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App populates The Streets of Old Milwaukee with Brew City characters

Published Dec. 1, 2015

On Dec. 11, The Streets of Old Milwaukee, which has been made over for its 50th anniversary, reopens, and while technology is being added, you won't find it in the street cobble or in the shop windows. Instead, your phone will serve as your time machine.


Get social at The Streets of Old Milwaukee

Published Oct. 22, 2015

As Milwaukee Public Museum prepares to reopen the 50-year-old Streets of Old Milwaukee patrons are encouraged, starting next week, to stop in front of the new streetcar entrance to the beloved exhibit and snap a photo to share.


5 iconic Milwaukee cats

Published Sept. 25, 2015

Thanks to the UW-Milwaukee Panthers, the Lake Park Lions and the Milwaukee Lion, Brew City may seem like a big feline town, but we also hold some iconic tabby-sized kitties close to our hearts. Here are a few of them...


Workers buffing Streets of Old Milwaukee for Dec. 11 reopening

Published Sept. 16, 2015

Though the newly buffed Streets of Old Milwaukee won't open to the public until Dec. 11 - work is currently on schedule, according to museum staff - I got a peek inside this week, along with MPM's Director of Exhibits Julian Jackson.


Streets of Old Milwaukee closes Aug. 3 for renovations

Published July 15, 2015

The Milwaukee Public Museum's (MPM) beloved exhibit the Streets of Old Milwaukee (Streets) will close temporarily on Aug. 3 to be reimagined and renovated in celebration of its 50th anniversary.

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Cleopatra comes to Milwaukee

My Tuesdays and Thursdays are typically spent at the Milwaukee Public Museum, doing the Exhibits Intern thing. As I've mentioned before, this sometimes means cleaning life-sized models of dinosaurs. Most commonly, it involves me at a desk, headphones in, plowing through some project that needs ...

25 Years Already?

Friday November 14th, 2008 - Milwaukee, WI/Lake Villa, ILAs close as I can figure it exactly twenty-five years ago today I stepped on a stage to try my hand at standup comedy for the very first time. I was a twenty year old punk without a clue as to what life was about or what the future would br...

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