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Buckatabon to open its doors in Wauwatosa Village on Friday, April 17

Published April 15, 2020

Last August, we brought you the news that The Lowlands Group would be opening Buckatabon at in the Wauwatosa Village. And, in fact, the restaurant was poised to open to the public last month when businesses across the state began shutting down. Fortunately, diners will still have the opportunity to get a taste of the new concept, albeit in carry-out form.

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Mamminga memoir celebrates cabin culture

Published May 27, 2012

"Return to Wake Robin" is a family memoir and a celebration of youth spent in the idyllic Northwoods of Wisconsin, but Marnie Mamminga expands her reach and looks, too, at the golden age of Northwoods camps and cabins, through the story of Moody's Camp, adjacent to the land where her grandparents built their cabin, which they dubbed Wake Robin.

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Seven Wonders of Wisconsin: Eagle River / chain of lakes

Published Aug. 9, 2011

Eagle River, located in the stunning Northwoods, is surrounded by miles and miles of pine trees. It's on a chain of 28 lakes, the largest connected freshwater chain on the planet, and is a world-class fishing destination. The food and nightlife are top-notch, too.

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Seven Wonders of Wisconsin: Bayfield and the Apostle Islands

Published June 27, 2011

Maybe it's because of the area's amazing natural beauty, or perhaps because it's so far away from everything - a seven-hour drive from Milwaukee if you don't dawdle - that Bayfield and the biggest and only populated of the Apostle archipelagos, Madeline Island, draws a special type of tourist and resident. It's a well-kept secret that needs to be let out.

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Relaxing respite in 1000 Pines Lake Home

Published April 25, 2009

Located on Little St. Germain Lake, 1000 Pines Lake Home is incredible. The property includes two buildings: a main vacation home and an adjacent guest house located over a free standing garage. Originally built in the 1960s, a two story addition and remodel plus the guest house were completed 10 years ago.

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Get outta town: Great state spots beyond Milwaukee

Published May 8, 2008

Milwaukee is a great place on a great lake, but every now and then it's nice to escape its urban parameters and explore less-populated parts of the state. Wisconsin is full of gems, both well-known and well-hidden. Here are a few of our favorites.

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Mushing through the Wisconsin snow

Published Feb. 10, 2008

The "real winter" around Wisconsin this year has people getting outdoors for downhill and XC skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and other recreational activities. You might also want to mush around the state.

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Barrett slams voucher spending again

Published June 6, 2007

In his “The Barrett Report” newsletter, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett called the equitable voucher funding plan -- in which city homeowners pay about $200 so low income students can to go to private and religious schools -- a “raw deal.”

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Cranberries rule in tiny Warrens

Published Nov. 3, 2004

Think of tiny Warrens, Wis. -- a town of 300 in Monroe County -- when gobbling your Thanksgiving dinner later this month. Why? Let Gregg Hoffmann explain in the latest Beyond Milwaukee.