Weekly Happy Hour: Triskele’s is Quietly Cozy
Weekly Happy Hour

Triskele’s is Quietly Cozy

A culinary destination with a comfortably priced happy hour.

Dining: Buckley’s Is a “10”
Dining

Buckley’s Is a “10”

Lovely food, lovely service, in upscale yet casual ambience.

Listing of the Week: Water Street Lofts
Listing of the Week

Water Street Lofts

See inside this one-bedroom condo, built inside an 1875 building.

Arts @ Large Purchases 1890s Building

Arts @ Large Purchases 1890s Building

Built by Patrick Cudahy, the building housed a meat market. It's soon to be a haven for artists.

Friday Photos: Bucks Arena Work Prep
Friday Photos

Bucks Arena Work Prep

Sewer relocation has this stretch of the Park East seeing activity for the first time in ten years.

Plenty of Horne: Mayor’s Design Awards
Plenty of Horne

Mayor’s Design Awards

The 2016 Mayor's Design Awards recognized projects from every corner of the city.

Sieger on Songs: “Three Hundred Pounds Of Joy”
Sieger on Songs

“Three Hundred Pounds Of Joy”

This song should be the theme song of NFL lineman.

House Confidential: Architect Jim Shields’ Home Is… Okay
House Confidential

Architect Jim Shields’ Home Is… Okay

The city's best architect lives in a... solid East Side home. But those plaster cracks!

Back in the News: John Menard vs. Donald Trump
Back in the News

John Menard vs. Donald Trump

Their friendship and later feud gets titillating coverage from Indianapolis Monthly.

Op-Ed: Walker’s High Speed Folly
Op-Ed

Walker’s High Speed Folly

Was governor’s biggest mistake turning down federal money for high speed rail?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Why SafeNet Moved Downtown
Eyes on Milwaukee

Why SafeNet Moved Downtown

A location in The Brewery and near Bucks arena attracted consulting company.

Now Serving: New Downtown Steakhouse Opening
Now Serving

New Downtown Steakhouse Opening

Plus: new brewery, Bay View falafel place and Washington Heights bakery & cafe.

Op-Ed: Wisconsin’s Real Voting Problems
Op-Ed

Wisconsin’s Real Voting Problems

Reports by Common Cause and League of Women Voters spotlight two ways democracy denied.

On the Air: Domes Are Like Highly-Constructed Bra?
On the Air

Domes Are Like Highly-Constructed Bra?

Architecture critic Tom Bamberger talks frankly on WUWM about Bucks arena, Domes and Grand Avenue.

Data Wonk: The Shrinking Middle Class
Data Wonk

The Shrinking Middle Class

National shrinkage of middle class households hits Milwaukee hard. Is there any solution?

Book Club: The Smartest Places on Earth
Book Club

The Smartest Places on Earth

Rust belt cities might be the real emerging markets, but is Milwaukee one of them?

Bar Exam: Tonic Tavern Was Old Livery Stable
Bar Exam

Tonic Tavern Was Old Livery Stable

And owner Paul Jonas did a good job of selective restoration.

Precious Lives: A Debate Over Lincoln Hills Problems
Precious Lives

A Debate Over Lincoln Hills Problems

Critics of trauma-informed care say it led to problems, others say it wasn’t fully implemented.

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: The Old City, About 1858
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

The Old City, About 1858

Rare engraving by famed lithographer Louis Kurz, who also did famous Chicago views.

Murphy’s Law: How to Destroy a Transit System
Murphy’s Law

How to Destroy a Transit System

County board's free bus ride program triggers huge deficits that could overwhelm system.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside Bray Architects in Walker’s Point
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside Bray Architects in Walker’s Point

Growing company's new office space will help transform changing neighborhood.

Two New Playgrounds Opening

Two New Playgrounds Opening

Park-like play areas for kids among 12 funded by $1.9 million raised by Ald. Murphy.

Precious Lives: Trauma-Informed Care Helps Heal Victims
Precious Lives

Trauma-Informed Care Helps Heal Victims

Approach focuses on victims of childhood trauma, which can help in rehabilitating criminals.

Theater: Skylight’s “Pirates” A Boatful of Laughs
Theater

Skylight’s “Pirates” A Boatful of Laughs

Buoyed by nifty staging, fine singing, gags aplenty, it’s a huge hit with audiences.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Damien Smith
NEWaukeean of the Week

Damien Smith

"Out-of-towners sometimes remind us of how cool this place is."