Haute Plates 

Utter gustatory satisfaction. These restaurants can offer it to you in 30 sensational ways.

Epidemic on the Down-Low
HIV is surging in a portion of the population that often lacks the means to fight the condition or to confront it publicly.

Gary’s Gospel
The Pabst Theater and its kin are the city’s holy grail of live music venues. Meet the intrepid evangelist commanding the Pabst pulpit.
The Velvet Underground
Despite the threats from animal rights groups, mink farming is a profitable business in rural Wisconsin, where ranches reach back generations.
Paper Chase
Milwaukee rolls out a remedy for mistaken parking tickets. But is it enough?
A Clean Fight
Unionized janitors go all-in against a prominent developer.
Faraway Places
How J.R.R. Tolkien’s manuscripts came to Milwaukee, and what they mean today.
Singing in the Rain
A band of a cappella aficionados turns a faux pas into a ringing success.
The Things
Grappling with stuff – lots of stuff – doesn’t have to erode your sanity.
Lip Service
Local makeup artists pick their favorite winter shades.
Born Again
The recently opened Bay View location of Well-Rounded Maternity Center represents a bump in the out-of-hospital birth trend.
Family Trees
Some Christmas hunting trips have nothing to do with the mall.
Season of Change
Sharon Hansen’s women’s choir will disband upon her retirement, but not before the group’s most ambitious season to date.
Point of View
The Ambassador
What Haitian native Samuel Dalembert thinks about when he’s not jogging across a basketball court in a Bucks jersey.