Emerging from Chicago's shadow, Milwaukee is no longer just the city of fests and wursts
Often eclipsed by swaggering Chicago, Milwaukee's charms are easy to miss. It's more a patchwork of neighborhoods than a big city, but it's worth the attention. The former industrial powerhouse is rebuilding from the bottom up, the outside in, rejuvenating commerce and culture while retaining its Victorian look. ("We didn't have the money to tear things down and start from scratch," one native told me.) Take a weekend to wander and sample the specialties of Milwaukee's urban renaissance.
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