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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.