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Why were the Mount Mary University pine trees cut down?

Published July 9, 2020

If, like me, you arere one of the folks that is blessed enough to be able to enjoy the lovely grounds of Mount Mary University along the Menomonee River Parkway on Milwaukee's far west side, you may have been surprised to see portion of it undergoing drastic change. Here's what's up.


Art therapy offers health through creative process

Published Jan. 22, 2016

Traditional "talk therapy" doesn't work for everyone because some are simply not comfortable verbalizing their feelings. This is where art therapy might work for someone who has suffered a trauma and would like to process it in a more creative way.


The Alverno who? Stritch what?

Published Nov. 12, 2014

The topic of sports nicknames of the "lesser known" Milwaukee colleges and universities came up recently during my Bucks ticket draft. No one could name Carroll College's mascot. It's Carroll University now, by the way. Cardinal Stritch University? I got my MBA there and didn't even know it had sports, much less a mascot.


Hartung Park built on 400 million years of history

Published Aug. 9, 2014

Built on the site of a former quarry, Hartung Park isn't huge, but it's packed with amenities. It also celebrates its silurian period history, when millions of years ago, this was a warm water inter-reef basin filled with plant and animal life.


Miss Saigon brings Vietnamese to the neighborhood

Published April 27, 2011

While east Tosa boasts a small cache of great restaurants like Il Mito, Mekong Cafe and Juniper 61, head even slightly north (or northwest) to Cooper and Enderis Park neighborhoods and options thin out. So, it was with excitement that folks noted the opening of Miss Saigon Vietnamese Restaurant, 9201 W. Center St.