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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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Conversations Between Cultures: Program Links International Students with Locals

Felipe Guilherme Melo is a junior at UW-Milwaukee through the Brazilian Scientific Mobility Program. When he came to America, he didn't know how to speak much English. "If I wanted to stay here, I had to learn English," Melo said. "And then I was trying to find ways to learn English faster. And I didn't [...] The post Conversations Between Cultures: Program Links International Students with Locals appeared first on Media Milwaukee.

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Highland Community School's China trip is now "officially" complete

When Mayor Tom Barrett visited Highland Community School on Monday to welcome home a group of adolescent students from China, the trip -- according to the students themselves -- wasn" onclick="return TrackClick(",'%2F%2Fonmilwaukee.com%2Ffamily%2Farticles%2Fhighlandcommunityschoolchina.html')"t officially over yet. Today, it is officially complete. The 16 eighth- and ninth-grade students traveled to participate in China" onclick="return TrackClick(",'%2F%2Fonmilwaukee.com%2Ffamily%2Farticles%2Fhighlandcommunityschoolchina.html')"s first-ever Montessori Model United Nations (MMUN) [...]

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Secrets to a flawless face on your wedding day

In my last post, we tackled a few of your hair concerns. But we still have one of the most personal and transformational services to cover...The Makeup Application. As I've mentioned previously, at WELL Spa + Salon, we really recommend scheduling a trial ahead of time, as makeup can be tricky and we want to ensure your day begins without a hitch (no pun intended).

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Giving thanks
There was a lot to be thankful for ths past year, but thanks also can be given for things that might happen in the next year. Call them wishes or hopes, but thanks are still deserved.
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Daddy's Soul Food Grille
Bennie Smith's inspiration to open a restaurant came from two sources: his desires to have a home for his already-established catering business and to celebrate fatherhood. Earlier this month, Smith - along with his wife of 22 years, Angela - opened Daddy's Soul Food & Grille, 754 N. 27th St.
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Holiday mall hours
This Friday, the insanity of shopping, wrapping and giving begins with early and extended hours at all area malls. You can beat the rush by heading out early or pick up a last minute gift late into the evening as malls open early and close late to accommodate your holiday needs.
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CreativeMornings
In 2008, New York City's Tina Roth Eisenberg decided to launch a free, open-to-everyone series offering breakfast and a lecture on a creative topic one Friday a month. The simple concept, called CreativeMornings, is now active in more than 100 cities worldwide, including Milwaukee.

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