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Plenty of Horne: The Return of Peter Park
Plenty of Horne

The Return of Peter Park

Now a top consultant, the former city planner says Milwaukee's 20-year plan was done in a decade.

Plenty of Horne: Transit Expansion Urged

Contribution to Cavalier Johnson of $25

Plenty of Horne: Transit Expansion Urged
Plenty of Horne

Transit Expansion Urged

Milwaukee is far behind other cities, which will make it harder to attract young workers, experts at conference agreed.

Plenty of Horne: Will Historic Building in Third Ward Be Saved?
Plenty of Horne

Will Historic Building in Third Ward Be Saved?

Third Ward review board defers decision on Historic Designation. And Milwaukee now has a Croatian sister city.

Plenty of Horne: Magical Thinking Transforms Parking Garage

Contribution to Nik Kovac of $50

Plenty of Horne: Magical Thinking Transforms Parking Garage

Contribution to Jose G. Perez of $40

Plenty of Horne: Magical Thinking Transforms Parking Garage
Plenty of Horne

Magical Thinking Transforms Parking Garage

How artist Reginald Baylor and others re-styled a longtime eyesore, the Milwaukee Athletic Club's parking garage.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Greg Matzek
NEWaukeean of the Week

Greg Matzek

"Five years from now, Milwaukee will have a state of the art facility for the Milwaukee Bucks just north of the current Bradley Center."

Plenty of Horne: Crowd Celebrates City Birthday Party
Plenty of Horne

Crowd Celebrates City Birthday Party

Politicians, PR people and other notables schmoozed away. The best rumor was that Chief Flynn might be retiring.

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.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Visiting Leaders Pitch Pro Stadiums — And Transit!
Eyes on Milwaukee

Visiting Leaders Pitch Pro Stadiums — And Transit!

MMAC organized event to sell NBA arena, but speakers from Cleveland, Denver and OKC said Millenials want transit, too.

House Confidential: The House of Hank the Dog
House Confidential

The House of Hank the Dog

The Brewer's canine mascot has a nine-room Whitefish Bay home and 10,000 square foot lot to roam in, all worth $570,000.

Jonathan Brostoff announces candidacy for Wisconsin State Assembly
Press Release

Jonathan Brostoff announces candidacy for Wisconsin State Assembly

New Leadership for a New Milwaukee

Plenty of Horne: Streetcar Social
Plenty of Horne

Streetcar Social

Gathering of notables tracks the route of proposed streetcar. And HGTV comes to town to film a straw-bale home.

House Confidential: Ian Abston’s Gaslight Apartment
House Confidential

Ian Abston’s Gaslight Apartment

The head of NEWaukee lives on a block suffused with old Milwaukee history.

Mayor Barrett’s 2013 State of the City Address
Press Release

Mayor Barrett’s 2013 State of the City Address

Monday, February 25, 2013, Pritzlaff Building

Humility hogs all the attention at “Envisioning the Seen”
Photo Gallery: Envisioning the Seen: Milwaukee’s Future
Photo Gallery

Envisioning the Seen

Milwaukee's future, in photos.

Envisioning the Seen: Milwaukee’s Future – Today, June 18th
Envisioning the Seen

Milwaukee’s Future – Today, June 18th

The Pabst Theater plays host to Envisioning the Seen: Milwaukee's Future tonight, June 18th. Ten Milwaukeeans and two moderators will hold an open-ended, fireside-style discussion, followed by an audience question and answer period.

Photo Gallery: The Bicycle Sharers
Photo Gallery

The Bicycle Sharers

On Monday B-Cycle did a bike-sharing demo in the Third Ward. Soon, 25 bike sharing stations could be spread through Downtown.

HMI Doors Open 2011 Recommendations

HMI Doors Open 2011 Recommendations

Imagine this for a moment -- you’re a kid in a candy store, and as things go, this candy store is opening for the first time ever and only for one weekend. Oh gosh. You’ve dreamed of this cornucopia of confections so many times before, you know every name and shiny wrapper in the store... but your eyes are bigger than your stomach. How can you pick just a choice few, knowing your slight allowance won’t let you have all that you want? It’s the best and worst kind of agony.