Tony Zielinski

Like women in all places and professions, Milwaukee women have faced sexual harassment at work. Many are beginning to speak out assertively. more

Jan 30, 2018 4:29 PM News Features 7 Comments

We are asking Shepherd readers to support some very accomplished candidates for Milwaukee Common Council in the April 5 general election. more

Mar 29, 2016 5:08 PM News 1 Comments



This morning, the Milwaukee Common Council voted 9-6 to approve the streetcar—not much of a surprise there.What is more surprising is that the opposition ended with a whimper, not a bang.The trio of major streetcar opponents—Bob Donovan, Joe D.. more

Feb 10, 2015 5:19 PM Daily Dose 17 Comments



Opponents of a Milwaukee streetcar have launched a petition drive that they say would kill it. But the Milwaukee Common Council could approve the project even if the opponents submit at least 30,800 valid signatures that would put a binding... more

Jan 27, 2015 10:49 PM News Features 18 Comments

A plan to convert the vacant Dover Street School into reasonably priced apartments designed for teachers will be coming before the Milwaukee Common Council. As we more

Apr 18, 2014 12:51 AM Issue of the Week

Tensions rose last week as the Kinnickinnic Avenue Business Improvement District (BID) #44 approved a $350,000 plan to revitalize Bay View’s main commercial more

Jun 18, 2013 10:55 PM News Features

There's something to be said for style. And you've got to respect the style of Fools For Tragedy . . . a group that has had the audience sit onstage for a performance while actors sit in the house . . . a theatre company that has staged a show at.. more

Oct 24, 2012 5:00 PM Theater

When is a cup of coffee more than just a cup of coffee? When it's produced according to fair trade standards... more

May 9, 2012 12:00 AM News Features 6 Comments

Milwaukee Alderman Tony Zielinski and Jan Pierce are vying to represent District 14 on the Milwaukee Common Council. The general election will be held on Tuesday, April 3. (Not sure you live in District 14? Verify your voter registration and distr.. more

Mar 15, 2012 4:45 PM Daily Dose

“Willie: Do the Right Thing” read one sign held aloft at a “people's public hearing” convened by the Milwaukee... more

Mar 14, 2012 12:00 AM News Features 17 Comments

Producer-remixer Carmen Rizzo has written film scores for Michael Apted, worked with Coldplay and K.D. Lang, recorded Tuvan throat singers and collaborated with Paul Oakenfold and Seal. He is also a recording artist in his own right and his... more

Jun 14, 2010 12:00 AM Album Reviews

As we witness the BP oil hemorrhage devastate communities and ravage a precious natural resource, the past reminds us of a similar scenario that occurred in northeastern Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (UP) 139 years ago—the worst ... more

Jun 9, 2010 12:00 AM Around MKE 3 Comments

It’s an unlikely premise for a comedy: A charismatic artist ends up in a psych ward after a notably bad gallery show, having attempted suicide. When she realizes that her health insurance won’t allow her to stay in the hospital for more

Apr 21, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Common Council signed off on a plan to allow Alterra Coffee Roasters to pursue tax-free industrial revenue bonds for a smattering of new projects around the countytwo projects in the city, and two in the suburbs. The most con.. more

Apr 13, 2010 7:01 PM Daily Dose

Runners-up:Nik Kovac, Michael Murphy,Best of Milwaukee 2009 more

Nov 15, 2009 12:00 AM Best of Milwaukee 2009

Television’s 1977 debut Marquee Moon alone assures that Richard Lloyd will be included on lists of the greatest guitar players of all time for generations to come. After Television’s 1978 breakup, Lloyd carried on as a sometimes solo ar,Tod... more

Sep 22, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 2 Comments

“EcoBay,” to be located on a 5.6-acre site on Logan Avenue and Bay Streetin more

May 20, 2009 12:00 AM News Features 1 Comments