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St. Francis

Just south of Bay View, St. Francis imposes itself as a more affordable, business-friendly alternative to Milwaukee. Read more

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La Finca Coffee House, which opened this past October in St. Francis, is filling a void with a Mexican-inspired menu of coffee drinks, hot food and bakery. Read more

Dining Out

Cream City Restoration, a vintage focused furniture and homegoods shop, has been around in one way or another since 2014. The companystarted as an after-work hobby for owners Jason and Kelsey McGinnis, who beganselling their refinished f.. Read more

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The play is the fourth in her Edwin Booth Play Cycle, Angela Iannone’s The Seeds of Banquo chronicles the great American actor’s 1870 production of Macbeth. Despite its tragic subject matter, the script is never heavy handed and humorous mo... Read more

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Given the city’s immigrant history, there are surprisingly few Polish restaurants in the area. One of them is the pleasing Polonez (4016 S. Packard Ave., St. Francis), which is owned by George and Aleksandra Burzynski, natives of Poland. Th... Read more

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Fish fries are a remarkably rigid local tradition. Reluctant to mess with a proven favorite, restaurants take few liberties with their Friday specials, so diners will find essentially the same meal regardless of where they go: fish, rye bre... Read more

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SATURDAY, APRIL 16 Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful 2011 Great American Cleanup Volunteers both young and old, as well as families, youth groups, schools, businesses and churches are invited to take part in the Keep America .. Read more

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Though they perform with the barn-storming energy of modern touring roots band, there’s nothing modern about The Felice Brothers’ songwriting, which harkens back to early 20th century Americana music. Over just a few short years, the group Read more

Today in Milwaukee

Designers agree that the easiest and cheapest way to transform a room is to paint. And now, with several zero VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) paints on the market, sprucing up a room is no longer a danger to your health or the environment. VOCs a.. Read more

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The dining areas, while not vast, nevertheless feel pleasantlyspacious&mda meal?” ,Dining Out Read more

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The tumult created by the financial crisis facingthe Archdiocese of Milwaukee has opened What’s your take? Write: editor@shepex.com or comment on this story online at ,News Features Read more

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Listed are some of the area’s most celebrated ethnic fish fries, which include those The Britinn ,Eat/Drink Read more

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Overthelast 50 years family farms have struggled to stay afloat in a marketdominated by large-scale agribusinesses. According to the LeopoldCenter for Sustainable Agriculture, more than 4 million U.S. farms havebeen lost, at an average rate of ... Read more

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Formanyyears Polonez was a charming anachronism, a restaurant housed in awarren of little rooms that gave dining there the feel of a casualget-together in someone’s timeworn South Side flat. After leaving itsSouth Sixth Street home near S... Read more

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