Results tagged with 'Milwaukee Public Library'
Published Feb. 16, 2017
At the foot of Wisconsin Avenue, some Milwaukeeans recall, there stood a gorgeous red brick Romanesque Revival train station that many can't believe is gone (or ever even really existed). Thanks to Karl Bandow, here are some great old color photos of it.
Published Feb. 2, 2017
As Wisconsin historian Mark Speltz prepares to return to town for an event on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at Milwaukee Public Library's Washington Park branch, we asked him to select his favorite images from "North of Dixie" and tell us what about them moves him most.
Published Jan. 16, 2017
In honor of Martin Luther King Day, the Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) will host several celebrations and events at its Martin Luther King branch - located at 310 W. Locust St. - from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Published Jan. 9, 2017
Classical music performances aren't what they used to be. Gone are the staid, starched affairs many still (incorrectly) associate with symphony and ensemble concerts, replaced these days with events like the Symphony's pop-up concerts, the latest of which takes place this week.
Published Dec. 21, 2016
Milwaukee Public Library Board of Trustees last night selected Young Development to lead a new mixed-use project to replace the current Martin Luther King Library at 310 W. Locust St.
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Thursday October 20th, 2011 - Fox Lake, IL I’m still making progress on all my projects, even though it’s slower than I’d like. There is always something to work on whether it’s comedy bookings or comedy class lessons or making progress on Uranus Factory Outlet...
Tuesday July 28th, 2009 - Lake Villa, IL Now is when the real work starts. I’ve been struggling for years and years to build up an act that works and I’ve done that. It wasn’t easy and I’m still improving but I’ve achieved a level of competence most comic...
Friday July 24th, 2009 - Milwaukee, WI I have a friend from out of town that had a job interview today in Milwaukee. He knew I’m from there and asked if I’d go up and show him around and make sure he was able to find the place he needed to be. I really didn’t want to...
With the gas prices at record highs and the warm weather finally arriving, it's the perfect time to become a tourist in our hometown.
Editors and writers at onmilwaukee.com, as well as many savvy readers, have already encouraged this creative approach to local "travel". Right no...
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