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#WeWant: Give the gift of Milwaukee history

Published Dec. 1, 2016

The popularity of Facebook groups like "Old Milwaukee" and OnMilwaukee's own urban spelunking series shows that Milwaukeeans have a passion for their city and its history. Indulge that passion with a gift rooted in our collective story. Here are a few ideas.

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This week in history: Milwaukee had important thoughts on the pantsuit

Published Nov. 5, 2016

With the election coming up next week, we're in the middle of a rather significant moment for the pantsuit in U.S. history. However, this isn't the first time pantsuits have been at the front of political discussion in early November - at least in Milwaukee.

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Urban spelunking: Standing on the shores of Lake Emily

Published Oct. 29, 2016

After months of trying to gain access, I have finally stood upon the shore of Downtown Milwaukee's Lake Emily and gazed out upon her limpid waters. But, it turns out, I arrived over-prepared and could have left the swimsuit and sand toys at home.

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8 images of Milwaukee's dining past

Published Oct. 7, 2016

Restaurants come and go and Milwaukee has had countless eateries across its nearly two centuries of history as an urban place. Here are some images of a few of them. Some you may remember, others may have faded like a ghost sign on an old Downtown building.

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