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A familiar fragment of iconic Oriental Drugs is uncovered in West Allis basement

Published Dec. 14, 2018

Old Milwaukee Facebook group moderator Adam Levin recently posted a message to the group inquiring about the whereabouts of the signage that once adorned the exterior of the iconic Oriental Drugs, 2238 N. Farwell Ave. Soon after, Levin was standing in a West Allis basement next to the vertical blade sign that once hung on the corner of the building, announcing "DRUGS."

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20 years later, Fowlers' dream of owning Bartlett firehouse is reality

Published Dec. 7, 2018

Sometimes, a little waiting - and maybe a little timing - is all it takes. Just ask Lincoln and Lilith Fowler, who still have photographs they took of each other outside the former firehouse at 1945 N. Bartlett Ave. 20 years ago on their fridge. The Fowlers bought the 1886 building earlier this year.

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Milwaukee Mocktails: The Jazz Estate

Published Dec. 6, 2018

A few months ago, my friend and her significant other invited me to check out The Jazz Estate's mocktails, and the experience - the ambiance, the music, the drinks - took my breath away.

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Mark Goff captured Milwaukee's counterculture with his lens and his pen

Published Dec. 3, 2018

Mark Goff, who was there to document in words and on film that important era of Milwaukee history, is no longer here ... hard as that is to believe. After battling cancer for a number of years, Goff passed away at his East Side home on Friday at the age of 71.

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My own fault?

A bag of nothing~  I'm certainly not one to succumb to cynicism, but as I rounded the corner to where I parked my car, and saw the window busted out, I knew the day had a high probability of not being overly pleasant. I guess living in the safety of the outskirts had numbed my common senses....

Gotta start somewhere...

Here's to a new start~               Welcome to those of you brave enough to wade through, what I hope, is an entertaining blog about my favorite city, Milwaukee. First, allow me to introduce myself. I am a self proclaimed guru of M...

The Art of the 21st Birthday (Midweek Musings)

"Is this shirt too much?" My best friend questioned, tugging at a zipper attached to her borrowed blouse. It was Saturday night. Our busy summers, which had so far made good on the Ladytron lyrics,"They only want you when you're 17/When you're 21, you're no fun," had ke...


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