North Side

The North Side of Milwaukee is a large area incorporating many residential and commercial neighborhoods, including Harambee Franklin Heights, Sherman Park and others.

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Palm Beach poet returns home for two events

April 16, 2019 2:56 p.m.

Shandle Chapman wrote her first poem in Milwaukee at age 14. Now a grown woman and mother, she returns to share her latest work at two events this weekend for Poetry Month.

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A last look inside the old King Dr. Schuster's / Gimbels before rehab begins

April 12, 2019 4:02 p.m.

Thanks to a partnership between the Medical College of Wisconsin and the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, the beautiful Kirchhoff & Rose-designed building at King and Garfield is getting a makeover and new use. Today we went inside for one last look before the conversion begins.

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WATCH: The pouring of Da Crusher statue

March 27, 2019 6:30 p.m.

South Milwaukee soon will be the home of a brand new bronze statue of professional wrestler Reggie "Da Crusher" Lisowski. This afternoon, OnMilwaukee attended the "pouring of Da Crusher" at Vanguard Sculpture Services.

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Important new partnership will restore King Dr. Schuster's building

March 26, 2019 11:00 a.m.

The former Schuster's department store building on the corner of King Drive and Garfield Avenue - the long-covered facade of which was tantalizingly revealed, briefly, a few years ago - will be renovated, and its facade restored thanks to a new partnership announced this morning.

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White Elephant bar photo is a reminder of a dark moment in Milwaukee

March 21, 2019 9:04 a.m.

Yesterday, a friend shared a 1955 photograph with me on Facebook. In the small, square monochrome image, a group of men lean against a gorgeous Art Deco bar, alongside a couple of uniformed police officers. But they're not drinking. They're investigating a murder.

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Eat this now: The avocado toast at Shindig Coffee in Sherman Phoenix

March 10, 2019 10:01 a.m.

I met a friend at the Sherman Phoenix to introduce her to the new development and show her around. With just a coffee and an impulse buy of a cowboy cookie in hand, I felt content ... until I saw someone else order Shindig Coffee's avocado toast.