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August 2014
Features

Crack of Dawn
We have nothing but accolades for these top-of-the-morning standouts, served up in geographic pecking order. 
By ann christenson

The Aftermath
The dust is still settling from the contentious 2011 battle over Act 10. And both sides are looking for ways to work together, despite lingering feelings of uncertainty and mistrust.
By erik gunn

A House Divided
When iconoclastic artist Mary Nohl died in 2001, she left nearly $10 million to Wisconsin artists and a trove of original art. Plans were made to turn her beachfront house into a small museum. But a handful of neighbors resisted. Now Nohl's house -- and her legacy -- will be dismantled and moved to Sheboygan County. 
By Matthew reddin
events

One-Horned Wonder
Timothy Westbrook has constructed a fantasy land grounded in environmental and historical realities. By debra brehmer

Best Bets: August
Our staff picks for the best August in Milwaukee has to offer in music, film, art, and more. By claire hanan and howie magner
Point of view

Rev. Willie Brisco
As a religious activist, the Rev. Willie Brisco doesn't hold back. Bluntness is his battle-ax against racism and poverty. 
By barbara miner
Perspective

Guardian Angel
Even when he wasn't around, her uncle made her feel safe. Years later, she made it up to him by honoring his last request. 
By judy bridges




Dillinger 2.0
A robbery at a suburban bank is only the tip of a rather large and troubling iceberg. 

BY MATT HRODEY



The Bus To Nowhere
 Will we ever get a dedicated funding source for (gasp!) public transit? 
BY LARRY SANDLER



How The Cookies Crumbled
We chewed a lot of chaff to find these local bakery favorites. 
BY ANN CHRISTENSON



Candy Crush
We chewed a lot of chaff to find these local bakery favorites. 
BY CLAIRE HANAN 



Where The Heart Is
For some, a building on Center Street is the only thing standing between their lives and homelessness. 
BY AIMEE ROBINSON



Town Criers
As community news outlets disappear, a new breed of hyperlocal websites springs up. 
BY JANE HAMPDEN



Please Let Us Help You
Inside the anti-abortion clinics at war with Planned Parenthood. 
BY MATT HRODEY




July 2014


2014 City Guide




Best Breakfasts
A bonus for our online readers, even more mouthwatering photos from our August "Best Breakfasts" cover story. 

BY ADAM RYAN MORRIS AND CHRIS KESSLER





Uprooted
Mary Nohl's abode, pictured above, will soon make the trek to Sheboygan County.

BY ADAM RYAN MORRIS 





Enchanted Forest
The naturalistic memories of Timothy Westbrook's childhood are woven into his work. 

BY DEBRA BREHMER, PHOTOS BY ADAM RYAN MORRIS 





Inside the August Cover Shoot
Chickens Frieda (black and white) and Hannah (brown), Lacee Perry and Matt McClutchy (their owners), were an integral part of making our August cover come to life. 

BY ADAM RYAN MORRIS 




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