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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Thursday, July 31, 2014

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Human mom raising baby raccoons

July 21, 2014 7:02 p.m.

Alissa Gonyea, a Milwaukee Public Schools teacher, planned to have a lesiurely summer that included travel and camping adventures with her son and nephew. Instead, she is taking care of four baby raccoons.


Straka twists battle of bands concept

July 6, 2014 11:04 a.m.

Four years ago, Frank Straka and John Kuester hosted their first event, "Prince vs. Michael Jackson." The concept was simple: play songs exclusively by the two bands and create a super fun dance party. Straka and DJ Minya will host Depeche Mode vs. The Cure on Saturday, July 19.


Cafe Vocar is closed

July 3, 2014 10:15 a.m.

After less than a year in business, Cafe Vocar, 932 E. Wright St., announced it was closing immediately.


First look: fish fry at Cafe Vocar

May 13, 2014 3:36 p.m.

Cafe Vocar opened quietly a few months back in Riverwest. The cafe, which is open Friday-Sunday, has a European-influenced menu but does offer the Midwest famous fish fry on Fridays.


Rain doesn't stop hopeful Riverwest24 riders

May 1, 2014 11:30 a.m.

Despite the rain and chilly temperatures, hundreds of people showed up at Garden Park on Locust Street hours in advance to sign up for the seventh annual Riverwest 24, a 24-hour bike race that draws thousands of people from around the country to the Riverwest neighborhood.


Dino's returns with Italian food, family

April 17, 2014 11:03 a.m.

Anthony and Lawrence Lococo quietly reopened their grandparents' Riverwest bar, Dino's, last winter and will soon open the kitchen.