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Barter your way to a better life

Published Feb. 4, 2013

If you want it or need it, God knows it's gotta be on Craigslist. I think of it as another way to save money, to consume less, to recycle and reuse. For all of that and a feeling of camaraderie with my fellow penny pincher, the shining star of the 'List is the "Barter" area.

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Milwaukee Police crack down on online prostitution

Published April 2, 2009

The cliché has played out in the movies and on TV countless times: a man pulls up to a suggestively-dressed woman; she leans in the window and asks what he's looking for; a price is negotiated and she hops inside. While many in Milwaukee have heard stories about notorious pick-up zones, the world's oldest profession, like everything else, has gone high-tech. Consider it another example of the internet changing the way people do business.

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New student site outbids old-school book buying

Published Dec. 28, 2008

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee senior Dylan Katz Pinkus is majoring in economics, but he's not waiting for graduation to put his skills to the test. He's launched bkbid.com, an auction-based Web site that allows UWM students a place to list, sell and buy textbooks and other class books. Here's how it works.

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Wanna buy La Piazza? It's for sale on Craigslist

Published Nov. 10, 2008

Formerly Node cafe, La Piazza has gone through a couple incarnations over the past year or so, trying its hand at being a cafe, a bar and a pizzeria. Now, the owners are looking to sell.

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What would you do for a ticket?

Published Jan. 13, 2008

Long before for the dawn of Web-based amenities like Ticketmaster.com, eBay and Craigslist, getting your paws on highly sought-after tickets -- be they for Spring Training games or Springsteen -- meant one thing: waiting in some sort of ridiculous line.

Reader blogs:

Thrifty vs. Cheap

  Monday May 20th, 2013 – Fox Lake, IL    I really needed to get rid of that Nissan Sentra. It was sucking whatever self esteem I may have had left right through the exhaust pipe, and no matter how good of a deal it was or wasn’t it put a vibe in my life I don&rsq...

The dating game

So I was out having a drink with a friend, who's dating life can be described as "painfully embarassing", when she casually blurted out that she posted a personal ad on Craigslist. Feeling that it was her last resort, as the bar scene was getting old, and the idea of bumping into Mr. Ri...


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