Rob Hullum


Rob Hullum is the web editor for the Shepherd Express, where he covers a breadth of happenings going on in the city for the Around Milwaukee section. He has also written feature pieces on the changing East Side and Milwaukee’s startup scene.


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Madigan will return to the Pabst on Friday, Sept. 21 for the “Boxed Wine and Bigfoot” tour, a reference to what has become a bit of an obsession of hers. more


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We spoke with Buress ahead of his Saturday, Sept. 22, show about his new material, his starring role in Tag and his verse on Jean Grae and Quelle Chris’ latest album. more


Three new murals will be unveiled during a two-day Mural Festival at Black Cat Alley Sept. 22-23. more

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Bus ridership across the country is on the decline, and Milwaukee has been hit especially hard. A complete redesign of the MCTS system hopes to help reverse the trend. more

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Companies with one or more LGBTQ persons in senior leadership roles perform significantly better in a number of categories. more

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No matter where you are, from the office to a family party, there is always one toxic person trying to ruin it for everyone. At least that’s the theme of comedian and SNL alum Colin Quinn’s newest standup special One in Every Crowd. more



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Milwaukee has made strides to become a better city for pedestrians and cyclists, but low-income neighborhoods have largely been left behind. A number of community organizers and organizations are trying to change that. more

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2018’s Wisconsin State Fair features a diverse main stage musical lineup, ranging from long-established favorites like Alice Cooper and The Temptations to younger acts like Casting Crowns and Why Don’t We. more

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At Wednesday morning's Public Works Committee meeting Alderman Bob Bauman put forward an ordinance that allows the city to impound scooters located on public property, including sidewalks. more

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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. more

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A Milwaukee County Circuit Court hearing between the City of Milwaukee and electric scooter share company Bird Rides Inc. has been delayed and moved to federal court. more

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A number of black, electric scooters popped up throughout the Third Ward this morning. These scooters are from Bird, a dockless, electric-scooter share company based out of Santa Monica, Calif. more

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AXE MKE, a new axe-throwing themed bar located at 1924 E. Kenilworth Pl. on the East Side, held its soft opening this week. more

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Hundreds of people from cities throughout the U.S. gathered at the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center Wednesday for Rails-to-Trails’ inaugural TrailNation Summit. more

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We spoke with Milwaukee 53206 executive producer CarolAnne Dolan about what led her production company to Milwaukee and the impact campaign they are running to make a change. more



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The Ballet also announced its capital campaign, which has almost reached $22 million of its total $26 million goal, for the new space and programming. more


Local shelters are capitalizing on the public’s newfound animal rights awareness to help them combat animal homelessness. more

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He would also rather direct commercials than have his own TV show. more


Lime, a service offering dockless bikeshare and electric scooters, has brought both benefits and headaches to cities across the country. They now want to set up shop in Milwaukee. more

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This year's Summer Soulstice lineup features Milwaukee mainstays like Abby Jeanne, Vincent Van Great and Paper Holland. more