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15 behind the scenes photos at The Pabst Mansion

Published July 21, 2015

Come with me to see the progress on the restoration of The Pabst Mansion's third floor and also peek into the basement and attic, and experience the view from the roof of this Milwaukee landmark.


2014 picks: Bobby Tanzilo

Published Dec. 10, 2014

Another year has come and gone and, as always, it's left a trail of great music, books and concerts in its wake...


Wisconsin books make perfect gifts

Published Dec. 14, 2013

Last year, there was a treasure trove of literature on Wisconsin history and themes around the holidays and this year, it seems, there's even more out there. Here are a few nuggets that will please the Sconnie-minded on your holiday gift-giving list.


Lavish "Layton's Legacy" chronicles enduring gift of art

Published Sept. 24, 2013

In a sense, the story of Frederick Layton is the story of art in Milwaukee. Not only was the English immigrant meat-packer one of Milwaukee's first serious art collectors, he was also among the first to pony up to build a civic art gallery - the Layton Art Gallery on Jefferson Street - to allow the public access to his collection. That gallery also had an important local art school attached and, while the gallery morphed into the Milwaukee Art Museum, strands of the school are woven into the history of Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design.

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