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14 dead and buried East Side rock clubs

Published March 1, 2018

Previously, I wrote about some of Downtown's dead and buried rock clubs. But because there were so many places you wanted me to mention that were outside the geographical constraints of that article, I present this East Side edition...

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Orange Mike: one bright guy

Published June 4, 2014

Have you seen Michael Lowrey, aka "Orange Mike," around town? OnMilwaukee.com tracked him down to ask him why he wears all orange and quickly discovered that his attire is only one of many interesting aspects of this intelligent and unique Milwaukeean.

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The night Century Hall burned

Published Jan. 7, 2014

These days, sadly, Century Hall, when it is remembered at all, it is usually remembered for the fire that reduced it to ashes. But Century Hall has come up in conversation twice recently, once for the fire, and once not.

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Milwaukeeans fess up to using fake IDs

Published Feb. 8, 2012

The making and using of fake IDs to get into bars or buy liquor is a practice that's gone on for generations. Here, multiple Milwaukeeans weigh in with their experiences using fake IDs - and having them confiscated.

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Milwaukee's best bar of yesteryear, 2010: The Social

Published Feb. 27, 2010

Obviously "yesteryear" is in the eye of the beholder. For the second straight year, readers chose The Social -- a bar that has been closed just more than two years -- as their favorite bar of yesteryear.

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Milwaukee's best bar of yesteryear, 2009: The Social

Published Feb. 22, 2009

The phrase "yesteryear" means different things to different people. Remember when the Brewers clinched a playoff berth? Remember when you weren't afraid to open your 401k statement? Remember The Social? OnMilwaukee.com readers did and they named the recently-closed establishment as their favorite bar of yesteryear.