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Articles tagged with 'milwaukee'


Bucks new "Our City" ad spotlights civic pride

Published Nov. 19, 2015

The latest Bucks video spot was released today and will begin airing locally in Milwaukee in the coming days. Titled "Our City," the ad helps to illustrate the power of basketball to connect the community,


Wisconsin, Frankie is back!

Published Nov. 19, 2015

Frankie MacDonald, who has autism, gives a weather warning in a boisterous fashion (via YouTube) that I cannot stop smiling at. And, he's just in time for our first snow event of the season.


Several new Downtown hotels are on the rise

Published Nov. 13, 2015

The hotel scene in Downtown Milwaukee, like nearly everything, is changing quickly. Here's a short list of what's up next in greater Downtown. Which ones are you most looking forward to? Chime in and check in.


Damn, Milwaukee, you're busy

Published Oct. 30, 2015

My morning commute reminded me that construction crews appear to be busier than ever in Milwaukee, especially on the northeast end of Downtown and the East Side.


Poor left off Milwaukee's speeding development train

Published Oct. 22, 2015

The Milwaukee Hi-Speed development train has left the station and is rocketing down the track, but not everyone has a ticket to get aboard And somebody somewhere has to point out that this train station might as well have a "Whites Only" sign on the platform.


Milwaukee gets "SNL" mention

Published Oct. 12, 2015

Two flight attendants' (Amy Schumer, Vanessa Bayer) song about in-flight service goes wrong in an "SNL" skit Saturday night. But, Milwaukee gets a nice little mention.


Video: A Lake Express Ferry journey

Published Sept. 25, 2015

Our first stop on a long road trip east? A 15-minute drive to Bay View to board the Lake Express Ferry. The two-and-half-hour trip not only saved us navigating Chicago on a Friday morning, but was also great fun in itself. And there's definitely something to be said for arriving in Michigan ready to go with a full tank of gas.


City could have potential costs of $4 million in denying license for strip club

Published Sept. 21, 2015

Silk Exotic has been denied once again in its efforts to open a strip club in downtown Milwaukee. During the hearing Alerman Mark Borkowski brought up the costs to the city as a result of lawsuits and judgements against the city in cases brought by Silk. Attorneys for Silk estimate the potential liability for the city at about $4 million.