Results tagged with 'radio doctors'
Published Nov. 11, 2014
I've been a record store rat since I was about 9 (no, I won't tell you how many years ago that was), but I've whiled away countless hours in the dens of wonder, from sea to shining sea and even beyond. Luckily, there are still some great record shops in town, but not nearly as many as there used to be. Here are six lost Milwaukee places that I wish were still here ...
Published March 27, 2014
It was 11 years ago today when my mother called me from Milwaukee and told me Ron Cuzner had died that day at 64. I was stunned into a Cuzner-like pregnant-pause silence. I had moved to Madison in 1989, so I lost my close connection to Ron in those pre-radio streaming years. He had spun his last Ellington "Solitude" intro and uttered his last golden catch-phrase. He and his jazz program "The Dark Side" had finally moved on to the light.
Published Nov. 5, 2013
Everybody who loves music has one of those records. Many of us have one for every year of life. One of mine is Billy Bragg's "Life's a Riot With Spy Vs. Spy," which turns 30 this year and is now reissued in a slim sleeve that looks like the original 12" vinyl release.
Published Oct. 25, 2013
Radio Doctors was sold and closed in 1991. Today, the lower level space that once occupied Radio Doctors is available. Avis recently closed its location there so the vacant corner is calling out for a new tenant.
Published Jan. 24, 2013
Ken Hanson, founder of Milwaukee-based advertising agency and design studio, Hanson Dodge Creative, attributes his success to life lessons, hard work, being himself and incredible mentors along the way.
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