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.


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

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



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

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

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