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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

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Aside: My ALS Video And The T-Shirt

Aside: My ALS Video And The T-Shirt

I was recently challenged to do the "ALS ice bucket dunk" by a number of people and here is my response video (instead of the typical response, mine was inspired by Sir Patrick Stewart).  ALS is better known as  Lou Gehrig's disease in the US. A number of people have commented and emailed me about the "Shave Like A Mantic59´´ T-shirt I wear in the video. That shirt was a gift from Brian at Shaveology. Brian has recently decided to dramatically shift direction in his career by becoming a barber. You can follow his experiences on the Shaveology blog. He also...

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Autumn wedding flowers

Autumn is such a great time of year! It gives us all a sense of relief and a moment to catch our breath after the busy, warm summer months. What a perfect season to have a wedding! Not only does this fresh season bring a crisp breeze, but it magically changes the colors of our world from the bright pastel shades to the rich, deep and subtle warm hues of fall. With the gradual change of colors and a vast variety of color palettes, brides have so many options for their custom wedding flowers.

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Autumn wedding flowers

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Stuart Rojstaczer
Third time's the charm, at least for Milwaukee-born and bred author Stuart Rojstaczer. Rojstaczer's third stab at writing a novel has been his most successful and the publication of "The Mathematician's Shiva," out now in paperback from Penguin, brings the Brew City boy home for a reading and signing next week at Boswell Books.
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Our Daily Salt
Our Daily Salt, 3519 W. National Ave., specializes in handcrafted items for the home and kitchen. Products include endgrain cutting boards, hand-turned wooden bowls, rolling pins, salt cellars, spice mills, bottle stoppers and a variety of utensils including hand-carved tongs, spoons, scoops and rack pullers.
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Westown edition
A few weeks ago, I looked at missed opportunities, ugly spaces and other problem spots east of the river. This time, I go west.
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The Modjeska Theater
Once upon a time, The Modjeska Theater, 1134 W. Mitchell St., was a neighborhood movie palace, the big daddy of Mitchell Street, the second busiest thoroughfare in Milwaukee after Wisconsin Avenue. Now, after four dormant years, and decades after it ended its run as a movie house, Mitchell Street Development Opportunity Corporation is cleaning it up, with an eye toward re-opening in spring with a mix of movies, concerts and other live performances.

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