New Kids in Town
What’s here and what’s hot right now. In our annual dining feature, we look at 25 new restaurants – casual ethnics, stylish high-enders and those seductive upscale chains.
By Ann Christenson
Everybody knows you can save big money at Menards. But the story of founder and CEO John Menard is a much hazier topic. Learn what it took for the 67-year-old entrepreneur and auto racing enthusiast to make Forbes’ list of the world’s billionaires.
By Mary Van de Kamp Nohl
The most well-to-do districts don’t necessarily have the best schools. Read about the surpring high- and low-performing districts in the area.
By Matthew Hrodey
Stories that get you thinking.
By Bruce Murphy
Feedback is a beautiful thing.
A queen worth rockabillions, emotionally loaded images, Wild Space in a wild space.
Is Northwestern Mutual committing mayhem? Also: the city’s literary lushness and an underground Nazi.
Band of Brothers
The Journal Sentinel’s high-profile hire.
African coffee, Irish moonshine, Carlos Santana’s guitar.
Made in the shade.
Where to Shop
From pampered pups to pretty painted purses.
The top returns on your remodeling investment.
Sports medicine gurus now say activity, not rest, may be the best way to heal an injury.
By Stefanie Ramp
Minneapolis has 57 museums. Weekend of culture, anyone?
By Mario Quadracci
What UW-Milwaukee’s changes to its theater program could mean for Milwaukee.
By Paul Kosidowski
Like a good friend, this handy resource will get you out of many a restaurant jam. Need a fish fry, brunch, steak joint or plate of pad thai?
Wake up and smell The Onion. How the satirical weekly newspaper blurred the line between real and fake.
By Bruce Murphy