Search Results for "Brady street"

UWM Dorm Site Faces Little Opposition

By - Sep 11th, 2008 03:43 pm

Last Thursday night, residents of Milwaukee’s lower east side gathered at Holy Rosary Church to discuss the final of three proposals selected by the UWM Real Estate Foundation. The meeting began much like the two previous had, with the developer (Phelan Development) making a presentation on the plan, followed by a short bit by the architect (Jim Shields in this case), and representatives from UWM talking over some basic logistics and facts. After which Vice Chancellor for University Relations and Communications Tom Luljak straps on his bullet proof vest, and questions from the audience are allowed.

Southwestern Chief

By - May 19th, 2008 02:52 pm

There is nothing finer than riding snug in the belly of Amtrak’s Southwest Chief as it slices a wedge near Ft. Madison, Iowa, crosses the glittering Mississippi, and begins its crawl through Illinois, where the land is mostly flat. The Chief, bound for Chicago, often gives way to freight trains, but that’s okay. It gives […]

What Gives?

By - Dec 1st, 2007 02:52 pm

By Kenya Evans, Brian Jacobson, April Jones & Amy Elliott DONATIONS One fairly obvious – and fabulously generous – gift that gives is a donation in someone else’s name. These unique organizations won’t leave your recipients snarling wicked holiday wishes under their breath. a. Ducks! Real, live ducks! $20 Heifer International – Who’d imagine […]

The Roundup: Drink for Free

By - Sep 13th, 2004 12:00 pm

One of the joys of electoral politics is that the polls eventually close on election day and then it is up to us to flock to the parties.

The Roundup: Shepherd Figure to Run Madison Paper

By - Jul 12th, 2004 12:00 pm

Capital Papers Puts up the Capital

The Roundup: Morales V Darling Race Set

By - Jul 5th, 2004 12:00 pm

Milwaukee School Board member Jennifer Morales has decided to challenge Alberta Darling and her hold on the 8th Senate District Seat.

The Roundup: My Campaign Blog

By - Feb 16th, 2004 08:00 am

Two hundred fifty bucks or a free press pass?

Al fresco dining: public art or urban eyesore?

By - Aug 1st, 2003 02:52 pm

By Raymond Johnson One of the happiest developments in recent years is the explosion of sidewalk seating at restaurants and cafés in Milwaukee. It signals a renewed commitment to public life, or at least as close as we are able to achieve it in an age in which we are always and everywhere shopping. It […]

Riverwest Rising

By - Aug 1st, 2003 02:52 pm

It’s hard to say where it started. The first “event” could be marked as the racist rally downtown last November. Add to it an undercurrent of widespread frustration stemming from innumerable social ills: a dismal economy; a confusing, seemingly interminable “war on terrorism”; continually decreasing funds for education; a less than successful attempt at welfare […]

Murphy’s Law: That’s Incredible – Why Marilyn’s Story Can’t Be Believed

By - Jun 8th, 2001 01:10 pm

I don’t claim to know who’s right in the vicious dispute between Marilyn Figueroa and John Norquist.