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Milwaukee History - Nov. 14, 2017
Urban Spelunking: Milwaukee Athletic Club
Of course, I've seen it, anchoring the intersection of Broadway and Wells for decades. But the Milwaukee Athletic Club, 758 N. Broadway, was one of those places I took for granted, not thinking about it too much. Until I couldn't seem to stop seeing little reminders of it everywhere.
Milwaukee History - Oct. 10, 2017
Urban Spelunking: Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church
Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church is in transition and its been doing its best to use the past to build its future.
Dining - Oct. 3, 2017
Urban Spelunking: Colectivo on Prospect
Before 1997, you wouldn't likely have noticed the low-slung building at 2211 N. Prospect Ave. Now, it's hard to imagine it as anything other than the first Colectivo cafe, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.
Milwaukee History - Sept. 20, 2017
Urban spelunking: Milwaukee Breakwater Lighthouse
Do you ever wonder what it was like for the men who landed on the moon to stand on the cratered surface and look back at the Earth; to be the only folks alive to know the feeling of being out at a place that everyone can see but that no one gets to visit and look back from? I imagine it's much like a visit to the breakwater lighthouse felt - though obviously to the Nth degree - on a recent trip out there on a Coast Guard Aids to Navigation boat.
Milwaukee History - Sept. 19, 2017
Urban Spelunking: A Lafarge cement ship
We took to the drink for a tour of a Lafarge cement ship docked at Jones Island in the Port of Milwaukee to unload "powder" from Lafarge's cement operation in Alpena Mich., before heading out onto the lake for a stop at Grand Haven on its way back up to Alpena.