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5 postcards from Milwaukee's dining past

Published Oct. 20, 2015

The more you dig into Milwaukee's past, the less it looks like the place we all know today. While some things endure - in the world of dining, think of Mader's and Karl Ratzsch's, for example - the more things have changed. Here are some postcard images of eateries gone by, places your parents or grandparents, or even great-grandparents, might have celebrated a special occasion or just had a good meal.


From pigs to hubcaps: what Milwaukeeans collect

Published May 28, 2013

From rocks to coins to cat figurines, people have collected items since ancient Egypt. Some have taken the collecting concept to super kooky corners and hoard human hair or burnt food. Unfortunately, we did not find such collections locally, but were able to connect with numerous Milwaukeeans with a penchant for stockpiling amusing items.


Postcards open a window on our own state

Published Jan. 19, 2013

At first glance, it might seem odd that The John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan might put out a call asking people from around the country to submit Wisconsin postcards for its current show, "Wisconsin Confidential: An Exhibition without Borders," which runs through Feb. 3. But, think about it - Badger State postcards would more likely be sent from the state than to it.


Day one reveal: Postcards from Milwaukee

Published March 4, 2010

Inspired by the urban street photography featured in "Street Seen: The Psychological Gesture in American Photography 1940-1959" at the Milwaukee Art Museum, Staff Writer Maureen Post will share a snapshot of a Milwaukee landmark each day for the 10 days leading up to "MAM After Dark"on March 12.

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