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vampire weekend
On Music
Monday, March 10, 2014
Courting a generation that grew up listening to Graceland with their parents by adding an agreeable African jangle to otherwise tried-and-true, guitar-based indie-rock, Vampire Weekend sprouted from virtual unknowns to a hip buzz band to a bona fide phenomenon all before they even released their debut album. Many bands crack under the pressure of releasing a follow-up to such a smash debut,...
tom barrett
Around Milwaukee
Monday, Feb. 24, 2014
Mayor Tom Barrett delivered his State of the City address at Journey House this morning, where he announced a new manufacturing building at the former Tower Automotive location and outlined initiatives to aid small business owners and assist neighborhoods, among other things.

The complete text of his speech is below.

Good Morning, Milwaukee! It’s been a long cold winter and the v...