Wednesday, April 24, 2013
George Webb Restaurant is once again predicting a 12-game winning streak. If the Milwaukee Brewers make it, the restaurant will give away free burgers.
George Webb is predicting a 12-game winning streak for the Milwaukee Brewers and last time their prediction came true the restaurant gave out 168,194 free burgers throughout the state. The restaurant chain plans to do the same giveaway if the Brewers make to the 12th win, according to a release. Greenfield has two George Webb locations: There are also locations in nearby Franklin (7105 S. 76th St.) and Hales Corners (5110 S. 108th St.). They are pretty close to hitting that streak again. The Brewers won their ninth straight game Tuesday, a 6-3 win over the San Diego Padres. George Webb’s General Manager Ryan Stamm said, “This is such an exciting start of the year for the team. You can bet that we’ll be cheering the crew on to 12 straight …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Milwaukee Brewers catcher Martin Maldonado will be part of the event for a second straight year.
The MECA Wisconsin Police Canine Vest Foundation, Inc. in partnership with Fox Sports Network, announced its second annual MECA Vest A K-9 Fest will be held on Saturday, July 20. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the grounds of Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals. Milwaukee Brewers catcher Martin Maldonado will be part of the event for a second straight year. “I am honored to help support and raise awareness for the MECA Foundation which is a great cause and an important necessity in keeping our police dogs and our communities safe," Maldonado said in a statement. Last year the organization raised more than $30,000 at the event, money used to fund the protection of police dogs with bullet-resistant and stab-proof vests as …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Everything you need to know about the 2013 baseball schedule.
With as cold as it is today, it's hard to believe it but the unofficial countdown to Opening Day stands at 66 days as of Jan. 24, and today, the Milwaukee Brewers announced the team’s complete schedule for the 2013 season, with all home and road game times. The team will open at home against the Colorado Rockies on Monday, April 1 at 1:10 pm, the start of a six-game, seven-day homestand at Miller Park. The team will then travel to Chicago to play the Cubs for three games, April 8–10, and to St. Louis for three with the Cardinals, April 12-14. The Brewers Interleague schedule will feature two-game sets with the Texas Rangers, May 7–8 at Miller Park and Aug. 13–14 in Texas. Back-to-back two-game series with the Minnesota Twins will take …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
The Party Deck will be ready in time for the first 2013 Brewers game against the Chicago White Sox, scheduled on March 29. Groups can start making reservations in February.
The Milwaukee Brewers and MillerCoors today unveiled plans for a new Miller Park group entertainment area called The Miller Lite Party Deck. The Deck is currently under construction and will be ready in time for the Brewers first 2013 game at Miller Park - an exhibition against the Chicago White Sox set for Friday, March 29. The Party Deck will have a capacity of 70 and will be situated above the Miller Park right field Loge Bleachers. It will feature 1,400 square feet of entertaining space and will include a new fixed bar, buffet counter, flat panel televisions and two levels of seating. The area will be available for groups for select Brewers home games, offering an all-inclusive food and beverage experience in addition to a private …
Friday, November 16, 2012
Life for Milwaukee Brewer right fielder Corey Hart wasn't going as smoothly as he had wanted, but then his faith brought him comfort during a difficult time when others had started to doubt him.
For Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Corey Hart living his dream came with a price he wasn’t willing to pay. So he turned to Christ. Hart and other athletes with stories of faith will share those at a Saturday event in Caledonia. Caledonia resident and Brewers bullpen coach Marcus “Koos” Hanel; Racine native and safety for the Seattle Seahawks Chris Maragos; Racine native and former catcher for Milwaukee Brewers minor league team Jason Jaramillo; and catcher for the Dodgers AJ Ellis will be speaking at Hart’s event called “Heart to Hart” at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Grace Church, 3626 State Highway 31. “I was always looking for things, negative things…and I was so worried about being the best baseball player and the best you know, whatever,” …
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Packers and Bears on Thursday, Brewers suddenly in a Wild Card hunt and high school football games Friday ... what more could you ask for?
Week 2 of the NFL season brings Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears fans the treat of a Thursday night match-up. With an incredible run over the last several weeks, the Milwaukee Brewers are suddenly in the postseason conversation. And the high school football season is already at its halfway point, with the Whitnall Falcons focusing in on a playoff berth and the Greenfield Hustlin' Hawks desperately seeking their first win. What's got you most fired up? And share your opinions in our sports polls!
Monday, July 9, 2012
Milwaukee Brewers Mat Gamel and Cody Ransom will be in attendance as special guests of MECA owner Dr. Marla Lichtenberger at the MECA Vest a K-9 Fest on July 14.
On Saturday, July 14, the Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals (MECA) will host its first "MECA Vest a K-9 Fest" to raise awareness and much needed funds to vest Wisconsin’s police dogs with bullet and stab-proof vests. Milwaukee Brewers Mat Gamel and Cody Ransom will be in attendance as special guests of MECA owner Dr. Marla Lichtenberger, whom Patch caught up with for this week's Names in the News. Greenfield Patch: Tell Greenfield Patch users a little bit about MECA and its Greenfield history. ML: With such an enormous need for a 24/7, 365 days a year, state-of-the-art animal ER facility, I established The Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals in June of 2009. The Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals and Specialty Services, located…
Thursday, July 5, 2012
In a surprise announcement on Facebook, 8-twelve said it was opening for dinner July 5 and taking no reservations its first weekend.
Batter up: the grill is open. 8-twelve MVP Bar & Grill, the partnership between Brewers left-fielder Ryan Braun and Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, announced its opening Thursday, just minutes before it said the doors would open at 4 p.m. The restaurant with the name taken from the MVP's jersey numbers (Braun’s eight and Rodgers’ 12), is located at 17800 W. Bluemound Rd., in the former Charro pan-Latin restaurant, in the Town of Brookfield. "We wanted to let our online friends be the first to know, we will open for dinner tonight at 5pm," the restaurant unveiled on its Facebook page. "We will be taking walk-ins only throughout the weekend. Check http://www.8-twelve.com/ for our menu & more information" Omar Surg, co-owner and president of SURG …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Open job interviews will be held Thursday through Saturday at the former Charro restaurant — soon to be 8-twelve, the joint venture of MVPs Ryan Braun and Aaron Rodgers.
A possible perk of the job? Meeting Ryan Braun and Aaron Rodgers. 8-twelve, the restaurant venture of the two MVPs, is holding open job interviews this week to hire bartenders, servers, hosts, bussers, line cooks, dishwashers and prep cooks. Interviews (bring resumes) will be from 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the restaurant site, 17800 W. Bluemound Rd., Town of Brookfield, formerly Charro. The restaurant, slated to open in June, is the second Braun-SURG Restaurant Group partnership and the first for Rodgers. Braun partnered with SURG on Graffito on Water Street in Milwaukee. 8-twelve will feature American fare, including burgers, steak and other grilled food. JSOnline.com dining critic Carol Deptolla said…
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The former Major League All-Star was at PyraMax Bank courtesy of Greenfield Patch, and talked about his Open Arms charity.
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Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Davey Nelson lights up when he talks about stealing home eight times in his career, including second, third and home in the same inning. He still cringes when he talks about a collision with an outfielder that left Nelson with a fractured jaw and an injured ankle that cost the former Milwaukee Brewers coach a majority of the 1974 and 1975 seasons. He quickly recalls Hall of Famer George Brett as the best player he’s ever played with and Hal McRae as the best teammate he ever had, and recounts with angst being pinch-hit for during his only career All-Star Game in 1973. But for the FS Wisconsin analyst who spent 10 years as a big-league player, baseball just might rank second on Nelson’s list of things he’s most passionate about. Get him …