Potawatomi Plays Hardball

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

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Plankinton House Hotel, 1867

Its owners would expand it over the decades to make sure it remained Milwaukee's finest hotel, but this is the original structure.

The Plankinton House Hotel, 1869

It succeeded the American House hotel, which burned to the ground in 1861.

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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.

Is Bicycling the New Golf?

Business leaders are dropping the clubs and pedaling for charity.

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MIAD Opens New Residence Hall, Celebrates 40 Years

Half-birthday bash, half-ribbon cutting, the ceremony unveiled MIAD's new six-story, Third Ward building.

Urban Vancouver, a Model for Milwaukee?

Lacking the back-to-back skyscrapers of New York of Chicago, its smaller-scale urbanity is a marvel that Milwaukee could emulate.

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Abele Goes O-fer On Election Night

Sheriff Clarke wins democratic primary. Plus: The rest of election night's winners and losers.

For Rail or Trail

A path along the lake could connect cyclists/hikers to Ozaukee County, but coal freight is hogging the line.

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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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“It’s all in what you appreciate.”

When Barbara Gerow, 75, considers her life, more than anything she remembers the people.

“I’ve always liked helping people.”

Mia Williams was one one of nine children of a single mother. So many children, she says, need a helping hand.

“You grow up, you have kids and everything changes”

Farence Rogers is looking forward to just one thing, his son graduating from college.

Bublr Bikes

I’m Milwaukee’s bike share program!

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A Common Dream for Metro Milwaukee

Support for a new NBA arena can and should unite us as fellow Milwaukeeans.

Build NBA Arena Next to Potawatomi Casino

City could create TIF district in valley on little-used land, state assemblyman proposes.

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Could Milwaukee Be the Next Ferguson?

Five reasons why it won't -- and seven reasons why it might be next.

Should Marijuana Be Legalized?

Milwaukee legislators offer their views.

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Will Republicans Support a Bucks Bailout?

It can’t get done without GOP legislators, but they have deeply felt reasons for opposing any deal.

Is Walker Guilty — Or the Law Meaningless?

After the latest Doe document dump, no other conclusion is possible.

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Developer Slays NIMBY Objectors

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

MIAD Opens New Residence Hall, Celebrates 40 Years

Half-birthday bash, half-ribbon cutting, the ceremony unveiled MIAD's new six-story, Third Ward building.

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Rev. Mark Jeske’s Lutheran Parsonage

The televangelist's classic 1892 Italianate town home near Brady St. is hardly staid, what with its backyard hot tub.

Bublr Bikes Everywhere

Nine of the ten new stations have been installed -- and are getting plenty of ridership, as our photos show.

Judge Derek Mosley’s 160-Year-Old Home

The municipal judge's home is unique -- just one of just 38 in town built before the Civil War.

Oregon at South Water Works

Foreclosed warehouse becoming 77 apartments in Walker's Point.

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Coast In Bikes

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

Bublr Bikes

I’m Milwaukee’s bike share program!

McDonald’s Workers Applaud Federal Ruling

NLRB says McDonald's controls franchises, opening door to workers pushing for higher wages.

Déjà Vu on Downer

Jody Mikkelsen started collected antiques in Europe and finally opened her own shop. It’s full of lovely things.

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Developer Slays NIMBY Objectors

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

Should Marijuana Be Legalized?

Milwaukee legislators offer their views.

The Curious Contradictions of Christian Schneider

Journal Sentinel columnist admits killing Obamacare would hurt Wisconsin, even as he bashes it.

Will Republicans Support a Bucks Bailout?

It can’t get done without GOP legislators, but they have deeply felt reasons for opposing any deal.

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The Physical Benefits of Biking and Walking Paths

Study shows people living near trails get more exercise, leading to better health.

Protesters Oppose Double-Decker Freeway

State wants either a double decker or 8-lane freeway through heart of city. Protestors demand different approach.

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It’s PARK(ing) Day, Let the Celebration Begin

Parking spots will be transformed into public space -- with entertainers performing -- as part of international event today.

Why WisDOT Is Behind the Times

Auto traffic per capita has declined since 2004, other states now spend less on highways, but Wisconsin wants to keep expanding.

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