August 28, 2013

Milwaukee rises in economic rankings

Milwaukee jumped 12 spots in The Business Journals' monthly On Numbers Economic Index, rising to 79th in August compared with 91st in July.The index for August, which was published Tuesday, is a yardstick of economic performance of 102 large U.S. …
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August 28, 2013

New Harley-Davidson campaign from VSA spotlights a breed apart

It's been common knowledge for a while that Milwaukee-based Harley-Davidson riders consider themselves a breed apart. Not necessarily better than other motorcycle enthusiasts or the general public. But just different and very committed to the …
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August 28, 2013

Potawatomi calls Menominee casino offer a 'gimmick'; Kenosha plan facing many hurdles

The Forest County Potawatomi Community brushed off overtures Tuesday from the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin seeking a potential partnership on the Menominee's now-federally approved $800 million Kenosha casino proposal, calling the offer of a …
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August 28, 2013

Sorge's AJ Bombers nominated in restaurant social media awards

A digital branding company has put together an awards program for use of social media in the restaurant industry, and Milwaukee's AJ Bombers is among the nominees.The Restaurant Social Media Index, which measures restaurants;;; influence on social …
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August 28, 2013

State bill seeks to revive Milwaukee residency requirement

Milwaukee-area legislators have introduced a bill to let cities enforce a residency requirement for their employees.The Wisconsin state budget banned municipalities from requiring employees to live within their borders, despite opposition from city …
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August 28, 2013

Zipcar expands Milwaukee fleet with 29 cars

Zipcar announced Tuesday that it will add 29 cars in Milwaukee with new locations including the 3rd Ward, the downtown train station and Schlitz Park.People who pay a $60 annual fee and $25 application fee can reserve the Zipcars for at least $8.50 …
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August 27, 2013

Analyst: NFL may force endgame in cable tussle; TV stations more likely to cave

There is no sign of a resolution for the Time Warner Cable-WTMJ-TV contract battle, but at least one analyst predicts the start of national telecasts for the NFL regular season will cause a return of broadcast stations to Time Warner Cable;;;s …
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August 27, 2013

Apartment listing startup raises $325,000, enters Milwaukee market

Abodo.com, another startup that graduated from Gener8tor;;;s winter accelerator program in Madison, has closed on a $325,000 seed funding round and has expanded its online apartment listing services to Milwaukee.Madison-based Adobo, formerly …
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August 27, 2013

Archaeology dig completion allows $117M Froedtert project to begin

Construction on the Center for Advanced Care at Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa is scheduled to begin this week now that archaeologists have removed graves from a pauper grave site.Before work could begin on Froedtert;;;s $117 million project, an …
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August 27, 2013

Baird invests in Chinese health care company

Baird Capital, the private investment arm of Robert W. Baird & Co. Inc., is investing in a Chinese health care company founded by a former GE Healthcare executive.Kedu Healthcare is one of China;;;s largest independent medical equipment service …
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August 27, 2013

Bon-Ton to open second clearance store in Chicago

The Bon-Ton Stores Inc., parent company of Boston Store, plans to open a second clearance center in the Chicago area in early fall, according to an earnings call.The store would be Bon-Ton;;;s second standalone clearance center after it opened one …
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August 27, 2013

Granville BID hopes to clean up Northridge neighborhood with bike donation to police

Supporters of the Granville neighborhood on Milwaukee;;;s far northwest side hope a new bike patrol, kicked off with a Milwaukee Police Department roll call Tuesday, will help revitalize the neighborhood and attract new businesses.I wrote about the …
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