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Once in a great city: David Maraniss on Detroit's lessons for Milwaukee

Published Oct. 7, 2015

The Wisconsin author of "When Pride Still Mattered," the most exhaustive biography of Packers legend Vince Lombardi, was, it turns out, born in Detroit. His new book, "Once in a Great City," explores a confluence of factors that intersected to create a unique moment in the history of the Motor City. Maraniss comes to town this week to talk about the book, so we talked to him about it first...


Orlando Williams Wight: The man who cleaned up Milwaukee

Published March 13, 2015

There has never been anyone quite like Orlando Williams Wight. Entirely self-taught (he never attended a college or university), he was a medical doctor, lawyer, theologian, engineer, author of 12 books, editor of 38 more and - for a few extremely eventful years in the late 1870s - Milwaukee's Commissioner of Health.


Two Panthers earn all-conference honors

Published March 2, 2015

Following a season in which the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was ineligible for postseason play, the Horizon League recognized two players off the Panthers squad for helping lead the team to a winning record in the conference. Senior guard Steve McWhorter and junior forward Matt Tiby were named Second Team All-Horizon League.


Iron Horse Hotel team announces a second Detroit hotel project

Published July 7, 2014

Aparium Hotel Group and its principals Mario Tricoci, Kevin Robinson and Milwaukee's Tim Dixon, today announced plans to redevelop the historic Detroit Fire Department Headquarters into a 100-room upscale independent hotel called The Foundation Hotel.


List tops the list of absurdly ignorant lists

Published Jan. 16, 2014

I love lists. I mean I absolutely love lists. Don't get me wrong, here. I don't necessarily believe these lists. But I think they are good for conversation. And then, along comes the 24/7WallSt., with a breathlessly long article about the 10 best- and worst-run cities in America.

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Motown Mystique

Friday February 24th, 2012 - Birmingham, MI   I know it sounds goofy, but I always look forward to coming to Detroit. Yes, some parts of the city proper are downright frightening, but the area as a whole has a unique vibe that I really like. There are some very affluent suburbs where th...

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