For a unique night out, grab some friends and head to Glassnote Candle Bar. You'll sample craft cocktails while crafting your own soy candle from scratch. You can also shop for art, curated merchandise and distinctly Milwaukee candles such as “Bradford Beach (On a Good Day),” “Third Ward Dar…

Creativity truly does have healing powers. Local musician and Guitars for Vets cofounder Patrick Nettesheim and his national and international volunteers provide guitars and the ability to play them to veterans, helping them find solace, self-expression and peace through musical expression. …

The May Chefs Dish column interviews Pan and Dan Hompluem, owners of Cajun-style Lowcountry restaurant in Milwaukee. Find out why khao mun gai is the couple’s comfort dish, and try the recipe for “Dana Hompluem’s Infamous Jalapeño Cornbread.”

Pets are the stars of the May issue of MKE Lifestyle magazine, as photographer Laura Dierbeck and art director Maria Harris work with Waukesha’s Humane Animal Welfare Society (HAWS) to set up our cover shot. Inside the issue, we look at soaring pet adoption rates and follow the heartwarming …

Big, bold taste is a calling card at Immy’s African Cuisine in Milwaukee. Fresh ingredients — including seasonal fruit juices and delectable sauces — provide a unique dining spin on authentic East African dishes. Get a little back story on this unique restaurant, which also provides catering…

The number of food-insecure people in the MKE area has increased by 200,000 since the start of the pandemic. What is changing to address the area’s hunger needs, and what are some simple steps you can do to help? Meanwhile, community supported agriculture and gardens are forging new connecti…

Owner Christa Cianciolo left her job in healthcare to get back to nature with IL Bosco (Italian for “the forest”). Now the “eco-boutique” in Walker’s Point focuses on sustainable hand-crafted chemical-free furniture, furnishings, accessories and jewelry from artists who share the store’s nat…

What’s old is cool again in 10 Milwaukee-area locations. Whether drinking, dining, shopping, catching a movie or bowling, these businesses have the goods, the surroundings, the history or a combo of all three to take customers back in time.

The February issue of MKE Lifestyle features an oversize section looking at weddings and romance in Milwaukee. Thanks to the pandemic and its aftermath, weddings will definitely look different in 2021. While traditional rings and gowns are still on the cusp of style, the nuptial ceremonies t…