Wisconsin Women Earn 81% Of What Men Do

Wisconsin Women Earn 81% Of What Men Do

The gap has fallen from 59 cents for every dollar earned by men to 81 cents. Why does the gap persist?

Don’t Dabble With Future of UW, Tech Colleges

Don’t Dabble With Future of UW, Tech Colleges

Republican proposal to merge them is neither timely nor well thought out.

The State of Politics: Home Values Rising Amid Hot Market
The State of Politics

Home Values Rising Amid Hot Market

Values have risen for 41 months, but have yet to match the 2008 peak.

Sieger on Songs: “It’s All Over Now”
Sieger on Songs

“It’s All Over Now”

The Stones made it famous, but Bobbie Womack wrote it and kills it.

Plenty of Horne: Juneau Park Gains a Bike Oasis
Plenty of Horne

Juneau Park Gains a Bike Oasis

Handy bike fix-it station donated by Barb Stein; more park improvements still to come.

Many Killed by Teens Illegally Carrying Guns

Many Killed by Teens Illegally Carrying Guns

Laws make possession illegal, but 6% of MPS teens reported having guns.

Weekly Happy Hour: Public Beer Gardens Are Great Fun
Weekly Happy Hour

Public Beer Gardens Are Great Fun

County now boasts four permanent and two traveling beer gardens.

Friday Photos

Milwaukee’s New Rooftop Bar

It will be located atop the New Kimpton Hotel in the Third Ward.

Back in the News: Anti-Streetcar Petition Dies
Back in the News

Anti-Streetcar Petition Dies

Paging General Bob Donovan, what happened?

House Confidential: City Clerk’s Home Is His Castle
House Confidential

City Clerk’s Home Is His Castle

Jim Owczarski's home towers over the nearby ranch homes.

New Leader of LISC Aims to Improve City

New Leader of LISC Aims to Improve City

Laura Bray helped revitalize Menomonee Valley, oversaw Three Bridges Park.

Op-Ed: ALEC Aims to Privatize All Schools
Op-Ed

ALEC Aims to Privatize All Schools

Wisconsin follows its lead but Nevada's sweeping law sends shock waves.

Cruel and Unusual: Going Crazy in Solitary
Cruel and Unusual

Going Crazy in Solitary

Psychologist studied effects of isolation on many prisoners; the findings are grim.

Now Serving: Bay View Loses Pizza, Gains Ceviche
Now Serving

Bay View Loses Pizza, Gains Ceviche

Pepi's Pizza will move from Howell Ave. to Brady Street and C-Viche will open on KK.

$1,000 Per Hour Lobbyists Roam Capitol

$1,000 Per Hour Lobbyists Roam Capitol

WDC analysis finds 47 groups spent at least that lobbying legislators in Madison.

Murphy’s Law: How Walker Wasted Pricey Legal Help
Murphy’s Law

How Walker Wasted Pricey Legal Help

He ignored $2.2 million report concluding Kenosha casino had no legal risks.

Plenty of Horne

Architectural Review Board for Bay View?

Ald. Zielinski has raised question and a KK Ave. BID member makes inquiries about starting ARB.

Civic Groups Fight MPS “Takeover” Plan

Civic Groups Fight MPS “Takeover” Plan

Coalition of 22 groups assails state plan giving county exec power over struggling schools.

Jazz in the Park: Questions for Altered Five Blues Band
Jazz in the Park

Questions for Altered Five Blues Band

Blues Bytes magazine says the band boasts “the funkiest rhythm section outside of Memphis.”

Should City Approve Subsidy for Bucks Arena?

Should City Approve Subsidy for Bucks Arena?

The costs keep rising. And the benefits seem iffy.

City Business: Will Milwaukee Company Transform Vodka Business?
City Business

Will Milwaukee Company Transform Vodka Business?

Griffon Vault Vodka is winning fans for convenience and awards for its taste.

Cruel and Unusual: Making Friends With a Fly
Cruel and Unusual

Making Friends With a Fly

Prisoner's 360 days in "the hole" shows impact of solitary confinement.

Profile: Port Director Paul Vornholt’s Surprising Success
Profile

Port Director Paul Vornholt’s Surprising Success

Criticized as "unqualified" and a "patronage appointment," Vornholt has pleased even his critics.

Plenty of Horne: Tim Gokhman Builds His Dream Home
Plenty of Horne

Tim Gokhman Builds His Dream Home

Developer is building on one of the last remaining lots in Beerline B.

Op-Ed: Questions Remain on “Opportunity Schools”
Op-Ed

Questions Remain on “Opportunity Schools”

Republican plan giving Abele power over low-performing MPS schools offers few details.