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The man in white wants to sell you shades

Published June 4, 2014

Bob Okpara sells sunglasses from his wooden cart on Wisconsin Avenue during the week and near Bradford Beach on the weekends. And here's his story.


Orange Mike: one bright guy

Published June 4, 2014

Have you seen Michael Lowrey, aka "Orange Mike," around town? tracked him down to ask him why he wears all orange and quickly discovered that his attire is only one of many interesting aspects of this intelligent and unique Milwaukeean.


Milwaukeeans who should be famous, Part 4

Published Dec. 6, 2012

This is the fourth installment of an occasional series about people in Milwaukee who should be much more famous than they are. Generally, they are people who haven't gotten the kind of recognition they deserve for the job they do. Onward!


Philanthropy comes naturally for Kapco's Jim Kacmarcik

Published March 15, 2012

A couple of years ago I was driving somewhere on a summer night, listening to the Brewers game on the radio. All of a sudden I heard Robin Yount's distinctive voice talking about a metal stamping company called Kapco Blue. I'm still not exactly sure what it is. What I am sure of is that Kapco is run by a man named Jim Kacmarcik, who is making quite a name for himself in the world of high-profile philanthropy in the Milwaukee area.

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