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  1. Profiles in Milwaukee history: Sebastian BrandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | OnMilwaukee

    There are countless Milwaukeeans who have left an indelible mark on the city, even though folks rarely utter their names. More than the Kilbourns, Juneaus and Walkers, these folks, who toiled for their town and have now been relegated to relative obscurity, have captured my attention.

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  2. Take a peek at updates and dishes at the refreshed Cafe Hollander on DownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | OnMilwaukee

    The restaurant, which observes its 10th anniversary this month, was closed for just over two weeks to accommodate a series of upgrades and improvements including new hardwood flooring, an updated bar and new kitchen equipment. In conjunction with the remodel, Lowlands has also launched a new seasonal menu for all of its locations.

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  3. Milwaukee Talks: WNOV's Sherwin HughesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | OnMilwaukee

    The majority of talk radio in Wisconsin is hosted by white men with right-wing talk shows that appeal to white listeners and, consequently, white callers. Luckily, Sherwin Hughes, a talk show host on black-owned WNOV , provides a much-needed African-American voice on Milwaukee radio that offers black opinion and commentary.

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  4. Part of East Side building falls onto Farwell AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | OnMilwaukee

    Some excitement quite literally hit Farwell Avenue early Monday afternoon, as a significant part of a building set for demolition fell onto the street. The building a former four-story office complex located at 1840 N. Farwell Ave. and the neighboring parking lot were set to be taken down in order to put up a new 13-story mixed-use tower .

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  5. New book offers the scoop on Milwaukee frozen custardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | OnMilwaukee

    Milwaukeeans have been wild about this egg-laced frozen treat since at least the 1930s. But, where did it come from? How is it made? And what makes this frozen treat one of the most popular Milwaukee attractions? You'll find history, fun facts and a delectable guide to custard stands throughout the state in "Milwaukee Frozen Custard" , a book written by Kathleen McCann and OnMilwaukee's own Bobby Tanzilo .

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  6. Op-ed: Educational reform, improving schools should not be fearedRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2016 | OnMilwaukee

    It is difficult to gauge just how much the Milwaukee Public School system is struggling. The new state report cards will apparently proclaim that there are no "failing" schools - due, at least in part, to a re-weighting system that values growth much more than achievement in impoverished areas.

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  7. Kopp's new Travel Pak makes flying with custard a breezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | OnMilwaukee

    Frozen custard is best enjoyed immediately, at the stand where you bought it just moments ago. But for folks who live outside Milwaukee and want to be able to bring some of this delectable treat home after a visit to Brew City, transporting custard can be a challenge.

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  8. Finding home and history at The Astor HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | OnMilwaukee

    Check in early and stay late during OnMilwaukee's "Hotel Week" sponsored by VISIT Milwaukee. The next seven days will be packed with stories about historic area hotels, reviews, history, food and drink, staycations and more.

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  9. City launches planning process to build united front against violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | OnMilwaukee

    The recent launch by the city's Office of Violence Prevention of a comprehensive strategic planning process provided a great opportunity to begin building a united front against violence, said Khalil Coleman, co-founder of the Safe Zones Initiative , a program focusing on gun violence prevention. The process brings in community residents who are usually excluded from the discussion and "allows those voices to be heard," Coleman added.

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  10. Chef Talk: Story Hill BKC's Joe MuenchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | OnMilwaukee

    In the latest episode of Chef Talk , Kyle Cherek sits down with Chef Joe Muench of Story Hill BKC to chat about balancing all of the facets of life in and out of the kitchen, what he cooks off the job, why a bowl of cereal can be one of the most satisfying eating experiences for a chef and the future of fine dining. Disclaimer: Please note that Facebook comments are posted through Facebook and cannot be approved, edited or declined by OnMilwaukee.com.

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  11. Brewers reward manager Craig Counsell with three-year contract extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | OnMilwaukee

    After a 2016 season the first year of a full organizational rebuild in which the Brewers were better than expected both in terms of player performance and win-loss record, the team rewarded manager Craig Counsell with a three-year contract extension. "I am pleased that we have reached an agreement with Craig to keep him as our manager well into the future," said Stearns.

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  12. End the week on a high note and get pumped for Summerfest 50Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | OnMilwaukee

    Sigh. This has been quite the week, hasn't it? So let's try to end this thing on an inarguable, undebatable good note: Summerfest 50 is coming, slowly yet surely, and according to a press release today from Summerfest, they'll start making some big announcements next week. What those announcements will be, we don't know yet.

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  13. Firefighters warm up winter by donating 7,000 coats to local schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | OnMilwaukee

    Milwaukee firefighters have been raising money throughout the year to support the "Warm Up Winter" campaign. At the conclusion of this year's campaign, Milwaukee firefighters will have donated 23,000 new winter coats to children across 42 Milwaukee-area schools over a five-year period.

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  14. Where vets can find meals and deals for Veterans DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | OnMilwaukee

    Today is Veterans Day, a day to salute and pay tribute to some of the best and bravest in the United State of America and if there's ever been a time to focus on the best this country has to offer, this is the moment. During this special day of respect and remembrance, several local and national businesses are offering special meals, deals and other services for veterans and -- in some cases -- for active military personnel as well.

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  15. Impassioned Army vet and politician endured foster system, cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | OnMilwaukee

    Tiffany Koehler lived in 19 foster homes from birth to age 3 and again from 12 to 18. For a brief time, she lived with her mother, who suffered from mental illness, and attended Shorewood public schools. A few years later, her mother's health declined and she was placed with a foster family outside of the district.

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  16. Weekend Preview, Nov. 10-13, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | OnMilwaukee

    All aboard the great Milwaukee weekend! This weekend you can cheer on your Bucks, Admirals and Packers. Listen to K Flay, Band of Horses, No No Yeah Okay, Martin Lawrence, Think Floyd and more.

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  17. Concerned? 18 places and ways to help after the electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | OnMilwaukee

    While many saw Election Day as a huge victory, large portions of the nation's population woke up Wednesday morning hurt, fearful and deeply concerned about their future and the futures of those they care about. Some fear President-Elect Donald Trump does not care about their rights or existence and that the other branches of government are in no place to fight for them either.

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  18. UWM Athletic Department announces new "Panther Gameday" mobile appRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | OnMilwaukee

    As of Thursday, it was available for download in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store; search for "Panther Gameday." It further enhances the fan experience and student engagement, which will start with basketball games this season.

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  19. Bucks' Milwaukee Mondays return highlighting neighborhoods that make city uniqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | OnMilwaukee

    The Bucks will be celebrating everything that makes our home city special at all Monday home games this season as part of Milwaukee Mondays with 88Nine Radio Milwaukee. This year's platform features a new community-focused slant as the Bucks will work to highlight the various Milwaukee neighborhoods that comprise the unique fabric of our community, along with the return of the popular Milwaukee Originals T-shirt line.

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  20. West Milwaukee Sendik's to open Nov. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | OnMilwaukee

    West Milwaukee residents will have a new place to shop for their Thanksgiving dinners, as the much-anticipated Sendik's location on the east side of Miller Park Way opens Tuesday, Nov. 15. The new grocery store sits between Mitchell and Burnham streets and fills the final piece of undeveloped land on bustling Miller Park Way. At a time when the Milwaukee area grocery market is saturated with big box retailers, Sendik's continues to hold its own as a growing, family owned and operated local business.

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