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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.

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18 reasons to move to Milwaukee

Published April 11, 2015

To help toast the city we call home, OnMilwaukee.com partnered with Newaukee to compile this list of "18 reasons to move to Milwaukee." Join us here, won't you? Cheers!

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Still "pushing the envelope" after all these years

Published Feb. 5, 2015

Ten years ago, as someone recently reminded me, I wrote a piece for The Business Journal titled, "Milwaukee business must 'push the envelope'." It was our way, via YPM (Young Professionals of Milwaukee, now Fuel Milwaukee) and OnMilwaukee.com, to help champion change, innovation, creativity and causes. It's still relevant today.

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DPW resumes garbage and recycling collection

Published Feb. 4, 2015

The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works has resumed garbage and recycling collections on Wednesday, Feb. 4, following a 48-hour snow emergency.

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Area schools rank in top 20 for "Best Public Schools in Wisconsin"

Published Jan. 30, 2015

Niche Ranking System recently announced its "Best Public Schools in Wisconsin" list for 2015, and all four of Shorewood schools made it into the top 20. Other area communities like Whitefish Bay, Elm Grove and Brookfield also are well represented.

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A love letter to Milwaukee

Published Jan. 1, 2015

I've been living in Milwaukee going on 18 years now, and every time I say it - or write it - I can hardly believe it's been that long.