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Articles tagged with 'gimbels'

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Gift the gift of Wisconsin history

Published Dec. 9, 2012

For some folks in your life, there's nothing that says Happy Holidays like the gift of a good book. And if that book is about Wisconsin, even better, right? Here are some Sconnie stocking stuffers for the Badger on your list.

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Geenen relives the glory days of Schuster's and Gimbels

Published Nov. 25, 2012

As the holiday season dawned last year, author Michael Lisicky conjured the heyday of Milwaukee's Downtown shopping culture with "Gimbels Has It!." Now, the same publisher has issued Paul Geenan's "Schuster's & Gimbels: Milwaukee's Beloved Department Stores," which charts the course of Brew City's two legendary retailers and recounts their eventual merger.

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"Gimbels Has It!" recalls old Milwaukee holiday cheer

Published Nov. 27, 2011

Michael J. Lisicky's new book, "Gimbels Has It!," now out in paperback from The History Press, is perfectly timed. It arrives as many Milwaukeeans are likely feeling a pang of nostalgia for what was once the gem of the city's shopping scene.

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100 Milwaukee memories: Are you old school?

Published March 1, 2001

Are you "old school," Milwaukee? You are if you remember the ice rink at Mayfair Mall? Or Samson, the Milwaukee County Zoo's fallen gorilla? The Green Sheet? The Belmont Hotel bar? Howard and Rosemary? Ah, the Milwaukee memories ... and we've got 100 listed here!