This month, we're facing fears and dialoging about death with two women who deal with it daily.
Cycling and pedestrian improvements make streets safer for motorists, too.
Bryan Rodriguez was out on the job filling potholes when he was struck and killed by a driver who pinned Rodriguez between their car and the back of his own work truck.
This year Milwaukee drivers have killed more pedestrians than any other in the last 5 decades. Walktober hopes to highlight and honor those who lost their lives.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg brought her inspirational "Option B" book tour to Milwaukee's Riverside Theater Monday night, and it proved to be a hour of powerful lessons.
It was my birthday and I was rehearsing lines for a play about Oscar Wilde. I got a call from my father saying that my mother had died. He had been worried that she was sleeping late and went into her room to check on her. He said that when he touched her, "she was so cold." She had a smile on her face and an old Violent Femmes T-shirt on. She had the last laugh.
Photographer, writer and historian Paul Koudounaris says he has always gravitated towards macabre art history. His most recent photography book, "Memento Mori: The Dead Among Us," is proof of this fascination. Koudounaris comes to Milwaukee Friday, May 1 to present a free lecture and slide presentation at the Walker's Point Center for the Arts.
Last Friday, I went to the funeral of the 30-year-old man who was killed in the April 8 hit-and-run accident at 29th and Locust in Milwaukee. The name of the one man who was killed was Orienthian Lee Morris, Sr. He was the father of two kindergarteners at our school, one of whom is my student.
Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Jean Segura has left the team to return to the Dominican Republic following the death of his 9-month-old son.
The sudden passing of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman on Sunday created a certain kind of buzz among groups of friends and on the internet. No, it wasn't "did you hear?" or "how tragic!" It was "did anyone have him?" Have him in what? A dead pool. Did you?
Many people agree that sledding is fun, but that it also can be dangerous. But is it too dangerous?
Fifty years ago tomorrow, President John F. Kennedy was fatally shot in Dallas. Here are the memories of numerous Milwaukeeans - including a few OnMilwaukee.com contributors - who are old enough to remember details from one of America's darkest days.
If you thought dying was bad, just wait until your crappy relatives take selifes while visiting you for the last time.
I've changed the way I celebrate Thanksgiving based on what's happened over the past two years - and I'm at peace with it.
Ever notice that tiny cemetery on Port Washington Road near Pier 1? We finally got the scoop on why it's there and, possibly, why it's so small.