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New report says Downtown needs more connectivity

Published May 19, 2015

A new report by Hunden Strategic Partners in Chicago was presented yesterday at a Public Policy Forum luncheon at the Intercontinental Milwaukee. It calls for more connectivity and density, and makes some obvious but not apparent to all observations.

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MPS board votes on Dover sale this week

Published Dec. 18, 2013

After a pair of public meetings about a plan to create housing for teachers at the former Dover Street School in Bay View, the school board will take up an administration recommendation at Thursday's meeting to move forward with the plan and sell the building for $350,000.

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Up to $50,000 for your great ideas for Wisconsin Avenue

Published Oct. 21, 2013

Design matters and a little bit more attention to details along the avenue will help. To this end, ART Milwaukee, Newaukee and other civic groups want to transform how people perceive Wisconsin Avenue. And there's a $50,000 fund to help bring your awesome ideas to life.

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Milwaukee Talks: ART Milwaukee's Jeremy Fojut

Published May 16, 2013

ART Milwaukee's Jeremy Fojut is leading a new charge in Milwaukee, one full of creativity and passion. The organization he helps lead enriches, empowers and inspires the community through art programming and events Learn more about Fojut and ART Milwaukee in this latest edition of Milwaukee Talks.

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Pop-Up shops aim to revitalize Grand Avenue

Published April 22, 2012

Pop-Up at The Shops of Grand Avenue is a new concept that will allow vendors and artists to own space together at an affordable rate. The mission is to generate retail growth both in the mall and in Downtown Milwaukee. An open house will take place Thursday, April 26.

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Cheers to you, Rich Meeusen

Published May 9, 2011

Most importantly, Rich Meeusen believes in Milwaukee. Check out this quote from a recent story about the Badger Meter CEO and current president of the Milwaukee Water Council.

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High-speed rail is a public relations orphan

Published March 24, 2010

Over the next few months, the Milwaukee talk radio boys will be singing like a choir about what a terrible waste of money it is to connect Milwaukee to Madison by high-speed rail. They may be right. What will be missing, however, is the counterargument -- a voice for the other side of the issue.

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Can one percent equal $1 billion?

Published Feb. 24, 2010

Could a 1 percent shift in graduation rates add more than $1.2 billion to our area's economy? Check out what one group, and yesterday's Forbes.com, had to say.

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Support for the hometown airline

Published Dec. 13, 2006

With recent news of a hostile take over of our hometown airline, Midwest Airlines, the Greater Milwaukee Committee (GMC) released a statement today supporting the company.

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YPM to launch new event, open Saketumi

Published Jan. 23, 2005

YPM launches a new event called "Art Mob" on Feb. 3 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts' Uihlein Hall. The group also holds its Feb. 10 "Around Town" event at Milwaukee Street's new Japanese/Korean restaurant and lounge, Saketumi.