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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

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Uptowner bar owners share tales of the beautiful people

The Uptowner - aka "home of the beautiful people" - turns 130 this month and will celebrate with a free bash on Saturday, Sept. 20. Recently, we spent a Thursday afternoon listening to owner Steve Johnson's stories - as well as his wife Shawnette Smart's myriad tales. Some of the yarns were funny, some sad, some unfit to print, but all of them were told with the heart and wit that explain why the Uptowner has been frequented by so many people - from the uber glamorous to the down-and-out.

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Milwaukee Area Event Calendar

Today's featured events
6 p.m. at City Center at 735
7 p.m. at Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport Hotel
7 p.m. at Robert V. Carney Performing Arts Center - Pius XI High School

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Teachers Dedicated to Service: Beth Mudlaff

In mid-October, five area teachers were honored by the Education Deans of Greater Milwaukee for their work in service learning,  "... a form of experiential learning where students apply academic knowledge and critical thinking skills to address genuine community needs." Their projects - which range in scope from environmental activism to artistic expression and humanitarian [...]

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Thomas Clipper - Another Razor Kickstarter!

Hot on the heels of Sharpologist's coverage of the Rockwell razor and the Beluga razor comes the Thomas Clipper on Kickstarter.  The Thomas Clipper razor has a stainless steel handle with a chromed Nickel head. Thomas Clipper Background From the campaign page: "Matt and Tony are good friends who share a passion for making something better: something that supports passionate and talented people, something that they would be proud to own and something that is built to last. Together they're dedicated to bringing you the best shave you can get outside of a barber shop. "Each handle is made to...

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Paranormal Investigators
f you're looking for the same answers that PIM are looking for, then there will be chances to do so. For two nights this month, PIM will be hosting two guided investigation tours for the general public at the Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear, which is located on 839 N. 11th St. in Milwaukee and at the Brumder Mansion, 3046 W. Wisconsin Ave., on Friday, Oct. 31.
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Pizza Man Waiter
As I walked through the large wooden door entrance, the aroma inside of Pizza Man on 2597 N. Downer Ave. was so intoxicating that it made my stomach quiver. This smell of Italian bliss, of course, stayed with me throughout my visit. Near the bar stood Tony Menzel, a waiter who has worked at Pizza Man since it re-opened in the summer of 2013 following a devastating fire.
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Favorite doughnut shop?
This week, OnMilwaukee.com asked the Social Circle a simple question: what's your favorite doughnut shop? The responses, as usual, were varied and not surprisingly, no one said the gas station.
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italian dining guide
Few ethnic cuisines are better represented in Milwaukee than that of the Italians. We've got nearly everything, from traditional Italian-American red sauce joints to upscale eateries and adventurous menus. There has been an upsurge recently in fine Italian dining in Milwaukee and so it's time to present some highlights of Italian dining in Brew City.

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