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Behind-the-Screams: The Hill Has Eyes Haunted House

Behind-the-Screams: The Hill Has Eyes Haunted House

The concept of Halloween has always struck me as, well, odd. ....we reward our children with candy for pretending to be someone else? We dress our houses in lights and cobwebs to try and frighten strangers? This week in Community Stories I faced my fears and took a peek behind the "mask" of Halloween. Or, more literally, spent a night with a team of people that know Halloween better than anyone in Milwaukee: the employees at The... Behind-the-Screams: The Hill Has Eyes Haunted House appeared first on 88Nine Radio Milwaukee.

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The Story Behind #BlackLivesMatter

Sitting before a sold-out venue, hosted by the Student Association of UW-Milwaukee, Patrisse Cullors and Alicia Garza, who created the Black Lives Matter hashtag, made it clear why they were here. "We are fighting back against the tide of amnesia that this country is powered by," said Garza. "If all of us are not free, [...] The post The Story Behind #BlackLivesMatter appeared first on Media Milwaukee.

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St. Josaphat dome
A big fan of behind the scenes visits, I've traversed catwalks soaring high over concert stages, descended into the basements of schools and gone pretty much anywhere folks with keys will let me go. But the trip to the top of the dome of the Basilica of St. Josaphat on 6th and Lincoln was a journey unlike any I've taken before.
The shores of Lake Emily
After months of trying to gain access, I have finally stood upon the shore of Downtown Milwaukee's Lake Emily and gazed out upon her limpid waters. But, it turns out, I arrived over-prepared and could have left the swimsuit and sand toys at home.
H. G. Goll House
You've heard about the Fred Goll Mansion on Prospect Avenue in the news in recent months, but what of Henry G. Goll and his mansion on Kilbourn Avenue in Concordia? We went inside the house for a look at it and the story of its ill-fated namesake.
Downtown steam tunnels
Milwaukee's got a knack for putting waste to good use. Consider Milorganite or, less obviously to those of us up here on the surface, the city steam system. Follow Bobby Tanzilo as he goes down into two We Energies steam tunnels beneath the streets of Downtown.