July 2019

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The Ultimate Guide to Summer Dining
This indispensable and (we say!) indisputable resource will hook you up with just the eating and drinking vibe you’re looking for – from the ideal alfresco table to the most succulent street food.
By Ann Christenson

The Social Hour
Milwaukee has a long, vibrant history of socialism – a word that’s once again on political lips, as both epithet and ideal.
By Dan Simmons

Pet Project
The cutest dog in the city, trails that your pup will wag for, plus the scoop on local cat shelters and more. A pet lover’s guide to Milwaukee.
Edited by Lindsey Anderson


Your 414

High Flyers
A group of aircraft enthusiasts started meeting in Milwaukee in the 1950s. Now their organization puts on an annual airshow that attracts more than half a million visitors.
By Lindsey Anderson

Talent Scouts
Meet the couple who just opened a gigantic gallery on Historic Mitchell Street.
By Rich Rovito

Happy Campers
We can’t help you pitch a tent or build a fire, but we can help you plan your next outdoor adventure.
By Lindsey Anderson

Local Talent: Spencer Mutsch
He dropped out of college and quit his day job. Now Spencer Mutsch is an up-and-coming electronic dance musician.
By Adam Rogan

The Culture Cosmos: July
Why one of our staffers loves to hate the Pedal Tavern, plus the songs we’re adding to our summer playlist and more
By Milwaukee Magazine Staff

The Top 10
With drag races and sausage races on our calendar this month, July’s sure to speed right by.

Well Read
Books by or about Wisconsinites to add to your reading list
By Lindsey Anderson



The Big Story: The Unsteady Way Forward
The Archdiocese of Milwaukee continues fitfully down a path to atonement for its abusive priests.
By Matt Hrodey

Game of the Name
Fi-what Forum? Anything-but-Miller Park? We break it down.
By Larry Sandler

Milwaukee’s not-so-lovable gulls, and the people who combat them
By Matt Hrodey



A Homeland Discovered
Enter Damascus Gate and you’ll find a trove of Syrian delicacies.
By Ann Christenson

Street View
Mitchell Street’s diverse dining culture
By Ann Christenson

The Eagle Has Landed
Eagle Park Brewing is betting big on the burbs with a huge new brewery in Muskego.
By Chris Drosner



Making art, making a living and making people comfortable combine to make a satisfying life.
As told to Adam Rogan

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