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Urban spelunking: Inside UWM's 1920s Alumni House, now for sale

Published July 31, 2020

The university has listed the Alumni House, 3230 E. Kenwood Blvd., for sale. The three-strory, 25,553-square-foot Tudor Revival home, with 14 bedrooms and 175 feet of lake frontage on its 3.9-acre property is assessed at $1.93 million.

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Urban spelunking: Haas' colossal Downtown mural

Published June 29, 2020

Though it's only been mentioned in passing during the exciting renovation of the 1930 Warner Grand Theater into the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra's new home and performance venue, the 1981 mural on the east side of the building's tower will get a much-needed facelift as part of the massive project.

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COVID-19 MKE online archive seeks your contributions

Published March 24, 2020

"COVID-19 MKE: A Milwaukee Coronavirus Digital Archive" aims to document how the Milwaukee area experienced the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 via submissions from you, the general public. Here's how you can contribute.

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Life after TV: Bart Adrian now teaches the meteorologists of tomorrow

Published Sept. 5, 2019

It's been nine years since viewers saw meteorologist Bart Adrian on FOX6, the station he called home for 28 years. He's not retired, though. Now, Adrian is a senior lecturer in Atmospheric Science and Mathematics, and a STEM outreach specialist at UW-Milwaukee.

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Mobile Design Box will host "Evicted" exhibition based on prize-winning book

Published May 15, 2019

An exhibition based on Matthew Desmond's acclaimed and eye-opening - and Pulitzer Prize-winning - "Evicted," about the struggles of low-income Milwaukeeans in the residential rental market and the way the threat and reality of eviction affects their lives, will open on Friday, June 21, at the Mobile Design Box, 753 N. 27th St.

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Kesha will headline Pantherfest 2019 in September

Published May 14, 2019

Here's something to help get through finals week, UWM students: Pop star Kesha will headline Pantherfest, the school's annual celebration of the start of the academic year, at the BMO Harris Pavilion on Friday, Sept. 6.

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MPS & City of Milwaukee announce early childhood initiative

Published Nov. 1, 2018

Milwaukee Public Schools, in collaboration with the City of Milwaukee, in conjunction with the Milwaukee Promise Zones, announced a new early childhood education initiative Thursday morning at Gwen T. Jackson School, 2121 W. Hadley St.

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Northwestern Mutual unveils Downtown innovation lab

Published Oct. 4, 2018

This week, Northwestern Mutual launched Cream City Labs, a collaborative innovation lab at the company's Downtown headquarters that is open not only to employees, but also to students and teachers taking part in the company's Data Science Institute.

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A lighter take on a usually heavy wing: Good Land Wing Co.

Published July 9, 2018

Don't you hate how most of your favorite comfort foods feel good in the moment but make you feel like you need to be rolled out of the restaurant after? Not anymore. The founders of Wing It in Port Washington are headed to Milwaukee to revitalize the wing with their new restaurant Good Land Wing Co.

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"Photographing Nature's Cathedrals" captures work of 3 photographic pioneers

Published May 29, 2018

The second show to open as part of the Milwaukee Art Museum's season of artistic technique and innovation - the first was the Goya show that debuted last month, and the next is a William Kentridge installation that will replace the Homer exhibition - aims its lens at three pioneers of nature photography.

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UWM Mainstage Theater reopens better than ever after last year's fire

Published May 1, 2018

On the bright side, no one was injured when fire engulfed the UWM Mainstage Theater, 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., on April 8, 2017, but the Peck School of the Arts buildings suffered nearly $6 million in damage. Also on the upside, the restored theater is an upgrade for the university.