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City Beat – Urban Milwaukee

Urban Milwaukee

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City Beat, the weekly podcast from the team at UrbanMilwaukee.com. A look at the people and issues that are shaping Milwaukee, with interviews, article recaps and open discussions.
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26:38 | Aug 29th

How can we create a pedestrian-friendly culture in Milwaukee?

28:41 | Aug 22nd

What exactly does the Greater Milwaukee Foundation do? And what's On The Table?

27:29 | Jul 5th

Legislator discusses his sign language interpreter bill and why he grew his hair for this.

28:26 | Jun 28th

Former Marine discusses his campaign for south side council seat.

28:48 | Jun 8th

Two representatives of Milwaukee's western neighbor join the show to discuss the future of the suburb.

27:29 | May 28th

How will e-bikes impact bike-sharing? What's the deal with the expansion? Bublr exec discusses future of system.

27:55 | May 17th

What's next for the baseball-themed brewery? Pauly talks expansion, overcoming adversity and how to name a baseball beer.

28:22 | May 10th

Editor Justin Kern joins the show to discuss what went into making a book that attempts to cover the entire city

26:39 | May 6th

MPA board president Peter Zanghi joins the show to discuss the group's advocacy campaign, upcoming events

25:54 | Apr 19th

Organizers of the month-long event preview the different walks, vision of writer Jane Jacobs.

27:11 | Apr 15th

Organizer Justin Bielinski discusses his campaign to replace Bob Donovan at City Hall.

28:45 | Apr 5th

Matthew Prigge discusses his new book on Newhall House fire and other dark incidents in Milwaukee's past.

27:38 | Mar 29th

Learn how a non-profit goes where the banks don't to address social, economic and racial disparities.

28:08 | Mar 25th

Milwaukee historian Carl Baehr joins the show to discuss the Cream City's Emerald Isle connections.

28:09 | Mar 14th

Milwaukee-based transit consultant joins the podcast to talk about HNTB's move Downtown and working on The Hop.

27:55 | Mar 1st

James Hannig and Michael Amsden join the podcast to talk about laying the groundwork for a more walkable city.

28:22 | Feb 23rd

We learn what the Urban Economic Development Association does, and what you should do Saturday night.

25:32 | Feb 15th

Learn the who, what, where, when and why of changes coming to Milwaukee's harbor.

19:27 | Feb 6th

Why does We Energies advertise? And how can someone keep up on ever-changing Foxconn deal?

24:51 | Jan 31st

What's Milwaukee’s social architecture firm up to? And how does a stadium naming rights deal signal a wealth gap?

24:44 | Jan 25th

Is it worth it? Campaign members join the show to make their case.

20:40 | Jan 18th

Are you brave enough to quit your job in search of building a better Milwaukee?

28:24 | Jan 8th

Alderman Zielinski joins the show to talk about his vision for Milwaukee and opposition to the streetcar.

0:00 | Jan 1st

Jeramey Jannene and Dave Reid recap the top Urban Milwaukee articles and topics from 2018.

0:00 | Dec 25th, 2018

Milwaukee's quadruple bottom line real estate developer joins the show.

27:30 | Dec 19th, 2018

Real estate developer joins the show to talk food halls, mass timber and more.

28:36 | Dec 12th, 2018

Architect Chris Socha joins the show to discuss the redevelopment of the Grand Avenue Mall.

28:50 | Dec 6th, 2018

What's the deal with Komatsu? And Senator Chris Larson joins the show to talk about the lame duck legislative session.

29:00 | Nov 29th, 2018

Guests Bruce Murphy and Alderman Nik Kovac join Jeramey Jannene to talk city issues.