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Buzz - Feb. 20, 2019
Take a break from shoveling with Wisco Bingo (then sigh and get back to it)
Who knew that shoveling out a neighbor while they're on vacation could be so fun?
Tagged with: winter, bingo, wisco bingo, game, fun
Buzz - Feb. 15, 2019
Milwaukee will get a new flag, but what it will look like is still in question
The Arts Board deliberated and decided that yes, the city needed a new flag, but did not explicitly state what the flag should look like.
Living - Feb. 15, 2019
Show your support for the family of DPW worker Bryan Rodriguez
Bryan Rodriguez was out on the job filling potholes when he was struck and killed by a driver who pinned Rodriguez between their car and the back of his own work truck.
Marketplace - Jan. 15, 2019
Google Pixelbook laptop/tablet is a nice entertainment device
The device is crisp, bright and fun to use, but a lack of key apps causes productivity to suffer.
Marketplace - Jan. 10, 2019
New Belgianwerkx Bicycle Studio owner wants to bring start-up energy to shop
Belgianwerkx Bicycle Studio has changed hands from Bill Koehler to John W. Miller, founder of Milwaukee-based venture capital firm, Arenberg Holdings. The sale, according to a press release, was finalized on Dec. 31.
Holiday Guide - Nov. 28, 2018
Add Milwaukee Krampusnacht to your holiday traditions
In the last decade Krampus has found a new niche of fans, who desire a less sanitized or perhaps a less copyrightable, corporate-friendly holiday mascot.
Buzz - Nov. 15, 2018
Let's save $100,000 and just vote on the flag already
If the design wasn't good, this flag would have died. But now it's more popular than ever.
Holiday Guide - Nov. 13, 2018
Slide into the spirit of the season with the Santa Cycle Rampage
Over the last decade it has attracted thousands of people to get dressed up in red white and green and take to two wheels for a holiday Halloween of sorts.
Sports - Nov. 6, 2018
Stories from the cyclocross scene
"Omg I'm going to die. I can't do this. My legs are going to fall off. Why am I doing this? Why did I PAY to do this? My lungs are going to collapse. Keep going. Keep moving forward. You can do this."
Sports - Nov. 5, 2018
The new Bucks City Edition uniforms are loud and secretly great
The current green and cream standard does have a classic, understated cool-ness to it. But this bold, new, colorful City uniform is great for the exact opposite reasons.
Sports - Sept. 27, 2018
The North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship arrives this weekend
It's quite impressive the level of nimbleness and control seasoned players can achieve while swooping in to block a shot, tangling mallets together, whipping back to catch a pass, and smacking the ball between the two wheels of an opponent, all without putting a foot on the ground.
Sports - Sept. 12, 2018
World class athlete Katie Keough to compete at Humboldt Park race
The world-class champ will make a special appearance ahead of the World Cup races.
Sports - Sept. 5, 2018
Ridin' dirty: Cyclocross season is here
Unpaved terrain and an assortment of challenges that showcase bike handling skills as much as it showcases pure strength and speed.
Marketplace - Sept. 3, 2018
The Great 48: A tour d'Outpost Natural Foods
Enjoy Wisconsin's open roads, snacks and beverages from Outpost Natural Foods.
Living - Aug. 21, 2018
These buildings were demolished for soulless surface parking spaces
Do you remember these buildings before they were turned into parking lots?
Sports - July 26, 2018
The Riverwest 24 returns with a new route, more class(es)
The People's Holiday is back with a new route, new bonus checkpoints, new race classes and more.
Marketplace - July 16, 2018
What to do before someone steals your bike (and how to get it back if they do)
Prevention is the best way to deal with a stolen bicycle, but these steps may help you recover it.
Buzz - July 16, 2018
CityCenter @ 735 flies largest Milwaukee flag ahead of vote
It's your last chance to voice your opinion on the People's Flag of Milwaukee. Maybe for real this time.
Sports - July 10, 2018
Guerilla Grand Prix transforms parking garages into bike racing obstacle courses
The three nights of racing will take place periodically in different parking garages around the city, and are open to anyone with any bicycle.
Marketplace - June 29, 2018
Test drive - er, fold - these bikes at Summerfest
Currently on display throughout Summerfest, folding bikes take up even less space than a traditional bike. But more importantly, they're weird and fun.
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