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Baby Theo inspires Hops for Hearts & fight against congenital heart defects

Published Jan. 17, 2020

One out of every 100 children born in the U.S. suffers from congenital heart disease, a condition which takes the lives of more children each year than all forms of childhood cancer combined. Theo James Schlict was one of those children. But his short life inspired his mother to help others like him.

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8 cool things to find at Mitchell Park Domes

Published June 22, 2018

The Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory is the perfect place to be this summer when the weather is bad but you still feel like being among plants. Here are eight plants you should look for while visiting the Domes.

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Cyclocross racing returns to the Domes

Published Oct. 18, 2017

GP Jo VanDeraffe brings epic, off-road cyclocross racing back to the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory in Milwaukee on Oct. 21, thanks to race organizers, Palomino American Cyclocross (Pal/AX).

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Domes named to 2016 list of America's 11 most endangered historic places

Published Oct. 5, 2016

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has named the Domes to its 2016 list of America's 11 most endangered historic places. The list spotlights important examples of the nation's architectural and cultural heritage that are at risk of destruction or damage.

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The Domes hosts Cupcake Fest MKE on Oct. 15

Published Oct. 4, 2016

Kids of all ages are invited to a sweet day at The Domes on Oct. 15. Now in its second year, Milwaukee's first cupcake festival will offer a variety of attractions, including the new Cupcake Land and Cupcake Carnival, featuring kid-friendly carnival games.

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One of the Mitchell Park Domes to reopen to public on Friday

Published April 26, 2016

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele today announced that one of the three Mitchell Park Domes, the Show Dome, will reopen to the public on Friday, April 29, at 11 a.m., two days ahead of the targeted reopening date of May 1.

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Abele announces Mitchell Park Domes Steering Committee

Published March 8, 2016

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele today announced the creation of a Domes Long-Term Planning Steering Committee that will help seek public input, create a vision for the facility and create recommendations on how to proceed.

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Hey Chicago, there are unique places to visit in Milwaukee

Published July 4, 2012

I think the idea of promoting truly unique attractions is what you need when you try to lure tourists. Why leave your hometown to go somewhere where you can get the same stuff you can get at home? With that background in mind, I've come up with a list of things that are unique to Milwaukee and could be featured in an advertising campaign in Chicago.

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OnMilwaukee.com Recommends: March 13, 2008

Published March 13, 2008

The buzz this week in the editorial office focuses on a cool video site, pizza with pizzazz, a splendid salad (from the restaurant pictured) and a delicious pad thai recipe.