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Ripeness is All

by Jim Hazard, photo by John Cizmas Comes a day when you realize the mouse and the remote are most of what makes your life go. Your day is so damn convenient,...
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Best Schools

additional research by Bruce Murphy and Caroline Goyette Back in the 1930s, federal New Deal workers built Greendale as a model village for the working class...
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Linked In

Additional dog consumption by Ann Christenson and Howie Magner While that metropolis to the south has lent its name to a style of hot dog, Milwaukee, frankly,...
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The Summer Team

The Fire Crackers I’m pretty sure I’m in the right place, Lakeshore State Park east of the Summerfest grounds, but the Bartolotta Fireworks Co. folks were a lit...
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On the Block

Joyce and Jeffrey Westphal had been renters for 15 years when they decided in 1999 the time had come to buy their own home. The West Bend couple began looking a...
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Essential Milwaukee

How can we distinguish true born, bred and fed Milwaukeeans and astutely assimilated transplants from those, well, foreigners from across the southern border an...
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Going Organic

Each week I find something different in the box: fat, juicy strawberries in June; crunchy snap peas in July; mouth-watering sweet corn in August; and a bountifu...
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Pet Tales

Millions of animals inhabit Earth, though the meaning and magnificence of this fact hardly reaches us in lives set apart by paved roads and claimed lands. When ...
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Tooth Picks

Many of us will be chomping Granny Smiths with perfectly straight, white teeth right through our golden years. But even with tarter control, whitening treatment...