Last October, Marquette University opened a new Jesuit Residence. But one reader knew I'd be more interested in the building the priests formerly called home. So join me as we take a last look at the old Stratford Arms Hotel before it is razed in July.
When Milwaukee's West Side High School graduated its first class in 1898, it published "Hesper," its yearbook. A copy of the book is preserved at Milwaukee Public Library and it opens a window into one of Milwaukee's earliest high schools.
UWM grad Satya Nadella was named CEO of Microsoft this week, but he is far from the only person who had great success and a measure of fame with some kind of significant roots in Wisconsin. Dave Begel wonders who would wear the crown as the most famous person who was either born in Milwaukee, raised in Milwaukee or became famous while in Milwaukee.
While the big climactic wedding has become the romantic comedy cliché to end all clichés, some films have still managed to turn marital vows into movie magic. In honor of this weekend's "The Big Wedding," here are five cinematic weddings that are worth getting down on one knee and spending the rest of your life with - or at least a quiet Saturday night.
This week, we asked the question, "Who's your favorite Milwaukeean, living or dead?" and got answers ranging from Dick Bacon to Golda Meir. It's true: there have been so many magnificent Milwaukeeans, it's hard to choose.
Trowbridge Street School of Great Lakes Studies, 1943 E. Trowbridge St., in Bay View has been staring me in the face for years. Living in Bay View for six years, I walked past it regularly. But I never really looked at it.