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September 2018

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Best of Milwaukee 2018
Loaded with readers’ and editors’ favorites in categories ranging from dining and shopping to places to go, this is the consummate Milwaukee embrace.
By Milwaukee Magazine Staff

The Parking Puzzle
Parking is hard. It’s why it feels like a hassle for everyone from city officials to merchants to a resident trying to (gulp) squeeze into a singleton curb spot. We’re here to demystify it all, from policy to parallel parking.
By Erik Gunn

Hidden Hurt
As part of his leadership on the pressing issue of trauma in Milwaukee, Marquette President Michael Lovell has been talking publicly about his harrowing childhood.
By Zach Brooke



Fall Arts Guide
Our guide to the city’s best cultural offerings of the season
By Lindsey Anderson

Pull out your planner, because you’ll want to make time for the many events – block parties, gallery crawls and Oktoberfests, to name a few – in Milwaukee this month.

What’s Going on in Delafield
Delafield might just be the most picture-perfect small town in Southeastern Wisconsin.
By Kristine Hansen



The Big Story: Mount Pleasant 2.0
If you think the Foxconn construction site looks big from I-94, wait until you see the project from the perspective of those closest  to it.
By Dan Simmons

Long Haul, Short Supply
Commercial driver-education programs are looking to stanch a shortage of truckers that’s nearing critical levels.
By Adam Rogan

And the Winner Is…
Emily Phillips dishes on her Jacken awards honoring “bad-ass women who are making a difference for Milwaukee.”
By Carole Nicksin



25 Alive
Bartolotta Restaurants is taking its 25th B-day seriously, celebrating first with a refresh to oldest “child” Ristorante Bartolotta.
By Ann Christenson

Holy Cacao
Learn, sample and buy at Tabal, this town’s only bean-to-bar shop.
By Ann Christenson

Pastureland Pizza
Take a mini-getaway to Grassway Organics in East Troy, a tranquil escape from city life.
By Ann Christenson

Ask Ann
Got a dining question? Our critic answers it.
By Ann Christenson



The Paper Route
Nevermore will our youth know the particular kind of coming-of-age that a kid newspaper carrier experiences.
By Catherine Jozwik

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