work you perform on

Milwaukee Folk Festivals

Milwaukee loves festivals. Many of the events that draw visitors to this city are ethnic festivals that celebrate the food, art, music and history of cultures throughout the world. City planners have thoughtfully created the infrastructure to support these celebrations, including public transportation, easy access to the Maier Festival Grounds and, nearby, a glorious art museum designed by

Things to do in Milwaukees Historic third Ward

Milwaukee’s historic Third Ward is a downtown neighborhood originally settled by Irish immigrants, followed by a wave of Italian immigrants. In 1892 the original buildings were destroyed in a fire, but it was quickly rebuilt into a manufacturing and commerce. Its classic industrial structures have more recently been converted into housing and cultural sites. The

History of Summerfest in Milwaukee Wisconsin

If music is your cup of tea, then Summerfest is the field that grows it. Without a doubt, this 10-day music festival is the world’s largest. From rock legends Led Zeppelin in 1969 to country crooner Kenny Chesney announced for 2009, Summerfest fuses music and people in a bond that lasts a lifetime. THE EARLY

Milwaukee county parks offer many summer activities

Summer in Milwaukee is a delight because this is the place where parks and nature sanctuaries have activities fit for the hot season. Enjoying the warm summer season isn’t expensive, even when you decide to bring your friends or family along. Activities such as hiking, kayaking, boating, swimming, or simply nature tripping are some of the

Winter in Green Bay

Green Bay Wisconsin is the ideal retreat for wintertime lovers. In late November, the Broadway dazzles like a thousand diamonds sparkling beneath the moon with their annual Christmas lights display leading into the holidays. Moreover, aside from the traditional family day at Lambeau in October, our super bowl champions draw an abundance of Green Bay

An overview of the seasonal weather in Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee’s climate is very typical for much of the Midwest in the United States. Summers are warm and humid, and winters are cold and snowy. Even though the city’s temperatures are influenced by Lake Michigan, it nevertheless encounters warm summers that are stormy and cold winters that are snowy. The precipitation falls evenly year round, and it