Friday, March 29, 2013
The Milwaukee County Historical Society's new exhibit opens April 5. The library will host some items from that exhibit throughout April.
Alan Kulwicki fans anxious to get a sneak-peak at the Milwaukee County Historical Society’s new exhibit honoring the late race car driver from right here in Greenfield won’t have to go too far. The Greenfield Public Library will host a preview display of the exhibit, during normal library hours, for the entire month of April. Alan Kulwicki: A Champion’s Story, will open at the Milwaukee County Historical Society, 910 N. Old World 3rd St., Milwaukee, on April 5. The exhibit will remain on display until December 31. Alan Kulwicki: A Champion’s Story highlights the life and racing career of Greenfield’s own Kulwicki, the 1992 NASCAR Winston Cup Champion. The exhibit, generously supported by the Kulwicki family, features numerous artifacts …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The Milwaukee County Historical Society will be presenting Alan Kulwicki: A Champion's Story, a tribute to Greenfield's own late famous race car driver.
Nearly eight months after one tribute to Greenfield’s own Alan Kulwicki sadly went away, another will debut. The Milwaukee County Historical Society’s newest exhibit, Alan Kulwicki: A Champion's Story, is slated to open April 5. The exhibit will take people on a journey through Kulwicki’s life and legacy, from his humble beginnings in Greenfield, to winning the 1992 NASCAR Winston Cup Championship. The exhibit will be more than just photos and videos of Kulwicki’s racing career. As a tribute to his inventiveness and innovation – he was an engineering graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee – the exhibit will introduce augmented reality. Through the use of camera-enabled mobile devices and tablets, augmented reality will …
Thursday, June 21, 2012
The restaurant has special significance in Greenfield, the hometown of the late racing legend Alan Kulwicki, whose chief sponsor for several years was Hooters.
As several Hooters restaurants close around the country, there is speculation that Greenfield's is next on the list. City officials, business owners and others have heard the restaurant, 7700 W. Layton Ave., located at one of the highest-traffic intersections in the county, is closing this summer. Some fans have even commented on the closing on the restaurant's Facebook page. "I’ve heard unconfirmed rumors that the Alan Kulwicki Hooters may be leaving or closing in the future and I certainly hope that isn’t true," Greenfield Mayor Michael Neitzke said. "There’s historical significance to that restaurant." Calls made to the restaurant's managers were directed toward Hooters' corporate office. Emails and calls left with the media relations …
Thursday, June 7, 2012
The Milwaukee County Historical Society plans to open an exhibit about the late racing star early next year.