By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers   Published Jul 25, 2007 at 5:22 AM

There's no shortage of stuff going on in Milwaukee right now, some moving the city forward and some holding it back. In this subjective and light-hearted article, we take Milwaukee's temperature for July, 2007.

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Ryan Braun - Fastest player to 50 homers since Pujols.
Biodiesel - Now available in Milwaukee.

Water Buffalo - Can't find parking? Pull up a boat.
Roadside corn stands - Knee-high at the 4th of July.
Bud Selig - Hates Bonds, still loves the Brewers.
Burnhearts - Bay View's hoppin' new bar.
Decibully - New album just dropped.
Miller Chill - Flying off the shelves.
Brad Beyer - "Jericho" gets a second life.
Marquette's soccer stadium - Thanks, Tom Crean.

Racing Chorizo - Rookie of the Year candidate?
Fifth Ward - Condo madness continues.
Kinnickinnic Avenue - New bars will raise profile.
Jazz in the Park - Still packed after all these years.
Urban Outfitters/Anthropologie - Finally en route.
Ryan Adams at the Pabst - Make up for canceled show.
Outdoor Public Market - Helping the market grow. 

88.9 Radio Milwaukee - Music good, DJs working on it.
Marquette Interchange - Is it done yet?
Midwest Airlines - We love you, but what's left to do?
NBC pilot set in Milwaukee - But taped in Hollywood?
Ben Sheets' finger - Not season-ending … or is it?
Downer Ave. - Construction gives ghost town glow.
Citywide Wi-Fi - City project tests OK, but delayed.

Commuter Rail - Milwaukeeans are stuck in cars.
E. Wisconsin Ave. - Just too many vacant spaces.
Rod Burks - At least he still has a job.


Yi - One lame excuse after the other.
Jude cops on trial - Will justice finally be served?
Mike McGee, Jr. - This may be the charge that sticks.