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"This is brutal for everybody": Last call for corner bars?

Published March 22, 2020

There are a few guarantees in life: Taxes will be paid, the sun will rise and fall, and until this week, you could count on Anna's Tap, a corner bar located on South 18th and West Grant streets, being open, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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Nonprofit uses data research to spur change in communities

Published Nov. 9, 2019

Numbers can tell only part of a story. They mean nothing without context. And that's where Data You Can Use steps in. The nonprofit works to provide useful local data so organizations can create change on a community level, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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Kashou Carpets closes after 108 years

Published Aug. 20, 2018

After 108 years in Milwaukee, Bob Kashou, owner of Kashou Carpets, one of the oldest carpet stores in the country, announced the beloved East Side store will be liquidating its inventory and closing its doors by the end of 2018.

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Sustainable|Kitchens partners with business investor Dan O'Hearn

Published July 14, 2016

On June 22, Justin Johnson, CEO/founder of scratch-food and sustainability-focused consulting firm Sustainable|Kitchens - headquartered in Milwaukee - partnered with Wausau native Dan O'Hearn, setting sights on clients from across the country.

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Young entrepreneur guides Scanalytics to success

Published March 29, 2016

The skills Matt McCoy learned as a teenager starting a landscaping company with his friend prepared him for entrepreneurship - and a key role as COO of the Menomonee Valley business Scanalytics, reports Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.

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It's now officially "Stein's"

Published Nov. 3, 2015

Last week, Stein Gardens and Gifts debuted a new logo and name. After 69 years as Stein Gardens and Gifts, the company is now Stein's Garden and Home.

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MillerCoors celebrates 160th anniversary

Published Sept. 24, 2015

Earlier today, MillerCoors commemorated its 160th anniversary with a small celebration - attended by public officials, employees, community leaders, media and more - outside Miller Brewing Company's facilities, at 3939 W. Highland Blvd.

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Fashion designer wins Lindsay Heights business plan competition

Published Aug. 17, 2015

According to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, Kelvin Haydon - a fashion designer and owner of KH Design - has won the first business plan competition sponsored by the North Avenue/Fond Du Lac Business Improvement District (Marketplace BID 32).

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A. Werner Silversmith maintains silver lining on Water Street

Published July 22, 2015

Bookended by AJ Bombers and Water Street Brewery, Water Street is famous for three Bs: bars, burgers and bros. The tightly packed combination of those things has made the area a popular nighttime hot spot. Yet amongst all of the bars and clubs is something unexpected: A. Werner Silversmith, a buried treasure - quite literally considering its glass cases and shelves containing shimmering, beautifully repaired silver pieces - hiding in plain sight.