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Kids & Family - Sept. 27, 2016
Elite's flexible Quad space aims to keep kids & parents moving
Driving past, you might not really notice the changes at the Elite Sports Club-River Glen, 2001 W. Good Hope Rd., in Glendale, which was built as Le Club in 1972 and purchased by Elite in 2012. But on the inside, it seems that everything is changing.
Buzz - Sept. 26, 2016
Volunteers, here and abroad, fuel MPM push to digitize collections
You know the old saying, "it takes a village." Well, that village is what's currently fueling the Milwaukee Public Museum's push to get its vast collections digitized and online. That and some funding from grants, too, of course.
Bars & Clubs - Sept. 26, 2016
White House celebrates 125 years as a Bay View landmark
One of the oldest watering holes in the city, the White House, 2900 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., is celebrating its 125th birthday on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1-2 with drink specials, games, raffles, food and more, as well as a food drive for Hunger Task Force.
Marketplace - Sept. 22, 2016
Materials salvaged by ReStore help fund Habitat's home construction work
There was a time when removing a building was a dramatic affair: buildings imploded with a boom or were pounded by a wrecking ball. These days, thankfully, there's a growing approach that seeks to keep as much waste out of landfills and reuse and recycle as much material as possible.
#RaiseMKE - Sept. 21, 2016
MPS talks dual-language Montessori with South Side community
Did you know Milwaukee Public Schools has what might be the largest group of public Montessori schools in the world? Now, led by school board member Tati Joseph, there's a push to add a new South Side dual-language program to that group.
Milwaukee History - Sept. 20, 2016
Urban Spelunking: Baasen House/German YMCA
Even in a neighborhood full of vintage architecture, there's no mistaking it. The Italianate Cream City Brick building at 1704 N. 4th St. looks old. If the area has had a long, varied history (and it has), then Baasen House is perfectly at home here.
Milwaukee History - Sept. 18, 2016
10 must-see Doors Open MKE sites
There's no better way to get a peek inside Milwaukee's most interesting - and often most historic - sites, many of them typically off limits to the public, than Historic Milwaukee Inc.'s annual Doors Open Milwaukee event. Here are 10 must-see sites.
Bars & Clubs - Sept. 15, 2016
Milwaukee Talks: Tavernkeeper Teri Regano of Roman Coin
This is Brew City, so it should come as no surprise that we value Milwaukee's beer-soaked history. And Regano's Roman Coin has been a part of that tradition for five decades. In honor of it Regano's is throwing a party and we asked Teri Regano about it.
Kids & Family - Sept. 13, 2016
Cute overload: Rogers St. Academy kids judge mascots' ballet auditions
Yesterday morning, a group of kindergarteners from Milwaukee Public Schools' Rogers Street Academy visited BMO Harris Bank to judge auditions by local sports mascots for roles in the upcoming production of Milwaukee Ballet's "The Nutcracker."
Music - Sept. 12, 2016
Public Enemy and Run-DMC in Tosa ... wait, what?
This past weekend a Tosa resident staged a huge party at Red Dot on North Avenue in East Tosa with Public Enemy, Run-DMC, Sir-Mix-A-Lot, Rakim, EPMD and others. I was there for the first night of the two-day jam. Here are some images.
Arts & Entertainment - Sept. 8, 2016
Dijkstra visits Milwaukee to kick off two new exhibitions at MAM
Yesterday, respected Dutch photographer Rineke Dijkstra was here to talk about two new shows that feature her work. The main focus was on "Rehearsals," a video installations that opens Friday, Sept. 9. The two works in the installation make their museum debuts here.
Bars & Clubs - Sept. 8, 2016
A brewery in South Milwaukee could happen soon thanks to new plan
Could a South Milwaukee brewery be on the horizon? Yes, if a local developer gets the OK to move ahead with a new $6.6 million plan announced this morning by South Milwaukee Mayor Erik Brooks.
Travel & Visitors Guide - Sept. 8, 2016
Take me down to the ballgame: A Brewers fan guide to Cubs territory
During a recent I-94 series, I went to Wrigley and spotted a few Brewers fans. But just a few. There's hardly a better place to road trip to a ballgame than the Windy City. Here are some tips for a sports-fueled jaunt to see the Brewers face the Cubs at Wrigley Field.
Milwaukee History - Sept. 6, 2016
Urban spelunking: Faries-Rood tower house
The Faries-Rood-Yale tower house at 3011 W. State St. is perhaps the most distinctive and recognizable houses in the city. It just might also be the oldest, too. Come inside as we take a look around and climb the five-story tower, too.
Kids & Family - Sept. 6, 2016
Kohl Philanthropies funds every single Wisconsin DonorsChoose class project
Today, Herb Kohl Philanthropies announced that it has funded the Donors Choose campaigns of nearly 700 Wisconsin teachers whose classrooms serve about 43,000 students in 140 districts.
Milwaukee History - Sept. 1, 2016
Profiles in Milwaukee history: Educator Albert E. Kagel
There are countless Milwaukeeans who have left an indelible mark on the city, even though folks rarely utter their names. One of them is Albert E. Kagel, a German immigrant educator, who was an MPS teacher, principal, assistant superintendent and acting superintendent.
Music - Aug. 30, 2016
Nordic Thunder brings air guitar to new heights
Nordic Thunder opens for Grand Funk Railroad, Friday, Sept. 2 at the House of Harley-Davidson, 6221 W. Layton Ave., as part of the Milwaukee Rally, which runs from Sept. 1 through 4. Here's a preview of the show.
Buzz - Aug. 24, 2016
Progress report: More UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena upgrades
This past spring, the Wisconsin Center District and the Milwaukee Admirals began work on $6.3 million in renovations and building upgrades at the UWM Panther Arena. We've been popping in to check on the progress of the work. Here are a few photos.
#RaiseMKE - Aug. 24, 2016
Mosley sets a first day of school example we should all follow
After a kidney transplant this summer Judge Derek Mosley, who I have no hesitation describing as a beloved-by-all Milwaukeean, hopes to be back at work next week. But when he talks about his usual first day of school greeting of students at Siefert Elementary, there's no maybe.
Buzz - Aug. 23, 2016
St. Josaphat gets a lift with new sandstone
Yesterday, St. Josaphat Basilica, 601 W. Lincoln Ave., got some new sandstone to replace exterior stone that had deteriorated. Crumbling stones were replaced with new 9,000-pound blocks from the same Ohio quarry as the originals.
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