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8 images of Milwaukee's dining past

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.


Empire Building hosted a historic legacy of high-end hospitality

Published Oct. 3, 2016

For over 125 years, there has always been a gathering place at the corner of Plankinton and Wisconsin. If the walls of today's Empire Building could talk, they would tell stories of nightlife empires rising and falling, formidable fortunes made and lost, and the brave and foolish gamblers who made history happen.


When Benjamin Castle ruled Milwaukee's Gold Coast

Published Sept. 19, 2016

On Feb. 4, 1963, two Milwaukee mansions had their dates with destiny. One distinctive mansion lives on as the otherworldly Villa Terrace Museum. Its contemporary, the David Benjamin mansion, was not quite so lucky.


10 must-see Doors Open MKE sites

Published Sept. 18, 2016

There's no better way to get a peek inside Milwaukee's most interesting - and often most historic - sites, many of them typically off limits to the public, than Historic Milwaukee Inc.'s annual Doors Open Milwaukee event. Here are 10 must-see sites.

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