Coffee Wars

With major changes afoot at Alterra, other Milwaukee-bred coffee companies ready themselves for an opening. Step inside the city’s most visible drug war. Escobar’s got nothing on these guys.

Expect the Unexpected
By forging new alliances, Milwaukee’s artists are creating new shows. And a heady dose of audience anticipation.
Almost Famous
No Milwaukee musician can match Paul Cebar’s combination of longevity and connections. Maybe someday, he’ll match that combo with commercial success.
Meet the Press
From a visit to Woody Allen’s penthouse to a backstage exchange with Mick Jagger and a bodyguard-like act for Caroline Kennedy, Mike Drew spent a lifetime filling his journalistic notebook with eyewitness tales of the wildly famous. Here’s a peek inside.
The Fine Art of Style
Fall’s trends perfectly complement the advent of the art season.
Poll Stars
How a Milwaukee law school became a force in state elections
Student Bawdy
Known for hazing-like behavior, UWM’s student government has the stability of a failed state. But why?
The Bridges of Milwaukee County
What it costs to keep the city’s Downtown riverways navigable.
Commercial Success
A local artist is behind one of Crate & Barrel’s best-selling paintings.
Pocket Protector
A smartphone-sized ultrasound helps doctors treat veterans quicker and easier.
Pro Tips
Real estate experts spill the beans on what they’re buying in a buyer’s market.
Happy New Year
The start of school marks our true annual renaissance.
Ticket to the World
In its fourth edition, the Milwaukee Film Festival streamlines its vision.
Real Simple
Zak’s Cafe in Walker’s Point has built a following for cuisine that’s homey and down-to-earth but not dull.
Jersey Boys
Sports stars Ryan Braun and Aaron Rodgers lend their names to the new 8-twelve. An early look at the Brookfield restaurant aiming for A-list status.
Point of View
Chief Concerns
The accomplishment, challenges and many other issues facing our county court system, per a conversation with the judge himself.