Tim gokhman

Milwaukee-mass-timber_fullsize_story1

As Ascent begins, mass timber industry has an eye on Milwaukee tower project

Published Jan. 21, 2020

So why is mass timber construction all the rage? And why are there two mass timber buildings in the heart of Downtown being planned, including one of the tallest in North America? We asked Tim Gokhman, managing director of New Land Enterprises, which is planning both structures.

Crossroads-collective-update_fullsize_story1

Crossroads Collective welcomes new vendors for new year

Published Nov. 19, 2019

Crossroads Collective, Milwaukee's only food hall on the East Side, beat the odds and looks forward to its second year with original vendors, new vendors and a fresh approach to crushing customer cravings.

Oriental-drugs-sign_fullsize_story1

A familiar fragment of iconic Oriental Drugs is uncovered in West Allis basement

Published Dec. 14, 2018

Old Milwaukee Facebook group moderator Adam Levin recently posted a message to the group inquiring about the whereabouts of the signage that once adorned the exterior of the iconic Oriental Drugs, 2238 N. Farwell Ave. Soon after, Levin was standing in a West Allis basement next to the vertical blade sign that once hung on the corner of the building, announcing "DRUGS."

Sip-and-purr-cafe-east-side_fullsize_story1

Sip & Purr Cat Cafe has found a home

Published Jan. 9, 2018

In August, we shared the news about plans for Sip & Purr Cat Cafe, Milwaukee's first interactive adoption center and eatery. And today, we're pleased to announce that we have news that the cafe has found a home on Milwaukee's East Side.

Mke-film-oriental-theatre-interview_fullsize_story1

Behind Milwaukee Film's big move to the Oriental Theatre

Published June 20, 2017

We chatted with Milwaukee Film executive and artistic director Jonathan Jackson to learn when and why the organization decided to expand, its plans for the Oriental - on screen and off - and, most importantly, if "Rocky Horror" will survive the swap.

Urban-spelunking-renaissance-bookshop_fullsize_story1

Urban spelunking: A peek inside the old Renaissance Books

Published Feb. 14, 2017

For years, many of us were conflicted when it came to the Renaissance Bookstore at 834 N. Plankinton Ave., Downtown. It was a place that was packed with books. Great! But it was also clearly too packed with books. Last week, we went inside to take a look.

Triomkeapartments_fullsize_story1

Trio MKE offers smart living through tech and design

Published July 19, 2016

Milwaukee is chock-a-block with single young professionals wanting to take advantage of the city's bustling downtown area. It only makes sense to bring the concept of luxury living in efficient spaces to the popular Walker's Point neighborhood. Enter Trio MKE.

Replayspace_fullsize_story1

Replay Sports Bar space is on the market

Published March 7, 2013

Replay Sports Bar, located in old Oriental Drugs space at 2238 N. Farwell Ave., is still open and a representative says the bar is negotiations with its landlord, New Land Enterprises, to remain open. But, the space is on the open market.