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July 2015: Lakeside Splendor

0715_web_NSJuly 2015

For our July issue, newsstands get a cover focused on our home feature, while subscribers receive a special cover devoted to our feature on World War II veterans.

FEATURES

Lakeland Living
A remodeling of this 1880s Victorian summer home allows an unimpeded view of Beaver Lake in all its serene glory.
By Claire Hanan | Photos by Mark F. Heffron

Trial Separation
For our July issue, newsstands get a cover focused on our home feature, while subscribers receive a special cover devoted to our feature on World War II veterans.Is the location of the Milwaukee County Children’s Court hindering the effective administration of juvenile justice?
By Erik Gunn

 

Profiles in Courage
The number of surviving Wisconsin World War II veterans is estimated at just 16,000. With their demise go their proud and spellbinding stories.
By Howie Magner | Photos by Adam Ryan Morris

A Just Cause
Editor Kurt Chandler’s monthly letter to our readers.
By Kurt Chandler

INSIDER

Food for the Soul
Should the city’s largest homeless shelter also be one of its biggest proselytizers?
By Matt Hrodey

Tuned Out
Ballot questions are supposed to enhance democracy. So why are they ignored?
By Larry Sandler

The Truth on Trials
A historian’s unique perspective.
By Matt Hrodey

A Tree Grows in Milwaukee
Our long-forgotten fruit.
By Tim McCormick

Reviews
Edited by Ann Christenson

A Ticking Inside Her Head
How one woman’s crisis prevented even more of them in her  family. 
By Jeff Karzen

This is Not Your Father’s Polo Club
No longer just the sport of kings, polo is saddling up people of all ages and backgrounds.
By Sue Pierman

Summer Shades
Natural neutrals (with sun protection!) speak loudest when it’s warmest. And pops of coral complement all skin tones.

PERSPECTIVE

Sticker Shock
Is it folk art, vandalism or unsightly litter? Thousands of s tickers affixed to MAM signposts are a baffling but creative curiosity.
By Pamela Hill Nettleton

EVENTS

Story Lines
Trapper Schoepp’s lyrics are rooted in unbelievable circumstances. And most of them are true.
By Kevin Mueller

Best Bets
Edited by Claire Hanan

DINING

In Napoli
Or on Oakland Avenue in Milwaukee. Carini’s, the East Side haven for spiedini and veal parmigiana, has caught Neapolitan pizza fever.
By Ann Christenson

Green Movement
Salad stand Grassroots is a healthy outpost within the fast-food jungle at Brookfield Square Mall.
By Ann Christenson

Summer Spread
Wisconsin ingredients feature prominently in our DIY picnic.
By Ann Christenson

POINT OF VIEW

Kathy Mykelby
After almost 40 years in the business, Kathy Mykleby is Milwaukee’s matriarch of broadcast news. But how relevant is a TV news anchor these days?
By Jon Anne Willow

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