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West Bank Café is closed

Published May 12, 2015

The longtime Riverwest Vietnamese restaurant West Bank Café - located at 732 E. Burleigh St. - has closed.

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COA programs support families all year long

Published May 6, 2015

With summer fast approaching, you may be wondering where to enroll your children for summer camp. Or you may be looking to become more involved within your community and want opportunities to volunteer your time or donate gently used school supplies, books or clothing. COA is one such option.

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Doors Open Milwaukee: Mapping and exploring the city's patchwork quilt

Published April 30, 2015

My role as cartographer, or map maker, for Doors Open is to help provide an easy-to-read map that guides you to any and all of the sites and tours that will be open on Sept. 19-20. Beyond the scope of providing directions to sites with the maps, I get to observe how Doors Open Milwaukee becomes a more inclusive way to get to know the City of Milwaukee and its nearby suburbs.

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Whisker war: A night at Uptowner's third annual beard contest

Published March 19, 2015

The Uptowner was packed and not just for a late Sunday afternoon. Jock Jams blared from the speakers, and anticipation was in the air. On two TVs at separate ends of the bar, the Wisconsin-Michigan State game was coming down to the wire. But that wasn't the contest the excited and eager crowd was here to see. No, the main event was the Uptowner's third annual beard competition.

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Kern Park's role in Milwaukee's tuberculosis epidemic

Published Jan. 27, 2015

Tuberculosis isn't particularly feared today, but in the 19th century, it was one of the leading causes of death. The infection rate was close to 100 percent in major cities. If your infection developed into active tuberculosis - also called "consumption" - you faced a 20 percent chance of surviving. It was a terrifying, highly contagious and nearly untreatable disease, and it reached epidemic proportions in Milwaukee.

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Hate Crimes in Riverwest

"They just said, ' Oh, white girl bleeds a lot!' ",  according to Shaina Perry, a young white woman who was attacked by a gang of black youths at Kilbourn Reservoir Park after fireworks  Saturday night, July 2. Perry was among several  white victims who were injured ...

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