June 2014: City Guide


Blue Skies
For this year’s City Guide, we’ve decided to focus on events that take place under blue skies or starlit nights. There are only 2,232 hours of summer. It’s time to soak up the sun.
By Tim McCormick

Milwaukee By Water
Now that the snow and ice have (finally) melted, it’s time to enjoy the city’s waterways from a slightly different perspective.
By Tim McCormick

Only the Strong Survive
Extreme fitness programs turn wimps into winners.
By Jenna Kashou

Quidditch, anyone?
OK, maybe not. But there’s no shortage of unconventional sports in metro Milwaukee.
By Howie Magner

The Indispensable Summer Drinking Guide
You’ll never think of Milwaukee’s summer bar scene the same way again.
By Howie Magner, Tim McCormick and Dan Murphy

Coffee Clash
Here’s a look at how Milwaukee’s bean-based businesses stack up.
By Ann Christenson


Read these
We’re ink-stained after this review of new books but not feeling wretched.
By Ann Christenson

Bumper Crop
With an abundance of farmers markets across the metro area, the demand for local growers is soaring.
By Corrinne Hess

Hitchin’ a ride
As the city’s bike-share program gears up, here’s where you can rent a pair of pedals.
By Monique Collins 

Smells like community spirit
How to throw a block party to remember in the Brew City.
By Tim McCormick 


Peanuts, Cracker Jack and a Side of Pork Parfait
I went where no dining critic should go, devoured everything I could find, and narrowly escaped the palace of cheap calories called Miller Park.
By Ann Christenson

The Color Purple
Purple Door Ice Cream’s Second Street shop dares you to be in a bad mood.
By Ann Christenson


Tiffany Krihwan
As senior captain on Wisconsin’s flagship, the Denis Sullivan, since 2008, Tiffany Krihwan breaks the mold of typical salty (or even freshwater) sea dogs.
By Howie Magner


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