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MTO's Third Ward murals spotlight endangered species

Published June 13, 2019

According to a post on Facebook, MTO graffiti/street art squad is responsible for a pair of murals in the courtyard at the Jefferson Block Apartments, 143 N. Jackson St., in the Third Ward.

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A familiar fragment of iconic Oriental Drugs is uncovered in West Allis basement

Published Dec. 14, 2018

Old Milwaukee Facebook group moderator Adam Levin recently posted a message to the group inquiring about the whereabouts of the signage that once adorned the exterior of the iconic Oriental Drugs, 2238 N. Farwell Ave. Soon after, Levin was standing in a West Allis basement next to the vertical blade sign that once hung on the corner of the building, announcing "DRUGS."

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Urban Spelunking: Landmark Lanes, which celebrates 90 years this week

Published May 15, 2017

Amid the many changes on the East Side, there are some places that have remained gloriously unchanged. One of those places is Landmark Lanes, 2220 N. Farwell Ave., which celebrates its 90th birthday this week with a party on Wednesday, May 17 from 5 until 7 p.m.

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Trio MKE offers smart living through tech and design

Published July 19, 2016

Milwaukee is chock-a-block with single young professionals wanting to take advantage of the city's bustling downtown area. It only makes sense to bring the concept of luxury living in efficient spaces to the popular Walker's Point neighborhood. Enter Trio MKE.

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Replay Sports Bar space is on the market

Published March 7, 2013

Replay Sports Bar, located in old Oriental Drugs space at 2238 N. Farwell Ave., is still open and a representative says the bar is negotiations with its landlord, New Land Enterprises, to remain open. But, the space is on the open market.

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Bay View's solar village gains momentum

Published Jan. 28, 2009

The City of Milwaukee's idea for an energy efficient development in Bay View has received a surprising seven prospective bids, reports the Department of City Development. The approximately 5.6-acre lot bordered by Bay and Conway Streets and Logan and Lincoln Avenues, that formerly housed the Army Reserve is the largest vacant space in Bay View.

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Oriental celebrates 80 years with silent classic

Published Oct. 10, 2007

The Oriental Theatre turned 80 back in July and to celebrate, one of Milwaukee's last remaining movie palaces -- and certainly its most celebrated -- hosts an event on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 6 p.m.

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Schwartz expands on Downer

Published April 26, 2007

Harry W. Schwartz Bookshop, 2559 N. Downer Ave., is getting bigger. The shop will spread north as far as 2567 N. Downer Ave. into spaces that formerly housed Time to Kiln and Einstein's Bagels.

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Downer development draws attention of National Trust

Published April 21, 2007

The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Midwest Director, Royce A. Yeater sent a letter to the City of Milwaukee’s Plan Commission Wednesday expressing the group’s opposition -- spurred by neighborhood complaints -- to the proposed development of the parking lot at Downer and Belleview.

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New Land Downer development takes another step

Published April 18, 2007

Expect New Land’s plans for development on Downer Avenue to take another step forward next week when the City Plan Commission holds a public hearing on the zoning of the parking lot on Downer at Belleview Place Monday, April 23 at 1:45 p.m. in the first floor boardroom at 809 N. Broadway.