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Published Nov. 25, 2012
As the holiday season dawned last year, author Michael Lisicky conjured the heyday of Milwaukee's Downtown shopping culture with "Gimbels Has It!." Now, the same publisher has issued Paul Geenan's "Schuster's & Gimbels: Milwaukee's Beloved Department Stores," which charts the course of Brew City's two legendary retailers and recounts their eventual merger.
Published Nov. 27, 2011
Michael J. Lisicky's new book, "Gimbels Has It!," now out in paperback from The History Press, is perfectly timed. It arrives as many Milwaukeeans are likely feeling a pang of nostalgia for what was once the gem of the city's shopping scene.
Published Oct. 2, 2006
During the mid-1900s, Milwaukee's Historic Mitchell Street was a sea of lace, beads and white tulle. The street was dubbed "Bridal Row" because of its immense stock of bridal shops, but as time went on the number of shops began dwindling.