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Hidden Gems: The Gig

Published June 16, 2017

The Gig isn't located on an island, but it might as well be. And yet for the past 16 years, neighbors in the little Riverwest suburb have sought out the music-themed bar's cool, calm and cozy drama-devoid vibe.

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Locust Street Festival of Music and Art, June 11

Published June 10, 2017

One of the city's most beloved and longest-running summer celebrations, the Locust Street Festival of Music and Art on June 11 is a hip, fun, eclectic and diverse gathering of local musicians, artists and supporters.

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Urban Spelunking: The "other" Grand Theater

Published May 9, 2017

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.

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Urban spelunking: Riverwest's La Lune Collection

Published April 6, 2017

Industrial buildings with a touch of architectural grace are the perfect shared home, I think, for the Florentine Opera Company and La Lune Collection, a small business carrying on Milwaukee's manufacturing and immigrant traditions.

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Hate Crimes in Riverwest

"They just said, ' Oh, white girl bleeds a lot!' ",  according to Shaina Perry, a young white woman who was attacked by a gang of black youths at Kilbourn Reservoir Park after fireworks  Saturday night, July 2. Perry was among several  white victims who were injured ...

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