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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.

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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?