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WSSP introduces FM signal: 105.7 The Fan Image

WSSP introduces FM signal: 105.7 The Fan

Published Wednesday, Oct. 1

Entercom Communications officially announced that its all-sports talk outlet, 1250 WSSP-AM is expanding onto the FM dial on 105.7, with an HD frequency at 103.7-2. The station, located in Hales Corners, is rolling out a new look behind the frequency as SportsRadio 105-7 The Fan.

Copy that: Burke plagiarism is a non-scandal Image

Copy that: Burke plagiarism is a non-scandal

Published Tuesday, Sept. 30

Is this plagiarism "scandal" evidence that Mary Burke is unqualified to be governor of Wisconsin? Hardly. It seems much more like evidence that the opposition has nothing of actual substance on which to campaign.

Catch the East Town market before season ends Image

Catch the East Town market before season ends

Published Friday, Sept. 26

If you are looking for something fun to do on your Saturday morning, you should check out the East Town Market while you still can this fall. I sat down with Emily Linn, assistant director of East Town Association, to talk about what goes on from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Cathedral Square.

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5 ideas for O'Donnell Park

Published Wednesday, Sept. 24

Now that NEWaukee is partnering with Northwestern Mutual to help gather community ideas for sparking life in O'Donnell Park, Milwaukeeans will get a chance to sound off on what they'd like to see happen on this prime Downtown and lakefront real estate. Here are a few ideas to get you talking.

Urban spelunking: St. Stanislaus Catholic Church Image

Urban spelunking: St. Stanislaus Catholic Church

Published Wednesday, Sept. 24

While there is no shortage of landmarks dotting the Downtown skyline, on the South Side there are just a few. So they really stand out. Among them, the twin towers of St. Stanislaus church on Mitchell Street are perhaps the most instantly recognizable. And it's been that way since 1872. But, not long ago, the future of the building seemed threatened.

City app lets you access services on your phone Image

City app lets you access services on your phone

Published Tuesday, Sept. 23

Yesterday, Mayor Tom Barrett unveiled a new mobile app that offers access to a range of city services. Today, I downloaded it, nosed around and took it for a spin to get an annoying pothole filled.

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5 Doors Open MKE highlights

Published Monday, Sept. 22

This past Saturday, Sept. 20, a friend and I deemed ourselves "urban explorers" for the day. We hopped onto the green line (a proper urban adventure isn't complete without some form of public transportation, right?), ventured from the East Side to Downtown where we visited various landmarks that had their doors wide open for the general public as part of Doors Open Milwaukee.

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Locals weigh in on "no poo" trend

Published Sunday, Sept. 21

The ditching of commercial shampoo has become popular enough to gain the moniker "no poo." Could you do it? We found Milwaukeeans who did and and others who simply cannot.

Urban spelunking: Solomon Juneau's cabin Image

Urban spelunking: Solomon Juneau's cabin

Published Thursday, Sept. 18

Perhaps no Milwaukee historical landmark has suffered more indignity than the replica of the early home of founder Solomon Juneau. After being sealed to the public for decades, we got a peek inside.

Lakefront gets brighter with new lights Image

Lakefront gets brighter with new lights

Published Wednesday, Sept. 17

This afternoon, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele announced that lights along the lakefront will get an LED lightbulb facelift.