Taking the first step towards identifying potential real estate development partners to build mixed-use buildings featuring a library on the first level, Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) is asking real estate developers to submit information on current and potential projects that could be compatible with a library near four neighborhood libraries slated for replacement.
One of the easiest things to do is to find something wrong and then run out and criticize a local government about it.
So I think it's only fair to occasionally give a nod to stuff that people do for citizens that makes life a lot easier.
This afternoon, Bublr Bikes announced and began installing the first of its 10 inaugural bike-share stations in downtown Milwaukee. The first station, set at Red Arrow Park, marks the first step in an extended launch that is expected to grow up to 40 more similar stations throughout Milwaukee in 2015 - with the goal of hitting 100 stations and 1,000 shareable bikes within the next few years.
Recently, columnist Dave Begel named Ald. Michael Murphy one of the most important people in Milwaukee. As Common Council President, Murphy is one of the top politicians in the city. We sat down with the 10th district alderman -- who became the city's 47th council president on Feb. 11 -- to talk about a range of issues, from development to schools to crime and more.
As the city of Milwaukee seems on the precipice of moving toward some kind of development renaissance I've been thinking about the people to this city who are important to the City of Milwaukee. What I've come up with is a two-part series. In this installment I'm going to try and identify the 14 people most important to Milwaukee.
October 17th, 2012 – Milwaukee, WI “The best revenge is massive success.” That’s one of my very favorite quotes of all time, and it comes from Frank Sinatra. If there was ever anyone who got his revenge, it was him. Who else is even close when it comes to s...