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Stadium Talk: Milwaukee should have an NHL team - and so should Moscow

Published Nov. 19, 2018

If you build it, they will come. They being the National Hockey League. That was the hope (dream?) that led to the construction of the Bradley Center 30 years ago. Three decades later, that arena is being dismantled and Milwaukee still has no NHL franchise.

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10 views of 1980s Milwaukee

Published Aug. 24, 2018

Thanks to Milwaukeean Karl Bandow, who found a treasure trove of old Kodachrome half-frame slides of Milwaukee in an antiques store, we can offer up these gorgeous photos of the city as it appeared in the 1980s.

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LOOK: 15 photos of hidden Milwaukee graffiti

Published Feb. 1, 2018

I've seen 19th-century graffiti, famous names, recent penmanship and more. Here is a sampling of some of the hidden graffiti I've found on my Urban Spelunking travels in the Milwaukee area, with links to more in-depth stories on each place.

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Bon Jovi tapped to help close out the Bradley Center's run as a concert venue

Published Jan. 11, 2018

While concert announcements for the new Bucks arena have been trickling out already, don't turn out the lights at the BMO Harris Bradley Center quite yet. The soon-to-be-no-more arena announced today that pop hard rockers Bon Jovi will perform there on Sunday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m.

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New petition says Bradley Center site should become a park

Published Nov. 1, 2017

The members of DNA MKE, a group of residents and business owners in Downtown Milwaukee, believe the land upon which the Bradley Center currently stands should be converted to green space, including a dog park, once the building is torn down.

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4 things to look forward to at Eric Church's Friday night show

Published April 11, 2017

It's teed up to be one of the best shows this year, and judging from the buzz, reviews and what I'm hearing from FM 106's Kerry Wolfe - Eric Church's "Holdin' My Own Tour" - that rolls into the BMO Harris Bradley Center Friday night - will rock Milwaukee's Good Friday night with nearly 40 tunes and 3+ hours of music.

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Are Refuge Cafes closed for good? Yes and no

Published April 5, 2017

Beginning today, three of the four locations for Refuge Cafe - a popular fast casual cafe specializing in smoothies, juices and healthy wraps and take-away items - will close. But according to owner Joshua Janis, the closure is temporary for most of the locations.