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Urban spelunking: Charles Allis Art Museum

The building that houses the Charles Allis Art Museum, 1630 E. Royall Pl., on Milwaukee's East Side was designed and built as a home, but in a sense it's also always served as an art museum. Built by a captain of industry, Charles Allis, the house -- designed by Alexander Eschweiler and built in 1909 -- was planned as more than a home for Eschweiler and his wife, Sarah. It was meant to be a showplace for their ever-growing collection of art.

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Aisha Tyler Tells Students: It's OK to be "Weird"

Actress and comedian Aisha Tyler recalled her childhood as being an outcast because she was "part of two minorities" and loved videogames. She was tall, African-American, and didn't own a television. She owns up to being a geek, discussing the times she would spend an entire Saturday at the movie theater, alternating between the matinees [...] The post Aisha Tyler Tells Students: It's OK to be "Weird" appeared first on Media Milwaukee.

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No need for spring hope
Last year spring training was something we needed. As fans of the pro sports teams in Milwaukee and Green Bay, our spirits needed to be lifted out of the doldrums. But now we've got other stuff to be excited about so spring training doesn't have the urgency it once did.
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Isolation Hospital
While today, Milwaukee Health Department's Southside Health Center, 1639 S. 23rd St., is a bright, cheery neighborhood clinic offering health advice, free immunizations and the like, this was once South View Hospital, built as an isolation facility for folks suffering from brutal contagious diseases.
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Tonic's Tarantino
Justin Tarantino has worked at Tonic Tavern, 2335 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., for two years. He started helping out as a bar back and within a short period of time became a full-on bartender. He says he owes everything he knows about bartending to veteran bartender Paul "PK" Kennedy.
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Kids' salons
Kids' hair cuts do not have to be traumatic experiences. In fact, they can be down-right fun for the kids and create cherished memories for parents. Here's a comprehensive list of children's hair salons in Milwaukee, updated for 2012.

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