There's never a shortage of new people, events, decisions and ideas in Milwaukee, some moving the city forward and some holding it back. In this subjective and light-hearted article, we take Milwaukee's temperature as 2010 comes to a close.
This season, plenty is hot, and plenty is not.
Clay Matthews is tearing it up for the Packers, while Rick Peterson was sent packing by the Brewers. MPS teachers have a new contract, and long-time WTMJ host Jeff Jagler has left the station in the wake of a morning show shakeup.
High-speed rail seems like it's got one foot in the grave, but Glorioso's is being reborn across the street.
'Tis the season, indeed.
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Clay Matthews -- On his way to Defensive Player of the Year.
Kings Go Forth -- Now on a west coast tour.
Ted Thompson -- Credit where credit is due.
Badgers football -- BCS bowl game-bound.
Jaill -- Touring Europe.
Bucyrus and Ladisch -- Bold sold, will be stronger.
Pop up retailers in Downtown, Third Ward -- 'Tis the season.
New Glorioso's -- Set to open Dec. 2.
Night before Thanksgiving drinking -- Black Wednesday!
MPS teacher contract -- Saves taxpayers money, 85 percent of teachers voted for it.
Ron Roenicke -- Give the skipper a chance.
Summerfest skipping the fourth -- Risky but innovative.
Pizza Man -- Maybe coming back, maybe not.
WTMJ's morning show -- Wasn't broke, didn't fix it.
High-speed rail -- Dead in the water?
Laurie Bembenek pardon talk -- Little good now.
Complaining about the TSA -- Really?
Christmas music before Thanksgiving -- Really???
Racine County -- Slammed by storms several times this year.
Rick Peterson -- One and done.
Sue Sachdeva -- 11 years in the slammer for ripping off Koss.
Brett Favre -- Go home to your tractor.
Brad Childress -- Just go away.