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Local landmarks glow orange to salute Make Music Day

Published June 21, 2017

New York, Chicago, London, Lagos, Milwaukee, Madison and Platteville. These are just some of the dozens of cities in the U.S., U.K. and Nigeria that are celebrating Make Music Day today. Here, a trio of landmarks will glow orange and there will be music, of course.


100 things for kids to do in Milwaukee

Published June 10, 2017

This list features fun stuff in and around Milwaukee for kids of all ages. From smelling the roses at Boerner Botanical Gardens to visiting Old World Wisconsin, this list is chock full of suggestions to keep your little ones entertained all year long.


National Trust says Domes are a National Treasure & can be repaired

Published March 22, 2017

Today, the National Trust for Historic Preservation releases a new engineering report on the Mitchell Park Domes - which it calls a National Treasure - that the trust says "demonstrates a more comprehensive and cost-effective path forward for preserving the Domes."


The backstory behind Milwaukee's bustiest poster

Published March 10, 2017

If you're a Milwaukeean of a certain age, you may remember the poster that Steve Ewing created as a joke in the mid '80s. It hung in the men's room of the old Bangkok Orchid, and it's still on the walls at The Tracks in Riverwest.


Domes' light show melts away winter blahs

Published Jan. 10, 2017

Baby, it's cold outside, but even in the depths of a Wisconsin winter overlaid with a polar vortex, it's always warm in the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory, 524 S. Layton Blvd., which launches its annual train show and a stellar Thursday night light show.

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