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09.28.2014 | 122 days ago | Posted at 11:28 AM
By Tyler Friedman
The Blues? - well that's just another name for the human condition; for the ineradicable dissatisfaction that is part and parcel of our finite existence. The way I feel sometimes - I feel like drinking me some gasoline. I'm tellin' you the way I feel sometimes - I feel just like drinking me some gasoline. Strikin' me a match and blowin' my fool self up in steam. Is there anoth...
03.28.2014 | | Posted at 11:00 AM

The model ship will be unveiled on April 12

By Kristina Byas
A model of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald will be unveiled by the Wisconsin Marine Historical Society and the Milwaukee Public Library on Saturday, April 12 at 10 a.m. at Central Library.The iconic 729-foot freighter was built in River Rouge, Michigan and first launched on June 7, 1958. The freighter was owned by Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company and operated by Olgebay Norton until it sank dur...
Monday, Nov. 5, 2012
 Over the course of his prolific 20-year writing career, Sherman Alexie has given us a view into the modern American-Indian experience through favorites such as The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven and
Monday, Oct. 8, 2012
  They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but few could argue against the magnificent artistry that is captured in Paul Bialas’ photography book Pabst: An Excavation of Art. The book focuses on the...
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010

Plus: ‘Rock and Roll’ at Boswell Book Co.

February is Black History Month and reading is one of the finest ways to celebrate and honor the contributions of African Americans. This year the Milwaukee Public Library will host a “Read-In”...
Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Green roof and energy cells will be added to the landmark

The Central Library building, one of Milwaukee’s most beloved landmarks, is getting a 21st-century upgrade—a green roof and energy-generating photovoltaic cells. The plans call for replacing the leak-prone, 30,000-square-foot flat roof on the library’s annex with a green roof loaded...
Sunday, May 17, 2009
Though fluorescent-filled mega-bookstores with chain-brand coffee will do in a pinch, Milwaukee's true lovers of the written word prefer the warm glow that emanates from an independent bookstore. Despite tough times for small businesses, city readers can still rely on favorites like Little Read Book in Wauwatosa or the unique Renaissance Books, a treasure trove of old and newer books found right in General Mitchell International Airport. And Mystery One Bookstore not only serves up crime and intrigue, but also regularly brings in authors to sign books and speak directly to their readership...
Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Bauman signals it’s OK to change zoning for wealthy reside

East Side Alderman Robert Bauman has indicated that he’d OK zoning changes to allow New Land Enterprises devel oper Boris Gokhman to build a 27-story luxury condo development on the site of the historic Goll mansion at 1550 N. Prospect Ave. A New Land representative argued that the zoning change merely represents a “reallocation” of square footage currently allowed on that site.