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Meet Aaron Rodgers' other dog, Frankie. This was not his finest moment.
Meet Aaron Rodgers' other dog, Frankie. This was not his finest moment.

A very important update on Aaron Rodgers' dog, Frankie

And now, a very important update concerning Aaron Rodgers' dog, Frankie (not to confused with his other dog, Chance, who is very good at Instagram as far as canine social media users go).

Last we checked on Frankie, the newest member of the Rodgers-Munn family as of this past May, the adorable little pup was learning a painful lesson about his flying capabilities – or lack thereof. 

Last week Frankie thought he could fly. Bad news: He can't. Good news: Chicks dig scars. 🤕🐶😎

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Thanks to Olivia Munn's Instagram, however, we received a very important update about Frankie's health and general well-being over the weekend.

🐶💦💚💛

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Indeed, Frankie has upgraded from a cone around the neck to a casual summer scarf – a Packers scarf, in case there was somehow any concern that a Rodgers family pet would be anything but a Green Bay fan. He is also lounging on a raft in the middle of a swimming pool. 

This has been a very important update concerning Aaron Rodgers' dog, Frankie – who is also on Instagram, if that's something you're looking for in your life.

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Now that the Cavs won, Milwaukee is mathematically the new Cleveland. But is it really?
Now that the Cavs won, Milwaukee is mathematically the new Cleveland. But is it really? (Photo: Cleveland Cavaliers Facebook)

Milwaukee is not the next Cleveland

Before the champagne had dried and J.R. Smith finally got his shirt back on, sportswriters and obsessives had already begun looking for what city was the saddest now that Cleveland was no longer the star of a 52-year-long sports version of "Hostel."

And wouldn’t you know it, it’s us.

Well … crap.

The sad stat was quickly passed around on Twitter, where comedian and "Daily Show" contributor Roy Wood Jr. made this joke:

Indeed, "Believewaukee" – based on the unofficial Cleveland sports motto of "Believeland" and the recent ESPN 30 for 30 doc of the same name. But despite the obviously joking nature of "Believewaukee," there was a feeling of, yeah, we are now that humble, long-suffering little sports city that the rest of the country could jokingly but lovingly pity and, hopefully, eventually see triumph.

We could now be the city united under the umbrella of sad, beleaguered fandom. Like getting name-dropped in a movie or seeing our city on a random travel or food list, it was a new label to happily plaster onto Milwaukee’s identity, a new reference to prove that bigger places know and care that we exist. And while "sports’ saddest town" isn’t a particularly sexy claim to fame, it’s not an unwelcome one. It essentially makes us the sporting world’s cute fascination.

But while the math may technically say that we now claim the title as professional sports’ kind of pathetic but mostly adorable three-legged puppy, I’m sad to report: nope. Milwaukee is not the next Cleveland, and "Believewaukee" is not a thing (namely because it barely qualifies as a pun; the obvious nickname should be "Dream City," a riff off Cream City, but this is beside the point).

For one, as the USA Today article argues, we have the Packers and the two Super Bowls they won in 19…

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Postman's Plot received an update recently, now with new seating and interactive elements.
Postman's Plot received an update recently, now with new seating and interactive elements. (Photo: Bobby Tanzilo)

Postman's Plot gets a facelift

When it comes to notable parks in the Milwaukee area, Postman's Plot – located on Wells Street and 2nd Street – is rarely one that comes immediately to mind. However, inspired by an unexpected collaborator several miles south, the small pop-up park now has an updated look.

The park – dedicated to the founding of the National Association of Letter Carriers – received a facelift last month thanks to more than 100 volunteers, local designer Ryan Tretow, the Main Street Now Conference, NEWaukee and, oddly, leaders from the town of Middlesboro, Ky. To learn more about how Middlesboro and Milwaukee came together, visit here

The end result is a hopefully revitalized park, now outfitted with all sorts of new blue furniture – including a large communal table, a stage area, plenty of new seating, an oversized mailbox where visitors can leave letters to the city through NEWaukee and more. 

Be sure to visit the renovated park sometime soon – and maybe leave a letter to Milwaukee while you're there. 

Lil Wayne reportedly suffered a seizure on his flight out of Milwaukee.
Lil Wayne reportedly suffered a seizure on his flight out of Milwaukee. (Photo: WikiCommons/Michael Williams)

Lil Wayne suffers seizure on flight out of Milwaukee

According to a report from TMZ, rapper Lil Wayne's private jet from Milwaukee to California had to make an emergency landing this afternoon in Omaha, Neb., after the rapper suffered a seizure mid-flight.

On the ground, the report says Lil Wayne became alert again and refused medical support, but suffered another seizure shortly after the jet took off again, grounding the flight a second time. TMZ's most recent update says paramedics first treated him on the jet before transporting the rapper to a hospital by ambulance. 

This is far from Lil Wayne's first bout with seizures. In 2012, back-to-back flights were reportedly grounded due to a pair of seizures. The following year, Wayne suffered a seizure attack that put him in the intensive care unit – with TMZ even reporting (and then deleting) that the rapper received his last rites.

In later interviews, Wayne blamed the seizures on epilepsy; however, the new TMZ report cites an Instagram video featuring the rapper drinking out of a double Styrofoam cup as evidence that he's drinking lean again – something he said he quit because of seizures in 2013.

Rapper Lil Wayne was in Milwaukee on Sunday night for a concert at the UWM Panther Arena with Jeezy.