Results tagged with 'living'
Published May 25, 2015
When Charmion Herron's mother died in 2010, she - along with her three sisters and brother - thought the family home was gone for good. There was no will, major repairs were needed and the house eventually became the property of the city following a tax foreclosure hearing. Now, talking with Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service and relaxing in the living room as the owner of the home where she spent her teenage years, it all seems surreal.
Published May 11, 2015
Brighten up your patio, deck or front entrance with containers. They're an excellent way to add color, fragrance and beauty where plantable space is limited or non-existent.
Published Feb. 26, 2015
For a while, we didn't know exactly what city we were moving to because the house is at the convergence of three cities. Then we got the official postcard from the post office: West Allis.
Published Dec. 17, 2014
The Milwaukee Common Council may have held over making a decision on the Milwaukee Streetcar until 2015 in yesterday morning's meeting, but it did approve a recommendation from the Community and Economic Development Committee to allocate $300,000 of Community Development Block Grant funding to the Milwaukee Promise initiative.
Published Dec. 12, 2014
On Oct. 17, former UW-students Dezy Brown and fiancée Meghan St. Ledger were among the first to hold a ceremony post legalization in Wisconsin.
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Die Hard is a classic tale of surviving the unexpected by relying on wits and determination. Surviving long enough, that is, to buy time until ample help arrives. Of course, this particular story is shot through the lens of a film camera so the flair for the dramatic is obviously dialed up. Case ...
The Cure for Inflataphobia? Why a Dose of Surplus Productivity Of Course! - March 19th, 2014by Paul WinghartHave an irrational fear of inflation these days? Well, you are clearly not alone. It seems that stoking the inflationary-fear fires is all the rage in the realm of economic content. B...
Excuses are never in short supply. Why something was not accomplished or why an incident happened often produces a fictitious response. A thin facade drapes over eyes of the one listening to the half truths. Little white lies such as why homework wasn't done or how a favorite glass was broken...
Smile and All the Ketchup Will Smile Back at You - February 2nd, 2014by Paul WinghartIn 1998, Heinz Company spent a lot of money to run an ad during the Superbowl. At that time, the ketchup maker was rolling with a campaign that touted using 25 tomatoes in every bottle for a "richer, thicker...
The Year of Bob Newhart Economics- January 3rd, 2014I am declaring 2014 the Year of Bob Newhart economics for a number of reasons. For the uninitiated, Bob Newhart played probably the best straight man in television sitcom history first as a Chicago psychologist in the hit series “The ...
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