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Blistering Toronto Star article rips segregation in Milwaukee

Published Jan. 25, 2016

Milwaukee gets a lot of good ink and links nationally, but it's not all seashells and balloons, as former Marquette head coach Al McGuire might say. For example: a recent story in the Toronto Star serves as a blistering indictment of our racial segregation.

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8 things that made Milwaukee infamous

Published Jan. 13, 2016

With perhaps millions of viewers seeing Milwaukee plastered on their television screens as they gobble up Netflix's "Making a Murderer" documentary mini-series about Manitowoc's Steven Avery, we got to thinking about some of the things that have made Milwaukee infamous over the years.

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A gustatory wish list for Milwaukee in 2016

Published Dec. 31, 2015

What's on your Milwaukee food wish list for 2016? Our dining writer Lori Fredrich dishes on some of the things she hopes might come to pass in the world of food and beverage, including a couple of restaurant concepts.

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Milwaukee is a "hot travel destination" for 2016

Published Dec. 23, 2015

The Boston Globe has published its list of hot travel destinations for 2016. Titled "From Maine to Cuba, the hot places for travel in 2016," travel writer Christopher Muther toasts ten trips, including on to Milwaukee.

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Jamba Juice opens Friday at East Pointe

Published Dec. 16, 2015

Jamba Juice opened its first area location at Mayfair Mall in Wauwatosa in 2013, with a second following at the Brookfield Fashion Center. On Friday, it opens near Downtown Milwaukee.

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Milwaukee's big creative class leap

Published Dec. 11, 2015

Today, Richard Florida released new data that shows how cities have grown and fallen in their creative class ranks. His "Winners and Losers of the U.S. Creative Class," bodes well for Milwaukee.

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Bucks new "Our City" ad spotlights civic pride

Published Nov. 19, 2015

The latest Bucks video spot was released today and will begin airing locally in Milwaukee in the coming days. Titled "Our City," the ad helps to illustrate the power of basketball to connect the community,

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Wisconsin, Frankie is back!

Published Nov. 19, 2015

Frankie MacDonald, who has autism, gives a weather warning in a boisterous fashion (via YouTube) that I cannot stop smiling at. And, he's just in time for our first snow event of the season.

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Several new Downtown hotels are on the rise

Published Nov. 13, 2015

The hotel scene in Downtown Milwaukee, like nearly everything, is changing quickly. Here's a short list of what's up next in greater Downtown. Which ones are you most looking forward to? Chime in and check in.