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West Allis wants to shed the imagine of an old manufacturing town by putting the small businesses, local history and events in the spotlight. Read more

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Oak Creek went from the countryside to a hub of activity thanks to its community, natural advantages and high-quality living conditions. Read more

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Roast Coffee Company continues to thrive, now celebrating 15 years in business. Owner Ryan Mason, who attended UW-Milwaukee, opened his café in a former framing shop in 2004. Read more


Spike Brewing is Ben Caya’s brewing equipment company, which started with empty beer kegs and is now providing beer brewers with specialized equipment. Read more



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Cudahy may be famous for bacon, industry and bars, but the working-class city just south of Milwaukee is steadily attracting young professionals and business owners. Read more

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Off the Cuff interviews Kim Niebuhr and Sandrajean Ebben about their therapy horse, Levi. Read more

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YouthBuild helps uneducated youths get a diploma and teaches them life skills necessary to improve their lives. Read more

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To help Wisconsin veterans, Bikes for Stripes offers them bikes and help with transportation. Read more

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Off the Cuff with the author and illustrator of Lulu and Rocky in Milwaukee, a children’s book that puts the Brew City in the limelight. Read more

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Charles Dickens’ holiday classic, A Christmas Carol, is once again adapted with a high production value by the Milwaukee Rep. Read more


Off the Cuff with Michael Batcho, director of music of the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist. Read more

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John Waters, known for his irreverent humor, considered Hairspray, set in 1962, to be “a comedy about integration,” but it goes beyond that. Hairspray champions the underdog, addresses racism and encourages self-acceptance. Read more


Off the Cuff catches up with Harbor District Water Projects Manager Lindsay Frost to ask her a few questions about the new fish harbor hotels. Read more

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A book release party for Anna Rodriguez’s volume of poetry, Gold Leaf Bones, will be held at Voyageur Book Shop on Oct. 4. Read more


Under the umbrella of the Water Council, Milwaukee’s water cluster companies focus their energies on solving critical and ongoing water-use issues aided by investment by state and local governments and universities. Read more

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An increasing number of women in Milwaukee are contributing to the city’s culinary landscape by working as chefs and opening their own restaurants. Read more



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Ellice Plant and Kellen Grimm recently opened North Node Clinic. Services are offered on a sliding-fee scale and the practitioners are committed to a holistic health practice inclusive to all that is designed to meet the needs of the LGBTIQ community Read more

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Citizens and business owners, many under the age of 40, have joined forces to update South Milwaukee’s image by revitalizing its downtown area and promoting and expanding its arts scene. “Art can do a lot of things. I want to get behind that ... Read more

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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Fair Housing Act, designed to prevent housing discrimination. But in the city of Milwaukee, much more work needs to be done to successfully integrate its neighborhoods. Read more

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Veteran Milwaukee indie-rockers The Cut-Outs draw from a well of emo, Brit-pop and post-punk influences. Read more

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