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Old Smoky introduced generations of kids to railroading

Published Nov. 17, 2017

You don't have to be THAT old to remember the days when Old Smoky used to serve Bay View. The neutered steam locomotive didn't go actually anywhere, but folks loved it just the same ... at least for a little while.

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New MPM exhibit looks at the complicated history of weaponry

Published Oct. 6, 2017

Via nearly 200 objects - most from the museums own collections - Milwaukee Public Museum's new exhibition, "Weapons: Beyond the Blade," explores the history, meanings and innovation of weapons across human history. The show runs through Jan. 1, 2018.

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7 cool places to watch the solar eclipse in Milwaukee

Published Aug. 21, 2017

The last total solar eclipse to cross the contiguous United States was in 1979, more than 38 years ago. The next one won't be until April 2024. It's a big deal. Here are seven great places to see this singular moon-sun spectacle Monday afternoon in Milwaukee.

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100 things for kids to do in Milwaukee

Published June 10, 2017

This list features fun stuff in and around Milwaukee for kids of all ages. From smelling the roses at Boerner Botanical Gardens to visiting Old World Wisconsin, this list is chock full of suggestions to keep your little ones entertained all year long.

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Stormwater initiative will green Milwaukee Public Museum entrance

Published May 3, 2017

While some in Milwaukee are thinking about the long-range outlook for the future of the Milwaukee Public Museum and its home at 800 W. Wells St., the museum is partnering with The Green Team of Wisconsin to revitalize its Wells Street entrance.

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Cleopatra comes to Milwaukee

My Tuesdays and Thursdays are typically spent at the Milwaukee Public Museum, doing the Exhibits Intern thing. As I've mentioned before, this sometimes means cleaning life-sized models of dinosaurs. Most commonly, it involves me at a desk, headphones in, plowing through some project that needs ...

25 Years Already?

Friday November 14th, 2008 - Milwaukee, WI/Lake Villa, ILAs close as I can figure it exactly twenty-five years ago today I stepped on a stage to try my hand at standup comedy for the very first time. I was a twenty year old punk without a clue as to what life was about or what the future would br...


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