Our beloved City of Festivals kicks off its 2017 season this month, and we’d be lying if the indulgent festival fare, from deep-fried favorites to internationally inspired bites, didn’t excite us almost as much as the festivals themselves. Tantalize your taste buds and prep your tummy for what lies ahead here.
You can admire the beauty of a house — its architectural elements and the design of its rooms — but, ultimately, what makes a house a home is its people. That’s why for WBCS Inc.’s 20th-anniversary Showhouse for a Cure Jessica N. Bertoni began her design concept for the living room by imagining the homeowner.
It’s our duty here at M to celebrate Cream City and all there is to love about it, but this year, we also wanted to hear from you, our loyal readers. We created an online poll divided into five categories — People; Fitness and Beauty; Shopping and Style; Dining and Drinking; and Culture, Arts and Fun — and gave you free rein to nominate your favorite Milwaukee area people, places and things. The winners and first runners-up from each category are revealed here, and we included some of our editors’ picks too. Keep reading to see who made the cut.