January 2020

January 2020

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Your Winter Playbook

Snow, cold and ice can present challenges or opportunities. We have dozens of ways to make the most of winter, Milwaukee-style.
By MilMag Staff and Contributors

A Family Affair

It’s nearly unprecedented, having two sets of siblings on a single NBA team. Two dramatically different flavors of brotherhood are driving  the Milwaukee Bucks’ run  for a title in 2020.
By Jake Malooley

Not Quite Normal

Edna and Henry Koenig loved birds so much they welcomed them into their house, flying free and perching wherever they wanted. But what happens when feathered friends pass away?
By Steve Hannah

YOUR 414

Dancing Queen

Over 50 years ago, Ferne Caulker founded a dance company showcasing the creativity of the African diaspora. She hasn’t stopped moving since.
By Lauren Warnecke

Reel Deal

Over 50 years ago, Ferne Caulker founded a dance company showcasing the creativity of the African diaspora. She hasn’t stopped moving since.
By Lindsey Anderson

Value Added

A local gallery is putting money into the pockets of the artists it works with, one coin at a time. 
By Lindsey Anderson

Go for the Goals

We’ve got high hopes for 2020!
By MilMag Staff

Culture Cosmos

A local artist reflects on her best year yet, we learn which zodiac signs throw the wildest parties, and more.
By MilMag Staff and Contributors


Ready to dive into a new year? Then check out the city’s annual polar plunge, plus nine other events going on around town.
By Lindsey Anderson 

Destination: Relaxation

Travel: Escape to one of these Wisconsin winter wonderlands; you’ll have plenty to do when you get there!
By Lindsey Anderson

Style: Getting Warmer

A local musician models how to stay warm when the weather turns cold.
By Lindsey Anderson


The Big Story: Executive Enigma

This spring, Milwaukee County will have a new county executive for the first time in nearly a decade. How well did we really know Chris Abele?
By Larry Sandler

Wild, Wild Westown

Development: A look inside the turnaround of Downtown’s Westown neighborhood
By Rich Rovito

That’s a Lot of Plowing

What’s it take to clear a snowy parking lot the size of Mayfair Mall’s? A lot of pushing power.
By Archer Parquette


Review: Ash on Fire

The hearth makes the menu sizzle at the Iron Horse Hotel’s Ash.
By Ann Christenson

About Arepas

The simple beauty of the Venezuelan arepa
By Ann Christenson

Designer Within Reach

See four of the restaurant interiors created by MKE’s Three Sixty.
By Jenna Kashou

Street Smart

Q&A: With the dynamo co-owner of Meat on the Street. Plus three Meat dishes you shouldn’t miss.
By Ann Christenson


Food tour guide Theresa Nemetz revels in the stories she’s able to share.
As told to Adam Rogan

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