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House Confidential: The House of City Insiders
House Confidential

The House of City Insiders

Former city tax assessor Julie Penman and streetcar consultant Jeff Bentoff live here.

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

Plenty of Horne: Sage on Prospect Opens
Plenty of Horne

Sage on Prospect Opens

Nearly all 34 units leased in the first month. Building on track for LEED Platinum designation.

Plenty of Horne: City Accepts $14 Million Federal Streetcar Grant

Contribution to Jose G. Perez of $50

Plenty of Horne: City Accepts $14 Million Federal Streetcar Grant

Contribution to Michael Murphy of $100

Plenty of Horne: City Accepts $14 Million Federal Streetcar Grant

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $100

Plenty of Horne: City Accepts $14 Million Federal Streetcar Grant

Contribution to Terry Witkowski of $50

Plenty of Horne: City Accepts $14 Million Federal Streetcar Grant

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $500

Plenty of Horne: City Accepts $14 Million Federal Streetcar Grant

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $400

Plenty of Horne: City Accepts $14 Million Federal Streetcar Grant

Contribution to Robert Bauman of $100

Plenty of Horne: City Accepts $14 Million Federal Streetcar Grant
Plenty of Horne

City Accepts $14 Million Federal Streetcar Grant

City wins TIGER grant after "a brutal competition" where demand for transit dollars greatly exceeded the sums appropriated.

Plenty of Horne: Bridge Over Troubled Finances
Plenty of Horne

Bridge Over Troubled Finances

Classic Lake Park bridge is falling apart. Will county pick cheap option? Will neighbors fight this?

Plenty of Horne: Celebrating the Life of Paul Jakubovich
Plenty of Horne

Celebrating the Life of Paul Jakubovich

A host of notables gathered to salute Jakubovich and the fabulous historic architecture of Milwaukee he helped protect.

Plenty of Horne: Push to Maintain Historic Tax Credits
Plenty of Horne

Push to Maintain Historic Tax Credits

State budget plan would reduce them, but new data shows big benefits for state in maintaining them, advocates say.

Plenty of Horne: Downer Avenue Stalled by Joel Lee?
Plenty of Horne

Downer Avenue Stalled by Joel Lee?

City officials meet with neighbors about Downer Avenue, a thriving retail strip with one huge problem: Landlord Joel Lee's foreclosed properties.

Plenty of Horne: In Defense of Historic Tax Credits

Contribution to Nik Kovac of $144

Plenty of Horne: In Defense of Historic Tax Credits
Plenty of Horne

In Defense of Historic Tax Credits

National Trust for Historic Preservation's leader comes to town, where her speech to a crowd filled with notables dramatized the need for state to maintain the current credits.

Murphy’s Law: Who is “Lobbying” For the Streetcar?

Contribution to Robert Bauman of $100

Murphy’s Law: Who is “Lobbying” For the Streetcar?
Murphy’s Law

Who is “Lobbying” For the Streetcar?

Money is being spent and wild rumors are flying. So what’s the truth?

Plenty of Horne: Huge Turnout for East Library Opening
Plenty of Horne

Huge Turnout for East Library Opening

It was a truly an East Side event, and a crowd with tons of notables celebrated history in the making.

Plenty of Horne: Conference Touts Historic Preservation
Plenty of Horne

Conference Touts Historic Preservation

Conference at We Energies offers experts touting the huge environmental payoff for historic reuse of buildings.

Assembly Hopefuls To Discuss Issues, Take Questions From Voters June 5 at East Side Candidate Forum

Contribution to Robert Bauman of $50

Assembly Hopefuls To Discuss Issues, Take Questions From Voters June 5 at East Side Candidate Forum
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Assembly Hopefuls To Discuss Issues, Take Questions From Voters June 5 at East Side Candidate Forum

The four Democratic candidates for Wisconsin Assembly District 19 will discuss their positions and take questions from voters at a candidate forum 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday June 5 at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 2618 N. Hackett Avenue.

Assembly Hopefuls To Discuss Issues, Take Questions From Voters June 5 at East Side Candidate Forum
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Assembly Hopefuls To Discuss Issues, Take Questions From Voters June 5 at East Side Candidate Forum

The four Democratic candidates for Wisconsin Assembly District 19 will discuss their positions and take questions from voters at a candidate forum 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday June 5 at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 2618 N. Hackett Avenue.

Plenty of Horne: Who Will Be Streetcar Operator?
Plenty of Horne

Who Will Be Streetcar Operator?

The city? A private company? The downtown BID? Maybe Ald. Bauman? No one really knows.

Plenty of Horne: Huge Turnout for City Birthday Party
Plenty of Horne

Huge Turnout for City Birthday Party

Lots of politicians, journalists, lobbyists and others glad-handed each other and drank free beer to salute the city's 168th birthday.

Plenty of Horne: Campaign Season Kicks Off
Plenty of Horne

Campaign Season Kicks Off

Politicos flock to Jon Richards fundraiser, and judicial candidate Janet C. Protasiewicz's event.

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.

Menomonee Valley’s New 24-Acre “Three Bridges Park” Opens to Public This Saturday July 20
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Menomonee Valley’s New 24-Acre “Three Bridges Park” Opens to Public This Saturday July 20

Ceremony, community activities to launch major new urban river park

Menomonee Valley’s New 24-Acre “Three Bridges Park” Opens to Public Saturday July 20
Press Release

Menomonee Valley’s New 24-Acre “Three Bridges Park” Opens to Public Saturday July 20

Ceremony, community activities to launch major new urban river park

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.

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.

Plenty of Horne: Every Politician in Town
Plenty of Horne

Every Politician in Town

Well, not quite, but the City's Birthday Party had a big turnout of politicians and insiders.

Murphy’s Law: The Tragedy of Chris and Sue
Murphy’s Law

The Tragedy of Chris and Sue

How the friendship of Abele and Black turned into bitter enmity.

The Roundup: Buffett Tour on Hold
The Roundup

Buffett Tour on Hold

“Spirit – The Seventh Fire” has been put on hiatus.

The Roundup: Lautenschlager’s Fast Ones – Past Speeding Tickets Raise Residency Issues
The Roundup

Lautenschlager’s Fast Ones – Past Speeding Tickets Raise Residency Issues

Attorney General Peg Lautenschlager exploits a legal loophole.

The Roundup: Lautenschlager’s Mess
The Roundup

Lautenschlager’s Mess

Attorney General Peg Lautenschlager’s drunk driving arrest last week removes her from behind the wheel of her state-owned vehicle for a year, and puts Governor Jim Doyle in the driver’s seat. The two had squabbled, privately, over terms of the Governor’s jobs bill, with Lautenschlager threatening to use her authority to see that the law […]

The Roundup: Who’s on Fifth?
The Roundup

Who’s on Fifth?

An $89 billion bank is muscling its way into the Milwaukee market, and you read about it here first.

Murphy’s Law: Ameritech Catches Political Fire From Competitors
Murphy’s Law

Ameritech Catches Political Fire From Competitors

Open up this month's Ameritech bill and you may find a surprise.