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An MKE newbie discovers the people + places that make Milwaukee look, taste and sound great.
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S1E18 Kelly Fitzsimmons of... a whole bunch of stuff!
Check out MKE LOVE here. Kelly Fitzsimmons has been making Milwaukee great in a number of ways for years. More recently, Kelly is making Milwaukee sound great, both through Backline (in conjunction with gener8tor and Radio Milwaukee), an initiative to accelerate local artists, and a multimedia / multi-artist collaborative, VUCA.  - - Connect with Kelly as: CEO - CRS Virtual Reality Lab Non-fiction author - Lost in Startuplandia Supporter of the MKE music scene - Backline Organizer of MKE artist philanthropy - Artist Relief Fund Artist - VUCA Fiction author - coming soon! VUCA: "Lovely Child" on Apple Music "Lovely Child" on Spotify Kelly and Lex Allen on the Imagine This Podcast Kelly on: Twitter Facebook - - It's easy to support MKE LOVE - subscribe, rate and review! Also check us out online via our site (http://mkelovepodcast.com) and linktree(http://linktr.ee/mkelove). #saferathome #covid19 #covid-19 #mkelove #podcast #supportlocal #midwest #culture #walkerspoint #mke #milwaukee #wisconsin
54:10
August 5, 2020
S1E17 Maryann Kmet is The Ladle Lady
Check out MKE LOVE here. The Ladle Lady makes Milwaukee taste great, I can attest. Maryann Kmet is the Ladle Lady, an MKE business that began with soup and has quickly burgeoned to include a number of tasty, healthy dishes. Maryann talks about her connection to Milwaukee, how fitness flowed into healthy cooking (namely soup to begin with), and the impact that this global pandemic has had on her business. - - Connect with the The Ladle Lady online, on IG, and Facebook. - - It's easy to support MKE LOVE - subscribe, rate and review! Also check us out online via our site (http://mkelovepodcast.com) and linktree(http://linktr.ee/mkelove). #saferathome #covid19 #covid-19 #mkelove #podcast #supportlocal #midwest #culture #walkerspoint #mke #milwaukee #wisconsin
27:09
July 28, 2020
S1E16 Kevin Wondra of the Walkers Point Association
Check out MKE LOVE here.  The Walkers Point Association (WPA) has, for years, been helping Milwaukee look, sound, and taste great by partnering with the community and business owners to enable their success. Kevin Wondra has led the association for the past several years. I interviewed Kevin on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, when we discussed... Kevin's background, the history of the WPA, and reflections on what's going on in our world today with the pandemic and Black Lives Matter.   - - Connect with the Walkers Point Association online, on IG, and Facebook.  - - It's easy to support MKE LOVE - subscribe, rate and review! Also check us out online via our site (http://mkelovepodcast.com) and linktree(http://linktr.ee/mkelove). #saferathome #covid19 #covid-19 #mkelove #podcast #supportlocal #midwest #culture #walkerspoint #mke #milwaukee #wisconsin
50:55
June 17, 2020
S1E15 Marko Knezic of MKE Bar Dice Co
Check out MKE LOVE online via our site (http://mkelovepodcast.com) and linktree(http://linktr.ee/mkelove). Also, check out the Experience Milwaukee Podcast, who also published an episode with Marko in April, 2020. It could be said that Marko Knezic, founder of MKE Bar Dice Co, is making Milwaukee look, sound, and taste great. Bar dice, I've learned, is an important part of Milwaukee bar culture. When one engages in a game of bar dice at a bar (inferred... it's in the name), it's assumed the experience is accompanied by unique bar visuals, delicious Milwaukee food and drinks, and the sound of dice knocking about in a fancy leather cup. I interviewed Marko on Friday, May 29, 2020, when we discussed... Marko's background, the Milwaukee bar staple known as bar dice, and the launch of MKE Bar Dice in the midst of a global pandemic.  - - Support MKE Bar Dice Co online, on IG, and Facebook. - - It's easy to support MKE LOVE - subscribe, rate and review! Also check us out online via our site (http://mkelovepodcast.com) and linktree(http://linktr.ee/mkelove). #saferathome #covid19 #covid-19 #mkelove #podcast #supportlocal #midwest #bar #culture #mke #milwaukee #wisconsin
40:03
June 3, 2020
S1E14 Simon McConico of Vennture Brew Co
Check out MKE LOVE online via our site (http://mkelovepodcast.com) and linktree (http://linktr.ee/mkelove). Simon McConico, 1 of 3 founders of Vennture Brew Co (5519 W North Ave) is making Milwaukee taste great with brewed liquid of the coffee and craft beer variety. Their slogan is "Coffee, Beer, and Community." I interviewed Simon on Thursday, May 28, 2020, when we discussed... who even is Simon McConico?, "self-inflicted guys trips" known as beer ventures amongst his cohort, the launch of Vennture Brew Co, and the impact  of the COVID-19 pandemic on the biz. Support Vennture Brew Co online, on IG (which is easy on the eyes!), Twitter and Facebook. - - It's easy to support MKE LOVE - subscribe, rate and review! Also check us out online via our site (http://mkelovepodcast.com) and linktree (http://linktr.ee/mkelove). #saferathome #covid19 #covid-19 #mkelove #podcast #supportlocal #coffee #craftbeer #mke #milwaukee #wisconsin
54:09
June 1, 2020
S1E13 Kaitlin McCarthy of The Laughing Tap
Kaitlin McCarthy (and The Laughing Tap crew) are making Milwaukee sound great with comedy, both at The Laughing Tap and various venues throughout MKE. I interviewed Kaitlin on Sunday, May 24, 2020, when we discussed her background, the college major hop (until theater, finally), becoming a comedian, and of course the impact of "Safer at Home." Support The Laughing Tap on IG and Twitter. Stalk Kaitlin (seriously, don't stalk) on IG and Twitter. Go right now and check out Kaitlin's set here! And Milwaukee Comedy: MilwaukeeComedy.com, IG, Twitter and YouTube.  - - Have a question or comment? You can leave a voice message which could show up in future episodes. See the link below to leave your message! It's easy to support mke love - subscribe, rate and review! Also check us out online via our site (http://mkelovepodcast.com) and linktree (http://linktr.ee/mkelove). - - This episode’s show notes are brought to you by Vurbl 🎧.  Vurbl is launching new technology for audio creators like me 🙋‍♀️, so our message is broadcast loud and clear. Join the beta at Vurbl.com. #saferathome #mkelove #podcast #supportlocal #comedy #comedians #mke #milwaukee #wisconsin
38:46
May 25, 2020
S1E12 Chris Koncki of Mama's Boy Salsa
Chris Koncki (and his mama) are making Milwaukee taste great with salsa, whether mild, hot or extra hot (🔥🔥🔥). I interviewed Chris on Monday, May 4, 2020, when we discussed Chris' background, the move from day job to full time salsa slinger, a funny story about the company name ("a gentleman I like to call 'Santa'"), and the impact of "Safer at Home." Support Mama's Boy Salsa! MBS on IG, and FB. Find Mama's Boy Salsa at: Greendale Downtown Market Greenfield Farmer's Market Milaeger's Farmer's Market And check out MBS's partners for the Cinco de Mayo kit: MobCraft Beer (get the kit!) Juiced - - Are you a local MKE business offering services (curbside, delivery, pickup) during "Safer at Home"? Or know of one? Be sure to submit a listing in the MKE STRONG app. Help this community help you! #supportlocal - - Have a question or comment? You can leave a voice message which could show up in future episodes. See the link below to leave your message! It's easy to support mke love - subscribe, rate and review! Also check us out online via our site (http://mkelovepodcast.com) and linktree (http://linktr.ee/mkelove). - - This episode’s show notes are brought to you by Vurbl 🎧.  Vurbl is launching new technology for audio creators like me 🙋‍♀️, so our message is broadcast loud and clear. Join the beta at Vurbl.com. - - Are you a local MKE business offering services (curbside, delivery, pickup) during "Safer at Home"? Or know of one? Be sure to submit a listing in the MKE STRONG app. Help this community help you! #supportlocal #saferathome #mkelove #podcast #supportlocal #salsa #mke #milwaukee #wisconsin
33:17
May 5, 2020
S1E11 Ryan and Jess of Dandy
Ryan and Jess of Dandy are making Milwaukee look great with goodies from their vintage shop as well as a unique event space. I interviewed Ryan and Jess on Thursday, April 29, 2020, and discussed their background, transitions from day jobs to owners of Dandy, and the impact of "Safer at Home." Support Dandy! And be sure to SHOP DANDY! - - Are you a local MKE business offering services (curbside, delivery, pickup) during "Safer at Home"? Or know of one? Be sure to submit a listing in the MKE STRONG app. Help this community help you! #supportlocal - - Have a question or comment? You can leave a voice message which could show up in future episodes. See the link below to leave your message! It's easy to support mke love - subscribe, rate and review! Also check us out online via our site (http://mkelovepodcast.com) and linktree (http://linktr.ee/mkelove). - - This episode’s show notes are brought to you by Vurbl 🎧.  Vurbl is launching new technology for audio creators like me 🙋‍♀️, so our message is broadcast loud and clear. Join the beta at Vurbl.com. #saferathome #mkelove #podcast #supportlocal #vintageshop #eventspace #washingtonheights #mke #milwaukee #wisconsin
29:35
May 1, 2020
S1E10 Whitney Anderson, Designer & Illustrator
Whitney Anderson is making Milwaukee look great as a designer/illustrator. She also runs side hustle business called WitandCo. I interviewed Whitney on Friday, April 24, 2020 (the day that was supposed to end “Safer at Home” in Wisconsin) and discussed her “coming to Milwaukee” story, how she got started with design, and the impact of "Safer at Home." Support Whitney and Wit and Co! - - Are you a local MKE business offering services (curbside, delivery, pickup) during "Safer at Home"? Or know of one? Be sure to submit a listing in the MKE STRONG app. Help this community help you! #supportlocal - - Have a question or comment? You can leave a voice message which could show up in future episodes. See the link below to leave your message! It's easy to support mke love - subscribe, rate and review! Also check us out online via our site (http://mkelovepodcast.com) and linktree (http://linktr.ee/mkelove). - - This episode’s show notes are brought to you by Vurbl 🎧.  Vurbl is launching new technology for audio creators like me 🙋‍♀️, so our message is broadcast loud and clear. Join the beta at Vurbl.com.
33:37
April 24, 2020
S1E9 Guy Rehorst of Great Lakes Distillery
Guy Rehorst is the founder of Great Lakes Distillery, located in Walkers Point in Milwaukee. I had the privilege to interview Guy, discuss his background, how he got into distilling, the origin of the business, and the impact of "Safer at Home." Support Great Lakes Distillery! - - Are you a local MKE business offering services (curbside, delivery, pickup) during "Safer at Home"? Or know of one? Be sure to submit a listing in the MKE STRONG app. Help this community help you! #supportlocal  - - Have a question or comment? You can leave a voice message which could show up in future episodes. See the link below to leave your message! It's easy to support mke love - subscribe, rate and review! Also check us out online via our site (http://mkelovepodcast.com) and linktree (http://linktr.ee/mkelove). - - This episode’s show notes are brought to you by Vurbl 🎧.  Vurbl is launching new technology for audio creators like me 🙋‍♀️, so our message is broadcast loud and clear. Join the beta at Vurbl.com.
31:19
April 23, 2020
S1E8 Henry Schwartz of MobCraft Beer
Henry Schwartz, co-founder of MobCraft Beer, shared a beer (virtually) with me and the background of the brewery. We also talk about the impact of "Safer at Home." He mentions the Milwaukee Beer Drive-Thru events. Check out MobCraft online, on Instagram, and linktr.ee, which has a number of links to creative ways to support MobCraft during "Safer at Home." Are you a local MKE business offering services (curbside, delivery, pickup) during "Safer at Home"? Or know of one? Be sure to submit a listing in the MKE STRONG app. Help this community help you! #supportlocal Have a question or comment? You can leave a voice message which could show up in future episodes. See the link below to leave your message! It's easy to support mke love - subscribe, rate and review! This episode’s show notes are brought to you by Vurbl 🎧.  Vurbl is launching new technology for audio creators like me 🙋‍♀️, so our message is broadcast loud and clear. Join the beta at Vurbl.com.  
46:19
April 17, 2020
Greige - MKE STRONG edition
This is the MKE STRONG edition BONUS episode with Greige Patisserie. Check out the MKE STRONG app to #supportlocal businesses during "Safer at Home" and beyond.  Greige is located at 408 W. Florida St. in Walkers Point in Milwaukee. Here's a link to Season 1 Episode 7, the full interview with Jess. Greige online mke love online Rate and subscribe! Share this episode with your community so we can continue to spread the mke love.
01:00
April 17, 2020
S1E7 mke love to Greige
This episode’s show notes are brought to you by Vurbl 🎧.  Vurbl is launching new technology for audio creators like me 🙋‍♀️, so our message is broadcast loud and clear. Join the beta at Vurbl.com. From GreigeMKE.com: "Greige Patisserie is a local, French inspired bakery, devoted to quality, inventing new unique flavors, and creating a community of people who love sweets." You may be wondering, "What does Greige mean? And what is a patisserie?" Thankfully our local expert, Jessica Reinhardtson, is here with answers.  Check out Greige online, on Instagram, and on Facebook. Are you a local MKE business offering services (curbside, delivery, pickup) during "Safer at Home"? Or know of one? Be sure to submit a listing in the MKE STRONG app. Help this community help you! #supportlocal If you dig this podcast, please consider rating us on Apple Podcasts.  Have a question or comment? You can leave a voice message which could show up in future episodes. See the link below to leave your message!
22:14
April 14, 2020
S1E6 With Paul Lemley of MKESTRONG
This episode’s show notes are brought to you by Vurbl 🎧  Vurbl is launching new technology for audio creators like me 🙋‍♀️, so our message is broadcast loud and clear. Join the beta at Vurbl.com A few days after the Wisconsin “Safer At Home” order began I saw a Reddit post for a web app to help the community support Milwaukee’s hospitality industry. The web app is called MKESTRONG. In this episode I connect with the human responsible for the app, Paul Lemley. This is the debut interview for mke love podcast, and I can’t think of a more appropriate subject! This podcast is created with Anchor, which provides a feature for listener voice messages. Have a question or want to leave a comment to be included in a future episode? Follow this link, record your message and submit. 🔗 How 'bout some links? 🔗 MKESTRONG mke love on Instagram mke love on YouTube Get in touch: mkelovepodcast@gmail.com
28:12
April 9, 2020
S1E5 mke love to MobCraft Beer
Sour Fest at MobCraft Beer was scheduled for Saturday, March 28, but postponed cuz... pandemic. What does a crafty co. do when the people wanna pucker? Offer a virtual sour tasting via Zoom. I describe the virtual puckerfest and the 6 sour brews provided in the kit. #sourtothepeople MobCraft is located at 505 S. 5th St. in Walkers Point, Milwaukee, WI. While we are social distancing, MobCraft is offering curbside pickup of all  packaged brews and curbside pickup and delivery of pizza and other goodies from the Hidden Kitchen.  MobCraft online MobCraft on FaceBook MobCraft on Instagram MobCraft on Twitter MKE Strong web app - support MKE hospitality offering curbside, pickup and delivery during the pandemic shutdown!
15:45
March 30, 2020
S1E4 mke love to Oscar’s
It’s oh so quiet... on a Friday night in the most populated market in Wisconsin. Many restaurants and breweries can only offer curbside, pickup or delivery for their goods. In an effort to stay safe during the onset of this pandemic and yet contribute to the local economy, we decided to pickup a Big O burger and a Cuban sandwich from Oscar’s.
18:38
March 21, 2020
S1E3 mke love to Café India
https://linktr.ee/mkelove I enjoy cooking Indian food, but today it occurred to me that the “best Indian food in MKE” (per Yelp reviewers) is on my walking path to the grocery store. So, I ordered takeout paneer tikka masala with rice and naan from Café India (605 S. 1st St) in Walkers Point instead. I happened to have purchased a 6-banger of Pinkies Up from MobCraft Beer yesterday. A match made in heaven? Well, a match made in Walkers Point. Close enough. This episode captures my experience. Café India (Walkers Point): https://cafeindiamilwaukeewi.com/5530 MobCraft Beer, Pinkies Up: https://www.mobcraftbeer.com/recipes/pinky-up  #mke #milwaukee #walkerspoint #indian #craftbeer
13:13
March 16, 2020
S1E2 - Let’s Get It Started (Again)
I started this podcast 6 months ago. This is episode 2, in which I explain why it took half a year to post the second episode. So let’s get it started... once again. Here’s to the people and places that make Milwaukee look and taste great.
20:28
March 14, 2020
Ch 1: mke love to Rice N Roll Bistro
mke love podcast is the exploration of Milwaukee through the eyes, ears and taste buds of a newbie (to the city, that is). In this first episode, mke love visits Rice N Roll Bistro, an East Side sushi and Thai restaurant at the corner of Farwell Ave and Irving Place. This visit happens to be during the weekly happy hour, which is Tuesday from 4:30 to 5:30pm. For a 90 second recap video: http://bit.ly/mlp2ricenrollvidThe pics are here: http://bit.ly/mlp2ricenrollpicsAnd the words are here: http://bit.ly/mlp2ricenrollyelpVisit Rice N Roll Bistro online: http://ricenrollbistro.comIf you are affiliated with an MKE establishment and would like to be featured on this podcast, send an email to: mkelovepodcast@gmail.com
10:38
September 8, 2019