Morning Links for August 7 2014

Feeling tired, listless? Our quintet of Morning Links will set you right up for the day. Jsonline.com reports that Badger Meter Inc. has developed an application that allows Milwaukee residents to keep track of their water usage. Learn more about the 110-year-old manufacturing company and its CEO Rich Meeusen in our Feb. 2014 feature. Lakefront Brewery has reportedly dropped its plans to build a second brewery, in the Menomonee Valley. But the Milwaukee company is moving ahead with the addition to its warehouse on Keefe Avenue. In Washington state, an 87-year-old nudist – would you prefer “naturalist”? – is running for…

Feeling tired, listless? Our quintet of Morning Links will set you right up for the day.

  • Jsonline.com reports that Badger Meter Inc. has developed an application that allows Milwaukee residents to keep track of their water usage. Learn more about the 110-year-old manufacturing company and its CEO Rich Meeusen in our Feb. 2014 feature.

  • Lakefront Brewery has reportedly dropped its plans to build a second brewery, in the Menomonee Valley. But the Milwaukee company is moving ahead with the addition to its warehouse on Keefe Avenue.

  • In Washington state, an 87-year-old nudist – would you prefer “naturalist”? – is running for sheriff. And his wife blames it on “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart.

  • Someone in our office really wants a falafel fix.  Pretty sure she can get it this weekend (Aug. 8-10) at Arab World Fest on the Summerfest grounds. Click here for more.

  • An 18-year-old floating restaurant in Kentucky is now the sunken restaurant.

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Ann Christenson has covered dining for Milwaukee Magazine since 1997. She was raised on a diet of casseroles that started with a pound of ground beef and a can of Campbell's soup. Feel free to share any casserole recipes with her.