Miller Park raises the rent, River Horse re-opens, and Turkey Bowl returns
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- Silk East prepares for third licensing hearing, hopes to finally make it rain downtown
- 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
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 this week.
• At the risk of making yet another reference to “The rent is too damn high” guy, Miller Park just jacked up the rent for the Brewers from $900,000 to $1.2 million, reports the Journal Sentinel. The Crew has been paying $900,000 since the stadium opened in 2001.
• Riverwest bar River Horse is re-opening under new leadership, says OnMilwaukee.com. The new owners hope to have it ready by Dec. 21.
• Turnout in last week’s election was up in the Milwaukee TV market, and down practically every place else. The Journal Sentinel has some theories as to why.
• The fifth annual Turkey Bowl takes place Sunday at BBC from noon to 4 p.m., an event that gives a whole new meaning to playing with your food. The entry fee for teams of four is $20.
• Finally, who wants to see an adorable kid recite the Milwaukee Bucks roster?