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.

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



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


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

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


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

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Its new location, 1815 E. Kenilworth Pl., was the former home of Cans Bar & Canteen and School Yard Bar & Grill. more



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Even a week before The Hop, Milwaukee’s new streetcar, starts running, it is still facing staunch opposition and questions about its future. more

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The food hall moved one step closer to becoming a reality today by announcing its first four vendors. more



Under this policy, bicyclists and pedestrians will be considered equally to motorists in all future city-funded roadway reconstruction projects. more

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We spoke with Solomon about My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish & I’m in Therapy!’s longevity and how he continues to iterate the material for new generations. more


The $50 ticket includes one ticket to the game, one pair of Too Much Metal Cream City socks and two Good City Brewing beers. more


After years of debate, construction and more debate, the Milwaukee streetcar finally has an opening date. The streetcar, dubbed “the Hop” will begin service on Friday, Nov. 2 at 1 p.m. more

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This year’s programming includes more than 50 events led by more than 40 local community groups. more

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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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