Friday Photos: New Apartments for the East Side
Friday Photos

New Apartments for the East Side

First phase of Greenwich Park Apartments, with six floors, 53 units, is nearly complete.

Milwaukee’s New Dance Competition

Milwaukee’s New Dance Competition

Marcus Center hosts DanceMKE, which kicks off August 2nd. Help choose the winner!

Lake Park Bridge Faces Thorny Issues

Lake Park Bridge Faces Thorny Issues

Citizens narrow options, but funding issue still makes any solution tough to accomplish.

White Allies for Black Lives Matter

White Allies for Black Lives Matter

Two activist groups demonstrate to support BLM and black man shot by Tosa cop.

Bar Exam: Pourman’s Used To Be Sausage Factory
Bar Exam

Pourman’s Used To Be Sausage Factory

Yet it's been a tavern for more than a century. This is truly old Milwaukee.

House Confidential: The Riverwest 24 Countdown House
House Confidential

The Riverwest 24 Countdown House

109-year old Pierce St. duplex is unremarkable, save for its RW24 spirit.

Op-Ed: Thoughts from Philadelphia
Op-Ed

Thoughts from Philadelphia

Crime and justice reform and the 2016 presidential election.

Murphy’s Law: Walker’s Bizarre Choice for High Court
Murphy’s Law

Walker’s Bizarre Choice for High Court

From a state with countless judges, he picks a crackpot lawyer named Daniel Kelly.

Wisconsin Budget: Home Loans Reinforce Metro Segregation
Wisconsin Budget

Home Loans Reinforce Metro Segregation

In 2014, whites got 81% of loans, blacks just 4%, report shows.

Plenty of Horne: The John Chisholm Road Show
Plenty of Horne

The John Chisholm Road Show

He discusses his handling of crime, staff turnover and that "partisan witch hunt."

Band of the Week: The Gorgeous Sound of Dead Horses
Band of the Week

The Gorgeous Sound of Dead Horses

Guitar, mandolin, double bass and great vocals. They may be future stars in the making.

Streetsblog: Who Knew? Tim Kaine Is An Urbanist
Streetsblog

Who Knew? Tim Kaine Is An Urbanist

Democratic V-P choice supported transit, opposed cul-de-sacs, urban sprawl.

Op-Ed: Wisconsin’s New Economy Taking Off
Op-Ed

Wisconsin’s New Economy Taking Off

More than half a billion was invested in startup companies in last two years.

Westlawn Gardens Begins Rebuilding Process

Westlawn Gardens Begins Rebuilding Process

Residents moving out as state’s largest public housing complex gets torn down, rebuilt.

Murphy’s Law: The King of Subprime Lending
Murphy’s Law

The King of Subprime Lending

How Bucks owner Wes Edens makes millions off troubled homeowners.

Now Serving: New Chinese, New Hamburger Mary’s
Now Serving

New Chinese, New Hamburger Mary’s

Plus: new microbrewery and Kasana pop-up dinners.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Rocky Marcoux Keeps His Job
Eyes on Milwaukee

Rocky Marcoux Keeps His Job

In a dramatic turnabout, the once-dead DCD head gains 11 of 15 council member votes.

Op-Ed: Koch Brothers Impact on GOP Convention
Op-Ed

Koch Brothers Impact on GOP Convention

Their impact on Republican platform and candidates — all but Trump — was “huge!”

Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Kills Prospect Ave High Rise

Impressive 27-story, $55 million project is dead, due to opposition of neighbors.

Plenty of Horne: Black Swan Floats Downstream
Plenty of Horne

Black Swan Floats Downstream

The banquet hall on the Milwaukee River will move from Grafton to the Third Ward.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Approves Bus Rapid Transit
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Approves Bus Rapid Transit

Nine-mile BRT project rolls forward, but not without strategic modifications.

The Future of Walnut Way

The Future of Walnut Way

New director LaShawndra Vernon continues work to transform area near 16th and North.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Climb Inside the Belay Apartments
Eyes on Milwaukee

Climb Inside the Belay Apartments

Mandel's "coolest project ever"? It includes unlimited access to a rock-climbing gym.

Sieger on Songs: The Strangeloves Out-Stoned the Stones
Sieger on Songs

The Strangeloves Out-Stoned the Stones

Songs like “Night Time” had a beat Keith Richards would have killed for.

NEWaukeean of the Week: James B. Methu
NEWaukeean of the Week

James B. Methu

"I see our downtown momentum continuing and making its way to neighborhoods..."