Arts & Entertainment

  • View from the Waiting Room

    Midwives seek answers to infant mortality trends

    An upcoming conference in Madison will explore how midwifery services can be used to improve the health and wellness of new mothers and their babies.

  • Happy 234th birthday, America

    Here’s hoping your Independence Day is beyond terrific. No matter what side of the political spectrum your team plays on, this is a non-partisan party.

  • Threads

    Fashion for a cause

    ReFashion For Life combines fashion, sustainability and charity for a one-of-a-kind event.

  • Smoke ’em while you got ’em

    The Polish Falcon

    People gather at the Falcon for cheap drinks, good conversation and most of all, a sense of community that will outlast this ban and other changes that the future may bring.

  • Smoke ’em while you got ’em


    When the smoke clears, what will happen to the art of bar talk? Jamo wishes he had the answer

  • Smoke ’em while you got ’em

    Riverwest Tavern

    Even without smoking, this establishment will manage to hold its own (albeit begrudgingly) through the ban.

  • Smoke ’em while you got ’em

    The Cactus Club

    One of the city's haziest bars and music venues goes smokeless next week. Is losing that ambiance a bad thing?

  • Smoke ’em while you got ’em

    Linneman’s Riverwest Inn

    Marty and Jim are not your typical bar owners, and Linneman's is not your typical bar. The reason why Marty is confident that business will continue to come is that the establishment is a music venue first, and a neighborhood bar second.

  • Sunday Brunch

    siga siendo mi corazon

    Riverwest's Latin-inspired Cafe Corazon is a neighborhood gem and is perfect for low-key weekend brunching.

  • What’s up, Milwaukee

    Polish vodka!

    TCD asks – and answers – the burning, if inane, question in our entertaining summer series of eclectic 2-minute videos

  • Smoke ’em while you got ’em

    The New Yorker

    The impending law may prevent cigarettes from being smoked in bars, but there is no law that can prevent smoking karaoke from billowing out of The New Yorker.

  • Smoke ’em while you got ’em

    My Office

    My Office has ferried its way through the bar scene with a pro-smoking environment for the past 30 years. What's going to happen once Milwaukee goes smoke free?