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Checking in at Tiefenthaler Park's renovated basketball courts

Published Nov. 8, 2018

Last year, college student Joe Franke and founder of ActivakeMKE, put together a team to renovate the two ragged basketball courts at Tiefenthaler Park in the Midtown neighborhood. We went back to take a look now that the "floor" of one of the two courts has been painted, following a design by Steve Kodis.

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The sun rises over Milwaukee as the People's Flag is revealed

Published June 14, 2016

After more than 6,000 votes, the winner of the People's Flag of Milwaukee has been chosen by its citizens. The winning flag design was announced on June 14 at the 88.9 RadioMilwaukee headquarters. Find out why this design won and what happens next.

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The five People's Flag of Milwaukee finalists revealed

Published May 14, 2016

Thoughts passed through my head like: This design is striking. Do these colors mean Milwaukee to me? What was this person thinking? How is this related to the city? I never would have picked these colors, but it's bold, so I think I like it. This one is bold but it misses the mark. I wonder if the final five can be as good as this one.

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Gurda and Kodis discuss the Milwaukee flag

Published April 10, 2016

As OnMilwaukee prepares to toss its hat into the ring - that is, into the contest to redesign the Milwaukee flag - we asked the guru of Brew City history, who is a judge in the contest, about the history of the flag, what came before it and what ought to come next.

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Without a doubt, Milwaukee needs a new flag

Published April 9, 2016

It took 50 years for Milwaukee's citizenry to gather enough interest to attempt to tackle the project once more, but the design, which currently flies on our flag today also helped illustrate the definition of "Design by Committee."