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Welcome, Northwestern Mutual

Published July 24, 2016

Agents and their families flock to Milwaukee every year this week, and each year I love the buzz that's created by adding 11,000 visitors to Downtown Milwaukee. As a community, we need to champion the corporations that choose Milwaukee as their home, so thanks NM!


Milwaukee Boat Line almost ready to rock

Published April 17, 2016

The Milwaukee Boat Line has three boats, all of which are getting remodeled in time for the season. The staff will soon move into Milwaukee's only "floating office" inside the historic Iroquois.


Times' Frugal Traveler features Milwaukee

Published April 13, 2016

"Cheap drinks, Midwestern soul food and a sensibility that incorporates equal parts worldliness with small-town friendliness." This is how a new New York Times' Frugal Traveler feature on Milwaukee ends. Quite fitting, I'd say.


More than the myths: Nogales sits brightly on the U.S./Mexico border

Published Feb. 10, 2016

In the last 35 years, I've walked into the Arizona/Mexico border town of Nogales too often to count. Like many Mexican communities, Nogales makes little effort to conceal its considerable poverty. And while that may be a visitor's only impression, it's not mine.

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Cycle Boat? What's that?

I have a friend in Oregon who has come up with a prototype for a cycle/pub boat.  I think it would be an excellent business opportunity for someone to snatch up in Milwaukee.  Perfect for on the river.  It's based off a pontoon/paddle wheel, and is human powered.  So much fun....

Making a Quick Study of Milwaukee

I grew up all over the Midwest, but met my best friend three weeks into my stay at Millikin University in Decatur, Il. She returned to Decatur after making her world tour of jobs and experiences and is tending her beautiful family there. Recently, they launched an annual family vacation experienc...

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