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Oral history: Reliving the legendary Springsteen bomb scare show

Milwaukee is a city rife with associations, from beer to brats, Hogs to "Happy Days." But for devoted fans of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Milwaukee means only one thing: the bomb scare show - that Thursday night in October 1975 when the band's Cream City concert was halted by a bomb threat and resumed three hours later, resulting in a high-energy show unlike any other the band would ever perform. Are you loose?!

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Fireside Dinner Theatre
Meet at fountain near the SE corner of North Ave. and Lake Dr.

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Kesslers Diamonds opens in Downtown tomorrow

Kesslers Diamonds opens in Downtown tomorrow

The new Kesslers Diamonds store in Downtown Milwaukee opens Friday, Oct. 2, at 450 E. Mason St.  It's the first non-suburban store for the company, which operates five other diamond centers in Wisconsin, and also will open its first out-of-state store in metropolitan Grand Rapids, Mich., in November. The Downtown store occupies 2,200 square feet [...]

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Police Officers' and Gun Store Attorneys Clash in Court in Novel Gun Lawsuit

The trial for a lawsuit between two Milwaukee police officers shot during patrol six years ago and the gun store that sold the weapon used in the shooting finally kicked off Wednesday, with the attorney representing the officers arguing in his opening statement that the sale contained hallmark signs of an illegal gun transaction. The [...] The post Police Officers' and Gun Store Attorneys Clash in Court in Novel Gun Lawsuit appeared first on Media Milwaukee.

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Best takeout
This year, we're making some improvements to our "best of dining" poll. First, we'll roll out each of the voting categories one-by-one all month long, giving you a manageable way to zero in on your favorite categories and vote for your picks. Now, it's time to vote for Milwaukee's best takeout for 2015.
Pastry Chef Mindy Segal
A chat with James Beard award-winner Mindy Segal, who will make an appearance at the Kohler Food & Wine Experience later this month.
Testa Rosa's third CD
Last month, Milwaukee's Testa Rosa launched its third full-length LP - and a 7" 45, too - and I asked the duo to share their thoughts on the CD's songs, which appear below, alongside Blexrud-Strigens lyrics, which have the rare distinction among rock and roll lyrics of reading as well in print as they sound when sung.
Lovin' it breakfast
Beginning today, Oct. 6, all 125 McDonald's restaurants throughout Southeastern Wisconsin will serve breakfast all day.