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.

At the core of the project is a growing collection of interviews from people who have been affected by gun violence in the city of Milwaukee. Read more

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Whether it’s through large donations to local charities, or sponsoring events to promote Native American culture, Potawatomi embraces its place as a leading philanthropic entity in the city. Read more

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“We allow people to tell about the most intense or meaningful or revelatory moments in their lives. Some of the stories are hilarious, some of the stories are scary and some are really beautiful and tear-jerking.” Read more



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The city’s first comprehensive pedestrian plan outlines more than 20 recommendations for making Milwaukee safer. Read more

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Especially on a snowy day like today, riders of The Hop will be pleased to learn that they can now track the streetcar in real time on their mobile devices. Read more

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In a unanimous vote on Thursday, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors moved forward with plans to study the feasibility of replacing the private security on Milwaukee County Transit System buses. Read more

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Food halls, a modern and locally focused take on the classic mall food court, are the hottest trend in Milwaukee’s dining scene. Read more

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Despite what an unofficial website says, no decision has been made as to whether Milwaukee will host the 2023 All Star Weekend. Read more



The Hop announced its December ridership numbers Tuesday, with a slight uptick in the average amount of daily rides compared to the inaugural month of November. Read more

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After a year of record-breaking sales and visitors in 2017, the Milwaukee Public Market has done it again. Read more


The 2018 farm bill looks like a big win for the hemp and CBD industry, which has been booming in Milwaukee as of late. Read more

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Two redesign options were presented at a Thursday night open house event at the Milwaukee Fire Department Engine 6 on the East Side. Read more

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Barley to Barrel, a craft brewery incubator that launched in 2016, wants to help aspiring brewers navigate in the growing industry. Read more


A Marquette University student-run business program has created a new way to buy local while holiday shopping. Read more



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Third Ward Italian restaurant Onesto (221 N. Broadway) will debut a new brunch menu on Saturday, Nov. 17. Read more


Public art initiatives are becoming marquee projects for BIDs across Milwaukee. Do they actually improve business in these districts? Read more

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“It’s slightly unreal,” Mystery Science Theater 3000 creator Joel Hodgson said about returning after 25 years. Read more


As Crossroads Collective (2238 N. Farwell Ave.), Milwaukee’s first food hall, nears its projected opening date, three more vendors have been announced. Read more



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Milwaukee corporations like Northwestern Mutual and Aurora Health Care are investing in the startup community through venture capital funds and networking events. Read more

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Hundreds of people gathered at Cathedral Square Park on Friday afternoon for the grand opening celebration of “The Hop,” Milwaukee’s new streetcar system. Read more

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