Classical: Symphony Punches Home Stravinsky’s ‘Rite’
Classical

Symphony Punches Home Stravinsky’s ‘Rite’

MSO concert a sonic showcase for guest conductor Karina Canellakis.

Theater: Dogs, Cats and Humans Who Love Them
Theater

Dogs, Cats and Humans Who Love Them

MCT production of Irish play, "Chapatti" is a triumph of terrific acting.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Melissa Weber
NEWaukeean of the Week

Melissa Weber

"I would have to say a game changer for the city would most likely be the emergence of the streetcar."

The State of Politics: Democratic Program Recruits Women Candidates
The State of Politics

Democratic Program Recruits Women Candidates

Emerge program’s training give women the confidence to run for office.

Court Water: Public Defender Pushes $70 Rate for Appointed Counsel
Court Water

Public Defender Pushes $70 Rate for Appointed Counsel

State hourly rate of $40 lowest in nation, indigent defendants often have no attorney.

State’s Child Care Programs Have Improved

State’s Child Care Programs Have Improved

Study of care for low-income families finds great improvement, though Milwaukee’s programs lagging.

Plats and Parcels: An East Side High Rise in 2019?
Plats and Parcels

An East Side High Rise in 2019?

Mandel announces plans to break ground on Prospect Ave. tower

Urban Reads: Paris Holds Car-free Day
Urban Reads

Paris Holds Car-free Day

All the city news you can use.

How An Immigrants’ Son Changed the City

How An Immigrants’ Son Changed the City

Joe Zilber’s philanthropy is improving poor neighborhoods on north and south side.

Trending: The Week’s Hot Topics
Trending

The Week’s Hot Topics

Most popular articles and press releases in the past week

Left Behind by the Economic Recovery

Left Behind by the Economic Recovery

Study of state shows stagnant wages for most and pockets of rural and urban unemployment.

Art: The Deer Hunter
Art

The Deer Hunter

Artist Fred Stonehouse mixes animal and human forms in dark, mysterious paintings.

Friday Photos: New Apartments for 5th and National
Friday Photos

New Apartments for 5th and National

Building many thought would be demolished finds new life.

Classical: German vs. Italian by Frankly Music
Classical

German vs. Italian by Frankly Music

Frank Almond and company tackle Bach and Vivaldi in a musical clash of cultures.

Best of Doors Open: Doors Open to the Best Place
Best of Doors Open

Doors Open to the Best Place

The Best Place bar and its historic Pabst Brewery structures have been popular stops for Doors Open.

Wisconsin Budget: The 8 Lessons of Foxconn
Wisconsin Budget

The 8 Lessons of Foxconn

Political leaders looking for what not to do could learn so much from Foxconn deal.

Limited Time Offer: Get $25 Gift Card to Screaming Tuna
Limited Time Offer

Get $25 Gift Card to Screaming Tuna

Become an Urban Milwaukee member, celebrate “5th Street Week” and get great sushi.

Illinois Cyber Hacking Worries Wisconsin

Illinois Cyber Hacking Worries Wisconsin

Election officials here work to prevent Russian hacking that gained access to 500,000 Illinois voters.

Group Rescues City’s Church Bells

Group Rescues City’s Church Bells

Bells of Milwaukee researches, documents and refurbishes bells in historic churches.

Plenty of Horne: The Gritty History of S. 5th St.
Plenty of Horne

The Gritty History of S. 5th St.

A dense ethnic melting pot, the Walker's Point street declined for decades, now booming anew.

“Remember Pedestrians Initiative” Launched

“Remember Pedestrians Initiative” Launched

To push for safe driving, MilWALKee Walks creating 12 memorials of pedestrian deaths.

Climate Change Causing Huge Rainstorms

Climate Change Causing Huge Rainstorms

And algae blooms, more sediment in Lake Superior. Researchers track worrisome changes.

City Streets: The Curious History of Weil Street
City Streets

The Curious History of Weil Street

Actually named after a Frenchman named Schleisinger, who founded Slinger.

Sponsored: Hidden in Plain Sight
Sponsored

Hidden in Plain Sight

24.4 million Americans may have Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Where to go for help.

Murphy’s Law: The Best Governor Money Can Buy
Murphy’s Law

The Best Governor Money Can Buy

Just about every Walker policy was bought by special interests.