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Mayor Barrett to help unveil new pocket park

Published July 31, 2015

On Friday morning at 9 a.m., Mayor Tom Barrett and several others will unveil Sunshine Park, a new pocket park located at 14th and North. The park serves as the first of more than 20 vacant lots in the city being turned into urban orchards and pocket parks.

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Mysterious mounds make for historical hike

Published July 25, 2015

One of the Milwaukee area's most interesting parks is a bit off the beaten path, but it's worth making tracks to Lizard Mound County Park in Farmington, just north of West Bend in Washington County. A wooded path twists and turns through 28 Native American effigy mounds, including the one shaped like a huge lizard which gives the park its name.

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Outdoor movies light up the greater Milwaukee summer: 2015

Published June 16, 2015

The drive in movie may be a dwindling beast, but in greater Downtown Milwaukee the growth of the outdoor movie is on the upswing. New, free outdoor movies are coming to the Marcus Center and more. Read on for our summer outdoor movie guide.

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MKE Plays poised to transform some of Milwaukee's neediest play spaces

Published May 12, 2015

The MKE Plays program, which endeavors to transform 12 of the city's most deteriorated playgrounds into models of local collaboration and renovation over the next three years, will be unveiled during a news event Wednesday, May 13, hosted by the program's principal architect, Common Council President Michael J. Murphy.

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Friends of Lakeshore State Park show plan for new visitor and education center

Published April 20, 2015

The Friends of Lakeshore State Park board of directors invite the public to attend an open house on Tuesday, April 21 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. in the Miller Room at O'Donnell Park, located at 910 E. Michigan St., for the public introduction of a design study by The Kubala Washatko Architects for a new visitor and education center on Lakeshore State Park.

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