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Friday, Dec. 3, 2010

Oklahoma Avenue in West Allis

The West Allis neighborhood bounded by Oklahoma and Montana Avenues and 92nd to 96th Street is transformed into a winter wonderland in December to benefit the MACC Fund and kids with cancer and related blood disorders...
Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009
Domes Dancing: Vibrant African music echoed throughout the lavishly festive Mitchell Park Conservatory Domes, celebrating Ko-Thi Dance Company’s 40th season. Founder Ferne Caulker lovingly praised director Una Van Duvall as a “mini-hurricane” and thanked the company’s other key players: new...
Friday, Nov. 28, 2008

Take the drive in West Allis

For the 24th year, neighbors will join together to show the spirit of the holiday season during "Sharing Christmas." The holiday lights will be aglow from Nov. 28 - Dec. 27, 6-10 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 5-10 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays...
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008


Assembly Republicans proved last year that they are not putting the best interests of Wisconsin residents first. Republican leaders were happy to play games— and fund-raise—while shamelessly stalling budget negotiations. This sort of partisan brinksmanship has no place in serious state matters that affect all of us...
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008

Teutonic Charm

Few places offer as much German Old World charm as Kegel’s (5901 W. National Ave.), with its congenial bar, wood tables, hunting murals, stained-glass accents and oak beamed ceilings. The menu is very German, though the Friday fish fry competes for popularity. The item to order is sauerbraten; the tender beef is marinated for 10 days before it’s...
Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Reynolds attempts to undermine the election

Former state Sen. Tom Reynolds, an ultra-conservative religious Republican from West Allis who lost his seat in 2006, is trying to get back into politics by undermining the Democratic primary on Sept. 9. Reynolds formed a political action committee (PAC) called Clean Sweep Wisconsin, which is running "anti-incumbent..."
Wednesday, July 23, 2008
A right-wing Republican from West Allis has been recruiting conservative candidates and promising them big money to challenge incumbent Milwaukee legislators in the Democratic primary. But former state Sen. Tom Reynolds, whose right-wing extremism is far beyond where the buses run, has not developed a sudden...
Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Tonight @ the Charles Allis Art Museum

Often the classic films the Charles Allis Art Museum screens are of the slightly obscure variety, but tonight’s selection is familiar to most film lovers: It’s Rebecca, the 1940 psychological thriller that won director Alfred Hitchcock his first—and, criminally, his only—Best Picture Oscar. Joan Fontaine plays a young...
Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Weishan and Manzke offer their proposals

Milwaukee County’s tight finances are the underlying theme of the campaign for county supervisor in the 16th District, which encompasses the Southwest Side of Milwaukee, Greenfield and West Allis. Incumbent John Weishan faces retired Milwaukee police detective Timothy John Manzke in the April 1 general election.