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2014 picks: Jim Owczarski

Published Dec. 17, 2014

Wow. Another year is coming to a close, and 2014 was a fun one. Sports editor Jim Owczarski takes you through his favorites from the past year, including Andre 3000 making Brewers reliever Will Smith very uncomfortable, Jabari Parker's whirlwind first day in Milwaukee and the author's top stories of the year.

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Italian ambassador visits MPS, MAM and ICC today

Published Dec. 1, 2014

When Italian ambassador to the United States Claudio Bisogniero steps out into the frigid Milwaukee sunlight today, he'll have a busy day ahead of him. Bisogniero will visit MPS, MAM and the ICC today as part of a tour of Midwestern states.

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Milwaukee's best French restaurant, 2014

Published Oct. 22, 2014

Sometimes you like what you like, and Milwaukeeans have had a favorite French restaurant for years. It's good to be king, and even better to eat like one at this reader favorite.

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Best Chinese restaurant, 2014

Published Oct. 21, 2014

There are plentiful of Chinese restaurants in Milwaukee, but the best, as voted by you, rules all.

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Collaborate or die

Published Oct. 3, 2014

Entertainment, education, development, sports, retail, transit, etc. There are many easy ways to help move Greater Milwaukee forward, but collaborating is key and without it we all die since we're all in it - no mater what it is - together.

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City app lets you access services on your phone

Published Sept. 23, 2014

Yesterday, Mayor Tom Barrett unveiled a new mobile app that offers access to a range of city services. Today, I downloaded it, nosed around and took it for a spin to get an annoying pothole filled.

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5 things we'd want from St. Louis if they take (buy) Miller Coors

Published Sept. 15, 2014

The mill is buzz with news that Anheuser-Busch InBev is talking with banks about financing an acquisition of its rival, SABMiller. That got us thinking ... if Busch takes Miller Brewing from Milwaukee, what would we want from St. Louis?

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Don't be rude: Trust the chef

Published Aug. 27, 2014

Last week, I read an article about how rude it is to request food substitutions in a restaurant if you don't have a food allergy. If you haven't read it, you should, if only because it offers up a perspective seldom heard in the debate about customer behavior in restaurants - that of the chef.

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Wells Street Bridge closed for repairs

Published Aug. 26, 2014

Another bridge in Downtown Milwaukee is now closed. This time it's the Wells Street Bridge near Rock Bottom Brewery and The Rep.

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Salon: Milwaukee is the new Portland

Published Aug. 20, 2014

For me, Milwaukee is Milwaukee and we should be darn proud of it. But a comparison to Portland isn't bad and it's exactly what Richard Manning of OnEarth.org writes today on Salon.com.

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Finding the good in local government

Published Aug. 14, 2014

One of the easiest things to do is to find something wrong and then run out and criticize a local government about it. So I think it's only fair to occasionally give a nod to stuff that people do for citizens that makes life a lot easier.

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#Shop Local: MilwaukeeHome Water Bottle

Published Aug. 13, 2014

Today, the OnMilwaukee.com Shop Local marketplace offers a cool summer item, the official MilwaukeeHome stainless steel water bottle.

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Bublr Bikes rolls out 10 new Milwaukee bike-share stations

Published Aug. 6, 2014

This afternoon, Bublr Bikes announced and began installing the first of its 10 inaugural bike-share stations in downtown Milwaukee. The first station, set at Red Arrow Park, marks the first step in an extended launch that is expected to grow up to 40 more similar stations throughout Milwaukee in 2015 - with the goal of hitting 100 stations and 1,000 shareable bikes within the next few years.