September 26 2013
More than 450 runners from Wisconsin have qualified for the 2014 Boston Marathon. Race organizers released qualifying times Wednesday for the race, which will be run on April 21st. A link to name of runners can be found here.
Karl Kopps, owner of Elsa's on The Park downtown and three Kopp's Frozen Custard locations, is planning to open a new space in a historic location in Walker's Point. The plan for the J.L. Burnham Building on Seeboth St, was submitted to the Milwaukee Historic Preservation Commission earlier this week. While the type of restaurant to be opened hasn't been revealed, developers plan to leave as much of the historic architecture in tact, preserving the look and feel of the 1871 building.
The Schlitz Audubon Nature Center in Milwaukee has brought in 90 goats to begin doing their landscaping. The goats will roam around, eating invasive plants like buckthorn, honeysuckle and garlic mustard. They will be at the center for the next 10 days.
Garden Fresh Foods in Milwaukee is recalling more than 19,000 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken and ham products due to possible Listeria contamination. According to the FDA, the products, found in the cold deli cases in grocery stores, were distributed to retail and food-service businesses nationwide. A list of products found online...
THREE OF A KIND - MOVIES
1. In June of 1894, Charles Francis Jenkins of Richmond, Indiana was the first to use his Phantoscope to project this before his family, friends and reporters.
SONG: The Cure "Boys Don't Cry"
2. In 1970, the average cost of a ticket was $1.55
SONG: The Coasters "16 Candles"
3. One of the largest drive-in's was in Long Island, NY. Covering over 29 acres, it could park 2,500 vehicles. It had a trolley system to take children and adults to a playground.
SONG: Gorillaz "Dirty Harry"