Project Milwaukee: Southern Connections http://wuwm.com en Project Milwaukee: Ingredients for Economic Development in Southeastern Wisconsin http://wuwm.com/post/project-milwaukee-ingredients-economic-development-southeastern-wisconsin <p><em>Panelists represented interests ranging from politics to business to the environment.</em> Mon, 13 Jun 2011 20:39:45 +0000 Marge Pitrof 2952 at http://wuwm.com Project Milwaukee: Ingredients for Economic Development in Southeastern Wisconsin Project Milwaukee: Southern Connections Forum, Part One http://wuwm.com/post/project-milwaukee-southern-connections-forum-part-one <p>We wrap up our <em>Project Milwaukee: Southern Connections</em> series on development in the region between Milwaukee and Chicago with one of its highlights: our community forum. It was held Wednesday, June 8, 2011 before a live studio audience at the Johnson Foundation at Wingspread in Racine. WUWM invited a panel of civic leaders, planners and business leaders to discuss the pros and cons of cultivating the corridor from Milwaukee to the state line. In part one of the forum, we ask questions of each panelist, followed by a broader conversation. Sat, 11 Jun 2011 20:28:46 +0000 Mitch Teich 2946 at http://wuwm.com Project Milwaukee: Southern Connections Forum, Part One Project Milwaukee: Southern Connections Forum, Part Two http://wuwm.com/post/project-milwaukee-southern-connections-forum-part-two <p>We wrap up our Project Milwaukee: Southern Connections series on development in the region between Milwaukee and Chicago with one of its highlights: our community forum. It was held Wednesday, June 8, 2011 before a live studio audience at the Johnson Foundation at Wingspread in Racine. During the second part of the forum, we ask transit related questions and open up the forum to audience questions. Sat, 11 Jun 2011 20:15:55 +0000 Mitch Teich 2940 at http://wuwm.com Project Milwaukee: Southern Connections Forum, Part Two Project Milwaukee: What's Good for the Region is Good for Milwaukee http://wuwm.com/post/project-milwaukee-whats-good-region-good-milwaukee <p><em>DCD Commissioner Rocky Marcoux says Milwaukee benefits even when companies locate elsewhere in southeastern Wisconsin.</em> Fri, 10 Jun 2011 19:57:21 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl 2929 at http://wuwm.com Project Milwaukee: What's Good for the Region is Good for Milwaukee Project Milwaukee: Racine Art Museum Reaches Across Region http://wuwm.com/post/project-milwaukee-racine-art-museum-reaches-across-region <p>Our Project Milwaukee: Southern Connections series asks whether cities the size of Racine or Kenosha can support a distinct arts community, or if regional approaches to culture is the way to go. Bruce Pepich is the Executive Director and Curator of Collections at the <a href="http://www.ramart.org" target="_blank">Racine Art Museum</a>. He was recently awarded the Wisconsin Visual Art Lifetime Achievement Award for his 37 years at the museum. He spoke with Bonnie North.</p> Fri, 10 Jun 2011 19:47:17 +0000 Bonnie North 2921 at http://wuwm.com Project Milwaukee: Racine Art Museum Reaches Across Region Project Milwaukee: Growing a Performing Arts Community http://wuwm.com/post/project-milwaukee-growing-performing-arts-community <p>Regional development also involves the creation of community life; our Project Milwaukee: Southern Connections series looks at where the performing arts meet development. Chad Piechocki is the director of the <a href="http://www.southmilwaukeepac.org" target="_blank">South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center</a>. The center holds performances at an auditorium it shares with South Milwaukee High School on 15th Avenue.</p> Fri, 10 Jun 2011 19:40:05 +0000 Mitch Teich 2917 at http://wuwm.com Project Milwaukee: Does Chicago Need Milwaukee? http://wuwm.com/post/project-milwaukee-does-chicago-need-milwaukee <p><em>We look at perspectives south of the Wisconsin-Illinois border as our series on regionalism continues.</em> Fri, 10 Jun 2011 19:34:08 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl 2914 at http://wuwm.com Project Milwaukee: Does Chicago Need Milwaukee? Project Milwaukee: What's Needed to Move Forward http://wuwm.com/post/project-milwaukee-whats-needed-move-forward <p><em>Community leaders say a skilled and educated workforce along with transportation options for it, are keys to ensuring the economic success of southeastern Wisconsin.</em> Fri, 10 Jun 2011 19:22:40 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 2909 at http://wuwm.com Project Milwaukee: What's Needed to Move Forward Project Milwaukee: How Do You Implement Development Plans? http://wuwm.com/post/project-milwaukee-how-do-you-implement-development-plans <p>For Project Milwaukee: Southern Connections, one analyst says Wisconsin has nothing to fear Chicago's growth northward. Julio Rivera is Provost at <a href="http://faculty.carthage.edu/jrivera" target="_blank">Carthage College</a> in Kenosha. He's the chair of the Geography department and also teaches earth science. He also runs the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) lab. His research looks at the development of suburban communities and urban planning. He spoke with Stephanie Lecci.</p> Thu, 09 Jun 2011 19:13:59 +0000 Stephanie Lecci 2906 at http://wuwm.com Project Milwaukee: Kenosha Museums http://wuwm.com/post/project-milwaukee-kenosha-museums <p>We discuss of the role culture plays in regional growth as part of our Project Milwaukee: Southern Connections series. Paula Touhey is the Director of the <a href="http://www.kenosha.org/museum/" target="_blank">Kenosha Public Museums</a>, which include the Kenosha Public Museum, the Kenosha Civil War Museum, and the Dinosaur Discovery Museum. We spoke with her at her office in Kenosha. We’ll continue our look at the place of culture in the regional economy on tomorrow's show.</p> Thu, 09 Jun 2011 19:01:42 +0000 Mitch Teich 2902 at http://wuwm.com Project Milwaukee: Kenosha Museums