Newaukeean of the Week

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    Derrick Johnson

    Derrick Johnson

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

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    Lex Allen

    Lex Allen

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

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    Dasha Kelly

    Dasha Kelly

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

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    Michael Hostad

    Michael Hostad

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

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    Shelley Owen

    Shelley Owen

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

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    Ken Staude

    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."

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    Melissa Hendrickson

    Melissa Hendrickson

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

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    Kristina Valenti

    Kristina Valenti

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

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    Sarah Tomczyk

    Sarah Tomczyk

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

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    Charlie Wright

    Charlie Wright

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

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    Matt Wild

    Matt Wild

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

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    Emily Vitrano

    Emily Vitrano

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