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Lake Effect Weekend: Milwaukee's Riverwalk, 'Baseball Italian Style,' Radio Chipstone, Ex Fabula

This weekend on Lake Effect:

Glowing reviews continue for the Milwaukee Riverwalk after more than 20 years. Then, how the first generation of Italian-American baseball players were pioneers in the sport - and in their families. Radio Chipstone explores the life of a cup of coffee, and we’ll have the latest in our storytelling series Ex Fabula.


  • Kevin Mueller, Milwaukee Magazine
  • Larry Baldassaro, author, Baseball Italian Style: Great Stories Told By Italian American Major Leaguers from Crosetti to Piazza
  • Char Braxton, writer; Gianofer Fields, material culture contributor
  • Leah DeLaney, Ex Fabula co-founder; Rachel Owens, WUWM
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