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Lake Express High-Speed Ferry

Wishing for a vacation on a sandy beach but don’t have the cash for the Carribean? The Lake Express High Speed Ferry whips you across Lake Michigan in two and a half hours to hundreds of miles of clear, gorgeous… Continue Reading →

Lynden Sculpture Garden

Hidden behind a weathered wooden fence, on an unremarkable road, is a truly fantastic collection of modern sculpture.  The Lynden Sculpture Garden, opened 2010, houses more than 50 large-scale modern pieces spread over 40 acres of grounds. The wide, open,… Continue Reading →

Mary Nohl’s House

Artist Mary Nohl has an out-sized reputation in Wisconsin. Lauded as an “outsider artist”, despite her Art Institute of Chicago degree, she has been demonized, vandalized, lauded and mocked. After her death, Nohl’s collection of whimsical yard art became the… Continue Reading →

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

The Schlitz Audubon Nature Center contains a very elegant nature center, well-tended trails, good parking and a nice lookout tower. Not surprising, as it is located just north of the tony village of Fox Point, north of Milwaukee. The Nature… Continue Reading →

Milwaukee River Greenway

The Milwaukee River Greenway is an area of close to 900 acres in the heart of Milwaukee. It sports numerous trails along the river, playgrounds, a very nice dog park, skate parks and, during summer months, biergartens for the discerning… Continue Reading →

Haggerty Museum of Art

The Haggerty Museum of Art is a small but elegant museum located on the Marquette University Campus, Milwaukee. The museum regularly has 2-3 exhibits on display. Take an hour when you are in Milwaukee to admire both the art and… Continue Reading →

Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear

The Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear is strangely hidden in plain site. Two doors down from the Catholic Financial Life building and directly across Highway 43 from the Milwaukee Courthouse, the museum is incredibly easy to overlook. The museum was founded… Continue Reading →

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

If you’re in the Wauwatosa area, take a few minutes to go look at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church. Though it rarely allows visitors in for tours, this crazy, unique building is worth a look. Built by the high priest… Continue Reading →

Latino Arts Inc

The Milwaukee Latino Arts Inc. center is just a stone’s throw from the Third Ward. This community center contains a small gallery featuring work of Latino artists. Additionally, they offer numerous concerts of both traditional and contemporary Latin American music,… Continue Reading →

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