Published: Sat, 22 Oct 2016 13:16:04 CDT
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:47:00 CDTThe great Milwaukee weekend is here, and so is the one and only OnMilwaukee Weekend Preview. Don't know how to spend it? Don't worry, we have you covered!
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:16:00 CDTFor many Milwaukeeans, Sheriff Clarke's recent comments have only made him more of a national and international embarrassment to the city. Perhaps the answer is a recall election - which requires only 13% of the adults in the county sign a petition.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:34:00 CDTMargaret J. Henningsen, a community activist who has run The Women's Fund of Greater Milwaukee since 2011, will retire on Friday. But first, she will be recognized for her rad-ness.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:02:00 CDTOn Saturday, Nov. 5, the Archdiocese of Milwaukee swings open the doors to four parishes around Milwaukee to welcome the community in for behind the scenes tours and more. We're writing about all four parishes before the event. Today, we visit Saint Bernard in Tosa.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 22:19:00 CDTIn the second episode of the OnMilwaukee podcast, Postgame Tailgate, Jimmy Carlton and Matt Mueller discuss the Packers' loss to the Cowboys, why Aaron Rodgers doesn't look like himself, any Green Bay silver linings and other weekend sports goings-on. Tune in!
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 15:08:00 CDTCarmen Pitre is the president and CEO of Sojourner, Wisconsin's largest service provider for families dealing with domestic violence. Pitre leads a staff that provides crisis housing, system advocacy and individual support to thousands of women, men and their children.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 15:04:00 CDTJust in time for the spookiest holiday of the year, the second annual Milwaukee Paranormal Conference takes place this weekend, Oct. 15-16, in the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's student union.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:05:00 CDTThe visual concept of "home" appears differently to everyone, but if you take a photo of what it looks like to you, it could result in a $500 Steinhafel's gift card. The contest also awards a $500 gift card to a struggling family who recently bought a home.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 19:19:00 CDTIn the first episode of the OnMilwaukee podcast, Jimmy and Matt discuss whether to let the public submit ideas for its name, review the Milwaukee Film Festival, recap the Brewers' season and preview the Bucks, Badgers and Marquette campaigns, take a look at this weekend's movies and wonder whether the Packers are still good.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 17:06:00 CDTThe GOP may try to claim Trump is no true Republican. But their problem is that he, and all the men who have been elected to or nominated for the presidency under the GOP banner in living memory, are the Republican Party - and the party is Trump.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 10:31:00 CDTMolly Snyder is a senior writer here at OnMilwaukee and has been a leader on the editorial team for the past 15 years. She's so damn rad. Find out why.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 13:03:00 CDTWhen it comes to conspiracy theorists, I'm not going to try to change your mind with so-called "facts" but rather with reasons why your beliefs actually make Hillary Clinton the better choice - or at least a plausible choice - for your vote.
Thu, 6 Oct 2016 15:16:00 CDTI am now almost 1,500 rides into my part-time job as an Uber driver, and one of the most fascinating things I have noticed, and continue to notice, is apparel. People wear a variety of things - a lot of it depending on where they are going.
Wed, 5 Oct 2016 21:02:00 CDTTammie Xiong is the executive director for the Hmong American Women's Association and a very rad woman.
Wed, 5 Oct 2016 15:16:00 CDTI've known Charlie Sykes since he was 16 years old, a freckle-faced kid swimming in the wake of his colorful father, Jay, trying to keep up. He's leaving WTMJ after a quarter-century and the Milwaukee radio landscape is going to be poorer because of it.
Wed, 5 Oct 2016 14:29:00 CDTThe Milwaukee County Zoo announced a cuddly infusion of tiny feline cuteness on Wednesday, revealing that three Siberian tigers were recently born. The cubs, who are not yet named, were born Sept. 14 to mother Amba and male Strannik, both of whom are 13 years old.
Wed, 5 Oct 2016 11:56:00 CDTThe National Trust for Historic Preservation has named the Domes to its 2016 list of America's 11 most endangered historic places. The list spotlights important examples of the nation's architectural and cultural heritage that are at risk of destruction or damage.
Mon, 3 Oct 2016 18:44:00 CDTApril Calvert has served as the operations director for FIS Global, an international provider of financial services technology and outsourcing services, for a decade.
Mon, 3 Oct 2016 15:26:00 CDTLinda Benfield, managing partner and attorney for Foley and Lardner, was nominated as a Rad Woman by a coworker who said, "Linda is the definition of a Rad Woman; a trailblazing attorney who brings a positive, energetic approach to her leadership of Foley's Milwaukee office."
Sun, 2 Oct 2016 17:06:00 CDTThrough Sunday, Oct. 9, people with fines on their Milwaukee Public Library card or fees for materials owned by the library can visit any Milwaukee library location and ask a staff member to have their fines and fees forgiven, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:06:00 CDTThe Mitchell Park Domes Task Force will meet for the first time on Oct. 12, where they expect to make recommendations on the future of the horticultural conservatory within a year, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:31:00 CDTDeborah Telman serves as the vice president and general counsel and COE leader - Litigation, Labor and Employment and Legal Operations - for Johnson Controls. But Telman's "radness" runs deeper. Keep reading.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:40:00 CDTToday, the city began accepting requests for proposals for developments on the Wisconsin Avenue site between 4th and 5th Streets that has long been a surface parking lot. I want to know what you'd like to see in this long-underutilized, high-profile Downtown space.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:16:00 CDTSomething like the presidential debates is, in essence, theater. And both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump need to have a better sense of what to do onstage. Over the years directors have helped me, and I want to pass some of that on to the two candidates.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:06:00 CDTThe Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) has issued a Request for Proposal from qualified firms who want to partner on a mixed-use development of a new Martin Luther King branch library at 310 W. Locust St.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:07:00 CDTKatherine Charlton has worked as an attorney at Hawks Quindel since 2005. Her practice areas include employment law representing employees, family law and fair housing law. But it's her level of fairness and compassion that make her an integral part of the justice system.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:02:00 CDTSandra Botcher has served as the vice president of campus and event experiences at Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance for 15 years. In a nutshell, she oversees all of the facilities, events/field meetings, security and more.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:56:00 CDTGary Johnson may have said some mock-worthy things this past week about space colonization. As it turns out, though, Gary Johnson is pretty serious - maybe not about the science fiction, but in terms of consequences for this election.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:03:00 CDTYou know the old saying, "it takes a village." Well, that village is what's currently fueling the Milwaukee Public Museum's push to get its vast collections digitized and online. That and some funding from grants, too, of course.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:36:00 CDTA business and residential alliance looking to create more vibrant commercial corridors on W. Burleigh St. and W. Lisbon Ave. will hold its kickoff meeting early next week at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:52:00 CDTMilwaukee County Executive Chris Abele today announced that the County has received approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation to enter into the Project Development (PD) phase of the East-West Bus Rapid Transit Project.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 15:16:00 CDTThe upcoming election is the first presidential face-off since Wisconsin instituted a controversial voter ID law considered one of the nation's most restrictive. Looking to determine its effects, Madison365 reports a comprehensive study of the 2016 election is set.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:06:00 CDTThe fallout for Gov. Walker and those tangled in the John Doe web may well continue because all of the prosecution's documents in the case are now available for all to see. They provide a remarkable picture of what a true political pay-to-play scheme looks like.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 15:56:00 CDTBublr Bikes, Milwaukee's bike-share system, opened its first stations outside of Milwaukee over the weekend, with seven stations containing 75 bikes installed and available in Wauwatosa.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 12:56:00 CDTThe Greater Milwaukee Foundation's Gifts to the Community program will return in 2016 with a special, one-day opportunity to explore four signature lakefront destinations for free on Saturday, Oct. 15.
Fri, 9 Sep 2016 14:16:00 CDTComing out still strongly matters to Milwaukee Pride. So, in honor of National Coming Out Day, the organization will host its first BeOUT Milwaukee celebration on Tuesday, Oct. 11, throughout the Walker's Point neighborhood.
Fri, 9 Sep 2016 09:15:00 CDTEric Von, a longtime leader in black community talk radio, died Thursday at the age of 58. Cause of death was an apparent heart attack. Von had survived a heart attack just one month earlier. He was a radio host at WNOV when he died.
Tue, 6 Sep 2016 13:16:00 CDTLast month, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel made headlines across the country when its archives disappeared from Google Newspapers - as good a time as any to remind the world that our digital present, and especially our digital past, is fragile and transitory.
Sun, 4 Sep 2016 09:20:00 CDTLabor Day weekend is here, and so is the OnMilwaukee Weekend Preview. Send out summer with a visit to Big Gig BBQ, savor the final Jazz in the Park, join a Labor Day celebration, explore art at the Third Ward Art Festival, check out the Milwaukee Rally or much, much more.
Fri, 2 Sep 2016 08:03:00 CDTWhether she's at work or at home, Kara Kaiser generates rad-ness. She is the managing director for BMO Private Bank and also very committed to her family.
Thu, 1 Sep 2016 11:03:00 CDTI have now passed the 1,000 mark in my career as an Uber driver, and that doesn't even count friends who've gotten rides for free. Over that time, I've noticed there are a few popular and frequent destinations. Here are the top 10.
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:27:00 CDTAttorney Amalia Todryk is one of 15 women who will be honored for her radness at "The Rad Women Celebration: Being Rad for Social Change." The event is hosted by the Women's Fund of Greater Milwaukee and will take place on Thursday, Oct. 20.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:46:00 CDTToday, County Executive Chris Abele released a statement in the hopes of clarifying Milwaukee County's stance on Pokemon Go. It's fairly identical to what his office and the Parks Department said yesterday - just this time, with a lot of puns.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:16:00 CDTThe year 2016 has seen some powerful, earth-shattering tiffs in just its eight months, and now our city has a pop cultural beef of its own: Pokemon Go versus the Milwaukee County Parks Department. OnMilwaukee spoke to players and the Parks director for reaction.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:02:00 CDTThis past spring, the Wisconsin Center District and the Milwaukee Admirals began work on $6.3 million in renovations and building upgrades at the UWM Panther Arena. We've been popping in to check on the progress of the work. Here are a few photos.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:16:00 CDTWhether or not the party's current standard-bearer is a true believer, it's still just flatly false that Republican leadership would be better for African-Americans. The GOP has had its chance to help black voters, and they have chosen not to do so.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 10:29:00 CDTYesterday, St. Josaphat Basilica, 601 W. Lincoln Ave., got some new sandstone to replace exterior stone that had deteriorated. Crumbling stones were replaced with new 9,000-pound blocks from the same Ohio quarry as the originals.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 09:03:00 CDTThis segment of Milwaukee Talks answers all the questions you have for local, soon-to-be-famous reality TV star, Kent Knapp. What was it like filming the show? Is he rich now? The first two episodes of "Milwaukee Blacksmith" will air on the History Channel this Tuesday, Aug. 23.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 16:56:00 CDTThe officer who shot and killed Sylville Smith Saturday afternoon, now identified as MPD Officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown, also moonlighted as an amateur rapper - as seen in a 2015 YouTube video now making the rounds on social media.
Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:02:00 CDTEver want to turn your love for Milwaukee into a career? Well, Heidi Dressler did just that. After taking a bike tour in Munich, Dressler - born and raised in Milwaukee - found the seed of a idea planted in her head: Spirit Bike Milwaukee.