Bob Leff

 Novemberis a perilous month on the Great Lakes as gale force winds raise mountains ofwater rivaling any storm on the Atlantic. The bottom of Lake Michigan islittered with shipwrecks. One of the most famous, the schooner Rou.. more

Nov 27, 2013 6:47 PM I Hate Hollywood

 Wisconsinis a Mecca for light sport flying enthusiasts and winged hobbyists of allsorts. According to the documentary Icarus Envy, the first ultra light wasbuilt in 1974 by a Milwaukeean, who rigged a motor to a hang glider. Wisconsi.. more

Oct 22, 2012 12:32 PM I Hate Hollywood

A time capsule in the form of a white frame building stands on the grounds of the National Historic Cheesemaking Center in Monroe, Wis. The structure once housed a cheese factory on an Illinois farm, a locally successful maker of Swiss and bric.. more

Jul 24, 2011 12:56 PM I Hate Hollywood

The UWM Union Theatre kicks off its annual Festival of Films in French tonight with a screening of the uplifting 2007 drama Conversations with my Gardener . Daniel Auteuil stars as a man who hires a gardener to tend more

Feb 5, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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Unusual rises from a grassy green field alongside the highway between Sauk City and Baraboo, drawing visitors and random passersby to stop on the shoulder for a look. The 10-acre site, called Dr. Evermor’s Sculpture Park, is one of several extra.. more

Sep 29, 2009 4:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

Frank Lloyd Wright grew up at the end of the horse-drawn age in rural Wisconsin, an environment that stimulated rather than stunted his imagination. When comparing the houses he designed at the turn of the 20th century to their Late Victorian ne.. more

Aug 29, 2009 4:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

The Holler House (2042 W. Lincoln Ave.) is a Milwaukee institution, worthy not only of an entry in any local version of Fodor but of mention in a guidebook to the United States. Established in 1908, the Holler House is said to be the longest run.. more

Aug 8, 2009 4:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

Parts of director Michael Mann’s Public Enemies, starring Johnny Depp as John Dillinger, were filmed in Wisconsin. Aside from any incentives offered by the state, one reason was the ability to use an actual location of a shoot-out between Dilling.. more

Jul 25, 2009 4:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

Unlikeits predecessor, the Obama administration has at least demonstrated awillingness t Shepherd Express ,Expresso more

Jul 1, 2009 12:00 AM Expresso 1 Comments

It's becoming less and less likely that RIAA stormtroppers are going to raid a Girl Talk Feed the Animals ,Today in Milwaukee more

Nov 4, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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Oct 23, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

It wouldn’t be an election in Wisconsinwithout sleazy campaign What’s your take? Write: or comment on this story online at www.ex ,None more

Oct 15, 2008 12:00 AM News Features 1 Comments

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Oct 10, 2008 12:00 AM Around MKE