Potawatomi Plays Hardball

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

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Inside the Plankinton House Hotel, 1908

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

Plankinton House Hotel, 1889

The Plankinton House hotel once sat on prime real estate.

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The Silver Bullet for Bicycle Safety

What has the power to improve traffic flow, drive up property values, reduce the number of crashes, and increase the number of cyclists?

Long Live the Polish Moon Ride!

A great turnout, a beautiful foggy night, and fun polka and Mexican music -- the ride was a big success and will surely grow in coming years.

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The Brand New UWM School of Freshwater Sciences

New freshwater school is the centerpiece of the burgeoning water cluster.

833 East, the Unsung Hero of Office Towers

New high rise office building has no city subsidy and will add to the property tax base immediately.

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MIAD Apartments Changes Irk Bauman, Who Demands Fix

A planned community gathering space instead becomes an underwhelming staircase.

City Leaders Plot New Urban Placemaking Effort

With some creative use of grant money, the Greater Milwaukee Committee is helping neighborhoods update their image by ‘Urban Placemaking’

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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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“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.

“We’re trying to find what happened to the positive”

Erika Harvey and Precious Taylor worry that one day violence will randomly find them.

“Anywhere you hang your hat is your home”

Art Guenther has run Just Art's for 34 years, and mostly enjoyed it, though he's kicked out customers, including Jeffrey Dahmer.

Nate Conroy

"In other cities I feel far safer walking and biking, vis-a-vis cars, especially with my young son."

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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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Milwaukee’s New Bus System

MCTS is adding express service to more routes.

Developer Slays NIMBY Objectors

Why East Side development can move so slowly. And when developers can bypass the neighbors.

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Andy Hurley’s Fall Out Shelter

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

The Brand New UWM School of Freshwater Sciences

New freshwater school is the centerpiece of the burgeoning water cluster.

Tim Sheehy’s Traditional Home

He is working to keep the Bucks in Milwaukee for as long as he's lived in Fox Point.

833 East, the Unsung Hero of Office Towers

New high rise office building has no city subsidy and will add to the property tax base immediately.

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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?

Orchard Street Press

How a couple fell in love and started their own eco-friendly printing store.

Coast In Bikes

How a librarian who wanted to open a hostel started a bicycle shop business instead.

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Mike McCabe Blasts Both Parties

“We have one party that is scary and another that is scared,” writes Mike McCabe, executive director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, in his new book.

The Wisconsin Way?

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

PSC Questions Cost of Cutting Emissions

Public Service Commissioner Nowak warns federal carbon-emission rule could cost $20 billion. But is the estimate accurate?

Lawmakers Demand Response to Allegations of Inmate Abuse

Milwaukee Democrats call on the Department of Corrections to respond to allegations of abuse at Waupun Correctional Institution.

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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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Milwaukee Public Library

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

Catholic Financial Life Building

The Modernist downtown property has a history of transition, and one heck of a view.

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