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Author: Lee Matz

Photo Essay: Bobblehead Museum

Limited Edition Presidential bobbleheads featuring Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz and others are now available exclusively through a Kickstarter Campaign from the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum.

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Ryan Braun still popular with fans at Brewers event

The biggest gathering of Brewers fans outside of Miller Park took place in downtown Milwaukee at the Wisconsin Center on the last day of January. Brewers On Deck 2016 continues an annual tradition for the public to spend quality time with their favorite past and present members of the Brew Crew. A host of players, coaches, alumni, front office executives, and sports broadcasters were in attendance for the anticipated sports festival. Adults, children, and families spent the day getting autographs, taking photos, and joining interactive games. The Brewers On Deck event begins the countdown to spring training, which is...

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Brady Street considers its future

The Brady Street Area Association, Brady Street BID, and Brady Street Foundation for Arts & Education came together on January 19 at the Charles Allis Art Museum to discuss issues concerning development of the Brady Street area. The focus of the discussion was about what could be done to keep social and economic progress moving forward. Attendees included local business owners Leslie Montemurro and Michael Glorioso, along with Nik Kovac, City of Milwaukee’s 3rd District Alderman. “Founded in 1988, the Brady Street Area Association is comprised, very purposefully, of both the businesses and residents because we feel both sides...

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Photo Essay: Brady BID

Merchants and residents of Brady Street came together to discuss issues concerning development of the area, and steps that can be taken to keep social and economic progress moving forward.

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John Gurda shared Polish history of Milwaukee at packed Basilica

The foremost historian on Milwaukee history, John Gurda, spoke to an audience of hundreds at the Basilica of St. Josaphat on January 7. The event was part of the Basilica’s annual New Year tradition, and highlighted Gurda’s new book, Milwaukee: City of Neighborhoods. “The book is based on a series of posters from the 1980s done for the city of Milwaukee by artist Jan Kotowicz,” Gurda explained. “We did twenty-seven neighborhoods originally, and I wrote short essays on the back of each one. So it was partly the desire to salvage and make new some of that material, which...

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