Most City Services Closed Labor Day

Most City Services Closed Labor Day

No parking enforcement! But better pick up that towed car before the lot closes.

Best of Doors Open: Doors Open to Frank Lloyd Wright
Best of Doors Open

Doors Open to Frank Lloyd Wright

A virtual tour of Frank Lloyd Wright's American System-Built homes. Third in a series.

Op-Ed: Compromise Is Possible on Waukesha Water
Op-Ed

Compromise Is Possible on Waukesha Water

The solution is obvious, if environmentalists and Waukesha officials will compromise.

Safe Zones Need More Police Cooperation?

Safe Zones Need More Police Cooperation?

Ald. Hamilton, community, police disagree on how to make project work.

City Streets: The Curious History of St. Paul Avenue
City Streets

The Curious History of St. Paul Avenue

It was once Detroit and Fowler Streets, and before that was under water.

Weekly Happy Hour

Vista King Offers Great Lake Cruises

And on certain nights, the cruise has a happy hour. It’s my favorite bar.

Best of Doors Open: Doors Open to Milwaukee’s Taj Mahal
Best of Doors Open

Doors Open to Milwaukee’s Taj Mahal

Visual tour of the Tripoli Shrine Center, built in Moorish Revival style. Second in our series.

Jazz in the Park: Questions for Bill Bonifas & Legends of Jazz
Jazz in the Park

Questions for Bill Bonifas & Legends of Jazz

Bonifas has been playing for 50 years and has connected to every jazz musician in town.

Murphy’s Law: The Meltdown of Scott Walker
Murphy’s Law

The Meltdown of Scott Walker

Onetime frontrunner for Iowa primary is “finished,” most covering presidential campaign say.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Heather Pechachek
NEWaukeean of the Week

Heather Pechachek

"In five years I see Milwaukee as a city that other cities envy."

New Leaders Could Impact Neighborhoods

New Leaders Could Impact Neighborhoods

Interviews with four new executive directors of community groups.

Best of Doors Open

Top Stop at Doors Open Milwaukee

City Hall Bell Tower is an annual favorite. First of a series of classic stories on Doors Open attractions.

Sieger on Songs: “Farmer John”
Sieger on Songs

“Farmer John”

No, it’s not cerebral, but this 1959 rocker by Don & Dewey is pure joy.

Back in the News: Minority Women-Owned Firms Rise 97%
Back in the News

Minority Women-Owned Firms Rise 97%

State still ranks low in entrepreneurship but new firms by women and minority owners soar.

Government Policies Tough on Working Poor

Government Policies Tough on Working Poor

Many work for fast food chains and are hurt by Badger Care changes.

First Ciclovia MKE Is a Success

First Ciclovia MKE Is a Success

Bicyclists and pedestrians of all ages joined the fun.

Photo Gallery: Petfest Was For the Dogs
Photo Gallery

Petfest Was For the Dogs

And cats and birds. Pets and their owners descended on Summerfest for fun, education and music.

Now Serving: Lucky Ginger Finally Opens
Now Serving

Lucky Ginger Finally Opens

Asian restaurant along the river will add more customers to the throng packing the water side.

Classical: John Adams Meets Mozart
Classical

John Adams Meets Mozart

Present Music dares to present Mozart! Yet it's still a very modern concert.

Your Right to Know: Court Creates Loophole in Open Records Law
Your Right to Know

Court Creates Loophole in Open Records Law

State Supreme Court ruling may allow governments to evade or delay obeying law.

Op-Ed: Schools Need Help For Hungry Children
Op-Ed

Schools Need Help For Hungry Children

Assembly bill seeks to give more kids access to quality meals for breakfast and lunch.

Murphy’s Law

Common Ground’s $30 Million Victory for City

Pressure on Bucks owner Wes Edens results in Nationstar’s $30 million pledge to prevent foreclosures.

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: Public Museum Exhibits, 1880s
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

Public Museum Exhibits, 1880s

The museum would move 12 years later, saving it from the exposition building's disastrous fire of 1905.

New School Opens in Silver City Neighborhood

New School Opens in Silver City Neighborhood

Escuela Verde, charter school authorized by UWM, has new campus on 36th and Pierce.

Dining: La Masa Is Tasty Addition to Brady Street
Dining

La Masa Is Tasty Addition to Brady Street

The empanadas are mostly delicious and you could eat the sauces with a spoon.