The ruin and hardship inflicted by a natural disaster can reveal truths that political propaganda tends to obscure. When Hurricane Sandy destroyed swaths of the Northeast, darkened our largest city and plunged a huge section Read more

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On any given day in Milwaukee there will often be small venues that showcase fresh interpretations of great art. Such is the case in the exhibition “Picasso” currently on display at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (UWM) Art Histor.. Read more

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Do you live in the city of Milwaukee? Did you have flood damage in one of your sleeping spaces? Then the city wants to hear from you. As you know, Gov. Jim Doyle is appealing FEMA’s decision not to provide relief to individual homeowners who .. Read more

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Commercial artist Milton Glaser worked in many modes, designing everything from newspaper layouts to restaurant interiors to advertising campaigns. His two most famous images give only a rough idea of his stylistic scope—the widely emulated I Lov.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

Whatdoes the future hold for humanity? The collapse of lawful society? Amulti-generational natural disaster? Homeland invasion? The FourHorsemen of the Apocalypse? Hopefully, none of these. But being,Eat/Drink Read more

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Fora good value during tough times, it is hard to beat the lunch at OldGerman Beer Hall (1009 N. Old World Third St.). This is a charmer of abar loca,Dining Out Read more

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Appropriately, much has been made of the historic election of the first African American president of the United States. ,Taking Liberties Read more

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