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NEWaukeean of the Week: Ken Trezek
NEWaukeean of the Week

Ken Trezek

"One of Milwaukee’s best qualities is the freedom to be spontaneous."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Chris Coyier
NEWaukeean of the Week

Chris Coyier

"Life is easy here."

NEWaukee Night Market Kicks Off This Wednesday
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NEWaukee Night Market Kicks Off This Wednesday

The market features art and craft vendors, diverse food offerings, art creation, pop up performances, a beer garden, and more..

NEWaukeean of the Week: Joshua Ballew
NEWaukeean of the Week

Joshua Ballew

"I currently live in Bay View and I love it because it has everything you would want in a neighborhood..."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Jason Stuewe
NEWaukeean of the Week

Jason Stuewe

"Summers in Milwaukee are second to none!"

BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation, WEDC and NEWaukee announce $2,000 pitch event winner
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BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation, WEDC and NEWaukee announce $2,000 pitch event winner

HATCH event awards prize to Arbré Tech

NEWaukee’s Night Market Returns to West Wisconsin Avenue
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NEWaukee’s Night Market Returns to West Wisconsin Avenue

The market features over a hundred art and craft vendors, diverse food offerings, live art creation, a beer garden, and more.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Andrew Haug
NEWaukeean of the Week

Andrew Haug

"We need a regional transit system."

NEWaukee and Milwaukee County Partner to Showcase East-West Bus Rapid Transit Project
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NEWaukee and Milwaukee County Partner to Showcase East-West Bus Rapid Transit Project

The Bus Rapid Transit Detour led by Adam Carr will include stops on or within walking distance to the planned BRT line.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Caitlin Cullen
NEWaukeean of the Week

Caitlin Cullen

"People here are friendlier than any place I’ve ever been."

BrightStar, WEDC and NEWaukee announce $2,000 pitch event winner
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BrightStar, WEDC and NEWaukee announce $2,000 pitch event winner

HATCH event awards prize to Baraboo startup

NEWaukeean of the Week: Maanaan Nadeem Shakeel Sabir
NEWaukeean of the Week

Maanaan Nadeem Shakeel Sabir

"I live in the Lindsay Heights section of Milwaukee and I love it because it's a sponge of love. "

NEWaukeean of the Week: Nick Carreiro
NEWaukeean of the Week

Nick Carreiro

"I was able to attend 10 days of Summerfest and catch 30 bands."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Bhavya Malhotra
NEWaukeean of the Week

Bhavya Malhotra

"I love the vibe the breweries here offer."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Claudia Keller
NEWaukeean of the Week

Claudia Keller

"Love brought me here."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Mike Massie
NEWaukeean of the Week

Mike Massie

"I would love to see Milwaukee take the lead in growing its technology to empower our natural strengths."

Milwaukee’s Millennials Unite to Establish an Inclusive Talent Attraction and Retention Strategy for the City
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Milwaukee’s Millennials Unite to Establish an Inclusive Talent Attraction and Retention Strategy for the City

Through a new series of jointly organized programs, the groups plan to discover a common set of priorities reflective of the city’s entire millennial generation.

NEWaukee Announces Northwestern Mutual as Presenting Sponsor for YPWeek Milwaukee 2017
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NEWaukee Announces Northwestern Mutual as Presenting Sponsor for YPWeek Milwaukee 2017

The weeklong event will feature programs to engage the best and brightest talent

NEWaukeean of the Week: Patti Charles
NEWaukeean of the Week

Patti Charles

Milwaukee is "always a good time and great atmosphere!"

NEWaukeean of the Week: Alex Nowakowski
NEWaukeean of the Week

Alex Nowakowski

"I love my hometown city so much that I majored in Milwaukee history at UWM."

NEWaukeean of the Week: David Berka
NEWaukeean of the Week

David Berka

"My favorite Milwaukee tradition is the annual Milwaukee Film Festival."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Chad James
NEWaukeean of the Week

Chad James

"I think the building of the new Bucks arena is a game changer."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Nick J. Schlaikowski
NEWaukeean of the Week

Nick J. Schlaikowski

"It is truly amazing to have a city with so many choices."

BrightStar and NEWaukee announce new innovation and startup pitch series
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BrightStar and NEWaukee announce new innovation and startup pitch series

HATCH events to encourage potential entrepreneurs

NEWaukeean of the Week: Betsy Fryda
NEWaukeean of the Week

Betsy Fryda

"I believe in living the high life and Milwaukee is the perfect place to do so."

NEWaukee and Palermo’s Pizza Partner on #MKEMade Campaign
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NEWaukee and Palermo’s Pizza Partner on #MKEMade Campaign

Local food manufacturer doubles down on city investments

NEWaukeean of the Week: Casey Renn
NEWaukeean of the Week

Casey Renn

"Other places are fun to visit, but there is nowhere else I’d want to live."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Brad Schlaikowski
NEWaukeean of the Week

Brad Schlaikowski

"If there is one child sleeping on the street at night, that is one child too many. "

YPWeek Wisconsin Further Expands to Include 25 Communities
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YPWeek Wisconsin Further Expands to Include 25 Communities

2017 Bubbler Awards Applications Open

NEWaukeean of the Week: Tierney Konitzer
NEWaukeean of the Week

Tierney Konitzer

"Milwaukee is a historic city with a young heartbeat."

NEWaukee Announces 2017 Non-Profit Partnership Lineup
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NEWaukee Announces 2017 Non-Profit Partnership Lineup

NEWaukee redistributes its profits every year by offering its engagement services for free to select non-profit organizations.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Tom Vierling
NEWaukeean of the Week

Tom Vierling

"We need to do a better job telling the world how great it is here..."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Martin Moore
NEWaukeean of the Week

Martin Moore

"Milwaukee is not just downtown."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Lynn Sheka
NEWaukeean of the Week

Lynn Sheka

"You can have a real impact here..."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Tina Balistreri
NEWaukeean of the Week

Tina Balistreri

"I hope that Milwaukee stops being a city where people grow up with the goal to leave..."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Ross Terrell
NEWaukeean of the Week

Ross Terrell

"My biggest hope for this city is that it finds ways to continue to thrive."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Jason Rae
NEWaukeean of the Week

Jason Rae

"My biggest hope is that we continue to see strong, young leaders rise up and make their voice heard and get involved in the political process."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Vicki Pulliman
NEWaukeean of the Week

Vicki Pulliman

"This city is really a diamond that I feel has yet to be unearthed…"

NEWaukeean of the Week: Andrea Klaus
NEWaukeean of the Week

Andrea Klaus

"Summers in Milwaukee are the best."

NAIOP Wisconsin and NEWaukee Present 2016 Storefronts Conference Rethinking Value, Utility and Innovation in Retail Frontage Real Estate
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NAIOP Wisconsin and NEWaukee Present 2016 Storefronts Conference Rethinking Value, Utility and Innovation in Retail Frontage Real Estate

This day-long conference focuses on holistic solutions, national trends and success stories that fill vacant storefronts.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Kat Kroll
NEWaukeean of the Week

Kat Kroll

"I love that Milwaukee is a 'big' city with small city vibes."

Havenwoods Economic Development Corporation presents the inaugural Engine: A Conference for Makers & Manufacturers
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Havenwoods Economic Development Corporation presents the inaugural Engine: A Conference for Makers & Manufacturers

An exciting collaboration between HEDC & NEWaukee that draws a connection between DIY tinkerers and major manufacturers

NEWaukeean of the Week: Kate McGovern
NEWaukeean of the Week

Kate McGovern

"My favorite thing about Milwaukee is the lake. It might as well be an ocean."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Raina Johnson
NEWaukeean of the Week

Raina Johnson

"I love my neighborhood for the diversity and access to different parts of the city. "

NEWaukeean of the Week: Erik Richter
NEWaukeean of the Week

Erik Richter

"I absolutely love that Milwaukee's hidden gems can be seen through Doors Open."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Erin Umhoefer
NEWaukeean of the Week

Erin Umhoefer

"Milwaukee has such a great bike community..."

NEWaukeean of the Week: James B. Methu
NEWaukeean of the Week

James B. Methu

"I see our downtown momentum continuing and making its way to neighborhoods..."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Dani Breen
NEWaukeean of the Week

Dani Breen

"There’s so much potential in Milwaukee."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Corey Olson
NEWaukeean of the Week

Corey Olson

"I love how Milwaukee ties the community to the lakefront and the area rivers."

NEWaukee Announces Partnership with Diversatek
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NEWaukee Announces Partnership with Diversatek

Diversatek aims to increase community awareness

NEWaukeean of the Week: Amber Bahr
NEWaukeean of the Week

Amber Bahr

"I love this city and all it has to offer!"

NEWaukee’s 6th annual Urban Island Beach Party: A fundraiser for the Friends of Lakeshore State Park
NEWaukeean of the Week: Dana Smith
NEWaukeean of the Week

Dana Smith

"I would absolutely love to see our city embrace busking, and live art."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Caitlin Taylor
NEWaukeean of the Week

Caitlin Taylor

"I’m incredibly proud to be part of the effort to further integrated communities in Wisconsin."

NEWaukee and Penrod announce second year of strategic partnership for Lunar Series
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NEWaukee and Penrod announce second year of strategic partnership for Lunar Series

The kickoff event on Friday, July 8, 2016 features the sounds of Highness from 7 p.m to 9 p.m. followed by Poizon Ivy from 9:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. with projections from the Video Villains.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Cristina Moreno-Ayala
NEWaukeean of the Week

Cristina Moreno-Ayala

"Moving to Milwaukee was a pretty easy transition for me..."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Michael Burmesch
NEWaukeean of the Week

Michael Burmesch

"Milwaukee residents have a true Midwestern warmth."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Kelsey Woloszyk
NEWaukeean of the Week

Kelsey Woloszyk

"I love that Milwaukee is a bustling, small city."

Westown Wednesdays’ Programming Creates Meaningful Connectivity Throughout the Summer
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Westown Wednesdays’ Programming Creates Meaningful Connectivity Throughout the Summer

“Westown is the heart of Milwaukee’s downtown and the center of summer on Wednesday evenings,” says Angela Damiani, CEO of NEWaukee.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Damien Smith
NEWaukeean of the Week

Damien Smith

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

NEWaukeean of the Week: Katrina Stiebs
NEWaukeean of the Week

Katrina Stiebs

Coming from a small town Milwaukee felt so big, but today it feels like home to Katrina.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Chirag Padalia
NEWaukeean of the Week

Chirag Padalia

Padalia hopes that all of Milwaukee's children will graduate from high school.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Brian Wielgus
NEWaukeean of the Week

Brian Wielgus

"I feel like I’m always learning and loving more about the nooks and crannies of the city."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Liza Jablonski
NEWaukeean of the Week

Liza Jablonski

"I am confident that Milwaukee’s skyline will be highly talked about in the next 10 years across the nation."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Rafael Garcia
NEWaukeean of the Week

Rafael Garcia

"I am Milwaukee born and raised."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Mitchell Henke
NEWaukeean of the Week

Mitchell Henke

"I think the range and quality of things Milwaukee has to offer relative to its size is awesome and unique."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Meagan Holman
NEWaukeean of the Week

Meagan Holman

"Milwaukee felt like it would give us room to create and thrive, and we weren’t wrong."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Max Hand
NEWaukeean of the Week

Max Hand

"It’s not until you live here that you truly appreciate the rich history, various festivals, and all the countless things to do."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Aakash Shah
NEWaukeean of the Week

Aakash Shah

"I never had cheese curds until I moved to Milwaukee. It’s been an almost religious reawakening..."

NEWaukeeans of the Week: Nathalie Clément & Laurabel Clément
NEWaukeeans of the Week

Nathalie Clément & Laurabel Clément

"We share events, activities, secret addresses, hidden gems about the city, in French…"

NEWaukeean of the Week: Jason Eggert
NEWaukeean of the Week

Jason Eggert

"My biggest hope for the city is that we can transcend the faults in our past..."

Dohmen Company Foundation Tournavation Announces HealthHero Software Unveiling
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Dohmen Company Foundation Tournavation Announces HealthHero Software Unveiling

New catalytic software solutions that improve the health of Milwaukee’s women and children, fathers and families is ready to serve local children

NEWaukeean of the Week: Mandela Barnes
NEWaukeean of the Week

Mandela Barnes

Milwaukee is "untapped."

NEWaukee Announces 2016 Non-Profit Partnership Lineup
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NEWaukee Announces 2016 Non-Profit Partnership Lineup

“Non-profits have always been great community partners for us in all areas of the work we do,” says Angela Damiani, president of NEWaukee.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Aliah Berman
NEWaukeean of the Week

Aliah Berman

"Milwaukee is a very livable city, and there is so much to do."

2016 Bubbler Awards Highlights Wisconsin’s Best Places to Work for Young Professionals
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2016 Bubbler Awards Highlights Wisconsin’s Best Places to Work for Young Professionals

Nominations for the Bubbler Awards will be accepted through February 26, 2016.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Evan Hughes
NEWaukeean of the Week

Evan Hughes

"As a whole in Milwaukee, we are genuine and not judgmental."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Lacey Van Syckle
NEWaukeean of the Week

Lacey Van Syckle

"Milwaukee has something for everyone."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Ben McCarville
NEWaukeean of the Week

Ben McCarville

"I was drawn back to Milwaukee because the city had (and still has) so much potential."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Joe Zepecki
NEWaukeean of the Week

Joe Zepecki

"The fact that we are still one of the most racially segregated cities in the US has to change..."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Sarah Banach
NEWaukeean of the Week

Sarah Banach

"Not only are Milwaukeeans your classic Midwesterns, sincere and genuine people, we are all so passionate about things we love."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Scottie Lee Meyers
NEWaukeean of the Week

Scottie Lee Meyers

"There’s a new generation of leaders here who are reverent about the past and devoted to the future."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Michael Adam
NEWaukeean of the Week

Michael Adam

"This city is on the rise where many others have peaked!"

NEWaukeean of the Week: Tony Giron
NEWaukeean of the Week

Tony Giron

"Milwaukee has such grand potential to become a leading bike friendly city. "

NEWaukeean of the Week: Audra O’Connell
NEWaukeean of the Week

Audra O’Connell

"I love all the pride everyone seems to have in their heritage."

Top 10 Tournavation Finalists Announced for Live Pitch
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Top 10 Tournavation Finalists Announced for Live Pitch

Dohmen Company Foundation, Red Arrow Labs and NEWaukee release most catalytic software ideas that aim to improve the health of Milwaukee’s women and children, fathers and families

NEWaukeean of the Week: Becky Owens
NEWaukeean of the Week

Becky Owens

"Milwaukee has the perks of a big city without the drama."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Brandis Ohlsson
NEWaukeean of the Week

Brandis Ohlsson

"It feels like Milwaukee is about to blow up in a really amazing way."

NEWaukee, Dohmen Company Foundation and Red Arrow Labs Announce Tournavation for Public Health
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NEWaukee, Dohmen Company Foundation and Red Arrow Labs Announce Tournavation for Public Health

A public call for catalytic software solutions that improve the health of Milwaukee’s women and children, fathers and families

NEWaukeean of the Week: Marcus Landry
NEWaukeean of the Week

Marcus Landry

"I see Milwaukee being one of the top destinations in the United States."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Dana Johnson
NEWaukeean of the Week

Dana Johnson

"I think Milwaukee is a fabulous place to work and do business."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Rachael Wade
NEWaukeean of the Week

Rachael Wade

"I was totally surprised at how well-defined and busy Milwaukee’s downtown is set up."

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."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Pat McQuillan
NEWaukeean of the Week

Pat McQuillan

"Milwaukee will support you if you take the chance to open a business and chase your dream."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Sara Daleiden
NEWaukeean of the Week

Sara Daleiden

"I adore the history of and ongoing investment in public space in this city."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Jonathan Newby
NEWaukeean of the Week

Jonathan Newby

"I feel like Milwaukee is a city on the cusp of something great, that just needs a push."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Ryan Tretow
NEWaukeean of the Week

Ryan Tretow

"Milwaukee is too risk averse."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Chris Widmayer
NEWaukeean of the Week

Chris Widmayer

"Milwaukee provides a very fun and enjoyable social scene."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Leana Grimm
NEWaukeean of the Week

Leana Grimm

"We have this humble innocence in our city that makes it one of a kind."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Kristina Kleinschmidt
NEWaukeean of the Week

Kristina Kleinschmidt

"I think Milwaukee is a bit of a secret."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Sergio Piraino
NEWaukeean of the Week

Sergio Piraino

"I see Milwaukee having a title contending NBA franchise in the Milwaukee Bucks that will be playing in a state of the art new arena..."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Krista Renfrew
NEWaukeean of the Week

Krista Renfrew

"I think the city is at this wonderfully exciting time when the next generation is starting to take leadership roles and have a voice in their community."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Ryan Jacobi
NEWaukeean of the Week

Ryan Jacobi

"It has been a long time coming, but I do believe that Milwaukee is still the centerpiece of Wisconsin’s greatness."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Paul Oemig
NEWaukeean of the Week

Paul Oemig

"Milwaukee is culturally right on par with many other cities much larger than it"

NEWaukeean of the Week: Kelsey Ingle
NEWaukeean of the Week

Kelsey Ingle

"What I love about Milwaukee is that it measures up to the global market."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Amanda Hall
NEWaukeean of the Week

Amanda Hall

"I love this city and I don’t plan on going anywhere anytime soon."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Cate Phillips
NEWaukeean of the Week

Cate Phillips

"Being the most segregated city in the country. It hurts us on so many different levels."

NAIOP and NEWaukee Present Inaugural Empty Storefronts Conference
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NAIOP and NEWaukee Present Inaugural Empty Storefronts Conference

Rethinking Value, Utility and Innovation in Retail Frontage Real Estate

NEWaukeean of the Week: Molly Clarey
NEWaukeean of the Week

Molly Clarey

"Milwaukeeans have a lot of pride in their city."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Dan Sievers
NEWaukeean of the Week

Dan Sievers

"Milwaukee’s walkability is really a great asset for those of us that live downtown."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Denise Thomas
NEWaukeean of the Week

Denise Thomas

"Milwaukee will be the 'go to' city for emerging professionals and innovative entrepreneurs..."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Julio Maldonado
NEWaukeean of the Week

Julio Maldonado

"Downtown drives the success of the city!"

NEWaukeean of the Week: Brandon Tschacher
NEWaukeean of the Week

Brandon Tschacher

"Milwaukee when it’s at its best is as fun of a place to socialize and play as any place I’ve ever been."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Alexander Lau
NEWaukeean of the Week

Alexander Lau

"We have an incredible foundation of local, vibrant, neighborhoods..."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Maggie Bryde
NEWaukeean of the Week

Maggie Bryde

"In five years, I’d like to think that I wouldn’t have to convince people how great this city is – it will just be undeniable."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Jason Klein
NEWaukeean of the Week

Jason Klein

"Milwaukee is one of the next great up-and-coming cities."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Ashley Haag
NEWaukeean of the Week

Ashley Haag

"Be the change you want to see!"

Lots of Noise, Little Change
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Lots of Noise, Little Change

What has taken our team by surprise has been the toxicity that arises to cloud every single debate, no matter the issue at hand

NEWaukeean of the Week: Greg Matzek
NEWaukeean of the Week

Greg Matzek

"Five years from now, Milwaukee will have a state of the art facility for the Milwaukee Bucks just north of the current Bradley Center."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Laure Gelis-Diaz
NEWaukeean of the Week

Laure Gelis-Diaz

"Coming from Paris, France, I used to walk EVERYWHERE…"

NEWaukeean of the Week: Laura Gramann
NEWaukeean of the Week

Laura Gramann

"Milwaukee is walkable, which allows for heads to turn up and gaze at a plethora of structures donning beautiful architecture."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Alex Lasry
NEWaukeean of the Week

Alex Lasry

"Marc, Wes, Jamie and the Bucks are determined to help rejuvenate the city."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Maurice Thomas
NEWaukeean of the Week

Maurice Thomas

"I believe we can change the life outcomes for students in our community..."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Sarah Dollhausen
NEWaukeean of the Week

Sarah Dollhausen

"Milwaukee needs invested individuals to stay here to work through the issues we face."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Lizzi Weasler
NEWaukeean of the Week

Lizzi Weasler

"The best bonus of Harley Fest is being sung to sleep by thousands of motorcycles revving their engines throughout the streets of good ol’ Miltown."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Jonathan Brostoff
NEWaukeean of the Week

Jonathan Brostoff

"Without a doubt, some big investors are betting on Milwaukee’s future..."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Matt Dorner
NEWaukeean of the Week

Matt Dorner

"Milwaukee is truly a city on the rise..."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Rita DeMerit
NEWaukeean of the Week

Rita DeMerit

"I truly do love the whole small city with a big city feel."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Jabril Faraj
NEWaukeean of the Week

Jabril Faraj

"If we continue to leave a large portion of our city behind, we will never be able to realize Milwaukee’s full potential."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Carlton Reeves
NEWaukeean of the Week

Carlton Reeves

"When I look at the potential of Milwaukee, I would like to see the collective spirit of disruption and social responsibility take over Milwaukee..."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Maclovio Vega
NEWaukeean of the Week

Maclovio Vega

"I remember when downtown Milwaukee didn't exist. Buildings such as the Calatrava and University Tower are creating a unique skyline."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Chelsea Johnson
NEWaukeean of the Week

Chelsea Johnson

"I absolutely love living in Milwaukee now!"

NEWaukeean of the Week: Nate Conroy
NEWaukeean of the Week

Nate Conroy

"In other cities I feel far safer walking and biking, vis-a-vis cars, especially with my young son."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Bublr Bikes
NEWaukeean of the Week

Bublr Bikes

I’m Milwaukee’s bike share program!

NEWaukeean of the Week: Kate Wegrzyn
NEWaukeean of the Week

Kate Wegrzyn

"Milwaukee turned out to be the perfect fit for me – the right size, right energy level and, most importantly, ready access to fried cheese."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Derrick Johnson
NEWaukeean of the Week

Derrick Johnson

"I recently visited San Francisco and Oakland and would love to see Milwaukee integrate technology into its infrastructure."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Lex Allen
NEWaukeean of the Week

Lex Allen

"I like going to brunch in the Third Ward. You can practically taste the creativity in the air."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Dasha Kelly
NEWaukeean of the Week

Dasha Kelly

"We cannot continue to dismiss MPS as a problem for 'those people’s' kids."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Michael Hostad
NEWaukeean of the Week

Michael Hostad

"It's very easy to get connected which is especially helpful for those looking to advance a career or conduct business."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Shelley Owen
NEWaukeean of the Week

Shelley Owen

"As cultured and progressive as Milwaukee is, the one issue where this city is far behind is our struggle with segregation."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Ken Staude
NEWaukeean of the Week

Ken Staude

"A lot of initiatives in town get delayed or never get going because someone is a taken aback by just starting the project."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Melissa Hendrickson
NEWaukeean of the Week

Melissa Hendrickson

"There are so many restaurants and bars that there’s something to fit your every mood."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Kristina Valenti
NEWaukeean of the Week

Kristina Valenti

"Antwerp and Amsterdam put a tremendous effort into keeping their streets clean. I would love to see that in Milwaukee."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Sarah Tomczyk
NEWaukeean of the Week

Sarah Tomczyk

"We need local companies to start tapping into the millennial generation for their ideas and insights in building a better Milwaukee."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Charlie Wright
NEWaukeean of the Week

Charlie Wright

'We need to invest publicly in our cultural assets, or we will lose them to more progressive cities."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Matt Wild
NEWaukeean of the Week

Matt Wild

"I’d like to see Milwaukee finally acting like the big-time city it constantly claims to be."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Emily Vitrano
NEWaukeean of the Week

Emily Vitrano

"I didn’t always see Milwaukee as a viable place to create an artistic home. But it is possible here."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Dustin Zick
NEWaukeean of the Week

Dustin Zick

"In Milwaukee, if you bust your butt, it will pay off. In Chicago or LA, nobody may ever know your name."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Rachel Konetzke
NEWaukeean of the Week

Rachel Konetzke

"I recently had to go gluten free and Lakefront's New Grist beer has been a life saver!"

NEWaukeean of the Week: Charlie Bedwell
NEWaukeean of the Week

Charlie Bedwell

"Just take all the money allotted for the streetcar project and instead put it towards a new Bucks arena on the lake."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Jesus Diaz
NEWaukeean of the Week

Jesus Diaz

"My favorite event has all the beautiful people you need to know in one space."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Devan Brown
NEWaukeean of the Week

Devan Brown

"I’m a big fan of the Milverine. I think it’s great he’s become Milwaukee famous just by being around and being a badass."

NEWaukeean of the Week: McKenna Shaffer
NEWaukeean of the Week

McKenna Shaffer

"The walking and biking trails along the lake are great, but getting to them is a like playing Frogger across Lincoln Memorial Drive."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Chad Halvorsen
NEWaukeean of the Week

Chad Halvorsen

"I’ve been to Miller Park so many times I could tell you how to traverse it without being there."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Kim Bronold
NEWaukeean of the Week

Kim Bronold

"There’s nothing better than hearing Bob Uecker say, “Get up! Get up! Get outta here! Gone!”

NEWaukeean of the Week: Keaira Monique
NEWaukeean of the Week

Keaira Monique

"I’d like to see Downtown with unique boutiques and shops like Chicago. We have so much potential for a fashion district."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Katy Glodosky
NEWaukeean of the Week

Katy Glodosky

"Milwaukee is a true melting pot. There are so many different cultural influences you can see."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Brendon Thomas
NEWaukeean of the Week

Brendon Thomas

"We could learn from the Las Vegas Downtown Project... It’s basically city planning, urban development, and community design on steroids."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Erin Perkins
NEWaukeean of the Week

Erin Perkins

My favorite event is the Harley Davidson weekend. I love to hear live music and engines rumbling all over.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Rob Kessler
NEWaukeean of the Week

Rob Kessler

"I love the term 'Small-waukee,' it is so true. Everyone knows everyone..."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Iesha Sturdivant
NEWaukeean of the Week

Iesha Sturdivant

"There is a unique culture here from all over the place, the east coast, the west coast and even the south."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Erik Kennedy
NEWaukeean of the Week

Erik Kennedy

"Milwaukee is the perfect place for someone to 'get their foot in the door.'”

NEWaukeean of the Week: Kristin Wollenberg
NEWaukeean of the Week

Kristin Wollenberg

"I live near Brady Street and the people watching is just spectacular."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Alex Eggers
NEWaukeean of the Week

Alex Eggers

"You know it’s a good day when you spot the Milverine"

NEWaukeean of the Week: Griselda Aldrete
NEWaukeean of the Week

Griselda Aldrete

"Many people I have met say the same thing: 'Milwaukee has a way to always bring you back.'”

NEWaukeean of the Week: Liam Ortega
NEWaukeean of the Week

Liam Ortega

"Such diverse culture, museums, and the food -- it keeps my belly very happy."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Mo Foy
NEWaukeean of the Week

Mo Foy

"The more time I spend in Walker’s Point, the more I realize how many interesting people live and work in the city."

NEWaukeean of the Week: Sarah Fierek
NEWaukeean of the Week

Sarah Fierek

"If you can’t find something to enjoy in this city, you simply aren’t paying attention!"

Newaukeean of the Week: Megan Daniels
Newaukeean of the Week

Megan Daniels

"At the heart of most great cities is a unique historic core imbued with the ideals of its community."

Newaukeean of the Week: Timothy Westbrook
Newaukeean of the Week

Timothy Westbrook

"People in larger cities are in a rush to be miserable and people here are moving slow to be happy."

Newaukeean of the Week: Joshua Janis
Newaukeean of the Week

Joshua Janis

"We are not just a Beer, Brat and Cheese state."

Newaukeean of the Week: Bridget Gallagher
Newaukeean of the Week

Bridget Gallagher

"What I really love are the winter nights."

Newaukeean of the Week: Ben Koller
Newaukeean of the Week

Ben Koller

How an entrepreneur-at-large came back home to Milwaukee.

Newaukeean of the Week: Leah Fiasca
Newaukeean of the Week

Leah Fiasca

GMC Project Director embraces a wide range of things that make Milwaukee great.

Newaukeean of the Week: Nicole Behnke
Newaukeean of the Week

Nicole Behnke

"I've never met so many people with such a passion for the city they live in."

Newaukeean of the Week: Michelle Peterson
Newaukeean of the Week

Michelle Peterson

"Talent Acquisition" specialist sees potential for more commercial growth in Milwaukee.

Newaukeean of the Week: Alison Hanrahan
Newaukeean of the Week

Alison Hanrahan

Yes, Milwaukee is great, but there's too many Cubs fans at Miller Park!

Newaukeean of the Week: Cassie Schroeder
Newaukeean of the Week

Cassie Schroeder

The consumer awareness representative for Southern Comfort likes the northern comfort of Milwaukee.

Newaukeean of the Week: John Schilder
Newaukeean of the Week

John Schilder

A transplanted Ohioan, Schilder has a very active work and social life.

Newaukeean of the Week: Hilary Rasmussen
Newaukeean of the Week

Hilary Rasmussen

A marketer for Baird thinks we need to talk up the city.

Newaukeean of the Week: Beth Handle
Newaukeean of the Week

Beth Handle

The Bay View resident owns and runs the Milwaukee Kayak Company.

Newaukeean of the Week: Kyle Willkom
Newaukeean of the Week

Kyle Willkom

Kyle Willkom of FOCUS Training says Milwaukee gives people a reason to dance.

Newaukeean of the Week: Andy Monfre
Newaukeean of the Week

Andy Monfre

This lifelong Milwaukeean wants the city to be a leader in fair housing policies and to improve the quality of its schools.

Newaukeean of the Week: Jackie Sitkowski
Newaukeean of the Week

Jackie Sitkowski

She works with Habitat Young Professionals and loves the city's unpretentiousness.

Newaukeean of the Week: Alison Carlucci
Newaukeean of the Week

Alison Carlucci

"Within minutes of arriving in Milwaukee," Carlucci knew this is where she wanted to live.

Newaukeean of the Week: Geoff Sieron
Newaukeean of the Week

Geoff Sieron

An Ohio native learns Milwaukee isn't just a small, cold, gloomy city of beer-swilling cheese heads.

Newaukeean of the Week: Danya Strait
Newaukeean of the Week

Danya Strait

After stops in Madison and Atlanta, Strait realized that Milwaukee is where she wants to be.

Newaukeean of the Week: Angelina Cole
Newaukeean of the Week

Angelina Cole

She came for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel job and discovered a summer with endless events.

Newaukeean of the Week: Brooke Lange
Newaukeean of the Week

Brooke Lange

A dedicated tailgater and polar bear plunge fan who works at Badger Meter.

Newaukeean of the Week: Christian Ott
Newaukeean of the Week

Christian Ott

A Director of "Coffee Education" learns the city isn't dangerous.

Newaukeean of the Week: Scott Nielsen
Newaukeean of the Week

Scott Nielsen

After seven years out of state, Scott Nielsen came back to his favorite city for a job at Rexnord.

Newaukeean of the Week: Kara Navin
Newaukeean of the Week

Kara Navin

A city native who left town, Navin came back to Milwaukee to work with a drop-out prevention program.

Newaukeean of the Week: Jeramey Jannene
Newaukeean of the Week

Jeramey Jannene

Yes, Urban Milwaukee's founder is an immigrant to the city. Why he loves it and would like to see improvements.

Newaukeean of the Week: Tiffany Fontaine
Newaukeean of the Week

Tiffany Fontaine

A city lover who's created a high intensity performance program for "fierce women."

Newaukeean of the Week: Jeff Duport
Newaukeean of the Week

Jeff Duport

Newcomer Jeff Duport, manager of Mikey’s restaurant (811 N. Jefferson) has a simple wish: wire the city.

Newaukeean of the Week: Linda Schenkelberg
Newaukeean of the Week

Linda Schenkelberg

The owner of a fitness facility, Schenkelberg loves all the lakes in the area for boating.

Newaukeean of the Week: Jeffrey Ferchoff
Newaukeean of the Week

Jeffrey Ferchoff

Jeffrey Ferchoff owns World of Beer on Brady St. and loves Beer City.

Newaukeean of the Week: Shay Linkus
Newaukeean of the Week

Shay Linkus

The Chef de Cuisine at Odd Duck says Milwaukee's restaurants have much friendlier relationships than in other cities.

Newaukeean of the Week: Mohammad Shah
Newaukeean of the Week

Mohammad Shah

I would like to see Milwaukee build our downtown back to how strong it once was.

Newaukeean of the Week: Mike Brumm
Newaukeean of the Week

Mike Brumm

A musician who performs solo and with two bands, and who loves his inner city neighborhood.

Newaukeean of the Week: Grace Fuhr
Newaukeean of the Week

Grace Fuhr

It's a wonderful town, the Historic Milwaukee program manager says, and not just because there are no cows.

Newaukeean of the Week: Stacy Klotka
Newaukeean of the Week

Stacy Klotka

A marathon runner and trained chemist says Milwaukee's vast manufacturing sector makes work fun.

Newaukeean of the Week: Romke de Haan
Newaukeean of the Week

Romke de Haan

A deejay and design agency president, this city native is a fully immersed member of the creative class.

Newaukeean of the Week: Keith Hayes
Newaukeean of the Week

Keith Hayes

He moved here for a girl. Now he's leading a campaign to create an artistically rendered trail through Riverwest.

Newaukeean of the Week: Zachary Harper
Newaukeean of the Week

Zachary Harper

Meet a truly unique student at UW-Milwaukee.

Newaukeean of the Week: Kyle Buckley
Newaukeean of the Week

Kyle Buckley

Meet the man who just led the "Blow Up a Car" campaign.

Newaukeean of the Week: Jessie Safoshnik
Newaukeean of the Week

Jessie Safoshnik

Why a college graduate chooses to stay in Milwaukee.

Newaukeean of the Week: Bryan Babler
Newaukeean of the Week

Bryan Babler

Moving to Milwaukee was like breaking out of prison.

Newaukeean of the Week: Patrick Yates
Newaukeean of the Week

Patrick Yates

From small town to the Brew City, a young professional's take on what makes Milwaukee exciting.

Newaukeean of the Week: Deanna Schwenner
Newaukeean of the Week

Deanna Schwenner

Meet the concierge at the recently remodeled CityCenter at 735 N. Water Street.

Newaukeean of the Week: Tim Syth
Newaukeean of the Week

Tim Syth

The director of Bucketworks is featured in our new weekly column highlighting city newbies and their views of Milwaukee.