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Once in a great city: David Maraniss on Detroit's lessons for Milwaukee

Published Oct. 7, 2015

The Wisconsin author of "When Pride Still Mattered," the most exhaustive biography of Packers legend Vince Lombardi, was, it turns out, born in Detroit. His new book, "Once in a Great City," explores a confluence of factors that intersected to create a unique moment in the history of the Motor City. Maraniss comes to town this week to talk about the book, so we talked to him about it first...


5 iconic Milwaukee cats

Published Sept. 25, 2015

Thanks to the UW-Milwaukee Panthers, the Lake Park Lions and the Milwaukee Lion, Brew City may seem like a big feline town, but we also hold some iconic tabby-sized kitties close to our hearts. Here are a few of them...


Lapham lands on MPL wall of fame

Published Sept. 16, 2015

Last night, Milwaukee Public Library upped the number of Wisconsin Writers Wall of Fame inductees when it added Increase Lapham to the Badger State pantheon.

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Friday July 24th, 2009 - Milwaukee, WI   I have a friend from out of town that had a job interview today in Milwaukee. He knew I’m from there and asked if I’d go up and show him around and make sure he was able to find the place he needed to be. I really didn’t want to...

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