Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Nick Wilcox, 24, disappeared early New Year's Day in downtown MIlwaukee while out with his girlfriend.
Family and friends are searching for a 24-year-old man who disappeared while out with his girlfriend ringing in the New Year in downtown Milwaukee. Nick Wilcox was last seen between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m. Tuesday outside the Irish Rec Room on Old World Third Street in downtown Milwaukee. Wilcox is 6-feet 2-inches tall and about 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark grey shirt, dark jeans and black shoes. If anyone has information about his whereabouts, they are asked to call the Milwaukee Police Department at 414-935-7403. Wilcox’s girlfriend told Fox 6 Wilcox was seen by a bouncer leaving the bar with a man in a red shirt. Family and friends have been searching along the nearby river for Wilcox.
Sunday, December 23, 2012
Whether you partied hearty or not at all, chances are you'll leave the house on New Year's Day. Here's where you can go.
Happy New Year! 2013 is looking bright, indeed, isn't it? Unlike on Christmas Day, when the majority of businesses are closed, New Year's Day is a lot more open. Whether you need to run out and grab some eats or you ran out of eats and need a refill, there are plenty of places open Tuesday to take care of you. Piggly Wiggly on Washington Avenue is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. They have a fully stocked deli full of wings and an expansive craft beer area to keep the fun flowing during the various bowl games. In Caledonia, shoppers can visit Pick 'n' Save just north of 4-Mile on Douglas. There won't be any excuses for running out of treats on this last (first?) holiday of the year. But if going out is more your thing, the Dynasty Restaurant …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
The 26th Cool Fool kite festival takes over Veterans Park in Milwaukee on New Year's Day. Family-friendly, the event has lots of chances to see some amazing (and huge) kites, plus try your hand at something a little bit smaller.
Milwaukee County Parks invites you to Veteran’s Park, 1010 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive, to celebrate the New Year on Tuesday, Jan. 1. The Kite Society of Wisconsin & Illinois, and Gift of Wings are presenting the 26th Annual “Cool Fool Kite Festival,” the first kite festival of the new year. The 26-year Milwaukee tradition takes place on Milwaukee’s beautiful and windy lakefront. Admission to the kite festival is free. The festival begins at 11 a.m. and runs until 5 p.m.—or until organizers can no longer stand the cold. Kites and hot food will be available for purchase or you can bring your own. Free hot chocolate, coffee, and snacks will be provided, compliments of Caribou Coffee while supplies last. A group of local ice carvers will …