Whoever or whatever is funding this campaign, Milwaukee Works, like the CRG, set out to bully supervisors and prop up Health and Human Services Director Héctor Colón. more

Sep 27, 2016 3:05 PM Issue of the Week 1 Comments



Opponents of a Milwaukee streetcar have launched a petition drive that they say would kill it. But the Milwaukee Common Council could approve the project even if the opponents submit at least 30,800 valid signatures that would put a binding... more

Jan 27, 2015 10:49 PM News Features 18 Comments

With just three weeks to go before ahigh-stakes, hotly contested election, George W. Bush-appointed U.S.Judge Rudolph Randa went rogue—again—and spiked a state campaign law. This isn’t the first time Randa’stried to do away with pretty much a.. more

Oct 15, 2014 3:15 PM Daily Dose

Last week, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a major blow to Gov. Scott Walker and his political allies more

Sep 30, 2014 8:08 PM News Features 19 Comments

On Monday, a 14-4 supermajority of the Milwaukee County board overrode County Executive Chris Abele’s veto of their plan to reform county government at a local level. more

May 7, 2013 9:18 PM Issue of the Week

The nonprofit DreamBikes focuses on helping youth develop the necessary life skills and work experience needed to become successful adults. With shop locations in Madison (4245 W. Beltline Highway) and their newest one in more

May 7, 2013 9:15 PM Expresso

Two actresses stand on a nearly vacant stage while trading comic jabs at each other. It’s not pretty, which is fine, but as a comedy it’s not particularly funny, either. Waukesha Civic Theatre’s The Kitchen Witches is another case of goo more

May 5, 2010 12:00 AM Theater 1 Comments

Fumé blanc. Sounds interesting and a little exotic, doesn’t it? You may have seen a few bottles of it the last time you were perusing the “American whites” section of your local wine shop. Almost identical in body and color to sau more

Apr 19, 2010 12:00 AM Eat/Drink

Getting an early start on December’s all-things-Christmas theater season, this weeke A Christmas Carol ,Today in Milwaukee more

Nov 28, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

The indispensable Cory Liebmann over at Eye on Wisconsin continues to scratch his head over mailings from the CRG, which I reported on in last week’s Shepherd. First he wondered if the fact that one of the CRG heads, Orville Seymer, is a lan.. more

Dec 31, 1969 11:00 PM Daily Dose