Results tagged with 'Milwaukee Public Library'
Published Sept. 15, 2014
There are few events more exciting for me than Doors Open Milwaukee, which takes place this coming weekend, Sept. 20-21, as dozens of locations around town as venues of all kinds swing open their doors to let Milwaukeeans see inside. There are churches, schools, office buildings, historic sites and much more.Here are six you won't want to miss!
Published Sept. 9, 2014
I love finding bits of Milwaukee history and now more than ever they're easy to find online.
Published Aug. 27, 2014
Taking the first step towards identifying potential real estate development partners to build mixed-use buildings featuring a library on the first level, Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) is asking real estate developers to submit information on current and potential projects that could be compatible with a library near four neighborhood libraries slated for replacement.
Published July 29, 2014
An extensive new database went live this week -- the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I -- at the Milwaukee Public Library's website that will be a boon to genealogists, historians and other researchers.
Published July 25, 2014
In May 2011, I wrote about the Milwaukee Public Library's recently installed green roof, which boasted not only a couple rows of solar panels, but 33,000 square feet of rainwater capturing and temperature moderating plants. Back then, the plants were in but they were little more than seedlings, so the roof didn't look very green. This week, I stopped in to check on the progress.
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Thursday October 20th, 2011 - Fox Lake, IL I’m still making progress on all my projects, even though it’s slower than I’d like. There is always something to work on whether it’s comedy bookings or comedy class lessons or making progress on Uranus Factory Outlet...
Tuesday July 28th, 2009 - Lake Villa, IL Now is when the real work starts. I’ve been struggling for years and years to build up an act that works and I’ve done that. It wasn’t easy and I’m still improving but I’ve achieved a level of competence most comic...
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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