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A firehouse that

A firehouse that's more than a firehouse

At the turn of the 20th century, a section of Milwaukee's north side was once an independent village. Known as "North Milwaukee," it has its own government and schools, collected it's own taxes and was not affiliated with the larger city to its south. But in 1929 after a popular vote, North Milwaukee was annexed to the City of Milwaukee.  It gained full city services, including public works and water service, while still maintaining a sense of its own... A firehouse that's more than a firehouse appeared first on 88Nine Radio Milwaukee.

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Swimmers Dare To Test The Waters Of Lake Michigan

Swimmers Dare To Test The Waters Of Lake Michigan

Many people come to Klode Park in Whitefish Bay to admire the views and walk along the beach. While some occasionally wade into Lake Michigan, one group of people, known as the Klode Kru, like to swim two to three miles in it. The rest of the Kru plans to wait until the water temperature is warmer, [...] The post Swimmers Dare To Test The Waters Of Lake Michigan appeared first on Media Milwaukee.

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True Food
I had a great lunch last week at True Food Kitchen in Downtown Chicago. Truth be told, I hadn't heard of the place until we searched for lunch options close to our hotel and it popped up. Now, I want one in Milwaukee.
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Dave Swanson of Braise
There's no shortage of articles and television shows that showcase the dishes that chefs love to cook at their restaurants. But, what do they love to eat at the end of their exhausting 16-hour days? Or on their days off?
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David Magnasco
There's no shortage of articles and television shows that showcase the dishes that chefs love to cook at their restaurants. But, what do they love to eat at the end of their exhausting 16-hour days? Or on their days off?
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Summer school
When I was a kid, summer school was thought of as a place for slackers and ne'er do wells, and kids that struggled to keep up during the academic year. Now, I think summer school can be valuable to everyone, from the lagging learner to the valedictorian.