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Urban spelunking: Charles Allis Art Museum Image

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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Retro Gamers Pack 8th Note Coffeehouse

By Quin Voet Game Start. Many retro gamers gathered Friday, the 7th of November, at the 8th Note Coffee House in the Union for Retro Game Day to play their favorite Nintendo 64, Super Nintendo and PlayStation games. Level 1. Gamers surrounded 4 T.V.s around the 8th Note, playing their timeless classic favorites including Super [...] The post Retro Gamers Pack 8th Note Coffeehouse appeared first on Media Milwaukee.

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The Minimalist Guide To Natural Aftershave

The Minimalist Guide To Natural Aftershave

Basically If I can't understand the ingredients I don't want it. The world of aftershave has dominated my face for as long as shave soap has. I love the smell of the Classic Old Spice, but I can't stand the burn, and my skin dries out completely. I'm not a fan of Alcohol on my face, so I tried some other aftershave creams, balms, what have you. Looking at the back of these containers left me  dumbfounded. What is Dimethicone, or Acryloydimethyl Taurate Copolymer, just to name a couple of ingredients listed on the back of the packages. Take a...

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Secrets to a flawless face on your wedding day

In my last post, we tackled a few of your hair concerns. But we still have one of the most personal and transformational services to cover...The Makeup Application. As I've mentioned previously, at WELL Spa + Salon, we really recommend scheduling a trial ahead of time, as makeup can be tricky and we want to ensure your day begins without a hitch (no pun intended).

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Secrets to a flawless face on your wedding day

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Historical photomontages
The photomontages created by Eau Claire's Then and Now Photography seamlessly meld images of the same place but from different eras, creating a fascinating and unique look at how familiar sites in Milwaukee have changed over the years.
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Christmas Tree Buying
If it's just not Christmas in your home without a fresh cut tree to wrap with lights and decorate with ornaments. Here's a list of places throughout Southeastern Wisconsin that can help you out. Most places offer the opportunity to choose and cut your tree or purchase a pre-cut tree. Happy hunting!
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Iron Block Building
This year, Dental Associates completed its restoration of the Iron Block Building -- actually a pair of connected buildings dating from 1860 and 1899 -- and the work put a gorgeous new luster on one of Downtown's most aged landmarks. As Milwaukee's only iron-facade building, it's a real Milwaukee gem. To look at the historic Iron Block Building on the corner of Water and Wisconsin now, you'd be hard-pressed to believe it almost didn't survive.
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Deluxe CD reissues
CD sales have plummeted this year -- as have digital downloads -- in the face of streaming music. But labels are still churning out deluxe CD reissues. Are you opening your wallet to pay for the extras?

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