March 2013: The Watchmen


The Watchmen
An A-level unit deep within the Milwaukee Police Department is training a high-tech eye on the city, fighting crime and stopping violence before it even occurs.
By Mario Quadracci

Leading Lady
From civil rights-era Mississippi to modern-day Milwaukee, Thelma Sias has taken a deep interest in her community, supporting local causes while making a national splash. Not to mention rubbing elbows with everyone from the Obamas to Oprah.
By Maggie Ginsberg-Schutz

An Irish Toast
A guide to the pubs that keep glasses full and spirits high – all year long.
By Dan Murphy and Logan Macomber

Harbor House
This rebuilt summer home takes full advantage of its lakeside location.
By Claire Hanan


Sibling Rivalries
This may be a city run by relatives.
By Kristine Hansen

Tosa On Top
Why is the western suburb a dynamo of development that outshines even its big cousin to the east?
By Erik Gunn

Scroll of the Centuries
A document forgotten in a desk is unlocking the forgotten tale of a Mexican kingdom
By Avrum D. Lank

City Fish
The South Side’s newest residents (with scales) are on a mission.
By Aimee Robinson

Wild Flower
A feminine, statement-making look for spring.
By Claire Hanan

Shock Therapy 2.0
A new treatment borrows the straight-to-the-brain approach but leaves the electricity and nasty side effects in the past.
By Kristine Hansen 


Crushing Place
Finding renewal through the destruction of things once deemed permanent.
By Christi Clancy


The Beast Returns
Set in Milwaukee and written by a Wisconsin playwright, the show that’s been to Estonia and back finds a new home at In Tandem Theatre.
By Paul Kosidowski


Swing Set
An elder in the landscape of local bars, the Swingin’ Door Exchange proves that age is only a number
By Ann Christenson

Simple Times
Call for simple measures. A new cafe’s straighforward but inspired taked on daytime dining.
By Ann Christenson


Laughing Matters
ComedySportz’ Dick Chudnow on humor and chutzpah.
By Howie Magner