A mother struggles to find a new normal after her 19-year-old “miracle child” overdoses on heroin.
Leah Dobkin | 12/2/2014
|Alone, But Not Lonesome
Going out on the town without a date has its perks: arguments never ruin the evening and it’s easy to get good seats at the opera. So why do waiters act so peeved?
Pamela Hill Nettleton | 11/5/2014
|The Making Of A Family Portrait
How a long, arduous adoption path stretched from Milwaukee to Haiti -- and back.
Howie Magner | 10/7/2014
A display of Middle Eastern and Arab clothing unveils the complex web of cultural influences that reach far beyond aesthetics.
Claire Hanan | 4/30/2014
|A Great Lake Diminished
Lake Michigan is stressed. Restoring its health will take more than a few quick fixes.
Milwaukee Magazine Staff | 4/1/2014
|The Piano Lesson
How 88 old keys found one new purpose.
Kurt Chandler | 3/4/2014
|I'll Take Manhattan, and Milwaukee
A returning native finds riches beyond beer, brats and cheese curds.
Milwaukee Magazine Staff | 1/30/2014
|My Father the G-Man
His dad’s sharp sense of humor left scars. But when dementia and cancer closed in, father and son made peace by reviving escapades of the old man’s glory days.
Joel Kriofske | 1/7/2014
|Beerless In Brewtown
The secret life of a teetotaler in the city that made beer famous. By Mitch Teich
Milwaukee Magazine Staff | 12/3/2013
Naturalist Increase Lapham is considered Wisconsin’s first great scientist. He lived and died in the Milwaukee area, but there’s hardly a trace of his legacy in the city.
Martha Bergland | 11/11/2013