BizTimes Media 2014 Giving Guide

BizTimes Media’s fourth annual Giving Guide offers southeastern Wisconsin’s business community an outlet to connect with area nonprofit organizations for philanthropic involvement. Read entire story here. [Read story]

New Bon-Ton CEO to live in Milwaukee

Kathryn Bufano, the new president and chief executive officer of Bon-Ton Stores Inc. , will be based in Milwaukee, the company said in its quarterly earnings call this morning. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Tom Nardelli, longtime alderman and former Scott Walker staffer, dies at 70

Tom Nardelli, a former chief of staff to Gov. Scott Walker when he served as Milwaukee County executive, died unexpectedly Monday morning of a ruptured aortic aneurysm. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Milwaukee Biz Blog Government plan hurts people with disabilities

Imagine a plan designed to help people with disabilities find jobs in the community that left 78 percent of these people worse off than they were before. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Gary Andersen: hip injury limited Gordon against LSU

Madison – Two days after tailback Melvin Gordon carried the ball only four times in the second half against LSU, Wisconsin head coach Gary Andersen clarified the reason the junior was used [Read story]

MADISON #8211 Kenosha casino supporters urge Walker to approve

Labor and political leaders from southeastern Wisconsin called on Gov. Scott Walker on Wednesday to immediately approve the Menominee tribe's proposed casino in Kenosha because it would put people to work. Read entire [Read story]

Milwaukee Public Library seeks development partners

The Milwaukee Public Library is seeking private sector real estate development partners to do mixed-use developments of library sites, similar to projects done for the Villard Square Branch and for the East Branch on [Read story]

Community Round-Up

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s our Community Round-Up: Milwaukee County *Take your Harley to the free Harley-Davidson festival: The Milwaukee Rally *Enjoy the Labor Day Festival of St. Francis [Read story]

Open House! Sunday August 8, 2013

Open House 9/8/2013 1:30pm-3:30pm Mequon Road West of Expressway to Riverland, North to Property. Slide Show Map & Directions More Photos (25) 11625 N Riverland RdMequon , WI 53092-2736 5 Bedrooms, 3 [Read story]

Beverage start-ups make an intoxicating mix at Lincoln Warehouse

Lincoln Warehouse on S. 1st St. in Milwaukee is home to three makers of adult beverages and will soon be joined by a fourth. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Finger-Licking Barbeque in Greendale – Miss Beverly’s Deluxe Barbeque hits the spot

The Bartolotta Restaurant Group has at long last created a barbeque establishment. Adjacent to Joey Gerard’s supper club in Downtown Greendale and named after Joe Bartolotta’s mother, Miss Beverly’s Deluxe Barbeque [Read story]

American Players Theatre names new managing director

The Spring Green-based APT has announced that Carrie Van Hallgren, a highly respected theater administrator, will become the new managing director of the 35-year-old company. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Featured bartender: Sabbatic’s Gwenn Barker

We spent too long at Sabbatic on a recent Friday night, chatting with Gwenn Barker about - among other things - motorcycles, hurling, chemistry, Bloody Marys and the time she spent working at the Bomb Shelter for her [Read story]

Weekly Milwaukee Events Calendar

Find something to do this week with our extensive event listings. Read entire story here. [Read story]

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ top movie of 2014

The Star-Lord is officially the star of the box office. "Guardians of the Galaxy" is now the top-grossing domestic movie of the year, Entertainment Weekly reports. Read entire story here. [Read story]

New York City aims to slim down Happy Meals

New York City wants to put the Happy Meal on a diet. Read entire story here. [Read story]

New to Milwaukee Meetup Group

Have you moved to Milwaukee in the last two years, two months or two days? Are you back in Milwaukee after years elsewhere?  Are you not really "new" but just want to make "new" friends?  If so, this group is for [Read story]

Revamped Wade House site brings Wisconsin history to life

Vintage baseball brought me to Wade House, but history and nature reeled me in. Located in tiny Greenbush, west of Sheboygan, Wade House is a Wisconsin historical site that is managed by the Wisconsin Historical Society. [Read story]

Parking tickets are a nightmare of epic proportions

You won't believe this! Today's subject is parking in the City of Milwaukee. I've thought about this a lot over my life, wondering why I hate and fear the parking regulations and those parking checkers so much. But my [Read story]

It’s champagne time for Contemporary Pull

Milwaukee-based business Conteporary Pull celebrated a summer of successes. Read entire story here. [Read story]