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Catching up on The Domes controversy: Could they be demolished?

Published March 31, 2019

The Milwaukee Domes have long been an iconic structure in Milwaukee. But a report recommends the buildings be demolished. Here's what you need to know about The Domes' potential demolition and past repairs, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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100 things for kids to do in Milwaukee

Published June 12, 2018

This list features fun stuff in and around Milwaukee for kids of all ages. From smelling the roses at Boerner Botanical Gardens to visiting Old World Wisconsin, this list is chock full of suggestions to keep your little ones entertained all year long.

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8 of the best places to get engaged in Milwaukee

Published Dec. 20, 2017

Finding the person you want to spend your life with is a monumental thing. Which means you want to propose in a monumental way. Somewhere that will truly take your loved one's breathe away.

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Local landmarks glow orange to salute Make Music Day

Published June 21, 2017

New York, Chicago, London, Lagos, Milwaukee, Madison and Platteville. These are just some of the dozens of cities in the U.S., U.K. and Nigeria that are celebrating Make Music Day today. Here, a trio of landmarks will glow orange and there will be music, of course.

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National Trust says Domes are a National Treasure & can be repaired

Published March 22, 2017

Today, the National Trust for Historic Preservation releases a new engineering report on the Mitchell Park Domes - which it calls a National Treasure - that the trust says "demonstrates a more comprehensive and cost-effective path forward for preserving the Domes."

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The backstory behind Milwaukee's bustiest poster

Published March 10, 2017

If you're a Milwaukeean of a certain age, you may remember the poster that Steve Ewing created as a joke in the mid '80s. It hung in the men's room of the old Bangkok Orchid, and it's still on the walls at The Tracks in Riverwest.

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Domes' light show melts away winter blahs

Published Jan. 10, 2017

Baby, it's cold outside, but even in the depths of a Wisconsin winter overlaid with a polar vortex, it's always warm in the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory, 524 S. Layton Blvd., which launches its annual train show and a stellar Thursday night light show.

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7 sexy Milwaukee landmarks

Published April 26, 2016

While touring about Milwaukee, author and generally beloved nerd queen Felicia Day noticed the Usinger's "vaginal sausage." And that got our inner 12-year-olds thinking about other sexy-looking Milwaukee landmarks.

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#WeWant: Milwaukee staycation edition

Published April 17, 2016

The staycation is a special thing - especially in Milwaukee. Here are some of our favorite things to do while taking one!