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Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013

Irish Fest brings music, food and culture to Milwaukee’s lakefront

The seed of an idea called Irish Fest, planted more
Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013
 On most weather-abiding afternoons, the streets of several South Side neighborhoods welcome a tempting assortment of taqueria trucks and elote (Mexican corn on the cob) carts. Convenient and affordable, these vendors
Sunday, July 21, 2013

The 2013 Brady Street Festival

 Once a bastion of 1960s counterculture and the focus of a revitalization effort in the early ’90s that following a period of gentrification, the eccentric nine-block stretch of homes, storefronts, bars and restaurants known as
Thursday, May 30, 2013

Wild Flour’s Milwaukee success story

 Growing up as one of 14 children, Wild Flour Bakery owner Dolly Mertens gained a wealth of insight. She learned to share, to compromise and to bake delicious
Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Advocating for the disabled

 “We’re at a crossroads,” declares Disability Rights Wisconsin’s Milwaukee Office Director Barbara Beckert, referring to the damage cuts to government funding could have on individuals with disabilities and supportive services
Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Legalization slowly gains momentum

 For centuries, hemp was grown on American soil. The viable, adaptable crop was essential to the growth of industry. Thomas Jefferson endorsed it, declaring, “Hemp is of first necessity to the wealth and protection
Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Milwaukee’s food trucks’ fast, tasty options

“Location, location, location” may have originally been used to describe the ruthless, unforgiving world of real estate, but the universally accepted mantra is often applied to the hypercompetitive restaurant business, where picking the wrong loc...
Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Laughing with Milwaukee’s all-female comedy troupe

 When one considers the personal and professional obligations of those involved, the time and effort required in the pursuit of such an endeavor and the daunting task of making complete strangers chuckle, the women

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