Between July and August, photographer Laura Dierbeck went to several restaurants for a variety of MKE Lifestyle stories — Mistral for “Chefs Dish,” ARIA for “Dish of the Month,” and The Public Table and Lazy Susan for “The Best Of” feature. The innovative décor at each site ranges from Medit…

“There’s beauty in sharing the stories of diverse voices — and not just diversity of culture but diversity of humankind in all its expressions,” says Milwaukee Black Theatre Festival co-founder Sheri Williams Pannell. Her profile leads off the MKE Lifestyle 2021-22 fine arts season preview, …

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…