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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

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Milwaukee Area Event Calendar

Today's featured events
7 p.m. at Robert V. Carney Performing Arts Center - Pius XI High School
7 p.m. at 212 Wisconsin Avenue, Oconomowoc WI
Fireside Dinner Theatre
8 a.m. at IndependenceFirst, 540 South 1st Street, Milwaukee, WI 53204

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Teachers Dedicated to Service: Mary Gentile

In mid-October, five area teachers were honored by the Education Deans of Greater Milwaukee for their work in service learning,  "... a form of experiential learning where students apply academic knowledge and critical thinking skills to address genuine community needs." Their projects - which range in scope from environmental activism to artistic expression and humanitarian [...]

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Teachers Dedicated to Service: Mary Gentile
A Shave With Blue Collar vs. White Collar Gear

A Shave With Blue Collar vs. White Collar Gear

Growing up near an affluent town, I became aware of the have and have not scenario in my youth. Half my classmates came from wealth, & lived in private homes just like Dick, and Jane. The other half lived in apartments, and played stickball. One of my kindergarten classmates owned a pony!  Regardless of status, baseball ruled supreme, and the television carried an ad for Gillette featuring Pee Wee Reese, Don Zimmer, and Roy Campanella. These guys were inspirational to us, because like us...they never had a pony. Through baseball, men from humble backgrounds became icons of baseball, and lived...

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The Vanguard
Another long-awaited restaurant will open as early as next week. And it sounds like loads of delicious fun.
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Pizza Man Waiter
As I walked through the large wooden door entrance, the aroma inside of Pizza Man on 2597 N. Downer Ave. was so intoxicating that it made my stomach quiver. This smell of Italian bliss, of course, stayed with me throughout my visit. Near the bar stood Tony Menzel, a waiter who has worked at Pizza Man since it re-opened in the summer of 2013 following a devastating fire.
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Then and now
Schools are landmarks in their neighborhoods, and some are well-known across the city. But even some of the oldest schoolhouses in Milwaukee are not the first schools to stand on their respective sites.
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Harbor House crab cakes
Last week, planning to write a feature about crab cakes, I sought out Zach Espinosa, chef at Harbor House. We ended up having an in-depth discussion of what makes a great crab cake, the sourcing of crab meat and much more, including a discussion of trends in seafood. So, like a great chef does with an unexpected delivery of a new ingredient, I called an audible and am sharing the entire conversation with you here.

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