Michael Holloway

Michael Holloway

Michael Holloway is a freelance journalist who graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and a minor in English. He is a frequent contributor for both Urban Milwaukee and the Wisconsin Gazette. He is also a full-time line cook at Good City Brewing and plays in two local bands (Garden Home and Burmecia).

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Recent Articles

Canvassing The City For Votes

Canvassing The City For Votes

At election crunch time, Milwaukee canvassers go door-to-door while we join them.

Fight for $15 Protest at Gubernatorial Debate

Fight for $15 Protest at Gubernatorial Debate

Protesters demand affordable health care, $15 minimum wage.

Urban Guide: 38 Milwaukee Wine Bars
Urban Guide

38 Milwaukee Wine Bars

The city is bursting with great places to sip and learn about wine and wine culture.

Dining: New Calzone Restaurant For East Side
Dining

New Calzone Restaurant For East Side

D.P. Dough is a national chain of "stoney calzoney" restaurants, will be first in state.

Taverns: Irish Pub Changes Leave Staff Jobless
Taverns

Irish Pub Changes Leave Staff Jobless

New owners plan to reopen as upscale bar, and perhaps re-hire some staff.

City’s First Cat Cafe on East Side

City’s First Cat Cafe on East Side

Will open this summer on Ivanhoe Pl. Concept is all the rage in Japan.

New Poke Restaurant For East Side?

New Poke Restaurant For East Side?

Former Hotch Spot on Kenilworth Pl. about to become poke restaurant, lease shows.

Urban Guide: 21 Great Burger Places
Urban Guide

21 Great Burger Places

The best in town? Maybe, maybe not, but all not to be missed.

Guide to Milwaukee Parklets

Guide to Milwaukee Parklets

12 places to enjoy the latest urban fad, like sidewalk dining on the street.

Guide to Milwaukee Farmers’ Markets

Guide to Milwaukee Farmers’ Markets

24 farmers' markets, all conveniently located within Milwaukee County.

The Other Candidate for County Executive

The Other Candidate for County Executive

Joe Klein believes citizens should have access to government records on a 24/7 basis.

Crowdfunding: New Business Seeks to Improve Neighborhood
Crowdfunding

New Business Seeks to Improve Neighborhood

Classic old tavern building on N. Fond du Lac would reopen as restaurant, with community owners

City Business: Top Note Tonic Offers Soda For Adults
City Business

Top Note Tonic Offers Soda For Adults

Say goodbye to sticky-sweet pop. The Milwaukee company offers all-natural bittersweet sodas.

Welcome to the New Layton Boulevard

Welcome to the New Layton Boulevard

A just-completed streetscaping and lighting project has enhanced Layton Boulevard.

Students Plan and Host Veterans Day Event

Students Plan and Host Veterans Day Event

For 20 years, Wisconsin Lutheran students have organized event honoring area veterans.

New Innovation & Wellness Commons Opens

New Innovation & Wellness Commons Opens

New facility created by Walnut Way on North Ave. seeks to transform neighborhood.

New Marathon Will Bring 4,500 Runners to City Streets

New Marathon Will Bring 4,500 Runners to City Streets

Come cheer them on, but plan ahead if you're taking the bus or parking overnight.

The Worst City Flag in America?

The Worst City Flag in America?

Milwaukee's is the absolute worst, experts say. But a new contest could change that.

MU Law School Jumps Aboard Water Issue

MU Law School Jumps Aboard Water Issue

Newly expanded Water Law and Policy Initiative has an ambitious first director, David Strifling.

New App Links Teens to After-School Programs

New App Links Teens to After-School Programs

Beyond the Bell mobile app created by UWM App Brewery and non-profit Center for Youth Engagement.

County Wins $10 Million for Fatherhood Program

County Wins $10 Million for Fatherhood Program

Federal grant for “Responsible Fatherhood” will help fathers support their children, Abele says.

County Transit Unveils New Line of Buses

County Transit Unveils New Line of Buses

New vehicles feature many improvements to upgrade the ride and reduce gas use and emissions.

Abele Hails $1.6 Million Development Fund

Abele Hails $1.6 Million Development Fund

County and community group will partner, co-funding near West Side community development.

MillerCoors Celebrates 160 Years

MillerCoors Celebrates 160 Years

Event attendees celebrate "Miller Time" with a lager from 1855.