Milwaukee in competition for 'Best River Town' title
The Milwaukee River. | Photo: Jay Sorgi
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee in the running for the "Best River Town" in the nation.
The Brew City is among 10 finalist cities in the competition. The others include Hood River in Oregon, Richmond, Asheville, N.C., Nashville, and Ithaca, N.Y.
The competition is sponsored by American Rivers, a conservation organization, and the publication Outside America.
The competition was launched this week and votes are being collected online through July 10. The winning town will be featured on the October 2012 cover of Outside and will be featured on a segment of Outside Television.