November 2018

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The Great Lakes Now
The vast chain of freshwater lakes is no stranger to manmade threats, and advocates worry a new one has opened up in our backyard.
By Kari Lydersen

Medical Breakthroughs
Tucking babies’ bladders back into their bodies. Ensuring supplies of rare blood. Reprogramming the body to attack cancer cells. Meet some of the doctors working on the cutting edge of medical science in the Milwaukee area.
By Rich Rovito

Top Doctors
It can be dizzying to choose a doctor. Why not pick one whom doctors themselves picked? Check out our list of the area’s best physicians in specialties from head (neurosurgery) to toe (podiatry).



Call and Response
Volunteer bugler Bill Seaman honors veterans by sounding taps at military funerals around the state.
By Lindsey Anderson

Red and Black
You can learn about the Hollywood blacklist – and the film professionals who were affected by it – in an exhibit on view now at Jewish Museum Milwaukee.
By Matthew Prigge

Pinball Wizards
Think you’ve got what it takes to earn a high score on one of The Garcade’s pinball machines?
By Matt Hrodey

Eat your heart out, Los Angeles! Milwaukee – and Wisconsin more broadly – is surprisingly well represented on TV.
By Lindsey Anderson

From Trevor Noah to Trainfest, the Holiday Lights Festival to Friendsgiving, there’s so much to do!

Home for the Holidays
You can buy more than groceries at Sendik’s. Meet the woman who oversees its popular home section.
By Jenna Kashou

What’s Going on in Glendale
Even if you’re not waking up early on Black Friday to shop at Bayshore Town Center, Glendale is well worth a visit.
By Lindsey Anderson



The Big Story: Wisconsin GOP sticks to its Trump card
Caught between a rock named Trump and a hard place named independent voters, Wisconsin Republicans are standing by their man in the White House.
By Matt Hrodey

Full Court Press
Bucks VP Alex Lasry chats about his bid to bring the Democratic National Convention to Milwaukee.
By Rich Rovito

It’s his Way for the Highway
After questions about its objectivity, an encyclopedia entry on Milwaukee’s freeways is flagged for review.
By Larry Sandler

How come all of Fourth Street wasn’t renamed in Vel Phillips’ honor?
By Matt Hrodey



T-Day Traditions
Restaurateurs Zak and Sarah Baker know how to do Thanksgiving. Learn about their traditions and snag a new recipe to add to your table.
By Ann Christenson

Charry Nights
Why you need to eat “ssam” style at the Third Ward’s Char’d
By Ann Christenson

Cooking Simply
Ahead of her MKE appearance, author/NYT columnist Dorie Greenspan talks about simplicity with a spark, the inspiration for her new tome.
By Ann Christenson

Give Them a Hand
Hand pies you’ve got to try
By Ann Christenson

Ask Ann
What’s open on Thanksgiving?
By Ann Christenson



Jon Mattrisch has an outlet for showcasing the parts of Milwaukee often bypassed – his photography.
As told to Adam Rogan

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