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Exclusive First Look: Brew City

Ben Barbera, Curator at the Milwaukee County Historical Society, gives a first look at the new beer brewing history exhibition as work is completed for its public display.

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John Gurda: Milwaukee’s Polish heritage

Historian John Gurda talked about the legacy of Milwaukee’s Polish foundation, and how it is still part of the cultural and architectural landscape from the numerous church steeples that stretch across the city.

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From beer to beds, Pabst Brewery becomes college apartments

After being virtually abandoned to disrepair for nearly two decades, one of the largest buildings on the west side of downtown Milwaukee will finally re-open. The former bottling house of the Pabst Brewing Company is being converted into student apartments. With a footprint of almost a city block, the renovated 151 apartments on three floors will have enough beds for more than 400 college students. Located near Marquette University, Milwaukee Area Technical College, and Milwaukee School of Engineering, there has been strong student interest to live in the new development. Originally built in 1889 on the southeast corner of...

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Map: Riverwest Radio

Broadcast Radius WXRW-LP hit the FM spectrum as 104.1 on January 1, 2016 5 mile variable range Riverwest Radio/WXRW provides a community platform for education, advocacy and creativity, as well as an outlet for marginalized and alternative voices. We invite Milwaukeeans not only to listen, but to take an active role in the production of their own show and become stewards of the...

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