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Milwaukee Museum Week returns in January

Published Dec. 10, 2019

The second annual Milwaukee Museum Week takes place Jan. 18-26 with fun events, interesting programs and special experiences to participate in at 17 Milwaukee museums.


Day nine reveal: Postcards from Milwaukee

Published March 12, 2010

Inspired by the urban street photography featured in "Street Seen: The Psychological Gesture in American Photography 1940-1959" at the Milwaukee Art Museum, I will share a snapshot of a Milwaukee landmark each day for the 10 days leading up to "MAM After Dark" tonight. Don't miss it!


Was the Pizza Man building an architectural icon?

Published Jan. 20, 2010

Yesterday, debate raged as readers leveraged opinions on which was indeed the biggest story of them all. But as some began to refer to the two-story building as a Milwaukee icon, I started wondering which of our architectural gems are worthy of the iconic status.


OMC Recommends: Stuff we like right now

Published Dec. 14, 2006

From the Sleighriders benefit concert (pictured) to the benefits of Snapea Crisps and the wonders of Villa Terrace, these are a few of the things we're talking about in the editorial office at


Modern day blacksmith crafts a bit of his own Milwaukee history

Published Oct. 31, 2006

Kent Knapp is modern-day blacksmith with a passion for the craft of the past and as a 34-year-old, he makes his living bending and shaping iron from his forge, Ornamental Ironworks, on the west end of the Blackhawk's Antique Market on the South Side.


The Milwaukee Buzz -- June 2002

Published June 7, 2002

Our pledge to you is to keep our collective finger on Milwaukee's pulse. Every month OMC brings buzz, scoop, tid bits and interesting factoids that help you be a better Milwaukeean. Here's the OMC June Buzz.