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USS Milwaukee officially presented to Brew City today

Published Feb. 11, 2014

Despite being iced in at Marinette, where it was built, the new USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) is being officially "presented" to Milwaukee's business and political leaders this morning at a breakfast in the Pilot House at Discovery World.


1913 hurricane laid a trail of destruction across the Great Lakes

Published Sept. 22, 2013

Though we all remember the 2010 "once in a lifetime" storm that caused terrible flooding around the Milwaukee area, few of us have seen anything like the dramatic 1913 Great Lakes hurricane, which toppled ships, killed hundreds sailors - and folks on shore, too - from Lake Superior and Lake Michigan to Lake Huron. Thanks to Milwaukee author Michael Schumacher we can learn more about the four-day storm that raged through the Great Lakes, including Milwaukee, in November 1913.


"The Surface" aims to make stars out of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee

Published Sept. 11, 2013

As a young boy growing up in Milwaukee, Jeff Gendelman was fascinated by Lake Michigan. He would often walk down to the lake and look out over the body of water, wondering "what if ...". Many years later, Gendelman - now a writer and producer - has turned that childhood fascination into "The Surface," a feature film starring Sean Astin, Chris Mulkey and Mimi Rogers.


Milwaukee ghost stories: Brew City's own lake monster

Published Aug. 4, 2013

I headed out to Lake Champlain, home to a lesser-known cousin of the Loch Ness Monster, "Champ" -- the name given to what is imagined to be a small population of animals in the 100 mile-long lake. Nessie, Champ and British Columbia's Ogopogo (of Lake Okanagan) are among dozens of reported "lake monsters."


Is our drinking water a "nasty brew?"

Published July 21, 2013

This summer, two local organizations are banding together to show the Lake Michigan watershed a little much-needed TLC. The "Respect Our Waters" campaign combats the most dangerous pollutant clean water faces today: a lack of public awareness.

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Open Air and a Chain-link Fence

Open air and a chain-link fence. Summer heat and summer love.  Most last a few months until the leaves begin to fall and the sweaters replace tank tops and our beards begin to grow.  I had a summer love and her name was Angie and although I only spent one day with her, she crosse...

Charity Chump

Tuesday May 5th, 2009 - Lake Villa, IL   I’m in a pissy mood today big time. Several reasons for it but the main one is the charity gig I was asked to do this evening was a complete waste of time and effort. I try very hard to give of myself whenever I can and all I ask in return ...

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