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Feb. 2, 2009
| Local Groundhog Sees Shadow
Jimmy the Groundhog, Wisconsin's official winter weather prognosticator, saw his shadow this morning in Sun Prairie, Wis. There will be six more weeks of winter weather despite this week's mid-winter thaw. Sun Prairie delcared itself the official Groundhog Capital of the World in 1952 and ...
Posted by moxy99 at 11:55 a.m. | Talkbacks
Jan. 28, 2009
| Miss living in the best city in the nation
Hello Milwaukeeans. I was raised in Milwaukee and four years after we married my Husband kept getting jobs from the west coast to the east coast, which is where we live now, in Massachusetts. We have been gone from Milwaukee since 1987, and are planning on moving back home. I l...
Posted by AnnieJamel.57 at 5:05 a.m. | Talkbacks
Jan. 23, 2009
| Holiday in Review: Through Others' Eyes?
WEARING Dress: Denim shirtdress (Merona | Current), Medium brown belt (J Crew | Fall '08) Shoes: Snake-embossed slingbacks w/ woodgrain platform (Marc Fisher | Macy's | Spring '07) Jewelry: Watch only (Burberry | Winter '09) ------------------------------------------------------...
Posted by ChicCritique at 2:47 p.m. | Talkbacks
Jan. 15, 2009
| Milwaukee Ranked 11th Fittest City
Yes, you read that right. I said fittest city, not fattest.It’s true. Men’s Fitness just hailed Milwaukee as the "11th Fittest City" in the United States. Salt Lake City took honors as the fittest city whereas Miami got the fattest rear, I mean, rear of the fattest cate...
Posted by BTB.MKE at 10:55 a.m. | Talkbacks
Jan. 12, 2009
| Fuel Press: Cheap Diesel
Last post I wrote about the spike in fuel prices and people in the community added their thoughts and views regarding my post.This post is going to be about strictly diesel and hopefully just as inviting to comments and contribution. So here goes! Do you drive a diesel car or truck?If so wha...
Posted by GreenerMilwaukee at 9:39 a.m. | Talkbacks
Jan. 6, 2009
| Fuel Press: Gas Prices Skyrocketing
$1.89 is the average price per gallon in the Milwaukee area as of this week.Did you know it was just $1.68, a week ago?What gives? Oh yea... Geopolitical instability.The powers that be (Exxon, OPEC, and the usual suspects) cite "Tension in the Middle East" as the cau...
Posted by GreenerMilwaukee at 9:50 a.m. | Talkbacks
Jan. 5, 2009
| New Year, New You!
New Year, New You! How many times have you seen this cliche headline (or some version of it) on the cover of a magazine? Cosmo, Mademoiselle, Self, Glamour, Men's Health, GQ - I guarantee that all of them have used this tag line to lure in desperate people seeking the promise of a life change in ...
Posted by jkashou at 2:20 p.m. | Talkbacks
| Is It So Wrong to Ho-Ho-Ho for So Long?
Maybe it was the long 2 weeks home with the kids (and the holiday decorations) but I'm WAY over Christmas earlier this year than ever before. I was ready to take down the decorations on Sunday. But, in years past, I've left up my 4 trees and various decorations until after the Superbo...
Posted by CarolV at 1:51 p.m. | Talkbacks
Jan. 2, 2009
New Year's resolutions are pretty much cliche...or, is it that making them is passe? Regardless, the joke is that we all often make very contemplative lists of "shoulds" and "gonnas" and the lists, if we're lucky, last barely past the first weekend of ...
Posted by cheesebabe74 at 9:12 a.m. | Talkbacks
Dec. 31, 2008
| Green Revolution Resolutions
Do you have a green resolution this year?Here are some things you could consider: walk more punk get those funky light bulbsget a Bart Simpson lawn mowerquit smoking & chucking your buttsrecycle your bottles and cansdrive less, think morecurtail your grocery bag addictionhelp pitch ...
Posted by GreenerMilwaukee at 12:11 p.m. | Talkbacks