Results tagged with 'Milwaukee history'
Published July 6, 2018
Milwaukee has had a more than five-decade love affair with the Big Gig. We asked our friends at Summerfest to dig into their photo archives and select some images that best illustrate this mutual love-fest between Milwaukee and the world's largest music festival.
Published July 2, 2018
We reminisced about the finest concerts Summerfest had to offer us. But because there must be the bad with the good, the excrement to go with the exemplary, the vegan options to go with the Saz's sampler platter, here are our worst shows.
Published June 9, 2018
The Wisconsin Black Historical Society sits behind a locked door in an inconspicuous red brick building on the corner of 27th and Center Streets, where founder Clayborn Benson III tells and preserves stories that history has ignored, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Published June 8, 2018
Thanks to collector Karl Bandow, we have some stunning, and sad, vintage Ray Szopieray images of great Milwaukee buildings' dates with the wrecking ball.
Published June 4, 2018
According to a statement issued today by the Rev. Jonah P. Burakowski of the Missouri Synod of The Lutheran Church's South Wisconsin District, Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, which burned on May 15, will be rebuilt.
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Carmex. The medicated lip balm in small glass jars with the yellow cap. It is and has always been made in Milwaukee. Alfred Woelbing invented the concoction in the 1930's on his kitchen stove to alleviate cold sores. Woelbing (pronounced Well-bing) lived with his wife and children in Wauwatosa...
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