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Don’t risk your family’s health in a cold home, let SDC’s weatherization assistance program help you

November 1, 2018

Is your home cold in the winter? Do you put plastic on your windows to keep the heat inside? There’s a better way to survive Wisconsin’s winters. The Social Development Commission’s weatherization team can help. If you qualify for Milwaukee County’s energy assistance program, you may qualify for SDC’s Weatherization services. SDC’s energy auditors can… [Read More]

Recipe – Down Home Apple Pie Popcorn

October 25, 2018

Down Home Apple Pie Popcorn Yield: 10 cups 3 tablespoons melted butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 8 cups popped popcorn 1 cup dried apple chips, broken into large pieces 1/4 cup toffee bits Heat oven to 300 F. Whisk… [Read More]

Autumn safety tips for seniors

September 27, 2018

As the air turns cooler and leaves drop from the trees, keeping in mind fall season safety tips help keep you and your family protected from seasonal dangers. Home heating • Make sure your home heating system is in good working order. • Have a professional evaluate the system and address any potential problems. •… [Read More]

Eight downsizing tips before you move into a senior living community

September 27, 2018

You’ve evaluated living options and found the ideal place to live out the next chapter of your life. Now what to do with all that stuff that’s accumulated over the years? Here are eight downsizing tips to help you downsize before your move. 1. Make a plan Downsizing is a process that involves different days… [Read More]

Grid Iron Eats: Food for Your Sunday Football Feast

September 27, 2018

Cheese Boat Total: 50 min Active: 20 min Yield: 10 servings Level: Easy Ingredients 1 loaf French or Italian bread Two 8-ounce packages cream cheese, at room temperature 10 ounces sharp Cheddar, grated (about 2 1/2 cups) 6 ounces corned beef, such as Carl Buddig, finely chopped 1 bunch green onions, finely chopped 1 medium… [Read More]

iPhone XS vs. XR vs. XS Max: iPhone buying guide for 2018

September 20, 2018

We help you break down which iPhone phone to get. So you’d like to buy either an iPhone XS, XS Max or iPhone XR and you’re not sure which one to get. Fair! This year’s iPhone line is arguably the most confusing ever, because the three new models are so closely matched. The 5.8-inch iPhone… [Read More]

Goody Gourmets is a real treat for Milwaukee

September 6, 2018

Milwaukee native Jacqueline Chesser had a good career with benefits working for a large insurance company, but despite her situation she said for many years she wanted to do something else with her life. One day, she was helping a friend search for an apartment in 2005 when she found the perfect storefront to realize… [Read More]

Pledged support for Black Lens received from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and HBO

September 6, 2018

Netflix star DeWanda Wise and New York Times assistant editor Aisha Harris headline Black Lens events; eight feature films and two short programs will highlight 20 African-American filmmakers at this year’s festival Milwaukee Film announces generous support for the organization’s cultural pillar, Black Lens, by both The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and… [Read More]

Sweet Tips for Sweet Treats

April 12, 2018

You might have a favorite cookie or brownie recipe — but did you know you could make it even better by adding a simple, familiar ingredient? With a few expert tips from Buddy Valastro, author and star of TLC’s “Cake Boss,” you can take your sweet treats from good to great in no time. Start… [Read More]

Dael Orlandersmith: A ‘theater worker’ who writes the truth

April 12, 2018

By Jacquelyn D. Heath Special to The Milwaukee Times Others have described Dael Orlandersmith as an actress, a performer, a playwright, a poet. From her own viewpoint, she is simply ‘a theater worker’. That is, she is someone who applies their talents to create products for public consumption to be delivered via the stage. The… [Read More]