Rebuilding a North Side Community Center

Rebuilding a North Side Community Center

Renovated Kujichagulia Lutheran Center on 39th and Capitol will offer range of community-help programs.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Won’t Get Amazon Headquarters
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Won’t Get Amazon Headquarters

Amazon eliminates Milwaukee, 207 other applicants bidding for its second headquarters.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Grills Mayor, City Health Staff
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Grills Mayor, City Health Staff

Tense meeting with unprecedented scrutiny of mayor and few answers from staff.

Travel Channel Seeks City’s Secret “Treasure”

Travel Channel Seeks City’s Secret “Treasure”

"Expedition Unknown" to search for unique ceramic cask buried in 1981 but never found.

Data Wonk: Behold the Elephant Chart
Data Wonk

Behold the Elephant Chart

It shows global and U.S. changes benefit 1%; who are the losers?

Op Ed: Water Pollution Skyrockets Under Walker
Op Ed

Water Pollution Skyrockets Under Walker

His own data shows addition of 804 polluted waterways.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Launches Health Dept. Probe
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Launches Health Dept. Probe

In wake of Bevan Baker's ouster, council investigating Barrett administration decisions.

Now Serving: New Restaurant, Bakery in Walker’s Point
Now Serving

New Restaurant, Bakery in Walker’s Point

Neighborhood also has new nighttime brunch bar pop-up. Finally, booze and cereal!

Activist Tackles Education Disparities

Activist Tackles Education Disparities

YWCA community engagement manager Jamaal Smith pushes for change.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Settles with American Sewer
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Settles with American Sewer

Embattled firm loses nearly $1 million in work.

Sponsored: Urban Om Celebrates Third Birthday
Sponsored

Urban Om Celebrates Third Birthday

East side yoga studio has a fun, family feeling. You'll always be greeted with a smile.

Dining: Benji’s, the Last Word on Corned Beef
Dining

Benji’s, the Last Word on Corned Beef

So many ways to eat it, though other dishes are tasty, too.

Movies: Is ‘Lady Bird’ Overrated?
Movies

Is ‘Lady Bird’ Overrated?

A fine coming-of-age film, yes, but surely oversold by critics.

Op Ed: We Need a New NAFTA
Op Ed

We Need a New NAFTA

Trade agreement with Mexico and Canada kills jobs, lowers wages in state.

Murphy’s Law: The MPS Agency Superintendents Hate
Murphy’s Law

The MPS Agency Superintendents Hate

Efficiency office created in 2010 reports to board members. But is it needed?

Campaign Cash: GOP Has Cash Edge in 10th Senate Race
Campaign Cash

GOP Has Cash Edge in 10th Senate Race

Republican Jarchow raised more, has more dark money than Democrat Schachtner.

Book Club: Urban Milwaukee’s Book Club Returns
Book Club

Urban Milwaukee’s Book Club Returns

Influential book for discussion, Human Transit, by man Elon Musk called "an idiot."

Eyes on Milwaukee: How The Library Can Save You $750
Eyes on Milwaukee

How The Library Can Save You $750

Or more. Per year. A guide to reclaiming your tax dollars.

Classical: The New Leonard Bernstein?
Classical

The New Leonard Bernstein?

Milwaukee Symphony’s guest conductor Teddy Abrams also composes and plays piano.

Op Ed: Johnson Won’t Tell Truth on Obamacare
Op Ed

Johnson Won’t Tell Truth on Obamacare

Senator claims it’s hated, but ACA now has highest support, especially Trump voters.

Theater: Rep’s ‘Animal Farm’ Is Heavy Hoofing
Theater

Rep’s ‘Animal Farm’ Is Heavy Hoofing

Adaptation of Orwell’s allegorical novel has strong visuals, but plodding pace.

Ryan Lauds New Tax Plan

Ryan Lauds New Tax Plan

House Speaker says Republicans have created one of best tax codes in the world.

GOP Legislative Districts Heavily White

GOP Legislative Districts Heavily White

Republican assembly districts are up to 96% white, senate districts as high as 95% white.

The State of Politics: Republican Bill Limits Wheel Tax
The State of Politics

Republican Bill Limits Wheel Tax

Local wheel taxes increased 73% in 2017; bill requires referendum approval.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Ryan Mleziva
NEWaukeean of the Week

Ryan Mleziva

"Milwaukee has character."