Unless you live under a rock, or are just refusing to acknowledge it actually could go on without our beloved Packers making an appearance, you’re well aware that the Super Bowl takes place this Sunday. Though you may still feel the sting of Green Bay’s early departure in the postseason, chances are you’ll still be going to a viewing party or at least watching the game at home, clutching your Aaron Rodgers jersey. Whether surrounded by friends, family or a Clay Matthews Fathead wall decal, share some fun facts about America’s most celebrated night in front of the television. Here are 10 that would impress Lombardi, himself:
It’s election day! If you haven’t done so yet, please remember to vote today. No matter your political affiliation, the 2012 presidential election between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney is a very important one. If you’d like any information on candidate profiles, local election news, where to find your polling place and more, visit WisconsinVote.org. Especially with this year’s dead-heat between the two candidates, your vote DOES make a difference! See you at the polls!
Sunday marks the end of Daylight Saving Time (commonly mispronounced as “Daylight Savings Time,” with an “s”) for the year, meaning we’ll all need to “fall back” and set our clocks back one hour at 2 a.m. Sunday (or Saturday night!). Don’t forget to turn all your clocks and watches back one hour (cell phones and digital TV boxes should automatically set back on their own)!
A few fun facts about Daylight Saving Time*: (more…)
You’ve carved pumpkins and braved haunted houses, now this weekend is the Big Show: Halloween Trick-or Treat! Each Metro Milwaukee community has its own set Halloween trick-or-treat hours, most of them taking place either Saturday evening or Sunday afternoon, but some areas are waiting to celebrate on the night of Halloween proper – October 31st.
Read on to see when Trick or Treat is scheduled for your neighborhood!
Saturday marks the first day of autumn, and what better way to celebrate the change in season than by attending one of the area’s festivals this weekend? Judge the East Side’s best Bloody Marys, enjoy some apple-y goodness or take a peek into some rarely-visited buildings around the city. You can do them all with the help of this week’s festivals guide.
Tomato Romp, Milwaukee (more…)