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UW-Milwaukee Student Journalists Win National SPJ Reporting Award

Four Media Milwaukee journalists have won a first place national Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence reporting award for their extensive coverage of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Athletic Department controversies. The work of student journalists Tisia Muzinga, Paul Willems, Miela Fetaw, and Kristopher Schimmel was deemed the best online sports journalism in the country [...] The post UW-Milwaukee Student Journalists Win National SPJ Reporting Award appeared first on Media Milwaukee.

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The water-pumping past of Colectivo

The water-pumping past of Colectivo's lakefront cafe

In the late 1880s, Milwaukee had a water problem -- the Milwaukee River had become completely polluted. Its banks were lined with tanneries and factories, and the byproducts of both ended up in the river, giving it a foul odor and murky appearance. So what did city leadership decide to do? Build a big pump, and dump the pollution†into Lake Michigan. † The water-pumping past of Colectivo's lakefront cafe appeared first on 88Nine Radio Milwaukee.

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More Warner Grand pics
As soon as news emerged that the MSO wants to make the gorgeous Art Deco former Warner/Grand movie palace its new home, we took you inside. Now, we're going back in for more! Here's an update on the project and another peek inside.
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1854 William Howard House
William Howard House in Walker's Point may not be the oldest home in town, but it's pretty close. And, best of all, it's beautifully preserved and, if you're in the market for a real vintage classic, it's for sale.
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The Big Gig in the '70s
Summerfest followed its big 1968 debut with an even larger - though still diffuse - schedule in '69. But dramatic changes began in 1970 and continued throughout the decade as the Big Gig became bigger and bigger.
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Locust Street Festival
One of the city's most beloved and longest-running summer celebrations, the Locust Street Festival of Music and Art on June 11 is a hip, fun, eclectic and diverse gathering of local musicians, artists and supporters.