July 2013: Best Trails

July 2013: Best Trails


35 Best Trails
In sheer number of trails for primo recreational pursuits, metro Milwaukee struts its stuff. Before you pack your gear, get the lowdown on these rad routes.
By Tom Held

The Activist
Christine Neumann-Ortiz has turned up the heat on one of the most contentious labor disputes in state history. Who is this fierce, eloquent voice in Milwaukee’s Hispanic community?
By Kurt Chandler

Iron Strong
When CEO Keith Wandell rolled into Harley-Davidson four-plus years ago, the hog manufacturer was responding to the need for change, one that would raise sales and expand market share well beyond its core. Has the effect been like an engine roaring back to life?
By Rich Rovito

A Dog’s Life
Critics of the city’s animal control agency denounce it for decimating dogs. The challenges and the great hope that may fortify this agency.
By Marie Rohde


Man Overboard
Why are top officials leaving Chris Abele’s administration at what some say is an alarming rate?
By Larry Sandler

Takin’ Their Time
Speed and sloth combine in a seamhead’s unlikely yet surprisingly popular obsession.
By Tyler Maas

Shovel Ready?
Experts says the timing’s right for new home constructions – if buyers can find someone to build them.
By Kristine Hansen

Work It
Abandon your leotards and short shorts for wowsa workout wear.
By Claire Hanan

No Pins and Needles
Acupuncture takes root among a younger set.
By Jeanette Hurt


Safe Haven’s Gift
After years of infertility and a whirlwind 22 hours to prepare, a couple’s quest for a family is fulfilled.
By Jennifer Bradley


Needle Points
The soft buzzing of the needle. The dispensing of permanent ink. A canvas made of skin. Such is the trade of two local men whose tattoo art exhibition opens this month.
By Debra Brehmer


Love Story
Small package meets big flavors at Love Handle, a new East Side spot.
By Ann Christenson

Northern Exposure
Wauwatosa’s commercial boom continues with The Sherbrooke’s ambitious effort.
By Ann Christenson


The Auctioneer
Auctioneer Leslie Hindman is more than comfortable with a gavel in her hand and taxidermy in her home.
By Claire Hanan


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