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Where can I take part in group meditation in the Milwaukee area?

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020
A woman meditates in a scenic mountain vista. Important disclaimer reads, "Location pictured not actually in Milwaukee"

Meditation Centers in the Milwaukee Area

Whether you’re an experienced meditator on the verge of pure satori or a newcomer to the cushion, Milwaukee offers a pleasing variety of centers where you can get your Zen on. To give you a starting sample, we’ve compiled the list below.

Please note that some of these establishments may be closed or have altered hours due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We recommend checking their website and/or contacting them for confirmation before making the journey to their location.


Where can I find historic architecture in Milwaukee?

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020
Several heads nod in appreciation of Milwaukee architecture

Historic Buildings in Milwaukee

There are many things to love about Milwaukee, and one of those elements is the city’s historic architecture. From cathedrals to unique government buildings, lighthouses and haunted hotels, this city boasts an array of delightful structures to soak in.

With so much out there, it can be tough to know where to start. What are some key historic buildings in Milwaukee?


What are the best fishing spots in Milwaukee?

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
Close-up on a mans hands warmly holding a fishing pole at a lake.

Best Locations for Fishing in the Milwaukee Area

Here in Milwaukee, we’re blessed to have a myriad of delightful fishing spots around us. The city is situated on Lake Michigan, after all; not only is this a great fishing lake, but it gives birth to excellent inland lakes and county park lagoons, not to mention the various rivers and streams. The result is a multitude of opportunity for quality reel and fly fishing alike.

To help you plan a great angling adventure, we’ve compiled our top fishing spots in the Milwaukee area below. Simply click any that you’re interested in for more information. Thanks for reading, and happy casting!


Best BBQ restaurants in Milwaukee, WI 

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
ribs on grill

A delicious BBQ pulled pork sandwich can hit the spot any time. The same goes for brisket and ribs. Anyone carnivore out there ought to love a great BBQ joint. Well, you don’t have to go to Kansas City to enjoy some great BBQ. Check out some of our favorite BBQ restaurants in the Milwaukee area below.  (more…)

Dog Parks near Milwaukee WI 

Friday, July 12th, 2019
dog wearing sunglasses sitting in car

Summertime is in full swing, so you should get out and appreciate the good weather while it’s here. It’s Wisconsin, after all, and we could get snow at any time. If you’re the proud mom or dad of a nice doggo or pupper, the Milwaukee area is home to some great dog parks for both humans and canines to enjoy. Check out a few of our favorites below and go get some sun with your dog! (more…)

Milwaukee Brewers 2019 trade deadline options 

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
brewers trade deadline options

The month of July is upon us again which means it’s trade season in Major League Baseball. Our Milwaukee Brewers have had a strong campaign so far, but they haven’t seemed to have built off of last year’s success. The Crew has been in first place or tied for first place for much of the year, so let’s explore some of their options for the trade deadline which is on July 31.  (more…)

2019 Packers draft recap and offseason outlook

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
lambeau field facade

The 2019 NFL Draft has come and gone, and all 32 teams are happy with who they got. Every General Manager will tell you that they love their picks and their team is improved. The Green Bay Packers entered day one of the draft with two first round picks thanks to a trade with the New Orleans Saints during last year’s draft. Would they trade up? Trade down? Surprise everyone? Keep reading to learn about the 2019 Packers draft class. (more…)

Get the Job Done with a Work Truck from EVS Auto

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
High-Quality Work Trucks Milwaukee, WI, text on a closeup image of a trucks front grille

Where Can I Find a Durable, Reliable, and High-Quality Work Truck Near Milwaukee, WI?

Here at EVS Auto we understand that there just are some jobs and household projects that require the rugged durability and hauling power that only a truck can provide.  For that reason we provide an easy way to find all of our high-quality work trucks and commercial vans all in one convenient place on our website.  You can view all of our reliable work trucks and commercial vans by following the link below and you can also learn how EVS Auto serving the Milwaukee, WI community can help make the truck buying process easier than ever before. (more…)

Where are the Best Farmer’s Markets around Milwaukee, WI? 2018

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
2018 Milwaukee, WI Farmer's Markets, text on an image of fresh produce on a wooden table

2018 Milwaukee, WI area Farmer’s Markets

As spring ushers in warmer weather to us here in the Milwaukee, WI area we are free once again to enjoy the outdoors.  Spring and summer mean cookouts, family reunions, festivals, bonfires and more, and the one thing that takes all of these activities from ordinary to extraordinary is having great food to share with friends and family.  It is easy to appease a crowd with Wisconsin staples like brats and burgers but if you really want to impress your guests then stock up on fresh fruits, veggies, baked goods, and so much more at one of these five local Milwaukee farmer’s markets.  These Markets are available to you on the weekends and during the week too, so you can always have a source of fresh locally grown goodies, enjoy. (more…)

Where are the Best Bicycle Shops in Milwaukee, WI? 2018

Friday, April 20th, 2018
Milwaukee, WI Bike Shops, text on an image of a view from behind the handle bars of a bike on a paved trail

Bicycle Shops in Milwaukee, WI 2018

Along with the warmer weather and much-anticipated sunshine, spring also ushers in bike season to Wisconsin as well.  However, after a long winter of hanging from the rafters in the garage, your bicycle is likely in need of some tender-loving care.  If your bike requires more than a little air in the tires, then take it to one of these six Milwaukee, WI area Bicycle Shops to get it tuned-up and ready to ride.  These bike specialists can get your bike back in pristine condition in no time as well as help find a perfect fit brand-new bicycle for you, your significant other, and anyone looking to enjoy a ride. (more…)