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5 reasons to attend the annual Tomato Romp this weekend

Published Sept. 5, 2018

It's almost time for the 12th annual Tomato Romp, which takes place on Saturday, Sept. 8. And you won't want to miss this East Side festival celebrating food, drink and the gratifyingly splatterific pleasure of throwing overripe tomatoes.


Urban Spelunking: Schwantes / Welke's House of Roses building

Published May 30, 2018

Anyone who has passed the distinctive retail building on the northeast corner of 56th and North will recognize its quirky-looking tower with the green oxidized copper point and the hexagonal, one-handed clock with letters instead of numbers. Those letters spell out the name Schwantes and the letters B and G. But what does it mean?


New murals for Black Cat Alley

Published April 20, 2018

This weekend, Black Cat Alley - a gallery of murals literally in an alley on Milwaukee's East Side - will kick off the installment of two new murals.

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The Art of the 21st Birthday (Midweek Musings)

"Is this shirt too much?" My best friend questioned, tugging at a zipper attached to her borrowed blouse. It was Saturday night. Our busy summers, which had so far made good on the Ladytron lyrics,"They only want you when you're 17/When you're 21, you're no fun," had ke...

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