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Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Most trusted politician, favorite landmark and more

 Personal injury lawyer Michael Hupy (Hupy and Abraham) doesn’t ride, but he has fought for protections for bikers since the ’80s, when he realized that “bikers had no good lawyers.” They do now. In addition to his legal advocacy, Hupy’s influential “Watch for Motorcycles” campaign
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The movement is led from the top by the healthy foods initiative of First Lady Michelle Obama and from Milwaukee by Will Allen, founder of Growing Power, named by Time
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012

Best of Milwaukee 2012

It makes perfect sense that our readers would pick up the Shepherd at their neighborhood Pick ’n Save—almost 200,000 Shepherd readers shop at a Roundy’s Pick ’n Save or Metro Market. We very much appreciate your
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012

Supervisor Biddle builds a strong case

In the April 3 general election, residents of Milwaukee's central city will decide the fate of one of the city's most powerful men, Common Council President Willie Hines Jr. Hines is facing a challenge from Milwaukee County Supervisor...
Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010
They are the people who will not leave this planet without first bettering it, the citizens who simply cannot live their lives ignoring the fact that they share a community with people who are suffering from hunger. The individuals devoted to improving Milwaukee’s food system contribute to the movement for various reasons—be it economic, social, environmental, spiritual, personal, educational or a combination of...
07.22.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
America�s best businesswoman, Oprah Winfrey, has recognized the genius of Will Allen�s Growing Power. The inventive, inspiring urban farmer is featured in this month�s O magazine (after being profiled in the New York Times magazine earlier this month, and a full four years after gracing the Shepherd�s cover). Allen, his staff and the supporters of Growing Power earn their praise day after day, ten...
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009

Plus Jerks and Blogs of the Week

He was unknown to most people before the Shepherd Express profiled him in a cover story on Sept. 22, 2005, but Milwaukee’s Will Allen is now enjoying the national spotlight for his revolutionary agricultural innovations. Allen, who received a MacArthur Foundation “genius grant” in 2008, launched the urban farm Growing Power...
Friday, Sept. 26, 2008

Plus Winners and Jerks of the Week

In an appalling attempt to create news, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, in its usual role as the lapdog for the right-wing elements of the business community, distorted and blew up an innocuous vote by a Milwaukee Public Schools board committee to explore the question of the state’s role in public education.
Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Cooking the Wisconsin way

Not everyone grows up in a home where they help their parents prepare meals and, in doing so, absorb their family’s recipes and cooking tips. Culinary know-how that only comes from experience isn’t always passed down to the next generation, and cookbooks only take an inexperienced chef so far.

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