Rad Milwaukee Woman: Deborah Telman of Johnson Controls
Deborah Telman serves as the vice president and general counsel and COE leader - Litigation, Labor & Employment and Legal Operations - for Johnson Controls. But Telman's "radness" runs deeper. Keep reading.
What's your vision for 4th and Wisconsin?
Today, the city began accepting requests for proposals for developments on the Wisconsin Avenue site between 4th and 5th Streets that has long been a surface parking lot. I want to know what you'd like to see in this long-underutilized, high-profile Downtown space.
MPL seeks development partners for new Martin Luther King branch library
The Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) has issued a Request for Proposal from qualified firms who want to partner on a mixed-use development of a new Martin Luther King branch library at 310 W. Locust St.
Rad Milwaukee Woman: Attorney Katherine Charlton
Katherine Charlton has worked as an attorney at Hawks Quindel since 2005. Her practice areas include employment law representing employees, family law and fair housing law. But it's her level of fairness and compassion that make her an integral part of the justice system.
Rad Milwaukee Woman: Northwestern Mutual's Sandra Botcher
Sandra Botcher has served as the vice president of campus and event experiences at Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance for 15 years. In a nutshell, she oversees all of the facilities, events/field meetings, security and more.
Westown Crossing holds kickoff meeting next week
A business and residential alliance looking to create more vibrant commercial corridors on W. Burleigh St. and W. Lisbon Ave. will hold its kickoff meeting early next week at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27.
Milwaukee County gets initial federal approval for bus rapid transit
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele today announced that the County has received approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation to enter into the Project Development (PD) phase of the East-West Bus Rapid Transit Project.
Bublr Bikes expands outside Milwaukee, adds new stations and bikes in Tosa
Bublr Bikes, Milwaukee's bike-share system, opened its first stations outside of Milwaukee over the weekend, with seven stations containing 75 bikes installed and available in Wauwatosa.
Milwaukee Pride honors National Coming Out Day with BeOUT Milwaukee celebration
Coming out still strongly matters to Milwaukee Pride. So, in honor of National Coming Out Day, the organization will host its first BeOUT Milwaukee celebration on Tuesday, Oct. 11, throughout the Walker's Point neighborhood.
Rad Milwaukee Woman: Kara Kaiser of BMO Private Bank
Whether she's at work or at home, Kara Kaiser generates rad-ness. She is the managing director for BMO Private Bank and also very committed to her family.
Rad Milwaukee Woman: Amalia Todryk of Quarles & Brady
Attorney Amalia Todryk is one of 15 women who will be honored for her radness at "The Rad Women Celebration: Being Rad for Social Change." The event is hosted by the Women's Fund of Greater Milwaukee and will take place on Thursday, Oct. 20.
County Executive Abele releases pun-filled statement on Pokemon Go
Today, County Executive Chris Abele released a statement in the hopes of clarifying Milwaukee County's stance on Pokemon Go. It's fairly identical to what his office and the Parks Department said yesterday - just this time, with a lot of puns.
St. Josaphat gets a lift with new sandstone
Yesterday, St. Josaphat Basilica, 601 W. Lincoln Ave., got some new sandstone to replace exterior stone that had deteriorated. Crumbling stones were replaced with new 9,000-pound blocks from the same Ohio quarry as the originals.
Airport unveils new service animal area
General Mitchell International Airport has installed an indoor Service Animal Relief Area with soft green synthetic grass made specially for dogs. The new area is separate but adjacent to the family restroom in the Concession Mall.
Milwaukee Fire Department announces tribute events for 15th anniversary of 9/11
Representatives from the Milwaukee Fire Department and On Purpose Journey Inc., today announced a collection of events to pay tribute to the upcoming 15th anniversary of the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001.
Clarke's political pandering continues in Trump radio interview
Milwaukee is a proud city, but we are not without our warts - and our biggest wart, the one that we should all be ashamed of, hobnobbed with a presidential candidate Thursday. Filling in for Mark Belling, Sheriff David Clarke interviewed Donald Trump.
New Potawatomi Hotel & Casino emojis are here
OnMilwaukee continues to update its LocaMoji options, and this newest update - available as of today - brings iconic images from Potawatomi Hotel & Casino. Download it now, and send another bit of Milwaukee to your friends and family!
10 ways to beat the heat when you don't have AC
Here are 10 ways to stay cool on a hot summer night.
Common Council releases statement on ambush of MPD officer, police shootings
The following is a joint statement from all members of the Milwaukee Common Council on the ambush of MPD Officer Brandon Baranowski early this past Sunday and other police shootings throughout parts of the nation.
City leaders past and present celebrate Riverwalk anniversary & accessibility
On Wednesday, July 20, Milwaukee leaders will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Milwaukee Riverwalk District, as well as the completion of a project that makes the Riverwalk accessible to persons of all abilities from end to end.
Marquette selects design, construction management firms for new residence halls
Marquette University has selected a team to lead the design and construction of a new residence hall development that is scheduled to break ground later this year and open in time for the 2018-19 academic year.
Important meeting set to discuss the future of Lake Park Bridge
A public information meeting on the future of the Ferry & Clas-designed Lake Park Ravine Road footbridge has been set for Tuesday, July 19 at 5 p.m. in the meeting room beneath Lake Park Bistro. Testimony will be heard from the community.
My new favorite Milwaukee street name
My new favorite street name in Milwaukee: Port Sunlight Way. It's one I'd never encountered before until I started nosing around the Garden Homes neighborhood - originally organized as a planned community - on the North Side.
Zoological Society of Milwaukee announces new president & CEO
The Zoological Society of Milwaukee is excited to announce its new president and CEO, Jodi Gibson. Born and raised in Milwaukee, Gibson has spent the majority of her career outside of Wisconsin and is thrilled to be home.
Progress report: UWM Panther Arena upgrades
A couple weeks ago, the Wisconsin Center District and the Milwaukee Admirals officially kicked off work on $6.3 million in renovations and building upgrades at the UWM Panther Arena. We've been popping in to check on the progress of the work. Here are a few photos.