Plats and Parcels: A Revamped Marcus Center
Plats and Parcels

A Revamped Marcus Center

Ambitious plan unveiled to reshape performing arts center.

Op Ed: Omar’s Journey With Mental Illness
Op Ed

Omar’s Journey With Mental Illness

How my son struggled and where to find help for those who face problems.

The Week’s Greatest Hits

The Week’s Greatest Hits

Most popular articles and press releases in the past week

Fiserv Forum Adds Drink Wisconsinbly

Fiserv Forum Adds Drink Wisconsinbly

Drink Wisconsinably Pub is third tenant added to Bucks entertainment block.

Urban Reads: Amazon’s HQ2 Search Was Recon
Urban Reads

Amazon’s HQ2 Search Was Recon

All the city news you can use.

Regents Okay Pay Hike for UW Staff

Regents Okay Pay Hike for UW Staff

UW System officials say uncompetitive pay causing faculty turnover.

25,000 State Retirees Could Lose Pensions

25,000 State Retirees Could Lose Pensions

Wisconsin Teamsters' pensions in jeopardy due to federal inaction, alleged mismanagement.

Friday Photos: Artists, BID Enliven Downtown Streets
Friday Photos

Artists, BID Enliven Downtown Streets

Milwaukee Downtown unveils three new art installations in partnership with local artists.

Campaign Cash: WMC Behind New Anti-Regulation Bill
Campaign Cash

WMC Behind New Anti-Regulation Bill

State’s top business group pushed lame duck bill giving Republicans control of state rules.

Great Lakes Compact Council Passes Changes

Great Lakes Compact Council Passes Changes

But region’s mayors, native tribes, call for more input on water withdrawals.

Court Watch: Punished By Probation Agents For 20 Years
Court Watch

Punished By Probation Agents For 20 Years

Appeals court rules that man repeatedly denied probation and jailed due to gross negligence can sue.

Give the Gift of Urban Milwaukee

Give the Gift of Urban Milwaukee

Gift someone an annual membership, with its deals and giveaways, and get $20 off yours.

The Rise of Breadsmith

The Rise of Breadsmith

How the yeasty little business on Downer grew to include 34 stores in 16 states.

Health Care Costs Rise for Middle Class

Health Care Costs Rise for Middle Class

New report shows premiums, deductibles cost 11% of family income in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Budget: One More Tax Cut For The Wealthy
Wisconsin Budget

One More Tax Cut For The Wealthy

Legislature's lame duck session passed $60 million income tax cut, mostly benefits top 20%.

Anti-Immigrant Policies Spread Fear, Experts Say

Anti-Immigrant Policies Spread Fear, Experts Say

Speakers at UWM panel urge more information to combat ignorance about immigrants.

City Beat: Episode 002
City Beat

Episode 002

What's the deal with Komatsu? And Senator Chris Larson joins the show to talk about the lame duck legislative session.

Classical: Experts of Renaissance Music
Classical

Experts of Renaissance Music

The NYC chorus Pomerium will perform lovely meditative holiday music.

Downer Theatre is Street’s Anchor

Downer Theatre is Street’s Anchor

Opened in 1915, survived the silent era, the oldest still operating movie theater in Milwaukee.

MKE County: Fight for Sanctuary Woods Continues
MKE County

Fight for Sanctuary Woods Continues

Wauwatosa officials seem to favor saving woods, but county officials have failed to act.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Meet Grand Avenue’s New Food Hall
Eyes on Milwaukee

Meet Grand Avenue’s New Food Hall

Local restaurants will replace fast food chains, goal is to be one of top food halls in U.S.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Grand Avenue Mall Lands Anchor Tenant
Eyes on Milwaukee

Grand Avenue Mall Lands Anchor Tenant

$90 million mall redevelopment attracts engineering firm GRAEF, to lease 35,000 square feet.

Op Ed: Remembering George H.W. Bush
Op Ed

Remembering George H.W. Bush

One of the most down-to-earth guys you'd ever meet, he accomplished a lot.

Lame-Duck Bill Changes Highway Funding

Lame-Duck Bill Changes Highway Funding

Will avoid federal wage requirements; experts express concerns.

Murphy’s Law: What Will Scott Walker’s Legacy Be?
Murphy’s Law

What Will Scott Walker’s Legacy Be?

Remembered for his accomplishments? Or his “poor loser” legislation?