Finding a Good Tennis Court

photo via John December In middle school and high school, I played tennis every.  single.  day.  And I’m pretty sure I wore one of those Tennis is Life t-shirts, too.  I loved it so much that it didn’t even feel like work or exercise.  Hearing the ping of a tennis ball being hit and the birds chirping in the nearby field was the soundtrack to my summer.  Sadly, I haven’t picked up my racket since college when I played intramural tennis at Marquette, so it’s time to get back out there.  And, since, Wimbledon is going on this week, I’ll have some good inspiration to...

Lake Life

  Photo by Adam Ryan Morris. This story appears in the June 2011 issue of Milwaukee Magazine.  CLICK HERE for a full gallery of images from this article! by Cristina Daglas Did you know there used to be a nude beach? Have you heard of The Challenge, an 87-foot schooner that sunk in Lake Michigan? And are you ready for some muscle men running around with 300-pound Atlas stones? (Is anyone?) Granted, this is an odd group of tidbits, but Milwaukee’s lakefront is exactly that – a pleasantly eccentric, often surprising collection of parks, trails and beaches, some smack...