As residents of Brew City, we all have a certain amount of pride when it comes to Miller Brewing Company -- whether we drink the stuff or not. After all, it's the only major brewing company left in a city that once was, truly, the Beer Capital of the World.
But all prejudice aside, is Miller beer a great mass-produced beer compared to competitors like Budweiser, Coors and the like, or is it overrated?
E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org and if picked, we'll post your response next Sunday. Only submissions that include your full name and where you live will be considered.
Last week's question: What was Milwaukee's biggest tragedy?
I don't think there is any doubt that the biggest tragedy in the relatively
recent history of this area was the crash of the Midwest Airlines plane in
1985. The plane was bound for Atlanta and all 31 people aboard died. The
cause of the crash was the failure of the right engine that was caused by
engine fatigue. It was the first and only big airplane crash in Milwaukee
and the first one covered extensively by local and national television.
In response to your article about Milwaukee's Dark side, I think the one that will haunt us forever is being the home and workplace of Jeffery Dahmer ... The man and his corrupt behavior has left an imprint on Milwaukee for a lifetime.
Simply it was Mayor Meier.
At the end of his last term as mayor, John Norquist failed to pursue investing city funds to attract GE Healthcare to Downtown Milwaukee. Construction of GE's new $100 million office, retail, and parking structure on North Water Street would have brought over 1,300 jobs to downtown Milwaukee. It's a decision he later admitted was a mistake. Fortunately, Mayor Tom Barrett and the current Common Council didn't let a similar opportunity with Manpower slip away, approving $25.5 million in city funds for Manpower's new $78 million corporate headquarters on Cherry Street in downtown Milwaukee. This project is estimated to bring up to 1,200 jobs to the downtown. The wrong righted almost makes one forget what could have been.
Molly Snyder started writing and publishing her work at the age 10, when her community newspaper printed her poem, "The Unicorn.” Since then, she's expanded beyond the subject of mythical creatures and written in many different mediums but, nearest and dearest to her heart, thousands of articles for OnMilwaukee.
Molly is a regular contributor to FOX6 News and numerous radio stations as well as the co-host of "Dandelions: A Podcast For Women.” She's received five Milwaukee Press Club Awards, served as the Pfister Narrator and is the Wisconsin State Fair’s Celebrity Cream Puff Eating Champion of 2019.