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Bublr Bikes at Discovery World
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    500 N. Harbor Dr.
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Northwestern Mutual Furthers Its Commitment to Milwaukee with More Than $700,000 in Grants to Area Cultural Attractions
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Discovery World Plans Major Investments on Milwaukee’s Lakefront

The first phase of the project features a 10,000 square foot expansion that will be located on Discovery World’s north lawn.

​M​adisen Maher Architects announces three ASID Wisconsin Awards for Historic Restoration and Office/Corporate
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​M​adisen Maher Architects announces three ASID Wisconsin Awards for Historic Restoration and Office/Corporate

American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) advances the interior design profession and communicates the impact of design on the human experience.

Learn to Love Your Great Lakes with Discovery World and Fund for Lake Michigan
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Learn to Love Your Great Lakes with Discovery World and Fund for Lake Michigan

Family-friendly event features fun and interactive educational experiences aimed at introducing our community’s connection to fresh water through local organizations.

Plenty of Horne: New Summerfest Name, New Amphitheater
Plenty of Horne

New Summerfest Name, New Amphitheater

American Family gets naming rights to Summerfest, helps pay for amphitheater.

Bublr Bikes Names Veteran Non-Profit Leader Sally Sheperdson as New Executive Director
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Bublr Bikes Names Veteran Non-Profit Leader Sally Sheperdson as New Executive Director

Operations Director James Davies Promoted to Senior Director of Operations and Planning

M-WERC Hosts December Member Meeting
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M-WERC Hosts December Member Meeting

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NEWaukeean of the Week: Martin Moore
NEWaukeean of the Week

Martin Moore

"Milwaukee is not just downtown."

City Launches Effort To Combat Violence

City Launches Effort To Combat Violence

100 attendees from across spectrum of the community attend strategic planning session.

City of Milwaukee and Bublr Bikes Complete Installation of 10 New Bike Share Stations
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City of Milwaukee and Bublr Bikes Complete Installation of 10 New Bike Share Stations

Expansion continues into more Milwaukee neighborhoods

MPS, Bartolotta Restaurants gala event expands culinary arts education
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MPS, Bartolotta Restaurants gala event expands culinary arts education

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How to Strengthen City Neighborhoods

How to Strengthen City Neighborhoods

Social service leaders hope new partnerships lead to stronger neighborhoods.

Foundation continues Gifts to the Community with free admission to lakefront sites
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Foundation continues Gifts to the Community with free admission to lakefront sites

The Foundation’s Gifts to the Community are being presented this year in partnership with Fund for Lake Michigan.

Chef Chat: How Zach Espinosa Became a Master Chef
Chef Chat

How Zach Espinosa Became a Master Chef

The one-time history major gravitated to the “chaos and camaraderie” of the kitchen.

Joe Ewing volunteers in many roles on board ship
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Joe Ewing volunteers in many roles on board ship

“I came here because of the boat. I’ve stayed because of the people.”

Northwestern Mutual Annual Meeting Draws 10,000 to Milwaukee Venues
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Northwestern Mutual Annual Meeting Draws 10,000 to Milwaukee Venues

Annual event for Milwaukee-based financial security company to pump about $12.9 million into local economy

UWM Alumni Assocation to Honor More Than 20 Indivduals, Businesses
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UWM Alumni Assocation to Honor More Than 20 Indivduals, Businesses

The 22 individual recipients and one corporate partner were chosen for awards based on their outstanding professional achievements, civic involvement and partnerships with the university.

Weekly Happy Hour: Harbor House Is a Waterfront Wonder
Weekly Happy Hour

Harbor House Is a Waterfront Wonder

Great views, elegant atmosphere and 89-cent clams and oysters are hard to beat.

Menomonee Valley Partners announces new board leadership
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Menomonee Valley Partners announces new board leadership

"I am in awe of what has been accomplished, but we must sustain it and continue to grow," said Keyes.

Planning Ahead Offers Advantages When Attending Summerfest 2016
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Transportation Options and Other Tips to Plan Your Visit

House Confidential: Architect Jim Shields’ Home Is… Okay
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Architect Jim Shields’ Home Is… Okay

The city's best architect lives in a... solid East Side home. But those plaster cracks!

Summerfest Offers Fun Activities for the Whole Family
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Summerfest Offers Fun Activities for the Whole Family

Offering free or discounted admission each day of the festival, Summerfest is a budget-friendly opportunity for families to enjoy a day at Milwaukee’s lakefront.

City Streets: Lincoln Memorial Dr. Was Under Water
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Celebrate Kohl’s Family Day and Kohl’s Captivation Station at Summerfest 2016
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YP Week: Building a Safer Milwaukee
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Building a Safer Milwaukee

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In Public: Bucks Arena Design Is Anti-Urban
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Bucks Arena Design Is Anti-Urban

Its generic, well-mannered and probably won’t improve with “tweaks.”

County Executive Chris Abele Announces That Summerfest Will Join Milwaukee County’s Purple Heart Pass Program
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County Executive Chris Abele Announces That Summerfest Will Join Milwaukee County’s Purple Heart Pass Program

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Eyes on Milwaukee: MAM Offers To Buy O’Donnell Park, War Memorial
Eyes on Milwaukee

MAM Offers To Buy O’Donnell Park, War Memorial

County taxpayers will save at least $9 million in non-cash transaction.

Plenty of Horne: Behold The ECO Mayor
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Behold The ECO Mayor

Barrett touts green efforts, changes name of environmental sustainability office to ECO.

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Marcus Center Cast Into Limbo

Marcus Center Cast Into Limbo

No one seems to agree with Abele's plan to have it absorbed by sprawling Wisconsin Center District.

In Public: The Design Competition That Wasn’t
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The Design Competition That Wasn’t

Lakefront Gateway competition picked a team, not a design. So what will that mean for the lakefront?

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Wisconsin Center District postpones plans to take over Marcus Center
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November Gift to the Community provides access to final day of cultural celebration

Plenty of Horne: Conservation Voters Convene
Plenty of Horne

Conservation Voters Convene

Former congressmen Obey and Petri make a League of Conservation Voters fundraiser a stop on their bipartisan road trip.

Neighborhood House Welcomes Will Allen at Upcoming Gala
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Neighborhood House Welcomes Will Allen at Upcoming Gala

Community center celebrates 70 years with fundraiser and silent auction

Plenty of Horne: Lakefront Gateway Design Winner Named
Plenty of Horne

Lakefront Gateway Design Winner Named

Local firm Graef Selected for $23 million project to create a "beautiful" and "active" plaza.

Lakefront Gateway Plaza National Design Competition Culminates with the Selection of the Graef Team
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Water, Year-Round Activity Featured Among Ideas

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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces $14.2 Million in Federal Funding for Milwaukee Streetcar Lakefront Line

Baldwin Helped Secure TIGER Grant Investment from U.S. Department of Transportation

City Streets: Clybourn Was Once the City’s Main Street
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UWM Chancellor Mark Mone to be Inaugurated Oct. 2
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Greater Milwaukee Foundation announces free weekend at Discovery World, Oct. 3-4
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Greater Milwaukee Foundation announces free weekend at Discovery World, Oct. 3-4

All access, special activities await guests of the Foundation’s next Gift to the Community

500th Purple Heart Pass Issued
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500th Purple Heart Pass Issued

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Criticized as "unqualified" and a "patronage appointment," Vornholt has pleased even his critics.

Natty Nation at LIVE @ the Lakefront August 26th!
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Natty Nation at LIVE @ the Lakefront August 26th!

August 26th, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

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Everything you wanted to know about the city’s most entrepreneurial department.

In Public: Will Milwaukee Choose High Line’s Designer?
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Will Milwaukee Choose High Line’s Designer?

James Corner is one of four finalists to create $30 million lakefront bridge. It’s a great design.

In Public: The City’s $30 Million Design Project
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The City’s $30 Million Design Project

National competition for lakefront bridge could have huge impact, but city’s process raises questions.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Locations of Next 35 Bike Stations Announced
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Locations of Next 35 Bike Stations Announced

New Bublr stations will blanket East Side with other locations in 12 neighborhoods. Here is complete list.

Northwestern Mutual Annual Meeting Draws 10,000 to Milwaukee Venues
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Northwestern Mutual Annual Meeting Draws 10,000 to Milwaukee Venues

Annual event for Milwaukee-based financial security company to pump about $12.9 million into local economy

City Youth Jobs Program Fights Crime?

City Youth Jobs Program Fights Crime?

"The way you reduce crime is you employ people," says Ald. Russell Stamper.

Discovery World and Rockwell Automation Unveil Brand New Music Factory Exhibit
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Discovery World and Rockwell Automation Unveil Brand New Music Factory Exhibit

The Music Factory is designed to delight visitors of all ages and inspire children to explore careers in engineering and automation.

Milwaukee Trolley Loop adds vehicle and extends hours for July 3rd service
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Milwaukee Trolley Loop adds vehicle and extends hours for July 3rd service

Downtown service to assist in alleviating congestion during Summerfest and U.S. Bank Fireworks

Bublr Bikes Offers Summerfest-Goers New Transit Option
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Bublr Bikes Offers Summerfest-Goers New Transit Option

Summerfest attendees can use the Bublr station located in front of Discovery World.

Downtown’s summer trolley bells will toll again beginning June 4
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Downtown’s summer trolley bells will toll again beginning June 4

The service will run Thursdays through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., June 4 through Sept. 5.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Kelsey Ingle
NEWaukeean of the Week

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"What I love about Milwaukee is that it measures up to the global market."

Plats and Parcels: Plans Proceed to Enhance Lakefront
Plats and Parcels

Plans Proceed to Enhance Lakefront

An internationally unique visitors center announced for Lakeshore State Park. And the Lakefront Gateway Project proceeds.

Celebrating 45 Years of Service & Building Brighter Futures by Creating a College Culture
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Celebrating 45 Years of Service & Building Brighter Futures by Creating a College Culture

Anniversary Celebration will honor Friends of the Hispanic Community & Badger Mutual Wall of Fame Awardees and Commemorate Expanded Partnerships to Benefit Students

Planning and a Pint Series Takes on Lakefront Planning and Development
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Planning and a Pint Series Takes on Lakefront Planning and Development

Please join the Urban Planning and Public Administration Chapters of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Alumni Association onWednesday, January 21 at 6:00 p.m

Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Approves Milwaukee Streetcar
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Approves Milwaukee Streetcar

Mayor offers historic address to council committee on streetcar and it gains their approval. Only one person speaks in opposition.

Plenty of Horne: RACM Approves Tax Funding for Streetcar
Plenty of Horne

RACM Approves Tax Funding for Streetcar

The TIF funding approved will also pay for infrastructure for The Couture high-rise, whose architect promised it will "push the boundaries of urban design."

A big league city needs big league public transit options
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A big league city needs big league public transit options

Statement of Alderman Nik Kovac November 19, 2014

Murphy’s Law: The Tragedy of O’Donnell Park
Murphy’s Law

The Tragedy of O’Donnell Park

The proposed sale to NML suggests the city has yet to learn from its folly in building this eyesore.

Bublr Bikes Bring Convention Attendees and Visitors a New Way to Get Around Town
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Bublr Bikes Bring Convention Attendees and Visitors a New Way to Get Around Town

Milwaukee has rolled out its new Bublr Bikes bike share program.

Do You Want A Bike Station in Your Neighborhood?

Do You Want A Bike Station in Your Neighborhood?

Bublr Bikes is seeking input from community members on where to locate its new bike stations.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Bublr Bikes
NEWaukeean of the Week

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I’m Milwaukee’s bike share program!

Eyes on Milwaukee: “Bublr” Bike Share System Is Launched
Eyes on Milwaukee

“Bublr” Bike Share System Is Launched

The $3 million system is now installing 10 bike sharing stations and could expand to 100 stations and 1,000 bikes.

“ Bublr Bikes” To Hit Milwaukee Streets With 10 Inaugural Bike-­‐Share Stations
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“ Bublr Bikes” To Hit Milwaukee Streets With 10 Inaugural Bike-­‐Share Stations

Riders Can Bike From 10 Downtown Loca7ons In Next Few Weeks, In Advance of 2015 System Launch

Sherdian Park Centennial Celebration is Theme of Cudahy 4th of July Parade on Friday
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Sherdian Park Centennial Celebration is Theme of Cudahy 4th of July Parade on Friday

Re-dedication of Patrick Cudahy Statue to Follow

Greater Milwaukee Foundation invests nearly $30,000 toward Milwaukee area summer programs, activities
Press Release

Greater Milwaukee Foundation invests nearly $30,000 toward Milwaukee area summer programs, activities

The Greater Milwaukee Foundation awarded $29,800 in grants to area agencies

Mike Cudahy Steps Down as Co-Chair of Discovery World Board of Directors
Press Release

Mike Cudahy Steps Down as Co-Chair of Discovery World Board of Directors

Randy Crocker to serve as Board Chair.

Downtown trolleys begin summer loop Thursday
Press Release

Downtown trolleys begin summer loop Thursday

Milwaukee Trolley Loop – Thursdays through Saturdays, June 5 – September 6, 2014

Back in the News: JS Critic Likes New Art Museum Addition
Back in the News

JS Critic Likes New Art Museum Addition

Schumacher gives it thumbs up but big issues remain.

VISIT Milwaukee Celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week
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VISIT Milwaukee Celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week

With “Tour Your Town” Campaign and Annual Meeting

Point Fish Fry & A Flick Returns
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Point Fish Fry & A Flick Returns

Dates Announced

Downtown’s summer trolleys to ring again June 5
Press Release

Downtown’s summer trolleys to ring again June 5

Downtown Milwaukee’s trolley service, the Milwaukee Trolley Loop presented by VISIT Milwaukee, will roll out Thursday, June 5.

In Public: Why the Art Museum Addition Must Not Be Built
In Public

Why the Art Museum Addition Must Not Be Built

This could be the biggest architectural mistake Milwaukee has ever made.

Murphy’s Law: Top Architect Quit Project for Museum Addition
Murphy’s Law

Top Architect Quit Project for Museum Addition

Architect Jim Shields had falling out with Milwaukee Art Museum; new addition was designed by committee, not Shields.

All MPS K5 students to see their science curriculum come alive at a working farm
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All MPS K5 students to see their science curriculum come alive at a working farm

The grade-specific, highly-developed programs are aimed at engaging the senses and imaginations of students.

President Hines to vacate Common Council seat
Press Release

President Hines to vacate Common Council seat

Common Council President Willie L. Hines, Jr., who has served as Milwaukee’s 15th District Alderman since 1996 and Council president since 2004, announced today that he is resigning his seat on the Council effective tomorrow, February 1, 2014.

Transit system bidders will address Public Transportation Review Board
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Transit system bidders will address Public Transportation Review Board

Veolia, MV Transportation to make their pitches.

Bike-sharing program moves forward with committee approval
Press Release

Bike-sharing program moves forward with committee approval

A public bike-sharing system for the City of Milwaukee picked up the endorsement of a key Common Council committee on Wednesday.

House Confidential: John Gurda’s Home of History
House Confidential

John Gurda’s Home of History

Just one block north of the suburbs in Bay View, he's written most of his 19 books from this home base.

Bike Czar: Bikes Can’t Lose in Cities
Bike Czar

Bikes Can’t Lose in Cities

They're cheaper, require less spending by cities than on cars, and are often faster. Expect ever-more bicyclists in Milwaukee.

Midwest BikeShare installs Milwaukee’s first bike share kiosk.
Press Release

Midwest BikeShare installs Milwaukee’s first bike share kiosk.

This kiosk, funded with the support of the City of Milwaukee, local businesses, institutions and foundations, is the first of 24 kiosks that are scheduled to be installed throughout the City of Milwaukee.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bike Sharing and Permeable Pavement
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bike Sharing and Permeable Pavement

City committee approves spending $100,000 on bike sharing in Walker’s Point, and the MMSD will experiment with permeable pavement.

How to Go Green

How to Go Green

Expert panel at a Project Milwaukee conference agrees Wisconsin needs to improve, but disagreed as to how.

County Executive Abele Presents John Malan with Purple Heart Pass
Press Release

County Executive Abele Presents John Malan with Purple Heart Pass

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele will honor WTMJ-TV Meteorologist John Malan’s military service during the Marcus Center’s annual Flag Day celebration on Friday, June 14th.

Learning to Dig Archeology

Learning to Dig Archeology

A Discovery World program teaches students while excavating history in Bay View.

Downtown trolleys start engines tomorrow
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Downtown trolleys start engines tomorrow

Milwaukee Trolley Loop to operate Thursdays through Saturdays, May 23 – August 31, 2013

88Nine RadioMilwaukee Purchases Building in Fifth Ward for New Studio
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88Nine RadioMilwaukee Purchases Building in Fifth Ward for New Studio

Project Will Link Station to Community, Include New Studios, 100-­Seat Performance Space.

MPS debuts online schools catalog as enrollment is underway
Press Release

MPS debuts online schools catalog as enrollment is underway

District offers city’s greatest variety of high-quality schools – and programs exclusive to MPS

All 5,000 MPS 3rd-graders to experience part of science curriculum at Milwaukee Public Museum
Press Release

All 5,000 MPS 3rd-graders to experience part of science curriculum at Milwaukee Public Museum

Newest Learning Journey partnership to be announced Thursday morning

Veterans Receive Purple Heart Passes
Press Release

Veterans Receive Purple Heart Passes

Pass Benefits All Wisconsin Vets Injured in Service

Bradley Tech students to unveil Milwaukee Observatory in historic Walker’s Point
Press Release

Bradley Tech students to unveil Milwaukee Observatory in historic Walker’s Point

The Milwaukee Observatory will be open Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. 22 and Sunday, Sept. 23 from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Milwaukee’s East Side Hosts 12th Summer Soulstice Music Festival
Press Release

Milwaukee’s East Side Hosts 12th Summer Soulstice Music Festival

The East Side Business Improvement District is hosting its 12th annual Summer Soulstice Music Festival on Saturday, June 23 from noon to midnight on East North Avenue, between Prospect and Oakland.

Better Connecting the Lakefront to Downtown

Better Connecting the Lakefront to Downtown

There is no question that the connection between Milwaukee's lakefront and downtown is underwhelming. Despite the fact that they meet at Lincoln Memorial Drive, there is no grand connection between the two, which is unfortunate as the intersection of Lincoln Memorial Drive and Michigan Street is a gateway to the city.

Bike-sharing is coming to Milwaukee!

Bike-sharing is coming to Milwaukee!

Bike-sharing is coming to Milwaukee, or at least to Discovery World for a limited time. On Thursday June 23rd, from 11am-2pm, B-cycle, a partnership between Humana, Trek Bicycle and Crispin Porter + Bogusky, will be bringing their 5-bike, demonstration station to Discovery World.

The joy of food: Going home
The joy of food

Going home

On small farms and in oversized fish tanks, pioneers create a new sense of place - and of home.

A Postcard Location for UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences

A Postcard Location for UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences

It's certainly good that we value our parks, public places, and the lakefront, so a public debate over the appropriateness of placing UWM's School of Freshwater Sciences on Lake Michigan is worth having, but the downtown lakefront is the right location.

Plenty of Horne: Broydrick, Lobbyist for Disaster Preparedness Group Faces Own Disaster in D.C. Whore Scandal
Plenty of Horne

Broydrick, Lobbyist for Disaster Preparedness Group Faces Own Disaster in D.C. Whore Scandal

Bill Broydrick linked to the “Washington Madam.”

The Roundup: The Kerry Rally
The Roundup

The Kerry Rally

Senator John Kerry paid another visit to Milwaukee on Monday, August 2nd at a public rally in Pere Marquette Park. Gates to the park opened at 4:30 p.m. while the presidential candidate was still racing across Lake Michigan on the Lake Express ferry. Access to Kerry these days requires a thorough screening by security personnel, […]

The Roundup: Lavender, Black and Green
The Roundup

Lavender, Black and Green

The Green Party’s national convention will be in Milwaukee this week, with voting by delegates to be held on Saturday. The big question: will the outfit endorse Ralph Nader? This vexing question will put Milwaukee, however briefly, once again in the national spotlight. The party has endorsed the formation of several subgroups including the Black […]