After years of study, Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison is proposing a major expansion of its casino, a hotel, heritage center, conference center, restaurants and parking garages for its 47.5-acre property on the city's Southeast Side.
This is a big weekend for red, pointy hats. The Scandahoovian Winter Festival here features broomball, candlelight skiing, frozen turkey bowling, an adult spelling bee and a beard contest. The idea is to celebrate the community's Scandinavian heritage and draw people to the village where wooden trolls line main street and Schubert's Cafe has been whipping up breakfast since 1911.
After cutting ties with its private developing partner on a portion of the Judge Doyle Square project, the city is seeking applications for projects that include apartments for tenants with low- and moderate-income levels.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's downtown buildings could be designated as historic - which would require city approval for any exterior changes. The petition seeking that designation was filed Tuesday with the Historic Preservation Commission by Ald. Robert Bauman.