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Milwaukee Press Club announces winners of Milwaukee Made contest

Published Jan. 21, 2015

In honor of the City of Milwaukee's 169th birthday the Milwaukee Press Club hosted a Milwaukee Made contest to recognize the people, products and places that contribute to Milwaukee's greatness. The public was invited to vote online and the winners were officially announced today.


Urban spelunking: Evangelische Dreieinigkeits Kirche/King Solomon Baptist Church

Published April 24, 2014

The day that I followed the steeples from St. John's Lutheran on Vliet Street to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church on North 4th Street, I spied another steeple straight up the block and it was then that I discovered the former Evangelische Dreieinigkeits Kirche at the corner of 4th and Meinecke. What I found there was not only a beautiful church, but some forgotten Milwaukee history.


Urban spelunking: Town of Lake Water Tower and Municipal Building

Published March 18, 2014

You may not know its name, but you've seen the Town of Lake Water Tower and Municipal Building, 4001 S. 6th St. - I guarantee it. The nine-story unpainted concrete tower, with its domed top, is the most recognizable landmark on Milwaukee's South Side between the airport and the dome of St. Josaphat.


Urban spelunking: Layton Boulevard tunnels

Published Feb. 17, 2014

Thanks to Doors Open's Amy Grau - who brought me and architect Keith Stachowiak along for the adventure - I walked through nearly the entire length of that tunnel, proving my grandfather's story correct.


Dustbusters: I ain't 'fraid of no dust

Published Sept. 24, 2013

The world is full of minor mysteries and this weekend I stumbled upon an extremely minor one while leading an in-depth Doors Open Milwaukee tour of Maryland Avenue Montessori School.

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Please excuse the lack of blog the past few days. I had fallen a little ill, but that didn't stop me from having a great Milwaukee experience. Doors Open Milwaukee or DOMKE was enlightening, inspiring and well worth braving the rainy day. The whole Guru clan went out on Saturday to several great ...

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