There’s no doubt we live in a highly politicized, highly polarized time. As we enter the mid-term elections, there are a number of Republican candidates who are running with the promise of trying to impeach President Obama in the last two years of his term.
A variety of challenges, both foreign and domestic, have President Obama’s popularity at a low point, even among people who have historically supported him. It’s a far cry from the mandate that the President and his political allies cited after his re-election two years ago.
Wisconsin is fortunate enough to have one of the most popular destination areas in the country. Door County is known for its rustic elegance, its natural beauty, its jams and jellies. It is also known for its peace and serenity.
Brookfield native Andy Mozina's second collection of short stories has just been published. In Quality Snacks, Mozina, who is a professor of English at Kalamazoo College in Michigan, finds many of his characters inhabiting the Milwaukee area of his own childhood.
We are in full festival swing in Milwaukee. This weekend is the annual celebration of all things Italian, also known as Festa Italiana. And in between bocce games, gondola rides, and fast Ferraris, you can also find special guests like internationally renowned chef Maria Liberati. Liberati in an award winning author and blogger of The Basic Art of Italian Cooking series, and the newest one is called Da Vinci style.
When you are a kid, a lot of the world seems like a mystery in need of figuring out. And probably the most obvious example of that is figuring out your parents.
That’s what Miles Adler-Hart sets out to do from a pretty young age. He’s the fictional hero of Green Bay native Mona Simpson’s latest novel, Casebook. Miles goes so far as to employ investigative techniques to snoop on his mother as she and his father divorce, and she starts dating the mysterious Eli.
Libraries are known to be a treasure-trove of information new and old. Although the role the library plays in today’s society is shifting, Milwaukee Public Libraries are currently building a new library for the East Side.
On a Sunday morning in February 2008, Wisconsin native Matt Manger-Lynch was killed after being struck by a van during a bicycle race in Chicago. He was 29 years old. A chef, a cyclist, an outdoorsman, an adventurer, he left behind his parents, his brother, a wife, and family and friends across the globe.