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Bill (on the road) can't keep Milwaukee a secret

Published July 18, 2014

I've always said that a city is only as good as the stories it tells. And, I believe we all have a responsibility to tell good stories about greater Milwaukee. We're the caretakers of our community and the messages and vision we project matters. Of course, it also matters what others say about Milwaukee, too.

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"Bachelorette," "Shark Tank" come to Milwaukee

Published July 9, 2014

Waukesha's Nick Viall, a contestant vying to marry "Bachelorette" Andi Dorfman, brought the production crew from the show to Milwaukee recently. Contestant Nick showed off some favorite spots from around the city, apparently stopping in at Lakefront Brewery, among other places.

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AVP Tour to include Milwaukee stop

Published June 18, 2014

The Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) returns to Milwaukee this season for the first time since 1998. The tour reaches Bradford Beach July 4-6.

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"Home Place" explores the city and the concept of shelter

Published June 17, 2014

Inspired by last year's TypeFace project, Present Music went back into the same four neighborhoods and, working with schools, organizations and a senior center in the communities, developed new works based on their words and experiences. The results comprise an integral facet of Present Music's season finale, "Home Place," a musical and visual examination of what words and concepts like "home" and "shelter" mean on several levels.

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5 random photos of the Milwaukee landscape

Published June 3, 2014

Quite an alluring headline, right? Let me explain. I'm an inveterate photo snapper, thanks to the iPhone. I see something, anything, interesting in the Milwaukee landscape and I think, "that might be a good story." But I take way more pictures than I can ever write about.

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Chronic trauma a serious concern for Milwaukee's children

Published May 27, 2014

When 10-year-old Sierra Guyton was shot May 21 on the playground of Clarke Street School, she rightly became the focus of the day's news and several news cycles thereafter. But there were other victims of the gunfire that evening - other children on the playground, for example, and neighbors living near the school. While none of them took a bullet, all of them suffered an acute trauma.

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Run up to majors an exciting time for golfers

Published May 26, 2014

The PGA Championship returns to Wisconsin in 2015 when the tournament heads back to Whistling Straits. It seems like "forever" away, but the run-up to those events is an exciting time for state golf.

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Bike to Work Week: May 10-18

Published May 7, 2014

The Wisconsin Bike Fed's annual Bike to Work Week is nearly here and features plenty of exciting things to do throughout the week. Benefit from free coffee, pastries and bacon in the morning, safety checks and tune-ups for tips and a cargo bike show. Then end the week at a bicycle-themed art show.

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Remembering boxing's fantastic, and illegal, return to Wisconsin

Published April 28, 2014

126 years ago today, Downtown streets were mobbed with people intent on witnessing a crime they'd looked forward to for three years. They ended up seeing two: an illegal prizefight and the underhanded plot that stole victory from the apparent winner and left him blubbering like a baby.

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On new Milwaukee friends, brats and drinking

Published April 23, 2014

Making friends in a new town can be difficult. I am not saying Milwaukeeans are standoffish but they definitely run in cliques. Breaking into one of these social circles can be difficult but once you're in, you're in. And, it usually involves brats, beer and more.