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Summerfest 50: The Birth of the Big Gig

Published May 25, 2017

Though it might not look much like it today - especially when there's a dedicated German Fest every summer - the roots of the World's Largest Music Festival lie in Munich and its annual Oktoberfest tradition.

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Dining flashback: Captain's Steak Joynt

Published May 24, 2017

Here's a look back at the Captain's Steak Joynt, a local chain of nautical-themed restaurants owned by the Marcus Corporation. Anyone remember 'em? The treasure chest filled with prizes? The salad bar shaped like a boat?

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Hidden Gem: My Office

Published May 5, 2017

Over the last 15 years, as the city around it has changed, My Office has mostly stayed the same, hiding in plain sight in the heart of Downtown, a gem to its loyal regulars and a pleasant surprise to those who step in to the dive bar and restaurant for the first time.

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Milwaukee's crime of the century: 25 years after Jeffrey Dahmer

Published May 1, 2017

It's been more than 25 years since Jeffrey Dahmer's horrific crimes were exposed. Anne E. Schwartz was a part-time crime reporter when she was assigned to cover the case. Here is her look back at Milwaukee's crime of the century.

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