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Over 500,000 Lights Brighten Up Downtown Milwaukee with Holiday Cheer!

What? 500,000?! That's a lot of Christmas lights. Last night, hundreds of people gathered to experience Milwaukee's Holiday Lights Festival. Characters like Teddy Bears, Sleighs, and Santa Clause himself make up over 500,000 holiday lights that are streamed all over downtown. Mayor, Tom Barrett,...
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Amazon is looking to hire 1,000 seasonal positions in SE Wisconsin

Wow is it Christmas time already?! With the holidays around the corner, Amazon is looking to fill 1,000 seasonal positions to help with their busy time of year. In order to fill all of the positions they are having multiple hiring events around the Kenosha area. Shift schedules and job...
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MKE History Buffs: Downtown's Mackie Building is Offering a Rare Tour

This is an amazing chance to see one of the most gorgeous architectural landmarks in Milwaukee, but spaces are limited! The Mackie Building is located at 235 E. Michigan St. The outside of the building is filled with beautiful detailing that is not commonly seen today. What many people do not know...
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I-94 W Lanes, and Access to HWY 100 from Zoo Interchange are Now Open!

Goodbye backups, detours, and annoying construction cones!... well at least some of them. If you drive in Milwaukee, you are sure to have experienced the headache that is the Milwaukee Zoo Interchange and its construction. Well today they have passed a huge milestone by opening up the I-94 W bound...
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Goat In Downtown Milwaukee Nightclub Leads to Huge Uproar

What!? A goat was brought into a well known night club in downtown Milwaukee area and people are not happy about it. Dick's is a bar in restaurant located on Milwaukee Street. It's well known for it's night life and club like atmosphere, but is listed as a pizza restaurant. So you can imagine that...
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Find Your Inner Ninja Warrior - This Gym Makes it Possible!

Have you ever watched the show American Ninja Warrior and thought, "Psh I can do that." Well now is your chance to try! Legendary Fitness is gym located in Menomonee Falls that is designed like a ninja warrior style arena. The gym was opened earlier this summer by Travor Paull and his wife, Sara...
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What is Underwater Hockey? It is Coming to Milwaukee.

Well this is one that we have never heard of. Milwaukee is forming a new club sport that most people have never thought about. That's right, it's underwater hockey! Now our first thought at this was, how in the world does that work? Well, the name underwater hockey, is pretty self explanatory. The...
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Have You Ever Wanted to be on a Game Show? Find Out How!

Auditions for one of the most popular game shows are coming to the Milwaukee Area! Who hasn't thought about that being the person who wins it big on a game show? Well now is your chance! Wheel of Fortune is coming to the Milwaukee and they want you to be a contestant. They are bringing their...
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Milwaukee Street Car Receives $10 Million From Potawatomi Casino

Everyone who drives or lives downtown Milwaukee has gotten caught in the construction of the new Milwaukee street car. Thanks to Potawatomi the car's budget no long needs to be a giant heated debate. The casino found this to be a huge marketing opportunity and plans to donate $10 million over the...
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Plans for an Arcade Bar are in the Works for Milwaukee's Old Comedy Cafe Location

It's possible that there may be a new bar in town on Brady! Up-Down MKE is a craft beer bar and restaurant with an arcade twist. It features old school 1980's and 90's games such as pinball and ski ball. The plans are still in the works and are contingent on licensing and the sale of the building,...
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