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10.31.2014 | 93 days ago | Posted at 04:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Neil Haven’s Stuck is a really fun exploration of human connection. A quirky agoraphobic spends her time almost exclusively in an elevator as an elevator operator at a retro-themed hotel. She’s afraid to ever leave the elevator for longer than it might take to shower or use the bathroom. People enter her life and exit through the elevator. It’s a fun play that requires just the right cast ...
06.14.2014 | | Posted at 04:42 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Whitefish Bay’s venerable Bay Players have a sharp season coming up on the other side of summer. The official announcement went out earlier this month. Among them is the work of a locally born playwright.Jay Presson Allen’s 1968 comedy Forty Carats. A 42 year-old real-estate agent falls in love with a 22 year-old man while on vacation. She returns to her life in New York only to find that he...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
 Both candidates for this seat on the bench are highly qualified. We went beyond our endorsement committee and discussed this election and the candidates with a sampling of legal professionals
Thursday, May 3, 2012

Oro di Oliva readies its third location

Freshness is key when buying olive oil. An olive is at its peak the moment it is picked from a tree, so every month that olive oil sits on a shelf, it breaks down, its flavor...
07.07.2011 | | Posted at 05:38 PM

Venerable local Community Theatre’s next season.

By Russ Bickerstaff
In and amidst all of the companies that form the local theatre scene, it can often be easy to forget about one of the greater Milwaukee area’s longest-running theatre traditions. Having staged its first production in March of 1951, The Bay Players have been around for over 60 years now. The company’s 2011-2012 season will be without a musical, which is a disappointment for director Ray Brad...
06.05.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
What was more horrifying than last year’s financial implosion: That it happened, or that the average person couldn’t make sense of it? Fortunately, Les Leopold was already looking into the complex financial instruments that nearly brought down the economy and, incidentally, the retirement funds of five Wisconsin school districts, which may be on the hook for $200 million in bad ...
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009

Berkeley’s light and healthy fare

Marija Whitman and Vesna Madunic are no strangers to the restaurant business. The sisters own Gracious Events Catering and previously ran Bjonda in Wauwatosa. That restaurant started with very high ambitions, including a menu featuring caviar and vintage champagnes. In 2007 they renamed it...
Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008
Grafton nurse Meg Boren sacrificed all the comforts of home in 2002 to build a health care clinic in a remote area of Nicaragua. With the help of donors and a steady stream of volunteers from Wisconsin, the clinic has offered health care to villagers who once had been too poor or too isolated to receive reliable, modern medical care.