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May 2013

Food Lover's Guide 
Where to find the best butchers, cheeses, seafood, spices, bakeries, chocolate and even ethnic grocery stores. Plus classes and 17 of the finest made artisinal products.
Battle for the Hills
A deep vein of iron ore that runs though the wooded hills of Northern Wisconsin has divided public opinion in a state already mired in partisanship. But the deepest divisions of all run through the hearts of the men and women who live, work and play in the bucolic Penokee region. This is their story.

A Work of Art
The Milwaukee Art Museum's most celebrated employee, Barbara Brown Lee, is also its encyclopedia of institutional knowledge. She's revamped programs, turning them into national models  of excellence, and educated thousands of Milwaukeeans over her 50-year tenure. But even in retirement, she's not leaving MAM behind just yet.

Glitter vs. Grit
Yes, there's the kitsch - fishnets and pro wrestling-worthy stage names. But behind the theatrics is a growing volunteer-run organization full of actual athletes. Can roller derby become a mainstream sport?


Growing Power
How the city makes millions crowdsourcing one of the world's most reliable fertilizers.

A Sporting Chance
Can Marquette build two top lacrosse programs from the ground up?

Presentation is Everything
A local potter does the dishes that chefs love to use.

The Final Lesson
Milwaukee Public Schools will lose at least 503 teachers this spring.

Sweet Little Money Maker
The market for vacation rentals is stronger than ever, allowing part-time landlords to turn a not-so-easy dollar.

Fashion Forward
This Milwaukee Bucks rookie is no fashion novice.

Giving Voice
How a Froedtert surgeon helped police Lt. Brian Murphy keep talking.

Urban Solace
Sometimes, the path to recovery involves an actual path.
Turning Pointe
For 40 years, this former dancer has been the thread running through Milwaukee Ballet. This month, she takes a final bow.

Point of View

The Pilgrim
A firsthand observer of the election of Pope Francis shares his insights.
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Watch Milwaukee Bucks rookie John Henson's fashion debut in this time-lapse video.

Wheels in Motion
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