August 2019

August 2019

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Get Away for a Day
Day trip! From football to art to farm-to-table restaurants, we’ve got 10 great destinations worth a (short) drive. 
By Milwaukee Magazine Staff  and Contributors

World of Wonder
Three contemporary photographers explore the essence of the landmark Wisconsin Dells. Paired with an illuminating introduction.
By Historian John Gurda

The Woodlands Prophet
Feeding the hungry, keeping kids on the right path and bridging racial divides is all in a day’s work for Andre Pirtle.
By Zach Brooke

Your 414

Sculpture Milwaukee
Meet the folks who turned the Chase Tower into the city’s biggest sculpture.
By Lindsey Anderson

MAM’s director talks with an artist who embodied the No Wave movement.
By Matt Hrodey

Culture Cosmos: August
What’s new at the Harley-Davidson Museum, the Milwaukee Comedy Festival and more.
By Milwaukee Magazine Staff

The Top 10
Dragons, dragon boats and August events worth draggin’ yourself to. 
By Milwaukee Magazine Staff

Make a bouquet with tips from Tosa’s Flower Lady. 
By Lindsey Anderson



The Big Story: Will Wisconsin Let Milwaukee Save Itself? 
Milwaukee County and its municipalities have long been hamstrung by Wisconsin’s unusual tax regime. Is a sales tax a viable solution?
By Matthew Piper

Development: Condo Shortage
Is Downtown’s condo shortage finally on the wane?By Matthew Piper



A Buzzy Breakfast
What we think of red-hot Uncle Wolfie’s Breakfast Tavern. 
By Ann Christenson

Ace in the Hole
Donut Monster’s pop-up pastries are more scrumptious than scary. 
By Ann Christenson

Clash of the Patties
Of these four restaurant happy hour burgers, which one is best? 
By Ann Christenson



“You can go to any spot, and that’s your spot, and people will be friendly to you.”
As told to Adam Rogan

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