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An OP reflects on YP Week

Published April 18, 2014

Today ends YP week in Milwaukee, co-sponsored by OnMilwaukee.com, where I work, and a creature of Newaukee, the organization of young professionals that is working to make this a better place to live and work and play. As an OP, allow me to reflect.

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Celebrate Milwaukee Day

Published April 14, 2014

Today we shall celebrate our fine, fine city. Why? Because it's "414" day, which is not only the date, April 14, but also Milwaukee's area code. Clever, isn't it? Here are a few suggestions to make today the Milwaukee-est.

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100 things for kids to do in Milwaukee, 2014

Published April 13, 2014

This list - updated for 2014 - features fun stuff in and around Milwaukee for kids of all ages. From smelling the roses at Boerner Botanical Gardens to visiting Old World Wisconsin, this list is chock full of suggestions to keep your little ones entertained all year long.

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"Made in Milwaukee" episodes back on DIY

Published March 28, 2014

Last year, Jeremy Shamrowicz and his team at Flux Design were in the spotlight for home renovations on "Made In Milwaukee" on the DIY network. For those of you that missed the shows the first time around, DIY will re-run a number of episodes in April.

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AVP Tour to include Milwaukee stop

Published March 24, 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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Badgers use old formula to crush American

Published March 20, 2014

The Wisconsin Badgers defeated American University, 70-35, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at the BMO Harris Bradley Center Thursday afternoon in Milwaukee. It was an impressive display, but typical of a Bo Ryan-coached squad.

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6 things to do while visiting Milwaukee for NCAA

Published March 19, 2014

You're in Milwaukee for just a few days, and the plan is to take in as much basketball as you can, right? Well, we hope you get to see our great city too and here are 6 ideas for you.

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Grab a seat at UWM's Selection Sunday seeding party

Published March 14, 2014

With their 69-63 victory over Wright State in the Horizon League championship, the UWM Panthers have already provided the 2014 NCAA tournament with its first dose of madness. Now, it's just a matter of finding out where our local Cinderella will end up and who they will play.

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Should Milwaukee buy PBR?

Published March 6, 2014

A new idea - to buy Pabst Blue Ribbon and bring it back to Milwaukee. Yay or nay?

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Is there room for more hotel rooms in Milwaukee?

Published March 3, 2014

For decades, the people responsible for booking conventions in Milwaukee have cited the number of hotel rooms available as the primary obstacle to booking larger conventions into Milwaukee. And after a conversation with Paul Upchurch, the president and CEO of Visit Milwaukee, it's clear that the number of rooms is still an issue.

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Where's the love for Milwaukee hip-hop?

Published Feb. 28, 2014

If you love hip-hop, you love Milwaukee. It has had a burgeoning scene for years, but unfortunately it's only really bubbled under the surface. Underground at its core. But there are a handful of talented artists looking to break out - or break away.

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Mayor plans increase in pothole relief

Published Feb. 19, 2014

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett announced this morning that he has directed his budget team, as well as the Department of Public Works, to prepare proposals for increasing pothole fixes throughout the city.

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The favorite bars of Milwaukee's stars

Published Feb. 18, 2014

In New York and Los Angeles, it's easy to keep track celebrities, where they shop, eat, get gas and so forth. All you have to do is follow the paparazzi. In Milwaukee, it can be a little harder, but we have our share of celebrities and well-known people, too. In keeping with Bar Month here at OMC, we decided to find out what the favorite haunts were of some of our local stars.