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Kohler Co. announces hotel expansion for Inn on Woodlake Image

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.

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7 places to have a geocache adventure in Milwaukee

Published Sunday, June 12

Whether you are a resident of Milwaukee or just visiting, you can discover and learn more about the city by brushing up on your navigation skills and going on a geocache adventure. Here are seven places to do just that.

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Lake Geneva getaway packs in food, fun, magic and adventure

Published Friday, June 10

Less than an hour from Milwaukee, Lake Geneva is a beautiful vacation destination for a day trip, weekend getaway or full-on family vacation. Whether you're on water or land, there is plenty to do and see in this quaint and historic resort town.

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Mitchell Airport baggage claim earns LEED certification

Published Tuesday, June 7

Milwaukee County's General Mitchell International Airport has been notified that the Baggage Claim Renovation Project has received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

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Recommended BRT route could save riders more than 100 hours a year

Published Tuesday, June 7

After public meetings, transit modeling and route analysis, an alignment has been recommended as the East-West Bus Rapid Transit route. Analysis shows that an end to end trip could take as little as 35 minutes, which is more than 30% faster than a bus in mixed traffic.

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How to avoid bloodsucking bedbugs when traveling

Published Monday, June 6

The disturbing fact is, bedbugs are found everywhere - from cheap flop houses to the most opulent hotels. Randy Rupert, team leader of Batzner Pest Control's bedbug services, shares tips on how to prevent bringing these vampire bugs home from hotels.