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The average MLB team has won about 37.5 road games per season since 2010. The Brewers have been worse than that in 32 of their 49 seasons. Here are some notable exceptions. more

Brewers On Deck Circle

America’s past is the subject of new books by award-winning reporter Seymour Hersh as well as distinguished historians and Foreign Service veterans. more

Books

The 42 essays that comprise local author Carl Swanson’s Lost Milwaukee offer a fascinating journey into the city’s past. more

Books

This special Mother’s Day tour opens up an additional 10,000 square feet including two additional floors, the attic, finished basement and more. more

Architecture

The fight between the Pettit family and the city of Milwaukee for the location of the Bradley Center. more

What Made Milwaukee Famous

The April 1960 murder of Ida Lowry was one of the most horrific crimes in the city’s recent memory. more

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While there’s truth in the fact that our devout great grandparents probably helped create the tradition of fish-only on Friday, especially during Lent, what’s still keeping it alive now, when younger generations aren’t nearly so religiously strict? more

Dining Out

During the Brewers’ years at County Stadium, the old ballpark changed a bit. But there were proposals floated over the years for much more dramatic changes that never came into being. more

What Made Milwaukee Famous

Best of Enemies is an eye-opening graphic history trilogy on the long, often contentious relations between the U.S. and the Middle East. more

Books

August Budzisz had been fishing the lake for over 40 years by the time he loaded up his little tug Mayflower on the nondescript morning of June 11, 1925. It would be his last time out on the water. more

What Made Milwaukee Famous

In 1905, the Milwaukee Journal launched a promotional contest designed to boost sales and get the entire city buzzing. The idea was simple. They were going to send their readers on a manhunt. more

What Made Milwaukee Famous

Local sports fans should be excited for Back Yard to Big Leagues: Milwaukee’s Sports and Recreation History, the just-opened exhibit at the Milwaukee County Historical Society more

What Made Milwaukee Famous

A look back at some of the lesser-known big league teams of Wisconsin. more

What Made Milwaukee Famous

The bebop situation came to a head in November 1950, when the Milwaukee archdiocese threatened to expel any student who refused to give up the bebop look. more

What Made Milwaukee Famous

The quake had only lasted about 4/10 of a second. It registered a “VII,” or “Very Strong” on the Mercalli intensity scale, which translates to a magnitude in the high fives on the Richter scale. more

What Made Milwaukee Famous

An insightful and highly personal critique of America’s role in the world. more

Books

In her new book, Destination Casablanca, Meredith Hindley explores the real city behind the classic film. more

I Hate Hollywood

Five new books focus on the United States' past and present. more

Books

Local historian John Gurda will give a lively look back at thebeverage that made Milwaukee famous on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 6:30 p.m. at theNorth Point Lighthouse museum gallery (2650 N. Wahl Ave.). To celebrateOktoberfest, the lighthou.. more

Around MKE

On the afternoon of Wednesday, April 26, 1922, the handful of radio owners in Milwaukee could have set their dials to 360 and heard the very first commercial radio broadcast in city history. “This is WAAK," the maiden broadcast declared in.. more

What Made Milwaukee Famous

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