Sue Black

Milwaukee County will be hosting nine public workshops to engage the community on the parks’ long-range future throughout September and into October. But we have to wonder if Abele will listen to the results or if he will reject sound advic... more

Sep 6, 2016 3:08 PM News Features

The Milwaukee County Parks System is beloved by many, but you could argue that one of its greatest champions is newly retired Milwaukee County Supervisor Gerry Broderick, who headed the county’s parks committee during some of system’s tough... more

Apr 26, 2016 4:58 PM News Features 2 Comments


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It’s safe to say that Milwaukeeans were shocked and dismayed to find out that the Mitchell Park Domes would be closed for the foreseeable future because of safety concerns and that renovations could cost up to $75 million. more

Feb 16, 2016 3:17 PM News 1 Comments

With the uncertainty of the local NBA franchise’s future reaching billboard fundraiser-inspiring levels and the Brewers likely to have the quietest offseason the team has experienced in a decade,Sports more

Dec 2, 2013 3:54 PM More Sports

Milwaukee County has been without a permanent parks director since August 2012, when Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele abruptly fired Sue Black without ever giving her more

Sep 5, 2013 5:06 PM Issue of the Week

If there was any doubt about Sue Black's commitment to the Milwaukee Wave, this should take care of it: It was announced at a press conference this morning that the former Milwaukee County Parks dire,Sports more

Apr 3, 2013 12:02 PM More Sports

On this week\'s wide-ranging episode of The Disclaimer, WMSE\'s near-weekly crosstalk between station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee editor Matt Wild and I, we beam about the county park system in the wake of the still on.. more

Aug 22, 2012 9:00 PM On Music

Milwaukee had a nationally recognized parks director who won a long list of awards, both local and national, including the prestigious National Park and Recreation Association's Gold Medal for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management... more

Aug 22, 2012 12:00 AM Issue of the Week 11 Comments

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Jun 28, 2012 4:49 PM I Hate Hollywood

Conductor ChristianKnapp infused the performance with style, giving the orchestra and cho Messiah ,Classical Music/Dance more

Dec 22, 2009 12:00 AM Classical Music 1 Comments

Prognostications by the Washington press corps are so often wrongthat it is usually safe © ,News Features more

Nov 2, 2009 12:00 AM News Features 2 Comments

Gov.Jim Doyle and state Superintendent Tony Evers announced their plan to reformthe state’s education system—and possibly net some funds from the federalgovernment. They trotted out some ideas for the press, including lengtheningthe sch,Exp... more

Oct 20, 2009 12:00 AM Expresso

Two noteworthy exhibitions presenting memorable artists from all over the state open at the Museum of Wisconsin Art (MWA) on July 1. The MWA's intimate One From Wisconsin gallery features exceptional artists working in an array of mediums.... more

Jun 23, 2009 12:00 AM Visual Arts 1 Comments