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Gary Grunau

Gary Peter Grunau, president Grunau Company Incorporated.

He is the son of Son of Paul E. and Lenore G. (nee Anderson).

He and his wife Linda Lee (nee Larson) have three sons Paul William, Gary Daniel, John Wesley.

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Now Serving: Cheap Cheeseburgers All Week!
Now Serving

Cheap Cheeseburgers All Week!

Celebrating National Cheeseburger Day. Plus: more BBQ. And two new Crawdaddy's!

New Lease Brings Schlitz Park’s 800,000 Square Feet of Office Space to 100 Percent Occupancy
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New Lease Brings Schlitz Park’s 800,000 Square Feet of Office Space to 100 Percent Occupancy

National General Insurance to Move to Schlitz Park’s RiverCenter

Long-term Tenant iCare to Expand at Schlitz Park
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Long-term Tenant iCare to Expand at Schlitz Park

The iCare expansion is one of several existing and new leasing announcements Schlitz Park expects to make this summer.

Urban Milwaukee Wins 7 Press Club Awards

Urban Milwaukee Wins 7 Press Club Awards

6th straight year the publication is honored by state-wide journalism contest.

HSA Bank Expands at Schlitz Park and Extends Lease
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HSA Bank Expands at Schlitz Park and Extends Lease

HSA Bank is located on the second floor of Schlitz Park’s RiverCenter building.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Apartments Along Streetcar Route
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Apartments Along Streetcar Route

Developer buys mostly-vacant office building at 828 N. Broadway, plans redevelopment.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City to Host National Conference
Eyes on Milwaukee

City to Host National Conference

Officials want to show off solutions to urban blight at Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference.

Milwaukee NARI Honors GPS Education Partners with “Building Milwaukee” Award
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Milwaukee NARI Honors GPS Education Partners with “Building Milwaukee” Award

The “Building Milwaukee” Award was created to recognize efforts made by individuals and businesses who concentrate on improvements assisting in the growth or positive impact of our community.

Milwaukee’s Riverwalk Earns Prestigious International Award
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Milwaukee’s Riverwalk Earns Prestigious International Award

Urban Land Institute Names RiverWalk a Global Award of Excellence Winner

Milwaukee Downtown launches West Wisconsin Avenue audio walking tour
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Milwaukee Downtown launches West Wisconsin Avenue audio walking tour

12-block tour highlights public art and historical buildings along the Avenue

City Will Terminate Manpower Agreement

City Will Terminate Manpower Agreement

Grunau and Schiltz Park will sell Manpower building and repay city loans they owe.

Bublr Bikes Moving HQ, Maintenance Operation Into Shops of Grand Avenue
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Bublr Bikes Moving HQ, Maintenance Operation Into Shops of Grand Avenue

Move Kicks Off Grand Avenue Revitalization, Places Bublr at Center of Regional Network

Murphy’s Law: Why Rocky Marcoux Is In Trouble
Murphy’s Law

Why Rocky Marcoux Is In Trouble

New Common Council leaders want to ax the DCD leader. But why? Few will say.

Back in the News: More Suburban Firms Moving Downtown?

Contribution to Cavalier Johnson of $100

Back in the News: More Suburban Firms Moving Downtown?

Contribution to Russell W. Stamper, II of $100

Back in the News: More Suburban Firms Moving Downtown?

Contribution to Khalif Rainey of $250

Back in the News: More Suburban Firms Moving Downtown?
Back in the News

More Suburban Firms Moving Downtown?

It’s all about attracting millennials, new story suggests.

Former Milwaukee Mayor John Norquist, Venice Williams of Alice’s Garden and more to lead the 2015 Alverno Community Conference

Contribution to Jose G. Perez of $50

Former Milwaukee Mayor John Norquist, Venice Williams of Alice’s Garden and more to lead the 2015 Alverno Community Conference

Contribution to Willie Wade of $100

Former Milwaukee Mayor John Norquist, Venice Williams of Alice’s Garden and more to lead the 2015 Alverno Community Conference
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Former Milwaukee Mayor John Norquist, Venice Williams of Alice’s Garden and more to lead the 2015 Alverno Community Conference

This year’s theme, “A Tapestry of Sustainability,” features over 30 interactive sessions

Grunau plans $20 million in additions to downtown’s Schlitz Park

Contribution to Jose G. Perez of $100

Grunau plans $20 million in additions to downtown’s Schlitz Park
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Grunau plans $20 million in additions to downtown’s Schlitz Park

Schlitz Park plans $76 million mixed-use expansion over the next five years
Schlitz Park to undergo $76M in development over next 5 years
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Schlitz Park to undergo $76M in development over next 5 years

Plenty of Horne: We Want a New Arena!

Contribution to Nik Kovac of $144

Plenty of Horne: We Want a New Arena!
Plenty of Horne

We Want a New Arena!

Bradley Center rally organized by MMAC featured five speakers touting the benefits of building a taxpayer-subsidized NBA arena.

Friday Photos: Streetcar Signing Is Quite a Celebration

Contribution to Robert Bauman of $100

Friday Photos: Streetcar Signing Is Quite a Celebration

Contribution to Jose G. Perez of $150

Friday Photos: Streetcar Signing Is Quite a Celebration
Friday Photos

Streetcar Signing Is Quite a Celebration

The mayor, business leaders and pols toasted the streetcar in Cudahy's Irish Pub, with Michael Cudahy on hand.

Milwaukee Business Leaders Announce Support for Streetcar
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Milwaukee Business Leaders Announce Support for Streetcar

CEOs join other civic and non-profit leaders in urging Common Council to invest in Milwaukee’s future

Prominent Business and Civic Leaders Urge Support for Milwaukee Streetcar
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Prominent Business and Civic Leaders Urge Support for Milwaukee Streetcar

Open Letter in Support of The Milwaukee Streetcar

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Delays Streetcar Until January
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Delays Streetcar Until January

Minority of aldermen were able to use city charter provision to delay project for one month, but a majority seems poised to approve it.

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.

Milwaukee/NARI Home Improvement Council Honors Barry Mandel With the “Building Milwaukee” Award
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Milwaukee/NARI Home Improvement Council Honors Barry Mandel With the “Building Milwaukee” Award

The Milwaukee Chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI presented its annual “Building Milwaukee Award” to Barry Mandel.

Plenty of Horne: BMO Bank Chief Hails City’s Revival
Plenty of Horne

BMO Bank Chief Hails City’s Revival

The city's infrastructure has been transformed, and the regional economy is strong, he tells a meeting of business leaders.

Supervisor Gerry Broderick Says Proposed Sales Tax Should be Used for Parks and Transit
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Supervisor Gerry Broderick Says Proposed Sales Tax Should be Used for Parks and Transit

Says Gary Grunau’s Proposal for a .5% Sales Tax for Arena and Streetcar Ignores 2008 Referendum

Murphy’s Law: Lessons from the Public Market

Contribution to Robert Bauman of $100

Murphy’s Law: Lessons from the Public Market
Murphy’s Law

Lessons from the Public Market

Could its success provide a model for the Grand Avenue Mall?

Plenty of Horne: Millennials Drive Downtown Growth, GMC Told
Plenty of Horne

Millennials Drive Downtown Growth, GMC Told

Younger residents far more important than empty nesters in driving city growth, and urban areas are surpassing suburbs, speakers at conference note.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bike Share Launching in 2014
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bike Share Launching in 2014

Phase I of bike share program will have at least 28 stations and 250 bikes, thanks to a federal grant.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Milwaukee’s First Parklet!
Eyes on Milwaukee

Milwaukee’s First Parklet!

A global movement to turn parking spaces into public amenities has spread to the East Side, with a new, curbside dining patio.

Photo Gallery: A Very Pleasant Opening
Photo Gallery

A Very Pleasant Opening

Photos and gossip from the ceremonial opening of the Pleasant Street Bridge.

House Confidential: Herb Kohl’s Regency Condo
House Confidential

Herb Kohl’s Regency Condo

The former U.S. Senator (call him Herschel) is on the 27th floor of what was once the elite tower in town.

Plenty of Horne: Daglas Does Dallas
Plenty of Horne

Daglas Does Dallas

After a brief stay as Milwaukee Magazine editor, Cristina Daglas is off to become editor of D Magazine!

Murphy’s Law: Did Sue Black Pay Nothing to “Buy” Wave Team?
Murphy’s Law

Did Sue Black Pay Nothing to “Buy” Wave Team?

The Milwaukee Wave has been a money loser, which might explain why she paid little, and why she's under pressure to turn the team around.

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.

Murphy’s Law: The $74 Million Gamble
Murphy’s Law

The $74 Million Gamble

Can Milwaukee become a world water hub? It’s betting $74 million it can.

Power Play

Power Play

A city committee resists heavy lobbying and forestalls a special taxing district for Juneau Park and Cathedral Square.

Last Days for the Sydney Hih

Last Days for the Sydney Hih

Unless a savior comes along before July 6th, it truly will have been the last days for the Sydney Hih.

Murphy’s Law: Rocky Road
Murphy’s Law

Rocky Road

Some aldermen want to dump DCD head Rocky Marcoux, but Mayor Barrett disagrees.

Murphy’s Law: The Invisible Man
Murphy’s Law

The Invisible Man

The chief opponent of the art museum’s $25 million repair plan has stood by while the War Memorial rotted away.

John Norquist Milwaukee Tour – Congress for the New Urbanism

John Norquist Milwaukee Tour – Congress for the New Urbanism

One day before the start of the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) 19th annual conference in Madison, former Mayor and current CNU President & CEO John Norquist returned to Milwaukee with a number of his former deputies to offer a tour of many of the urban projects started during his tenure as mayor.

The Roundup: New Home for Lord?
The Roundup

New Home for Lord?

Lord has been looking at the old Lou Fritzel building with owner Peter J. Kondos.

The Roundup: No Challenge to Hill Papers
The Roundup

No Challenge to Hill Papers

But Halbrooks says Election Commission’s Extended Hours Helped Opponent

Murphy’s Law: Why Did Chief Jones Protect a Man With a Violent Record?
Murphy’s Law

Why Did Chief Jones Protect a Man With a Violent Record?

Earlier this week, Milwaukee Police Chief Jones used his power to protect Wendell Jones, the husband of County Supervisor Elizabeth Coggs-Jones.

Murphy’s Law: Why Businesses Are Attacking The State’s Freeway Plan
Murphy’s Law

Why Businesses Are Attacking The State’s Freeway Plan

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation's latest freeway project could "virtually suffocate downtown Milwaukee," a letter from the Downtown Business Improvement District complains.

Murphy’s Law: Antonio Riley’s Campaign Coffer Looks Mayoral
Murphy’s Law

Antonio Riley’s Campaign Coffer Looks Mayoral

News reports have made much of the money raised by Ald. Marvin Pratt and Ald. Tom Nardelli, speculating about their chances for mayor.

Murphy’s Law: Is the Plankinton Exit Worth $60 Million?
Murphy’s Law

Is the Plankinton Exit Worth $60 Million?

Some months ago the state Department of Transportation announced a plan for rebuilding the mammoth Marquette Interchange that did not include any exits or entrances at Plankinton Avenue

Movers, shakers back arena shift
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Movers, shakers back arena shift