The State of Politics: Mr. Gou – Your Turn
The State of Politics

Mr. Gou – Your Turn

An open letter to the chairman of Foxconn.

Best of Doors Open: Inside the Materials Recovery Facility
Best of Doors Open

Inside the Materials Recovery Facility

Regional recycling helps Milwaukee and Waukesha recover waste. Our photos capture the process.

WisTax: Local Government Finances Are Stable
WisTax

Local Government Finances Are Stable

Survey show most in better shape than last year. But schools are a big concern.

Urban Reads: Should Amazon Choose Denver?
Urban Reads

Should Amazon Choose Denver?

All the city news you can use.

Friday Photos: New Downtown Brewery
Friday Photos

New Downtown Brewery

Milwaukee Brewing Co. is repurposing a former Pabst shipping facility.

House Confidential: A Classic Ferry & Clas Mansion
House Confidential

A Classic Ferry & Clas Mansion

Solid brick (18 inches thick) Tudor Revival, five fireplaces, Hilarious history.

Court Watch: Republicans Want Activist Judges?
Court Watch

Republicans Want Activist Judges?

Bill pushes judges to overrule local laws that violate “spirit” of state statutes.

Classical: Brahms, Haydn and… Lajtha?
Classical

Brahms, Haydn and… Lajtha?

Prometheus Trio performs two classics and a 1920s work by Hungarian composer.

Biking: Budget Prevents Local Recreational Trails
Biking

Budget Prevents Local Recreational Trails

No land condemnation allowed to create recreational, bicycle, pedestrian trails.

Op Ed: How Legislature is Bypassing the Courts
Op Ed

How Legislature is Bypassing the Courts

Foxconn law builds on 2013 law that restricts court review of state legislation.

Wisconsin Budget: Bill Hikes Taxes on Low-Income People
Wisconsin Budget

Bill Hikes Taxes on Low-Income People

Estimated 11,400 households will get tax hikes averaging $614.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Celebrate PARK(ing) Day Downtown
Eyes on Milwaukee

Celebrate PARK(ing) Day Downtown

International event will turn 11 parking strips into temporary parks.

Photo Gallery: The Return of Rock the Green
Photo Gallery

The Return of Rock the Green

Since 2011, it's been Milwaukee's most sustainable music festival.

Photo Gallery: Final NEWaukee Night Market of 2017
Photo Gallery

Final NEWaukee Night Market of 2017

Thousands show up, adding life to Wisconsin Ave. and Westown.

New Parking Meters Will Help Homeless

New Parking Meters Will Help Homeless

Local dignitaries unveiled key-shaped meters that will help fund program for homeless.

Classical: Symphony Celebrates Bernstein’s Legacy
Classical

Symphony Celebrates Bernstein’s Legacy

Season celebrates Lennie, opening concert offers big program of varied music.

Tiny Homes Could Change Lives

Tiny Homes Could Change Lives

Unique program will build 36 homes for young people aging out of foster care.

Murphy’s Law: The City’s Most Curious Lobbyist
Murphy’s Law

The City’s Most Curious Lobbyist

Why is fire fighters’ president quietly lobbying on issues unrelated to his job?

Op Ed: The Online Legacy of Sheriff Clarke
Op Ed

The Online Legacy of Sheriff Clarke

His use of government social media set an ugly precedent which must be rejected.

Why Does Urban Poverty Persist?

Why Does Urban Poverty Persist?

Two-day summit examines issue and impact of ending AFDC in 1997.

Best of Doors Open: Inside the Wells Building
Best of Doors Open

Inside the Wells Building

Step inside the 15-story high-rise, which was the largest terra cotta building in the world when built in 1901.

Plenty of Horne: Summerfest Wants New Entrance, Plaza
Plenty of Horne

Summerfest Wants New Entrance, Plaza

Design team is visiting other cities' musical festivals for ideas.

U.S Oil Won’t Ship Oil From Port

U.S Oil Won’t Ship Oil From Port

Signs written agreement and city gives it additional land at no charge.

Wisconsin Budget: State’s Uninsured Dropped 42% Under ACA
Wisconsin Budget

State’s Uninsured Dropped 42% Under ACA

Neighboring states saw even bigger drops under Obamacare since 2013.

Data Wonk: How to Build Wisconsin’s Economy
Data Wonk

How to Build Wisconsin’s Economy

Bribing companies to relocate here doesn’t work. So what does?