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WI Daily: 350 New COVID-19 Cases
WI Daily

350 New COVID-19 Cases

DHS reports new variant found in Wisconsin.

WI Daily: 677 New COVID-19 Cases
WI Daily

677 New COVID-19 Cases

DHS reports 12 COVID-19 deaths.

WI Daily: 539 New COVID-19 Cases
WI Daily

539 New COVID-19 Cases

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WI Daily: 324 New COVID-19 Cases
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324 New COVID-19 Cases

DHS reports 28 COVID-19 deaths.

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WI Daily: 308 New COVID-19 Cases
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308 New COVID-19 Cases

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WI Daily: 464 New COVID-19 Cases
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464 New COVID-19 Cases

DHS reports no COVID-19 deaths.

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WI Daily: 689 New COVID-19 Cases
WI Daily

689 New COVID-19 Cases

DHS reports 13 COVID-19 deaths.

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WI Daily

656 New COVID-19 Cases

DHS reports 5 COVID-19 deaths.

WI Daily: 840 New COVID-19 Cases
WI Daily

840 New COVID-19 Cases

DHS reports 52 COVID-19 deaths.

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WI Daily: 423 New COVID-19 Cases
WI Daily

423 New COVID-19 Cases

DHS reports no COVID-19 deaths for the second day in a row.

MKE Listing: Desirable East Side Condo
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2021 Spring Primary Election Results

2021 Spring Primary Election Results

Unofficial totals from the City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County for the February 16th primary.

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Flash membership sale to celebrate the founding of our city.

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Urban Milwaukee Hit 13 Million Page Views!

Urban Milwaukee Hit 13 Million Page Views!

Publication’s readership was up by 69% in 2020. How did we achieve this? Read on.

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Eau Claire Man Arrested in Capitol Riot
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Speaker Vos: “What is occurring in our nation’s capital is appalling and must stop”
Reince Priebus: “Many of these folks are nothing but domestic terrorists”
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New Faces in New Places

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10 Most Popular Stories of 2020

10 Most Popular Stories of 2020

Marches in the street, a spitting attorney and a global pandemic dominate the list.

Transportation: 10 Most Popular Articles of 2020
Transportation

10 Most Popular Articles of 2020

Bikes, buses and trains, but not a streetcar in sight.

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WI Daily: 1,506 COVID-19 Cases Reported Friday
WI Daily

1,506 COVID-19 Cases Reported Friday

Five more COVID-19 deaths.

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New Faces in New Places

New Faces in New Places

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The Glitz and Glamor of the Recount
Today’s Recount Wristband

Today’s Recount Wristband

 

Day 5 of the Recount

Day 5 of the Recount

 

Nine Suburbs Have Completed Their Recounts
City of Wauwatosa Loses 23 Votes
Three More Milwaukee Ballots Found
Milwaukee County Clerk George Christenson’s Day 4 Recount Briefing
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Two Milwaukee Ballots Struck
Much Quieter at the Recount

Much Quieter at the Recount

 

Trump Campaign Attempting to Toss Out All In-person Absentee Ballots, Says Biden Attorney
What’s a Remade Ballot?

What’s a Remade Ballot?

 

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Bayside’s Recount Wraps Up
Day 2 of the Recount Begins

Day 2 of the Recount Begins

 

Milwaukee Adds 73 Votes, Trump Observer Challenges Curbside Ballot Envelope
Reactions to Wisconsin GOP’s Script To Toss Ballots During Recount
Trump Campaign Objections

Trump Campaign Objections

Here are the Trump campaign objections in Milwaukee County. County commission (two Democrats, one Republican) debating them in closed session with counsel and staff. pic.twitter.com/AaggBDaH5F — Jeramey Jannene (@compujeramey) November 20, 2020

News From Inside the Recount

News From Inside the Recount

Follow our coverage of the recount here.

Trump Campaign Contests the Recount Process
Individual Refuses to Wear Mask During Recount

Individual Refuses to Wear Mask During Recount

One individual first refused to wear a mask, now pulling it down. Sheriff deputies have intervened pic.twitter.com/WBhwXqsL46 — Jeramey Jannene (@compujeramey) November 20, 2020

Election Workers Get Sworn In
Test of a Tabulating Machine
Long Line to Check In

Long Line to Check In

 

Ballots Are Wheeled In To Secure Room
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Stop the Steal Protest at Central Vote Site

Stop the Steal Protest at Central Vote Site

Rep. Bowen calls out President Trump.

New Faces in New Places

New Faces in New Places

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MKE Listing: Beautiful Beerline Condo
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Large National Guard Contingent Near 92nd and Burleigh
Sup. Rolland Calls for Tosa to Come Together and Clean Up

Sup. Rolland Calls for Tosa to Come Together and Clean Up

Let’s come together tomorrow (Thursday) morning and clean up the broken glass along North Ave in #Wauwatosa. The @WauwatosaWI curfew ends at 6 am. Let’s start then. Bring a mask, gloves, broom, dust pan and some garbage bags. https://t.co/u3UWxtvX6W pic.twitter.com/k50xsreWI0 — Shawn Rolland (@shawnrolland) October 8, 2020

Police Headed North, Protesters Still on the Streets?
Window Broken at Anytime Fitness
Businesses Boarded up in Wauwatosa
March Moving Into Wauwatosa
Follow the Protest for Alvin Cole Here

Follow the Protest for Alvin Cole Here

Protesters march from Milwaukee to Wauwatosa following DA announcing no files will be charged against police officer Joseph Mensah in the shooting death of Alvin Cole

After Arrest, Protester Gives Interview
Protesters Gather Outside the Safety Building
New Faces in New Places

New Faces in New Places

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Urban Milwaukee Hits 10 Million Page Views!

Urban Milwaukee Hits 10 Million Page Views!

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MKE Listing: Lease a Beautiful BreakWater Condo
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A Labor Day Membership Special

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Get a monthly Urban Milwaukee membership for just $1 for the first month.

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New Faces in New Places

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For Members Only: A Q+A with Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes
For Members Only

A Q+A with Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes

Members can join in as we chat with Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes about issues of the day.

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After the DNC, What’s Next?

After the DNC, What’s Next?

We're betting on Milwaukee's future, so should you.

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2020 Fall Partisan Primary Election Results

2020 Fall Partisan Primary Election Results

Live City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County results for the August 11th Partisan Primary Election.

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New Faces in New Places

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MKE Listing: Desirable Harbor Front Condo
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MKE Listing: Riverfront Third Ward Condo
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Milwaukee Marches, Day 41

Milwaukee Marches, Day 41

 

Protesters Call for Justice for Vanessa Guillen
New Faces in New Places

New Faces in New Places

A look at all the new people in new places.

Group Repainting Defund Mural, MPD Watches
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Rep. Brostoff’s Livestream From Tonight’s March
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Protesters Call for Justice for Joel Acevedo
Rolling Through the Valley

Rolling Through the Valley

 

Nine Miles into the Ride

Nine Miles into the Ride

 

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Marching With Frank Nitty

Marching With Frank Nitty

 

Rep. Brostoff Live from Today’s Protest
Today’s Juneteenth Day Celebration
Juneteenth Day Flag Flys Over the Capitol
March Stops at Gilles for Frozen Custard
People’s Movement of Milwaukee Marches Thru Menomonee Falls
Protesters March Through Menomonee Falls
Destiny Monae and Khalil Coleman Announce Unofficial Juneteenth Day Parade
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Rep. Brostoff’s Livestream From Tonight’s March
March Heads West on Washington Blvd
Jose Acevedo and Patrick Smith Share a Moment
Movement Means More Than His Own Life, Frank Nitty Says
Protesters Kneel in Front of Mayor Barrett’s Home
March Returns to 27th Street
“Take it to the streets, forget the police. No justice, no peace”
March Heads to National Ave on Miller Park Way
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Follow the George Floyd Protests Here

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South Side March Reaches Lincoln Ave
Protest Stops in Front of Police Officer Michael Mattioli’s Home
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Rep. Brostoff Joins South Side March
Students and Community Members Create Chalk Art
New Faces in New Places

New Faces in New Places

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Marchers Rally Next to Mount Mary University
Support Crew Picks Up Trash, Supplies Water
“What Do We Want? Justice! When Do We Want It? Now!”
Community Task Force Rallying at Capitol and Oakland
Accessible BLM Protest Traveling Through Downtown
Chief Morales Leaves Protest to Yells of “We Don’t Want You Here”
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Nitty Dons a Cape

Nitty Dons a Cape

 

March Honors Two High School Graduates
March Passes Harley and MillerCoors
Nate Hamilton Joins the March
Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks Players Join Protest on 27th Street
Lex Allen Rides With the Protest
March Passes the Milwaukee Public Market
Khalil Coleman Diffuses a Protester-Police Confrontation
Chopper Following, Car Caravan Growing
Rep. Brostoff is Marching Again
Mayor Barrett and Congresswoman Moore Join Small March
Frank Nitty Led Protest Heads to Mayfair Mall
Protest Outside of Wauwatosa City Hall
Protest to Return to Cathedral Square
Unemployment Claims Slowing Down

Unemployment Claims Slowing Down

Though unemployment is still increasing at an unprecedented rate.

County Executive Crowley Explains MCTS Shutdown
Downtown Protest Moves Through Marquette
Chopper Monitors Downtown Protest
Second March Reaches North and Humboldt
Armed Man Joins Protest, To Protect Frank Nitty
March West on North Ave

March West on North Ave

 

March Heads West on Center Street

March Heads West on Center Street

Nitty, Coleman and others in front pic.twitter.com/8JCtlem91t — Jeramey Jannene (@compujeramey) June 4, 2020

Frank Nitty Address the Crowd
A Small Crowd Gathers for a March Starting From 27th and Center
George Floyd Mural Going up at Holton and North
With Organizers Gone, Protest Becomes Party at Gordon Park
Still Some Activity at District 5
Leaders Call Off March. But Protesters Remain
Protesters Arrive at District 5 Police Station
Black Lives Matter Chant Rings Out on Holton Street
March Heads North on Lincoln Memorial Drive
Ald. Nik Kovac Joins the March
The Hop Suspends Service for the Day
March Pauses in Walker’s Point

March Pauses in Walker’s Point

Organizer Tommy Franecki gives Walker’s Point history lesson, praises DIX for opening its bathroom. Steny’s and Walker’s Pint also handing out water. Group marched quickly, now holding at National and 1st pic.twitter.com/tEBpU0M0Wu — Jeramey Jannene (@compujeramey) June 3, 2020

Follow the George Floyd Protests Here

Follow the George Floyd Protests Here

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March Continues North

March Continues North

 

March Making Full Loop

March Making Full Loop

 

Protesters Arrive at Kilbourn and Astor
Protest Reaches Ogden and Farwell

Protest Reaches Ogden and Farwell

Still at Ogden and Farwell pic.twitter.com/zH9M1i7jfb — Graham Kilmer (@grahamkilmer) June 3, 2020 Protest has reached intersection of Ogden and Farwell pic.twitter.com/iHk6404Hul — Graham Kilmer (@grahamkilmer) June 3, 2020

Standoff on 6th Street

Standoff on 6th Street

 

More Tear Gas

More Tear Gas

Police firing tear gas pic.twitter.com/75KdxDtaax — Graham Kilmer (@grahamkilmer) June 3, 2020

Protesters Flee Tear Gas

Protesters Flee Tear Gas

Group is running from tear gas pic.twitter.com/0DoQcyW6A1 — Jeramey Jannene (@compujeramey) June 2, 2020 Group is now walking back the wrong way pic.twitter.com/kXdj16Q6FZ — Jeramey Jannene (@compujeramey) June 2, 2020 The march arrives back to applause pic.twitter.com/KAAxaarnw8 — Jeramey Jannene (@compujeramey) June 2, 2020

March Returning to City Hall

March Returning to City Hall

Headed towards City Hall for the second time today pic.twitter.com/lzxE3qXpos — Jeramey Jannene (@compujeramey) June 2, 2020

March is on the Move, WebsterX Cycles Thru

March is on the Move, WebsterX Cycles Thru

March on the move, with a bike drive by from @_websterx pic.twitter.com/i4eGSJDxEf — Jeramey Jannene (@compujeramey) June 2, 2020

MPD Officers Kneel With Marchers
Frank Nitty Addresses the Crowd
March Arrives at MPD Headquarters

March Arrives at MPD Headquarters

Marches in front of MPD HQ pic.twitter.com/8Tbavu2V3I — Jeramey Jannene (@compujeramey) June 2, 2020

Follow Today’s George Floyd Protest Here

Follow Today’s George Floyd Protest Here

Follow the George Floyd Protests and the latest news here.

March Arrives on Mitchell Street

March Arrives on Mitchell Street

Group sitting at Mitchell Street. After five minutes people still approaching from the back. Rafael Mercado relaying stories of being shot in 1997, other interactions with police. pic.twitter.com/1PEXzB36hc — Jeramey Jannene (@compujeramey) June 2, 2020

Today’s March Gets Underway In Bay View
Trouble at Burns Commons

Trouble at Burns Commons

 

March Enters Whitefish Bay
March Goes Deep Into Shorewood

March Goes Deep Into Shorewood

Hands up chant at Capitol Dr pic.twitter.com/3yN9xvzgXd — Jeramey Jannene (@compujeramey) June 2, 2020

MPD Blocks Protesters From Heading West to MLK

MPD Blocks Protesters From Heading West to MLK

The group has made it Prospect and North. The police have blocked off north going west (towards MLK Drive, where conflict has been) pic.twitter.com/D2tQhB4dyt — Jeramey Jannene (@compujeramey) June 2, 2020

Protesters Continue Recruiting People to “Walk With Us”

Protesters Continue Recruiting People to “Walk With Us”

Walk with us group chants in front of Saint John’s on the Lake senior living center pic.twitter.com/DRypdDXeDC — Jeramey Jannene (@compujeramey) June 2, 2020

Avenir Vandalized, Tagger Banished

Avenir Vandalized, Tagger Banished

Group shouts tagger down. Tagger banished from group. Group shouts tagger down, demands paint, gets it pic.twitter.com/voxj66lrdA — Jeramey Jannene (@compujeramey) June 2, 2020 Tagger banished from group in Milwaukee. Group is strongly self policing tonight pic.twitter.com/fe8VJKX1Ir — Jeramey Jannene (@compujeramey) June 2, 2020

Protest Moves Slowly up Milwaukee Street

Protest Moves Slowly up Milwaukee Street

Largely a slow moving group, walkers in front, cars in back. Motorcycles/dirt bikes/bicycles circling pic.twitter.com/dBuS65ZRSk — Jeramey Jannene (@compujeramey) June 2, 2020

“Walk With Us”

“Walk With Us”

Chants of “walk with us” to balcony watchers in Third Ward pic.twitter.com/FMuGiaq1BL — Jeramey Jannene (@compujeramey) June 2, 2020

Protesters Stop at Red Arrow Park

Protesters Stop at Red Arrow Park

Protesters stop at the site where Dontre Hamilton was killed by police officer Chris Manney on April 30, 2014. pic.twitter.com/HN7YK8Jtis — Graham Kilmer (@grahamkilmer) June 2, 2020

Protesters Stop to Cheer

Protesters Stop to Cheer

 

Protest Comes Down Holton

Protest Comes Down Holton

Graham Kilmer is following tonight’s protest and will be reporting in from time to time throughout the night. You can follow him on twitter here. pic.twitter.com/lBJV2czqKP — Graham Kilmer (@grahamkilmer) June 2, 2020

Protest in Waukesha

Protest in Waukesha

 

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Why I Joined Urban Milwaukee

Why I Joined Urban Milwaukee

Urban Milwaukee members talk about why they joined. And why you should, too.

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Support Your Local Business: Twisted Fisherman
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Twisted Fisherman

Plenty to try. Full seafood menu. Fish fries. Crab Cakes!

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Support Your Local Business: Urban Harvest Brewing Company
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Urban Harvest Brewing Company

Urban Harvest Brewing is selling crowlers and still doing new releases from their Walker's Point location.

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Support Your Local Business: MobCraft Beer
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MobCraft Beer

Craft brewery has curbside pickup, food to-go and a number of online events.

Support Your Local Business: The National Café
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The National Café

A Walker's Point standby, with brunch items, an Easter Menu and old favorite, the Hot Mess.

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Third Space Brewing

Craft brewery offers products to go, including rare barrel-aged beers.

Weekly: COVID-19 Coverage Recap
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Luxury Kilbourn Tower Home

Lease this spacious open concept unit. Walls of windows bring natural light throughout.

Urban Milwaukee Readership Up 26% in 2019

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Luxury Harbor Front Condo

Features custom Italian cabinets, granite counters and an oversized private deck with river views.

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MKE Listing: Lease a Brilliant BreakWater Condo
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Lease a Brilliant BreakWater Condo

This unit has breathtaking views, a gourmet kitchen with granite counters and upgraded stainless appliances

MKE Listing: Updated Landmark on the Lake Condo
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Updated Landmark on the Lake Condo

19th floor unit features spectacular views, an updated kitchen with quartz countertops and a private balcony.

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MKE Listing: Contemporary Beerline Townhome
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Contemporary Beerline Townhome

Has an updated kitchen with top of the line appliances, floor to ceiling windows and a private terrace.

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Classic East Side Three-Unit

This income property features hardwood floors, leaded glass and is walking distance to Downer Avenue.

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Riverwest Victorian Duplex

Large, six-bedroom duplex is fully rented. Great for investors, Airbnb or an owner-occupant.

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MKE Listing: The Charming Pine River Lodge
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The Charming Pine River Lodge

Renovated retreat on the Pine River offers scenic beauty just two hours from Milwaukee.

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Urban Milwaukee Celebrates 11th Anniversary

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MKE Listing: Contemporary Third Ward Condo
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Contemporary Third Ward Condo

This one bedroom condo has an open floor plan, stained concrete floors, an updated kitchen and great views

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Updated East Side Condo

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MKE Listing: Spectacular Breakwater Condo
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Spectacular Breakwater Condo

17th-floor, three-bedroom unit features an open floor plan, amazing panoramic views and a gourmet kitchen

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MKE Listing: Live Along the River in Downtown Condo
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Live Along the River in Downtown Condo

Cream City brick, open floor plan, views up and down the Milwaukee River.

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MKE Listing: Gorgeous Lake Bluff Condo
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Gorgeous Lake Bluff Condo

This unit has been meticulously updated featuring contemporary white lacquer cabinetry throughout complimented with quartz counter tops.

MKE Listing: Urban Condo with Tranquil River Views
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Urban Condo with Tranquil River Views

Features river views, stained concrete floors, a superb kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances

MKE Listing: Contemporary Fifth Ward Loft
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Contemporary Fifth Ward Loft

Features an open floor plan, soaring ceilings, hardwood floors, a modern kitchen and river views.

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Upscale City Green Condo

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City Beat: Episode 013 – Kristi Luzar of UEDA
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We learn what the Urban Economic Development Association does, and what you should do Saturday night.

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Beautiful BreakWater Condominium

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City Beat: Episode 012 – Dan Adams of the Harbor District
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City Beat: Episode 011 – Bruce Murphy on We Energies, Foxconn
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City Beat: Episode 010 – Jeremy Fojut of NEWaukee and Bruce Murphy
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What's Milwaukee’s social architecture firm up to? And how does a stadium naming rights deal signal a wealth gap?

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MKE Listing: Breathtaking Breakwater Condo
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Breathtaking Breakwater Condo

Features spectacular views, a gourmet kitchen with granite counters and custom cabinets, and an oversized balcony .

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MKE Listing: Contemporary Yankee Hill Condo
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Contemporary Yankee Hill Condo

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MKE Listing: Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired Bungalow
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Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired Bungalow

Features an open concept floor plan, stained glass windows, custom kitchen cabinets and a breakfast bar.

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MKE Listing: Desirable Third Ward Condo
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Desirable Third Ward Condo

Features a kitchen with granite counter, stainless appliances and breakfast bar. Plus: a large deck on the river.

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New Book Captures City’s Irish History

New Book Captures City’s Irish History

Author Carl Baehr will present, read from book at November 13th event.

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Beautiful BreakWater Condo

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Last Chance for Sculpture Milwaukee Tour

Last Chance for Sculpture Milwaukee Tour

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MKE Listing: Charming Washington Heights Home
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Charming Washington Heights Home

Features hardwood floors, built-ins and leaded glass. Plus an updated bathroom.

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On Stage: 6 Great Shows to See
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Ranging from Lydia Loveless at Shank Hall to the Skylight's presentation of Pippin.

MKE Listing: Stunning East Side Condo
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Stunning East Side Condo

This east-facing condo features sweeping lake views, renovated kitchen and a swimming pool.

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MKE Listing: Fabulous Brewers Hill Condo
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Fabulous Brewers Hill Condo

Renovated condo features beautiful woodwork and an updated kitchen with granite counters.

On Stage: 5 Great Concerts to See This Week
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From The Waco Brothers playing at Anodyne to Hillbilly Casino playing at, you guessed it, the casino.

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Cheers to 10 Years Party

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Become a Member for $4.14 a Month

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Support our coverage of Milwaukee and get a great package of benefits.

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Members Only Event: A Night at the Beer Museum
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A Night at the Beer Museum

Free for Urban Milwaukee members, mixing Milwaukee history and Milwaukee beer.

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Urban Milwaukee Membership: Members Got $8,000 in Free Tickets
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Members Got $8,000 in Free Tickets

Hundreds of tickets to events given to Urban Milwaukee members last year.

Prata Duo Concert
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Prata Duo Concert

The concert will feature works by Glière, Schumann, and other composers.

Your Favorite Stories of 2017

Your Favorite Stories of 2017

Huge tax benefits for Foxconn, Diane Hendricks, and state senators led the way.

Urban Milwaukee Annual Traffic Hits 6 Million

Urban Milwaukee Annual Traffic Hits 6 Million

Help celebrate our growth with special $6 membership deal.

The Long March to Freedom

The Long March to Freedom

NNS publishes book examining the legacy of Milwaukee's open housing marches.

Members Event: Milwaukee ChopHouse Classic Cocktail Night
Members Event

Milwaukee ChopHouse Classic Cocktail Night

Enjoy a complimentary cocktail and appetizers with the Urban Milwaukee team.

Photo Gallery: Wilson Center Guitar Festival Is a Hit
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Wilson Center Guitar Festival Is a Hit

Kevin Eubanks heads up the list of stars. Festivities include tribute to Les Paul.

Free, guided tour of Sculpture Milwaukee

Free, guided tour of Sculpture Milwaukee

World-class sculptures line Wisconsin Ave. See them up close and learn their stories.

Free, guided tour of Sculpture Milwaukee

Free, guided tour of Sculpture Milwaukee

World-class sculptures line Wisconsin Ave. See them up close and learn their stories.

On the Air: How Likely Is It Foxconn Will Create 10,000 Jobs?
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How Likely Is It Foxconn Will Create 10,000 Jobs?

Not very, Jeramey Jannene predicts in interview with WTMJ radio.

Join the Party at Ambassador Hotel

Join the Party at Ambassador Hotel

Tonight, celebrate Urban Milwaukee's birthday with cool cocktails, good food and smart conversation.

Photo Gallery: Plein Air MKE Features 65 Artists
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Plein Air MKE Features 65 Artists

Our photo gallery captures the action at the "Museum Mile."

Urban Milwaukee: The Store’s 5th Anniversary Celebration
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The Store’s 5th Anniversary Celebration

Milwaukee gifts by Milwaukee makers line the shelves for Friday's party.

Sponsored: Meet The Company Disrupting Renting
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Meet The Company Disrupting Renting

Local firm is helping property owners increase their occupancy rates

Photo Gallery: Not My President’s Day Rally
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Not My President’s Day Rally

Citizens took to the streets in opposition to Donald Trump.

Members Only Event: Have A Beer With Urban Milwaukee
Members Only Event

Have A Beer With Urban Milwaukee

Night includes free tour, tastings at Urban Harvest brewery and lots of fun conversation.

Urban MKE Announces Membership Program

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Unique deal offers cool, members-only benefits. And helps assure publication's future.

Campaign Cash: $1 Million In Donations to City Politicians
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$1 Million In Donations to City Politicians

Our Political Contributions Tracker hits $1 million, reveals who’s giving and getting cash.

NNS Announces Membership Program

NNS Announces Membership Program

Unique hyper-local publication seeks support from individual readers and fans.

Strange Fruit Music Festival Addresses Racial Inequities
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Strange Fruit Music Festival Addresses Racial Inequities

Strange Fruit is a music festival that explores the thoughts and emotions of local musicians as to the present climate of racial relations both in Milwaukee and the country as a whole.

Lord Huron to headline Rock the Green festival
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Lord Huron to headline Rock the Green festival

Music lineup for award-winning sustainability festival features eclectic mix of artists

Radio Waves: The Transformation of Walker’s Point
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The Transformation of Walker’s Point

Jeramey Jannene talks to 620 WTMJ about the South Side's new boom town.

Come Meet the Urban Milwaukee Gang

Come Meet the Urban Milwaukee Gang

Our annual party is Tuesday, 5 p.m. And oh, the stories we could tell.

Listing of the Week: Diamond Tower Is a Gem
Listing of the Week

Diamond Tower Is a Gem

With lake and skyline views from the 17th floor of East Side tower.

Ride an “Urban Milwaukee” Bublr Bike

Ride an “Urban Milwaukee” Bublr Bike

Urbane transit: Bublr bikes now includes 20 branded with Urban Milwaukee logo.

National Gun Violence Awareness Day
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National Gun Violence Awareness Day

Turning Wisconsin Orange to Help End Gun Violence

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market Announces Grand Opening of Milwaukee Store
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Fresh Thyme Farmers Market Announces Grand Opening of Milwaukee Store

Midwest Specialty Retailer Expansion Efforts Continue with the Opening of First Wisconsin Store

On the Air: Domes Are Like Highly-Constructed Bra?
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Domes Are Like Highly-Constructed Bra?

Architecture critic Tom Bamberger talks frankly on WUWM about Bucks arena, Domes and Grand Avenue.

Faculty Council of Senators of UW Colleges Endorse Resolution of No Confidence
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Faculty Council of Senators of UW Colleges Endorse Resolution of No Confidence

The resolution calls upon System President Ray Cross and the Board of Regents “to make a positive case for improved access, affordability, and educational resources for our students.”

Norquist to Speak at Jane Jacobs Event

Norquist to Speak at Jane Jacobs Event

May 10th event will explore ideas of urban visionary and her impact on cities like Milwaukee.

Remembering Jon Erickson

Remembering Jon Erickson

The late performance artist and professor had a big impact on Milwaukee’s cultural scene.

Urban Milwaukee Shines Light on Political Donors

Urban Milwaukee Shines Light on Political Donors

Releases city’s first Political Contributions Tracker, with data on 2,000 donors to politicians.

Listing of the Week: The BreakWater
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The BreakWater

Three-bedroom, 17th-floor condo, great views of Downtown, East Side and all the amenities.

African American leaders stand against supporting Alderman Bob Donavan for Mayor of Milwaukee
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African American leaders stand against supporting Alderman Bob Donavan for Mayor of Milwaukee

This press conference will be followed up with a private meeting with current Mayor Tom Barrett.

Water Is a “Life and Death” Matter

Water Is a “Life and Death” Matter

Bruce Murphy talks on TMJ about bill easing private firms' purchase of water utilities.

Why Is Your Rent Rising?

Why Is Your Rent Rising?

Jeramey Jannene talks about Milwaukee's apartment boom on WTMJ.

Listing of the Week: 601 Lofts Penthouse
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601 Lofts Penthouse

Looking to entertain guests? This place delivers the full package, plus gracious living.

12 Hours Left in Urban Milwaukee Fund Drive!

12 Hours Left in Urban Milwaukee Fund Drive!

Drive has passed 300 contributors and is over $29,000, can we pass $30,000?

Listing of the Week: 601 E. Ogden Ave.
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601 E. Ogden Ave.

Real estate is location, location, location and this condo has got a great one.

Urban Milwaukee Ups Its Campaign Goal

Urban Milwaukee Ups Its Campaign Goal

Crowd funding campaign tops $20,000, new goal is $30,000.

Urban Milwaukee Announces Crowdfunding Drive

Urban Milwaukee Announces Crowdfunding Drive

Free online daily seeks support from readers to take publication to the next level.

“Density is the secret sauce of cities.”

“Density is the secret sauce of cities.”

Bruce Murphy talks about Milwaukee's duplexes and density on 620 WTMJ.

Urban Milwaukee Announces Huge Growth

Urban Milwaukee Announces Huge Growth

Readership has grown by 1200% in less than three years, with most of that coming in the last year.

The Press: Duke Discovers Urban Milwaukee
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Duke Discovers Urban Milwaukee

Online publication Duke Basketball Report alerts the Blue Devil Nation to our House Confidential on Coach Wojo.

Urban Milwaukee 6th Anniversary Party

Urban Milwaukee 6th Anniversary Party

Join us at SURG on the Water on July 15, starting at 5:30 P.M. for drinks, complimentary appetizers, music and lively chatter.

Urban Milwaukee Wins Press Club Honors

Urban Milwaukee Wins Press Club Honors

The nation's oldest press club honors Urban Milwaukee for the second year in a row.

The New Look of Urban Milwaukee

The New Look of Urban Milwaukee

A new more contemporary logo is coordinated with our renamed entertainment site, Urban Milwaukee Dial.

Photo Gallery: Let Them Eat Chili
Photo Gallery

Let Them Eat Chili

12th Annual Rockabilly Chili Fundraiser is best in history, raising $60,000, and providing a lot of fun, as our photos show.

Photo Gallery: The Place That Launched a Thousand Drinks?
Photo Gallery

The Place That Launched a Thousand Drinks?

Young theater lovers and newbies hoisted drinks before the Rep's Greek tragedy. It's what Homer would have done.

Friday Photos: Avenir Makes Some Progress
Friday Photos

Avenir Makes Some Progress

The five-story, 104-unit mixed-use building will have 7,000 square feet of first floor retail.

Photo Gallery: Historic Milwaukee’s Fans Convene
Photo Gallery

Historic Milwaukee’s Fans Convene

A big crowd turns out as as Remarkable Milwaukee 2014 honors historian John Gurda and developer Kendall Bruenig.

Friday Photos: The Rise of Pabst Professional Center
Friday Photos

The Rise of Pabst Professional Center

The structure of its five floors can be seen, a new building rising amid many old brewery structures.

Photo Gallery: A Parking Structure’s Slow Demolition
Photo Gallery

A Parking Structure’s Slow Demolition

The city has wanted to demolish the dangerous structure at 6th and Wells since 2011. It's finally coming down.

Friday Photos: Destroy This Building, NML Declares
Friday Photos

Destroy This Building, NML Declares

A second NM building, at Wells and Van Buren, is also being torn down.

Friday Photos: MIAD Residence Hall Near Finish Line
Friday Photos

MIAD Residence Hall Near Finish Line

The six-story residence hall for 310 students also has space for retail.

Photo Gallery: Crowd Loves Winter Farmers’ Market
Photo Gallery

Crowd Loves Winter Farmers’ Market

New home at Mitchell Park Domes is twice as big, as our photos show.

Friday Photos: Deconstructing NML
Friday Photos

Deconstructing NML

Floor by floor, the east office building will be deconstructed and the materials recycled. Our photos capture the project's early stages.

Photo Gallery: I-794 Comes Crumbling Down
Photo Gallery

I-794 Comes Crumbling Down

A portion of freeway is getting torn down for new lakefront development plan. Our photos capture it.

Our 2014 Wish List

Our 2014 Wish List

Bruce Murphy, Dave Reid and Jeramey Jannene offer their take on how to build a better city.

Friday Photos: Sage on Jackson Will Spice Up Street
Friday Photos

Sage on Jackson Will Spice Up Street

The latest addition to once-sleepy Jackson St., which is becoming a dense urban area.

Urban Milwaukee Purchases Third Coast Daily

Urban Milwaukee Purchases Third Coast Daily

ThirdCoastDaily.com, the online arts and entertainment publication has agreed to a purchase by UrbanMilwaukee.com.

Photo Gallery: 2013 Veterans Day Parade
Photo Gallery

2013 Veterans Day Parade

Politicians, patriotism and marching bands on parade, all captured in our photos.

Photo Gallery: Grand Opening of KK River Bike Trail
Photo Gallery

Grand Opening of KK River Bike Trail

Despite rainy weather, Mayor Barrett and a host of politicians celebrated the new bike trail.

Friday Photos: Prospect Mall Apartments Going Up
Friday Photos

Prospect Mall Apartments Going Up

Construction is midway on a five-floor complex that will have 52 apartments and 10,000 square feet of retail space.

Much To See at Doors Open Milwaukee

Much To See at Doors Open Milwaukee

Doors Open Milwaukee runs all weekend, with free open houses across the city.

Urban Milwaukee’s Anniversary Party

Urban Milwaukee’s Anniversary Party

It's a rooftop party to celebrate our fifth anniversary next Friday, and all readers are invited.

Photo Gallery: 66 Images of Bastille Days
Photo Gallery

66 Images of Bastille Days

The 2013 version of one of the nation's largest French-themed festivals was a big hit again, as our photos show.

Photo Gallery: Inside the Downtown Marriott
Photo Gallery

Inside the Downtown Marriott

Urban Milwaukee was allowed a sneak peek inside the new hotel opening tomorrow and our photos tell the story.

Friday Photos: UWM’s New Freshwater School Makes Progress
Friday Photos

UWM’s New Freshwater School Makes Progress

The $53 million, UW-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences is rising along the waterfront.

Photo Gallery: Art Jamboree Gets Crazy
Photo Gallery

Art Jamboree Gets Crazy

The event demonstrated how to make art using lasers, molten plastic, and even beer.

Friday Photos: Prospect Mall’s Progress
Friday Photos

Prospect Mall’s Progress

The facade is getting stripped and openings for big windows have been created.

Friday Photos: Controversial Building Going Up
Friday Photos

Controversial Building Going Up

New office building on 27th and Wisconsin, once the center of conflict, is now a center of construction.

Eyes on Milwaukee: A Historic Milwaukee Celebration
Eyes on Milwaukee

A Historic Milwaukee Celebration

Plus: A national green award for The Brewery; and bringing fruit trees to Walker's Point.

Friday Photos: Pizza Man In Progress
Friday Photos

Pizza Man In Progress

They're tearing up the space to cook up a quite different Pizza Man, as our photos show.

Photo Gallery: Show Time at The North End
Photo Gallery

Show Time at The North End

A glitzy open house at Mandel Group's two new apartment buildings includes a new, locally-produced film called "Spectacle!"

Back in the News: For Sale – Scott Skiles McMansion
Back in the News

For Sale – Scott Skiles McMansion

The For Sale sign on Skiles' house in Mequon was an early sign that he wanted out of Milwaukee.

Back in the News: How to Prevent Gun Rampages
Back in the News

How to Prevent Gun Rampages

The Newtown massacre restarts the conversation begun after the Brookfield spa shooting. State legal changes could reduce the number of massacres.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Watching the River Flow
Eyes on Milwaukee

Watching the River Flow

New Water St. complex has 87 apartments, many with a river view. And the Business Journal begins the push to pressure taxpayers for a new arena.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Surprise Compromise on Preservation Law
Eyes on Milwaukee

Surprise Compromise on Preservation Law

Opposing sides agree on preservation ordinance changes. But is consensus possible on a combined arena and transit tax?

Eyes on Milwaukee: A Redesign for Hi Hat Garage
Eyes on Milwaukee

A Redesign for Hi Hat Garage

A cooler Garage, more delay on Two Parks proposal, and progress on East Library redevelopment.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Pizza and the Park East
Eyes on Milwaukee

Pizza and the Park East

Pizza Man and The Couture win approvals and a Park East hotel is also likely to be okayed.

Eyes on Milwaukee: The Dead Zones
Eyes on Milwaukee

The Dead Zones

Two new apartment buildings for Downtown's fringes, and two new coffee houses. All spell progress.

Eyes on Milwaukee: OnMilwaukee.com Moves Downtown
Eyes on Milwaukee

OnMilwaukee.com Moves Downtown

Plus: problems for a new hotel and say goodbye to two bars.

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 12. November 2012

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 12. November 2012

The approval of city and county budgets were hot topics last week.

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 5. November 2012

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 5. November 2012

Milwaukee County's budget remained as the hot topic last week.

Photo Gallery: Blow Up a Car?
Photo Gallery

Blow Up a Car?

Milwaukee's film industry attempts to set the world on fire.

Photo Gallery: MilwaukeeHome Grand Opening!
Photo Gallery

MilwaukeeHome Grand Opening!

MilwaukeeHome takes its brand to the next level, and opens a store in the Third Ward.

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 29. October 2012

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 29. October 2012

Milwaukee County's budget was the big topic last week.

Photo Gallery: Sydney HiH Retrospective
Photo Gallery

Sydney HiH Retrospective

Gallery Night provided one last opportunity to experience the Sydney HiH.

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 22. October 2012

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 22. October 2012

Gallery Night was the hot topic last night.

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 15. October 2012

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 15. October 2012

The Waukesha water deal was back in the news last week.

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 8. October 2012

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 8. October 2012

The Waukesha water deal was back in the news last week.

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 1. October 2012

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 1. October 2012

The Milwaukee Streetcar was back in the news last week.

Brain Drain?

Brain Drain?

Our commentators debate: Is Milwaukee badly behind other cities in the percent of college educated residents?

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 14. May 2012

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 14. May 2012

Letter Perfectly Frames The Regional Water Issue By James Rowen Milwaukee alderman pushes idea of building a downtown “Center” By Brandon Cruz Grigsby questions Walker’s Milwaukee Plan By Milwaukee Courier Alderman Witkowski says think bigger for new sports center: include residences, restaurants, entertainment venues, shops By Terry L. Witkowski Video: Daykin discusses downtown Hilton Garden Inn By Tom Wisconsin Bike to Work Week By Kierstin Kloeckner Park East marketing needs to hit reset button By Tom Daykin Milwaukee Staybridge auction rescheduled to May 31 By Sean Ryan Urban Wilderness and Accessibility By Eddee Daniel Park East marketing needs to hit reset button By Tom Daykin Horne: Flavor Cycle and new opportunities for bike messengers By Michael Horne Northwestern Mutual invests $500,000 in Milwaukee’s entertainment destinations By OnMilwaukee.com Staff Writers Murphy’s Law: Senator Wanggaard’s Double Dipping By Bruce Murphy A New Era For Urban Milwaukee: Bruce Murphy signs on as Editor By Urban Milwaukee Land donation will allow power lines to be buried near school By Cary Docter PODCAST: A Grand Transformation By Mark Metcalf Barrett Wins Recall Primary to Face Old Opponent Anew By UWM News Vulture Space gives dead bikes new life By Jason McDowell Marcus Hotels hosting downtown IndyFest block party By The Business Journal Downtown strip club should be more than a tease By Dave Begel Silk operator again seeks license for downtown nude dance club By Jon Ferraro Spanish manufacturer seeks MEDC loan for north side building By Tom Daykin Marti leads a tour of lost Milwaukee buildings By Bobby Tanzilo Hank Aaron trail to get $27K sculpture By Trisha Bee Big expansion at Casablanca on Brady under way By Carol Deptolla Stations to power green vehicles By Thomas Content Developer optimistic Moderne will fill up By Tom Daykin

A New Era For Urban Milwaukee: Bruce Murphy signs on as Editor
A New Era For Urban Milwaukee

Bruce Murphy signs on as Editor

Urban Milwaukee is happy to announce that Bruce Murphy has come aboard as our new editor and columnist, where he will revive his well-known column Murphy’s Law. Among the state’s best-known journalists, Murphy is most celebrated for his stories exposing the Milwaukee County pension scandal, which led to the resignation of County Executive F. Thomas Ament and the recall of seven county supervisors. No scandal in Milwaukee history resulted in more politicians being thrown out of office.

Friday Photos Friday, 22. October 2010

Friday Photos Friday, 22. October 2010

Everest College Sign Everest College Talgo Construction in Milwaukee Talgo in Milwaukee Everest College Milwaukee

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 18. October 2010

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 18. October 2010

The inanity of airport connectors By Stephen Smith New Portland Grocery Store Has More Parking for Bikes Than Cars By A.K. Streeter 2011 Milwaukee County Executive Budget Review [PDF] By Public Policy Forum Oh beautiful Beerline By Michael Horne Beerline Trail Map By Dave Schlabowske ‘Suburban Nation’: 10 Worst Things About Suburban Sprawl (PHOTOS) By Jeff Speck Proposal calls for converting downtown building to hotel By Tom Daykin BizTimes Bubbler: Mandel teams up with artists to create public studio By BizTimes Daily Thursday, October 14, 2010 Great high speed rail Wisconsin video on the Madison-Milwaukee expansion By Dan Johnson-Weinberger Silk operator sues city over license denial for additional strip clubs By Tom Daykin Chicago developer proposes converting Loyalty Building to hotel By Tom Daykin New King Drive apartment building, food market opening By Tom Daykin Saris Cycling president shares 20By2020 vision By Tom Held The Fast Foodie introduces us to the globaco By Julie Lawrence Grand Avenue auction unlikely to change ownership control By Tom Daykin There’s safety in numbers for cyclists By Elly Blue More cuts for county transit By Peggy Schulz

Upcoming Events for the Week of October 18th, 2010

Upcoming Events for the Week of October 18th, 2010

October 18, 2010 City Plan Commission Meeting October 18, 2010 1:30 pm The City Plan Commission (CPC) is the City’s official planning body established under State statute and is responsible for master planning activities. The CPC advises the Common Council on a variety of land development issues including zoning map changes, revisions in the zoning ordinance, subdivision approvals, business improvement districts, street and alley vacations, public land […] October 19, 2010 Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting: Budget Hearing October 19, 2010 9:00 am The Finance and Personnel Committee considers appropriations, finances, taxation, revenues, labor relations, personnel, pensions and other benefits, insurance, audits and city budget. The Finance and Personnel Committee meetings start at 1:30 p.m. and are held in the Room 301-B, City Hall, unless otherwise noted.[…] Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting: Budget Hearing October 19, 2010 1:30 pm The Finance and Personnel Committee considers appropriations, finances, taxation, revenues, labor relations, personnel, pensions and other benefits, insurance, audits and city budget. The Finance and Personnel Committee meetings start at 1:30 p.m. and are held in the Room 301-B, City Hall, unless otherwise noted.[…] October 20, 2010 Milwaukee County: Committee on Transporation, Public Works and Transit October 20, 2010 9:00 am The mission of the Department of Public Works, including the construction and maintenance of county highways, bridges and public structures are the responsibility of this Committee. Members discuss all matters pertaining to the policy of mass transit and the Milwaukee County Transit System, including fares, service routes and capital improvements. The Committee discusses all matters […] Public Works Committee Meeting October 20, 2010 9:00 am The Public Works Committee is responsible for physical services provided by the city such as street and alley maintenance, waste collection, disposal and recycling, sewer, water and flood control projects, assessments, public buildings, land and waterways. Public Works Committee meetings start at 9:00 a.m. and are held in the Room 301-B, City Hall, unless otherwise noted.[…] Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting: Budget Hearing October 20, 2010 1:30 pm The Finance and Personnel Committee considers appropriations, finances, taxation, revenues, labor relations, personnel, pensions and other benefits, insurance, audits and city budget. The Finance and Personnel Committee meetings start at 1:30 p.m. and are held in the Room 301-B, City Hall, unless otherwise noted.[…] October 21, 2010 Public Safety Committee Meeting October 21, 2010 9:00 am The Public Safety Committee is concerned with issues brought forth from the fire, police, health and neighborhood services departments as well as traffic control, emergency medical services and parking. It also licenses alarm businesses and public passenger vehicles and drivers.[…] October 22, 2010 Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting: Budget Hearing October 22, 2010 9:00 am The Finance and Personnel Committee considers appropriations, finances, taxation, revenues, labor relations, personnel, pensions and other benefits, insurance, audits and city budget. The Finance and Personnel Committee meetings start at 1:30 p.m. and are held in the Room 301-B, City Hall, unless otherwise noted.[…] Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting: Budget Hearing October 22, 2010 1:30 pm […]

Friday Photos Friday, 15. October 2010

Friday Photos Friday, 15. October 2010

Jackson Square Apartments Jackson Square Apartments Jackson Square Apartments Jackson Square Apartments Jackson Square Apartments

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 11. October 2010

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 11. October 2010

More cuts for county transit By Peggy Schulz Beerline Trail extension opens Wednesday By Tom Held Oakland Ave. Goodwill store approved by Zoning Appeals Board By Tom Daykin Beerline Trail Opening By Dave Schlabowske Biketoberfest is on, but everybody be cool By Andy Tarnoff Vote for Milwaukee MaKEover By Thurston Woods Neighborhood Downtown Milwaukee hotel proposal faces historic fight By Marie Rohde $30 million hole possible in Milwaukee County budget, report says By Steve Schultze Asia meets Mexico on the Tigerbite street food truck By Damien Jaques Financially troubled Grand Avenue mall to be sold at auction By Tom Daykin Nice short video on walkable street design By Kaid Benfield Arts and development By jsonline.com Industry survey confirms developers shifting to smart growth By Kaid Benfield Local activism, restored homes turn Midtown neighborhood around By Tom Tolan Beerline Apartments construction work to begin in November By Tom Daykin High-speed rail; no turning back on American jobs, economic opportunities, mobility gains By Ray LaHood Developer’s plan lowers apartment building height By Tom Daykin Milwaukee County transit system gets $8.3 million grant By Larry Sandler Expect delays: Hoan Bridge deck repair gets rolling By Joe Lanane Developer reduces building height for proposed east side apartments By Tom Daykin Same, but different: St. Louis mall project exemplifies possibilities for fading Grand Avenue By Stacy Vogel Davis Light rail work starts on U of M Minneapolis campus By Associated Press Striking images of disconnected streets and unwanted sprawl By Kaid Benfield Stuck in Traffic – Worst Peak-Hour Commutes in America By Richard Florida An open front door to invaders in Great Lakes By Dan Egan

Upcoming Events for the Week of October 11th, 2010

Upcoming Events for the Week of October 11th, 2010

October 12, 2010 UEDA: 10th Annual Community Development Summit October 12, 2010 The 10th Annual Community Development Summit will be held on the morning of Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at the Italian Conference Center in Milwaukee. “Foreclosure: Impacts and Opportunities” will provide an update of the foreclosure situation in Milwaukee and innovative approaches currently being utilized to address the issue. This year’s event will also feature keynote speaker John […] Common Council Meeting October 12, 2010 9:00 am City Hall 200 East Wells St. Common Council Chambers Milwaukee, WI 53202[…] SARUP Lecture Series: What Makes Early American Architecture American: The Origins of Regional Building Practices October 12, 2010 5:30 pm Carl Lounsbury, PhD, Lecturer at Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia Lounsbury’s lecture will consider how English colonists reworked their building practices in response to regional conditions in the American colonies, especially during the 18th century. He will consider how English technologies and building forms changed in response to new materials as well as contact with other […] October 13, 2010 Capital Improvements Committee Meeting October 13, 2010 9:00 am The Capital Improvement Committee is tasked to develop, maintain, and update a long-term capital improvements program for the City’s construction and maintenance of its infrastructure and facilities. It is made up of the Commissioner of Public Works; the Department of Administration – Budget and Management Director; the Comptroller; the chair of the Public Works Committee; the […] All Things Water – The Great Lakes in miniature: A peek into the lives of microplankton October 13, 2010 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Speaker: Rudi Strickler, Shaw Distinguished Professor, UWM Department of Biological Sciences The Great Lakes are full of microscopic organisms that form a critical strand in the food web, but their small size makes them challenging to study and understand. In this seminar, Rudi Strickler will talk about how his lab is using a combination of high-tech […] Beerline Bash October 13, 2010 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm In late 2009 The River Revitalization Foundation, Milwaukee’s urban rivers land trust, purchased a 2.8 acre developed site along the Milwaukee River that includes the abandoned Wheelhouse restaurant. By late 2011, the property will be green and in the midst of a major restoration effort! The project will restore blighted urban riverfront land to preserved […] October 15, 2010 SARUP Lecture Series: Simulated Landscapes, Rachel Bruya Walker and Piper Vollmer October 15, 2010 4:30 pm Simulated Landscapes, Rachel Bruya Walker and Piper Vollmer Rachel Bruya Walker and Piper Vollmer will discuss their artwork featured in the Architecture Gallery. Both artists create miniature environments with dramatically different visuals. Influenced by popular culture and her experience working in the highly political San Francisco architecture industry, Bruya Walker creates paper structures employing printmaking […] Gallery Night and Day October 15, 2010 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Gallery Night and Day is the premier art event in Milwaukee for both the experienced art connoisseur and most beginning admirer. An evening of gallery hopping and art viewing begins […]

Friday Photos Friday, 08. October 2010

Friday Photos Friday, 08. October 2010

Jackson Square Apartments Jackson Square Apartments Jackson Square Apartments Jackson Square Apartments Jackson Square Apartments

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 4. October 2010

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 4. October 2010

Striking images of disconnected streets and unwanted sprawl By Kaid Benfield Stuck in Traffic – Worst Peak-Hour Commutes in America By Richard Florida An open front door to invaders in Great Lakes By Dan Egan # Milwaukee Ballet announces partners for new building By Tom Strini Copenhagen – We Love Bikes By Mikael Colville-Andersen Chicago’s Metra Postpones Bridges Project By Aaron Renn National traffic congestion report gets daily driving backwards By Alex Goldschmidt Noted economist says “flawed” metric leads to highway spending, sprawl By Jonathan Maus Richard Florida joins the skeptics on massive urban demolitions By Kaid Benfield Report: Want to Ease Commuter Pain? Highways and Sprawl Won’t Help By Noah Kazis the perils of average density By Jarrett Walker Hank Aaron State Trail: A bridge too many? By Tom Held von Briesen & Roper continues to consider downtown space options By Tom Daykin CNBC program to feature Milwaukee’s water efforts By John Schmid Goodwill store proposed for Oakland Ave.; biz group has concerns By Tom Daykin Scott Walker Plans for Milwaukee Threaten Loss of Bus Access to 24,000 Jobs By Charlie Rosenberg 178 MTA bus drivers caught using cell phones while driving city buses (New York City) By Tom Namako Areas in Milwaukee are parking-ticket magnets By Alex Morrell The Great American Streetcar Myth By Stephen Smith Cities for People: A Q&A With Architect Jan Gehl By Greg Lindsay Nightclub Urbanism: City Planning with a Backbeat By Yuri Artibise The importance of transit context and design By Kaid Benfield The $54 question: Is rail worth it? By Steve Hiniker

Upcoming Events for the Week of October 4th, 2010

Upcoming Events for the Week of October 4th, 2010

October 4, 2010 Community & Economic Development Committee Meeting October 4, 2010 9:00 am The Community and Economic Development Committee hears matters relating to community development, block grants, job development, business improvement districts, city public relations, industrial land banks and revenue bonds, emerging business enterprises, recreation, cultural arts and the library system. The Community and Economic Development Committee meetings start at 9:00 a.m. and are held in the Room 301-B, […] October 5, 2010 Zoning, Neighborhoods & Development Committee Meeting October 5, 2010 9:00 am The Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee reviews issues relating to city development, zoning, historic preservation, incremental tax financing, building codes and housing projects. The Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee meetings start at 9:00 a.m. and are held in the Room 301-B, City Hall, unless otherwise noted.[…] October 6, 2010 Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting October 6, 2010 9:00 am The Finance and Personnel Committee considers appropriations, finances, taxation, revenues, labor relations, personnel, pensions and other benefits, insurance, audits and city budget. The Finance and Personnel Committee meetings start at 1:30 p.m. and are held in the Room 301-B, City Hall, unless otherwise noted.[…] Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting: Budget Hearing October 6, 2010 1:30 pm The Finance and Personnel Committee considers appropriations, finances, taxation, revenues, labor relations, personnel, pensions and other benefits, insurance, audits and city budget. The Finance and Personnel Committee meetings start at 1:30 p.m. and are held in the Room 301-B, City Hall, unless otherwise noted.[…] Planning and a Pint October 6, 2010 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm The UW-Milwaukee Urban Planning Alumni Chapter is hosting a “Planning and a Pint” event on October 6th, 5:30 to 7:30 at Trocadero in Milwaukee. The topic is Economic impacts of High Speed Rail. Panelists are Bob Dennik from Milwaukee County, Dan Ertl from the City of Brookfield and Tom Rave from Gateway to […] October 7, 2010 Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting: Budget Hearing October 7, 2010 9:00 am The Finance and Personnel Committee considers appropriations, finances, taxation, revenues, labor relations, personnel, pensions and other benefits, insurance, audits and city budget. The Finance and Personnel Committee meetings start at 1:30 p.m. and are held in the Room 301-B, City Hall, unless otherwise noted.[…] Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting: Budget Hearing October 7, 2010 1:30 pm The Finance and Personnel Committee considers appropriations, finances, taxation, revenues, labor relations, personnel, pensions and other benefits, insurance, audits and city budget. The Finance and Personnel Committee meetings start at 1:30 p.m. and are held in the Room 301-B, City Hall, unless otherwise noted. Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting October 7, 2010 4:00 pm The Board of Zoning Appeals (BOZA) is in independent agency authorized to hear appeals in matters relating to all zoning ordinances and to review zoning ordinance interpretations made by the Department of City Development. Because the Board acts somewhat like a court, it is called a quasi-judicial body and is required to follow accepted procedures […] October 8, 2010 SARUP Symposium: Embodied Placemaking in Urban […]

Friday Photos Friday, 01. October 2010

Friday Photos Friday, 01. October 2010

Latitude from Farwell Entrance to St. John’s on the Lake Latitude Apartments St. John’s on the Lake Topped Off St. John’s Construction

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 27. September 2010

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 27. September 2010

The $54 question: Is rail worth it? By Steve Hiniker Debate forms over Innovation Park’s influence By Joe Lanane Federal grants add to Hank Aaron and Oak Leaf trails By Tom Held MARN gets a bricks-and-mortar home By Mary Louise Schumacher Development Near Transit Too Pricey? Build More Transit By Angie Schmitt Plan paves way for $25 million Summerfest project By Tom Held Bike plan approved! Now comes the real work. By Dave Schlabowske Special Interests Hedge Bets In Governor’s Race By Wisconsin Democracy Campaign World Car Free Day celebrates transportation alternatives By Alex Goldschmidt When It Comes To Community Development, Don’t Take “No” For An Answer By Sam McGovern-Rowen UWM Innovation Park wins final OK for city financing By Tom Daykin How We Doing on that Whole Sustainability Problem? Not too Well By Sarah Lacy Building owners face facade fixes By Marie Rohde Milwaukee aldermen reject proposals for strip clubs By Larry Sandler Committee rejects exotic dance clubs for Walker’s Point, downtown By Tom Daykin Concordia redevelopment proposal wins Plan Commission approval By Tom Daykin Raze it, start over and think new and bolder (O’Donnell Park Garage) By Journal Sentinel Editorial Steiner exiting as Bayshore operator By Doris Hajewski Train station action delayed (Brookfield) By Larry Sandler The latest must-have: bike space By Amanda Fung Council approves Milwaukee bicycle master plan By Tom Held Villard Avenue Square Groundbreaking By nwscdc.org Supervisors say county should not make hasty decision about O’Donnell Park By BizTimes Daily The power of buttons and being normal (credit cards and taxis) By Seth Godin Bing Maps Gets Transit Directions By Kristin Meldahl High-speed rail construction begins in Illinois By Biz Scott Walker’s “68 Page Jobs Plan!”? Reduce the Huge Text Size and It’s Three Pages By Dan Cody MCTS upgrades fleet, rider experience with new low-emission buses By Andrew Wagner

Upcoming Events for the Week of September 27th, 2010

Upcoming Events for the Week of September 27th, 2010

September 28, 2010 Engineers Without Borders: La Garrucha, Guatemala potable water system September 28, 2010 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Speaker: Michael Paddock, Senior Project Manager, CH2M HILL, and USA Board of Directors, Engineers Without Borders The UWM School of Freshwater Sciences announces another semester of All Things Water seminars, featuring presentations on freshwater topics by faculty, scientists, and industry and community professionals, followed by discussion. The seminars are geared toward general audiences, and are free […] September 29, 2010 Public Works Committee Meeting September 29, 2010 9:00 am The Public Works Committee is responsible for physical services provided by the city such as street and alley maintenance, waste collection, disposal and recycling, sewer, water and flood control projects, assessments, public buildings, land and waterways. Public Works Committee meetings start at 9:00 a.m. and are held in the Room 301-B, City Hall, unless otherwise noted.[..] September 30, 2010 Public Safety Committee Meeting September 30, 2010 9:00 am The Public Safety Committee is concerned with issues brought forth from the fire, police, health and neighborhood services departments as well as traffic control, emergency medical services and parking. It also licenses alarm businesses and public passenger vehicles and drivers.[…] October 1, 2010 Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting: Budget Hearing October 1, 2010 9:00 am The Finance and Personnel Committee considers appropriations, finances, taxation, revenues, labor relations, personnel, pensions and other benefits, insurance, audits and city budget. The Finance and Personnel Committee meetings start at 1:30 p.m. and are held in the Room 301-B, City Hall, unless otherwise noted.[…] Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting: Budget Hearing October 1, 2010 1:30 pm The Finance and Personnel Committee considers appropriations, finances, taxation, revenues, labor relations, personnel, pensions and other benefits, insurance, audits and city budget. The Finance and Personnel Committee meetings start at 1:30 p.m. and are held in the Room 301-B, City Hall, unless otherwise noted. SARUP Lecture Series: Green Pathways out of Poverty and into Prosperity October 1, 2010 4:30 pm Raquel Pinderhughes, Professor of Urban Studies, San Francisco State University Workforce development programs are gearing up to prepare men and women from low-income communities for jobs and careers in the green economy. The training and preparation for these jobs and careers are seen as a ‘green pathway out of poverty’ strategy, aiming to leverage green economy […] October 3, 2010 Sobelman’s Buy Local Bicycle Rally October 3, 2010 11:00 am THE RIDE Begins 11am @ Tallgrass Grill (1952 N Farwell) Ends @ Sobelman’s Pub & Grill (1900 W St Paul) Get a FREE event t-shirt with the purchase of a beer THE PARTY Enjoy the afternoon at Sobelman’s Pub & Grill with drink specials, great food, and give aways. $1 from every burger sold will go to the Bicycle Federation of […]

Friday Photos Friday, 24. September 2010

Friday Photos Friday, 24. September 2010

Working Out at Erie Street Plaza Pita Brothers S. 2nd Street Construction S. 2nd Street Construction S. 2nd Street Construction

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 20. September 2010

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 20. September 2010

Supervisors say county should not make hasty decision about O’Donnell Park By BizTimes Daily The power of buttons and being normal (credit cards and taxis) By Seth Godin Bing Maps Gets Transit Directions By Kristin Meldahl High-speed rail construction begins in Illinois By Biz Scott Walker’s “68 Page Jobs Plan!”? Reduce the Huge Text Size and It’s Three Pages By Dan Cody MCTS upgrades fleet, rider experience with new low-emission buses By Andrew Wagner Cream City Rickshaw closes out season with new digs, more insight By Molly Snyder FDIC orders closure of Maritime Savings Bank By BizTimes Daily Walker picks former Doyle high-speed rail planner for key county post By Steve Jagler Aldermen back new road map for cycling in Milwaukee By Tom Held “Buy American” drives up cost of transit By Stephen Smith Sup. Lynne DeBruin’s Misguided Proposal to Privatize Public Park Land at O’Donnell Park By Dan Cody New Friday Photo Contest: Cyclechic Milwaukee By Dave Schlabowske De Bruin wants county to redevelop O’Donnell Park, Transit Center By Steve Schultze Park East developer considering market rate apartments after setbacks By Tom Daykin LGBT center will move to Blatz Boiler House building By Andrew Weiland DOT reimbursed for Milwaukee Intermodal Station property taxes By Andrew Weiland Jan Gehl Soundbites By John Hill A new library arises By milwaukeenewsbuzz.com Water City USA By Matt Hrodey Stop the suburbs; I want to get off By JF Urban renewal: See 4 iconic cities in a new light with these out-of-the-ordinary breaks, perfect for fall By David Landsel Deregulating food By Stephen Smith Harley seeks delay on city action regarding plan to scrap offices By Tom Daykin New Heartland Corridor Increases Freight Capacity Between East Coast and Chicago By Yonah Freemark Turn unused bikes into working bikes – collection Thursday through Saturday By Tom Held Going beyond bike lanes: New video from NYC By Dave Schlabowske Use train money for roads, Thompson says By Patrick Marley Eaten away, one grain at a time By Michael Horne Rail line can connect region to prosperity By David M. Smith Milwaukee becoming a biking town By Matt Hrodey Transit projects await state, local approvals By Larry Sandler Former Bucks star plans Old World 3rd St. club By Andrew Wagner

Upcoming Events for the Week of September 20th, 2010

Upcoming Events for the Week of September 20th, 2010

September 20, 2010 Milwaukee County: Committee on Economic and Community Development September 20, 2010 9:00 am The Milwaukee County Committee on Economic & Community Development oversees the administration of federal, state and local housing programs in the county, including the Urban Community Development Block Grant Program. Matters pertaining to economic development of Milwaukee County, including the best disposition of county properties, are decided by this Committee. It also makes decisions on […] City Plan Commission Meeting September 20, 2010 1:30 pm The City Plan Commission (CPC) is the City’s official planning body established under State statute and is responsible for master planning activities. The CPC advises the Common Council on a variety of land development issues including zoning map changes, revisions in the zoning ordinance, subdivision approvals, business improvement districts, street and alley vacations, public land […] Historic Preservation Commission Meeting September 20, 2010 4:00 pm The Milwaukee Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) administers Milwaukee’s historic preservation ordinance, adopted in 1981, which provides certain kinds of legal protection for buildings or sites that have been declared historic by the Common Council. The HPC is responsible for designating historic landmarks and historic districts and for approving Certificates of Appropriateness (COAs) for permission to […] SARUP Lecture Series: The Placemakers Guide to Building Community September 20, 2010 4:30 pm Nabeel Hamdi, Emeritus Professor of Housing and Urban Development, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, England Nabeel Hamdi is one of the pioneers of participatory planning and his book Small Change has been highly influential in describing the role that informality plays in urban life. It sets out a way of thinking on cities that gives precedence […] September 21, 2010 Milwaukee County: Committee on Parks, Energy and Environment Meeting September 21, 2010 9:00 am All matters concerning county parks and parkways are the responsibility of this Committee. Members set policy for the parks department, organized recreation, cultural activities, the University Extension program, the Environmental Services Division of the Department of Public Works and Zoo park services. Members have jurisdiction over matters concerning the conservation of all uses of energy […] 2011 Milwaukee County Budget Public Hearing September 21, 2010 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors Finance and Audit Committee has announced two public hearing sessions regarding the 2011 Milwaukee County Budget. The public is invited to attend these hearings to express their thoughts on funding for county programs and services, including transit service. Location: Kosciuszko Community Center 2201 S. 7th Street ▪ Milwaukee (Bus Routes: 53, […] September 23, 2010 Special Common Council Meeting September 23, 2010 9:00 am Message from His Honor, Tom Barrett, relative to the proposed executive budget for the year 2011 and to consider the following: Communication from the Mayor transmitting the proposed budget for the year 2011. City Hall 200 East Wells St. Common Council Chambers Milwaukee, WI 53202 More Information[…] Milwaukee Film Festival September 23, 2010 to October 3, 2010 For information http://www.milwaukee-film.org September 24, 2010 SARUP Lecture Series: Infrastructural Ecologies September 24, 2010 […]

Friday Photos Friday, 17. September 2010

Friday Photos Friday, 17. September 2010

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Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 13. September 2010

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 13. September 2010

Former Bucks star plans Old World 3rd St. club By Andrew Wagner Mayor Daley floats reversing Chicago River By Dan Egan Milwaukee considers North End loan By Sean Ryan Twisted Fork will give way to Replay Sports Bar By Bobby Tanzilo UWM says it needs money for project Development could hinge on TIF dollars By Stefanie Scott Transportation project awards include KRM money By Daily Reporter Talgo trains to sport Badger colors, traditional locomotives By Kay Nolan Pabst Farms developer reaps savings from tax deal By Marie Rohde Many at meeting oppose strip club in Walker’s Point By Georgia Pabst Milwaukee by Bike plan heads to council By Dave Schlabowske Marquette University’s new building gives law school vital space By Sharif Durhams BizTimes Wisconsin Morning Headlines: Madison mayor plans development near high-speed rail station By BizTimes Daily Building enrollment with student housing By Karen Herzog We All Pay For The Roads By Josh Cohen Walker’s Point group takes neutral position on proposed strip club By Tom Daykin Janet Zweig project called into question again? By Mary Louise Schumacher

Upcoming Events for the Week of September 13th, 2010

Upcoming Events for the Week of September 13th, 2010

September 13, 2010 Community & Economic Development Committee Meeting September 13, 2010 9:00 am The Community and Economic Development Committee hears matters relating to community development, block grants, job development, business improvement districts, city public relations, industrial land banks and revenue bonds, emerging business enterprises, recreation, cultural arts and the library system. The Community and Economic Development Committee meetings start at 9:00 a.m. and are held in the Room 301-B, […] September 14, 2010 Projected climate impacts and adaptation strategies for Wisconsin’s urban areas September 14, 2010 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Speaker: David Liebl, Faculty Associate, Department of Engineering Professional Development, UW-Madison, and Statewide Extension Specialist, Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center, UW-Cooperative Extension The UWM School of Freshwater Sciences announces another semester of All Things Water seminars, featuring presentations on freshwater topics by faculty, scientists, and industry and community professionals, followed by […] September 15, 2010 Zoning, Neighborhoods & Development Committee Meeting September 15, 2010 9:00 am The Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee reviews issues relating to city development, zoning, historic preservation, incremental tax financing, building codes and housing projects. The Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee meetings start at 9:00 a.m. and are held in the Room 301-B, City Hall, unless otherwise noted.[..] September 16, 2010 Coalition for Advancing Transit Meeting September 16, 2010 7:30 am to 10:00 am The meeting will be held at Manpower International, 100 Manpower Place, Milwaukee. Check-in and Networking will begin at 7:30AM and we should wrap up between 9:30-10:00AM. We will provide an overview of what’s been happening over the summer, in particular with MCTS and the County Budget, as well as some recommended strategies that the Coalition […] Eschweiler Excursions Part II September 16, 2010 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm Historic Milwaukee Inc. has planned a second set of trolley tours of Eschweiler buildings 
on Thursday, September 16 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. and again on Saturday, September 18 from 11:30 to 2:30 p.m. 
The tour will be narrated by Win Thrall, curator of the 2007 exhibition “Alexander Eschweiler in Milwaukee” 
at the Charles Allis […] 2011 Milwaukee County Budget Public Hearing September 16, 2010 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors Finance and Audit Committee has announced two public hearing sessions regarding the 2011 Milwaukee County Budget. The public is invited to attend these hearings to express their thoughts on funding for county programs and services, including transit service. Location: Mary Ryan Boys and Girls Club 3000 N. Sherman Boulevard ▪ Milwaukee […] September 17, 2010 The Role of the Creative Sector in Community and Economic Development September 17, 2010 10:30 am to 11:45 am The City of Milwaukee, the Cultural Alliance of Greater Milwaukee, and the Greater Milwaukee Committee (GMC) invite you to a very special panel discussion with the Chair for the National Endowment for the Arts, Rocco Landesman. The Role of the Creative Sector in Community and Economic Development moderated by Lt Governor Barbara Lawton. Friday, September 17th Panel Discussion […]

Friday Photos Friday, 10. September 2010

Friday Photos Friday, 10. September 2010

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Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 6. September 2010

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 6. September 2010

Real Estate: Aurora HQ could spur Tannery turnaround By Andrew Weiland Milwaukee Business Owner, Supporting Rail Transit, Hosts Dinner for Tom Barrett By Charlie Rosenberg Janette Sadik-Khan, NYC Transportation Commissioner By cnbc.com Job creation through smart land use & transportation By Kaid Benfield Continuum wins design work for UWM School of Freshwater Sciences By Marie Rohde Will Allen’s Growing Power announces International Urban & Small Farm Conference Sept. 10-12 at State Fair Park By milwaukeecourieronline.com Fast Trains to Connect US Cities, Alleviate Highway Congestion By Lora Kolodny Our Mobile Money Pits: The True Cost of Cars By Catherine Lutz and Anne Lutz-Fernandez Why doesn’t the public health community get it about walkability? By Kaid Benfield Wake up to the economic benefits of high-speed rail By Kay Plantes Shoup to O’Toole: The Market for Parking Is Anything But Free By Donald Shoup Tommy should speak up on rail project By Margaret Krome My quest to live in the ‘D’ is on the ropes By Jay Greene Most Arch design teams: Remove I-70 downtown By Kelsey Volkmann State, feds moving to require cleanup of Chicago River for recreation By Michael Hawthorne ‘Building a better block’ demo is changing a Dallas neighborhood By Kaid Benfield DreamBikes wants your two-wheelers By Molly Snyder Urban Universities Done Right: Chicago’s “Loop U” By Aaron M. Renn I-794 extension planning begins By The Business Journal of Milwaukee Google Invests $86 Million In Low-Income Housing By Leena Rao Port of Milwaukee Redevelopment Plan By Michael Timm UWM’s growth touted for new jobs By Tom Daykin

Upcoming Events for the Week of September 6th, 2010

Upcoming Events for the Week of September 6th, 2010

September 9, 2010 Public Works Committee Meeting September 9, 2010 9:00 am The Public Works Committee is responsible for physical services provided by the city such as street and alley maintenance, waste collection, disposal and recycling, sewer, water and flood control projects, assessments, public buildings, land and waterways. Public Works Committee meetings start at 9:00 a.m. and are held in the Room 301-B, City Hall, unless otherwise noted.[…] September 10, 2010 The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Company – System September 10, 2010 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Join author Charles Damaske as he provides an historic overview of Milwaukee’s past interurban rail lines and some city service via the Milwaukee Street Car Line. This program includes information on the Burlington Line, East Troy Line, Lakeside Line, Milwaukee Northern Line, Rapid Transit Line, Watertown Line, West Junction to Waukesha Line, and the Milwaukee […] Growing Power’s National-International Urban & Small Farm Conference September 10, 2010 to September 12, 2010 Come to Milwaukee and help grow the good food revolution. Hosted by Growing Power—a national organization headed by the sustainable urban farmer and MacArthur Fellow Will Allen—this international conference will teach the participant how to plan, develop and grow small farms in urban and rural areas. Learn how you can grow food year-round, no matter […]

Friday Photos Friday, 03. September 2010

Friday Photos Friday, 03. September 2010

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Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 30. August 2010

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 30. August 2010

UWM’s growth touted for new jobs By Tom Daykin Rail stops that make sense By Matthew Trussoni The Inconvenient Truth About Traffic Math: Progress Is Slow By Carl Bialik City vendor may get $1.2B from parking-privatization deal By Cory Schouten Moderne high-rise loan guarantee wins final OK, work to begin soon By Tom Daykin Communities push to replace Oconomowoc as high-speed train stop By Larry Sandler Wisconsin Republicans should get on board with high-speed rail By Ralph Munro Settlement reached on Wisconsin Tower condo foreclosure suit By Tom Daykin Driving Lessons By Tom Bamberger An architectural jumble at Marquette’s Eckstein Hall By Mary Louise Schumacher HSR: Answering the Critics By Scott Rogers Western Wisconsin coalition lobbies for high-speed rail By BizTimes Daily The bus vs. rail debate By The Baltimore Sun A healthier life? Try public transportation – Transit Score helps get you there By Chelsea Allinger ‘Maximizing urban cores’ vitality and infrastructure must be the basis for any definition of sustainability’ By Kaid Benfield The truth about home ownership By Gretchen Schuldt Bicycle Film Festival 2010 By Bicycle Film Festival See for Yourself How Solutions for Dirty Stormwater Work By David Beckman Rethink siting of campus By Cheryl Nenn More Parking for Wolski’s? Changes afoot on N. Pulaski Street By Michael Horne

Upcoming Events for the Week of August 30rd, 2010

Upcoming Events for the Week of August 30rd, 2010

September 1, 2010 Common Council Meeting September 1, 2010 9:00 am City Hall 200 East Wells St. Common Council Chambers Milwaukee, WI 53202[…] Port of Milwaukee Redevelopment Plan September 1, 2010 6:00 pm Alderman Zielinski is holding a neighborhood meeting to discuss the Port of Milwaukee Redevelopment Plan on Wednesday, September 1st, 6 p.m. at the Port of Milwaukee, 2323 S. Lincoln Memorial Dr.The City of Milwaukee approved the boundary for the Port Redevelopment Plan in March 2009 and directed the Department of City Development to prepare a […]

Friday Photos Friday, 27. August 2010

Friday Photos Friday, 27. August 2010

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Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 23. August 2010

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 23. August 2010

Apartments proposed for east side seek $8 million HUD loan guarantee By Tom Daykin A Case for Open Data in Transit By Elizabeth Press That beautiful brownfield By milwaukeenewsbuzz.com APTA Report Prescribes Public Transport to Improve Public Health By Noah Kazis DOT to build new train shed at Milwaukee Intermodal Station By Real Estate Weekly Myths and Facts About the July Flood By Louis Fortis and Lisa Kaiser The wall is coming down: More video lessons from Europe By Dave Schlabowske Aurora moving 240 HQ, administrative employees to The Tannery By Tom Daykin Exploring The Brewery By Bobby Tanzilo Exploring The Brewery By Bobby Tanzilo Next Generation shifts focus for downtown project to 2014-15 By Real Estate Weekly The case for living small By Kaid Benfield Supervisor Johnny Thomas challenges Scott Walker’s proposed Freeway Flyer cuts By Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors Use it (transit) to lose it (weight) By Kaid Benfield Walker cites deal he opposed as model for derailing train By Larry Sandler Downtown office conversion project moving forward By Tom Daykin Commuting is Very Bad for You By Richard Florida County supervisor C-SPAN By milwaukeenewsbuzz.com

Upcoming Events for the Week of August 23rd, 2010

Upcoming Events for the Week of August 23rd, 2010

August 23, 2010 City Plan Commission Meeting August 23, 2010 1:30 pm The City Plan Commission (CPC) is the City’s official planning body established under State statute and is responsible for master planning activities. The CPC advises the Common Council on a variety of land development issues including zoning map changes, revisions in the zoning ordinance, subdivision approvals, business improvement districts, street and alley vacations, public land […] August 24, 2010 Milwaukee Intermodal Station Train Shed Public Meeting August 24, 2010 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is announcing a public information meeting to discuss reconstruction of the train shed at the Milwaukee Intermodal Station. The train shed is a 50,000 square foot facility immediately south of the station that is used to protect trains and passengers from the elements. The project will bring the facility […] The Monarch Trail Summer Moon Picnic! August 24, 2010 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Join the Monarch Trail Friends for a picnic and watch the sunset and moonrise over the County Grounds.Irish Music provided by: Ceol Cairde www.ceolcairde.comWhere: The Monarch Trail – Milwaukee County Grounds, 9480 W Watertownplank Rd. Wauwatosa, Wisconsin When: 6:00 – 8 pm, (simultaneous sunset/moonrise: 7:15 pm) What: There will be a guided tour at 6:15 pm Why: Due […]

Friday Photos Friday, 20. August 2010

Friday Photos Friday, 20. August 2010

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Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 16. August 2010

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 16. August 2010

Last night I dreamt of Daniel Hoan By Dave Schlabowske What is ‘smart growth,’ anyway? By Kaid Benfield UWM may buy Columbia site by end of year By The Business Journal of Milwaukee What a lovely charrette! By milwaukeenewsbuzz.com UWM purchase of hospital property wins Building Commission approval By Tom Daykin The Phony Sewage Issue By Bruce Murphy Free rides on CTA far exceed predictions By Jon Hilkevitch Wauwatosa TIF District for UWM Engineering School on Hold By Nick Schweitzer Turning the Tide in the Great Lakes By Emily Knoll Wauwatosa defers UWM campus vote to Sept. By The Business Journal of Milwaukee Justice Department probes New Berlin over denial of housing proposal By Mike Johnson Innovation Park proposal gets favorable comments from Plan Commissioners By Tom Daykin Dan Maes Was Right About the Red Threat! By copenhagenize.com Official: UWM development plan is speculative, but drawing strong interest By Tom Daykin Cincinnati Streetcar: No Going Back Now By Barry Horstman

Upcoming Events for the Week of August 16nd, 2010

Upcoming Events for the Week of August 16nd, 2010

August 16, 2010 Irish Fest Summer School August 16, 2010 9:00 am to August 20, 2010 9:00 pm If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about Irish music, dance, song, arts, history, language and culture – this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. To help celebrate the 30th anniversary of Milwaukee Irish Fest, a talented and engaging group of instructors will pass along their knowledge to those who enroll in the 2010 […] August 17, 2010 Brookfield: Common Council Meeting August 17, 2010 7:45 am The Brookfield Common Council is holding a public meeting to discuss the station location for the Amtrak Hiawatha extension.Please consider attending the meeting to show your support for the project. It is important to use this opportunity to educate the Common Council and the public about the level of support for rail and the […] August 20, 2010 Harris Presents the 2010 Milwaukee Wine Festival August 20, 2010 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm inPLAY EVENTS announces the return of the 2010 Milwaukee Wine Festival presented by Harris to be held Aug. 20-21 on the grounds of the Milwaukee Art Museum The two-day, outdoor event, will provide festival-goers an opportunity to sample more than 200 fine wines from around the globe in a relaxed setting along the shore of […] August 21, 2010 Harris Presents the 2010 Milwaukee Wine Festival August 21, 2010 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm inPLAY EVENTS announces the return of the 2010 Milwaukee Wine Festival presented by Harris to be held Aug. 20-21 on the grounds of the Milwaukee Art Museum The two-day, outdoor event, will provide festival-goers an opportunity to sample more than 200 fine wines from around the globe in a relaxed setting along the shore of […]

Friday Photos Friday, 13. August 2010

Friday Photos Friday, 13. August 2010

Food Cart Friday! Food Cart Friday! Food Cart Friday! Food Cart Friday! Food Cart Friday!

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 9. August 2010

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 9. August 2010

10 people who are CHANGING MILWAUKEE By Eric Decker and Alysha Schertz UWM agrees to buy Columbia hospital complex for $20.2 million By Tom Daykin UWM Innovation Park financing plan goes to Tosa Joint Review Board By Tom Daykin Philadelphia Water Department moves away from Deep Tunnel-style water management By Steven Vance Milwaukee County Grounds Coalition for Environmental and Historic Preservation By Eddee Daniel Pabst brewery roundabout opens By The Business Journal of Milwaukee Downtown Milwaukee offers free retail space for the holidays Read more: Downtown Milwaukee offers free retail space for the holidays By The Business Journal of Milwaukee Now more than ever, smart growth makes dollars and sense By Chelsea Allinger UWM to locate School of Public Health at former Pabst brewery By Real Estate Weekly Bike initiatives tied to United Nations schemes By Tom Held Voters approve renewal of SMART property tax millage for mass transit By Bill Shea Table tennis club leases space, opens in 3rd Ward Aug. 28 By Tom Daykin 100 East Wisconsin building to be sold for $81.3 million By Andrew Weiland Free rent downtown for retailers By Doris Hajewski Most Walkable Baseball Stadiums By WalkScore Riverwest 24 Hour Bike Race By Dave Schlabowske East Village Studio Apartment by JPDA By Vectroave Train depots pegged to historic locations By Larry Sandler UWM agrees to put School of Public Health at Pabst site By Tom Daykin Reviving the post-industrial city without destroying it By Kaid Benfield Bike Share: A slice of Paris in Chicago By Mary Schmich MATC keeps current with the sun By Thomas Content Kohl advances funds for UWM water school By The Business Journal of Milwaukee Bike ridership up, accidents down By Max Loos

Friday Photos Friday, 06. August 2010

Friday Photos Friday, 06. August 2010

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Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 2. August 2010

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 2. August 2010

Kohl advances funds for UWM water school By The Business Journal of Milwaukee Bike ridership up, accidents down By Max Loos Downtown Gyms Getting in Shape By Doris Hajewski Bradley Center Scoreboard Removal By Andrew Wagner LaHood to next governor – “This train will not be stopped” By Patti Wenzel High-speed trains pick up more federal money By Justin Kern High-speed rail to connect Madison and Milwaukee, but Watertown’s access may be the real story By Ray LaHood County façade inspections could cost $700,000 By Steve Schultze State receives $46.5M for rail project By The Business Journal of Milwaukee The art of conservation via Watershed Milwaukee By Kelly Gehringer Donovan owes TRUE Skool an apology By Mary Louise Schumacher Transportation secretary to make high-speed rail announcement during visit By Larry Sandler Will donated federal land lead to airport expansion? By Matt Hrodey Urban Connectivity By Yuri Artibise Milwaukee River plan makes progress By Tom Tolan Milwaukee’s streetcar system the most partisan? By Steve Schuster # Pedaling around with Cream City Rickshaw By # Andy Tisdel The Food Truck Economy By Katie Robbins Commuting Market Share Is the Wrong Way to Judge Transit By Aaron M. Renn

Upcoming Events for the Week of August 2nd, 2010

Upcoming Events for the Week of August 2nd, 2010

Urban Milwaukee’s Upcoming Events & Meetings Calendar should help you keep up to date on important events effecting our neighborhoods, the City of Milwaukee, and our region. August 2, 2010 2011 Preliminary Budget Hearing August 2, 2010 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm The City of Milwaukee will hold a 2011 Preliminary Budget Hearing to ensure the 2011 City of Milwaukee Budget addresses the needs of our community. Mayor Tom Barrett, Finance and Personnel Committee Chair, Alderman Michael J. Murphy, Budget Director Mark Nicolini and budget staff will provide information regarding the budget planning process and give […]

Friday Photos Friday, 30. July 2010

Friday Photos Friday, 30. July 2010

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Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 26. July 2010

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 26. July 2010

The Godfather of Parking By John Van Horn County still has no economic development director By Steve Jagler Parking garage at former Pabst brewery wins LEED gold rating By Tom Daykin UWM School of Freshwater Sciences awarded $525,000 grant By John Schmid Hank Aaron State Trail losing its smokestack landmarks, gaining others By Tom Held High-speed rail memo for GOP candidates for governor By Robert Bauman UWM’s request for Tosa financing goes to Plan Commission in August By Tom Daykin U.S. Senate to consider grant for UWM Freshwater Sciences building By Tom Daykin ‘American Idol’ fans: Don’t idle on Park East land, or you’ll get fined By Tom Daykin (Illinois) High-speed rail work to begin in September By Bruce Rushton Google Buys 20 Years’ Worth Of Wind Energy To Power Data Centers By Bianca Bosker Streetcars on track for Minneapolis By Danielle Nordine The battle over “Raw Love” By ThirdCoast Digest Supervisors target O’Donnell investigation By Bill Clements Drivers on Interstate 5 could face paying a ‘corridor toll’ By Joseph Rose Bel Air Cantina coming to former Good Life space By OnMilwaukee.com 2nd Street Update By Historic Walkers Point Association County may extend Park East land sale By The Business Journal of Milwaukee Bronzeville office project wins council committee funding approval By Tom Daykin Milwaukee-to-Madison rail subject of July 22 meeting By OnMilwaukee.com Park East office, cinema developer hopes to soon land anchor tenant By Tom Daykin California company to move to Milwaukee with Badger Meter seed money By BizTimes Daily Kohl seeks $5 million for UWM Water Policy Center By BizTimes Daily Streetcar is sound strategy, not silly frill By The Charlotte Observer Ride On: The Milwaukee Bike Plan By Erin Petersen UWM Tosa development plan delayed as city considers financing By Tom Daykin Gearing up for the Riverwest 24 By Erin Petersen In Singapore, Milwaukee water industry has a role model By John Schmid Company Picks Milwaukee As Manufacturing Location By wisn.com Exploring Cities By Rob Pitingolo High speed rail is focus of brown bag lunch meeting July 22 at Public Market By Robert Bauman Some believe sales tax is way to go to boost transit systems By Joe Potente Milwaukee – A Walker’s Paradise By Andrew Knee

Upcoming Events for the Week of July 26th, 2010

Upcoming Events for the Week of July 26th, 2010

Urban Milwaukee’s Upcoming Events & Meetings Calendar should help you keep up to date on important events effecting our neighborhoods, the City of Milwaukee, and our region. July 27, 2010 Common Council Meeting July 27, 2010 9:00 am City Hall 200 East Wells St. Common Council Chambers Milwaukee, WI 53202 […] Blue Sky Sustainability Lunch July 27, 2010 12:00 pm Inspired by the success of Green Drinks Milwaukee. The idea is to get folks together to talk about sustainability, to network and build momentum for the sea change in sustainable consciousness that is on its way!Buy your own lunch and/or beverages, and get in there and meet people! No RSVP necessary and feel free to […] July 29, 2010 Milwaukee County: Committee of the Whole July 29, 2010 8:30 am Some matters coming before the County Board have a significant policy impact or a unique set of circumstances which overlap specific committee jurisdiction. One example is the closing of a major county facility. On such occasions, the Committee of the Whole will meet at the call of the County Board Chairman. All 19 supervisors are […] July 30, 2010 Riverwest 24 July 30, 2010 to July 31, 2010 Riverwest 24 is a community event that has as its goal to build our neighborhood. By encouraging bikers and spectators to come out for a full day we hope to show off Milwaukee’s Riverwest neighborhood and encourage biking in an urban environment.Through this exercise in stamina, team work and merriment we hope to build an […]

Friday Photos Friday, 23. July 2010

Friday Photos Friday, 23. July 2010

Sinkhole Repair at North and Oakland Midwest High Speed Rail Meeting Urban Ecology Center Parking Lot Latitude Latitude

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 19. July 2010

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 19. July 2010

Company Picks Milwaukee As Manufacturing Location By wisn.com Exploring Cities By Rob Pitingolo High speed rail is focus of brown bag lunch meeting July 22 at Public Market By Robert Bauman Some believe sales tax is way to go to boost transit systems By Joe Potente Milwaukee – A Walker’s Paradise By Andrew Knee In a New Decade, During a New Recession, Cities are Going Back to Public Transit By Zach Mortice APM: Some cities want fewer roadways, not more By amrosell LEED statistics show green is growing in Wisconsin By Scott Carlson Urban farm in Racine is no fish tale By Karen Herzog Water technology company plans Milwaukee plant By Sean Ryan Minority businesses take off By Matt Hrodey Friday, July 16, 2010 Tosa TIF For UMW County Grounds Project Raising Concerns Internally By James Rowen Rail and BRT: Complements, Not Substitutes By Matthew Yglesias McGinn wants you to bike, walk and ride By Seattle PI Redevelopment authority approves bonds for Ambassador expansion By The Business Journal of Milwaukee SOHI District Interviews CDGA Director Steve Mahan By Keith Stanley Park East developer seeks extension on land purchase Read more: Park East developer seeks extension on land purchase – The Business Journal of Milwaukee By Sean Ryan Milwaukee County Buses Going Green By wisn.com The return of bed bugs By Matt Hrodey Watch for Falling Infrastructure: The Benefits of Freeway Rollback Covered in the NY Times (Quotes CNU) By Stephen Filmanowicz Bronzeville office project seeks $171,000 city loan By Tom Daykin Tasty Treat #2: Raised Bike Lanes By Dave Schlabowske JetBlue chief says airlines, high-speed rail can coexist By Mike Aldax Ambassador Hotel plans expansion By Sean Ryan Mixed-Use Downtown Development Puts Standard Malls’ Tax Yield to Shame By Mary Newsom “Safe Streets, Healthy Kids”: Safe Routes To School By Adam Carr Talgo project rolls on despite rail debate By Scott Carlson New Clean Diesel MCTS Bus Arrives in Milwaukee By launchmilwaukee.com City unveils new bike plan: 125 miles of lanes and 47 miles of boulevards By Tom Held Ambassador Hotel plans $25 million expansion By BizTimes Daily Milwaukee Bike Plan: The Big Picture By Dave Schlabowske Suburban Surrender: New Berlin Kills Affordable Housing Plan By James Rowen Tasty Treats from the Draft Milwaukee Bike Plan By Dave Schlabowske The East Side’s parking nightmare By Jackie Dreyer Gardens to lose hydrant water By Karen Herzog and Tom Tolan Wisconsin candidates’ cost-cutting plans don’t add up By Jason Stein

Upcoming Events for the Week of July 19th, 2010

Upcoming Events for the Week of July 19th, 2010

Urban Milwaukee’s Upcoming Events & Meetings Calendar should help you keep up to date on important events effecting our neighborhoods, the City of Milwaukee, and our region. July 19, 2010 Water Summit IV: Blue Footprint July 19, 2010 7:30 am to 4:00 pm In a blink of an eye the United States has turned its attention to the carbon footprint – the measure of our individual and collective impact on the environment. From electricity to heating to transportation we now have a number on how much carbon dioxide we produce. Should there not be parallel growth […] Milwaukee County: Committee on Economic and Community Development July 19, 2010 9:00 am The Milwaukee County Committee on Economic & Community Development oversees the administration of federal, state and local housing programs in the county, including the Urban Community Development Block Grant Program. Matters pertaining to economic development of Milwaukee County, including the best disposition of county properties, are decided by this Committee. It also makes decisions on […] Community & Economic Development Committee Meeting July 19, 2010 9:00 am The Community and Economic Development Committee hears matters relating to community development, block grants, job development, business improvement districts, city public relations, industrial land banks and revenue bonds, emerging business enterprises, recreation, cultural arts and the library system. The Community and Economic Development Committee meetings start at 9:00 a.m. and are held in the Room 301-B, […] Historic Preservation Commission Meeting July 19, 2010 4:00 pm The Milwaukee Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) administers Milwaukee’s historic preservation ordinance, adopted in 1981, which provides certain kinds of legal protection for buildings or sites that have been declared historic by the Common Council. The HPC is responsible for designating historic landmarks and historic districts and for approving Certificates of Appropriateness (COAs) for permission to […] July 20, 2010 Milwaukee County: Committee on Parks, Energy and Environment Meeting July 20, 2010 9:00 am All matters concerning county parks and parkways are the responsibility of this Committee. Members set policy for the parks department, organized recreation, cultural activities, the University Extension program, the Environmental Services Division of the Department of Public Works and Zoo park services. Members have jurisdiction over matters concerning the conservation of all uses of energy […] Zoning, Neighborhoods & Development Committee Meeting July 20, 2010 9:00 am The Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee reviews issues relating to city development, zoning, historic preservation, incremental tax financing, building codes and housing projects. The Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee meetings start at 9:00 a.m. and are held in the Room 301-B, City Hall, unless otherwise noted.[…] July 22, 2010 Midwest High Speed Rail Association – Brown Bag Lunch July 22, 2010 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm This will be a casual event to discuss the future of high-speed rail in the Midwest. Bring your own lunch. The event is free, but please consider a $5.00 donation at the door. Please let us know that you are coming. Where: Milwaukee Public Market 400 N. Water Street Milwaukee, WI […]

Friday Photos Friday, 16. July 2010

Friday Photos Friday, 16. July 2010

St. John's on the Lake St. John's Expansion Latitude Construction Latitude Balconies Latitude Across Farwell

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 12. July 2010

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 12. July 2010

Wisconsin candidates’ cost-cutting plans don’t add up By Jason Stein Rail advocates tout regionalism in economic talks By Caley Clinton Robbing rail to pay Hoan is a bridge to nowhere By Joe Yovino Gas taxes give us a break at the pump By Dennis Cauchon Resolution aims to bring campaign finance reports out of the Courthouse basement By Madison Wisconsin Amtrak station Q and A with Governor Doyle and Mayor Cieslewicz By Midwest High Speed Rail Bill Introduced in Senate Cleans Up Waterways, Boosts Water Supplies & Greens Cities Nationwide By Rebecca Hammer Wisconsin could spend up to $100M on rail line this year By The Business Journal of Milwaukee Finally, Bike Branding Moves Beyond Hipster Ghetto By Suzanne LaBarre Solar panel firm opens in the Menomonee Valley By Thomas Content DIY: Build a Bicycle Friendly Community By Dave Schlabowske Plan is a good start By Michael Sears Developers are getting tax breaks on agriculture land in urban areas By Patrick Marley Will city shut off water for urban gardens? By Matt Hrodey Apartment rents rise, industrial vacancies drop, office vacancies increase By Tom Daykin Stalled downtown Staybridge project gets “short sale” offer By Tom Daykin # Downtown development plans seek connections By Patti Wenzel A Desire for More Streetcars By Tod Newcombe A Chicago solution: Think big By Dan Egan Don’t park on my Lakefront! By Matt Hrodey A river’s reckoning By Dan Egan Waukesha mayor continues opposition to lake water By Don Behm State sustainability rankings demonstrate Wisconsin industry is embracing change By Tom Still Kinnickinnic River ripe for rebirth By John Gurda Bicycle Highways By Tom Vanderbilt WHEDA, City of Milwaukee, United Christian Church, Star United Townhomes and local officials celebrate United Townhomes grand opening By milwaukeecourieronline.com

Upcoming Events for the Week of July 12th, 2010

Upcoming Events for the Week of July 12th, 2010

Urban Milwaukee’s Upcoming Events & Meetings Calendar should help you keep up to date on important events effecting our neighborhoods, the City of Milwaukee, and our region. July 12, 2010 City Plan Commission Meeting July 12, 2010 1:30 pm The City Plan Commission (CPC) is the City’s official planning body established under State statute and is responsible for master planning activities. The CPC advises the Common Council on a variety of land development issues including zoning map changes, revisions in the zoning ordinance, subdivision approvals, business improvement districts, street and alley vacations, public land […] July 14, 2010 Milwaukee County: Committee on Transporation, Public Works and Transit July 14, 2010 9:00 am The mission of the Department of Public Works, including the construction and maintenance of county highways, bridges and public structures are the responsibility of this Committee. Members discuss all matters pertaining to the policy of mass transit and the Milwaukee County Transit System, including fares, service routes and capital improvements. The Committee discusses all matters […]

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 5. July 2010

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 5. July 2010

Bicycle Highways By Tom Vanderbilt WHEDA, City of Milwaukee, United Christian Church, Star United Townhomes and local officials celebrate United Townhomes grand opening By milwaukeecourieronline.com Groundbreaking for Veterans Manor By milwaukeecourieronline.com Sweet Water urban farm expanding By Michael Timm School of Freshwater Sciences By Jeff Plale High-speed depot pressures Madison planners By Paul Snyder Wisconsin Lutheran to acquire Milwaukee’s Finney Library By BizTimes Daily State picks downtown Madison site for high-speed rail station By BizTimes Daily State DOA building planned for Madison high-speed rail stop By Jason Stein Downtown plan unveiled to public By Stacy Vogel Davis NeighborGoods Extends The Sharing Of Actual Things To The National Level By MG Siegler My favorite Milwaukee landmarks By Andrew Wagner The Death of Green By Kurt Chandler Art Institute of Wisconsin opens Oct. 4 By OnMilwaukee.com Associated Banc-Corp leases another 25,000 square feet at Plaza East By Eric Decker Von Briesen CEO says firm will probably relocate By Andrew Weiland St. Louis Metro restores service after voters approve transit tax By Progressive Railroading More Evidence of Kids in Downtown Neighborhoods By Ben Welle Detroit: The Return of the Repressed (Bicycling Culture) By Chris Carlsoon New downtown plan proposes redevelopment of bus transit center site By Real Estate Weekly City crafts a new plan for downtown By Tom Daykin There’s No Such Thing as Free Parking By Tom Vanderbilt Milwaukee’s living roofs By milwaukeenewsbuzz.com More MacArthur Square panels targeted By Larry Sandler Developer plans to build student housing complex near Marquette By Tom Daykin Selling Bike-Ped Infrastructure: Vancouver Shows How It’s Done By Brad Aaron 10 principles for livable transportation, by Jan Gehl & Walter Hook By Kaid Benfield Group says high-speed rail will add 9,000 jobs in Wisconsin By Ilissa Gilmore Scardey Cats and Supermodels Should Ride Bikes By Dave Schlabowske State announces affordable housing tax credit recipients By Real Estate Weekly Druml buys two properties for Haymarket Square development By Real Estate Weekly Buffalo, You Are Not Alone By Buffalo Rising City of Milwaukee adds 7,159 residents since 2000 By BizTimes Daily How To: Build a Better Block By Allison Arieff Milwaukee River PCB cleanup delayed By Matt Hrodey Lawsuit looms over lakefront lot expansion By Sean Ryan Study: Sprawling cities experience hotter summer temperatures By Samantha Cossick Wauwatosa Taxpayers, Through TIF, Will Finance Part of UWM’s Engineering/Innovation Campus By James Rowen

Friday Photos Friday, 02. July 2010

Friday Photos Friday, 02. July 2010

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Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 28. June 2010

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 28. June 2010

Lawsuit looms over lakefront lot expansion By Sean Ryan Study: Sprawling cities experience hotter summer temperatures By Samantha Cossick Wauwatosa Taxpayers, Through TIF, Will Finance Part of UWM’s Engineering/Innovation Campus By James Rowen Lake Park waterfall to be dedicated Saturday By OnMilwaukee.com Developer pursuing Park East apartments despite setback By Tom Daykin LGBT Center moving to larger office space at Blatz complex By Tom Daykin Board votes to boost Milwaukee County hotel tax By Don Walker Asian carp found near shore of Lake Michigan By Dan Egan Popularity of walking, bicycling for transportation soars By Kaid Benfield Tall is Beautiful By Josh Harkinson

Upcoming Events for the Week of June 28th, 2010

Upcoming Events for the Week of June 28th, 2010

Urban Milwaukee’s Upcoming Events & Meetings Calendar should help you keep up to date on important events effecting our neighborhoods, the City of Milwaukee, and our region. June 28, 2010 Community & Economic Development Committee Meeting June 28, 2010 9:00 am The Community and Economic Development Committee hears matters relating to community development, block grants, job development, business improvement districts, city public relations, industrial land banks and revenue bonds, emerging business enterprises, recreation, cultural arts and the library system. The Community and Economic Development Committee meetings start at 9:00 a.m. and are held in the Room 301-B, […] Common Council Meeting June 28, 2010 1:15 pm City Hall 200 East Wells St. Common Council Chambers Milwaukee, WI 53202[…] June 29, 2010 Zoning, Neighborhoods & Development Committee Meeting June 29, 2010 9:00 am The Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee reviews issues relating to city development, zoning, historic preservation, incremental tax financing, building codes and housing projects. The Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee meetings start at 9:00 a.m. and are held in the Room 301-B, City Hall, unless otherwise noted.[…] June 30, 2010 Downtown Area Plan Public Open House June 30, 2010 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Residents are invited to attend an Open House for the Downtown Area Plan. The plan is an update to the 1999 Downtown Plan and will layout land use recommendations and an overall vision for the continued growth of Milwaukee’s Downtown. Where: City Hall – 3rd Floor, Room 301 200 E. Wells Street When: Wednesday, June 30th, […]

Friday Photos Friday, 25. June 2010

Friday Photos Friday, 25. June 2010

Latitude Construction Farwell Avenue Streetwall Brick Installation Latitude Construction One-Way to Two-Way

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 21. June 2010

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 21. June 2010

Apartments planned for Commerce St. riverfront likely getting tax credits By Tom Daykin Tower Automotive site, Art Museum to be used in “Transformers 3” scenes By Tom Daykin Glorioso grocery plans get heat By Milwaukee News Buzz Erie Street Plaza gets aspens instead of bamboo By Mary Louise Schumacher New report shows biking and walking gains By Ray LaHood Elections loom large for high-speed rail project By Paul Snyder High-Speed Rail Will Spur Growth in Hub Cities, Says Mayors Report By Gayathri Vaidyanathan Does Milwaukee have enough college graduates to thrive? By Rick Romell Brady St. retail center sold to Chicago developer for $6.4 million By Tom Daykin Helios signs lease at Menomonee Valley building By Tom Daykin Work deadline again extended for Park East apartments proposal By Tom Daykin By the numbers: Marquette University tops in Bike to Work Week By Tom Held Driving Makes You Fat, Urban Sprawl Bankrupts You, Other Life-Saving New Urbanist Epiphanies By Greg Lindsay As ‘affordable housing’ projects begin to multiply, so do divisions By Tom Daykin Water school project tests university budget By Sean Ryan

Upcoming Events for the Week of June 21st, 2010

Upcoming Events for the Week of June 21st, 2010

Urban Milwaukee’s Upcoming Events & Meetings Calendar should help you keep up to date on important events effecting our neighborhoods, the City of Milwaukee, and our region. June 22, 2010 Blue Sky Sustainability Lunch June 22, 2010 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Inspired by the success of Green Drinks Milwaukee. The idea is to get folks together to talk about sustainability, to network and build momentum for the sea change in sustainable consciousness that is on its way! Buy your own lunch and/or beverages, and get in there and meet people! No RSVP necessary and feel free to […] June 23, 2010 Public Works Committee Meeting June 23, 2010 9:00 am The Public Works Committee is responsible for physical services provided by the city such as street and alley maintenance, waste collection, disposal and recycling, sewer, water and flood control projects, assessments, public buildings, land and waterways. Public Works Committee meetings start at 9:00 a.m. and are held in the Room 301-B, City Hall, unless otherwise noted.[…] June 24, 2010 Public Safety Committee Meeting June 24, 2010 9:00 am The Public Safety Committee is concerned with issues brought forth from the fire, police, health and neighborhood services departments as well as traffic control, emergency medical services and parking. It also licenses alarm businesses and public passenger vehicles and drivers.[…]

Friday Photos Friday, 18. June 2010

Friday Photos Friday, 18. June 2010

Locust St. Festival UrbanMilwaukee.com Happy Hour Denis Sullivan Gathering Waters Festival Lakeshore State Park

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 14. June 2010

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 14. June 2010

Water school project tests university budget By Sean Ryan WUWM: The Gathering Waters Festival By Tom Luljak How walkable is your neighborhood? By milwaukeenewsbuzz.com Waukesha forced to reveal water construction costs By Sean Ryan UWM students to pay new fee for basketball arena By Sharif Durhams Milwaukee County has most of area’s population growth, new figures suggest By Karen Herzog and Tom Tolan Area home sales up 27% in May By Bob Helbig The Evils of Subsidized Housing By Brian Peters 3rd Ward building, leasing space to Art Institute, wins OK for tax credits By Tom Daykin The Downtown population boom By Matt Hrodey Milwaukee County tries to lose excess buildings By Sean Ryan Transit system shortfall could prompt fare increases, service cuts By Steve Schultze Milwaukee alderman weighs in on New Berlin housing flap By Mike Johnson AFL-CIO says investment creates 322 Milwaukee jobs By The Business Journal of Milwaukee Knickerbocker building on east side proposes parking structure By Tom Daykin Potawatomi plans $29 million Milwaukee redevelopment By Sean Ryan 10 ways cities and towns can kick the offshore-oil habit By Jonathan Hiskes Kinnickinnic River reclaims banks By Tom Tolan Though slightly dampened, ride serves as a state of cycling exercise By Tom Held Take the Bike Lane This Week By Karen Cinpinski Biking by Numbers #2: Midwest soon to rule the cycling world By Dave Schlabowske Milwaukee neighborhood tries to change city zoning law By Sean Ryan Decision coming on tax credits to help Third Ward for-profit school By Tom Daykin Turning brown into green By Sarah J. Worthman Protecting Jobs From Flooding By MMSD Milwaukee-area jobs outlook among top in U.S. By John Schmid Milwaukee might beef up housing rehab, acquisition By Sean Ryan Workforce Housing Dealt Blow In New Berlin By James Rowen UPAF’s Ride for the Arts raises money By jsonline.com Could Bicycling Build Community By Susan Bence Milwaukee quarry, landfill reborn as Hartung Park By Tom Held and Tom Tolan Tight parking rules near Pabst project stir complaints By Tom Daykin Morning sun creates a near masterpiece for Miller Lite Ride for the Arts By Tom Held Street Eats By Karen Cinpinski

Upcoming Events for the Week of June 14th, 2010

Upcoming Events for the Week of June 14th, 2010

Urban Milwaukee’s Upcoming Events & Meetings Calendar should help you keep up to date on important events effecting our neighborhoods, the City of Milwaukee, and our region. June 14, 2010 Milwaukee County: Committee on Economic and Community Development June 14, 2010 9:00 am The Milwaukee County Committee on Economic & Community Development oversees the administration of federal, state and local housing programs in the county, including the Urban Community Development Block Grant Program. Matters pertaining to economic development of Milwaukee County, including the best disposition of county properties, are decided by this Committee. It also makes decisions on […] City Plan Commission Meeting June 14, 2010 1:30 pm The City Plan Commission (CPC) is the City’s official planning body established under State statute and is responsible for master planning activities. The CPC advises the Common Council on a variety of land development issues including zoning map changes, revisions in the zoning ordinance, subdivision approvals, business improvement districts, street and alley vacations, public land […] Historic Preservation Commission Meeting June 14, 2010 4:00 pm The Milwaukee Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) administers Milwaukee’s historic preservation ordinance, adopted in 1981, which provides certain kinds of legal protection for buildings or sites that have been declared historic by the Common Council. The HPC is responsible for designating historic landmarks and historic districts and for approving Certificates of Appropriateness (COAs) for permission to […] June 15, 2010 Milwaukee County: Committee on Parks, Energy and Environment Meeting June 15, 2010 9:00 am All matters concerning county parks and parkways are the responsibility of this Committee. Members set policy for the parks department, organized recreation, cultural activities, the University Extension program, the Environmental Services Division of the Department of Public Works and Zoo park services. Members have jurisdiction over matters concerning the conservation of all uses of energy […] Common Council Meeting June 15, 2010 9:00 am City Hall 200 East Wells St. Common Council Chambers Milwaukee, WI 53202[…] June 18, 2010 UrbanMilwaukee.com Happy Hour June 18, 2010 6:00 pm We’re throwing a party to celebrate our second full year of coverage, and we would love for you to join us. The fun starts at 6:00 p.m. Friday, June 18th at Taylor’s. Taylor’s is located at 795 N. Jefferson Street, just off the southwest corner of Cathedral Square. We’ll be there all night, so don’t worry […] June 19, 2010 Sizzlin Saturday Outdoor Market June 19, 2010 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Visit the Historic Third Ward on June 19 when over 40 merchants will sell antiques, art, clothing, jewelry, collectibles, fresh produce and more! Enjoy jazz by local musicians; a fashion show and a fun kids’ corner! Great food and fun! Location: Commission Row in the Historic Third Ward 300 N Broadway (between St. Paul and […]

Friday Photos Friday, 11. June 2010

Friday Photos Friday, 11. June 2010

UrbanMilwaukee.com Vists the Pedal Tavern Erie Street Plaza Lakeshore State Park Discovery World Denis Sullivan + Discovery World

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 7. June 2010

Weekly Bookmarks – Monday, 7. June 2010

Tight parking rules near Pabst project stir complaints By Tom Daykin Morning sun creates a near masterpiece for Miller Lite Ride for the Arts By Tom Held Street Eats By Karen Cinpinski Parking lots to parks: Designing livable cities By Lester Brown Alderman says UWM’s new developments will boost Walker’s Point By mkepoliticsweekly KRM rolls closer to construction money By Sean Ryan Kinnickinnic River widening forces residents to move By Don Behm UW-Milwaukee targets two sites for water school By Sean Ryan Miles Driven for Shopping Continues to Climb, But Pace Slows By Stacy Mitchell Park Lafayette moves closer to sale; foreclosure suit to be dropped By Tom Daykin UWM will develop 2 sites for School of Freshwater Sciences By BizTimes Daily Historic streetcar stops destined for Hank Aaron State Trail By Tom Held Bike to Work Week By Jordan Lee UWM names 2 sites for School of Freshwater Sciences Read more: UWM names 2 sites for School of Freshwater Sciences By The Business Journal of Milwaukee UWM Water School plan includes privately funded building By Tom Daykin Support for UWM on-campus arena By Don Walker UWM Water School announcement coming Thursday By Tom Daykin Columbia St. Mary’s hospital to add second green roof By The Business Journal of Milwaukee High-speed rail advocates want more By Steve Jagler Flood mitigation project will allow future expansion of Falk plant By BizTimes Youth Taking the Exit Ramp? By deathbycar.info Waukesha mayor demands information on changes to lake water application By Don Behm UPAF’s Ride for the Arts gets new starting point By Cailley Hammel Rail ideas await their fate in Milwaukee By Larry Sandler Watershed benefits of smart growth duplicate transportation benefits, according to recent research By Kaid Benfield Think bigger By jsonline.com Poverty moves to the suburbs By Matt Hrodey Person of the Day: Ryan Lloyd – Owner, Pedal Tavern By Angela Damiani “The Neighborhood Project”: Havenwoods | The Milwaukee Asian Market By Adam Carr Townhomes funded by Recovery Act to begin construction By milwaukeecourieronline.com Ohio’s Third Frontier may offer a model for economic development By jsonline.com City’s land-use strategies determine its success By Rocky Marcoux

Upcoming Events for the Week of June 7th, 2010

Upcoming Events for the Week of June 7th, 2010

Urban Milwaukee’s Upcoming Events & Meetings Calendar should help you keep up to date on important events effecting our neighborhoods, the City of Milwaukee, and our region. June 7, 2010 Community & Economic Development Committee Meeting June 7, 2010 9:00 am The Community and Economic Development Committee hears matters relating to community development, block grants, job development, business improvement districts, city public relations, industrial land banks and revenue bonds, emerging business enterprises, recreation, cultural arts and the library system. The Community and Economic Development Committee meetings start at 9:00 a.m. and are held in the Room 301-B, […] June 8, 2010 Zoning, Neighborhoods & Development Committee Meeting June 8, 2010 9:00 am The Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee reviews issues relating to city development, zoning, historic preservation, incremental tax financing, building codes and housing projects. The Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee meetings start at 9:00 a.m. and are held in the Room 301-B, City Hall, unless otherwise noted.[…] June 9, 2010 Milwaukee County: Committee on Transporation, Public Works and Transit June 9, 2010 9:00 am The mission of the Department of Public Works, including the construction and maintenance of county highways, bridges and public structures are the responsibility of this Committee. Members discuss all matters pertaining to the policy of mass transit and the Milwaukee County Transit System, including fares, service routes and capital improvements. The Committee discusses all matters […] June 12, 2010 Gathering Waters Festival June 12, 2010 11:00 am to 7:00 pm Lakeshore State Park June 12, 2010 – 11am to 7pm A National Get Outdoors Day Event Off the freshwater coast of Summerfest and Discovery World FREE Event Including: REI Paddle Sports Demos for Canoeing & Kayaking DNR FIsh and Fly Fishing Clinics – We Supply the Poles Bike Village Boat and Bike Rides Kite Flying Wellness, Freshwater and Energy Exhibits Healthy Lawn and Garden Demos Park Passport […]

Upcoming Events for the Week of May 31st, 2010

Upcoming Events for the Week of May 31st, 2010

Urban Milwaukee’s Upcoming Events & Meetings Calendar should help you keep up to date on important events effecting our neighborhoods, the City of Milwaukee, and our region. June 3, 2010 Public Works Committee Meeting June 3, 2010 9:00 am The Public Works Committee is responsible for physical services provided by the city such as street and alley maintenance, waste collection, disposal and recycling, sewer, water and flood control projects, assessments, public buildings, land and waterways. Public Works Committee meetings start at 9:00 a.m. and are held in the Room 301-B, City […] June 4, 2010 Public Safety Committee Meeting June 4, 2010 9:00 am The Public Safety Committee is concerned with issues brought forth from the fire, police, health and neighborhood services departments as well as traffic control, emergency medical services and parking. It also licenses alarm businesses and public passenger vehicles and drivers.[…]

Upcoming Events for the Week of May 24th, 2010

Upcoming Events for the Week of May 24th, 2010

Urban Milwaukee’s Upcoming Events & Meetings Calendar should help you keep up to date on important events effecting our neighborhoods, the City of Milwaukee, and our region. May 24, 2010 City Plan Commission Meeting May 24, 2010 1:30 pm The City Plan Commission (CPC) is the City’s official planning body established under State statute and is responsible for master planning activities. The CPC advises the Common Council on a variety of land development issues including zoning map changes, revisions in the zoning ordinance, subdivision approvals, business improvement districts, street and alley vacations, public land […] Zoning, Neighborhoods & Development Committee Meeting May 24, 2010 2:00 pm The Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee reviews issues relating to city development, zoning, historic preservation, incremental tax financing, building codes and housing projects. The Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee meetings start at 9:00 a.m. and are held in the Room 301-B, City Hall, unless otherwise noted.[…] May 25, 2010 Common Council Meeting May 25, 2010 9:00 am City Hall 200 East Wells St. Common Council Chambers Milwaukee, WI 53202[…] Blue Sky Sustainability Lunch May 25, 2010 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Inspired by the success of Green Drinks Milwaukee. The idea is to get folks together to talk about sustainability, to network and build momentum for the sea change in sustainable consciousness that is on its way! Buy your own lunch and/or beverages, and get in there and meet people! No RSVP necessary and feel free to […]