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Bowling across America

Are you one of the millions of Americans who will be taking a weekend getaway to celebrate Independence Day? Whatever your destination this Fourth of July, traveling brings new sights, sounds, and bowling centers. You read that correctly—the United States is home to many unique bowling centers. Read all about them in Mike Walsh’s Bowling […]

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Fun Summer Family Activities in Milwaukee

With the temperatures are rising outside, it finally feels like summer has joined us. What better way to celebrate the season than by getting outside and enjoying all the fun summer family activities Milwaukee has to offer right now? Whatever your interests or budget, check out a few (or all!) of the events listed below. […]

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Father’s Day Fun for the Family

Did you know that Father’s Day has been celebrated for over 100 years? If you’re anything like us at JB’s on 41, each year you find yourself wondering, “What is the perfect way to celebrate Dad?” While some fathers would be content with another “World’s Best Dad” mug, fancy tie, or something homemade, most Dads […]

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Grad Party Ideas

It’s that time of year again… graduation time! Do you have a kiddo who is graduating this year? Whether it’s from preschool, elementary school, middle school, high school, or college? Even if you don’t, we’re completely positive that you know someone who is! If you’re throwing a grad party this year, keep on reading. Here’s […]

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Summer Birthday Ideas

When you’re a summer birthday baby, you never get the special experience of bringing treats to the classroom, listening to all your classmates singing “Happy Birthday” to you, or the special school-day attention that comes with having your birthday on a school day. Instead, it’s up to parents to make the day extra fun for […]

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Win Brewers Tickets this Summer!

“Take me out to the ball game, take me out to the crowd…” Are you excited for baseball season? Sure, it’s technically been Milwaukee Brewers baseball season since April, but we argue that baseball season really kicks off in the summer. Here at JB’s, we’re as big of fans of America’s pastime as anyone. That’s […]

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Spring Family Activities that Everyone Will Love

Finding the best spring family activities with Wisconsin’s weather unpredictability can sometimes be a challenge. As the old saying goes, “April showers bring May flowers.” Often, we see more rain in April and May than we’d like. But there’s no denying that May is quite beautiful. The smell of fresh cut grass, the sound of […]

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Live Concert with Tom Mahan Band

Next Saturday, one week from tomorrow, you have the chance to catch the Tom Mahan band in action at JB’s on 41 with a free live concert. The Tom Mahan Band kicks off the night at 9 pm on Saturday, May 21, and, to get ready for the event, we interviewed Tom Mahan to find […]

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Mother’s Day Fun

Another Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Last year, we talked all about how Mother’s Day came to be. As it turns out, we owe our thanks to a West Virginian woman named Anna Jarvis for the creation of Mother’s Day. Though, surprisingly, Anna Jarvis wasn’t pleased with the way the holiday ended up, […]

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Playing Games with Your Kids

What was your favorite game to play as a child? Was it Candyland? Monopoly? Foursquare or dodgeball? You may remember your grandmother telling stories of playing jacks outside when she was growing up or your mother recounting summers of playing family games of ball. No matter what generation you are from, playing games and childhood […]

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