Milwaukee

mechanikat, flickr

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

Rowers to Converge on Milwaukee River

Sep 17, 2013
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.

Location is a Big Factor of the Wealth Gap

Aug 9, 2013
davereid2, flickr

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

Jason Gessner, flickr

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

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

Jul 26, 2013
amazingmilwaukeerace.com

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

Three Bridges Park Opening July 20th

Jul 18, 2013
onmilwaukee.com

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

alluvium_journal.org

It's summer and time for Shakespeare in the Park. The Optimist Theatre has a new production - and a new home.

Amy Puzia, Flickr

It seems that not a week goes by when we don't learn that Milwaukee has been named to a national list of the best things or the worst things.

A Dollar Tree store is hoping to open in Milwaukee’s Bronzeville neighborhood, at North and MLK, but a Common Council committee dealt the project a setback Thursday.

computerjeramy, flickr

New York City is known as “The City that Never Sleeps.” Could Milwaukee be one in the same?

(Brian Zalewski/Flickr)

While Milwaukee may never gain the reputation of being a city that never sleeps, there is a lot more going on during a full 24 hour day than many of us might expect.

kylemac, flickr

Milwaukee retail and civic leaders have spent the last several days in Las Vegas attending an event they hope will leave a mark on the city's retail scene.

Flickr

Milwaukee is in something of a food renaissance, for restaurants, ingredients, and simply for the interest of people in what goes onto their plate.

Where are you from?  Ask that to the next person you meet on the street in Milwaukee, and they’ll probably look at you funny.  So, instead, take our word for it – the answer is probably someplace local.

Writer and Lake Effect essayist Avi Lank says where we are from says a great deal about where we are going:

Some public school advocates are sounding alarms over several issues in Governor Walker's proposed biennial budget. They point to essentially unchanged state aid and a call for expanding the state's voucher program as new challenges to Wisconsin's public school systems. Some also say that the effort to reward higher-performing schools would come at the expensive of schools already facing a steep climb, in districts such as Milwaukee Public Schools.

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