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Bars & Clubs - May 15, 2017
Urban Spelunking: Landmark Lanes, which celebrates 90 years this week
Amid the many changes on the East Side, there are some places that have remained gloriously unchanged. One of those places is Landmark Lanes, 2220 N. Farwell Ave., which celebrates its 90th birthday this week with a party on Wednesday, May 17 from 5 until 7 p.m.
Milwaukee History - May 9, 2017
Urban Spelunking: The "other" Grand Theater
For many Milwaukeeans, mention of The Grand Theater conjures images of 1980s Wisconsin Avenue. But long before the palatial Warner Theater was recast as The Grand to complement the opening of The Grand Avenue Mall, there was the neighborhood Grand Theater on Holton Street.
Milwaukee History - May 2, 2017
Urban spelunking: Colectivo Lakefront Cafe / Milwaukee River Flushing Station
Among the more delicious examples of adaptive reuse in Milwaukee is the Colectivo Lakefront Cafe, where not only is the coffee hot and the food simple and delicious, but the setting can't be beat. While I love the lakefront site, I love the building even more.
Milwaukee History - April 25, 2017
Urban Spelunking: St. Martini Lutheran Church & School
Though the language and country of origin is different, St. Martini Lutheran Church and School continues to serve as a vibrant landmark in the heart of a Milwaukee immigrant community on the city's near South Side.
Milwaukee History - April 17, 2017
Urban spelunking: Former North Milwaukee Fire Station & Town Hall
I was lucky enough to get a peek inside the former North Milwaukee Fire Station & Town Hall - which is owned by the city and has also served as a ward sanitation yard and an MFD firehouse - last year. And, of course, I want to take you along with me.