Marquette Wire

MU alumnus’ tent company has Olympics covered

Nikita Vilim

February 23, 2010

Filed under Featured, News

      For an athlete to reach Olympic status, it takes preparation, drive and a love for the sport. Marquette alumnus Ronald Creten isn't an athlete, but he's been just as determined to excel at the 2010 ...

From Brew City to New City

Tim Seeman

February 23, 2010

Filed under Featured

Think Milwaukee. What comes to mind? A cold mug of frothy Miller? Historic music venues? The winged art museum? Anthropomorphic sausage? Or are you unsure? That’s what VISIT Milwaukee, a tourism promotion organization, ...

SCHMIDT: Milwaukee’s Major Tradition

Erik Schmidt

February 10, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

Welcome to the holy sanctuary of sports junkies and post-game party animals. Welcome to a kingdom where food comes fast, greasy and delicious and the service comes with a Midwestern twang. Welcome to the only place in America wh...

Marcus moves toward new downtown theater

Tim Seeman

February 2, 2010

Filed under Featured, News

A multi-screen movie theater complex may be coming soon to a city block near you. Marcus Corporation, a Milwaukee-based company that operates theaters and resorts across the country, signed a letter of intent last week to occu...

Sheriff’s sergeant faces brutality charges

Derrick Chengery

January 19, 2010

Filed under News

One Milwaukee County Sheriff's sergeant could find himself behind bars after being convicted of beating a prisoner placed under his watch. Scott Krause, 38, pled no contest to charges of misdemeanor battery and felony misconduct...

‘Without a place to stay’

Pat Simonaitis

December 10, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

There is a new face of homelessness around the nation, although one Milwaukee emergency homeless shelter director described it as “invisible.” They are families, and they are the homeless with the biggest problem. At the beginn...

Steamy yoga method fires up a health trend

Kaleigh Ward

December 3, 2009

Filed under Featured, Marquee

Trendiness has been making people awesome for centuries. It has provided a quick and easy way to determine if a stranger is "cool," without even having to talk to them. For instance, in grade school one might have noted whethe...

MURPHY: If I ruled the school …

Michael Murphy

December 3, 2009

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

If I were school president for a day… Make movie nights on Sundays and Mondays I have never been to Marquette’s Varsity Theatre but I have noticed some pretty good movies on the marquee. Unfortunately, they only play o...

City leaders discuss aerotropolitan development

Tim Seeman

December 3, 2009

Filed under News

Following a busier than ever Thanksgiving weekend and a record-setting month of October, government officials are turning their attention to General Mitchell International Airport, as they explore ways the hub could foster economic gr...

Dig in at your discretion

Kaitlin Kovach

November 24, 2009

Filed under Featured

They say you are what you eat. But what if that delicious late-night burger was prepared with improperly cleaned utensils? Or on a surface used for both raw and ready-to-eat food? What if the cook had a cold? Improper sanitation and cros...

Common Ground addresses area’s foreclosure problems

Tim Seeman

November 24, 2009

Filed under News

Although the subprime mortgage meltdown started a year ago, the thousands of resulting home foreclosures are still hurting southeastern Wisconsin, and residents are still searching for relief. Hundreds gathered at the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center Thursday night f...

Playlist of the Week: Steven Hyden of The A.V. Club

Molly Gamble

November 19, 2009

Filed under Marquee

Steven Hyden, Milwaukee city editor of The A.V. Club, shares five songs he's been loving lately — and also explains his quick yet surefire way to determine whether or not someone is a jerk. Loudon Wainwright III – "Motel Bl...