McMahon’s Pub

Benefits Planned for McMahon’s and Media Fallout

Two benefits are planned for victims of the McMahon’s Pub fire — details here. Also worth reading: The McMahon’s homepage, where the owners promise to rebuild and also preview a forthcoming open letter about the fire’s attendant “media circus” and “regarding the facts and correct dates surrounding the much hyped and sensationalized ‘fire code violations.’”


April 5 Morning Roundup

An inspection of McMahon’s Pub 11 days before the fatal fire revealed “an untested fire alarm system, missing extinguishers and other fire code violations” writes the Strib; Sea Change reviewed in the New York Times by local scribe Michael Tortorello; a “man, that kinda rings true” insight into Wisconsin’s hard-drinking legislature; a website that helps […]