Here is the text, as prepared, of Mayor Tom Barrett's 2020 State of the City Speech, delivered at Potawatomi Hotel Casino, Feb. 10, at 8:30 a.m.
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The new Harbor View Plaza public space at the foot of Greenfield Avenue in the Harbor District officially opened Monday with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Last Friday, Molly Snyder rode the skyglider from open to close in 95-degree heat. Here's why she did it and what she talked about with the brave souls who rode along with her.
Today, Barrett announced that he's pushing for extensions up past the Fiserv Forum into Bronzeville, up to King Drive and North Avenue; another south on Milwaukee Street through the Third Ward and into the northern part of Walker's Point; and for an extension of the Ogden Avenue tracks up Prospect Avenue to Brady Street.
A pair of crocs. A table cloaked in a white tablecloth. Two bottles of wine. Two wine glasses. These items set the stage Saturday morning at the Riverside Theater, where friends, family, colleagues and food-loving Milwaukeeans gathered for a two-hour celebration of the life of Joe Bartolotta.
See the massive 414 flag unroll on the side of City Hall. #414flag
On Friday at 3:15 p.m., Mayor Tom Barrett and Alds Jose Perez and Tony Zielinski will lead a toast to celebrate the re-opening of the South 1st Street Bascule Bridge over the Kinnickinnic River, just north of the Lincoln Warehouse.
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett will tap the first keg at the first-ever Milwaukee Oktoberfest to be held on the plaza outside the Fiserv Forum on Friday, Oct. 5 at 5 p.m.
At 1 p.m. Friday, The Hop, presented by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, will publicly announce that passenger service on the new Downtown streetcar will begin on Friday, Nov. 2 at noon.
Welcome to a new series featuring S. Sorrina Beecher chatting and coffee-klatsching with multifarious Milwaukeeans. First up: Mayor Tom Barrett on the state of Milwaukee, why he never drank coffee until recently and that one night at State Fair.
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra will break ground on its new Milwaukee Symphony Center, 212 W. Wisconsin Ave., on Thursday, June 21 at 11 a.m.
The Milwaukee Common Council today paid tribute to the civil rights icon and ceiling-shattering crusader for social justice with a press conference held at City Hall at noon, as well as signing in the Vel R. Phillips Trailblazer Award.
As part of his Walk 100 Miles in 100 Days Challenge, which takes Mayor Tom Barrett on strolls in neighborhoods around town, hizzoner walked a section of the streetcar route Wednesday morning with some of the construction workers who are building it.
If you've been Downtown today, you might have noticed jeans hanging from light poles along West Wisconsin Avenue and perhaps wondered if they were a new trend, like tying a pair of sneakers together in the `70s and launching them up over the overhead utility wires. Nope.
Here is the full text of Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett's 2017 State of the City address, which was delivered Monday, March 6 at Harley-Davidson University.