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Drink this: Milwaukee Brewing Co.'s new MKE IPA

Published March 12, 2018

Milwaukee Brewing Co. didn't need to add another IPA to its portfolio, which already includes a few varieties. But the more the merrier, right? And don't worry about duplication, because the new MKE IPA and Hop Happy are not especially alike. This new IPA comes wrapped in the new Milwaukee flag.

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11 things the new Milwaukee flag looks like

Published June 15, 2016

So, Milwaukee has a new flag - at least unofficially. Will it make its way to becoming the official flag of the city? That we don't know yet, but we do know the new design reminds Jessica McBride of ... something. 11 somethings to be exact, listed here.

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The sun rises over Milwaukee as the People's Flag is revealed

Published June 14, 2016

After more than 6,000 votes, the winner of the People's Flag of Milwaukee has been chosen by its citizens. The winning flag design was announced on June 14 at the 88.9 RadioMilwaukee headquarters. Find out why this design won and what happens next.

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Does Milwaukee really need a new flag?

Published May 18, 2016

Somebody somewhere needs to sit me down in a corner and explain why the City of Milwaukee needs a new "People's flag" to replace the one we've had for over 60 years.

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The five People's Flag of Milwaukee finalists revealed

Published May 14, 2016

Thoughts passed through my head like: This design is striking. Do these colors mean Milwaukee to me? What was this person thinking? How is this related to the city? I never would have picked these colors, but it's bold, so I think I like it. This one is bold but it misses the mark. I wonder if the final five can be as good as this one.

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Gurda and Kodis discuss the Milwaukee flag

Published April 10, 2016

As OnMilwaukee prepares to toss its hat into the ring - that is, into the contest to redesign the Milwaukee flag - we asked the guru of Brew City history, who is a judge in the contest, about the history of the flag, what came before it and what ought to come next.

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Without a doubt, Milwaukee needs a new flag

Published April 9, 2016

It took 50 years for Milwaukee's citizenry to gather enough interest to attempt to tackle the project once more, but the design, which currently flies on our flag today also helped illustrate the definition of "Design by Committee."