Every Friday, Stuff We Missed (formerly Off The Record, which is now the name of our print-only Colectivo publication) looks to other Milwaukee publications (and beyond) for, well, stuff we missed throughout the week.
• Earlier this week, while the rest of us were sitting in chairs and staring at screens, crews from C.D. Smith Construction successfully moved a brick wall that clocked in at 1.2 million pounds, 86 feet tall, and 100 feet long in downtown Milwaukee. Why? It was part of the $89 million transformation of the old Grand Warner Theatre into the new home for the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. In order to accommodate a larger stage for the MSO, the wall (built in 1931) was slowly moved approximately 35 feet to the east.
The whole process took about six hours, but you can watch it in 30 seconds. Twitch your finger, click, and enjoy. [Urban Milwaukee]
• The recently wrapped Wisconsin State Fair drew more than 1 million people for the seventh consecutive year. [Milwaukee Business Journal]
• Aaron Rodgers has some lingering thoughts about Game Of Thrones. And Quentin Tarantino. And Ricky Gervais. [The Ringer]
• Speaking of the Packers, they suck. [Deadspin]
• Ian’s Pizza has opened a third Milwaukee location, this one near Miller Park. [Milwaukee Business Journal]
• Patton Oswalt paid a visit to Milwaukee and hung out with the Red Letter Media gang. [Red Letter Media]
• Milwaukee County Transit System plans to cut 16 routes in next year, but notes that “97 percent of the system’s riders will not be affected by these changes.” [Urban Milwaukee]
• Look out, White Claw, because Pabst Blue Ribbon is getting in on the hard seltzer game! [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
• Urban Milwaukee helpfully answered the city’s latest burning question: Which scooter company is the cheapest? [Urban Milwaukee]
• R.I.P. Jose the Barber. [88Nine Radio Milwaukee]
• Have a great weekend, Milwaukee!