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OnMilwaukee Weekend Preview: April 20-23, 2017 Image

OnMilwaukee Weekend Preview: April 20-23, 2017

Published Saturday, April 22

The great Milwaukee weekend is here ... and so is your Weekend Preview! Get ready for a weekend of cheering on your Bucks in the playoffs. Take in a game at Miller Park and watch the Brewers host the Cardinals. Make it a great one!

Milwaukee Talks: MPM's Dennis Kois on building a new museum Image

Milwaukee Talks: MPM's Dennis Kois on building a new museum

Published Wednesday, April 19

The fact that Milwaukee Public Museum has been considering a new home is no secret, but the idea has again been in the news recently. We talked to president and CEO Dennis Kois about the kinds of decisions and considerations that figure into such a move.

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The numerology of 414

Published Friday, April 14

Let's get New Age-y and math-y for a minute and find out the numerology of "414" on 414 Day!

414 things we love about Milwaukee Image

414 things we love about Milwaukee

Published Friday, April 14

Sure, you love Milwaukee. But do you love it so much you can name 414 things you love about it? We do! Here's a big list, in no particular order, of 414 (our area code) things we love about Milwaukee.

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Discovery World plans Lakefront expansion and renovation

Published Monday, April 10

Discovery World unveiled a major expansion and renovation to the Lakefront facility that will begin in late summer 2017, adding nearly 20,000 square feet of accessible public space to Wisconsin's largest science and technology center.

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Milwaukee: America's City of Light?

Published Thursday, April 6

Paris, schmaris. As Anthony said, "Let there be light." And more light. The Anthony is Anthony Crivello, Milwaukee native and Tony Award-winning actor. He has an idea to light up Milwaukee to identify its neighborhoods and beautify the city.

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Milwaukee Talks: Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn

Published Sunday, April 2

In this Milwaukee Talks, we chat with MPD Chief Edward Flynn, who has been chief of police in Milwaukee for just over eight years. He has presided over a department founded in 1855, and one that is functioning in one of the most turbulent times in its history.

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National Trust says Domes are a National Treasure & can be repaired

Published Wednesday, March 22

Today, the National Trust for Historic Preservation releases a new engineering report on the Mitchell Park Domes - which it calls a National Treasure - that the trust says "demonstrates a more comprehensive and cost-effective path forward for preserving the Domes."

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Milwaukee needs a fountain

Published Saturday, March 18

I'm again calling for the creation of a new, Lake Michigan Milwaukee fountain. Milwaukee means water, and what better way to showcase our connections to fresh water than a giant fountain in Lake Michigan.

Urban spelunking preview: Plum Media kicks off Milwaukee Casket building reno Image

Urban spelunking preview: Plum Media kicks off Milwaukee Casket building reno

Published Tuesday, March 7

On Friday, folks from Menomonee Valley Partners, City of Milwaukee, Design 2 Construct, Paradigm Real Estate and BMO Harris were on hand as Plum Media President Rich Schmig turned the ceremonial shovel of dirt on the project to restore a 1920s Milwaukee building and turn it into Plum's new home.

The daily newspaper is on life support and the plug is being pulled Image

The daily newspaper is on life support and the plug is being pulled

Published Thursday, March 2

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is on life support as it continues a slide into oblivion. The publishers and higher-ups try to put a good face on it, but facts are facts. The question is whether anyone, especially younger people, care about the newspaper.