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Is this a good time to see migrating birds in Milwaukee? If so, where?

I’m heading to the Milwaukee airport tomorrow, but my flight isn’t till the evening. Somewhere I read about a spot by Lake Michigan that was a good place to see migrating birds. Now I can’t find that article. Is this even the right time of year? If so, where should I go?
posted by Hoenikker on Mar 14, 2014 - 5 answers

 

crossdressing resources in Milwaukee?

Can you point me toward resources or support groups for crossdressers in Milwaukee? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 18, 2014 - 4 answers

What does 'NIKAT' mean on this statue of a Spartan?

There is a statue in the Milwaukee art museum titled "The Last of the Spartans". It depicts a dying soldier writing the word "NIKAT" on his shield, presumably as his last act before succumbing to his injuries. What does NIKAT mean? [more inside]
posted by :-) on Aug 11, 2013 - 12 answers

Computer service/repair in Milwaukee?

I need recommendations for a person or service that can have a look at my mom's computer, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I would like for Geek Squad to be an absolute last resort. I live on the west coast, alas, and have already done what troubleshooting I can do remotely.
posted by sandettie light vessel automatic on Aug 1, 2013 - 4 answers

Where to eat late in downtown Milwaukee?

I will be arriving in Milwaukee just after midnight tonight to conduct a few days of business. Could anyone provide recommendations for late-night eating suitable for a solo traveller? My hotel will be downtown on Water Street, so locations in that area, or between the airport and that location, would be ideal. [more inside]
posted by Tanizaki on Jul 28, 2013 - 6 answers

Where to enjoy a Blatz beer in Milwaukee?

Where's a nice place to sit and enjoy a Blatz beer on a Saturday night in Milwaukee? My wife and I are cobbling together road trip ideas for our upcoming anniversary, and I suggested a pilgrimage to Wisconsin to have a Blatz. [more inside]
posted by Monster_Zero on Mar 20, 2013 - 10 answers

winter is coming

Our offer was accepted, so it looks like we're buying a house. Our three-to-four-hour home inspection is tomorrow -- what do we we need to know going in and what do we need to be prepared to ask? I've read through the previous threads, but I was hoping to get some advice specific to the frozen north (Shorewood, WI, outside Milwaukee). [more inside]
posted by gerryblog on Jan 21, 2013 - 27 answers

Catering and photography- Milwaukee WI

My fiance and I are getting married this October. We have a church and reception site, but are looking for recommendations on catering and photography for a small wedding (150 people) in Wauwatosa (near Milwaukee) WI. If you have had a negative experience, I would appreciate hearing about that as well. Thank you!!
posted by biograd08 on Jan 9, 2013 - 9 answers

find me someone who will tell me not to buy the house

Looking for recommendations for an aggressive, adversarial home inspector in the Milwaukee, WI area (specifically Shorewood). [more inside]
posted by gerryblog on Dec 18, 2012 - 3 answers

Where can I buy fresh duck in Milwaukee?

Where can I buy fresh duck in Milwaukee? I've tried Whole Foods and Metro Market, both only have frozen. Sendiks on Downer has nothing. Would I have more luck at a specialty Asian grocer?
posted by hafehd on Dec 2, 2012 - 3 answers

Gender therapist suggestions in SE Wisconsin?

Asking for a friend: suggestions for good, AFFORDABLE (read: sliding scale goes down to <$20/session) gender therapists in Milwaukee or Madison?
posted by Vibrissa on Oct 10, 2012 - 1 answer

Father-son weekend in Milwaukee

Help me plan an awesome father-son trip to Milwaukee with my 7-year-old! [more inside]
posted by escabeche on Aug 23, 2012 - 12 answers

What kind of doctor can help diagnose my issue with fatigue and pain?

What kind of doctor can help diagnose my issue with fatigue and pain? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 28, 2012 - 10 answers

Milwaukee Estate Lawyering and Maid Service, Inc.

A few recommendations needed for a new resident of Milwaukee. [more inside]
posted by gerryblog on Jul 10, 2012 - 4 answers

Movers from Milwaukee to Chicago

Any recommended movers for moving from Milwaukee to Chicago? [more inside]
posted by cycleback on Jul 9, 2012 - 4 answers

"Actually, it's pronounced "mill-e-wah-que" which is Algonquin for "the good land." "I was not aware of that."

Road trip: what should we check out in Wisconsin and Minnesota? [more inside]
posted by Beardman on Jun 15, 2012 - 38 answers

Riding for Fun, Not for My Life.

Going to be bicycling around downtown Milwaukee, WI for an entire day, on a weekday, alone, just killing time. But, I am from out of town and I don't want to ride into trouble. I want to be smart about it. [more inside]
posted by TinWhistle on Apr 13, 2012 - 13 answers

Looking for a very liberal church

A young woman of my acquaintance is looking for a church or possibly other religion. Preferably in or around Milwaukee, WI, but general suggestions are great too. She is looking for one that is gay-friendly, feminist, and sex-positive. What would you recommend?  
posted by Slinga on Mar 24, 2012 - 12 answers

cheapmilwaukeeapartments.com

Best apartment/townhouse/condo rental site for a move to Milwaukee, WI? [more inside]
posted by gerryblog on Mar 14, 2012 - 8 answers

Milwaukee filter: looking for a relatively cheap but decent hotel that can accommodate several couples in town for a Brewers game.

Milwaukee filter: looking for a relatively cheap but decent hotel that can accommodate several couples in town for a Brewers game. [more inside]
posted by anotheraccount on Mar 9, 2012 - 7 answers

Go Pack

Moving with a newborn, part 2 - now we know we're going to Milwaukee! Please tell me everything. [more inside]
posted by gerryblog on Feb 2, 2012 - 14 answers

My car is dead. What Now?

My 1987 Mercedes 300SDL abruptly and unexpectedly died recently, and the verdict finally came in from the shop today that short of replacing the engine (not going to happen), it's a lost cause. So, what now? [more inside]
posted by hafehd on Nov 29, 2011 - 17 answers

Milwaukee Brewers 1989 Significance?

I have a baseball hat that was recently given to me by my brother on his trip through Wisconsin. It is a Milwaukee Brewers Cooperstown Franchise hat which has a "1989" stamped on the back. I have no idea the significance of the 1989 year and the Brewers. I have conducted some rough Google searches, but I couldn't find anything definitive. Anyone have any info? Thanks.
posted by dbirchum on Nov 10, 2011 - 4 answers

Things to do near the Milwaukee Airport. When you're alive. And without a car. And hungry.

What to do and where to eat when you are at a conference near the Milwaukee Airport? [more inside]
posted by TomSophieIvy on Nov 5, 2011 - 7 answers

Things to do in Milwaukee this Sunday and Monday

Milwaukee for labor day. Food and things to do recommendations please. [more inside]
posted by Uncle on Aug 30, 2011 - 8 answers

Where in Milwaukee can I take a Tiffany Portfolio watch to be appraised/sold?

Where in/near Milwaukee can I take a Tiffany Portfolio watch to be appraised/sold? [more inside]
posted by hafehd on Aug 23, 2011 - 3 answers

We'll always have Milwaukee

The Hubs and I are driving to Milwaukee today to watch the Brewer's game at 1pm. I'm told it will be done by 4:30. After that we want to hang out in Milwaukee a bit and have dinner before driving back to Chicago. Neither of us know all that much about Milwaukee besides where the baseball stadium is. I would like to do something even mildly interesting and/or unique and/or tasty. What would YOU do?
posted by bleep on Aug 14, 2011 - 12 answers

Need to find this Brewers cap

I need to find this Milwaukee Brewers cap style. [more inside]
posted by patrad on Aug 9, 2011 - 6 answers

Milwaukee Pancakes neighborhood cafes/bistros

Pancakes and neighborhood bistro/cafe/restaurant in Milwaukee. Quite specific inside. You have never let me down (recommendations in Philly outstanding) [more inside]
posted by rmhsinc on Jul 14, 2011 - 11 answers

Anybody Help me decipher the origins of this medal?

Which fraternal organization or group is identified with the letters C and K? [more inside]
posted by Tchad on Jun 28, 2011 - 21 answers

Vacation in Milwaukee and Chicago

Planning a vacation in Milwaukee and Chicago over the memorial day weekend. Any advice on - What to do/see ? - Restaurant/Food options? Thanks :-)
posted by WizKid on May 24, 2011 - 18 answers

Wisconsin vacation ideas

Family fun in (especially Northern) Wisconsin: ideas for activities, eating and lodging? [more inside]
posted by chesty_a_arthur on May 6, 2011 - 6 answers

Where to stay during summerfest?

Summerfest in Milwaukee questions. Where to stay and what to do? [more inside]
posted by travis08 on Apr 26, 2011 - 12 answers

Where's a cheap place in Milwaukee to have stitches removed?

Where's a cheap place in Milwaukee to have stitches removed? [more inside]
posted by Slinga on Feb 13, 2011 - 7 answers

Where should I watch the Superbowl in Milwaukee (Mayfair mall area)?

Where should I watch the Superbowl in Milwaukee (Mayfair mall area)? [more inside]
posted by alygator on Feb 4, 2011 - 8 answers

Looking for a Mexican restaurant in Milwaukee that hand take reservations.

Are there any Mexican restaurants in Milwaukee, WI that take reservations or can otherwise handle a group of 10-20 on a Saturday night? A search of previous questions turned up Cempazuchi but I'm looking for more ideas. [more inside]
posted by PSB on Jan 3, 2011 - 4 answers

Food and Beers in Milwaukee

Cheap eats / beers in Milwaukee? [more inside]
posted by FunGus on Jul 25, 2010 - 7 answers

Good places to busk in Chicago, Milwaukee, and Madison?

I'll be visiting Chicago, Milwaukee, and Madison soon and was hoping to earn a bit of extra cash busking. I play unamplified cello, mostly classical music. I'm not very familiar with any of those cities, so I'm looking for recommendations for places that might be good to play with my case open-- and also places i should definitely avoid, if any. Also note: I'll probably be taking my chances and doing so without a permit, so somewhere with lower probability of being hassled is a plus.
posted by mingo_clambake on May 1, 2010 - 15 answers

Help Plan a Cook's Tour of Chicago, Milwaukee & Madison

What are your favorite cooking/kitchen/food-related shops in Chicago, Milwaukee and Madison? [more inside]
posted by webhund on Apr 2, 2010 - 14 answers

Where to eat?

Milwaukee restaurant recommendation time! Where to eat in the general area of the Pabst Theatre? [more inside]
posted by Windigo on Mar 29, 2010 - 10 answers

I live in Milwaukee, WI. My fuses blow at least once a week. Often more. What are my rights and courses of action?

I rent a two bedroom in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Our fuses blow constantly. We have to turn off all the lights before using a hairdryer. Now we can't even use a small space heater in the middle of winter (with all lights off!) without the power shutting off. What are my rights and courses of action as a tenant? [more inside]
posted by HonorShadow on Jan 11, 2010 - 10 answers

Where to host a party in Milwaukee?

Milwaukee Filter: Where is a good place to host a get together for around 20 people with food for an average of 10-15 bucks per person? [more inside]
posted by InvestorMD on Dec 14, 2009 - 6 answers

Plan the best road trip EVER

Help me plan the most epic road trip from Wisconsin to Aspen, Colorado! [more inside]
posted by pyrom on Nov 15, 2009 - 3 answers

Tellers in crappy polos and aprons need not apply.

Help me find a good credit union or small bank around Milwaukee, WI. [more inside]
posted by thebestsophist on Nov 13, 2009 - 8 answers

Best way to move from Chicago to Milwaukee

Need recommendations for the best (read: lowest stress) way to move from Chicago to Milwaukee. We've never dealt with a moving company before. [more inside]
posted by desjardins on Sep 15, 2009 - 12 answers

The Fun Can Not Be Halted.

Going to Milwaukee for a wedding next month. Need to rent a car, and would love to try a Nissan cube. Is this even possible? [more inside]
posted by indiebass on Jul 27, 2009 - 2 answers

How to choose an accountant.

I am looking for a good accountant in the Milwaukee, WI area. I am starting a two-person LLC, any tips on either what to look for in an accountant or know of good ones in the area?
posted by thebestsophist on Jul 16, 2009 - 1 answer

Will I get stuck in Chicago traffic if I drive from the Milwaukee airport to South Bend, Indiana, starting at 4 pm Friday?

Chicago-driving-filter. If I leave Milwaukee (airport) at about 4 pm on Friday, and drive to South Bend, Indiana, will I spend hours in Chicago rush hour traffic? Can I avoid that somehow? What if I could move my departure time a bit earlier? Is this the route to take? [more inside]
posted by ruff on Jul 15, 2009 - 18 answers

Best place to View a sunrise in/around Milwaukee, WI

What is the best place to see a sunrise in/around Waukesha county, Wisconsin (just east of Milwaukee)? [more inside]
posted by niles on Jun 3, 2009 - 7 answers

Things to see or do in Milwaukee this weekend.

Things to see or do in Milwaukee this weekend. [more inside]
posted by damn dirty ape on May 22, 2009 - 6 answers

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