Brewcity Bruisers move on up, and OnMilwaukee and Deadspin get list-crazy
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- City of Milwaukee planning new and exciting ways to ticket your car
- The Milwaukee streetcar project is still happening, whether you like it or not
- Prove you love Milwaukee by donating to a worthwhile local Kickstarter campaign for a change
- Cruel and vengeful God chuckles softly to self, announces first Summerfest headliner
- Milwaukee is a finalist in “The Mayors Challenge”—but could it actually win?
Since sifting through dull newspapers, hyperbolic blogs, and overflowing RSS feeds for meaningful news can be an arduous process, News Net catches and compiles both the amusing and the significant reports that were overlooked throughout the week.
• Roller derby continues to be a popular pastime in Milwaukee: The Brew City Bruisers announced this week that it will play its entire 2011 season at U.S. Cellular Arena, a step up from its former home at Franklin. The team will also be featured in an upcoming roller derby Wii game.
• Awesome local music-video show, Rock And Roller Remote Controller, celebrates the release of its first-season DVD on Saturday at Best Place in the Historic Pabst Brewery (901 W. Juneau Ave., 414-630-1609). The party will include a screening of the DVD at 7 p.m. and sets by The Sugar Stems, The Spectras, International Date Lines, and Trent Fox And The Tenants.
• OnMilwaukee.com got back into the list business this week, telling us 100 things that suck about Milwaukee (“only three domes!”) and 100 little things we’re grateful for (“just the right number of domes!”).
• Speaking of lists, Deadspin counted the 100 worst NFL players ever, and several Packers made the list, including late ’80s running back Michael Haddix, who ranked highest (lowest?) at No. 14. See the lists here and here.