Results tagged with 'Milwaukee Public Library'
Published Oct. 31, 2013
Even if you climb the stairs up to the second floor of the Milwaukee Public Library's Central Library you might miss the Krug Rare Books Room. Inside - in a 5,839 square foot area that is kept at 68-70 degrees Fahrenheit and 40-50 percent relative humidity - are more than 15,000 rare items, including books, artwork, periodicals and other items. Here are some of the best of them.
Published Oct. 10, 2013
The Milwaukee Public Library announced the two artists commissioned to create two public art installations in the East Library, which is currently being remodeled. The two winning local artists are Santiago Cucullu and kathryn e. martin.
Published Aug. 30, 2013
The Milwaukee Public Library's Public Art Selection Committee will hold a meeting on Sept. 12 at 6 p.m. to hear presentations by the five finalists selected to develop public art concepts for the new East Branch.
Published Aug. 9, 2013
Spite houses are a pretty common occurrence; common enough that Wikipedia even has a page for them. Milwaukee's most famous spite house was built by the still-famous Judge Jason Downer on the lower East Side and still stands at 1223 N. Prospect Ave.
Published May 13, 2013
The Milwaukee Public Library kicks off their annual Super Reader Summer Reading Program today. The program encourages children to read or be read to every day during the summer, while tracking reading progress in a folder and earning incentives like free food and free admission to Milwaukee attractions.
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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...
With the gas prices at record highs and the warm weather finally arriving, it's the perfect time to become a tourist in our hometown.
Editors and writers at onmilwaukee.com, as well as many savvy readers, have already encouraged this creative approach to local "travel". Right no...
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