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Results tagged with 'Riverwalk'

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Simple, fun Debra Usinger Memorial dedicated on Milwaukee Riverwalk

Published Aug. 21, 2014

To celebrate Debra Usinger's life and her dedication to civic life in Milwaukee, the Milwaukee RiverWalk District initiated and yesterday dedicated a memorial to honor her. The memorial is, appropriately, part of the RIverWalk that is directly across the river from Usinger's Famous Sausage.

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A Milwaukee River parkway and Downtown Disney?

Published Aug. 7, 2014

"The Downtown Milwaukee River ... Once a mighty stream of commerce, now seeks a new role in the life of the city." So said a 1968 report by the Milwaukee River Technical Study Committee, a 10-member group of local officials that convened for five years to assess the state of the river, look back at its history and consider its future. The report makes for interesting reading nearly 50 years later.

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Norquist with the filter off

Published Feb. 6, 2014

On Wednesday, Marquette Law School hosted an On The Issues event with Mike Gousha and former Milwaukee mayor and active urbanist John O. Norquist that made for fun and informative lunchtime entertainment.

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Urban Spelunking: Digging down into Water & Wisconsin

Published Dec. 2, 2013

Don't feel bad if you've never seen the plaque affixed to 100 East Wisconsin, explaining the historical relevance of the northwest corner of Water and Wisconsin. It's on the lower level of the building, facing the RiverWalk. I've passed it countless times and never noticed. But one day it caught my eye. I took some photographs and spent some time digging to fill in a bit more of the story of this corner that is the birthplace of Milwaukee.

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Watershed: What is it?

Published June 20, 2013

Last week, a reader wrote in to ask about the building located on the northwest corner of St. Paul Avenue and Water Street, across from the Milwaukee Public Market in the Third Ward.

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Reader blogs:

Happy Birthday Rustico Pizzeria!

There are advantages to getting older; you become wiser, more comfortable in your own skin, more confident in your abilities and develop loyal friends. Zartletti’s Rustico Pizzeria has done just that. Since my first visit last summer when it had just opened, it seems as though Rustico has r...

Yummy lunch at Yaffa

I urge everyone to get out of the office for an hour to grab some lunch and take a stroll on Milwaukee's beautful Rverwalk while the weather is still nice. The rejuvenating effects are innumerable. I'll just save you some time and tell you the best place  to eat - Yaffa. Lu...


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