March 2019

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Chef of the Year
For the first time ever, we’re celebrating one local culinary dynamo. Read about Sanford’s Justin Aprahamian.
By Ann Christenson

Out From the Shadows
Thousands call Milwaukee home but have none. Meet five people willing to share their experience with homelessness.
By Barbara Miner

For decades, some Milwaukee women risked fines or jail time to live and work as men – and reap economic rewards. A new book excerpt.
By Yance Marti


Your 414

Creative Accommodations
One of the city’s greatest artist-in-residence programs takes place in its grandest hotel.
By Lindsey Anderson

Aural History
An oral history of the 85-year-old Florentine Opera Company
By Carolyn Kott Washburne

Books by Wisco authors that you’ll want to add to your spring reading list
By Lindsey Anderson

Local Talent: May Adrales
Director May Adrales turns a spotlight on a Chinese immigrant’s experience at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.
By Adam Rogan

The Top 10
March through a month of concerts, plays and parades.

The Culture Cosmos
The 411 on what’s going on in the 414

Spring Preening
Where to find some of our favorite beauty products – all local, of course
By Lindsey Anderson



The Milmag Interview: There’s a New Sheriff in Town
Get to know Milwaukee County Sheriff Earnell Lucas.
By Zach Brooke

Sizing Up the Field
With the field taking shape, can anyone beat Mayor Tom Barrett?
By Matt Hrodey

The Way in Waukesha
Running the maze of the Spring City’s street non-grid
By Larry Sandler

Why was the Water Street bridge closed for portions of six weeks last fall?
What’s the deal with bike plating?
By Matt Hrodey



Hall of Sleekness
Is the new food hall Crossroads Collective just another food court? We’ll show you why not.
By Ann Christenson

Game of Scones
Five local scones that will make you crave some carbs
By Ann Christenson

Green Day
How to eat like an Irish lad or lass
By Ann Christenson

Bangin’ Burg
Why you need to order the pastas at Cedarburg’s Brandywine
By Ann Christenson

Band of Pastries
Meet Pabst Theater Group’s rock star pastry chef.
By Ann Christenson

Ask Ann
Where to dine solo
By Ann Christenson



Boys & Girls Club exec Deonte Lewis, on Milwaukee’s hope, community and “Big Homies”
As told to Adam Rogan

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