Could it be, will it be, could it be dead? The company that operates Transit TV, the noisy, scam-peddling TV system on the Milwaukee County bus system, has filed for bankruptcy. The only good thing it did was to announce forthcoming stops. I know that my friend James Godsil has recently asked MCTS why theContinue reading “Transit TV parent company has filed for bankruptcy”
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Public meeting for Milwaukee Connector transit study, Tues. Feb. 3 @ UWM Union
By Jove, I can actually make this! See you there? (h/t Bay View Compass.) Public meeting: Milwaukee Connector transit study, Tuesday, Feb. 3 UWM Union Wisconsin Room, 4:30pm February 1, 2009 First of six Milwaukee Connector transit study public information meetings on Tuesday The Milwaukee Connector Study is proceeding with the next phase of itsContinue reading “Public meeting for Milwaukee Connector transit study, Tues. Feb. 3 @ UWM Union”
Local Victory Garden Initiative and local food get coverage
Karen Herzog has been writing a very good food column in the Milwaukee Journal Sentine. Her latest column discusses the Shorewood-based Victory Garden initiative, which, in the interst of disclosure, I have recently become involved with. Herzog also touches on south side gardening efforts, which reminds me, I have been sitting on a post aboutContinue reading “Local Victory Garden Initiative and local food get coverage”
Blog list: Milwaukee Moments
Milwaukee Moments is written by a Milwaukee native who has returned to town after some 20 years of living away. She describes experiencing “a dream like quality to suddenly coming across something familiar, yet all the changes make this feel like an exciting new urban adventure.” I agree!
Transit NOW and South Suburban Chamber present speaker Jan. 30
Building Wealth – Creating and Capturing the Benefits of Investing in Transit in Southeastern Wisconsin The historic transit decisions being made in Southeastern Wisconsin in the coming months will shape our ability to create wealth in our communities. Mr. Bernstein will share his expertise and shed light on our opportunities and potential pit falls. NationallyContinue reading “Transit NOW and South Suburban Chamber present speaker Jan. 30”
Put Xoff on TMJ! Now!
As Kinky Friedman said, “Why the hell not?” h/t Whallah!
Props to Folkbum’s JS column
Long-time Cheddarsphere resident and unwitting match maker Jay Bullock had an op-ed in this past Sunday’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Apologies for not getting it posted about until today, when some may consider it to be Old News. But it’s worth looking at. IMO, Jay has said what needs to be said: To fix MPS, weContinue reading “Props to Folkbum’s JS column”
Former Pabst brewery site poised to become a great neighborhood
According to OnMilwaukee.com, the many-acre site that was once home to one of Milwaukee’s biggest breweries is now becoming a veritable neighborhood. There’s a lot of adjectival phrases that are easy to circumscribe this site with, most of which include the word “abandoned.” For that’s what the former Pabst Brewery site once was. When theContinue reading “Former Pabst brewery site poised to become a great neighborhood”
Tracking Scott Walker’s quavering stance on federal stimulus money
Courtesy of Bruce Murphy of Milwaukee Magazine: Consider this timeline: Jan. 6: County Executive Scott Walker says he won’t accept federal stimulus funding; Jan. 7: Walker gets roasted by various prominent local observers; Jan. 9: Walker backs off, says he would accept some of the aid; Jan. 11: Walker writes an op-ed for Journal SentinelContinue reading “Tracking Scott Walker’s quavering stance on federal stimulus money”
St. Francis meeting on Cardinal Stritch: So crowded, it’s cancelled!
The headlines blared: “Public hearing on rezoning of We Energies and Cousins Center parcels at 7pm in city of St. Francis City Hall, 4235 S. Nicholson Ave.” A public hearing! Who could stay away? Would affected City of Milwaukee residents be able to testify? What would happen when St. Francis was asked exactly what was beingContinue reading “St. Francis meeting on Cardinal Stritch: So crowded, it’s cancelled!”