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Past articles by Tony:

New details on China Lights show returning to Milwaukee County's Boerner Botanical Gardens

With summer winding down, residents have one colorful event to look forward to: China Lights, which will be held at the Boerner Botanical Gardens Sept. 16-Oct. 30. → Read More

Drivers finding gas under $4, sensing optimism amid falling prices

The decrease in demand is due to the peak travel season winding down. AAA notes the looming hurricane season could make prices go back up. → Read More

Day 1: Bastille Days returns to Milwaukee's Cathedral Square after 2 years

After two long years, Bastille Days in Milwaukee is back. The Storm the Bastille 5K wrapped up Thursday evening, capping off a day of food, fun, music, and culture. → Read More

First confirmed case of monkeypox identified in Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Health Department announced Monday that a case of monkeypox was identified in a Milwaukee resident on Saturday, July 9. → Read More

Locals find ways to celebrate Fourth of July despite rainy weather

A warm Fourth of July followed by showers meant those celebrating outside had to make some adjustments Monday. → Read More

Wisconsinites head to Capitol in response to reversal of Roe v. Wade

The reversal of Roe v. Wade drew a crowd of demonstrators to Wisconsin's capitol. What began as a small group of people grew into a hundreds of people leading up to an organized march and rally. → Read More

Greek Fest kicked off Friday, takes over Wauwatosa this weekend

Tosa Greek Fest is officially underway. This weekend, you can go out and celebrate the cultural legacy of Greek culture here in Southeastern Wisconsin. → Read More

Port Washington closes North Beach until further notice due to unstable bluff

The City of Port Washington announced Thursday that North Beach will be closed until further notice due to an unstable bluff. → Read More

Student pilot in critical condition after small plane crashes in Wauwatosa yard

A small plane crashed into the yard of a home in Wauwatosa Thursday afternoon and the flying student who was piloting the plane is now suffering from critical injuries, police confirmed. → Read More

Dozens weigh in on city's rising gun violence at Office of Violence Prevention meeting

On Tuesday, there was a candid discussion held among Milwaukee and other stakeholders about the city's spiking gun violence. The meeting went on for about two hours. Parts of it were emotional as over 100 people sat together. → Read More

Golden Nest's newest employee is a robotic food runner, bussing bot

Golden Nest, located at 11250 W. Burleigh St., is the first restaurant in the Milwaukee area to implement this friendly robot. Servi is a robotic food runner and bussing bot. It was created to help staffing issues. → Read More

Milwaukee Bucks playoff watch parties return to Deer District this weekend

The Bucks Playoff Watch Parties will be held during every Bucks playoff game this year - home and road. The first one is scheduled for Game 1 against the Chicago Bulls on Sunday. → Read More

'It’s a day to be proud': Milwaukee pride on full display on 414 Day

From the early morning all the way into the night, Milwaukee pride was on full display. → Read More

Fiserv Forum hosts Badgers, Raiders as they face off in NCAA tournament

It's a big day for college basketball in Milwaukee as Fiserv Forum hosts the Wisconsin Badgers and the Colgate Raiders as they face off in the NCAA tournament. → Read More

Judge rules in favor of St. Thomas More after fight threatens season

A Milwaukee County judge has ruled in favor of St. Thomas More’s boys basketball team after they filed an injunction before Wednesday night’s WIAA playoff basketball game at Whitefish Bay High School. → Read More

Milwaukee Public Schools set to host kindergarten enrollment fair

This weekend Milwaukee Public Schools will host a kindergarten enrollment fair. → Read More

Sharp Literacy readies 'Unwrapped: Waukesha Edition' event for this weekend

This weekend, nonprofit Sharp Literacy hosts a special edition of its “Unwrapped” event in downtown Waukesha. Chefs use McDonald's ingredients to create gourmet dishes. → Read More

UW-Whitewater grad's legacy lives on, one year after murder

Purcell Pearson was killed February 6, 2021. → Read More

Milwaukee George Webb worker speaks out after surviving being shot by customers

Wauwatosa Police said Anthony Rodriguez was nearly killed by upset customers while working at a George Webb restaurant in January. Court records say he was attacked by one woman and then shot by her twin sister after telling them to leave. → Read More

Local nonprofit uses shoes to help youth of Milwaukee as homicide count rises

JaCarrie Kicks for Kids refurbishes shoes to give to kids, instilling confidence as students return to class. → Read More