Results tagged with 'Parks'
Published Nov. 4, 2013
In September 2012, swings of various sizes were installed underneath the Holton Street Viaduct. Last month, it was determined the swings were in need of repair and removed. In an effort to raise funds, beintween - along with MKE BKE, the Makerspace, the City of Milwaukee and NEWaukee - launched a "Save Our Swings" initiative.
Published Sept. 18, 2013
There's a tiny door at the the base of a tree in Humboldt Park. It's both adorable and a grassroots marketing campaign by Keebler. We went in search of it today.
Published Aug. 21, 2013
I have long been a fan of the "lake" at Harrington Beach State Park. That's in quotes because really, the body of water is an old quarry that has filled with water. Recently, I went to Menomonee Park for the first time and got a peek at Lannon Quarry, which is very similar to the one at Harrington Beach, except that this quarry lake, in addition to having a path around it, has a beach with swimming for families, a dog swimming area and you can even go scuba diving in it, which sounds cool.
Published June 20, 2013
On Sunday, June 23, Picnic in the Park will help raise awareness and funds for Doctors Park Friends.
Published May 23, 2013
The hard-won contract extension for locally owned Juneau Park Paddleboats has been reversed, and an out-of-state company will take its place in Veterans Park. Why? Apparently, despite public support, the owners were trying to sell their business to the competition.
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I don't live in a small town. Born in the 46th most populous city and raised in the 23rd I've spent the majority of my life managing the great urban sprawl and so when I tally 1,000 miles a week of windshield time traveling the expanse of my wonderful state I'm bound to get a different view...
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