September 2016 Issue: Pulpit Pop Star

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Father Tim Superstar
His followers enthusiastically seek him out, no matter where he’s preaching. All that adulation is fine, Father Tim Kitzke says, as long as it helps bring people closer to Christ.
By Tom Tolan

The Play’s the Thing
A local theater group uses Shakespeare to help war veterans find an outlet for emotional wounds.
By Claire Hanan

A Night at the Museum
Milwaukee Public Museum’s exotic halls and detailed exhibits make the perfect backdrop for fall’s bold colors.
By Claire Hanan, Styled by Lizzy Lovas, Photos by Max Thomsen

Of Priests and Lions
Editor-in-chief Carole Nicksin’s monthly letter to our readers.
By Carole Nicksin


Man of the House
Is Paul Ryan the savior of the Republican Party, or Washington’s most persistent Pollyanna?
By Matt Hrodey

On the Rise
The Freshwater Plaza at the intersection of First Street and Greenfield Avenue is the Next Big Thing.
By Matt Hrodey

Take a Seat
When it comes to school buses, safe is a relative term.
By Matt Hrodey

Sun-dried Cowpies
The Wisconsin State Cow Chip Throw and Festival is serious business.
By Matt Hrodey

Pound for Pound
Five new grocery stores offer vastly different interpretations of what it means to be a supermarket.
By Matt Hrodey

Thunder Road
Every year, the Milwaukee Rally snarls Downtown and Lakefront traffic, adding some 30,000 or more Harley riders to an already motorcycle-obsessed town.
By Matt Hrodey

Nine Pound Hammer
The city’s easygoing approach to noise pollution.
By Matt Hrodey


Film Fest Guide
A newbie’s intro to the biggest cinematic event of the year.
By Zach Brooke

Bar Code
The Milwaukee Film Festival will screen the documentary about incarceration and one of the city’s poorest ZIP codes.
By Steven Potter

Fall Arts Guide 2016
Here’s what’s happening in the art world.
By Paul Kosidowski, with Tom Conroy and Adam Rogan


Screen Freed
No longer paid to watch TV, a former critic focuses on shows she likes, leaving housewives and zombie dramas for others.
By Joanne Weintraub


Moving On-Ward
All hail Tre Rivali, the restaurant inside the Third Ward’s high-profile Kimpton Journeyman Hotel. But is it really all that?
By Ann Christenson

The Big Apple
This month, we celebrate all things related to this marvelous fruit.
By Ann Christenson

Bites of Nostalgia
Inspired by grocery store snacks from childhood, local bakers are creating some captivating treats.
By Ann Christenson

Tiki Takedown
Which tropical drink emporium seems the most authen-tiki? An institution versus a newbie.
By Ann Christenson

Pizza Power
Dining Review: Wy’eat Pizza in Washington Heights.
By Ann Christenson


Stan’s Fit for Your Feet
The Sajdaks have been keeping Milwaukeeans well-shod for over 65 years.
By Rich Rovito

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