Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The state Senator from West Bend published a press release saying it's a holiday "almost no black people today care about." Vote in our poll on the subject.
State Sen. Glenn Grothman's opinion about Kwanzaa — that it is a false holiday that "almost no black people today care about" conjured up by a racist college professor and perpetuated by hard-core liberals — was strongly rebuked by a local Democratic Party leader. Patch users have commented passionately on both sides of the issue, some agreeing, some not and others seeing a couple sides of the argument. If you don't feel like commenting, simply vote in our poll. Or, jump in and join the discussion in the comments.
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Looking for something fun to do locally on New Year's Eve? Patch has you covered.
You've recovered from a massive Christmas dinner, nursed the egg nog hangover and reprogrammed all of your new electronics since the holiday weekend. Now it's time to set your sights on how you're going to ring in the New Year. OnMilwaukee has a comprehensive New Year's Eve bar guide with a slew of venues to watch the ball drop, including the Milwaukee Art Museum's sold-out celebration complete with live music, go-go dancers and an open bar (you can still signup for a waitlist) or Café Hollander on Downer Avenue's New Biers Eve celebration, where they will release a series of rare biers every hour on the hour, from 8 p.m. to close. But, if you're looking from some more local ideas, Patch is here to help. Shorewood Whitefish Bay Bayshore …
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Even well before 5 o'clock, people were out celebrating their Irish pride.
With St. Patrick's Day upon us, the North Shore certainly had the luck of the Irish Thursday afternoon. We went out and captured all of the different shades of green on the street, in the stores, in the schools and yes- of course, in the bars. Regardless of how you choose to celebrate the holiday, Patch wishes you a happy St. Patrick's Day!