Potawatomi Plays Hardball

Gov. Walker delayed decision on Kenosha casino, so tribe is delaying $25 million payment owed to state.

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Plankinton Arcade, 1925

The Plankinton Arcade sits on the site of the former Plankinton House Hotel.

Inside the Plankinton House Hotel, 1908

Two historic views of the Plankinton House Hotel's impressive interior.

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Wauwatosa Goes Green With Bike Lanes

Wauwatosa turns North Avenue into a bicycle paradise with green lanes and bike boxes.

New Bike Trails and Ride Rules

A rundown of new bicycle amenities. And permits are now required for group rides on area trails.

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The Pizza Man Apartments

New East Side apartment building is bringing good urban form back to prominent corner.

Inside Sage on Jackson

Just how green is it?

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Absentee Ballot ID Requirement Could Backfire on Republicans

Republican base of elderly, rural voters most affected.

MIAD Apartments Changes Irk Bauman, Who Demands Fix

A planned community gathering space instead becomes an underwhelming staircase.

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Paving the Lakefront with Concrete

WisDOT deal with city will create a 10-lane roadway along the lake.

The Hotel That Isn’t There

The downtown Marriott made so many compromises in design there's barely any left.

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Maclovio Vega

"I remember when downtown Milwaukee didn't exist. Buildings such as the Calatrava and University Tower are creating a unique skyline."

“Everything happens for a reason; there are no accidents in the universe”

LeVar Burton, who’s known for hosting Reading Rainbow, is still using good old-fashioned storytelling to teach children to read.

Chelsea Johnson

"I absolutely love living in Milwaukee now!"

“So many things, now, the older I get, they aren’t here any more”

Born in 1935, Marilyn Radke is just trying to get as much good living in as she can.

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The Wisconsin Way?

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin calls on Governor Walker to move health care reform forward.

American Dream Blocked For Black Youth

Rep. Mandela Barnes offers his plan to address Wisconsin's racial disparities.

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City Expands Solar Program

Solar energy program shines on two more city neighborhoods.

Only 50 of 600 Laid-Off Cargill Workers Find Work with Company

550 former Cargill employees are left searching in biggest Milwaukee layoff since Kohl's Grocery closing.

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The Inevitable Decline of the Journal Sentinel

The newspaper has unique strengths, but will that be enough to stop it from going out of print?

Will Joe Davis Run For Mayor?

He probably has a better chance of beating Barrett than Bob Donovan. But what exactly does Davis stand for?

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How To Fix O’Donnell Park

It's a complete failure of a park, here is how to fix it.

New Apartment Building Coming to the Third Ward

Two developers partner up for a new building that is going to have a very odd shape.

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Tau Kappa Epsilon House

The TKE fraternity's 1904 home has operated as a rooming house for generations, but it's now suspended and its president faces drug charges.

The Pizza Man Apartments

New East Side apartment building is bringing good urban form back to prominent corner.

Inside Sage on Jackson

Just how green is it?

Andy Hurley’s Fall Out Shelter

The popular drummer is a fan of elegant prairie school architecture, perfect for Lake Drive.

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What Explains the Democratic Economic Advantage?

Possible explanations for why the economy and stock market perform better under Democratic presidents.

How to Train Workers

Without the right training and opportunities for workers, the 30th Street Corridor will fail. Third story of a series.

Only 50 of 600 Laid-Off Cargill Workers Find Work with Company

550 former Cargill employees are left searching in biggest Milwaukee layoff since Kohl's Grocery closing.

Are Democrats Better for the Economy?

The data shows Democratic presidents have better economic growth. But is the data meaningful?

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Walker Administration Lets Building and Safety Codes Slip

Critics say anti-regulatory bent means state hasn't addressed potential hazards and adapted cost-saving advances. First of a series.

What Will “No Recall” Voters Do on Nov. 4?

They didn’t believe a governor should be recalled in mid-term. But will they vote to reelect Walker?

What Explains the Democratic Economic Advantage?

Possible explanations for why the economy and stock market perform better under Democratic presidents.

Dispensergate?

State comes clean on alleged soap dispenser scandal.

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Gimbel’s Building

The classic retailer is long gone, but the “ASQ Center” lives on.

Milwaukee Public Library

Giant Eagle sculptures outside of the central branch evince an intriguing history.

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Street Safety Lags in America

America is failing at improving road safety, but how is Wisconsin doing?

The Physical Benefits of Biking and Walking Paths

Study shows people living near trails get more exercise, leading to better health.

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