It’s day one of Major League Baseball All-Star break, and the Milwaukee Brewers unexpectedly sit atop the National League Central Division over always competitive St. Louis Cardinals and the faltering reigning World Series champion Chicago Cubs. With 50 wins, the Brewers lead both the Cubs and Cardinals by 5.5 games and have become a legitimate […]
Restaurant name: Xankia Restaurant address: 222 W Wells, Milwaukee, WI 53203 Phone number of restaurant: 414-817-0241 Business hours: 11a-7p Monday-Saturday, Closed Sunday I had probably walked or driven passed the non-descript storefront hundreds of times before ever walking in. Adjacent to a now defunct Subway and occupying the old Armenian Arin Bert space, Xankia (pronounced […]
UW-Milwaukee announced the hiring of Patrick Baldwin as head men’s basketball coach , filling the unexpected vacancy left by former coach Lavall Jordan, who was hired by Butler earlier this month. The men’s team has seen a carousel at the coaching position recently, with Balwin being the third head coach in as many years. Retaining […]
With the Milwaukee Brewers fully committed to rebuilding their organization through drafting and trading players, there has been a lot of speculation that General Manager David Stearns will look to move veteran outfielder and 2011 MVP Ryan Braun. Following 2016, a year that saw the organization trade away one of its biggest stars in catcher […]
Tipping their caps to iconic play-by-play announcer Bob Uecker, the Milwaukee Brewers offer $1 obstructed- view tickets at Miller Park. The cheap tix go on sale 90 minutes before first pitch, but fans start lining up early, sometimes even before the parking lot opens. Marty LeMense joined the crowd.
SpikeBall may not be the most popular game in Milwaukee, but one group of friends just can’t get enough. They play at Baran Park in Bayview at least once a week. Marty LeMense joined in.
Before being escorted to the airport by her staff, Congresswoman Gwen Moore stopped by the UWM Economics Club to both criticize and praise President Donald Trump and revisit major economic reforms that she now admits weren’t perfect. Moore, a Democrat from Milwaukee, criticized Trump for starting trade wars and slamming China but praised his new […]
By Charles Johnson with reporting and writing from JAMS 320 class at UW-Milwaukee An internship or work experience would be required to obtain an undergraduate degree from a UW System school under a proposal in Gov. Scott Walker’s new budget. The topic was not brought up in the actual budget address, and Walker has not […]
Brian Koceja, a senior at UW-Milwaukee and lead guitarist of local band Stereo Frontier, won’t mind if he doesn’t make it big. He is content recording and producing in his basement, as long as he’s still making music. Marty LeMense produced this audio portrait.