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OnMilwaukee.com Weekend Preview Oct. 24-26, 2014

Published Friday, Oct. 24

This Milwaukee weekend you can enjoy all of fall fun, Halloween happenings and more! Head to a haunted house, hit up a Halloween bar party -- and don't forget to welcome your local trick or treaters. Attend Milwaukee's FANTASTICON, shop at a local art fair or attend Unruly Music Festival. Check out "Sherlock Holmes" at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, see Method Man and Redman at The Rave or Widespread Panic at The Riverside Theater. All of these great options and more await you!

Win a date for

Win a date for "The Surface" from Lizzibeth and Wantable

Published Wednesday, Oct. 22

Maybe you made it to the Milwaukee premiere of locally filmed and produced movie "The Surface" at the Milwaukee Film Festival. Whether or not you did, you should enter to win this great date night for the film's opening at Marcus Theaters North Shore!

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2014 pumpkin patch guide

Published Tuesday, Oct. 21

Southeastern Wisconsin is packed full of farms that allow you to pick your own pumpkins and offer a host of other attractions and treats, too. Here is a sampling of some of the best.

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Kuhn shaves off his beard for prostate cancer awareness

Published Tuesday, Oct. 21

Green Bay Packers fullback John Kuhn shaved off his trademark beard to help kick off the "Green and Gold Movember" initiative with Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin to raise awareness for prostate cancer and the importance of screenings.

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Northwestern Mutual tower construction hiring is on schedule

Published Tuesday, Oct. 21

Northwestern Mutual is on track to meet commitments for construction of the Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons, according to the first quarterly report submitted by Prism Technical to the city of Milwaukee. The company has promised to tap small business enterprises (SBEs) for 25 percent of the project costs and utilize city residents through the Resident Preference Program (RPP) for 40 percent of the hours worked on the project.

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2014 trick or treat guide

Published Monday, Oct. 20

Here's a guide to trick or treat times around the area for 2014. Remember to double-check your specific time and that many Milwaukee neighborhoods have trick or treat times and days that stray from the city's official date and time.

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Take your company to the "Next Stage"

Published Sunday, Oct. 19

Empower your people to think like entrepreneurs and serve your customers. That was the leading takeaway message from the panelists at the first Next Stage Workshop recently presented by BizTimes.

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A horrific tale of Milwaukee revenge

Published Saturday, Oct. 18

Aurelia Libo Lorenz was a doting aunt. In fact, her niece and nephew, Vivian and Milton Libo, ages 5 and 4, were the only bright spots in the increasingly unhappy life of the 31-year-old divorcee who lived with them.

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2014 Halloween tours and hotels guide

Published Saturday, Oct. 18

When you're tired of all the pumpkin carving and candy consumption, there are ways to be spooked in a way that doesn't require any costumed actors or terrifying sets. Venture out and learn about dark history and haunted locations. Or better yet, stay overnight in a Milwaukee hotel that is visited by its founder ... if you're brave enough, that is.

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2014 Haunted House guide

Published Friday, Oct. 17

If you're looking for a good way to get your blood pumping this Halloween, a visit to any of these area haunted houses should do the trick. Combining rooms of terror, corn mazes and spooky hikes, local businesses, organizations and schools set out to scare you senseless.

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2014 Halloween guide

Published Thursday, Oct. 16

Halloween is just around the corner, and there are almost too many spooktacular events in the Milwaukee area from which to choose. Whether you like haunted houses, walking tours, corn mazes or costume parties, here's where you'll find your guide to 2014's scary-good times!

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Televised gubernatorial debates are a colossal waste of time and effort

Published Thursday, Oct. 16

The second and last televised debate between Scott Walker and Mary Burke is tomorrow night from 7 to 8 p.m. and I've got a couple of suggestions for you. Walk your dog. Clip your toenails. Call your mother. Organize your kitchen cupboard. Order a pizza. Clean out your email folders. Sleep. Anything! Anything to avoid this farce being perpetrated on the people of Wisconsin.

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Framing the Future Gala celebrates 30 years of Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity

Published Wednesday, Oct. 15

Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity will celebrate its 30th anniversary at the Framing the Future Gala with presenting sponsor, the Helen Bader Foundation. The organization invites all members of the public to support Habitat's mission at the Gala on Saturday, Oct. 25, at Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin.

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I didn't need to watch the Walker/Burke debate

Published Tuesday, Oct. 14

I didn't watch the Walker-Burke debate last week. I'd like to say it's because I have an active social life and was out partying on a Friday night; in reality, I just didn't want to -- I didn't need to.

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Historic building reuse: A catalyst for revitalizing neighborhoods

Published Monday, Oct. 13

An evening of presentations and discussion about the catalytic impact of historic tax credits for Milwaukee's neighborhoods featuring keynote speaker Donovan Rypkema, principal of PlaceEconomics, a Washington, D.C.-based real estate and economic development consulting firm.