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Brewery Spelunking: Climbing the Schlitz Malt House turret

Published March 28, 2019

One perk of my job is that when I go places, folks who know my Urban Spelunking series are not only willing, but even eager, to take me to rarely visited spaces. Like when I was invited up to scale the turret atop the former Schlitz Malt House, now MPS' Golda Meir School upper campus.

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Urban Spelunking: MPS' Rufus King International High School

Published Feb. 5, 2019

Milwaukee Public Schools is blessed with a number of really, really gorgeous old schoolhouses, but few can compete in the ornate category with Rufus King, which not only was built during the Great Depression, but really offered the ailing economy a giant middle finger with an almost insane attention to detail.

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Light & Unite Red educates young people about substance abuse

Published Feb. 4, 2019

The Light & Unite Red annual campaign focuses on educating people on the dangers of substance abuse while also connecting them with treatment and preventive options. This year, it recruited youths to advocate against substance abuse among their peers, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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MPS Mayoral Takeover: The Public Hearing

I'm a glutton for punishment.  I actually attended the MPS School Board's pep rally last evening.  I assumed that it would be more entertainment than enlightenment, but I came away embarrassed and saddened.  The concept of the Board hosting a meeting with the sole intent of bringin...


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