Results tagged with 'urban spelunking'
Published Jan. 19, 2017
Looking for an unusual place to watch the Packers take on the Falcons this Sunday in the NFC title game? Hoyt Park in Wauwatosa has the perfect spot. Located between The Landing Beer Garden and the Hoyt Park Pool is a Grand Hall that was built in the '30s by the WPA.
Published Dec. 30, 2016
This seemingly unusual Milwaukee monument - the great poet never visited Milwaukee - is the result of a 1909 gift to the city. With New Year's Eve upon us, we take a look at its history and remind you of the lyrics to an enduring holiday favorite.
Published Dec. 29, 2016
You may recognize some of these "little landmarks," while others may seem less familiar, but I bet they'll help jolt your memory into thinking about some of your favorite places that might not qualify as full-on Milwaukee landmarks, but are definitely notable places in town.
Published Dec. 20, 2016
Though the name of this series is urban spelunking, I don't get to see too many actual caves. The crumbling beer caves under the old Falk Brewery are an exception. The ones adjacent at Miller Brewing are another. These caves, unlike the ones at Falk, are open to the public.
Published Dec. 13, 2016
The public announcement that the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra is working to acquire the former Warner Grand Theatre, 212 W. Wisconsin Ave. - an idea that's been swirling around, on and off since it was first floated in 2001 - is big news. Here's why.
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