August 14 2012
The City of Milwaukee is holding a contest to rename Pittsburgh Avenue in the Walker's Point neighborhood. The street will be extending into a long-vacant parcel of land planned for development with water-related companies. City guidelines for the new name can be found on the a.MKE blog later this morning.
MCA continues to be a roll model, even now. In his will, Beastie Boy Adam Yauch has barred the band's music from being used in advertisements, ensuring no Beastie Boys song will end up used for ad campaigns.
Sara and Jeff Tow plan to swim 50 miles across Lake Michigan today to raise awareness about postpartum depression. They are starting from Two Rivers Wisconsin and are swimming to the Big Point Sable Lighthouse at Ludington State Park in West Michigan.
When the original DeLorean Motor Company went bankrupt in 1982, Stephen Wynne, an English mechanic bought the company's inventory. He wants to bring the classic DeLorean DMC-12 back as an electric car. He's made a prototype. You can check out a video of that here.
Wisconsin Primary Elections are being held today. FAQ including poll locations can be found on our Facebook page.