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08.01.2013 | | Posted at 08:00 AM

An East Side favorite returns, with more seating

By Mrinal Gokhale
The Pizza Man reopened on Monday after a more than two-year absence following a fire that burnt down the restaurant's former Oakland Avenue location. The restaurant remains on the East Side, with the new location at 2947 North Downer Ave. Founder Mike Admidzich has recreated the inviting old-world atmosphere with the help of Rinka Chung Architecture, Inc. They have incorporated a tin ceiling, Edi...
07.15.2013 | | Posted at 10:30 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
That didn't take long, thankfully. A couple of weeks after closing following a fire, the Miramar Theatre announced it will reopen on Saturday, July 20. "We will still be in clean-up mode with much more to do, but functional and comfortable," owner Bill Sell wrote in an email to Miramar Theatre subscribers. "Thanks for all your support!"...
07.05.2013 | | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
The Miramar Theatre will be closed indefinitely following a fire Wednesday night. In an email blast last night, theater owner Bill Stace wrote, "The Miramar Theatre had a fire last night, July 3, 2013. No one was injured, but there had been extensive smoke damage. We will be closed for repairs until further notice. We will be back as soon as possible! Thank you." TMJ4 is reporting that the fire ca...
Monday, Nov. 19, 2012
 "Taliesin is a house in three acts," declares the preface of Building Taliesin: Frank Lloyd Wright's Home of Love and Loss, a new book by Madison journalist Ron McCrea that tells the fascinating story of this famous residence
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012
 Sadly, Green Gallery West didn’t survive the July fire that engulfed a building on Riverwest’s Center Street. Fortunately, however, artist and owner John Riepenhoff quietly perseveres at Green Gallery East
Monday, Aug. 6, 2012

McCrea shares love and loss of Frank Lloyd Wright

The 1914 fire that consumed portions of Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin compound along with seven lives may have been sparked by racism. The servant who set the blaze and attacked the houseguests with a hatchet, Julian Carlton...
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life,” Pablo Picasso said of the value of aesthetics in society. Milwaukee's Gallery Night and Day embraces this spirit for its 25th anniversary, July 27-28. The quarterly event, which began...
09.15.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
The prayers of many Brewer fans were answered a few minutes ago when the story broke that the Brewers fired manager Ned Yost and promoted third base coach Dale Sveum to interim manger. Ted Simmons, who had been the bench coach, was moved to an "advisory role" according to the report on jsonline.com.The move is frankly more than a little surprising so late in the season and the move may be consider...
Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008
Russian Wulfgar, Vegalum, Niacin, Banshee, Socky and Donnybrook: Though they sound like characters from a science-fiction novel, they’re actually a group of Milwaukeeans who are giving new meaning to the expression “playing with fire.”

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