City Hall: City’s Lead Program is Working Again
City Hall

City’s Lead Program is Working Again

New health commissioner is resolving troubling issues, Mayor Barrett reports.

Op Ed: Walker Failed to Lead on Election Night
Op Ed

Walker Failed to Lead on Election Night

Not giving a concession speech showed his lack of character. And not the first such failure.

The Contrarian: Giampietro Nomination Deserves Full Hearing
The Contrarian

Giampietro Nomination Deserves Full Hearing

Sen. Baldwin should reconsider her opposition to his judicial nomination.

City’s Restaurant Grading System Threatened

City’s Restaurant Grading System Threatened

State board votes to prohibit system grading restaurants for food safety.

Dining: Try Rocket Baby For Lunch
Dining

Try Rocket Baby For Lunch

Yes, the pastries are fabulous. But the lunches are pretty tasty, too.

“Reformed Myself Out Of A Job”?

“Reformed Myself Out Of A Job”?

Gov. Walker breaks post-election silence, discusses his loss and new proposals.

Will Referendums Lead to Legal Pot?

Will Referendums Lead to Legal Pot?

Some legislators hope for change after medical or fully legai pot approved in 18 local referendums.

Grant Helps Attract Native American Teachers

Grant Helps Attract Native American Teachers

$1.1 million federal grant to UWM helps First Nation students pursue education degrees.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Disconnect Your Downspouts, Get $100
Eyes on Milwaukee

Disconnect Your Downspouts, Get $100

City program affecting 54,000 homes part of plan to prevent Deep Tunnel overflows.

Op Ed: Voters Approve $1.3 Billion More for Schools
Op Ed

Voters Approve $1.3 Billion More for Schools

Since 2012 state has cut school spending by cumulative $3.5 billon. Local referendums plugging the gap.

Classical: Lute, Bagpipes, Recorders, Drums
Classical

Lute, Bagpipes, Recorders, Drums

Istanpitta plays medieval music of exiled Spanish Jews, with Klezmer and Arabic flavors.

Visual Art: Art Has Never Been Such Fun
Visual Art

Art Has Never Been Such Fun

MAM exhibit, “Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America” is for the child in all of us.

Could State Lose a Congressional Seat?

Could State Lose a Congressional Seat?

2020 Population projections show Wisconsin on the bubble for a drop to seven seats.

City Streets: The Two Streets Named Layton
City Streets

The Two Streets Named Layton

Meat packer and philanthropist Frederick Layton was so beloved he was honored twice.

Murphy’s Law: About That Republican Victory
Murphy’s Law

About That Republican Victory

Voters rejected Democrats for the Assembly, Robin Vos declares. Er, not exactly.

Kimberly-Clark, Unions, Push for Subsidy

Kimberly-Clark, Unions, Push for Subsidy

State Senate lacks votes to approve $70 million subsidy for 400 jobs.

House Confidential: Greek Freak’s $1.8 Million River Hills Home
House Confidential

Greek Freak’s $1.8 Million River Hills Home

Antetokounmpo is the third Bucks player to own the home and it's clearly under-assessed.

MKE Listing: Captivating Warehouse Loft
MKE Listing

Captivating Warehouse Loft

Includes a brand new Master Bathroom with cream city brick wall, dual vanities and walk-in spa shower.

City Hall: 10 Curious Details in City’s 2019 Budget
City Hall

10 Curious Details in City’s 2019 Budget

A city store? No more alley repairs? Cutting tree trimming? The $1.5 billion budget has it all.

Sponsored: Thanksgiving Travel Guide; Avoid the 3 D’s
Sponsored

Thanksgiving Travel Guide; Avoid the 3 D’s

How to be safe. Hupy and Abraham wishes you and your family a happy holiday!

Legislature Approves Evers’ Transition Budget

Legislature Approves Evers’ Transition Budget

Unanimous vote okays $94,600 transition budget for hiring staff, travel expenses, equipment purchase.

Art: All About Women
Art

All About Women

Cory Fells “100 Womxn Project” offers a male photographer celebrating the strengths of mostly minority women.

Data Wonk: Banana Republic Politics
Data Wonk

Banana Republic Politics

Republicans threaten governor’s power, but may actually kill a bad 2017 law they passed.

New “Activity” Cafe for Lower East Side

New “Activity” Cafe for Lower East Side

Hangout MKE Cafe on N. Farwell will have coffee, s'mores, and games, games, games.

Study Finds Public Transportation Inequities

Study Finds Public Transportation Inequities

Funding rose 67% for state roads but only 1% for local roads.