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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

A conversation with Amelia Vorpahl

 Since her departure from her treasured roots in Shorewood, Amelia Vorpahl has traveled the world and returned to the States to become a valuable part of a noble ecological cause. Vorpahl now manages communications
Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013

Kevin J. Miyazaki and ‘Dark Blue’ photos at the Haggerty

 Why wonder about water on Mars, when there’s plenty to ponder from the shores of Lake Michigan? Photographer Kevin J. Miyazaki navigated the lake’s 1,800-mile perimeter this past summer with a portable studio ready to record, via digital C-prints, the diverse personalities
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Aztec Camera was a fresh alternative to most everything when their debut album was released in 1983. In an era of hardcore punk fundamentalism and icy techno-pop, the Scottish band wedded acoustic textures to lively rhythms and irresistible pop hooks with echoes of Spain and India. Arriving just a tad late, the 30th 
Friday, Sept. 7, 2012
Take a stroll, view a lighthouse, play golf and visit an Indian mound—these are all activities that can be enjoyed in one famous Milwaukee County park. Along the shores of Lake Michigan on...
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010

North Point’s remarkable lighthouse keeper

Forty-six years before women were allowed to vote in America, a lady by the name of Georgia Green Stebbins was managing a federal facility here in Milwaukee—the North Point Lighthouse. As John Enright of the North Point Lighthouse Friends recounts the history...
Friday, Jan. 1, 2010

Bradford Beach/Cans

Welcome in the new year with a frigid plunge into Lake Michigan. There will be free round trip bus services from each of the following bars to Bradford Beach from 10am to 2pm...
Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009

Milwaukee Color

As Wisconsinites, we’re members of an exclusive alliance of states fortunate to touch the waters of the Great Lakes. Lake Michigan is Milwaukee’s most valuable natural resource: It’s our source of drinking water; it fights our fires; and we love to play in, on and around it.
Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Milwaukee positions itself as a freshwater leader

Water is the stuff of life, but in Milwaukee it’s also big business. In southeastern Wisconsin, more than 120 businesses with 20,000 employees are involved in the water industry. They generate revenues in excess of $10 billion a year—about 2.5% of the world’s $425 billion water sector...