Morning Links for April 26, 2016

A new boutique, a new bike shop, selfies, and Gov. Scott Walker’s house.

Your Tuesday morning reading.

  • The Milwaukee area will get Chicago-based women’s boutique Akira sometime next month.
  • Half a million people have pledged to boycott Target because of the store’s bathroom policies for transgender people.
  • When the political and housing worlds collide: the sale of the governor’s Wauwatosa house goes through this week.
  • A new addition to Milwaukee’s bike scene helps young people gain job skills in addition to sweet discounts on luxe two-wheelers.
  • Snapchat wants you to be able to take selfies in voting booths. 



Claire Hanan worked at the magazine as an editor from 2012-2017. She edited the Culture section and wrote stories about all sorts of topics, including the arts, fashion, politics and more. In 2016, she was a finalist for best profile writing at the City and Regional Magazine Awards for her story "In A Flash." In 2014, she won the the Milwaukee Press gold award for best public service story for editing "Handle With Care," a service package about aging in Milwaukee. Before all this, she attended the University of Missouri's School of Journalism and New York University's Summer Publishing Institute.