Shorewood Commuter Race: Bike Wins Again!

For the second year in a row, the cyclist won the Milwaukee Rider vs Driver Commuter Challenge. Olympic medalist Brent Emery, of Emery’s Cycles edged out Jim Tolkan President, Automotive Dealers Association of Mega Milwaukee in the race from Colectivo’s Shorewood Cafe to the finish line at The Calling, the orange di Suvero statue, at [...]




Rep. Rohrkaste Proposes TAP Restoration

In the first breakthrough on restoring cuts to the Transportation Alternatives Program, Rep. Mike Rohrkaste (R-Neenah) has stepped forward to offer a budget amendment to do just that. Rep. Rohrkaste is calling for restoring $1.5 million of Governor Scott Walker’s proposed $2 million cut to the program. In an environment where the state DOT is [...]


Connect 53212: An Invisible City

There is a cloak that hangs over our city, pinned down at the seams on the corners where Interstate 43, Capitol, Humboldt, and Water Street meet.  It is speckled, like dirt, by scattered trash and the altering colors of cars zooming past, colored grey from exhausts and dark looming potholes we call streets. The cloak [...]