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100 Milwaukee gifts

Published April 14, 2020

Searching for the perfect way to celebrate 414 Milwaukee Day? Buy local - and buy often - from this guide of 100 Milwaukee gifts.

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Made in Milwaukee: Ma Baensch herring

Published Dec. 11, 2017

Kim Wall, owner of Ma Baensch Foods, 1025 E. Locust St., bought a pickled herring business in July 1999 directly from the Baensch family. Since then, the product has attracted many new consumers. "It's not just eaten at your grandma's on New Year's Eve anymore," says Wall.

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Yum-yuck: Local foods that are tasty and wrong

Published April 25, 2005

Can you think of a food that's addicting but tastes weird or wrong? For some, it's fried bologna or Funyons, or any food you eat although it's a teence disturbing. Milwaukee is loaded with such foods.