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Barter your way to a better life

Published Feb. 4, 2013

If you want it or need it, God knows it's gotta be on Craigslist. I think of it as another way to save money, to consume less, to recycle and reuse. For all of that and a feeling of camaraderie with my fellow penny pincher, the shining star of the 'List is the "Barter" area.


Milwaukee Police crack down on online prostitution

Published April 2, 2009

The cliché has played out in the movies and on TV countless times: a man pulls up to a suggestively-dressed woman; she leans in the window and asks what he's looking for; a price is negotiated and she hops inside. While many in Milwaukee have heard stories about notorious pick-up zones, the world's oldest profession, like everything else, has gone high-tech. Consider it another example of the internet changing the way people do business.


New student site outbids old-school book buying

Published Dec. 28, 2008

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee senior Dylan Katz Pinkus is majoring in economics, but he's not waiting for graduation to put his skills to the test. He's launched, an auction-based Web site that allows UWM students a place to list, sell and buy textbooks and other class books. Here's how it works.


Wanna buy La Piazza? It's for sale on Craigslist

Published Nov. 10, 2008

Formerly Node cafe, La Piazza has gone through a couple incarnations over the past year or so, trying its hand at being a cafe, a bar and a pizzeria. Now, the owners are looking to sell.


What would you do for a ticket?

Published Jan. 13, 2008

Long before for the dawn of Web-based amenities like, eBay and Craigslist, getting your paws on highly sought-after tickets -- be they for Spring Training games or Springsteen -- meant one thing: waiting in some sort of ridiculous line.

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Thrifty vs. Cheap

  Monday May 20th, 2013 – Fox Lake, IL    I really needed to get rid of that Nissan Sentra. It was sucking whatever self esteem I may have had left right through the exhaust pipe, and no matter how good of a deal it was or wasn’t it put a vibe in my life I don&rsq...

The dating game

So I was out having a drink with a friend, who's dating life can be described as "painfully embarassing", when she casually blurted out that she posted a personal ad on Craigslist. Feeling that it was her last resort, as the bar scene was getting old, and the idea of bumping into Mr. Ri...

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