Results tagged with 'milwaukee public library'
Published July 25, 2014
In May 2011, I wrote about the Milwaukee Public Library's recently installed green roof, which boasted not only a couple rows of solar panels, but 33,000 square feet of rainwater capturing and temperature moderating plants. Back then, the plants were in but they were little more than seedlings, so the roof didn't look very green. This week, I stopped in to check on the progress.
Published July 22, 2014
Today, I visited the Milwaukee Public Library's beautiful Central Library to do research for a couple upcoming stories. While I was there, I asked to see the dome...
Published July 16, 2014
Library director Paula Kiely called The Standard a "new, modern library structure ... which is really state of the art when it comes to public libraries." Yesterday, Milwaukee Public Library hosted a media walk-through of the library space and developer HSI Properties took everyone upstairs to see one of the apartments, too.
Published June 5, 2014
This morning, the Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) announced that it recently hired Sam McGovern-Rowen to oversee the upcoming $21.5 million library branch redevelopment program.
Published May 23, 2014
It's that time of year again. The time when I'm thrilled that my kids are thrilled to sign up for Milwaukee Public Library's Super Reader summer reading program.
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Thursday October 20th, 2011 - Fox Lake, IL I’m still making progress on all my projects, even though it’s slower than I’d like. There is always something to work on whether it’s comedy bookings or comedy class lessons or making progress on Uranus Factory Outlet...
Tuesday July 28th, 2009 - Lake Villa, IL Now is when the real work starts. I’ve been struggling for years and years to build up an act that works and I’ve done that. It wasn’t easy and I’m still improving but I’ve achieved a level of competence most comic...
Friday July 24th, 2009 - Milwaukee, WI I have a friend from out of town that had a job interview today in Milwaukee. He knew I’m from there and asked if I’d go up and show him around and make sure he was able to find the place he needed to be. I really didn’t want to...
With the gas prices at record highs and the warm weather finally arriving, it's the perfect time to become a tourist in our hometown.
Editors and writers at onmilwaukee.com, as well as many savvy readers, have already encouraged this creative approach to local "travel". Right no...
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