City Closes Walker’s Lounge

City Closes Walker’s Lounge

After 16-item police report, Common Council votes for non-renewal of southside nightclub.

State’s Religious Leaders Call Out White Christian Nationalism

State’s Religious Leaders Call Out White Christian Nationalism

'We gave up our voice... to keep our faith private. That was a mistake.'

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Approves Vape Shop Moratorium
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Approves Vape Shop Moratorium

No new e-cigarette stores until August. City must now craft a regulatory framework.

Republicans May Rewrite Bail Amendment

Republicans May Rewrite Bail Amendment

Legislators passed amendment giving judges more latitude on bail but now want to rewrite it before April election.

New Sports Bar For East Side

New Sports Bar For East Side

The plan for North Sports Bar, 2028 E. North Ave, mixes creative pub fare and Las Vegas-style cocktails.

Murphy’s Law: Is Judge Dorow Hiding Her Biography?
Murphy’s Law

Is Judge Dorow Hiding Her Biography?

Supreme Court candidate’s years defending criminals could be fodder for attack ads.

MKE County: Board Releases Funds for Park Projects
MKE County

Board Releases Funds for Park Projects

County board approves $1.3 million in maintenance, repairs and new projects for parks.

Milwaukee Police Officer Killed While Chasing Suspect

Milwaukee Police Officer Killed While Chasing Suspect

Officer Peter Jerving shot and killed near S. 14th St. and W. Cleveland Ave.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Mass Timber Building Could Be Tallest in U.S.
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Mass Timber Building Could Be Tallest in U.S.

Plan for The Edison is 28 stories, taller than Ascent, but shorter than Australian tower.

New Fast Food Diner for Lisbon Avenue

New Fast Food Diner for Lisbon Avenue

A&J Grill would be takeout-only restaurant serving American food and gyros.

Iron Grate Chef Returns for Central Standard Winter Luau

Iron Grate Chef Returns for Central Standard Winter Luau

Chef Aaron Patin will smoke a whole pig outdoors in Downtown.

Evers Appoints Joan Prince to UW Board of Regents

Evers Appoints Joan Prince to UW Board of Regents

Governor has now appointed board majority, though not all approved by Senate.

Theater: ‘Evita’ Boasts Strong Singing, Dancing
Theater

‘Evita’ Boasts Strong Singing, Dancing

Skylight's staging may lack enough quieter moments, but has plenty of vocal power.

The Return of Kitt’s Custard

The Return of Kitt’s Custard

Closed for years, classic custard stand reopens with new owners seeking to maintain its 1950s charm.

Evers Appoints Kirsten Johnson Head of Wisconsin Health Department

Evers Appoints Kirsten Johnson Head of Wisconsin Health Department

Outgoing Milwaukee health commissioner quickly finds new job.

The State of Politics: Big Numbers Drive Budget Decisions
The State of Politics

Big Numbers Drive Budget Decisions

Which 5 programs account for 84% of state budget? And when was the beer tax last increased?

City Residents Push for Lead Cleanup at ARPA Meeting

City Residents Push for Lead Cleanup at ARPA Meeting

Coalition on Lead Emergency questions how last $92 million in federal funds will be spent.

Dining: Sisu Cafe Offers Nordic, Finnish Fare
Dining

Sisu Cafe Offers Nordic, Finnish Fare

And on some nights becomes a steakhouse. It's all a tasty addition to Bay View's dining scene.

Momentum Growing For More State Shared Revenue

Momentum Growing For More State Shared Revenue

State flush with cash. One proposal gives one-fifth of sales tax back to local governments.

Plats and Parcels: Potawatomi Launches Real Estate Development Arm
Plats and Parcels

Potawatomi Launches Real Estate Development Arm

And EV unit, aiming to diversify its revenue. Plus: Recap of week's real estate news.

Predatory Landlords Buying Up Milwaukee Properties

Predatory Landlords Buying Up Milwaukee Properties

Study finds out-of-state landlords now own 23% of rental houses in majority Black wards.

Urban Reads: The Best New Bike Lanes in The U.S.
Urban Reads

The Best New Bike Lanes in The U.S.

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Now Serving: More Changes For North Avenue Market
Now Serving

More Changes For North Avenue Market

Plus: N/A bar opens on East Side and Ninja Steakhouse in Downtown, and Bridgewater adds brunch.

FoodRight Teaches Kids About Healthy Foods

FoodRight Teaches Kids About Healthy Foods

Nonprofit serves 1,200 students in five MPS schools with hands-on approach.

The Week’s Greatest Hits

The Week’s Greatest Hits

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