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40th Anniversary of the SM 1976 State Basketball Champs

The SM Heritage Days Parade Grand Marshall's for 2016 will be the SM 1976 State Basketball Champs. This year will mark the 40th Anniversary of Coach Jerry Sullivan and his...

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South Milwaukee Downtown Market temporarily moves for Evening on the Avenue Street Festival

South Milwaukee Downtown Market temporarily moves for Evening on the Avenue Street Festival To accommodate a truck route and the popular Evening on the Avenue Street festival, the South Milwaukee Downtown...

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St Francis School District Rummage Sale

No pots or pans, nor children's clothing or toys. There will be school desks, tables, chairs, textbooks, as well as, miscellaneous school items. In addition, the St. Francis Historical Society...

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South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center Presents: The Donny McCaslin Group- Musicians on David Bowie's Blackstar

(South Milwaukee, WI) – The Donny McCaslin Group, musicians featured on rock icon David Bowie’s final album, Blackstar, will perform their first and only scheduled Milwaukee appearance at South Milwaukee...

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#YourStoryMKE Shares Personal Stories About Those Benefiting from Catholic Charities’ Programs

New social media campaign aims to build awareness and support for the organization MILWAUKEE – July 5, 2016 – The Archdiocese of Milwaukee, in collaboration with Catholic Charities, is taking a...

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Book Release Party at Cudahy Family Library

Stop by the Cudahy Family Library for a book release party on Monday, August 8, 2016 from 4:00pm-7:00pm. "Cudahy: Snapshots of Commerce" is a new book about the history...

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Bay View Historical Society Annual Walk on August 6th

The Bay View Historical Society will hold its annual August Walk on Saturday, August 6th. The KK Link Walk will be led by Ron Winkler and Greg Wernisch. It will...

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St. Ann Center Gala Promises An Uplifting Experience

St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care will celebrate its 12th annual Fulfilling the Dream Gala on Friday, July 22, in Chrome, at the Harley-Davidson Museum® . With the theme, An...

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Thank you from the Humboldt Park 4th of July Association

On behalf of the Humboldt Park 4th of July Association, I would like to thank every one who has helped to make our Independence Day celebration the best in...

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It's South Shore Frolics Time!

It IS South Shore Frolics time! The 67th annual Frolics for the 21st year under the auspices of the Bay View Lions Club will be Friday, July 15 -...

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Chicago Mass Choir Headlines Gospel Showcase Fundraiser

Gospel music fans can celebrate this American art form in all its glory at the Gospel Showcase, featuring the internationally acclaimed Chicago Mass Choir and local gospel artists. The evening...

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Free Cholesterol Screenings at St. Ann Center

The medical clinic at St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care will offer cholesterol screenings and blood pressure checks to the public through the end of July. The screenings are available...

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Oak Creek resident elected to Girl Scout Board

Milwaukee, WI – July 7, 2016 - Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast announces the appointment of Oak Creek resident Cynthia Thomas to its board of directors for 2016-2017. Thomas is...

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Oak Creek Senior Little League Baseball Wins State Title

Team advances to Central Region Tournament this weekend. Winner goes to World Series. West Bend, WI- The Oak Creek Senior All-Star team came back from a 8-1 deficit Sunday to beat Madison...

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BBB Offers Tips for Car Rentals

Rental cars can be a great convenience and have become essential for many vacations or business trips, but rental contracts are often misunderstood. Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin (BBB) advises...

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Money Saving Tips for Buying a Lake Home

Money Saving Tips for Buying a Lake Home Owning a lake home on one of Wisconsin’s 15,000 lakes to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life is part of the...

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Dan Bantz, butterfly collector, will be at the Cudahy Family Library in August

The Cudahy Family Library will host a program by Mr. Dan Bantz, August 11, 2016. Dan has been a butterfly collector since he was a boy. He will be bringing...

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Bargain Book Sale at Cudahy Family Library

The Friends of Cudahy Library will be holding a Bargain Book Sale at the Library, 3500 Library Drive, on Thursday, August 4, 2016 from 4:00pm - 8:00pm (during National Night...

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Taiwan Excellence Comes to Summerfest

There will be a new addition to the music and fun at SummerFest this year! From July 5 through 10, Taiwan Excellence will be an exhibiting sponsor at the annual festival,...

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Twice Baked Pottery to host Terri Lockwood for DRAW!

On July 16th, from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m., as part of the Downtown Racine Art Walk, stop by Twice Baked Pottery, LLC, where we will be hosting renowned encaustic painter,...

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Community Watch

» Live coverage: 2016 WIAA State Summer Baseball Tournament Updated:  7/22

» Big inning leads Marquette past Oak Creek in state semifinal 7/22

» Sue Haislmaier's watercolor paintings on display at botanical gardens 7/22

» Franklin community shows support for local police officers 7/21

» Traveling Beer Gardens coming to Hales Corners Park 7/21

» Moth Night at Wehr Nature Center July 29&30 7/21

» Oak Creek hangs banners at Drexel Town Square in honor of local military heroes 7/21

» Social media story on the storms rolling through Milwaukee area 7/21

» Youth soccer program at Hales Corners Library July 28 7/21

» Children's musician Duke Otherwise to perform at Hales Corners Library 7/20

» Gas leak in Franklin causes traffic stop, evacuation 7/20

» Southridge Mall adding 5 new attractions 7/20

» Emmanuel Church will hold car show at Augustfest event 7/20

» Traffic blocked for gas leak near Old Loomis Rd and Rawson Ave 7/20

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Wisconsin Badgers football, WIFCA All-Star game 7/20

» FPS announces district and school administrators for new school year 7/19

» Pokemon Go can go anywhere, but you shouldn't, police say 7/19

» Big third inning lifts Oak Creek baseball team past Franklin, 8-3 7/19

» Board moves Hwy 100 corridor project, Festival Foods forward 7/19

» Franklin Poms dancers donate toys to Children's Hospital of Wisconsin 7/19

» Oak Creek baseball team beats Franklin to advance to sectional final 7/18

» #BestSummerEverNOW: Share your 2016 summer photos of you in the Milwaukee suburbs Updated:  7/18

» Franklin Library's new 3D printer part of literacy goal 7/18

» Live coverage: 2016 WIAA Summer Baseball Sectional Round Updated:  7/18

» Charcoal Grill and Rotisserie lights its grill in Oak Creek July 18 7/18

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Best Summer Ever


We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.