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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

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Kooky Cooky House to return

Published Oct. 22, 2014

Many Milwaukeeans who grew up in the `60s, `70s and `80s remember the Kooky Cooky House - an electronic gingerbread cookie factory that featured dozens of moving parts - that was located in the now defunct Capitol Court Mall. This year, an updated Kooky Cooky House will return to Discovery World.

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11 things to do in Milwaukee after Labor Day

Published Aug. 31, 2014

Labor Day is one of the saddest holidays of the year since in this neighborhood it means the end of summer. But that doesn't mean there isn't anything to do.

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The gift of Game Night

Published Dec. 24, 2013

OnMilwaukee.com was again a corporate sponsor of Potawatomi's Miracle On Canal Street program this year and picked Walker's Point Youth & Family Center as its partner charity. The runaway shelter and education center received a check for $35,000 last week, but, truly moved by the group's work, OnMilwaukee.com decided to make just one more offering.

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Shift switch: A role in "The Nutcracker," part two

Published Dec. 24, 2013

The OnMilwaukee.com editors have a history of hanging up their word-smithing for a few hours and experiencing a completely different type of work. We then write about the experience in this series, called Shift Switch. This weekend, I was given the chance to be an extra in the Milwaukee Ballet's performance of "The Nutcracker."

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Milwaukeeans work on holidays, too

Published Dec. 17, 2013

There are many professions from the service to the health industries that require employees to work on holidays. And there are plenty of people in other jobs, too, that require punching the clock while others are tearing open gifts or eating a big turkey dinner. Here are a few of those folks.

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Thank You, Anonymous Good Samaritan

My family celebrated Christmas together yesterday afternoon, and I just wanted to tell everyone about an amazingly kind, giving stranger who not only saved the day for us, but also reminded us what the holidays really mean. My 83 year old aunt gave up driving a few months ago.  She caus...

April Smarts

Tuesday April 1st, 2008 - Lake Villa, IL I never liked April Fool’s Day. It’s probably the little brother in me. I’m not for a day of ‘fun’ where it’s ok for every idiot who has seen a Three Stooges movie to go hog wild for a day and try to wreak havoc...

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