Waukesha Pewaukee In The News

January 2015

Location, Location, Location the Waukesha-Brookfield corridor is the Perfect Place for Your Next Meeting

The area offers an array of facilities to fit any budget and event size. For instance, the Country Springs Hotel offer over 40,000 square feet of diversified banquet and meeting space, which includes 20 private conference and reception venues that can accommodate group ranging from two to 720 people.
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December 2014

Greater Milwaukee is an Ever-Evolving Draw for Groups

The Milwaukee area is one that keeps up with the demands of planners, offering a number of updated group-friendly hotels, increasingly popular districts that attendees enjoy exploring on their downtime and intriguing activities that are unique to this attractive and fun Midwest destination.
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August 2014

Harkens Named to National Sailing Hall of Fame

The brothers started their own company with little money in 1967 that first focused on boat building, under the company name Vanguard. Their hardware business was kept separate so they could sell to competing boat builders. Before 1967, sailing hardware was heavy, hard to use and a pain in the butt, the brothers recalled. Once Peter decided to use plastic instead of steel ball bearings, well, things changed for the better. In 1984 and 1992,  the company became the official equipment supplier for the Olympics. Their career path seems to have paid off, as the two brothers were recently named to the 2014 National Sailing Hall of Fame.
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July 2014

Beer Me! Nine Cool Beer Gardens Around the U.S.A.

Born of the German appreciation for fine beer and communal festivities, biergartens have become über popular in the U.S. Whether they stick to traditional Warsteiner and wursts or break the mold with American craft beers and Korean kimchee, the following beer gardens offer patrons top-notch brews and food in both indoor and outdoor milieus. First on the list is Waukesha’s own Weissgerber’s Gasthaus.
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April 2014

Les Paul New Jazz Archive Interview

The New Jazz Archive talks with Paul’s godson and rock icon Steve Miller about his memories of his legendary godfather, and find out how Les Paul shaped Miller’s own life as a man and musician. After that an interview with Sue Baker of the Les Paul Foundation about Les’ life and legacy, and how the many inventions of the Wizard of Waukesha transformed 20th-century music.
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January 2014

A Revitalized Greater Milwaukee is Primed for Groups

Much like snowy Midwestern winters make way for spring’s bloom, the Milwaukee area has recently resurfaced, fresh with group-friendly amenities that will captivate both new and returning attendees. Updated hotels, intriguing attractions and team-bonding activities are all on deck for those lucky groups planning on convening here in 2014 and beyond.
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