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Aldermen celebrate renewed Foundation Park

Published April 25, 2019

Milwaukee Alds. Russell W. Stamper, II and Michael J. Murphy will celebrate the reconstruction of Foundation Park, 3700 W. McKinley Ave. in the East Martin Drive neighborhood, in an event Thursday from 4 until 6 p.m.

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On the Burger Trail: The Big KC Burger at Swingin' Door Exchange

Published March 24, 2017

The Big KC -- which we assume is named for Mr. Swan himself -- features a half-pound Black Angus burger topped with white cheddar cheese, grilled onions, shaved roast beef, bacon, pepper-jack cheese and mayonnaise on a sesame seed roll for $12.50.

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Milwaukee Soundbites: Ald. Michael Murphy

Published July 27, 2015

Episode three of Milwaukee Soundbites sends us over to City Hall to chat with Alderman and Common Council President Michael Murphy. But, we're talking music, not politics, as Ald. Murphy recalls his first record, his first concert, that time he shared the stage with Prince and - at the risk of losing potential votes - his guilty pleasures.

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MKE Plays poised to transform some of Milwaukee's neediest play spaces

Published May 12, 2015

The MKE Plays program, which endeavors to transform 12 of the city's most deteriorated playgrounds into models of local collaboration and renovation over the next three years, will be unveiled during a news event Wednesday, May 13, hosted by the program's principal architect, Common Council President Michael J. Murphy.

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Common Council President Murphy's statement on the streetcar debate

Published Jan. 21, 2015

Common Council President Michael J. Murphy made a statement today regarding the Downtown Milwaukee streetcar plan proposed by Mayor Tom Barrett, noting that the truth for Milwaukee's future "lies somewhere in the middle" of the extreme positions taken by both supporters and opponents of the project.

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Milwaukee Talks: Common Council President Michael Murphy

Published Aug. 5, 2014

Recently, columnist Dave Begel named Ald. Michael Murphy one of the most important people in Milwaukee. As Common Council President, Murphy is one of the top politicians in the city. We sat down with the 10th district alderman -- who became the city's 47th council president on Feb. 11 -- to talk about a range of issues, from development to schools to crime and more.

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The 14 most important people to the city of Milwaukee

Published July 31, 2014

As the city of Milwaukee seems on the precipice of moving toward some kind of development renaissance I've been thinking about the people to this city who are important to the City of Milwaukee. What I've come up with is a two-part series. In this installment I'm going to try and identify the 14 people most important to Milwaukee.