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10 views of 1970s Milwaukee

Published Feb. 11, 2016

Thanks to Milwaukeean and photographer Adam Levin, who found a treasure trove of old Kodachrome half-frame slides of Milwaukee in an antiques store, we can offer up these gorgeous photos of the city as it appeared in the 1970s.

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Meet John L. Slaughter, once king of Milwaukee's Turf

Published Feb. 3, 2016

John L. Slaughter reigned, in the long-ago words of a local newspaper, as "king of the Milwaukee colored colony," owning one of old Downtown Milwaukee's biggest gambling joints. And his fall from the throne was as jaw-dropping as his rise.

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How the Midwest chipped into potato chip history

Published Jan. 23, 2016

Grocery shopping has changed over the years, and the chip aisle is no different - with infinitely more varieties coming from fewer and larger companies. Casualties of this trend included some of southeastern Wisconsin's favorite potato chip companies.

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5 questions for Miller Brewery book author Paul Bialas

Published Jan. 7, 2016

Paul Bialas became an author when he published hardcover photography books featuring the former Pabst and Schlitz Breweries. Now, Bialas turns his lens toward Miller Brewery. We caught up with him to ask him about the new book and how it came to be.

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