Walter annenberg

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Urban spelunking: Koeffler / Baumgarten House & future Downtown inn

Published Oct. 1, 2019

In late September, Milwaukee developer Juli Kaufmann tweeted that she bought the former Koeffler "double" house at 817-19 N. Marshall St., on the edge of Downtown and the lower East Side. We went inside for a look at the place and its interesting history.

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Urban Spelunking: Landmark Lanes, which celebrates 90 years this week

Published May 15, 2017

Amid the many changes on the East Side, there are some places that have remained gloriously unchanged. One of those places is Landmark Lanes, 2220 N. Farwell Ave., which celebrates its 90th birthday this week with a party on Wednesday, May 17 from 5 until 7 p.m.

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Who is the most famous Milwaukeean?

Published Feb. 6, 2014

UWM grad Satya Nadella was named CEO of Microsoft this week, but he is far from the only person who had great success and a measure of fame with some kind of significant roots in Wisconsin. Dave Begel wonders who would wear the crown as the most famous person who was either born in Milwaukee, raised in Milwaukee or became famous while in Milwaukee.