Stuff We Missed looks to other Milwaukee publications (and beyond) for, well, stuff we missed throughout the week. This week: those darn scooters! Again!

• In case you missed it, those darn dockless electric scooters are likely coming back to Milwaukee this summer, but permanently this time. No more “pilot studies,” no more “will-they-or-won’t-they.” They’ll just be back! But what about Milwaukee’s neighbor to the west, Wauwatosa? Bird scooters have been allowed on Tosa streets since 2021, but this year they may be joined by another brand: Lime.

Next week, Wauwatosa’s Board of Public Works will take up an offer by Lime to deploy scooters of its own throughout the city. “Bird is showing interest this year and may apply to run them again depending on the outcome of its December bankruptcy filing,” says the Milwaukee Business Journal. “Lime also stepped up this year, seeking approval for 250 scooters in Wauwatosa that could hit the streets in April, pending city approval.” [Milwaukee Business Journal]

• A vacant city-owned building at 1606 W. Walnut St. could become a gaming club and cafe called PrimeTime Gaming. Husband-and-wife duo Nathan and Jenean Shorter want to buy and renovate the two-story building, host monthly tournaments there, “[drive] awareness of and [teach] an e-sports curriculum to Milwaukee youth,” and serve food. [Urban Milwaukee]

• This week in “READ THE ARTICLE”: The Milwaukee County Zoo is NOT getting rid of its trains. Instead, “the zoo is selling its two historic steam engines to a museum and replacing them with new, diesel-powered engines that the institution says will be more environmentally friendly. The other two locomotives are already diesel-powered and will remain.” [Urban Milwaukee]

• And this week in “Guess we weren’t invited to THAT press event”…

• “Northwestern Mutual is adding a public convenience store to its downtown campus.” [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]

• “Northwestern Mutual to add public convenience store to downtown campus.” [BizTimes]

• “New Northwestern Mutual Commons convenience store will be open to the public.” [OnMilwaukee]

• “Convenience store coming to Northwestern Mutual tower, Starbucks to move.” [Milwaukee Business Journal]

• “Convenience Store Coming to Northwestern Mutual Campus, Starbucks Moving.” [Urban Milwaukee]

• Have a great weekend, Milwaukee!

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