June 2016 Issue: City Guide – 99 Things To Do This Summer

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Maximum Fun
Grab your sunscreen and shades and this indispensable guide to all things that make Milwaukee summers the best.
By Joseph Boyle, Ann Christenson, Claire Hanan, Tom Held, Matt Hrodey, Amber Jorgenson, Carole Nicksin, Rich Rovito and Tom Tolan

Here, There and Everywhere
A local country radio host and a wine connoisseur model versatile festival fashions.
By Claire Hanan

True Stories
Summer memories so vivid, you can almost taste them. Dive into these engaging, eclectic personal stories.
By Claire Hanan, Mark Gubin, Antonio Davis, Amber Jorgenson, Reid Van Dunk, Faithe Colas, Joseph boyle, Ted Perry, Tanya Atkinson, Larry Sussman, Tom Tolan, Kristine Hansen, Liam Callanan, and Jeff Bartolotta

Yep, that’s what Milwaukee was like during the 1930s. A new book gleans content from a gloriously entertaining (and never published) MKE guidebook.
By Bill Lueders

Do a Happy Dance
Editor-in-chief Carole Nicksin’s monthly letter to our readers.
By Carole Nicksin


Batters Up
Puerto Rico, 14 South Side kids and a baseball legend.
By Rich Rovito

Session Break
How our politicos will spend their summer vacations.
By Claire Swinarski

Cast Away!
Our landlubber’s guide to shoreline angling.
By Matt Hrodey

Spirit Sign
The rediscovery of an ancient monument.
By Matt Hrodey

Freedom’s Ring
Milwaukee’s 46th Juneteenth festival prepares to step off.
By Matthew Prigge


Get Your Groove On
The summer music calendar is like a sonic salad bar, with enough variety that you can sing along, dance or head-bang your way through the season. Our music critic picks his top 20 shows.
By Kevin Mueller

Gut Busters
A miniature guffaw guide.
By Kevin Mueller

New Views
These Wisconsin-centric art offerings range from Rembrandt to beer.
By Debra Brehmer

Cover Stars
Make it a literary summer.
By Ann Christenson, Claire Hanan and Tom Tolan


New Yauwkee
Little things, like fast-food walleye and malamutes at barstools, make Milwaukee distinct from New York, writes a guy who’s ping-pongee between the two cities.
By Even Pindyck


Truck Stops
Summer in Milwaukee is a Shangri-la for street food fans. Check out this sampling of local mobile food emporiums.
By Ann Christenson

Farmers Market Primer
Shop like a chef, with a little help from Sanford Restaurant owner Justin Aprahamian.
By Ann Christenson

Top Summer Brews
The thirst-quenching local beers to reach for when the temperature soars
By Dan Murphy

Readers’ Choice: Best Frozen Custard


Michael Boettcher is now in his third season as Miller Park’s director of grounds. He got called up from the farm — the kind with cows and crops.
By Jonathan Powell

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