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8:25 am
Thu September 19, 2013

South Side Community Spirit Endures, Despite Violence

Neighbors release balloons at a recent peace rally to honor violent crime victims.

Community leaders are concerned about an increase in violence on Milwaukee's south side. However, officials say communication is improving between residents and police and that is having a positive impact.

Many residents in some of Milwaukee's oldest neighborhoods are staying put, hoping a growing spirit of police and community relations will help restore order.

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Environment
6:00 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Choreographing a Three Bridges Park Experience

Deb Loewen tweaks performance from Three Bridges Park bridge.
T Cauley

If you haven’t yet visited Milwaukee’s new Three Bridges Park, a local troupe will attempt to lure you.

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Politics & Government
5:45 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Administration Hopes to Recover More Medicaid Money from Estates

Wisconsin may become more aggressive at pursuing the assets of people who were on Medicaid.

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Politics & Government
5:13 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Senator Johnson Pioneers 'Tele-Town Halls'

Sen. Ron Johnson hosting constituents visiting Washington, DC. His efforts to use "tele-town halls" are featured in a new Milwaukee Magazine article.
Credit Senate website

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich talks to Milwaukee Magazine's Larry Sandler about his article "The Red Phone" in September's Issue.

For years, local town hall meetings have been a venue enabling people to have access to their elected officials. But politics and technology are changing the town hall dynamic for at least one Wisconsin politician.

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Arts & Culture
4:56 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

5 Must-See Sites at Doors Open Milwaukee

Federal Courthouse in Downtown Milwaukee
Credit CJ Schmit, Flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Amy Grau, program manager for Doors Open Milwaukee.

Some of Milwaukee best-known buildings – and some lesser-known places will welcome visitors this weekend.

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