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Black Hawk Motel offers "modern retro" Dells experience

Published Wednesday, Aug. 24

Although Wisconsin Dells has become synonymous with waterparks over the past couple of decades, some vacationers seek a taste of the past. The funky Black Hawk Motel, built in 1945, is still owned by the same family that opened it.

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DIY Door County

Published Monday, Aug. 22

I've said it for years. Door County means different things to different people. Whether your idea of this magical peninsula is nature or adventure, shopping or relaxing, friends or family - or a mix of everything above, one storyline arcs above all the rest: Door County is what you make it.

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North Point Lighthouse is putting on a fresh face

Published Friday, Aug. 12

North Point Lighthouse is receiving a facelift with its first complete house and tower painting since it was restored over 10 years ago. The $23,500 project includes cleaning, repairing and replacing wood and materials where needed, and painting the keeper's quarters museum and the lighthouse tower.

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From Milwaukee, Wis. to Milwaukie, Ore.

Published Wednesday, Aug. 3

During a recent first visit to Portland, Ore., OnMilwaukee's Molly Snyder, naturally, felt compelled to visit nearby city Milwaukie and compare and contrast it with "our" Milwaukee. Check out 14 photos of Milwaukie, Ore.

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There's more to the Milwaukee County Zoo than meets the eye

Published Tuesday, Aug. 2

There's nothing like kids to get you out to the zoo. Since the little ones arrived, I've come to know the Milwaukee County Zoo intimately. But on a recent visit, I learned that there was plenty I hadn't yet seen or experienced at the zoo.

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Kohler Co. announces hotel expansion for Inn on Woodlake

Published Wednesday, July 27

Kohler Co. today announced expansion plans for Destination Kohler's boutique hotel, Inn on Woodlake. The three-diamond property will undergo an expansion and renovation through late 2016 and 2017, adding multi-bedroom units and common spaces.

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Tyjeski's walking tour takes in East Side terra cotta

Published Thursday, July 21

Walker's Point-based ceramics sculptor, teacher and architectural historian Ben Tyjeski is also a leader of walking tours around town; ones that focus on the city's terra cotta, the subject of a book he's working to get published. His next tour is on Sunday.

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People you'll meet on Oak Leaf Trail

Published Wednesday, July 20

Once partly old railroad rights of way, Milwaukee's 118-mile paved Oak Leaf Trail winds throughout the county and is used everyday by people of all sorts - whether to commute, to get exercise or just to have fun.

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Milwaukee County Parks pools guide, 2016

Published Tuesday, July 19

It's a good time to remind you that the Milwaukee County Parks System has a great selection of water-based recreational opportunities, including public pools. And whether you test the waters first or jump right in, check out our public pool guide.

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Experiencing China ... in Chicago

Published Tuesday, July 19

The Windy City has a vibrant and fun Chinatown neighborhood just south of Downtown, but there are other ways to experience Chinese culture in Chicago, too. Here are some ways visitors of all ages can celebrate Chinese culture in Chicago.

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The terror of travel

Published Wednesday, June 29

The more I fly, the less I enjoy it. Sure, I like the feeling of freedom, of being out roaming and seeing the world and experiencing new places. But last night's attack on Istanbul's Ataturk Airport really shakes me.

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Connect with nature at the Kettle Moraine Forest

Published Sunday, June 26

Escape the city for the lush forests and solace of Northern Wisconsin - without the long drive - when you travel to the Kettle Moraine Forest. There's a vast habitat to explore given that the southern unit spans 30 miles, from Dousman Village to Whitewater.

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Let's go fly a kite

Published Sunday, June 26

Whether your kite soars through the sky or refuses to get off the ground, a kite-flying trip to the lakefront and Gift of Wings is a wonderful way to not only get outside but also bring a few childhood memories back to life.

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Get your OnMilwaukee Bublr on

Published Thursday, June 16

From the very beginning, OnMilwaukee's been an advocate for bike sharing in greater Milwaukee. And today, we're super excited to jump on board in a new capacity. Yes, people, you can now ride your very own OnMilwaukee Bublr bike. So hop on!

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7 photos from Grant Park's "haunted" Seven Bridges

Published Tuesday, June 14

At Seven Bridges there's a covered bridge with the inscription "Enter this wild wood and view the haunts of nature" and the witchy words are, in part, why the park is said to be haunted. OnMilwaukee was there today but, unfortunately, didn't experience anything supernatural.