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Results tagged with 'south side'

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Chavez BID looks to dramatically transform historic street

Published Dec. 11, 2014

Aside from a streetscape redesign a few years ago, Cesar E. Chavez Drive in Clarke Square remains the same as it was decades ago. That might change as a result of local organizations' efforts to greatly enhance the street's appeal.

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Geenen recounts struggle for civil rights on the South Side

Published March 29, 2014

In his books, community activist and author Paul Geenen has homed in on important, hyper local subjects, like the heyday of the Bronzeville neighborhood, the diversity of Sherman Park and the story of Gimbels and Schuster's department stores. His latest book for The History Press, "Civil Rights Activism in Milwaukee: South Side Struggles in the `60s and `70s," is the result of a special request.

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The Splinter Group launches inaugural season this summer

Published July 22, 2013

Jim Farrell's long-time love of the theater takes a new twist this year with the birth of The Splinter Group, a fledgling troupe that will stage three plays during its inaugural season at the Marian Center on the South Side of Milwaukee.

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Herbal medicine on Milwaukee's South Side

Published July 11, 2013

I have a health infatuation - herbal remedies. Utilizing herbs as a natural means to treat health issues and ailments is something I've been interested in since my first allergic reaction to Western medication in my teens. I recently explored herbal shopping options in Milwaukee and was thrilled to discover The Natural Food Shop on the South Side.

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"Washing Cars and Wasting Time" recalls South Side childhood

Published June 19, 2013

Spending his adolescence manning his family's self-service car wash provided John C. Oliva with what he calls "his own little library" of unusual stories and anecdotes. This year Orange Hat Publishing in Milwaukee released Oliva's memoir "Washing Cars and Wasting Time: Misadventures at a Family-Run Car Wash." The book captures life (and work) on Milwaukee's South Side during the seven years Oliva spent at the car wash at 13th and Layton.

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How to Bowl Like a Champ

Anyone who sucks at bowling needs to give duck pin bowling a try. You'll feel like a king in no time! Lucky for Milwaukeeans, we've got Koz's at our disposal. Koz's Mini Bowl (2078 S. 7th St) is a quintessential Southside Milwaukee dive-bar. A kitschy, comfortable, cozy throwback situated on the ...


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