Recently, workers began to renovate Room 307 on the east side of the third floor of City Hall, 200 E. Wells St. Their demo work uncovered a bit of evocative history.
On Tuesday, June 16, an event coordinated by the Historic Preservation Commission and the Milwaukee Preservation Alliance will pay tribute to the work and contributions of Paul Jakubovich.
Now that her term on the Milwaukee school board has officially wrapped up, Meagan Holman, who has represented Bay View and other South Side neighborhoods on the board, is filing papers today to run for the 14th District Common Council seat, which includes Bay View and Polonia, to the west.
Wow. Another year is coming to a close, and 2014 was a fun one. Sports editor Jim Owczarski takes you through his favorites from the past year, including Andre 3000 making Brewers reliever Will Smith very uncomfortable, Jabari Parker's whirlwind first day in Milwaukee and the author's top stories of the year.
It's the time of year when we all try to figure out what it is we are thankful for and sometimes it's hard to make a decision. But in the world of sports there are a lot of gifts that we get and we should hold hands and say thank you for players, teams and owners.
It's time for Bud Selig to leak the details of Ryan Braun's suspension. What crime did Braun plead guilty to? What was the evidence the league had against him? How bad was the crime?
OnMilwaukee.com's Jim Owczarski has been honored yet again for his work covering Wisconsin sports. It was announced on Friday that Owczarski has been nominated for a Milwaukee Press Club award for his September article "Portrait in perseverance: Mike Fiers' road to the majors."
After a full week of judging in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. the Associated Press Sports Editors (APSE) has selected an OnMilwaukee.com original story, "Who is Montaous Walton?" as one of the top national investigative stories in sports for 2012. OnMilwaukee.com and staff writer Jim Owczarski join the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Yahoo! Sports, the New York Daily News and four others as winners.
Jim Owczarski was aware of it for some years, this other person. He was always so far away though. What were the odds they would ever meet? Sure enough, Jim Owczarski came to OnMilwaukee.com a few weeks ago. Then, it only seemed natural - it was time for the two Jim Owczarski's in Milwaukee to meet one another.