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Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Okays Couture Sewer Subsidy
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Okays Couture Sewer Subsidy

But this won't be a precedent for future deals, a city official says.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Why Strip Club Deal Fell Apart
Eyes on Milwaukee

Why Strip Club Deal Fell Apart

Deal would have ended suits against city if council okayed new club.

Murphy’s Law: City’s $1 Home Program a Great Idea
Murphy’s Law

City’s $1 Home Program a Great Idea

But you’d never know it, given how some of the media covered it.

City’s $1 House Program Criticized

City’s $1 House Program Criticized

Residents question why only developers can buy foreclosed homes for a dollar.

Plenty of Horne: Mayor’s Design Awards
Plenty of Horne

Mayor’s Design Awards

The 2016 Mayor's Design Awards recognized projects from every corner of the city.

Port Of Milwaukee Has Flurry of Final Traffic

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $400

Port Of Milwaukee Has Flurry of Final Traffic

Contribution to Terry Witkowski of $75

Port Of Milwaukee Has Flurry of Final Traffic

Port Of Milwaukee Has Flurry of Final Traffic

Great Lakes traffic up as ships rush to finish before St. Lawrence Seaway closes for winter.

In Public: The City’s $30 Million Design Project

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $100

In Public: The City’s $30 Million Design Project
In Public

The City’s $30 Million Design Project

National competition for lakefront bridge could have huge impact, but city’s process raises questions.

Plats and Parcels: The Boom in Walker’s Point
Plats and Parcels

The Boom in Walker’s Point

A new project on South Water St. continues the pace of development.

Developer plans riverside housing in Walker’s Point
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Developer plans riverside housing in Walker’s Point

Plats and Parcels: Bay View Boos Building
Plats and Parcels

Bay View Boos Building

Some pan the design of proposed Bay View "gateway" project. Meanwhile, the Dover Street School project hits a snag.

Plan Calls for Upscale Apartments at International Building on National Ave.
Bicycle Shop Invests in Lincoln Avenue

Bicycle Shop Invests in Lincoln Avenue

Ben's Cycle owner also bought an old movie theater, and next will redevelop former bakery into mixed-use building.

Plenty of Horne: Huge Turnout for East Library Opening
Plenty of Horne

Huge Turnout for East Library Opening

It was a truly an East Side event, and a crowd with tons of notables celebrated history in the making.

Plenty of Horne: Next Stops For The Streetcar
Plenty of Horne

Next Stops For The Streetcar

The devil is in the details of tax incremental financing and various meetings and approvals needed before construction begins.

Office building near convention center to be converted to hotel
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Office building near convention center to be converted to hotel

Nominations Sought for Mayor’s Design Awards
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Nominations Sought for Mayor’s Design Awards

Great Milwaukee Buildings, Improvements, and Spaces Will Be Honored

Murphy’s Law: Why Didn’t Chisholm Go After Democrats?
Murphy’s Law

Why Didn’t Chisholm Go After Democrats?

Republicans say the John Doe probe proves bias. So does the federal suit against DA. Are they right?

Milwaukee Wins an Invitation to the Community Progress Leadership Institute
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Milwaukee Wins an Invitation to the Community Progress Leadership Institute

Prestigious Training Effort will Help Milwaukee Address Foreclosures and Vacant Homes

Milwaukee Awarded $25,000 Cities of Service Impact Volunteering Fund Grant to Implement Artistic Board-up Initiative
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Milwaukee Awarded $25,000 Cities of Service Impact Volunteering Fund Grant to Implement Artistic Board-up Initiative

Grant Funds, Provided by Bloomberg Philanthropies, Will Support a New “Impact Volunteering” Initiative to Address Vacant Foreclosed Houses in Milwaukee’s Amani Neighborhood

Photo Gallery: Ground Breaking Day in the Park East
Photo Gallery

Ground Breaking Day in the Park East

A flock of public officials turned out to celebrate the Avenir, a $20.7 million, 104-unit mixed-use building that begins construction.

Mayor Barrett Calls for Delay in Wisconsin BadgerCare Changes
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Mayor Barrett Calls for Delay in Wisconsin BadgerCare Changes

Health Insurance for 92,000 at Stake with Ongoing Health Insurance Marketplace Problems

New development project would host an International Baccalaureate Middle Years school and community uses under plans detailed by MPS, city, developers
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New development project would host an International Baccalaureate Middle Years school and community uses under plans detailed by MPS, city, developers

A public-private partnership allows for the uses desired by the community including housing.

Did U.S. Bank Discriminate Against City Neighborhoods?

Did U.S. Bank Discriminate Against City Neighborhoods?

Federal complaint includes evidence of bias in how bank handled homes in black and Latino neighborhoods.

The Mayor’s Plan for Foreclosures

The Mayor’s Plan for Foreclosures

$11.6 million plan hopes to turn abandoned houses over to stable homeowners.

Plenty of Horne: Residents Reject Freshwater Name
Plenty of Horne

Residents Reject Freshwater Name

Contest to rename Pittsburgh Ave. to honor water institute didn't convince street's residents, who nixed Freshwater Way.

Ald. Witkowski, City Negotiate Concessions from WallyPark;
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Ald. Witkowski, City Negotiate Concessions from WallyPark;

Restaurant/Retail/Hotel In Plans for Property at Howell and Layton

Photo Gallery: Mayor Barrett Bikes to Work!
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.

Where my loyalties rest
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Where my loyalties rest

I feel compelled to respond today to the comments about me that came from Jeff Fleming on behalf of the Barrett administration.

The Roundup: New Home for Lord?
The Roundup

New Home for Lord?

Lord has been looking at the old Lou Fritzel building with owner Peter J. Kondos.

The Roundup: Changes at the Election Commission
The Roundup

Changes at the Election Commission

Mayor Tom Barrett says he “will announce a change at the City Election Commission,” according to his statement to the Brady Street Association monthly meeting Tuesday, 18 May at the Hi-Hat Garage. Although he didn’t get down to specifics, you can take it to mean that Executive Director Julietta Henry will be out at the […]

Murphy’s Law: Why Gov. McCallum’s Spending Priorities Were Wrong
Murphy’s Law

Why Gov. McCallum’s Spending Priorities Were Wrong

As the legislature wrestles with the state budget deficit, there has been talk of cutting every level of government except the schools.