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Cobalt Glassworks adds more luster to an East Side gem

Published May 11, 2015

A while back I had the pleasure of exploring the 1876 cream city brick house at 1363 N. Prospect Ave. Designed by architect James Douglas, for grain broker Gilbert Collins, the house has since been converted to office space, but it retains many of of fabulous details. The other day, Cobalt Glassworks' Jon Schroder sent me some photos of newly restored vintage windows from Collins House.

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The East Side erupted in violence 45 years ago

Published May 5, 2015

Nestled between Wyoming Place mansions and St. Mary's Hospital, is the venerable Water Tower Park. In the 1960s, the park had become a popular gathering spot for all manners of young people, including the founders of the city's underground scene, political radicals, street theater performers and, of course, musicians who played drums, guitars or anything else that made enough noise to drive the mansion mavens up the walls.

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My own fault?

A bag of nothing~  I'm certainly not one to succumb to cynicism, but as I rounded the corner to where I parked my car, and saw the window busted out, I knew the day had a high probability of not being overly pleasant. I guess living in the safety of the outskirts had numbed my common senses....

Gotta start somewhere...

Here's to a new start~               Welcome to those of you brave enough to wade through, what I hope, is an entertaining blog about my favorite city, Milwaukee. First, allow me to introduce myself. I am a self proclaimed guru of M...

The Art of the 21st Birthday (Midweek Musings)

"Is this shirt too much?" My best friend questioned, tugging at a zipper attached to her borrowed blouse. It was Saturday night. Our busy summers, which had so far made good on the Ladytron lyrics,"They only want you when you're 17/When you're 21, you're no fun," had ke...


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