Spring Gallery Night and Day arrives in Milwaukee April 20-21, featuring works of art at 60-plus venues throughout the city. In addition to galleries, Milwaukee colleges and universities use this opportunity to present top student works...
By now, much has already been written about Juneau County District Attorney Scott Southworth’s letter threatening legal action against teachers that abide by the new Healthy Youth Act, which requires schools who offer sexuality education to provide medically accurate information about contraception and condom...
Milwaukee’s East Side lost one of its historic landmarks early in the morning on Jan. 19, when after 40 years anchoring North Avenue, the restaurant Pizza Man burned down in a four-alarm blaze. The fire, which has been ruled arson, demolished a building that also housed Cush Lounge, the Black and White Café, the Grecian Delight restaurant and 10 apartments.
Pizza Man will reopen, but almost...
This week, I turn
the tables by asking my readers some questions. Students have been back
at school for a month now, and I talked with a few from local colleges
and universities about what they wished their parents had told them
about sex before they were all grown up.
This topic is on
my mind for a couple of reasons. The pregnancy of Sarah Palin's
daughter, Bristol, has once again put the spotlight on the
effectiveness of abstinence-only sex education and of parental messages
about sexuality. In addition, I just kicked off a series of workshops
for parents at the Tool Shed, the first of which focused...
Seven people died of heroin overdoses in Milwaukee County last year, and six in 2006.
That may seem like a small number of drug deaths, especially when you consider that 47 people died from overdoses of cocaine in 2007 and 76 people overdosed on coke in 2006 just in Milwaukee County.