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Waukesha-Milwaukee Water Talks break down
But Milwaukee Alderman Bob Bauman, chair of the Public Works Committee, said that Waukesha’s request for Milwaukee water wasn’t about water at all. Rather, it’s about the city of Waukesha using Lake Michigan water to expand its boundaries and develop rural communities at the expense of Milwaukee.
Page 6 - no comments - 176 views MPD Chief Flynn and Aldermen Strike Back at ‘Journal Sentinel’
assertions that its investigation shows that violent crime has increased 1% from 2010 to 2011, an internal MPD targeted audit presented to the Common Council showed that violent crime decreased 2.4% from 2010 to 2011, slightly more than the 2.3% drop earlier reported by the MPD.
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Sam Walker, a criminology professor at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, said of the department and chief he probably knew little about personally: “That clearly indicates a systemic problem in the department. There has to be a failure of leadership.”.
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The dangerous agenda of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) was partially rebuked by the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, when the justices decided that three of four contested portions of an Arizona immigration law were unconstitutional.
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Evening No. 1 raised funds for Danceworks’ annual “Mad Hot Celebration” event, featuring winners of the citywide ballroom dance competition and a delicious spread by Antigua Latin Restaurant..
Page 14 - no comments - 267 views Pitch’s Sicilian-American Tradition
The Bar-B-Que baby back ribs ($15.95-$17.95) remain from the original menu. They are nicely trimmed, minus any excess fat, and are easy to eat with a fork and knife. The sauce offers a good tang and is not too sweet. The ribs are also served in combos with other items like chicken, steak and shrimp.
Page 16 - no comments - 139 views Unique Setting at Verduras Tea House
Verduras Tea House & Café (181 N. Broadway) offers a unique setting in the Third Ward. You enter through the Artasia store, which specializes in Asian jewelry, artifacts and furnishings. This is such a suitable setting for a tearoom. There is no table service, so you order at the counter.
Page 18 - no comments - 225 views What’s New at Summerfest?
At least one new food item is guaranteed to create a spectacle at Summerfest this year. Martino’s, a longtime staple of the festival’s Miller Lite Oasis area, is now selling a nearly 2-foot-long Chicago hot dog, a 1-pound link heaping with tomatoes, onions, relish, mustard and full pickle wedges.
Page 18 - no comments - 220 views Have you seen Racine?
he next time you’re zooming along I-94 between Milwaukee and Chicago, take the time to discover that the city of Racine is a worthy destination of its own. A beautiful harbor, a top-notch art museum, a charming downtown business district and some excellent restaurants make Racine a great place for a day trip or perhaps even a weekend getaway.
Page 20 - no comments - 193 views THIS WEEK IN MILWAUKEE
Ben Folds has kept busy since he disbanded his piano-rock trio Ben Folds Five shortly after the release of its bold final album, 1999’s The Unauthorized Biography of Reinhold Messner. He’s recorded plenty of solo albums and toured aggressively, while juggling a three-year stint as a judge on the NBC a cappella competition “The Sing-Off.
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Adapted from the imaginative 2010 novel by Seth Grahame-Smith, this story purports to reveal Abe Lincoln’s secret journals. The tale begins when young Lincoln (Benjamin Walker) learns that a vampire killed his mother.
Page 24 - no comments - 109 views Door Shakespeare Opens Summer Season
Nestled in its little corner of Door County, Bjorklunden feels like a section of Baileys Harbor that is caught beyond time. There’s a strange quality to the air that seems more authentic and less touristy than the rest of the Lower Peninsula. It is there, amid the lush vegetation and the wizened trees, that Door Shakespeare.
Page 26 - no comments - 224 views Optimist Theatre’s Classic ‘Macbeth’
In the role of Macbeth, Tom Reed abandons a full range of emotional depth in favor of a far more malevolent approach from beginning to end. Thanks to careful attention to detail in the darkness of the character, Reed makes this approach work pretty well.
Page 26 - no comments - 212 views Cast Has Fun With APT’s ‘Royal Family’
Authors Edna Ferber and George S. Kaufman’s 1927 comedy chronicles the Cavendish family, a thinly disguised poke at the Barrymores, and the challenges they face as America’s theatrical royalty.
Page 26 - no comments - 199 views Door County’s Summer Art Events
Fish Creek’s Peninsula School of Art plans summer art classes, workshops and special events to enrich Door County’s vibrant cultural scene. Visit soon to enjoy the Guenzel Gallery’s fascinating exhibit “The Art of Animation,” which illustrates how seven artists create animated films through handmade techniques.
Page 27 - no comments - 213 views MAM’s Must-See ‘Posters of Paris’
Today, when we think of street art, we think of graffiti tagged by artists on the run from civil authorities or at odds with landlords who resist having their properties marked with satire or more aggressive forms of visual expression.
Page 27 - no comments - 171 views Stocke, Brenner Discuss ‘Love Affair With Turkey’
Milwaukee-born ilwaukee-born Joy Stocke and Michigan native Angie Brenner met on the balcony of a guesthouse on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey. After discovering a shared love of travel, history, cuisine and literature, they began a 10-year journey through modern-day Turkey.
Page 28 - no comments - 195 views Spies and Commissars: The Early Years of the Russian Revolution
The Bolshevik Revolution has been written about many times from many perspectives, but the balance of research and wit in Robert Service’s account is outstanding. The Oxford University history professor focuses on the nascent Soviet regime and its relations with the West through a colorful cast of diplomats, journalists and spies, among them W.
Page 28 - no comments - 188 views NomadicLIMBS: Milwaukee’s New Summer Dance Collective
NomadicLIMBS will give its first performances this Friday and Saturday, June 29-30, at Carte Blanche Studios in Walker’s Point, with two shows on Saturday. The hour-long concert includes six dances. All but one are Milwaukee premieres; most are brand-new.
Page 29 - no comments - 208 views The Beach Boys Reunion that Almost Wasn't
One reason, of course, was the debilitating mental issues that left Wilson unable to make music altogether for more than a decade. But he had returned to music in earnest in the late-1990s, recording and touring with his own band on a regular basis, even in 2004 reconstructing and recording his own version of Smile,.
Page 30 - no comments - 153 views Fahri Finds Its Milwaukee Groove
Milwaukee trio Fahri’s song “Lazy Fruit” begins in defiance of its own title. With its rolling drumbeat and poppy guitars, it expels an air of delicious nervousness—the kind of thrills that come from campy horror movies, grade-school recitals, roller coasters or the move to a new city.
Page 31 - no comments - 264 views Summer Soulstice Music Festival
While they’re certainly not the biggest of the bunch, street festivals go a long way toward rounding out Milwaukee’s prized image as the “City of Festivals.” But they’re not all created equal.
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Port Washington Veteran’s Memorial Park Bandshell ,.
Page 33 - no comments - 228 views CD Review
In the case of music, The Spy From Cairo pulls off a coup on its latest CD, melding Jamaican dub with the oud-driven music of the Near East in a dance-club fusion. Dub’s eerie echoes and the minor-key wail of the Islamic-Byzantine world share a sense for the otherworldly in their ability to conjure up shimmering visions in sound.
Page 33 - no comments - 224 views Zombies Speak!
Angry Young Men Ltd. is a local troupe “of geeks, artisans, mad scientists and drinkin’ buddies” who put on puppet comedy-variety shows. They brought friends to chat with Off the Cuff..
Page 34 - no comments - 188 views Ya Gotta Like It— Or Do You?
all the right things—how losing to Dallas was “humbling” and he “looked in the mirror and said I need to be better on and off the court.” A year ago he sneered that his critics would “wake up tomorrow and have the same life they had.”.
Page 35 - no comments - 198 views Freewill Astrology
Especially for you right now. These last few months, you’ve been pretty good at attending to the details of your big dreams. You’ve taken the practical approach and done the hard work. But beginning any moment, it will be time for you to refresh your big dreams with an infusion of fantasies and brainstorms.
Page 40 - no comments - 195 views News of the Weird
media reported that in early May, at the Xiaogan No. 1 High School in Hubei province, high-school students studying for the all-important national college entrance exam worked through the evening while hooked up to intravenous drips of amino acids to fight fatigue.
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As with last month’s reader question about face-to-face anal sex, there’s no one “best” position for solo anal play. Everyone’s body and physical abilities are different, and there are many different types of anal stimulation that people enjoy.
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Froth for July
I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh man manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, if you’re a cheap-ass like me who may be looking for free focking things to do indoors during the hellacious days of summertime, you may consider a stroll over to your...
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