Tag Archives: Downtown Milwaukee

Milwaukee’s Forecast: No change in view

The Wisconsin Gas Building’s flame was such a pretty shade of blue beneath the overcast sky this afternoon that I had to stop and take this picture.  The flame changes color to announce the weather forecast: When the flame is red, … Continue reading

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20 gallons’ worth of network security?

Saw this truck parked outside an office building in downtown Milwaukee last Friday morning. I don’t know what business these hats’ owner works in, but given the “white hats,” I figured network security was as good a guess as any … Continue reading

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Sunset in grays and pastels, downtown Milwaukee

Evening arrives this past Tuesday as I’m getting ready to leave work for the day. Taken from the staircase landing between the second and third floors of the Grohmann Museum looking west toward the Marcus Center (colored lights) and the … Continue reading

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All the colors of the rainbow

The Reuss Federal Plaza (that horizontal sliver of cobalt blue at the center) kind of throws it in that direction anyway. Taken Thursday morning on my Starbucks run 🙂 Oh, gee, I was just checking to make sure I spelled … Continue reading

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Buses, Buses Everywhere

A kid-friendly production must be happening at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts right now. On my Starbucks run this morning I saw at least 13-15 school buses total parked along Kilbourn, State, and both sides of Water. You … Continue reading

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Down to the Bone

MSOE’s Campus Center building, originally the Valentin Blatz Brewing Co. Bottle House, is getting some major restoration work done. Windows are being replaced, as is apparently much of the exterior facade. Today I noticed that that the work seems to … Continue reading

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Milwaukee’s Water Street ladybugs and large veins at City Hall

Yesterday morning I walked over to a foundation’s office to hand-deliver a grant proposal for the daytime homeless sanctuary I volunteer with, Repairers of the Breach. (Website HERE; Facebook page HERE. Check them out if you’re interested in finding a … Continue reading

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