City of Milwaukee

3:52 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Guide Explores Milwaukee's 'Cosmo Corner'

Travel writer Tom Pilarzyk explores Milwaukee's "cosmo corner."
Credit Boswell Books

Lake Effect's Nathan Royster interviews travel guide writer Tom Pilarzyk.

For those of you who think you know Milwaukee pretty well, Tom Pilarzyk would like to challenge that notion.

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12:31 pm
Sat September 14, 2013

Looking Up at Milwaukee's Architecture

Schlitz Brewery, located along Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Pleasant Avenue.
Eleanor Peterson, Lake Effect

While Milwaukeeans are rushing through the streets with their heads in their phones, there is a beautiful city of Germanic architecture standing by.

Not being from Milwaukee, one of the first things I noticed about this beautiful city was the character these buildings have. Whether the buildings are downtown or a little farther out, this 21st Century city has some strong 19th Century roots that can be told through their architecture.

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5:54 pm
Mon August 12, 2013

Lawns in Milwaukee Must be Kept 7” or Shorter

The City of Milwaukee has amended its ordinance regarding tall grass and noxious weeds.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Fri June 28, 2013

City Might Fight to Retain Residency Rules

Gov. Walker could wipe out Milwaukee’s long-standing residency requirement this weekend.

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Politics & Government
10:56 am
Mon June 17, 2013

City Begins Summer Youth Internship Program

Mayor Barrett spoke to interns before they began their first day of work
Credit Jodie Tabak

More than 100 teens will work for the City of Milwaukee this summer.

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