Published: Fri, 28 Apr 2017 07:16:05 CDT
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:02:00 CDTThe great Milwaukee weekend is here ... and so is your Weekend Preview! Make it a great one!
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:55:00 CDTSt. Rita's Church, 1601 N. Cass St., will be razed and replaced with a new church and a six-story independent living complex for seniors, the church will announce today at a press conference with Mayor Tom Barrett and Ald. Nik Kovac.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 13:06:00 CDTSherman Park residents expressed concerns at a recent listening session about a proposal to rebuild a gas station that was burned to the ground during sometimes-violent demonstrations in August, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:31:00 CDTI admit I'm a skeptic when it comes to lists. But even I'm a little impressed to see Milwaukee sitting at No. 2 on Conde Nast Traveler's "6 U.S. Cities to Watch in 2017" list.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 09:02:00 CDTThe fact that Milwaukee Public Museum has been considering a new home is no secret, but the idea has again been in the news recently. We talked to president and CEO Dennis Kois about the kinds of decisions and considerations that figure into such a move.
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 17:03:00 CDTLet's get New Age-y and math-y for a minute and find out the numerology of "414" on 414 Day!
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 15:01:00 CDTSure, you love Milwaukee. But do you love it so much you can name 414 things you love about it? We do! Here's a big list, in no particular order, of 414 (our area code) things we love about Milwaukee.
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 13:56:00 CDTDiscovery World unveiled a major expansion and renovation to the Lakefront facility that will begin in late summer 2017, adding nearly 20,000 square feet of accessible public space to Wisconsin's largest science and technology center.
Thu, 6 Apr 2017 13:56:00 CDTParis, schmaris. As Anthony said, "Let there be light." And more light. The Anthony is Anthony Crivello, Milwaukee native and Tony Award-winning actor. He has an idea to light up Milwaukee to identify its neighborhoods and beautify the city.
Sun, 2 Apr 2017 11:01:00 CDTIn this Milwaukee Talks, we chat with MPD Chief Edward Flynn, who has been chief of police in Milwaukee for just over eight years. He has presided over a department founded in 1855, and one that is functioning in one of the most turbulent times in its history.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:46:00 CDTToday is National Something-On-A-Stick Day. And what better way to celebrate than by buying $5 tickets to the Wisconsin State Fair?
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:21:00 CDTThe Milwaukee County Transit System got an early start on April Fools' today, posting an article on its web site with the headline, "Milwaukee County Transit Announces New Round Trip Service to Japan."
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 05:00:00 CDTToday, 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."
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 20:10:00 CDTI'm again calling for the creation of a new, Lake Michigan Milwaukee fountain. Milwaukee means water, and what better way to showcase our connections to fresh water than a giant fountain in Lake Michigan.
Tue, 7 Mar 2017 17:46:00 CDTAs first reported by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, after 53 years in its current location on Wells Street, the Milwaukee Public Museum is in the early planning phases of finding a new home.
Tue, 7 Mar 2017 08:30:00 CDTOn Friday, folks from Menomonee Valley Partners, City of Milwaukee, Design 2 Construct, Paradigm Real Estate and BMO Harris were on hand as Plum Media President Rich Schmig turned the ceremonial shovel of dirt on the project to restore a 1920s Milwaukee building and turn it into Plum's new home.
Mon, 6 Mar 2017 12:42:00 CDTHere is the full text of Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett's 2017 State of the City address, which was delivered Monday, March 6 at Harley-Davidson University.
Thu, 2 Mar 2017 16:36:00 CDTThe Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is on life support as it continues a slide into oblivion. The publishers and higher-ups try to put a good face on it, but facts are facts. The question is whether anyone, especially younger people, care about the newspaper.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 19:01:00 CDTIn Episode 20 of OnMilwaukee's podcast, The Postgame Tailgate, Jimmy Carlton and Matt Mueller discuss and dissect the 2017 Oscar's, from the ordinary to the outrageous, the perfunctory and the political, and then whatever that was at the end. Later, the guys talk some Bucks, too.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:03:00 CDTThere seems to be no end to all the development activities taking place around Milwaukee. But I've got one small thing that everybody can do that will go a long way toward making Milwaukee more attractive. Let's pick up the litter on our expressways.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:06:00 CDTWalking up to the Riverside Theater, all you could see was a swarm of people lined up along the river, dressed in outrageous outfits, homemade shirts and eccentric accessories. It was clear: "The Price is Right" had taken over.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:02:00 CDTWhen "The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener" airs on WNOV-860 AM next month it will be the first gardening-themed radio show to hit Milwaukee's airwaves in 12 years.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:03:00 CDTSan Francisco, Madrid, Seattle, Portland, Seoul and Milwaukee. These are the six cities celebrated by Gizmodo for having the foresight to tear down the freeways that served as wounds across their landscapes, dividing neighborhoods and destroying development.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 19:26:00 CDTMeet PawsLikeMe, a dog adoption matching website that works like eHarmony.com, but for pairing you up with the perfect rescue puppy - and with an algorithm that claims an average 91 percent match accuracy.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:06:00 CDTSpend a little time with Milwaukee Department of City Development Commissioner Rocky Marcoux, and it won't take long to realize he has an encyclopedic knowledge of this city. He shares some of it in this edition of Milwaukee Talks.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:46:00 CDTNot to be outdone by Taco Bell and KFC, Burger King may have found the most uncomfortable culinary combo yet: a Whopper and a sex toy.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 07:58:00 CDTFor years, many of us were conflicted when it came to the Renaissance Bookstore at 834 N. Plankinton Ave., Downtown. It was a place that was packed with books. Great! But it was also clearly too packed with books. Last week, we went inside to take a look.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 17:00:00 CDTCupids and chocolates are fine, but to spread the local and cheesy love send one of these free Brew City Valentines to your sweetheart.
Wed, 8 Feb 2017 11:11:00 CDTThis morning, Mayor Tom Barrett tweeted before-and-after images of a new park envisioned for a vacant lot next to the Fondy Farmers Market on 22nd Street and Fond du Lac Avenue. Here's some more info on the park, for which ground is expected to be broken by April.
Mon, 6 Feb 2017 18:26:00 CDTIf we desire to have a future America where rights are subjective-free and will still apply equally to all, then you must support all rights for all Americans - even the ones you strongly are personally against, like Richard Spencer.
Sat, 4 Feb 2017 13:06:00 CDTIf you only had six months left in Milwaukee, what would you do? Here's the second item Lily has scratched off her Milwaukee Bucket List: a night of gambling at Potawatomi Hotel and Casino.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 19:01:00 CDTOn episode 16 of The Postgame Tailgate, Jimmy Carlton and Matt Mueller are joined by Sherwin Hughes, a local radio host, to discuss whether this year's Academy Award nominees will continue the #OscarsSoWhite trend. They also talk Donald Trump canceling his Milwaukee visit and Sheriff David Clarke.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 19:56:00 CDTFor this week's column, Jay Bullock takes over transcribing duties for "This American Carnage," which takes a look at the current political climate and "the forgotten men and women of our country."
Sat, 28 Jan 2017 13:02:00 CDTIf you only had six months left in Milwaukee, what would you do? Here's Lily's first item scratched off her Milwaukee Bucket List: a midnight showing of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" at Oriental Theatre.
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 16:16:00 CDTAmerica is a country but far more like a corporation, and these next four years under our newly elected CEO should be an exciting adventure for corporate America. What could possibly go wrong?
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 14:06:00 CDTThis weekend, Newaukee and Underground Collaborative will take a crack at hosting a winter festival called Snowpocalypse in Downtown Milwaukee. But will Milwaukeeans embrace this cold-weather party?
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 11:03:00 CDTEverybody knows the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is fake and the matches are scripted. What people don't know is that there are radio broadcasts, and those are scripted, as well, and taped in advance. Donald Trump and David Clarke are a new tag team.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:01:00 CDTMartin Moore takes us around Milwaukee and shares some fun facts about our city. How many did you already know?
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 10:26:00 CDTThe official Sheriff Clarke for Senate draft campaign was created last Tuesday, with an official site and an advisory board of politicians, attorneys and activists - and also Dog the Bounty Hunter and his wife.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:06:00 CDTInspired by the invention of "alternative facts" over the weekend, we created some of our own alternative facts about Milwaukee. Enjoy - and then go back to cheering on the Packers as they prepare to take on the Cleveland Browns in the Super Bowl!
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:56:00 CDTLast week, President Barack Obama gave his farewell speech to the nation. A few days ago, I watched his last press conference. The era of #44 is officially over. The inauguration of Donald J. Trump is in effect. Everything is different now.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:56:00 CDTSheriff David Clarke posted a threatening meme today to the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office Facebook page in response to the controversy surrounding a recent complaint filed against the sheriff.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:02:00 CDTLooking 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.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:23:00 CDTFor anyone feeling a little blue this week, and because it's National Winnie The Pooh Day, these are for you.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:06:00 CDTCognitive 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.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:07:00 CDTIn 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.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:30:00 CDTWhile 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.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:03:00 CDTWhen 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,.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:06:00 CDTSports may be the birthplace of the phrase "swallowing their whistles," but it's far from the only place where it happens. After an eight year hiatus, critics of presidential politics are beginning to make their triumphant return to the arena.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 16:06:00 CDTThere's an old political cliché: Republicans campaign claiming government doesn't work and then prove it once elected. I'm pretty sure 2017 will see that cliché proven true over and over again, to the detriment of everyone.