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BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation and NEWaukee Announce $10,000 HATCH Finale Winners
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BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation and NEWaukee Announce $10,000 HATCH Finale Winners

Seven entrepreneurs pitched their ideas to compete for a $10,000 prize.

BrightStar, WEDC and NEWaukee announce $2,000 pitch event winner
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BrightStar, WEDC and NEWaukee announce $2,000 pitch event winner

HATCH event awards prize to Baraboo startup

In Public: The Problem Of Architecture Review Boards
In Public

The Problem Of Architecture Review Boards

All the rules for developers kill bad buildings. But do they also kill the great ones?

Back in the News: Maybe Karl Kopp Was Right
Back in the News

Maybe Karl Kopp Was Right

I criticized him for letting a historic building rot, but he’d planned a stunning replacement.

Former Mayor John Norquist: ‘Bucks should back off from closing Fourth Street
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Former Mayor John Norquist: ‘Bucks should back off from closing Fourth Street

Plenty of Horne: The Return of Peter Park
Plenty of Horne

The Return of Peter Park

Now a top consultant, the former city planner says Milwaukee's 20-year plan was done in a decade.

Urban planning expert Park goes “On the Issues” to discuss the future of the American city
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Urban planning expert Park goes “On the Issues” to discuss the future of the American city

As the former planning director for Denver and Milwaukee, Park led the preparation of downtown plans, numerous neighborhood plans, and comprehensive zoning code updates.

Plenty of Horne: Who Will Replace Paul Jakubovich?
Plenty of Horne

Who Will Replace Paul Jakubovich?

Ald. Bauman is pushing for prompt action to replace the longtime historic preservation head, who died last month.

In Public: Why the Swing Park Failed
In Public

Why the Swing Park Failed

It became a comedy of errors, but raises serious questions about the city’s strategy for “creative placemaking.”

In Public: The Hotel That Isn’t There
In Public

The Hotel That Isn’t There

The downtown Marriott made so many compromises in design there's barely any left.

John Norquist Milwaukee Tour – Congress for the New Urbanism

John Norquist Milwaukee Tour – Congress for the New Urbanism

One day before the start of the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) 19th annual conference in Madison, former Mayor and current CNU President & CEO John Norquist returned to Milwaukee with a number of his former deputies to offer a tour of many of the urban projects started during his tenure as mayor.

The Roundup: My Campaign Blog
The Roundup

My Campaign Blog

Two hundred fifty bucks or a free press pass?

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

The Roundup: Bobot Calls for Term Limit
The Roundup

Bobot Calls for Term Limit

Vince Bobot plans to request a change in the City Charter to limit the term of Milwaukee Mayor to two consecutive terms.

The Roundup: Krug Scores Joint Finance Seat
The Roundup

Krug Scores Joint Finance Seat

Rep. Shirley Krug was chosen Monday to take a seat on the influential Joint Committee on Finance