June 2018: City Guide

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Celebrate Summer
It’s here! The season we live for in Wisconsin. We’ve got dozens of events, activities and ideas that will keep you busy from now through Labor Day.
By Lindsey Anderson, Ann Christenson, Kristine Hansen, Matt Hrodey, Jenna Kashou and Anna Miller

The Birds & the Bees
You can reap the delicious rewards of urban agriculture right in your backyard with a chicken coop here and a honeybee hive there.
By Carolyn Kott Washburne

From going by the store to the unvoiced “s” to aina, the Milwaukee dialect is definitely a thing – much of it owing to our city’s outsized Germanic ancestry.
By Tom Tolan


Making Waves
The members of the Milwaukee Rowing Club are pulling together to honor our city’s diversity.
By Lindsey Anderson

Six Degrees of New Age Narcissism
The band that’s better connected than the Internet
By Lindsey Anderson

Best of the Fest
The Big Gig acts we’re most excited to see and hear
By Milwaukee Magazine Staff

Weekday Warriors
What to do and where to go, Mondays through Thursdays
By LaBreea Walsh

Super Fresh
Find what you’re looking for
By Anna Miller

Must-See Museum Shows
Escape the heat at these standout shows.
By Lindsey Anderson

Big Shot
Milwaukee’s own Arike Ogunbowale leaps from basketball star to “Dancing With the Stars.”
By Jane Burns

The Wheel Deal
Put the pedal to the metal at one of the metro area’s cycling studios.
By Lindsey Anderson

Abby Jeanne’s Favorite Things
Classic films and records are just a few of the Milwaukee singer-songwriter’s favorite things.
By Jenna Kashou

Cool Comfort
Slip into something more comfortable, like a palazzo pantsuit.
By Lindsey Anderson

Looking Sharp
We’re ready to move into this light-filled lakeside cottage.
By Kristine Hansen

Big doings in town – every week of the summer
By Lindsey Anderson


The Big Story: A day on MCTS Route 57: A little fellowship, a little road rage
A day spent on the bus shows how the city can come together, and just as easily be torn apart.
By Matt Hrodey

Survival of the Swiftest
A study confirms that Milwaukee is way too tough on pedestrians.
By Matt Hrodey


Pretty in Pink
The rosés you’ll want to quaff all summer long
By Ann Christenson

Queens of the Scone Age
These two lady-owned bakeries are a sweet – and strong – force in the MKE dessert scene.
Ann Christenson

Nite Time
The old-school drive-in with the dyn-o-mite burgers is baack. And drawing long lines.
By Ann Christenson

Ask Ann
Burger nights bring a whole new dimension to “patty party.”
By Ann Christenson


Bad Ads
The state has launched a million-dollar marketing campaign to entice young Chicagoans to move to Wisconsin. But have the ads missed their mark?
By Lindsey Anderson

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