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Wednesday Night Classics

This huge classic car show has a new home in Waukesha County.  It's a the Point Burger Bar in Pewaukee.  It'll run on Wednesdays, weather pending, from May 24 through September 6.

FedEx Small Business Grant Contest

Click on this link if you're looking for grant money for a small U.S.-based for profit business with less than 100 employees.  You must have been in full operation for at least the last six months.

Baraboo's Big Top Parade

Baraboo’s Big Top Parade & Circus Celebration will happen Saturday, July 22

Traveling Sauna to appear in southeastern Wisconsin

A sauna is making its way across the country to celebrate Finland's 100th anniversary of its independence.  Saunas rank high when it comes to this nation's greatest exports.  Click here to see if it's stopping in your neighborhood.

Milwaukee Police pursuits higher now than ever despite more restrictive policy

The debate about police chases in the city of Milwaukee has gone on for years. And a new report shows - officers are pursuing more now than ever.

1st Annual "Milwaukee Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival"

This "foodie" event will take place Saturday, May 20 from noon until 6 pm at the Waukesha County Expo Center.

"Armed Forces Challenge" on Saturday

This annual event at Pewaukee Lake Beach takes place Saturday between 10 and 3:30 pm.  Watch members of different branches of the armed services compete against each other in six endurance-testing events.  It's free to the public, but donations will be accepted.

"Road America" racing weekend starts this weekend

A new race season kicks off with SVRA Spring Vintage Weekend starting on Friday. Click here to see what's new at the Elkhart Lake race track.  

Milwaukee Armed Forces Week

Milwaukee Armed Forces Week celebrates the sacrifices given by members and families of all branches of the Armed Forces. The week-long celebration features numerous events open to the public, culminating with an elaborate military display at the Harley-Davidson Museum. 

"Mighty Organized" Helps You Get Things in Order

Is your life a mess?  Professional organizations, like "Mighty Organized" can help.  

"Art in the City" Plein Air MKE 2017

60 artists and $6000 in prize money.  This is Milwaukee's "Art in The City."  It's along the Milwaukee Museum Mile.  The event runs through May 21st.  

Street Survival School

Flowers for Dreams

If you plan on ordering flowers for Mother's Day, you might want to consider "Flowers for Dreams." This is something new for the Milwaukee area. When you order a bouquet, a quarter of the proceeds will go toward various women's charities.

What you should know about lead exposure

Lead poisoning facts from the Milwaukee Health Department

The Players' Tribune

Badgers Nigel Hayes wrote an article saying "Don't just shut up and play"

New specialty license plate promoting fight against childhood cancer 

A new specialty license plate promoting the fight against childhood cancer is now available.

50 days of Summerfest

Summerfest has organized some Summerfest themed activities to get you excited as we countdown the days until the big 5-0. 

Make mom happy with brunch reservations

Mother's Day is just a few days away, and it's never too early to start thinking about making reservations for a meal.  Lake Park Bistro is one option. It's one of the many Bartolotta restaurants offering specials.  Click on this link find out more about pricing and locations.  

NASA issues a challenge to speed up its supercomputer code

NASA’s aeronautical innovators are sponsoring a competition to reward qualified contenders who can manipulate the agency’s FUN3D design software so it runs ten to 10,000 times faster on the Pleiades supercomputer without any decrease in accuracy.  The competition is called the High Performance Fast Computing Challenge.

Hop aboard the East Troy electric railroad

Whether you want to take your child on board or maybe have a romantic dinner with your spouse, the East Troy Electric Railroad is really something to consider.  Click on this link for information about tickets, times, and special themed trips.

Wisconsin firearms training center

Wisconsin Firearms Training Center is adding a new program being offered for the upcoming summer.  It's called "Armed Citizens Academy," and it's a four-session class, including CCW training, handgun marksmanship, self defense law, and home and personal protection strategies. Click on this link for all the details.

U.S. open trophy tour 

Safari Lake Geneva

Safari Lake Geneva is considered to be Wisconsin's first safari park.  It opens on Monday, May 1 for another season. 

Drug take back

List of locations across the state

Easy spring gardening ideas from Whole Foods

From container gardening to herb gardening, you have easier options when it comes to spring planting.  Click on this link to give your green thumb a helping hand.