Arts/Entertainment/Sports

A day after an announcement for a new investment group to take ownership of the Milwaukee Bucks, Alderman Nik Kovac and Milwaukee County Supervisor David Bowen provided a glimpse of the debate that is sure to follow over public financing for a new arena.
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Mequon-based pet food manufacturer Fromm Family Foods and Milwaukee World Festival Inc., the nonprofit organization that produces Summerfest, will host a new festival this year called Fromm Petfest.
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Milwaukee’s Potawatomi Bingo Casino will serve as the official gaming partner of Road America in Elkhart Lake.
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Milwaukee Bucks president and owner Herb Kohl will make a “major announcement” regarding ownership of the Milwaukee Bucks and the future of the franchise at 2:30 p.m. today.
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With a debilitating debt of more than $30 million threatening its existence, the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee is exploring ways to tighten operations and refocus priorities.
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After two years of negotiations and planning, the Milwaukee Art Museum has announced its Plan for the Future, a comprehensive public campaign to restore the War Memorial and Kahler buildings and reinstall the Museum's galleries.
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After acquiring a “T2” motorcycle used in the 1991 action film “Terminator 2: Judgment Day” earlier this year, the Harley-Davidson Museum is unveiling its newest display today.
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Common Ground's Fair Play Assembly, a group of more than 600 congregations, nonprofits, small businesses and schools dedicated to greatness in public spaces, voted yesterday to oppose a new Milwaukee arena unless $150 to $200 million is invested in public Milwaukee County facilities that benefit children.
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Go Ape Ltd., a ropes course operator based in the United Kingdom with its U.S. headquarters in Silver Spring, Md., wants to create one of its “treetop adventure courses” in Milwaukee County's Whitnall Park, according to a memo from Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture Director John Dargle Jr. to Supervisor Gerry Broderick, who chairs the County Board's Parks, Energy and Environment Committee. The committee will review the proposal on April 15.
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