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Sandra Bertolas: Gone but not Forgotten

Sandra Bertolas: Gone but not Forgotten

With white shutters warming under the bright spring sunshine, Dorothy Bertolas' small one-story home sits quietly along the sleepy residential streets of Menomonee Falls, Wis. The house's interior is warm, snug, and neat as a pin. Its walls, all painted in a crisp eggshell white, are laden with relics of a time gone by. Years [...] The post Sandra Bertolas: Gone but not Forgotten appeared first on Media Milwaukee.

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Stargazing at Yerkes
Why not check out Yerkes Observatory in Williams Bay, near Lake Geneva? Situated 190 feet above Geneva Lake, the observatory is a fascinating place in an architecturally interesting building and offers great views of the surrounding area.
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New Jack Grassel CD
Virtuoso Milwaukee jazz guitarist and author has just released his 20th CD. The multi-talented Grassel played nearly every note on "2015 Jack" - which features a mix of original material and standards - but what's most surprising is his collaboration with Mexican rapper Tacuako, recorded in February in Cancun. We caught up with Grassel to ask about the record, the collaboration and more.
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Int'l Jet Set reunion gig
For a brief period at the close of the 1980s, Milwaukee's East Side was swaying like Kingston in two decades earlier, with bands like Wild Kingdom and International Jet Set packing clubs with their forays into ska and rock steady. On Saturday, Aug. 22, the original lineup of International Jet Set reunites for the band's first gig in 25, playing at the Miramar Theater, 2844 N. Oakland Ave., as part of the Revenge Scooter Club Rally.
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Lift bridge operators
We stopped in at the Michigan Street Bridge house to talk to Bridge Operations Supervisor Timothy Thompson and Bridge Operator Chris Neldner, both 26-year veterans of Milwaukee's lift bridges, which have been opening at a record rate this year thanks to the high water levels. Here, they tell us about the various facets of the bridges and their jobs.