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Streets of Old MKE saloonkeeper shares news of 21st annual Food & Froth event

Published Jan. 18, 2019

This morning I bellied up to the bar at the Schlitz tied house in the Streets of Old Milwaukee for my usual three quick shots of breakfast whiskey where the saloonkepper reminded me that the Milwaukee Public Museum's 21st annual Food & Froth is slated for Saturday, Feb. 16, from 7 until 10 p.m.

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Milwaukee Talks: Streets of Old Milwaukee's Granny

Published Nov. 18, 2016

Now that colder weather is approaching, Granny Hannah has left her familiar rocking chair perch on her Streets of Old Milwaukee porch for the warmth of her parlor. But a couple days ago Hannah invited me in to see the tree and to talk about the holidays.

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Streets of Old Milwaukee plans holiday-themed events

Published Nov. 4, 2016

The Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM) is creating yuletide magic and transforming the Streets of Old Milwaukee into a winter wonderland with a trio of holiday-themed events coming this season.

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Beat the heat at the Milwaukee Public Museum for just $10

Published July 22, 2016

We already gave you 10 ideas to find relief from the heat wave that's overtaken the Milwaukee area. Now the Milwaukee Public Museum adds another way to keep cool and have fun during the scorching weekend ahead.

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6 must-see museums and shows

Published Jan. 27, 2016

We're celebrating unplugged week here at OnMilwaukee - ironic, I know - but it's a perfect reminder that there is plenty to get out and do in this town if you'd just put the damn phone down for a minute (yes, guilty as charged). Here are six museums and shows worth checking out right now...

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Meet "Granny" from The Streets Of Old Milwaukee

Published Dec. 11, 2015

The Streets Of Old Milwaukee reopens today in the Milwaukee Public Museum. We stopped by for a sneak peek and for a chat with "Granny," who has sat in a rocking chair on the porch of her house for 50 years.

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App populates The Streets of Old Milwaukee with Brew City characters

Published Dec. 1, 2015

On Dec. 11, The Streets of Old Milwaukee, which has been made over for its 50th anniversary, reopens, and while technology is being added, you won't find it in the street cobble or in the shop windows. Instead, your phone will serve as your time machine.

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Workers buffing Streets of Old Milwaukee for Dec. 11 reopening

Published Sept. 16, 2015

Though the newly buffed Streets of Old Milwaukee won't open to the public until Dec. 11 - work is currently on schedule, according to museum staff - I got a peek inside this week, along with MPM's Director of Exhibits Julian Jackson.

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Streets of Old Milwaukee closes Aug. 3 for renovations

Published July 15, 2015

The Milwaukee Public Museum's (MPM) beloved exhibit the Streets of Old Milwaukee (Streets) will close temporarily on Aug. 3 to be reimagined and renovated in celebration of its 50th anniversary.