Results tagged with 'Milwaukee History'
Published Dec. 1, 2016
The popularity of Facebook groups like "Old Milwaukee" and OnMilwaukee's own urban spelunking series shows that Milwaukeeans have a passion for their city and its history. Indulge that passion with a gift rooted in our collective story. Here are a few ideas.
Published Nov. 5, 2016
With the election coming up next week, we're in the middle of a rather significant moment for the pantsuit in U.S. history. However, this isn't the first time pantsuits have been at the front of political discussion in early November - at least in Milwaukee.
Published Nov. 1, 2016
For generations, one of the Milwaukee's most prestigious addresses was the St. Charles Hotel, once located at 786 N. Water St., a house with a long and colorful history - including its fair share of scandal.
Published Oct. 29, 2016
After months of trying to gain access, I have finally stood upon the shore of Downtown Milwaukee's Lake Emily and gazed out upon her limpid waters. But, it turns out, I arrived over-prepared and could have left the swimsuit and sand toys at home.
Published Oct. 7, 2016
Restaurants come and go and Milwaukee has had countless eateries across its nearly two centuries of history as an urban place. Here are some images of a few of them. Some you may remember, others may have faded like a ghost sign on an old Downtown building.
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Carmex. The medicated lip balm in small glass jars with the yellow cap. It is and has always been made in Milwaukee. Alfred Woelbing invented the concoction in the 1930's on his kitchen stove to alleviate cold sores. Woelbing (pronounced Well-bing) lived with his wife and children in Wauwatosa...
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