Wisconsin

Where Does "Up North" Start For You?

Us Wisconsinites love going up north, don't we? Fishing, boating, day-drinking... up north is basically paradise. But where exactly is "up north"? Of course, everyone has a different idea of where "up north" is. The Journal Sentinel recently put out a poll on Facebook, asking people where they...
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Mequon Goes For a World Record?!

Some Mequon residents had a little fun with their Fourth of July parade this year. A group of about 30 neighbors in Mequon have held their own neighborhood parade each Fourth of July. This year, they decided to go for a Guinness World Record... for shortest Fourth of July parade in the United...
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Where You Can And Can't Use Fireworks in Wisconsin

The Fourth of July approaches - and what's more patriotic than setting off fireworks? Sure, they're fun, but if you want to set them off yourself, their legality differs in different places around the state. In the City of Milwaukee, all fireworks are illegal, including sparklers and ground...
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Attention Milwaukee: Cheese Curd Festival!!!

Are you free on June 17th? If you are, we've got a little something cheesy you can do. The Drink Wisconsinbly pub will host the first annual CurdFest and 5CurdK run on Saturday, June 17. The 5K run kicks off at 8AM, and cheesy activities will take place throughout the day afterwards. A live polka...
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New Ikea Store to Break Ground This Month

Good news! Pretty soon, Wisconsinites won't have to drive into Illinois for all their Swedish furniture needs. Oak Creek officials plan to break ground on the construction of Wisconsin's first Ikea store later this month. The store will be located near the intersection of I-94 and Drexel. Check out...
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10 Things Wisconsinites LOVE To Complain About

We can always find something to complain about here in Wisconsin, can't we? If you can't find anything to talk about with someone... just complain about some quintessentially Wisconsin problem and you're all set! Whether it's something as disruptive as road construction, or something trivial like...
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What Wisconsinites Love to Complain About

Sure, Wisconsinites are known for being warm and welcoming. But we like to complain, too! A recent article detailed the top ten things people in Wisconsin complain about the most. Among the hot topics are potholes, traffic, and the Packers. Check out the article for the complete list!
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A Restaurant Serving Only Mac and Cheese?!

Yes, you read that right. A restaurant specializing in mac and cheese is coming to Wisconsin! Grate Mac and Cheese will be opening in Menomonee Falls this summer. It's the brainchild of the Roaring Fork Restaurant Group, who own 54 Qdoba restaurants in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa. Diners can...
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Downtown Milwaukee Is Getting A What?!?!

Downtown Milwaukee is getting a Strip Club! After years of legal battles, the license for the "Executive Lounge" strip club proposed for 730 N. Old World 3rd St., was passed! "We look forward to working with downtown leaders and our new neighbors to become a part of Milwaukee's vibrant and...
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