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Joel Brennan

Joel Brennan, president and CEO of Discovery World.

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Discovery World Breaks Ground on Major Addition

Discovery World Breaks Ground on Major Addition

New 10,000 square foot pavilion, and remodeling of existing building planned.

Discovery World Plans Major Investments on Milwaukee’s Lakefront
Press Release

Discovery World Plans Major Investments on Milwaukee’s Lakefront

Project to break ground on October 10.

Sci-Fi Family Day Invades Discovery World with Returning Favorites and Brand New Experiences!
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Sci-Fi Family Day Invades Discovery World with Returning Favorites and Brand New Experiences!

The event takes place on Saturday, September 30, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Free Bus Rides, Free Stickers and Free Admission – Take Your Kid on the Bus Day Features Something for Everyone
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Free Bus Rides, Free Stickers and Free Admission – Take Your Kid on the Bus Day Features Something for Everyone

Families across Milwaukee County can leave their cars, minivans and SUVs at home on Saturday, September 23rd

Discovery World Plans Major Investments on Milwaukee’s Lakefront
Press Release

Discovery World Plans Major Investments on Milwaukee’s Lakefront

The first phase of the project features a 10,000 square foot expansion that will be located on Discovery World’s north lawn.

Learn to Love Your Great Lakes with Discovery World and Fund for Lake Michigan
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Learn to Love Your Great Lakes with Discovery World and Fund for Lake Michigan

Family-friendly event features fun and interactive educational experiences aimed at introducing our community’s connection to fresh water through local organizations.

Foundation continues Gifts to the Community with free admission to lakefront sites
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Foundation continues Gifts to the Community with free admission to lakefront sites

The Foundation’s Gifts to the Community are being presented this year in partnership with Fund for Lake Michigan.

What Will WCD Board Do About Marcus Center?

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $400

What Will WCD Board Do About Marcus Center?

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $400

What Will WCD Board Do About Marcus Center?

What Will WCD Board Do About Marcus Center?

Abele wants them to take over arts center but WCD board members would rather wait till 2020.

Marcus Center Cast Into Limbo

Marcus Center Cast Into Limbo

No one seems to agree with Abele's plan to have it absorbed by sprawling Wisconsin Center District.

In Public: The Design Competition That Wasn’t
In Public

The Design Competition That Wasn’t

Lakefront Gateway competition picked a team, not a design. So what will that mean for the lakefront?

Could Marcus Center become downtown’s orphan venue?
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Could Marcus Center become downtown’s orphan venue?

Wisconsin Center District postpones plans to take over Marcus Center
Plenty of Horne: City Accepts $14 Million Federal Streetcar Grant
Plenty of Horne

City Accepts $14 Million Federal Streetcar Grant

City wins TIGER grant after "a brutal competition" where demand for transit dollars greatly exceeded the sums appropriated.

Lakefront Gateway Plaza National Design Competition Culminates with the Selection of the Graef Team
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Lakefront Gateway Plaza National Design Competition Culminates with the Selection of the Graef Team

Water, Year-Round Activity Featured Among Ideas

Greater Milwaukee Foundation announces free weekend at Discovery World, Oct. 3-4
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Greater Milwaukee Foundation announces free weekend at Discovery World, Oct. 3-4

All access, special activities await guests of the Foundation’s next Gift to the Community

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Discovery World and Rockwell Automation Unveil Brand New Music Factory Exhibit
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Discovery World and Rockwell Automation Unveil Brand New Music Factory Exhibit

The Music Factory is designed to delight visitors of all ages and inspire children to explore careers in engineering and automation.

Planning and a Pint Series Takes on Lakefront Planning and Development
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Planning and a Pint Series Takes on Lakefront Planning and Development

Please join the Urban Planning and Public Administration Chapters of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Alumni Association onWednesday, January 21 at 6:00 p.m

Plenty of Horne: Gimbel Gets Reappointed to Wisconsin Center Board
Plenty of Horne

Gimbel Gets Reappointed to Wisconsin Center Board

Will continue after 3 decades as board chair! Did mayor and governor swap appointments to make this happen?

Mike Cudahy Steps Down as Co-Chair of Discovery World Board of Directors
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Mike Cudahy Steps Down as Co-Chair of Discovery World Board of Directors

Randy Crocker to serve as Board Chair.

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.

Neighborhood House announces Jeff Martinka as its new Executive Director
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Neighborhood House announces Jeff Martinka as its new Executive Director

Milwaukee native tapped to lead community center on Milwaukee’s West Side

Plenty of Horne: Wisconsin Center’s Leadership Adrift?
Plenty of Horne

Wisconsin Center’s Leadership Adrift?

Many of the board's seats are either vacant or held by legally unqualified individuals.

Neighborhood House Executive Director Richard Cox announces retirement
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Neighborhood House Executive Director Richard Cox announces retirement

Neighborhood House, which serves thousands of children, adults and families on Milwaukee’s west side, has announced the retirement of Executive Director Richard Cox at the end of April 2014.

Does Lakefront Still Lack a Vision?

Does Lakefront Still Lack a Vision?

Panelists at Discovery World conference debate plans and opportunities for Milwaukee's lakefront. A report with photos.

The Roundup: Pratt’s “Reimbursement” Mystery Money
The Roundup

Pratt’s “Reimbursement” Mystery Money

Acting Mayor Pockets $7,500 with no explanation

Murphy’s Law: Could Ed Thompson Get Elected Governor?
Murphy’s Law

Could Ed Thompson Get Elected Governor?

It's a wacky idea, but Ed Thompson may turn out to be a real spoiler in the race for governor.

Murphy’s Law: Ameritech Catches Political Fire From Competitors
Murphy’s Law

Ameritech Catches Political Fire From Competitors

Open up this month's Ameritech bill and you may find a surprise.

Murphy’s Law: Superintendent Burmaster Slaps The Governor Around
Murphy’s Law

Superintendent Burmaster Slaps The Governor Around

My, how times have changed.