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Downtown's rainbow crosswalks to get repainted

Published June 1, 2020

The rainbow crosswalks, located at the intersection of Jefferson and Wells St., will soon be repainted, according to Urban Milwaukee. The repainting is scheduled for Saturday, June 6 if the weather cooperates.

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Milwaukee's best LGBTQ bar, 2019

Published March 15, 2019

Cathedral Square may have the painted crosswalk, but for the third straight year, it's Walker's Point that claims the city's best LGBTQ bar: Hamburger Mary's.

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Milwaukee's best LGBT bar, 2017

Published March 18, 2017

For the second year in a row, upstart Hamburger Mary's has edged LaCage to be named as Milwaukee's best LGBT bar. And, after moving from Bay View to Walker's Point in November, opening in a larger location, readers seemed to love Mary's even more.

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Could Milwaukee be the next city with rainbow crosswalks?

Published Nov. 14, 2016

During a recent visit to Vancouver, This Is It owner George Schneider saw something incredible: bright, rainbow-striped crosswalks, representing the city's support for LGBTQ pride. He liked it so much he decided to bring the idea home to Milwaukee.

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After 38 years together, local couple celebrates legal marriage

Published Oct. 6, 2016

On the two-year anniversary of the historic Wisconsin ruling for marriage equality, Gary and David - who met back in 1978 - share their perspectives on the transformative power of marriage on not only long-term relationships, but on LGBTQ society as a whole.

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All In Productions' youngsters making a mark in Milwaukee theater

Published Aug. 16, 2016

All In Productions has a history that can be measured in months, but it has already staged some wonderful plays. It has produced five so far, and the next one is directed by artistic director Robby McGhee, who knows where this company wants to go.

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Milwaukee's best LGBT bar, 2015

Published Feb. 18, 2015

Since the earliest days of OnMilwaukee.com's best of bars poll, this institution of Walker's Point nightlife - as well as one of the city's oldest LGBT dance clubs - has come away with the crown of Milwaukee's best LGBT bar. Would the streak keep going into 2015?

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Streetcar bar crawl

Published Feb. 10, 2015

Milwaukee's Streetcar is moving forward. Why not take full advantage of it with a good old fashioned bar crawl once it is up and running? All aboard!

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Featured bartender: This Is It's Tom Momberg

Published Feb. 19, 2013

Bartender Tom Momberg from This Is It found some time to take questions about working at a gay bar, drinks, motorcycles and killing off the bar's hideous carpet - found on both the ground and the walls.

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Where to see Michael Jackson's "This is It"

Published Sept. 27, 2009

Most of the Milwaukee-area Marcus Movie Theatres will screen the upcoming movie, Michael Jackson's "This is It." Tickets are on sale now for the concert film that opens October 27.