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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Friday, Oct. 31, 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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5 wedding day hair decisions

5 wedding day hair decisions

Most brides would agree the grand task of wedding planning can seem daunting. My first piece of beauty advice is to put your thoughts into bullet points and categories, from most important to least. Make a list of things to consider and questions to ask. Here's a list of five common wedding day hair concerns/decisions and some advice on how to handle them.

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Wander & Co.
A combination of wanderlust and dissatisfaction with the professional world caused Drew Griswold to quit his 9 to 5, sell most of his stuff and start roaming around the world. Eventually, however, it was time to return to work. With a background in non-profit and social cause marketing, Griswold decided to start a new kind of retail store.
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Milwaukee Zine Fest 2014
It's the seventh year for Milwaukee Zine Fest which takes place on Saturday, Nov. 8 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Falcon Bowl, 801 E. Clarke St. OnMilwaukee.com recently chatted with co-founder and organizer Christopher Wilde and asked him about this year's fest.
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10th Kneel to Neil
The 10th annual "Kneel to Neil" gig -- staged each year to benefit WMSE and The Bridge School -- is set for Friday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m., at Linneman's Riverwest Inn, 1001 E. Locust St.
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1913 hurricane book
Though we all remember the 2010 "once in a lifetime" storm that caused terrible flooding around the Milwaukee area, few of us have seen anything like the dramatic 1913 Great Lakes hurricane, which toppled ships, killed hundreds sailors - and folks on shore, too - from Lake Superior and Lake Michigan to Lake Huron. Thanks to Milwaukee author Michael Schumacher we can learn more about the four-day storm that raged through the Great Lakes, including Milwaukee, in November 1913.

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