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Try this for happy hour: Flights & Bites at c.1880

Published March 1, 2017

Has it been a while since you've been to c.1880? If so, you might want to consider a visit. The restaurant just rolled out a brand new monthly "Flights & Bites" menu, which will be available Tuesday through Thursday evenings. And it's pretty delicious.

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Local artist wins international henna contest

Published Aug. 6, 2015

Earlier this week, Riverwest artist and mom Anita Reed found out she won a contest sponsored by Henna Intensive & Retreat. She will travel next month for a complementary retreat with henna experts in the mountains of California.

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Students lose in ongoing battle against teacher tenure

Published June 17, 2014

Teacher tenure is not the cause of poor student achievement, and trying to "reform" it will do nothing to improve educational outcomes for the students who most need our help. Indeed, they will suffer as any last protections or incentives for good teachers to stay are "reformed" right out of existence.

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AleSmith craft beer flows into Milwaukee

Published Aug. 23, 2013

San Diego's Peter Zien has ties to Wisconsin and he recently introduced his craft beer, AleSmith, to the Milwaukee market. It is currently available at Rumpus Room and some area liquor stores.

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Hornak's novel explores the fragilty of female friendship

Published July 28, 2013

JoAnn Hornak, a lifelong Milwaukeean who moved to California in 2007, has published her second novel, called "A Delicate Bond." This is a great read for any woman who has "broken up" with a female friend.

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Social Circle: Would you move somewhere warm if you could?

Published March 24, 2013

Milwaukeeans like to complain about winter a lot, and for some, it's more sincere than others. Hence, this week, OnMilwaukee.com asked the Social Circle if they would really move somewhere warm, if it were feasible.

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On the road again: Sarah Foster heads west

Published May 15, 2010

Despite a lack of success during recent trips, Sarah Foster took to the friendly skies again recently, this time for a visit to the West Coast.

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Happy cows come from Wisconsin, too

Published Jan. 11, 2007

Maybe I’m just sensitive, considering the time I spend each summer around the barns at State Fair Park, but the latest California cheese commercial has me steaming. You’ve seen them, a bunch of cows parading around sunny fields with the tag line: “Great cheese comes from happy cows ... happy cows come from California.”