winter

FREE off street parking downtown offered during snow emergencies! Find out where...

If you've been downtown, its no surprise that parking can be scarce...add to that three feet of snow in the past month, and we've got an even bigger headache. When there are snow plowing operations the rules are on the EVEN days you park on the EVEN sides of the street, and on the ODD days of the...
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Trouble finding salt for your driveways and sidewalks? Here are 8 alternatives.

If you've been looking for salt to take care of your driveways, walkways, sidewalks, and roads, you aren't alone. With the recent DUMPING of snow, there seems to be a shortage of salt at some local stores. Salt is famously known for melting ice. The chemicals in the salt lower the freezing point,...
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How do you survive -50 Wind Chills? Here's 5 tips and a podcast.

The Polar Vortex is real, yo. Milwaukee is seeing some historic low temperatures and wind chills. Rather than sift through the nonsense out there, I figured I do the logical thing and give you some tips of my own, and then talk with a Chief Meteorologist about this whole "Polar Vortex" "Wind Chill...
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Stop Doing This- It serves no purpose

Stop doing this... It serves no purpose... Unless you like your blades snapped off by the wind. Yes... It's getting worse. You see somebody put their wipers up the minute the temperature drops below 50 degrees and you think "they must know something" and then you do it too. Until the day we have 40...
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WISCONSIN WINTER CAR PREP & DRIVING - 9 HELPFUL TIPS

Ever WONDERED how to keep your car in winter shape and prepare for these brutal Wisconsin winters? Here you go. Riggs to the rescue…I just wanted to post some tips with the recent snowfall. I saw this on a Milwaukee Reddit thread and decided to take it and expound upon it for YOU. Yea - don't let...
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Is This Lake Frozen?

Every winter, I try more and more to embrace the freeze. I found a strong spot... look here! Video of Kraig Karson January Chevrolet
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WEDNESDAY WONDER: How does a ship on Lake Michigan go MISSING!?

I don't know about you, but when I think of Lake Michigan, I don't exactly think of "shipwrecks". I mean, I'm sure its happened, but I've never heard of this happening... Well it DID. Granted, it was a while ago, but it happened! There have been TONS of shipwrecks off of Lake Michigan...I have a...
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WEDNESDAY WONDER: Traveling to Antarctica - Are you serious?

The bottom of the earth is covered in ice...not many people live there aside from a few thousand scientists, but can you believe there's a TOURIST market for ANTARCTICA? Yes. It just so happens that my wife and I went there last year, and it was the trip of a lifetime. So since many people wonder...
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The 5 Winter drivers: Which one are you?

After the first big snowfall of the season (almost a foot of snow fell where I live but this beautiful shot is at Whitnall Park), I'm immediately reminded of winter drivers... some are ok. Some should stay home; forever. The question is, which winter driver are you? Here's the 5. 1. The extremely...
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Video of Kraig Karson November Chevrolet
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