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Milwaukee Buzz - June 12, 2014
Repairs begin at the old Soldiers' Home
Today, The National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Milwaukee Preservation Alliance (MPA) announced repairs will begin on a number of historic buildings on the sprawling grounds of the Milwaukee Soldiers Home Historic District, which I featured in a spelunking story last year.
Milwaukee Buzz - July 23, 2013
Free app walks through history at the National Soldiers Home
There's no better time to head out to what a lot of Milwaukeeans used to simply call "Wood, Wisconsin," for a tour of the grounds. Best of all, you can go anytime and the tour is free, if you have an Android or iPhone. That's because there's a walking tour app - which just may be the first of its kind in the state - that you can download free and use as an audio tour and map to the sprawling 90-acre grounds.
Milwaukee Buzz - June 15, 2013
Historic preservation is easier than you think
Milwaukee historic preservation advocate Dawn McCarthy explains the economic and environmental benefits of preserving our past.
Milwaukee Buzz - Jan. 17, 2013
Urban spelunking: The National Soldiers Home Historic District
It's amazing how close, and yet how unknown and misunderstood, the old Soldiers Home on the Veterans Administration Grounds - which is also home to Wood National Cemetery - still is to many Milwaukeeans. Join us as we take a look.
Milwaukee Buzz - Jan. 9, 2013
100 Milwaukee bad ideas
Like any big city, Milwaukee sometimes takes a wrong turn, stumbles a bit or makes a less than stellar decision. From flubbed sports deals to bad municipal decisions and personal errors that have city-wide repercussions, Milwaukee - like all of us - isn't perfect. Here, in no specific order, are some Brew City city moments that have made us all say, "Bad move, Milwaukee."

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Dear John
"Dear John" tells story of John Tyree, a young ...