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..."

Back in the News: Chisholm Far More Experienced Than Opponent
Back in the News

Chisholm Far More Experienced Than Opponent

He’s handled 14 times more cases than Swanigan. He also shows up for debates.

Sponsored: The Plight of Milwaukee’s War Children
Sponsored

The Plight of Milwaukee’s War Children

Inner city violence creates a war zone for children. We need a solution.

The State of Politics: Walker Sells Himself at GOP Convention
The State of Politics

Walker Sells Himself at GOP Convention

Uses convention to renew national profile, but Ryan a more likely choice for president in 2020.

Op-Ed: The Awful Reality of Prejudice
Op-Ed

The Awful Reality of Prejudice

I loved my job as art therapist. Then racism intervened.

Municipal Court Denies Open Records Request

Municipal Court Denies Open Records Request

Wisconsin Justice Initiative seeks audio tapes to see if court is following the laws on handling defendants.

Friday Photos: Zurn HQ Rising in Reed Street Yards
Friday Photos

Zurn HQ Rising in Reed Street Yards

First new building in city's water technology park nearly complete.

Weekly Happy Hour: They’ve Got the Goods at Palomino
Weekly Happy Hour

They’ve Got the Goods at Palomino

A killer happy hour deal, scrumptious food and a great patio.

Data Wonk: The Further Adventures of John Doe
Data Wonk

The Further Adventures of John Doe

U.S. Supreme Court signals it might take appeal of decision shutting down John Doe probe.

Black Residents Talk About Police Misconduct

Black Residents Talk About Police Misconduct

Demands for accountability at listening session of county Office of African American Affairs.

Streetsblog: Republican Platform is Hostile to Cities
Streetsblog

Republican Platform is Hostile to Cities

Would end all federal transportation funding for transit, biking, walking.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside Trio Apartments in Walker’s Point
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside Trio Apartments in Walker’s Point

The 120 unit, three-building complex boasts ingeniously efficient, space saving apartments.

Bike Czar: Ride Durango the Wisconsin Way
Bike Czar

Ride Durango the Wisconsin Way

Four days of biking in Durango, CO, were filled with Wisconsin connections.

Dining: No One Leaves Il Mito Hungry
Dining

No One Leaves Il Mito Hungry

The food blends Italian and other global food styles with passion.

Back in the News: Will Clarke Hurt GOP With Black Voters?
Back in the News

Will Clarke Hurt GOP With Black Voters?

His speech adds to anti-black tone at Republican convention, but heightens sheriff’s fame.

Echo: Milwaukee Sheriff Poached Canadian Bear
Echo

Milwaukee Sheriff Poached Canadian Bear

One of two men convicted for poaching, Facebook played major role in the bust.

Op-Ed: Will Walker Respond to Lead Crisis?
Op-Ed

Will Walker Respond to Lead Crisis?

1 in 20 kids in state tested positive for lead. State standards are too weak.

Sieger of Songs: “Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes”
Sieger of Songs

“Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes”

It’s a classic by Paul Simon, but did he borrow too much of it?

Data Wonk: Schools With Low-Income Students Can Succeed
Data Wonk

Schools With Low-Income Students Can Succeed

But they tend to be charter schools. Will Abele use OSPP to create more?

Back in the News: Radio Ad Blasts John Chisholm
Back in the News

Radio Ad Blasts John Chisholm

Secretive group blames DA for carjackings, lauds his opponent Verona Swanigan.