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Aldermanic candidates for Milwaukee’s 3rd District speak out

The Question:

What is your strategy to coordinate a plan for the Hometown development site at the east end of the North Avenue bridge? 

There are three powerful stakeholders in this issue: Mandel, the developer; the East North Avenue BID; and the community groups gathered under the Milwaukee River Work Group who have a zoning proposal before the Council that impacts future development.

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Brophy Declares Bankruptcy

Two years ago, landlord Tim Brophy hid under one of his tenant’s beds, hoping the police wouldn’t find him. They did. The city was after him then — and still — because of unpaid property taxes and outstanding fines relating to code violations on his vast collection of rental units in Riverwest, Harambee, Brewers Hill, and the East Side, which during its peak included more than 100 properties.

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The Changing Face Of Brady Street

by Tim Lambrecht In recent months Brady Street has witnessed a number of changes in its storefront businesses. Some of the stores have closed altogether while others have moved. Grava Gallery, Three Graces and Metropawlis have all relocated their businesses to the revitalized Third Ward. Oxford Glass and Dykeman Heating and Air Condition are moving […]

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Reverend Gerald Hessel

by Ellen C. Warren, photograph by Peter DiAntoni Father Gerry Hessel is a paradox. His schedule is so full that it seems impossible to keep up with, yet when he is with you, he is so with you that it feels like time is standing still. He is the rock sitting steady in the rushing […]