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Published: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:16:04 CDT

 



Why would a man with Obamacare celebrate the end of the ACA?

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:06:00 CDT

Cognitive dissonance is what happens when you have conflicting information streams mingling in your brain. It's also a part of the reason why people with ACA coverage are excited for the repeal of Obamacare and other conflicting political opinions.


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On Jan. 26, come out to "Shrink-n-Drink" for a cause with Dorsey Levens

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:01:00 CDT

On Jan. 26, a group of local sponsors is hosting a personal and passionate event called Shrink-n-Drink in support of Adam Craig, who was paralyzed last year, and to help pay for his medical care. The fundraiser will feature clinical psychologist Dr. Julie Helmrich and former Packer Dorsey Levens.


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Brewers On Deck 2017 date, details and participants announced

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:56:00 CDT

Brewers On Deck, the team's fun annual offseason fan event, will take place Jan. 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Wisconsin Center, with more than 60 Milwaukee players, alumni, coaches, front office executives and broadcasters planning to participate.


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4 new features you'll find at the refreshed Cafe Hollander in Tosa

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:01:00 CDT

In addition to refinished hardwood floors, additional reclaimed wood accents and new paint throughout the restaurant, there are numerous new features which diners can enjoy during their next visit... or during the upcoming Tour de Tosa progressive dinner on Jan. 26.


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76ers' Joel Embiid did not enjoy Milwaukee, called it "sh*thole" on Instagram

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:36:00 CDT

You would think Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid would have nothing but pleasant things to say about his time in Milwaukee after grabbing a win Monday afternoon. But according to his Instagram, he did not love his visit.


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WATCH: Hot cocktails at The Outsider with Martin Moore

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:01:00 CDT

Martin Moore and Carolynn Buser sample The Outsider's new seasonal cocktail menu at the Kimpton Journeyman Hotel in Milwaukee's Third Ward.


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Mason Street Grill to close Jan. 22 for interior refresh

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:59:00 CDT

Mason Street Grill celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2017. And, as part of the festivities, the restaurant will be temporarily closing to accommodate a refresh in decor. We've got the details on the changes, which include a brand new dining experience.


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"The Bachelor" Rose Rundown: Corinne is totally the worst - and maybe the best

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:56:00 CDT

I don't want to say Corinne is everything wrong with "The Bachelor" ... but Corinne is everything wrong with "The Bachelor." But also everything right? I know; I'm confused too. Let's talk about last night's new episode.


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Donald Driver wants to take you to the Packers' NFC Championship Game

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:31:00 CDT

Green Bay Packers all-time leading wide receiver and Super Bowl Champion Donald Driver is offering Packers fans the chance of a lifetime to cheer on their favorite team this weekend in Atlanta with "Donald Driver's NFC Championship Raffle."


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Listen to the Packers-Cowboys game called by drunk, NSFW Australians

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:22:00 CDT

I don't entirely know what we're watching here, but I know it's funny and extremely inappropriate.


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Trump and "Disgraced" open on the same day

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:03:00 CDT

It could hardly be more appropriate to our times that The Milwaukee Rep unveils a Pulitzer Prize-winning play about Muslims in America the very week that we are getting a new president who has made Muslims a target of his vitriolic political campaign.


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Milwaukee Talks: WISN meteorologist Jeremy Nelson

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:04:00 CDT

We sat down with WISN meteorologist Jeremy Nelson for a Milwaukee Talks as he prepares to say goodbye to Brew City. Nelson's last day on air here - before leaving for a job as chief meteorologist at Channel 12's sister station in Savannah, Georgia - is Friday.


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LISTEN: Packers prevail in Dallas, move on to Atlanta, and a "Bachelor" check-in

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:07:00 CDT

In episode 14 of The Postgame Tailgate, Jimmy Carlton and Matt Mueller discuss the Packers' Divisional Round playoff win over the Cowboys in Dallas, preview Green Bay's NFC Championship Game showdown with the Falcons and offer a "Bachelor" update on Waukesha Nick, Germantown Danielle and the rest.


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How did you celebrate that epic Packers playoff win over the Cowboys?

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:13:00 CDT

As an austere and objective professional sports writer, I couldn't rejoice in the Packers' playoff win over the Cowboys in the fanatical and passionate way I wanted. But you probably could. How did you celebrate? Where were you? What'd you do when they won? What's your favorite memory?


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The Ruckus opens this week in Shorewood

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:01:00 CDT

Looks like the ruckus is about to begin in Shorewood. The new fast casual restaurant from the owners of Colectivo will offer up a basic menu featuring burgers, hot dogs and ice cream along with housemade churros served up fresh and hot with dipping sauces.


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Purple Door Ice Cream closed through Jan. 31

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:43:00 CDT

Looks like you'll have to suppress your local ice cream cravings for a couple of weeks. The Purple Door Ice Cream scoop shop at 205 S. 2nd St. is taking a two-week hiatus.


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DownBeat names two Milwaukee jazz venues among the world's best in 2016

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:16:00 CDT

Here's some music for Milwaukee jazz fans' ears: DownBeat released its Jazz Venue Guide - a compilation of the year's top clubs from around the globe - with two Cream City locales making the grade: The Jazz Estate and the Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts.


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Cartoonist Sanders brings his biting commentary back to Milwaukee

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:03:00 CDT

What comes around goes around and that's perhaps even more true in Smallwaukee. I was reminded of this when veteran editorial cartoonist Bill Sanders re-appeared on the scene, contributing his biting work to OnMilwaukee. Sanders' art is on view this week during Gallery Night.


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Bay View "barks back" after woman and dog attacked

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:30:00 CDT

While walking her dog in November, Kate O'Keefe was attacked. This Thursday, friends and neighbors host a fundraiser "Bay View Barks Back." Read O'Keefe's harrowing but hopeful story here.


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19 photos of the Packers' Mason Crosby having the best day ever

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:13:00 CDT

Green Bay kicker Mason Crosby hit the game-winning field goal as time expired to beat the Cowboys in the Divisional Round playoff game in Dallas on Sunday. Afterward, he said it was all a blur. We collected 19 photos from Packers.com to help Crosby, and all of us, remember his awesome day.


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3 Dishes: Tony Kora and JJ Lert of Rice N Roll Bistro

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:01:00 CDT

In this series, we ask chefs around the city to describe their restaurants in their own words and recommend three dishes that embody the best of what they offer. In this edition, we talk with Chefs Tony Kora and JJ Lert of Rice N Roll Bistro.


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Dr. Martin Luther King's visits to Milwaukee left permanent mark

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:01:00 CDT

The visionary civil rights leader visited our city to speak on at least two occasions. His comments half a century ago remain as true now as they were then. Here is some of what he told Milwaukeeans.


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Is a hot dog a sandwich? The debate boils up again

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:01:00 CDT

Let's take a break from arguing about politics to address something, er, meatier - like is a hot dog a sandwich? This question surfaces and resurfaces all the time, and it turns out people are frank (ahem) and opinionated on the matter.


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A real "Snowpocalypse" is coming to Milwaukee

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:36:00 CDT

It may be getting chilly outside, but the buzz about Snowpocalypse 2017 hitting Downtown Milwaukee is starting to heat up. The storm of celebration is said to last four days - complete with chilly temperatures. Find out where and when!


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Celebrate Martin Luther King Day with the Milwaukee Public Library

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:06:00 CDT

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, the Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) will host several celebrations and events at its Martin Luther King branch - located at 310 W. Locust St. - from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.


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The rambling, non-recap Packers game review: Divisional Round vs. Cowboys

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:53:00 CDT

How did we get here, with Green Bay knocking off top-seeded Dallas and celebrating the continuation of its unlikely "run the table" season, now just one win away from a return to the Super Bowl? Here's everything you need to know from the Packers' Divisional Round playoff win over the Cowboys.


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Centro Hispano CEO heads nonprofit in community where she grew up

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 18:56:00 CDT

As a part of an occasional series on nonprofit leaders, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service sat down with Toni Rivera-Joachin, CEO of Centro Hispano, to talk about the organization, what leaders motivate her and her hopes for the future.


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Watch: Get ready to "run the table" with this Green Bay Packers hype video

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 13:01:00 CDT

The Green Bay Packers are ready to 'run the table' but are you? You aren't until you watch this video. Go Pack Go!


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A last look at Cempazuchi, which closed Saturday

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 12:01:00 CDT

Cempazuchi quietly closed its doors Saturday night. It's not always possible to revisit an old favorite before it closes, but we were lucky enough to pay a visit on Friday to bid adieu to the restaurant, which opened in April 1999.


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#WeWant: Packers playoff edition

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 11:01:00 CDT

Our beloved Green Bay Packers are making a run in the playoffs. Here are some things you need to have to cheer them on this and every week.


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Sports bar guide

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 11:45:00 CDT

You've got your Brewers cap on your head and your Rodgers jersey on your back. What now? Well, other than a Giannis jersey you need to visit one of these sports bars and watch the games on the big screen while you toss back a few cold ones and enjoy some great food.


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"Welcome to Bronzeville" gets a half-baked treatment at First Stage

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 11:03:00 CDT

"Welcome to Bronzeville" is a world premiere at First Stage about the vibrant and exciting neighborhood that existed in Milwaukee. The play can't capture that vibrancy and delivers a performance that is without any excitement.


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The Winchester closes for good

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 18:07:00 CDT

After a year and a half in business, The Winchester - named after a reference from the film "Shaun of the Dead" - closed for good.


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5 things to watch in Packers' Divisional Round playoff game vs. Cowboys

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:01:00 CDT

There will be plenty to watch during Sunday's Divisional Round playoff showdown between two of the NFL's premier, and most popular, teams. Here are five things, in particular and besides Aaron Rodgers' routine amazingness, to keep an eye on when the Packers face the Cowboys.


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Remembering Adonis Ames, Milwaukee's elastic man

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:56:00 CDT

Milwaukee's own John A. Krause, more popularly known at the turn of the century as world-renowned contortionist Adonis Ames, bent over backwards to become famous - and paid for it by dying before he was 30 years old.


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EsterEv changes reservation system to accommodate diners

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:30:00 CDT

Despite its obvious advantages to the restaurant, EsterEv - the chef's table restaurant inside dandan - will switch its reservation platform from Tock to OpenTable beginning this afternoon. And the changes were made specifically with the customer in mind.


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Zac Brown Band returns to headline Summerfest on July 1

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:26:00 CDT

Today, Summerfest announced a familiar face would be taking the Marcus Amphitheater stage for this summer's Big Gig 50: Zac Brown Band, who will headline the festival on Saturday, July 1.


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Anti-abortion assault hits too close to home

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:03:00 CDT

When I was a young man in the U.S. Navy, stationed far from my home, I had to borrow $300 from my father in order to pay for an abortion. It's stayed with me since then and I now find myself thinking of it again as new abortion attacks are underway,.


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Admirals' Felix Girard traded to NHL's Avalanche in exchange for Cody McLeod

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:17:00 CDT

Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile today announced that the club has acquired forward Cody McLeod from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for forward Felix Girard.


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Jordy Nelson ruled out for Packers' game against Cowboys

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:01:00 CDT

Head coach Mike McCarthy made official on Friday what many Packers fans feared: Jordy Nelson has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Cowboys in Dallas. The wide receiver's rib injury did not improve enough for the team's medical staff to clear him.


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On the Burger Trail: Mazo's

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:01:00 CDT

It seemed appropriate to begin our hike down the burger trail with one of Milwaukee's classic cheeseburgers. So we paid a visit to Mazo's, the cozy old-school diner that's been slinging delicious burgers since 1934. How does the burger stack up?


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Bucks will host special MLK Day matinee home game Jan. 16 vs. 76ers

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:48:00 CDT

The Bucks will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday when the team hosts the 76ers in a special MLK Day matinee. The rare weekday afternoon game is part of the NBA's longstanding tradition of celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.


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Couple's promise to MAM: 500 French posters and a new assistant curator

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:45:00 CDT

The Milwaukee Art Museum has announced that by Milwaukeeans Susee and James Wiechmann have promised a gift to the museum of more than 500 posters by French graphic artist Jules Chéret, boosting the MAM's already extensive collection of works on paper.


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Why one non-football fan is watching the Packers' playoff game on Sunday

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:05:00 CDT

There are many reasons to watch Sunday's Packers playoff game, even if you don't give a pig's skin about football, or even sports. This is mine.


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Packers' winning turnaround fueled by Aaron Rodgers' turnover-free play

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:17:00 CDT

Over his past two months of sensational football, Aaron Rodgers hasn't just been making big plays; he's also been not making big mistakes, which has been just as important to the Packers' seven-game winning streak, going into Sunday's Divisional Round playoff game against the Cowboys.


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Let's talk about "fake news"

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 18:24:00 CDT

I'm very concerned about the problem of "fake news" and what it means for journalists, politicians and the media-consuming public. But, really, this isn't a new concern of mine. For many years, I've battled with the concept that the internet is always right.


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Local Coverage ties Milwaukee music community together with covers

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:56:00 CDT

What's the point of a cover? Tyler Maas may have created an answer with Local Coverage, a night of Milwaukee bands covering their fellow Milwaukee bands, which hits the Turner Hall Ballroom on Friday night.


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A peek at Milwaukee's first poke restaurant: FreshFin Poke

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:01:00 CDT

Much like Pokemon (the game), poke (the food) is a trend that's been sweeping the nation. And it's finally reached Milwaukee. Although it didn't quite make its Thanksgiving deadline, FreshFin Poke on the East Side is nearly ready to make its debut.


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Get a taste of Little Italy at Santino's, which opens next week

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:01:00 CDT

A new Bay View restaurant, Santino's Little Italy, will officially open to the public on Friday, Jan. 20. The cozy Italian restaurant has been a long time coming. But after countless months of remodeling, a long neglected venue will be reinvigorated.


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Completion of Garfield Avenue School sale pushes Bronzeville project forward

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:50:00 CDT

This morning, the City of Milwaukee's Bronzeville Advisory Committee offered an update on the project on 4th Street and North Avenue that would convert the former Garfield Avenue School and America's Black Holocaust Museum buildings into a mixed-use development.


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