Milwaukee Magazine

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What makes a sandwich? Does it need two slices of bread? Amidst the deep philosophical question of what makes a true sandwich, Milwaukee Magazine senior editor and dining critic Ann Christenson wrote the magazine’s May cover story on the best sandwiches in town.

Here's a few highlights from Christenson's list:

Best lobster roll: Buckley's Restaurant & Bar

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Temperatures are expected to stay mild this weekend.  And like mole people, many of us will emerge from our dark spaces to enjoy the springtime.  Maybe it’ll be a good weekend to tune up your bicycle for the warm weather.

Milwaukee Public Schools

It’s probably not stretching things to point to a parallel in the decline of the manufacturing sector in Milwaukee, and the academic decline in a high school that has traditionally placed graduates into manufacturing jobs.  

Bradley Tech High School, by most measures, is struggling – so much so that Milwaukee Public Schools named it as one of just over a dozen schools worthy of extra intervention.

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This month’s Milwaukee Magazine is billed as the Food Lover’s Guide – or the Epicure’s Guide – to Milwaukee.  But if you think that means a list of great restaurants, you’re mistaken.  It’s a guide to all-things-food related, such as preserving food, top tools, raising animals, and even knife lessons.

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For as long as there have been magazines, television and sports, there have been professional athletes appearing in commercials and advertisements, endorsing products. 

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We hear a lot about the effort to lure entrepreneurs to the Milwaukee area – and the challenges that effort faces.

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Mildred Fish Harnack played a key role in the resistance effort during World War II and was executed by the Nazi regime for it. 

Lionel Aldridge played defensive end for some of the legendary Green Bay Packers teams of the 1960s.

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A couple of years ago, we spoke with Joe Bartolotta, one of the two brothers at the heart of the Bartolotta restaurant group, whose presence and influence in Milwaukee has been steadily increasing. He offered some thoughts about why his restaurant business has been a success for 20 years:

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The television landscape is continuing to experience seismic shifts. 

It was 34 years ago this month when John Lennon was murdered on the sidewalk outside his New York apartment building. 

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There’s been a lot that’s been written and said about the wealth of good new restaurants that have opened around the Milwaukee area in the past few years. 

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It’s been just over a month since sweeping victories by Republican candidates around the country, and here in Wisconsin. 

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It is World AIDS Day, and the devastation the disease has caused around the globe is sobering and grim. But there is cause for quite a lot of hope as education and new advancements in medicine help those infected live healthier lives.

Erik Ness

The eight-county agricultural hub spans from Wausau to Portage.  Water abounds -the Wisconsin River, 300 lakes, mile upon mile of mile of trout streams.

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