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Murphy’s Law: City’s Revenue Structure Is “Broken”
Murphy’s Law

City’s Revenue Structure Is “Broken”

Milwaukee’s over-reliance on property tax, state aid threatens its future, study warns.

50 Years After The Marches: Risking Their Lives for Fair Housing
50 Years After The Marches

Risking Their Lives for Fair Housing

The courageous protests of Fr. Groppi and the NAACP Youth Council.

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Josephine Dolan built Downtown’s Harp Irish Pub

Murphy’s Law: The Many Faces of Charlie Sykes
Murphy’s Law

The Many Faces of Charlie Sykes

He’s spent his whole career changing his views. So which should we believe?

On the Air: Domes Are Like Highly-Constructed Bra?
On the Air

Domes Are Like Highly-Constructed Bra?

Architecture critic Tom Bamberger talks frankly on WUWM about Bucks arena, Domes and Grand Avenue.

Murphy’s Law: What Has Mayor Barrett Accomplished?
Murphy’s Law

What Has Mayor Barrett Accomplished?

After nearly 12 years in office, his impact can be seen -- if you look hard.

New Marathon Will Bring 4,500 Runners to City Streets

New Marathon Will Bring 4,500 Runners to City Streets

Come cheer them on, but plan ahead if you're taking the bus or parking overnight.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces $14.2 Million in Federal Funding for Milwaukee Streetcar Lakefront Line
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces $14.2 Million in Federal Funding for Milwaukee Streetcar Lakefront Line

Baldwin Helped Secure TIGER Grant Investment from U.S. Department of Transportation

Photo Gallery: Petfest Was For the Dogs
Photo Gallery

Petfest Was For the Dogs

And cats and birds. Pets and their owners descended on Summerfest for fun, education and music.

Photo Gallery: GermanFest, the Most Authentic Ethnic Fest?
Photo Gallery

GermanFest, the Most Authentic Ethnic Fest?

Good food and music led the way at the 35th annual festival.

Photo Gallery: Festa Italiana Pleases the Crowd
Photo Gallery

Festa Italiana Pleases the Crowd

A little ersatz, perhaps, but still fun, as our photos show.

Jazz in the Park: Questions for Streetlife and Warren Wiegratz
Jazz in the Park

Questions for Streetlife and Warren Wiegratz

The Buck's house band has played together for decades and will perform on Thursday at Jazz in the Park.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Streetcar Construction Starts in October
Eyes on Milwaukee

Streetcar Construction Starts in October

On-going engineering work continues to save millions of dollars. And anti-streetcar group has given up trying to stop the starter line.

Take the Shuttle to Pridefest
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Take the Shuttle to Pridefest

Traffic and parking are a breeze when you ride to PrideFest on the bus!

Take the Shuttle to PrideFest
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Take the Shuttle to PrideFest

Take a Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) Shuttle to PrideFest, held June 5-7 at Henry Maier Festival Park.

Plenty of Horne: Crowd Celebrates City Birthday Party
Plenty of Horne

Crowd Celebrates City Birthday Party

Politicians, PR people and other notables schmoozed away. The best rumor was that Chief Flynn might be retiring.

Proposed Milwaukee Marathon gets early boost at committee
Press Release

Proposed Milwaukee Marathon gets early boost at committee

News release from Aldermen Jim Bohl, Willie C. Wade and Joe Davis, Sr.

Murphy’s Law: 10 Reasons To Build Bucks Arena on Wisconsin Ave.
Murphy’s Law

10 Reasons To Build Bucks Arena on Wisconsin Ave.

Building the new arena where Boston Store is located could have huge advantages for the team and the city.

Murphy’s Law: Why Bob Donovan Can’t Beat Barrett
Murphy’s Law

Why Bob Donovan Can’t Beat Barrett

No alderman will back him. Why he’s so disliked -- and so certain to lose.

House Confidential: Power Broker Bill Drew’s Home Office
House Confidential

Power Broker Bill Drew’s Home Office

Drew and his wife, consultant Mary Cannon, made a lot of money working from their lovely West Side colonial home. It's on the Spaces and Traces tour tomorrow.

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.

Murphy’s Law: The New Non-Profit Kingpins
Murphy’s Law

The New Non-Profit Kingpins

As SDC declines, groups like Community Advocates and Next Door are on the rise.

Alderman Davis named to National League of Cities Board of Directors for 2nd term
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Alderman Davis named to National League of Cities Board of Directors for 2nd term

Alderman Joe Davis, Sr. has been appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of the National League of Cities (NLC) for a second term.

Green Named 2012 Winner of Frank P. Zeidler Public Service Award
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Green Named 2012 Winner of Frank P. Zeidler Public Service Award

The Milwaukee Common Council will honor Mr. Green on Tuesday, September 25 prior to the start of its regular meeting at 9 a.m. in the third floor Council Chamber at City Hall, 200 E. Wells St.

MCTS Serves Irish Fest
Press Release

MCTS Serves Irish Fest

Traffic and parking are a breeze when you ride the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) Straight to the Gate of Irish Fest.

The Roundup: Buffett Tour on Hold
The Roundup

Buffett Tour on Hold

“Spirit – The Seventh Fire” has been put on hiatus.

The Roundup: At it Again
The Roundup

At it Again

Alderman asked to make big money decision on 24 hour notice.

The Roundup: Dem Challenge for Panzer Seat
The Roundup

Dem Challenge for Panzer Seat

The disarray of the Republican 20th Senate District has convinced the Democratic Party to field a write-in candidate for primary.

The Roundup: ABC and the Gay Governor
The Roundup

ABC and the Gay Governor

The catch, is that McGreevey announced he was gay, while the lover says he, himself, is straight.

The Roundup: “Legacy, Schmegacy”
The Roundup

“Legacy, Schmegacy”

John O. Norquist, in his final days as mayor, talked about the things that mattered to him. (His legacy wasn’t one of them.) Also: the man who could have beat him in 1992 – and, about that new job in Chicago

Murphy’s Law: Why The Mayor is Not Dead
Murphy’s Law

Why The Mayor is Not Dead

Back in the early 1980s, Milwaukee Magazine ran a scathing caricature of Mayor Henry Maier with the title "What Does This Man Do All Day?"

New MATC Student Center Hailed as Sign of Commitment
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New MATC Student Center Hailed as Sign of Commitment

Movers, shakers back arena shift
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Movers, shakers back arena shift