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03.11.2014 | 37 days ago | Posted at 10:00 AM

Stream WPR's "Central Time" segment with Fortis

By Shepherd Express Staff
News last month that Baltimore's City Paper weekly had been purchased by the Baltimore Sun Media Group has once again spurred conversation about the future of alternative weekly newspapers. Can these papers survive the changing economy? This week on Wisconsin Public Radio's "Central Time," Shepherd Express publisher Louis Fortis joined hosts Rob Ferrett and Veronica Rueckert to explain why alt wee...
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013
We were all sad to learn that last week was the final print edition of The Onion newspaper in Milwaukee. Though we were competitors on some level, we were more allies in trying to provide a free publication of interest to the people of Milwaukee and southeast Wisconsin. The cover page
Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013

Mayor Barrett presents founders with a proclamation on its 10th anniversary

 Mayor Tom Barrett presented a proclamation to the Shepherd Express’ publisher/editor Louis Fortis and Arts and Entertainment editor David Luhrssen on the 10th anniversary of their founding the Milwaukee International Film Festival, which ran Nov. 6 through Nov. 16, 2003
Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013

Jim Plaisted on the significance of BIDs

 Off the Cuff sat down with Jim Plaisted, executive director of the East Town, Shorewood and Village of Wauwatosa Business Improvement Districts (BIDs), to learn more about BIDs and their significance in revitalizing commercial areas.
Friday, April 12, 2013

A Conversation with Ian Abston

Ian Abston is the young president of NEWaukee. Off The Cuff asked him about the organization and its Young Professional Week, April 15-21
Tuesday, April 9, 2013

A celebration of local food, craft drink and community

 Marrying delicious craft beer, tasty artisan cheese and mouth-watering sausage, the Shepherd Express’ first annual Stein & Dine festival on Saturday, April 27, promises to satisfy all food and drink cravings with the best
05.27.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
The Journal Sentinel has just printed an editorial bemoaning the fact that the new school board president, Michael Bonds, proposed a number of changes that did not pass by a majority of the board. The Journal Sentinel was highly critical of one of Mr. Bonds' proposals and also pointed out that the board president even ended up voting against one of his own ideas. Because of these v...

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