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Selecting and caring for your Christmas tree

Published Nov. 29, 2019

Finding a fresh tree to last through the holidays is important. Here are a few tips to help you find the right tree - and keep it looking its best throughout the holidays.


A holiday hotel getaway in the heart of Downtown

Published Nov. 19, 2017

I'm not much of a believer in staycations or in celebrating Christmas before Thanksgiving. So, of course, I found myself taking a Christmas in November vacation a block from my office. It was a night that made me a believer.


Water & Wells today: Mayor lights tree and BMO breaks ground

Published Nov. 16, 2017

Mayor Tom Barrett will be on hand Thursday afternoon as the City of Milwaukee celebrates its 104th annual Christmas tree lighting at City Hall, 200 E. Wells St. Earlier today, BMO Harris Bank broke ground on its new tower just across the street.


Sometimes, a tree is just a tree

Published Nov. 30, 2011

It seems like every year we have this bogus semantic debate about the marketing of Christmas. Or the holidays. Whatever. And every year, I roll my eyes and ask, "Haven't we got more important things to think about?"

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What Tree is This?

Is the 30-foot tall evergreen  tree in the Wisconsin Capitol Rotunda really a Christmas Tree?  Since 1985 trees like it have been officially referred to as "holiday trees", a euphemism designed to obfuscate the  obvious Christian symbolism of the tree. But now Gov. Scott ...

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