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A Sea of White: The Oscars and Lack of Representation

A Sea of White: The Oscars and Lack of Representation

By Sierra Wolff Jada Pinkett-Smith. Will Smith. Spike Lee. Mark Ruffalo. These are just a few names on an increasing list of celebrities boycotting this year's Academy Awards. For the second straight year, the Academy has no nominations for people of color in the big categories. The Academy itself has a historic background lacking in [...] The post A Sea of White: The Oscars and Lack of Representation appeared first on Media Milwaukee.

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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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7 disappeared bars
Milwaukee is - and always has been - a city of taverns. We like good beer and cocktails, and we like good company while we drink it. Here are postcard views of seven Brew City bars that have disappeared from the landscape.
Satellite Hotel plan
In 2016, Milwaukee is talking about expanding its convention center - the size of which has been called inadequate to draw conventions of a certain scale - on a patch of land on the southwest corner of 4th and Kilbourn. In 1960, things weren't much different.