Results tagged with 'History'
Published April 9, 2017
On a recent morning in Bronzeville, a crowd of community members and city leaders gathered for the groundbreaking of the new Garfield Development - featuring a new location for the Black Holocaust Museum, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Published April 5, 2017
After five years of running a successful walking tour business called Gothic Milwaukee, Anna Lardinois created a self-guided Downtown walking tour.
Published April 2, 2017
When a restaurant has been around for over 100 years, there are bound to be myriad stories within its walls. And that was certainly the case for Karl Ratzsch, one of Milwaukee's oldest and most iconic restaurants.
Published Jan. 13, 2017
Milwaukee's own John A. Krause, more popularly known at the turn of the century as world-renowned contortionist Adonis Ames, bent over backwards to become famous - and paid for it by dying before he was 30 years old.
Published Jan. 2, 2017
By mid-1972, the Alternate Site had settled into peaceful co-existence with its neighbors, the police and ordinary citizens enjoying warm summer days along Milwaukee's lakefront. That is, until July 2, 1972, when an altercation broke out.
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When we think about the American Pioneer, we tend to focus almost exclusively on what theydidn't have. A job, for instance, much less a home. They tended to have little in the way of standardized education and were often at the mercy of nature's elements. They were without community and prot...
Thursday December 19th, 2013 – Island Lake, IL This is supposed to be the best time in history to be alive, but I’m not so sure if I’m convinced. Technology offers a lot of wonderful conveniences we only dreamed about not that long ago, but the human side of life...
The Productivity Paradox – Comparing Innovations by Paul Winghart Would you rather be the only one with a motorcar in 2013 or the only one with a smart phone in 1913? Assuming the entire current infrastructure is in place so your phone would work then as it does now, the question ge...
Five Wisconsin firms have submitted winning bids to build a new 38,000-square-foot Visitor Center and Wesley W. Jung Carriage Museum at Wade House historic site in Greenbush. The new year-round facility will overlook Highway 23, the busy Sheboygan County thoroughfare, midway between Sheboygan and...
THE KING'S SPEECH received a lot of early buzz for Colin Firth's performance as King George VI, but it's been gaining a lot more momentum lately as a possible Best Picture contender. Both are absolutely valid. In his latest effort, Tom Hooper has created something that is at once beautifully ...
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