Blog Update for October 2017

CCLaP Links Not Working? Since 2012 I have reviewed books for the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography (CCLaP). Recently CCLaP has moved its website to a new WordPress platform. If you haven’t already, you should check out the New Look. Unfortunately, during the transition the old links couldn’t be transferred over. What does this mean? I will have to change the links for every book review and related post. This will be a long-term summer project on my end. I ask for your patience and understanding in this matter. In the mean time I have included a new CCLaP … Continue reading Blog Update for October 2017

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The War on Alcohol: Prohibition and the Rise of the American State, by Lisa McGirr @ NYJB

“The War on Alcohol” by Lisa McGirr retells the story of Prohibition with a cocktail of case studies, legal analysis, and a broad scope. Continue reading The War on Alcohol: Prohibition and the Rise of the American State, by Lisa McGirr @ NYJB

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2 books on Germany @ NYJB

I review books on Hitler’s domestic spaces and how Germany deals with 4 centuries of history over at the New York Journal of Books. Continue reading 2 books on Germany @ NYJB

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Milwaukee Distilled: Brian Sammons and Twisted Path Distillery

Via 2018 South 1st Street Milwaukee, WI 53207 http://www.twistedpathdistillery.com On a sunny October afternoon I met Brian Sammons, the Founder/Distiller of Twisted Path Distillery. The micro-distillery, Milwaukee’s third, occupies warehouse space across the street from Horny Goat Brewery. Launched in December 2014, Twisted Path has been a passion project for Sammons. Changes in the state’s liquor laws has created a small but recognizable boom in the micro-distilling business. Of the 40-plus micro-distilleries in Wisconsin, Milwaukee has three: Great Lakes Distillery, The Central Standard Distillery, and Twisted Path Distillery. Great Lakes and Central Standard are in Walker’s Point while Twisted Path … Continue reading Milwaukee Distilled: Brian Sammons and Twisted Path Distillery

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Milwaukee Profiles: Theresa Nemetz, Founder of Milwaukee Food Tours

Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Theresa Nemetz, the founder of Milwaukee Food Tours. We discussed the everyday challenges of running a tour company, successful and not so successful tours, and future plans. Continue reading Milwaukee Profiles: Theresa Nemetz, Founder of Milwaukee Food Tours

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The Megapolitan Flâneur: Greater Downtown Milwaukee: Milwaukee Food Tours: Explore Milwaukee Hop On / Hop Off Sightseeing Bus

Whether you are a tourist visiting Cream City or a lifelong resident, check out The Sightseeing Bus from Milwaukee Food Tours. It is a solid hour of education and entertainment. Continue reading The Megapolitan Flâneur: Greater Downtown Milwaukee: Milwaukee Food Tours: Explore Milwaukee Hop On / Hop Off Sightseeing Bus

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The Spirits of Milwaukee: Great Lakes Distillery and Central Standard Craft Distillery

Milwaukee has become a foodie haven and is known for its food and beverages. Milwaukee is home to not only beer but spirits. And really good spirits at that. Continue reading The Spirits of Milwaukee: Great Lakes Distillery and Central Standard Craft Distillery

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