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.

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


The latest business to set up shop at 2238 N. Farwell Ave. is an ambitious multi-restaurant food hall called Crossroads Collective. more


Building bike infrastructure has benefits that go beyond just cyclists. Milwaukee is slowly catching up to other cities in this area. more

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Burger Week kicks off with a party on Monday, May 14, at Mulligans Irish Pub & Grill. Restaurants participating in Burger Week will donate $1 to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin for every specialty burger sold during the week. more

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On Monday, May 14 several hundred members of tech meetup groups and the local tech community will come together for a night of panel discussions, live music, pizza, craft beer and door prizes at the inaugural Meet the Meetups. more

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Riding the wave of axe throwing-themed bars popping up all over the country, AXE MKE will throw a grand opening party and open house on Saturday, June 16 from noon-midnight. more

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The tavern will serve what they are calling “global street food,” and there will be no draft beers, only cans and bottles. more