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Abele proposes a Greendale beer garden

Published Jan. 16, 2014

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and the Milwaukee County Parks Department have announced that they are recommending opening a new beer garden this summer at Greendale's Scout Lake Park pavilion.


Save the swings!

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.


We found the tiny door in Humboldt Park!

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.


Area parks boast quarry lakes that offer fun and history

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.

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Back by the Butter

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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