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, 1889

The Plankinton House hotel once sat on prime real estate.

Plankinton House Hotel, 1886

Milwaukee had become a boom town, where Adam Gimbel would relocate his dry goods business.

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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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“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."

“It’s all in what you appreciate.”

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

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American Dream Blocked For Black Youth

Rep. Mandela Barnes offers his plan to address Wisconsin's racial disparities.

Why Disciplined Government Workers Should Be Named

Some state agencies resist, but Journal Sentinel editorial page editor David Haynes argues the public is better served by full disclosure.

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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.

So Far, No Flight From Enderis Park

City workers remain rooted in Enderis Park neighborhood despite elimination of residency rule.

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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?

The Unbearable Loudness of Harley Hogs

Why are they allowed to violate noise ordinances? No one seems to know.

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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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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.

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.

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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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MIAD Apartments Changes Irk Bauman, Who Demands Fix

A planned community gathering space instead becomes an underwhelming staircase.

American Dream Blocked For Black Youth

Rep. Mandela Barnes offers his plan to address Wisconsin's racial disparities.

Redistricting Success Story?

Rep. Amy Loudenbeck’s margin of victory was almost exactly what strategists redrawing the boundaries predicted.

Are Democrats Better for the Economy?

The data shows Democratic presidents have better economic growth. But is the data meaningful?

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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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