Mark Siegrist

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Commentator Mark Siegrist is a freelance television producer. Siegrist has produced documentaries on MPTV, including Milwaukee’s Muslim Faithful and Milwaukee’s Vowed Women of Faith.

Arts & Culture
2:43 pm
Mon August 25, 2014

Essay: Rodeo Pants

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So we’ve covered the academic aspect of education, the sustainability goals of one institution, but we’ve neglected another key area – back-to-school fashion, as it’s reflected in that all important kindergarten demographic.  Lake Effect essayist Mark Siegrist picks up the story from there:

It’s often said that every generation is different.

That’s only partly true.

Because here’s another expression.

What goes around comes around.

Let me explain.

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Arts & Culture
3:41 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

ESSAY: In This Weather, Enter the Car Wash at Your Own Risk

Essayist Mark Siegrist fears being frozen in at the car wash.
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Lake Effect essayist Mark Siegrist learned a thing or two about icing when he took his own man-made structure out into the cold:

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Arts & Culture
4:18 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

Documentary Explores Luxury, History of Iconic Pfister Hotel

The 120-year old Pfister Hotel is the focus of Mark Siegrist's newest documentary.
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Though the number of hotels and hotel rooms in downtown Milwaukee is growing, one hotel has remained front and center.

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Arts & Culture
1:59 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

Essay: Fresh Faces on the Field

The Brewers' Sean Halton congratulations Khris Davis on his solo home run against the Chicago Cubs at Miller Park on Sept. 18.
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If you missed the Brewers game yesterday, you missed your last opportunity to catch them at Miller Park this season. 

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Environment
10:00 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Essay: A Sustainable Lakefront View

Milwaukee's lakefront
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Milwaukee’s lakefront is as representative of the city as the Art Museum, Miller beer or the Brewers. For essayist Mark Siegrist, who grew up here, that lakefront is Milwaukee at its most elemental:

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