Published: Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:16:06 CDT
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:02:00 CDTThe great Milwaukee weekend is here, and so is the one and only OnMilwaukee Weekend Preview. The Film Festival continues, MKE Octoberfest pops up Downtown, the Bucks hold Fan Fest, marathoners take to the Lake, Pokemon pops with the MSO, Boerner lights up with amazing lanterns, the Night Nation Run lights up Miller Park, pets parade on Brady Street and so very much more. Cheers, Milwaukee, your weekend is delivered.
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 Street.
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.
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 11:03:00 CDTRecently, Clive Promhows wanted to grab a sandwich on his way home so he attempted to ride his bicycle into the drive-thru at the McDonald's at 707 S. 1st St. in Walker's Point. He was, however, refused service, because his vehicle wasn't motorized.
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:03:00 CDTElection day has come and gone and some of the results in the primary contests are satisfying, but also quite a bit troubling. Leading the satisfaction category is the reelection of District Attorney John Chisholm over Verona Swanigan, 65% to 35%.
Tue, 9 Aug 2016 12:01:00 CDTGeneral Mitchell International Airport has installed an indoor Service Animal Relief Area with soft green synthetic grass made specially for dogs. The new area is separate but adjacent to the family restroom in the Concession Mall.
Sun, 7 Aug 2016 09:16:00 CDTHello, Shelia Stubbs. We would like you to meet the author, filmmaker, activist, columnist, global icon and six-time NBC champion that changed the game of professional basketball. That's what happened last month, Madison365 reports.
Thu, 4 Aug 2016 11:22:00 CDTFirst take a tempest. Then take a teapot.Then put the tempest in the teapot. Here's what you get, according to the dictionary. "A small or unimportant event that is over-reacted to, as if it were of considerably more consequence." We've got them.
Wed, 3 Aug 2016 17:12:00 CDTIn 2013, "tiny doors" were installed at the base of trees in Bay View's Humboldt Park. Shortly after, they were vandalized. Today, OnMilwaukee placed seven tiny doors in the park - go find 'em before they're gone.
Tue, 2 Aug 2016 20:36:00 CDTRepresentatives from the Milwaukee Fire Department and On Purpose Journey Inc., today announced a collection of events to pay tribute to the upcoming 15th anniversary of the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001.
Tue, 2 Aug 2016 15:06:00 CDTI have no argument with Robert Reich when he writes that this election is "between the anti-establishment and the establishment." But Reich's argument that Clinton doesn't "get" what this election is about mistakes his own differences with Clinton for reality.
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:03:00 CDTMilwaukee is a proud city, but we are not without our warts - and our biggest wart, the one that we should all be ashamed of, hobnobbed with a presidential candidate Thursday. Filling in for Mark Belling, Sheriff David Clarke interviewed Donald Trump.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:03:00 CDTIt is now official that Democrat Hillary Clinton will oppose Republican Donald Trump in the race to be the next president of the United States. We won't get a winner, however. Instead, we will end up with a president who is merely a survivor.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:06:00 CDTThe Democratic National Convention has focused on a key argument: Our children are watching and listening, and what are they learning from Trump? However, watching the DNC Tuesday night, I couldn't help but think: What have our children learned from Bill Clinton?
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:16:00 CDTEveryone always says that what they want in an elected official - mayor, senator, student council treasurer, POTUS - is an "outsider." However, if the 2016 election is good for nothing else, it has shown us the fallacy inherent in such a belief.
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:03:00 CDTBeing an Uber driver in Milwaukee is a one-of-a-kind experience that lets Dave Begel meet some of the most interesting people, residents as well as visitors to the city. Find out where Begel took guests in the latest installment of Tales of the Road.
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:02:00 CDTAnyone who walks around the city will notice that the majority of motorists have either forgotten or are unaware that it is illegal not to stop for a pedestrian at a crosswalk. Statistically, more people are dying each year while walking across the street in Wisconsin and walkers have more and more stories about almost getting hit.
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:01:00 CDTOnMilwaukee continues to update its LocaMoji options, and this newest update - available as of today - brings iconic images from Potawatomi Hotel and Casino. Download it now, and send another bit of Milwaukee to your friends and family!
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 09:04:00 CDTEvery time we visit "Kosy" we wonder why we don't stop by more. It's peaceful, accessible and a great way to take a quick break from the city bustle and take in some serenity for five minutes, 10 minutes or more.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:03:00 CDTSo the nightmare is true and Donald Trump actually may be president. The whole thing has made Dave Begel wonder about prominent conservatives in Wisconsin and whether they will support Trump. It turns out that they are split on the nomination.
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 18:06:00 CDTIt's astonishing when you think about it: a reality TV star who was only a joke a year ago became the Republican nominee this week. But how'd he pull it off? Here are the five key reasons why we are now truly looking at a potential President Trump.
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:15:00 CDTHere are 10 ways to stay cool on a hot summer night.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 16:56:00 CDTThe following is a joint statement from all members of the Milwaukee Common Council on the ambush of MPD Officer Brandon Baranowski early this past Sunday and other police shootings throughout parts of the nation.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 13:06:00 CDTLast week, Newt Gingrich said we should test every person of Muslim background here and deport them if they believe in Sharia law. Well, OnMilwaukee's resident school teacher Jay Bullock decided to get to work on writing up that test for him.
Mon, 18 Jul 2016 16:56:00 CDTOn Wednesday, July 20, Milwaukee leaders will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Milwaukee Riverwalk District, as well as the completion of a project that makes the Riverwalk accessible to persons of all abilities from end to end.