Neighborhood Spotlight: Spring 2018 Update on The Milwaukee Streetcar Project

It was a big week for the Milwaukee Streetcar Project, as the first new 67-foot-long streetcar arrived from Pennsylvania on March 26. Local news media reported Mayor Tom Barrett’s enthusiasm as he called the car’s arrival “a significant step forward.” It was the first of five streetcars scheduled to arrive this year, and passengers should […]

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Four Things that Take Tailgating at Miller Park in Milwaukee to a Whole Other Level

It doesn’t matter if there are record highs and sunny skies or it’s freezing cold and snowing in early April. Spring in Wisconsin means something pretty special to thousands of baseball fans: Opening Day at Miller Park. While it’s a bummer that the season opener isn’t always a home game, that never stops the loyal […]

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Feeling Lucky: A Guide to Irish Pubs in Downtown Milwaukee

The luck of the Irish will be found all over southeastern Wisconsin this weekend. From corned beef and cabbage to Irish coffee and the best Irish whiskey drinks in town, downtown Milwaukee is the place to be on St. Patrick’s Day. Options abound, including many that are walkable from apartment communities like River House, where […]

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Milwaukee Un-Leashed: A Guide to Dog-Friendly Places in Milwaukee

He’s the happy greeter at the door when you get home from work. She’s your favorite pal to watch the latest episode of Scandal with. You share your home, your heart and your life with them. Dogs. From the ground up, they’re pretty special little (or large) creatures. No matter the breed, each and every […]

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Milwaukee Talks: Getting to know local makeup mogul Shalisa Elizabeth

No two days are ever the same in the life of Shalisa Elizabeth. A budding talent and visionary in the makeup industry, Shalisa has perfected her craft on celebrities, magazine shoots, and regular women alike. And that’s how she likes it. “I really believe that natural beauty can be enhanced by using makeup, but ultimately, […]

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Milwaukee Talks: Getting to know the woman behind Milwaukee Home

From the music venues to the restaurants, down to the unique DNA of every neighborhood: the people. This is what makes Milwaukee Home. That is how Milwaukee Home founder Melissa Thornton describes how the business came to be. Well, that and that it all happened by accident. Thornton came up with the design in 2011 […]

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Four Creative Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in Milwaukee

No two relationships are created equal, so it makes sense that there’s no perfect formula for Valentine’s Day. It should be creative. And unique. It’s a special day for couples and should be planned appropriately. Here are a few ideas for the best unique Valentine’s Day date ideas in Milwaukee: Escape the Room Milwaukee 222 […]

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A Guide to Happy Hour on Milwaukee’s East Side

It’s a concept that has been attributed to the United States Navy, amidst others. And it’s one the city of Milwaukee embraces wholeheartedly. One of the first times the term made its way into the minds of the public was thanks to an article that ran in a news article printed in 1959. Then it […]

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Four Innovative Ideas to Give Your Space a Whole New Feel in 2018

When it comes to the impact fashion has on our lives, Donatella Versace may have said it best. “Fashion is about dreaming and making other people dream,” says the well-known Italian fashion designer. And while some of that may start on the runway, so much more of it happens in our daily lives. Fashion is […]

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Neighborhood Spotlight: The Milwaukee Streetcar System Gains Momentum

It is no secret that there has been some serious frustration involved. Headaches and traffic jams have been attributed to it. And it’s nowhere near finished. There are a lot of mixed emotions and question marks surrounding the development of the Milwaukee Streetcar system. But if you ask Briana Tucker, most of that can be […]

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