Milwaukee

Arts & Culture
4:10 pm
Wed November 19, 2014

Comedian W. Kamau Bell is Back on the Road

W. Kamau Bell
Credit Matthias Clamer / FX

On his Twitter page, W. Kamau Bell says “I tell jokes, but I’m not kidding.”  Known by many as a political comedian, Bell is best known for his critically acclaimed, but short-lived FX comedy series Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, for which Chris Rock was the Executive Producer.

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Regional
1:00 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Groups Launch Ideas Contest to Address Segregation in Milwaukee

There's a new approach to deal with racial segregation in Milwaukee - a contest.

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Arts & Culture
2:54 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

New Blog Explores Old Milwaukee Buildings

Aimee Robinson's latest "Intersections" blog post features the F. Mayer Boot and Shoe Co. building.
Credit Aimee Robinson

Aimee Robinson isn't a historian, she's not an architect, and she's not a Milwaukee native. So at first blush, she might not seem like the natural person to write a column on distinctive, historic Milwaukee buildings.

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Regional
1:00 am
Tue May 13, 2014

Milwaukee Leaders Call for 'Ceasefire' Ahead of Surge in Summer Violence

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (at podium) and other leaders kick off "Ceasefire Week," an effort to get illegal guns off the streets.
Credit Erin Toner

Milwaukee leaders kick off "Ceasefire Week," an effort to get would-be criminals to put down their guns.

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Regional
5:05 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

3 Attractions to See at Milwaukee County Fair

Pies are just one of the many food competition categories at the Milwaukee County Fair.
Credit mechanikat, flickr

Did you know that there's a Milwaukee County Fair? There sure is - and it's coming at the end of September.

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Arts & Culture
4:16 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Rowers to Converge on Milwaukee River

Milwaukee will be flooded with row teams from Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Illinois on September 21st.
Credit Michael Pereckas/Flickr

Rowing: it's a sport you either love or hate. But either way, it's making a splash in Milwaukee this weekend.

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Economy & Business
11:29 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Location is a Big Factor of the Wealth Gap

Families have to consider the location of where they live in proximity to their place of employment.
Credit davereid2, flickr

Milwaukee is known nationwide as being one of the most segregated cities in the country; segregated both racially and economically.

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Economy & Business
11:31 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Colectivo is the new Alterra: Fowler Explains the Name Change

The same taste of Alterra can be found in Colectivo.
Credit Jason Gessner, flickr

Colectivo is the new Alterra and a lot of people are needing a strong cup of coffee to swallow the news.

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Regional
3:46 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

On Your Mark, Get Set, Pedal! Amazing Milwaukee Race on Bikes is Back

The Amazing Milwaukee Race on Bikes will be held on August 11th.
Credit amazingmilwaukeerace.com

If you're looking to find an urban adventure whilst pedaling on your bicycle, Milwaukeean Adam Baus has an event for you.

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Environment
2:50 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Three Bridges Park Opening July 20th

Three Bridges Park will be opening on July 20th.
Credit onmilwaukee.com

This summer brings the opening of a new park, one where families can explore and learn about Wisconsin’s ecology.

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