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Urban spelunking: The Iron Block Building

This year, Dental Associates completed its restoration of the Iron Block Building -- actually a pair of connected buildings dating from 1860 and 1899 -- and the work put a gorgeous new luster on one of Downtown's most aged landmarks. As Milwaukee's only iron-facade building, it's a real Milwaukee gem. To look at the historic Iron Block Building on the corner of Water and Wisconsin now, you'd be hard-pressed to believe it almost didn't survive.

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St. James Of London-Creams With A Twist

I've mentioned St. James of London shaving creams on Sharpologist a couple times now, including getting listed in the "best shaving creams" list.  They are one of several new shaving cream brands on the market that are cut from the cloth of the old-line British shaving establishments.  But St. James is unique in that it is an established brand that has resurfaced with a twist. St. James' History St James of London was created in 1953 by Creightons.  The St James of London brand was originally only sold within the UK for most of it's life. It wasn't until the...

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What remains of a bridge
Tens of thousands of folks came out to see the 1926 dedication of the new Lincoln Memorial Bridge and Drive. Fifty years later, the bridge was crumbling and was soon replaced. But a few bits of it remain today on Milwaukee's East Side.
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4 added to GMC initiative
The Greater Milwaukee Foundation has designated four more neighborhoods as part of the Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative: Harambee, Riverwest, Kinnickinnic River Neighborhoods (KK River) and Polonia, reports Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.
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New Year's resolutions
If you haven't already made your resolutions for 2015, you might want to start thinking about them. Or you might not. Here's what OnMilwaukee.com staffers plan to do - or not do - in the upcoming year.
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Guitarist Shonn HInton
Milwaukee's Shonn Hinton is a guitarist who's currently on tour with R&B artist Jill Scott. Hinton has also backed Mary J. Blige, Lil' Wayne, John Legend, Jay Z, Lil Wayne, Patti Labelle, Eric Benet and more.

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