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South Shore Frolics: July 11-13 Image

South Shore Frolics: July 11-13

The 65th annual South Shore Frolics, originally known as the South Shore Water Frolics, is all about community. If you live in Bay View, you'll be glad you do after checking out this old favorite.The famous parade down Kinnickinnic Avenue will have kids scramble for some candy and the fireworks display that caps each night will make spectators gaze with excitement.

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The New Crop Of Open Comb Razors

The New Crop Of Open Comb Razors

Open comb razors seem to be enjoying a modest little resurgence recently, with several new models coming onto the market.  Here is a little background on open comb razors and a look at some new models. Open Comb Razors Historically an open comb razor was more of a "grooming" tool than a "shaving" tool: it was designed to knock down heavy, multi-day (or week!) growth.  Just take a look at photos from the early 1900´s era and you will see what I mean.  They were "aggressive" and not really meant for that "baby's butt smooth" shave. These days open comb...

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"Postcards from America"
Often it takes a new perspective to see something differently. In the case of Milwaukee Art Museum's new photography show, "Postcards from America: Milwaukee," 11 visiting photographers trained their lenses on Milwaukee and even those of us who know the city intimately will see it with new eyes at this show, which opened on Friday and runs through Oct. 19 in the museum's contemporary galleries.
Hottest Kitchen finalists
On Thursday, July 17 at noon, six finalists in both the Start-up and Early Stage business categories from the 2014 Hottest Kitchen Entrepreneur Challenge will face off in a Food Network-style judging event.
Andy Mozina
You can take the boy out of Milwaukee, but Andy Mozina's new collection of short stories proves you can't take the Milwaukee out of the boy. As Mozina prepares to return home to make a bookshop appearance, we caught up with him to ask about the Milwaukee influences in his work in general and in "Quality Snacks" specifically.
Old dogs dying hard
Phil Mickelson unexpectedly captured the British Open last year in Scotland at the age of 43. Tiger Woods last won a Claret Jug at the site of this year's Open Championship, Royal Liverpool, in 2006. They may be sentimental favorites, or players you want to see recapture some glory. But let's face it, the changing of the guard in golf will only continue this week in England.

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