Milwakuee IndyFest Street Party returns
The Milwaukee IndyFest Street Party will be held on June 13 adjacent to the Hilton Milwaukee in advance of the Milwaukee IndyFest on June 14-15. There will be a vintage car show, House of Harley Davidson parade and more exciting entertainment options.
Ni Hao from Taiwan!
Hello again, OnMilwaukee.com readers! Well, I am back posting a little insight to my personal baseball journey. It's been a very long one, from being drafted by the Devil Rays (yes they were the Devil Rays back then) in 1999 to stops in Milwaukee, Miami, Texas back to Milwaukee and even a stop in the Cubs organization.
Milwaukee Wave extends deal with U.S. Cellular Arena
The Milwaukee Wave and the Wisconsin Center District signed a two-year contract to ensure the Wave will remain in Downtown Milwaukee.
Real or fake? Many don't prefer the real thing
Real or fake? Many don't prefer the real thing when it comes to their sports jerseys. Fake "authentic" sports jerseys is a booming online business, but it does hurt the local retailer.
Bucks host Energee! auditions
Energee!, the official dance team of the Milwaukee Bucks, is recruiting new talent to join the squad for the 2013-14 season. Open auditions for the squad will begin June 29 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
Brewers host "Brewed for Her" event
On May 25 the Milwaukee Brewers will host a "Brewed for Her" event during the Brewers vs. Pirates game in the Gehl Club at Miller Park. And now for a limited time, tickets are available at a special price of two for $115 (additional tickets are available for $57.50 each).
Help Brewers name their own beer!
The Milwaukee Brewers have partnered with Leinie's to create a "New Brew," a beer that will be served exclusively at Miller Park this year. And now it's time for the fans to join in and name that Brew.
The nicest Brewers of all-time
Plenty is written about baseball's jerks. I've even met some of them. But rarely do people talk about how nice some players are. They may not have been the best players, but if personality counts (which it doesn't), they'd be in the Hall of Fame.
Helfaer hosts baseball skills competition for kids
The Pitch, Hit & Run competition is a free event that provides youngsters an opportunity to participate in a baseball skills competition at Helfaer Field, the same location as the former Milwaukee County Stadium playing field. The competition is May 19.
Where's Polish? Spring Madness a success for Brewers
Fans lined up at Miller Park at 5 a.m. to participate in the third annual Milwaukee Brewers Spring Madness event, which included finding 2,000 Klement's Famous Polish Racing Sausage lawn ornaments in the grass areas surrounding the stadium and its parking lots.
Badgers, wolves and bears. Oh my.
The Professional Bowlers Association has unveiled three distinct new lane conditioning patterns that will debut during the GEICO PBA Summer Swing in the Milwaukee area May 20-June 2, expanding the PBA's current library of "animal pattern" lane conditions.
Indianapolis 500 and Milwaukee IndyFest team up
Race fans have the opportunity to take in two of the most historic races this IZOD IndyCar Series season with the "Indy to IndyFest" ticket package. The package includes one Saturday Milwaukee IndyFest 200-level grandstand seat and one Indianapolis 500 North Vista grandstand seat for only $99.
Registration open for Nelson's celebrity golf tournament
Brewers Director of Alumni Relations and FOX Sports Wisconsin broadcaster Davey Nelson will host his Fifth Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament at Whistling Straits Golf Course in Kohler, on June 24.
Why boo your own guys?
The Brewers should've won the game Wednesday, but John Axford blew a two-run lead in the eighth inning. Sitting close to the field, it was the first time I'd seen and heard the vitriol from fans around me. They booed him. A lot.
Milwaukee IndyFest offers Summerfest ticket promotion
Summerfest and Milwaukee IndyFest are offering festival fans and race fans significant savings to enjoy two of Milwaukee's hottest summer events when they purchase the "2-For-$33 Rev Up the Summer" ticket package.
Sprint race comes to Miller Park
Reebok Spartan Race has created the Wisconsin Spartan Sprint at Miller Park, and it will take place on Sept. 7. The three-mile course is a head-to-head, time trial, speed-style event, with the unique twist of incorporating numerous and challenging obstacles.
"Brewers Win, You Win!" promotion returns
The Brewers are bringing back the unique "Brewers Win, You Win!" promotion. Every Brewers victory between May 1 and May 30 will result in $1 off a Terrace Box ticket for the June 3-5 series vs. the Oakland Athletics. The more games the Brewers win, the more money fans save.
Boylan out as Bucks coach
The Milwaukee Bucks announced Wednesday afternoon that interim head coach Jim Boylan will not be offered a new contract to return.
Registration open for Brewers mini-marathon and 10K run
Registration for the Brewers Mini-Marathon and 10K is open and registrants receive the lowest price to participate when signing up prior to Wednesday. The 2013 race is scheduled for Sept. 28. New for the second year of the "Brewers Mini" is the addition of a 10K race.
Milwaukee County Parks golf courses to open
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele will open the 2013 golf season with the annual "group tee-off" at Currie Park Golf Course on Wednesday, April 24 at 4:30 p.m. The annual event marks the official opening of all 15 Milwaukee County Parks golf courses.
Wrigley Field or Miller Park? History or comfort?
As a baseball fan, do you want to go to a ballpark full of history, or one where you can spend three hours comfortably?
Green Bay Packers announce 2013 schedule
The NFL and Green Bay Packers announced its 2013 regular season schedule, including games against the Dallas Cowboys, Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles and the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens.
Golden Gloves event needs doctor to finish tournament
The Wisconsin Golden Gloves is required to have a doctor to perform pre-match physicals and to be ringside through its tournament of champions this Saturday, but the doctor originally in place will not be able to attend. Tournament organizers are currently searching for a physician.
Marquette guard Vander Blue declares for NBA Draft
Marquette University guard Vander Blue, a junior, has declared for the NBA Draft.
Yovani Gallardo arrested for DUI
Milwaukee Brewers ace Yovani Gallardo was arrested early Tuesday morning for driving under the influence. According to multiple reports, Gallardo failed a field sobriety test and posted a blood-alcohol level nearly three times the legal limit.