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.
If you've lived or spent any time on Milwaukee's East Side, then you likely know that Maryland Avenue Montessori School -- an MPS school -- has a sprawling, 3.5-acre sea of rupturing concrete for a school yard. A plan to green that space would bring many benefits.
It's certainly not a secret if you live in the neighborhood, but I recently discovered Hawthorn Glen, a 25-acre park and nature center run by Milwaukee Public Schools and tucked away north of State Street in the shadow of the big water tower that also overlooks Hawley Road.
NEW BERLIN -- Around this time of year, parents are looking for fun ways to keep the kids busy and having fun this summer.Two entrepreneurs, who are also moms, have come up with a solution - The Big Backyard, located at 2857 S. 160th Street in the New Berlin Industrial Park. The 10-000-square-foo...