East Town is the unofficial name for the area of downtown Milwaukee that is east of the Milwaukee River.
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Photo Gallery: Mayor Barrett Bikes to Work!
Mayor Barrett kicked off Bike to Work Week with his annual bike ride, and announced new city funding for bike-sharing. - May 13th, 2013 by Dave Reid
Republicans Move to Kill Milwaukee Streetcar
If the streetcar is killed and federal money for it is lost, it will mean the total amount of federal transit money for Wisconsin rejected by Scott Walker will exceed $1 billion. - May 9th, 2013 by Jeramey Jannene
Milwaukee’s Time of Terror
A new book recounts the police station bombing of 1917, and Clarence Darrow’s defense of the anarchists charged with the crime. - Apr 29th, 2013 by Dean Strang
Make Way for Wisconsin’s Largest Building!
Plan for new NML building has been expanded to make it the state's largest building. - Apr 23rd, 2013 by Dave Reid
Plenty of Horne: Mayor Says Streetcar is “Trojan Horse”
Streetcar will be first leg of what he hopes will be a more extensive rail system. - Apr 17th, 2013 by Michael Horne
Plenty of Horne: Pabst Leader’s Salary Far Below Smiley’s
Pabst boss Gary Witt makes less than a third of what Smiley makes. Ald. Bauman questions this. - Apr 10th, 2013 by Michael Horne
Taverns: Safe House Is Still for Spies
Since 1966, it’s been the city’s “undercover bar” and tourist attraction. - Apr 7th, 2013 by Audrey Jean Posten
House Confidential: Mark Attanasio’s Palatial Penthouse
His two floors near the top of the University Club tower are worth $7 million. And the Brewers' shuttle is just three blocks away. - Apr 5th, 2013 by Michael Horne
Plenty of Horne: Tammy Baldwin Comes to Town
Baldwin offers an insider's look at the U.S.Senate. And Milwaukee Buck Samuel Dalembert buys a LOT of wine. - Apr 3rd, 2013 by Michael Horne
Photo Gallery: Politics & Poetry II
Aldermen join seasoned poets to tout today's election and celebrate the memory of poet Anita Brooks. - Apr 2nd, 2013 by Grace Fuhr