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Rapid Review: Divino Wine & Dine

Published Oct. 6, 2016

When Palermo Villa closed, I was fearful that I'd lost one of my absolute favorite Milwaukee pizzerias. But then Dean Cannestra re-opened his sister's restaurant under a new name but with basically the same menu and definitely the same pizza.


Ma Fischer has finally returned to Ma Fischer's Restaurant

Published Sept. 13, 2016

After 40 years of customers walking into Ma Fischer's restaurant and asking the staff, "Where's Ma?" there is finally someone to point to. Today, a 5-foot-8-inch statue of the former owner, Jackie Fischer, was erected outside the popular East Side diner.


North Point Lighthouse is putting on a fresh face

Published Aug. 12, 2016

North Point Lighthouse is receiving a facelift with its first complete house and tower painting since it was restored over 10 years ago. The $23,500 project includes cleaning, repairing and replacing wood and materials where needed, and painting the keeper's quarters museum and the lighthouse tower.


Tyjeski's walking tour takes in East Side terra cotta

Published July 21, 2016

Walker's Point-based ceramics sculptor, teacher and architectural historian Ben Tyjeski is also a leader of walking tours around town; ones that focus on the city's terra cotta, the subject of a book he's working to get published. His next tour is on Sunday.

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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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