Poor Milwaukee. When we told friends and family we’d decided to spend a couple of weeks in Milwaukee, they invariably asked, “Milwaukee? Why Milwaukee?” and then recommended some other spot. This only made me want to visit Milwaukee more. Even the people we met IN Milwaukee kept asking us why we’d chosen their city. But… Continue reading Hello Milwaukee!
Frank Lloyd Wright, Santiago Calatrava & Ladybugs It’s probably a good idea to start this post with a few caveats: We are not experts on architecture. We had no intentions of starting a travel blog when we visited Milwaukee. We traveled at a time when many places were closed for tours. We wish we could… Continue reading Milwaukee’s Architecture
During our month on the road, we determined that the Midwest has its own four food groups: pork, cheese, beer, and fried anything. And we’re OK with that. You may be aware that we became big Milwaukee fans on our trip. We also liked the food and drink, even if we didn’t get to try… Continue reading Milwaukee Food & Drink
Murals, Sculptures & the Bronze Fonz On my daily walks around Milwaukee, I was struck by the amount of outdoor art on display. Whimsical sculptures and candy-colored murals dot the city. Every summer, the nonprofit organization Sculpture Milwaukee brightens the landscape by scattering a new outdoor exhibition throughout downtown and publishing a map to help… Continue reading Milwaukee’s Outdoor Art
Cassadaga, according to the T-shirts in its gift shop, is “where Mayberry meets The Twilight Zone.” If that doesn’t sound like a place tailor-made for “Y’all Went Where?,” what does? Cassadaga is also known as “The Psychic Capital of the World.” It lies about 30 minutes from Daytona Beach and 30 minutes from Orlando –… Continue reading Cassadaga
The Booth Museum is home to the world’s largest collection of Western art. Why is there enormous collection of art devoted to the American West in Cartersville, Georgia, instead of, say, Sante Fe, New Mexico, or Cheyenne, Wyoming? Because the family who collected the art and founded the museum (and who wish to remain anonymous)… Continue reading Booth Museum of Western Art