Tips and Articles for Milwaukee + Lake Michigan Area

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Sure, you can go and see the Northern Lights (if you're lucky enough to catch them), but that's nothing compared to actually floating among them.... Read More

Milwaukee may not be as big as other major cities, but it packs just as much of a cultural punch—one that should be celebrated with these wierd,... Read More

Though winter storms nearly compromised its main gallery—a long A-frame pavilion inspired by traditional Scandinavian fish-drying racks—Norway’s SALT... Read More

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See our list of 20 Great American Beaches. ... Read More

By Adrien Glover, with Jennifer Flowers, John Newton, and Tracy Ziemer ... Read More

See our slideshow of America’s Most Mysterious Places. ... Read More

They call it Dudamania: Gustavo Dudamel, the 27-year-old Venezuelan conductor, shaggy-headed and exuberant, is leading performances that lift not only... Read More

We touched down in Japan the day Princess Sayako surrendered her throne to marry a commoner. The sacrifice she made for love was straight out of a fairy... Read More

See our slideshow of the Best Baseball Stadium Food. ... Read More

Milwaukee Milwaukee tops the nation in bars per capita—no coincidence that Miller Brewing Co. calls it home. And thanks to the Harley-Davidson factory... Read More

"Riding a GPS-equipped bus in Barcelona," says Maxwell L. Anderson, director of New York's Whitney Museum of American Art, "I got a hilarious glimpse of... Read More

At a farmhouse in suburban Milwaukee, the table is always set for Noëlie (Coward), Larry (Olivier), Helen (Hayes), and Katharine (Hepburn). Every year... Read More

Whenever I tell people where I grew up, the conversation inevitably turns to beer or the Fonz. Wisconsin's largest city has long suffered an image... Read More

When I was growing up there, Milwaukee advertised itself as "a great place on a Great Lake." It made sense to tout the lovely shores of Lake Michigan,... Read More

With all due respect to my adopted state of California, where I’ve lived the past twenty-seven years, it’s my opinion that for every great course here,... Read More

Let’s start by getting the clichés out of the way: the beer and the bratwurst, the cows and the cheese, the silos and all that snow. Everything you ever... Read More

It may seem spooky to sleep in a haunted hotel, but there's no guarantee you'll actually see a ghost. Some are picky; some are shy; some stick to one... Read More

Dodge dim sum. Hold the raves on risotto. Here's the lowdown on Stars and Stripes for the taste buds. Sure, you might have to drive out of the comfort... Read More

It may come as a surprise, especially to Midwesterners, but right now the most exciting architecture in America can be found in the Midwest. It all... Read More

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