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15 vintage color views of Milwaukee

Published March 9, 2018

Thanks to digging by some Milwaukee history lovers and the Milwaukee County Historical Society, the work of photographer Ray Szopieray survives, helping to open a window on a Milwaukee that in some cases endures, but in others has vanished. Here are some great images of bygone Milwaukee.


Get Your Ass in Here: WasteCap Resource Solutions

Published Feb. 13, 2018

A few years ago I did a story about the great salvage and reuse work being done by WasteCap Resource Solutions, 2123 W. Michigan St., near the Marquette campus. Lately, it's been getting some pretty great items you can buy.


Author Thomas Fehring catalogs Milwaukee's industrial achievements

Published Jan. 17, 2018

Historian Thomas Fehring has penned a trio books on the history of Whitefish Bay, including "Images of Whitefish Bay," "Chronicles of Whitefish Bay" and the new "Historic Whitefish Bay." His other new book, "The Magnificent Machines of Milwaukee" traces the city's manufacturing innovations.


Diving into the history of Milwaukee's natatoria

Published Jan. 16, 2018

Despite the fact that hundreds of thousands of Milwaukeeans once visited the city's seven natatoria annually for many years, these days the word seems to conjure only one thing for Cream City citizens: dining next to a dolphin pool.

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