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Simon Jenkins’ book hits the high points in a 3,000-year chronicle that begins in ancient Greece and races toward the present. Read more

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The heroic and inspirational stories Enric Marco told of his life were almost entirely false. The Imposter investigates why he lied and why his stories were believed. Read more

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How his 1968 Comeback Special, beautifully packaged in a new release, became rock music’s greatest show on screen. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

Boil away the alternate futurism and potted history, what remains in Blaming China is a provocative essay on the state of America. Read more

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It was the first multi-inning appearance for position players since 1979, when a battered Brewers club actually had more outs recorded by position players than their pitchers. Read more

Brew Crew Confidential

State Fair historian Jerry Zimmerman has attended the fair 88 of his 90 years. His goal is to create a year-round exhibit celebrating the fair's history. Read more

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Robin Yount's three All-Star appearances is the lowest for any Hall of Famer who debuted after the inception of the game. Read more

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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. Read 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. Read more

Books

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

Architecture

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

What Made Milwaukee Famous

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

What Made Milwaukee Famous

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