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Another cat encounter from Milwaukee's past

Published July 28, 2015

On the afternoon of Nov. 30, 1936, people at the busy Downtown intersection of 3rd and Wells Streets were startled by the appearance of a gorilla walking a lion. The former was actually a familiar enough sight in Milwaukee, as William "Gorilla" Jones was a famous boxer who'd fought in Milwaukee seven times. The latter, however, was new.

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Milwaukee's new Samson: The Milwaukee lion belongs in the zoo

Published July 26, 2015

I love the Milwaukee lion. I love it as a story, and I love it as a community bridge. The Milwaukee lion has actually accomplished something exceptionally rare in Wisconsin these days: It's uniting people, and it's given us a common conversation. And I think it would be sheer genius if officials captured the Milwaukee lion and put the lion in the Milwaukee County Zoo.

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50 years of Pink Floyd: Revisiting "The Dark Side" and more with Brit Floyd

Published March 25, 2015

2015 is shaping up to be a world tour of beloved classic rock stars. The Rolling Stones are expected to announce a Milwaukee stop ... at some point. Ringo Starr is heading to the Riverside in October, the same month The Who will celebrate its 50th anniversary at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Also celebrating 50 years of existence: Pink Floyd, hitting the Riverside stage Thursday and Friday night. Well, kind of - in the form of tribute band Brit Floyd.

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North Side residents respond to Wisconsin Humane Society program

Published March 23, 2015

Amani resident Ba Ba El is impressed with the Wisconsin Humane Society's (WHS) commitment to educating neighborhood residents while offering free services for their pets. Those educational efforts, according to a report by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, have helped raise the rate of spayed and neutered pets dramatically in Amani and surrounding neighborhoods.

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Gary's Pet Jungle celebrates 20 wild years

Published Sept. 20, 2014

This summer, Gary Johnson celebrated two decades of owning his pet and pet supply store, Gary's Pet Jungle, 2857 S. Howell Ave. During that, says Johnson, "I've been bitten way less by gerbils than hamsters."

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Reader blogs:

Sundae

I have never been an animal lover. Cats weird me out and dogs sniff and urinate everywhere. My husband and I discussed how it would be nice to have a dog. My stepdaughter and I had our hearts set on a cat. However, my husband had other plans.The past two weeks we have been looking at the local...

When Animals Attack

It was the punch seen around the world.  Anyone who follows college football--and most of the rest of the world that picks up a newspaper or turns on a television--has certainly seen what transpired in Boise on Thursday night. Late in the game, Boise State defensive lineman Byro...


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