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Murphy’s Law: The Failed Promise of Miller Park
Murphy’s Law

The Failed Promise of Miller Park

It didn’t make Brewers more competitive, yet its price tag keeps rising.

Art: Private Collections of the Wealthy
Art

Private Collections of the Wealthy

"Milwaukee Collects" at Milwaukee Art Museum offers great works by local collectors.

Smokeless tobacco banned at Miller Park, other MKE sports venues
Press Release

Smokeless tobacco banned at Miller Park, other MKE sports venues

Statement from Alderman Michael J. Murphy November 22, 2016

Milwaukee Ballet Offers Modern View on Dance Through Kaleidoscope Eyes
Press Release

Milwaukee Ballet Offers Modern View on Dance Through Kaleidoscope Eyes

Contemporary presentation features the music of The Beatles and two world premieres

2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Call for Entries Now Open
Press Release

2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Call for Entries Now Open

Festival Offers to Pay for All Work Screened; Free Entry for All Films; $27,000 in Cash Prizes Promised

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside 833 East
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside 833 East

Step inside the new 18-story office tower that will help transform the lakefront.

Sojourner Center One of Nation’s Largest

Sojourner Center One of Nation’s Largest

$20 million family peace center offers array of services to domestic abuse victims, families.

Milwaukee Ballet Tempts Audiences with New Dance Drama, Dorian Gray
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Milwaukee Ballet Tempts Audiences with New Dance Drama, Dorian Gray

Michael Pink adds to master storyteller legacy with premiere of famous cautionary tale

House Confidential: Ald. Wade’s Tiny Cape Cod
House Confidential

Ald. Wade’s Tiny Cape Cod

No fireplace or rec room, just 1091 square feet. A modest living politician indeed.

Bar Exam: Major Goolsby’s, Still a Great Sports Bar
Bar Exam

Major Goolsby’s, Still a Great Sports Bar

One of nation's first, where Charles Barkley and Reggie Jackson, among others, hung out.

Milwaukee Ballet extends Artistic Director Michael Pink’s contract to 2020
Press Release

Milwaukee Ballet extends Artistic Director Michael Pink’s contract to 2020

Announces new Executive Director, Julia Glawe

833 East lands MLB’s Bud Selig, Grace Matthews as tenants
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833 East lands MLB’s Bud Selig, Grace Matthews as tenants

New Tenants Secured at 833 East
Press Release

New Tenants Secured at 833 East

Heck Capital opening first Milwaukee offices, Jason, Inc. expanding; MLB, Grace Matthews, Inc. also taking space

National Sports Law Institute conference to address fairness, integrity and safety issues in sports
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National Sports Law Institute conference to address fairness, integrity and safety issues in sports

Major League Baseball Commissioner Emeritus Allan (Bud) Selig is among the speakers scheduled to appear at this year’s conference.

Why Selig Became Commissioner

Why Selig Became Commissioner

Excerpt from new book tells inside story how Selig, Fehr and Steinbrenner remade the business of baseball.

MKE Fellows Program
Press Release

MKE Fellows Program

Fellowship Open Embarks on an Innovative Commitment to Retain Top Talent in Milwaukee

Murphy’s Law: Bucks Owners Must Build Without Subsidy
Murphy’s Law

Bucks Owners Must Build Without Subsidy

Unique financial situation of Bucks owners suggests they may have to build a new arena, even with no taxpayer support.

Murphy’s Law: The Property Tax Scam for Brewers, Bucks
Murphy’s Law

The Property Tax Scam for Brewers, Bucks

Odds are, the Bucks arena will get many secret tax subsidies, as Miller Park does.

House Confidential: TV Star Dustin Diamond’s Cozy Cape Cod
House Confidential

TV Star Dustin Diamond’s Cozy Cape Cod

Star of "Saved By the Bell" is charged with stabbing a man and could face years in prison. But Diamond does have a comfy abode in Port Washington to await his trial.

Milwaukee/NARI Home Improvement Council Honors Barry Mandel With the “Building Milwaukee” Award
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Milwaukee/NARI Home Improvement Council Honors Barry Mandel With the “Building Milwaukee” Award

The Milwaukee Chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI presented its annual “Building Milwaukee Award” to Barry Mandel.

Plenty of Horne: Ambulance Chasing Lawyer Chases Abele
Plenty of Horne

Ambulance Chasing Lawyer Chases Abele

Plus: Bud Selig’s birthday bash and where will new Journal CEO live?

Eyes on Milwaukee: New 18-Story Downtown Building Breaks Ground
Eyes on Milwaukee

New 18-Story Downtown Building Breaks Ground

The $102 million, 18-story tower at 833 E. Michigan is huge development, with no city financing. The full story, with photos and building renderings.

Business: The Return of Flying Car
Business

The Return of Flying Car

What will be featured at next month’s third annual showcase of technology and innovation.

Plenty of Horne: Downtown Power Brokers Mull Expanded Convention Center
Plenty of Horne

Downtown Power Brokers Mull Expanded Convention Center

Leaders of Wisconsin Center and the Bradley Center consider key changes for downtown facilities.

Flying Car 2014 to Feature Keynote Steve Wozniak
Press Release

Flying Car 2014 to Feature Keynote Steve Wozniak

2nd annual Flying Car event to take place June 25-27 with speakers and hands-on labs

Plenty of Horne: Why the Bucks Arena is Downtown — And Will Stay There
Plenty of Horne

Why the Bucks Arena is Downtown — And Will Stay There

If not for an obnoxiously insistent mayor, the Bradley Center would have been built in the Menomonee Valley.

Plenty of Horne: Will Water Technology Transform the City?
Plenty of Horne

Will Water Technology Transform the City?

Badger Meter CEO says Milwaukee can remake itself as 15th century Florence once did, in speech at downtown GMC event.

Murphy’s Law: The Legacy of Betty Quadracci
Murphy’s Law

The Legacy of Betty Quadracci

Her impact on local journalism and the creation of Quad/Graphics was great -- and greatly underestimated.

Plenty of Horne: Greater Milwaukee Committee to Move to Water Accelerator
Plenty of Horne

Greater Milwaukee Committee to Move to Water Accelerator

All the news on the GMC's new home, as well as odds and ends around the East Side and beyond (plus a bicycle tour).

Field of Dreams

Field of Dreams

Major League Baseball helps fund new baseball field for Milwaukee Boys and Girls Club.

House Confidential: Herb Kohl’s Regency Condo
House Confidential

Herb Kohl’s Regency Condo

The former U.S. Senator (call him Herschel) is on the 27th floor of what was once the elite tower in town.

Plenty of Horne: St Paul Bridge Will Be Rebuilt
Plenty of Horne

St Paul Bridge Will Be Rebuilt

Seventh bridge reconstructed on Barrett's watch will include streetcar tracks.

Photo Gallery: Skyline Music Opens
Photo Gallery

Skyline Music Opens

A good crowd, good band, and great views of the city at the opening event of the series.

House Confidential: Bud Selig’s Stadium-Sized Home Base
House Confidential

Bud Selig’s Stadium-Sized Home Base

His home is nearly 5,000 square feet. His lot is bigger than Miller Park's playing field. Yes, the rich are different.

Murphy’s Law: Bill to Cut Supervisor Pay Likely
Murphy’s Law

Bill to Cut Supervisor Pay Likely

Despite Republican delays and opposition by the board, the bill has a good chance of passage.

Murphy’s Law: The Rise of MU Law School
Murphy’s Law

The Rise of MU Law School

How it became the state's leading pollster and a high profile place for public forums.

Murphy’s Law: Will Herb Kohl Blackmail Milwaukee?
Murphy’s Law

Will Herb Kohl Blackmail Milwaukee?

The Bucks need a new arena. Time to start threatening to move the team.

The Roundup: Selig Take A Hit
The Roundup

Selig Take A Hit

Washington Post Trashes Commissioner and Journal Communications. Plus: The Mea Culpa of Charles J. Sykes and Thompson’s Boycott of Miller Park.

The Roundup: “Groundbreaking” for Bridge
The Roundup

“Groundbreaking” for Bridge

It’s not really a groundbreaking without a shovel, so Cecelia Gilbert of the Department of Public Works brought five well-used, albeit ceremonial, spades to the Thursday 27 May event celebrating the beginning of construction of the Holton Marsupial Bridge. Obliging dignitaries, sensing a photo-op, grabbed the shovels and pantomimed digging them into the asphalt pavement […]

The Roundup: “Thugs” a Favorite Frankovis Term
The Roundup

“Thugs” a Favorite Frankovis Term

Nobody minded when the cop called thugs “thugs” back in 2001

Murphy’s Law: The Embarrassing Failure of Miller Park
Murphy’s Law

The Embarrassing Failure of Miller Park

The Milwaukee Brewers have begun the season with a horrendous start, one that is setting franchise records for futility.

Murphy’s Law: Why Jim Ryan Could Be In Trouble
Murphy’s Law

Why Jim Ryan Could Be In Trouble

Speaking as someone who predicted the one-two finish of Scott Walker and Jim Ryan, the big surprise of the county executive race was Tyrone Dumas' strong fourth place finish, just behind Tom Nardelli.

Murphy’s Law: Why Did Chief Jones Protect a Man With a Violent Record?
Murphy’s Law

Why Did Chief Jones Protect a Man With a Violent Record?

Earlier this week, Milwaukee Police Chief Jones used his power to protect Wendell Jones, the husband of County Supervisor Elizabeth Coggs-Jones.

Murphy’s Law: Could The Brewers Benefit If Minnesota Loses Its Team?
Murphy’s Law

Could The Brewers Benefit If Minnesota Loses Its Team?

Baseball commissioner Bud Selig has scoffed at complaints from Twin Cities newspapers that eliminating a baseball team there would benefit the Milwaukee Brewers.

Murphy’s Law: Antonio Riley’s Campaign Coffer Looks Mayoral
Murphy’s Law

Antonio Riley’s Campaign Coffer Looks Mayoral

News reports have made much of the money raised by Ald. Marvin Pratt and Ald. Tom Nardelli, speculating about their chances for mayor.