February Issue

FeaturesNo More Mr. Nice GuyPolitical featherweight – or hardy leader who’s grown to like the taste of blood? Will the real Mayor Tom Barrett please stand up? by Kurt Chandler High SocietyIn 1917, a bewitching Southern belle married into the wealthy Milwaukee- based Schlesinger family. Although the marriage was brief, the bride knew how to take advantage of a situation, a quality she shared with her father-in-law. by B. Ellen von Oostenburg The Sawdust TrailTake a pulp trip that begins in the 1840s with the state’s first paper mills. Learn how the industry has evolved – Wisconsin ranks No. 1…

Features
No More Mr. Nice Guy
Political featherweight – or hardy leader who’s grown to like the taste of blood? Will the real Mayor Tom Barrett please stand up? by Kurt Chandler

High Society
In 1917, a bewitching Southern belle married into the wealthy Milwaukee- based Schlesinger family. Although the marriage was brief, the bride knew how to take advantage of a situation, a quality she shared with her father-in-law. by B. Ellen von Oostenburg

The Sawdust Trail
Take a pulp trip that begins in the 1840s with the state’s first paper mills. Learn how the industry has evolved – Wisconsin ranks No. 1 in paper production – from limber lumberjacks pushing logs downstream to the technological innovations of today. by Leah Dobkin

Departments
Outfront Strategic moves. by Bruce Murphy
Mail May we suggest a Forever stamp?
Events Lens of truth, a recovering “bun-head,” elevator antics.

Insider Milwaukee Country Club’s brouhaha over bucks, the Calatrava “wings” on wheels, and movement initiation.
First Person The scrap-yard artist.
Pressroom In this corner, Cuprisin. In that corner, Dudek.
Reviews Lip balm, paper art, a Violent Femme becalmed.
The Mil Locals blogging, traveling, networking, researching.

Savvy
Home
Smelling sweet as a daisy – or Valentine’s rose.
Shopping Oil and vinegar, a martini night and a house of style.
Real Estate The home smarts you need in this economy.

Health Preventing heart attacks, one LDL particle at a time. by Janine S. Pouliot
In Public Fresh takes on urban design. by Tom Bamberger
Dining Prime rib at a prime piece of real estate, and a timely tapas conversion. by Ann Christenson
Endgame A baby boomer reconnects with his late father by hanging with the “old-timers.” by Kurt Chandler

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