Author: Carl Miller
Book Reviews - Full Pints January 1, 2001 - Carl Miller In 1996, President Bill Clinton called Milwaukee “America’s most German-American city,” a distinction that the Wisconsin burg has enjoyed nearly since its founding. Playing host to German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, the President’s decision to put Milwaukee high on the list of tour destinations was a no-brainer. It was, in Clinton’s own words, a place where... View Article
Full Pints - History January 1, 2001 - Carl Miller On Saint Valentine’s Day of 1929, love was decidedly not in the air on Chicago’s north side. Six bodies lay dead and mutilated on the floor of a North Clark Street garage. A seventh victim had been rushed away barely clinging to life, only to succumb a short time later.
Full Pints - History November 1, 2000 - Carl Miller Nobody could hazard a guess at how many thousands of mugs of beer had been served over the old mahogany bar at Weis Brothers Saloon. Bartender John Mich, who had manned the beer taps at the Milwaukee watering hole since the 1890s, probably could have come closest in his estimate if he had tried. But... View Article