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Karl Kopp

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Dining: Taco Bar Coming to Cathedral Square
Dining

Taco Bar Coming to Cathedral Square

Taco Bar MKE, with indoor and outdoor seating, mixing authentic Mexican with some "crazy twists."

Now Serving: Goodbye Watts Tea Shop

Contribution to Jose G. Perez of $250

Now Serving: Goodbye Watts Tea Shop
Now Serving

Goodbye Watts Tea Shop

And say hello to new Spanish and new Mexican restaurants.

Frozen Custard Capital of the World

Frozen Custard Capital of the World

Why is Milwaukee the leading city for this uniquely rich treat? Excerpt from new book.

House Confidential: The Fabulous Gustave Pabst Mansion
House Confidential

The Fabulous Gustave Pabst Mansion

Built in 1907 and later divided into four units, one of its renters is custard king Karl Kopp.

Back in the News: Renaissance Books to be Deconstructed
Back in the News

Renaissance Books to be Deconstructed

Recycled company will carefully take apart and recycle materials from 1895 building.

Back in the News: Maybe Karl Kopp Was Right
Back in the News

Maybe Karl Kopp Was Right

I criticized him for letting a historic building rot, but he’d planned a stunning replacement.

Murphy’s Law: Did Karl Kopp Let Historic Building Rot?
Murphy’s Law

Did Karl Kopp Let Historic Building Rot?

Unique 1871 building on river was “irreplaceable.” Bauman blames Kopp for its destruction.

Now Serving: A Punk Rock Ramen Restaurant?
Now Serving

A Punk Rock Ramen Restaurant?

Tochi reopens with attitude. And Karl Kopp’s venture falls apart.

Kopp will tear down historic building following city condemnation order
Historic J.L. Burnham Building to be demolished
Bar Exam: Taylors, Downtown’s Neighborhood Bar
Bar Exam

Taylors, Downtown’s Neighborhood Bar

It was one of the first bars in town to embrace its sidewalk, and feature outdoor drinking.

Freshwater Mecca: Milwaukee’s Extraordinary Freshwater Future
Freshwater Mecca

Milwaukee’s Extraordinary Freshwater Future

A huge number of redevelopment and environmental projects will further reshape and improve the city’s waterfront lands.

Plenty of Horne: Streetcar Social

Contribution to Jose G. Perez of $250

Plenty of Horne: Streetcar Social

Contribution to Robert Bauman of $100

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.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Sales Tax, Bradley Center Transportation, The Moderne, and More
Eyes on Milwaukee

Sales Tax, Bradley Center Transportation, The Moderne, and More

Welcome to the third installment of Eyes on Milwaukee. This week we take a look at Milwaukee's sales tax rate compared to other major cities, the Bradley Center's new transportation option, UWM's continued insistence on growing parking subsidies, and a whole lot of development news.