Op Ed: Is Student Mobility Hurting MPS?
Op Ed

Is Student Mobility Hurting MPS?

Yes, many students transfer between schools, but that may not be the real problem for them.

The Week’s Greatest Hits

The Week’s Greatest Hits

Most popular articles and press releases in the past week

Urban Travel Guide: Resurgent Cincinnati is Lots of Fun
Urban Travel Guide

Resurgent Cincinnati is Lots of Fun

And feels a lot like Milwaukee. Here's a quick guide to all the city has to offer.

Congress Is Broken, Rep. Gallagher Says

Congress Is Broken, Rep. Gallagher Says

Republican from state’s 8th district writes Atlantic story saying Congress too dominated by President and parties.

Adams Garden Park Opening This Summer

Adams Garden Park Opening This Summer

Lindsay Heights development to include gardens and several environmental organizations.

Urban Reads: Self-Driving Cars Won’t Be Common Anytime Soon
Urban Reads

Self-Driving Cars Won’t Be Common Anytime Soon

All the city news you can use.

Friday Photos: The Serif
Friday Photos

The Serif

New apartment complex opening in former Pabst warehouse.

Classical: The Power of Papa Haydn
Classical

The Power of Papa Haydn

Philomusica Quartet does works by Beethoven, Pleyel, Fanny Mendelssohn, all influenced by Haydn.

Classical: Kevin Stalheim’s Last Thanksgiving Show
Classical

Kevin Stalheim’s Last Thanksgiving Show

Present Music's traditional Thanksgiving concert has added meaning.

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.