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Kelly’s Dugout Opening on Layton Avenue

The Vecitis family is no stranger to the bar business. They own DugOut 54, Lucky Chucky’s (formerly known as the Lakeside Supper Club & Lounge), Cleveland Pub and two locations of Kelly’s Bleachers (one in Wind Lake and one in Big Bend). They opened or operated, but no longer own, bars such as the Kelly’s Bleachers in Story Hill and the former Irish Rec Room.
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Greater Milwaukee Today

McDonald’s, Marines join forces to support Pearson family

WEST BEND — Through Aug. 6, McDonald’s restaurants throughout Washington County and the U.S. Marines of Washington County will work together to raise money for the Pearson family who experienced the loss of both parents within the span of 18 months. McDonald’s, owned and operated by Kilian Management Services, will...
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First Deer District Night Market Draws Businesses, Crowds Downtown

The first Deer District Market Wednesday evening drew crowds and dozens of vendors downtown to the area around Fiserv Forum. The market's organizer said he hopes the crowds will grow even as the Bucks championship energy wears off. Attendees said, for now, there's still plenty of excitement to go around.
Slinger, WIFOX6Now.com Milwaukee

Slinger therapeutic horsemanship program benefits all ages

SLINGER, Wis. - A church in Slinger has opened its ranch to the community in a unique way. Their new therapeutic horsemanship program benefits kids and adults in southeast Wisconsin. The Cedar Springs Church in Slinger has multiple community outreach programs, especially ones that benefit children with disabilities, like their...
Wisconsin StateOn Milwaukee

After 49 years, Rupena's prepares for final year at the State Fair

For nearly a half-century, the Rupena’s Pavilion has been a fixture at the Wisconsin State Fair. Located on the west side of Central Mall at the intersection of Central Avenue and Center Street, the location has been a meeting place for thousands of fair-goers, many of whom return year after year for Fair food favorites like stuffing balls, State Fair roasted chicken and their famous Hungarian sandwich slathered in super secret sour cream.
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Parks Planning Oak Leaf Trail Projects

Milwaukee County Parks has ideas for several improvements it would like to make to the Oak Leaf Trail Network, and they include fixing another sinkhole. The cash strapped parks department is always seeking new sources of revenue and struggles to fund even maintenance of the parks system. So it’s looking at a federal grant program aimed at reducing transportation related emissions called the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) grant to potentially make some investments and some repairs to the 130-mile Oak Leaf Trail network.
Milwaukee, WIBiz Times

Milwaukee Athletic Club names executive chef

With an end to its $62 million building renovation project in sight, the Milwaukee Athletic Club has named a new executive chef. Tom McGinty will lead culinary operations throughout the club's historic downtown Milwaukee building,…
West Bend, WIwashingtoncountyinsider.com

Butterfly Release 2021 at Cedar Community | By Carrie Sturn

West Bend, WI – Cedar Community residents will enjoy the 12th annual Butterfly Release and Celebration of Life this coming August. The event will take place in person for our residents and virtually for our friends and neighbors in the community. Cedar Community residents will again enjoy activities and crafts...
Milwaukee, WImilwaukeemag.com

Another New Airline Joins the Fleet at MKE Airport

Another airline is entering what is becoming a crowded Milwaukee air travel market. Contour Airlines has announced that it will begin nonstop service from Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport to Indianapolis International Airport and Pittsburgh International Airport starting on Oct. 12. Service from Milwaukee to Indianapolis will operate daily, while service...
Milwaukee, WIFOX6Now.com Milwaukee

Community park at Summerfest grounds confirms public access

MILWAUKEE - Due to popular demand, Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. on Thursday, July 29 announced public access to the new Northwestern Mutual Community Park through Aug. 8. The new park has proven popular with families – hosting thousands of children since opening in June. The hours through Aug. 8 will be noon to 4 p.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends.
Milwaukee, WIshepherdexpress.com

What’s New in Milwaukee Dining?

A new fine dining restaurant, Lupi & Iris, is scheduled to open in lower level of the 7Seventy7 building in downtown Milwaukee. Behind the venture is James Beard award-winner Adam Siegel, the former corporate chef for The Bartolotta Restaurants, and Michael DeMichele, a developer and architect. Lupi & Iris will feature French and Italian Riviera-inspired cuisine.
Wisconsin StateGreater Milwaukee Today

Shake Shack planning third Wisconsin location in Brookfield

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD — A growing restaurant concept described as a modern-day roadside burger stand could soon take the place of the former Perkins restaurant at Barker and Bluemound roads. Texas-based Hunter Development Group has announced plans of bringing a Shake Shack restaurant to the high-profile parcel, 585 N. Barker...
Woodland, WIWBAY Green Bay

Woodland Dunes cuts ribbon on nature center

As the pilot attempted an emergency landing in a field, the wheels dug into the mud. Other than some puffy clouds around for the rest of the day, it will be rather quiet. Crews are clearing trees from roads and downed power lines.
Milwaukee, WIFOX6Now.com Milwaukee

A taste of southern comfort is coming to Milwaukee

A taste of southern comfort is coming to Milwaukee. Tupelo Honey Southern Kitchen and Bar is set to open on Aug. 4. Executive chef and vice president of culinary, Eric Gabrynowicz, joins FOX6 WakeUp with what we can expect.
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The Milwaukee Art Museum is A Must-See Attraction

The Milwaukee Art Museum is one of the best I've ever visited when it comes to tourist attractions. The architecture makes you feel like you're going on a spaceship. Other museums have many great artworks when you're inside, but as far as the outside, there aren't many that can attract you as fast as this one.
Milwaukee, WIspectrumnews1.com

Order up: Deer District night market starts tonight

MILWAUKEE — The Deer DIstrict is about to get busier, but not because of a Bucks game. Fiserv Forum will add a new “Deer District Market” on July 28; it runs from July to September each year. The Deer District announced the new event on Twitter on July 13, and...