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Thanks New York, we love you, too

Published Aug. 18, 2015

With seemingly half the city now living somewhere in the 718 (and 212), maybe it makes sense that New York is paying a little more attention to Brew City. Whatever the reason, there's been a flurry of newspaper love from the Big Apple over the past 24 hours.

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Seeking a unified approach to regional transportation in Milwaukee

Published Aug. 1, 2015

Our region needs to take action on regional transit. It is up to the elected and civic officials to come together and move ahead for the good of the region. If our regional leaders are really interested in economic development, they must actively work to form an entity that manages and operates our transportation assets and capabilities.

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"Real" Milwaukee lions

Published July 21, 2015

A report that a lion was roaming in a Milwaukee neighbor has so far been found to be untrue. Yet, lions lurk all around greater Milwaukee.

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26 blocks on Lincoln Avenue

Published July 17, 2015

When we lived on the East Side, my husband John and I walked so much, we sold one of our cars. We walked Downtown, up to Whole Foods, over to the Milwaukee River and all the way to Marquette University where we both went to school. That changed when we moved to West Allis a year ago, but driving down Lincoln Avenue one day - the vibrancy of it all - convinced me to pick up the habit once more.

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He likes Chicago, but loves Milwaukee

Published July 16, 2015

Last weekend Visit Milwaukee hosted Jun Song, one of the most prominent travel bloggers in China, along with a rep from Brand USA, a destination marketing organization. The results are still coming, but he seems to have loved Milwaukee.

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A fable about three boys, a fancy lemonade stand and a village of dummies

Published June 19, 2015

Three boys went into their piggy banks and decided they wanted to build a great lemonade stand. They had a great recipe and wanted their new stand to be the pride and joy of a new village. But the new village wouldn't help them so the boys moved to another village with nicer people.

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Build it now, Milwaukee

Published June 9, 2015

The push to a build a new $500 million sports and entertainment arena in Downtown Milwaukee along with an additional $500 million in commercial and retail development heats up this week.

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McKee out at WISN-TV 12

Published May 20, 2015

WISN-TV Ch. 12 announced Monday that evening anchor Craig McKee is headed to Cincinnati. According to Jan Wade, president and general manager, McKee's last day on the air in Milwaukee will be Friday.

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Baltimore riots could happen just as easily in Milwaukee

Published April 29, 2015

The riots in Baltimore were frightening in their wanton violence. Officials in Baltimore said that things would be better if the media focused on the good things. That kind of head in the sand behavior is the same thing we have in Milwaukee.

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NEWaukee calls on millenials to change the city's landscape

Published April 15, 2015

NEWaukee founder Ian Abston was joined on stage with president Angela Damiani, and over the course of nearly an hour, spoke in detail about their start, the work they've accomplished so far -- such as establishing connections, fueling the art community and changing perceptions with their popular Night Market -- and their hopes are for the city of Milwaukee in coming years.