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Three South Side high schools call rebuilt South Stadium home

Published Aug. 26, 2015

As the Bradley Tech Trojans and the South Division Cardinals lined up along the sidelines for the first game of the season Thursday evening, the atmosphere felt more like a contest that could air on ESPN than a high school football matchup. As Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports, it was the first football game ever played in the newly reconstructed South Stadium at 971 Windlake Ave.


Open Streets "Ciclovia" MKE: Aug. 29

Published Aug. 24, 2015

Head to the South Side this Saturday and re-imagine Milwaukee without cars. Bike or walk down the middle of the street as vendors, performers and community events line the sidewalks.


Community groups look for answers as federal program funds decline

Published Aug. 18, 2015

Layton Boulevard West Neighbors bought an eyesore of a house on 36th Street in the Silver City neighborhood last winter and is making major repairs and upgrades, as part of a program that renovates vacant properties previously owned by the city or a bank and sells them to families. However, according to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, the government funding that helps support this and similar programs throughout the city has been in significant decline.


New green alleys on South Side protect Kinnickinnic River water quality

Published July 27, 2015

On a hot summer day in the Pulaski Park neighborhood, landscapers are carefully placing interlocking bricks onto a smooth bed of gravel in an alley off of Windlake Avenue. According to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, the bricks are designed to leave room for rainwater to fall through. The simply designed green alley has the capability to capture and purify 15,000 gallons of water in a single rainfall.


"Cajas de comunidad" provide South Side residents with books, information

Published June 25, 2015

According to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service report, a red wooden box placed outside St. Martini Lutheran School - one of three "cajas de comunidad" placed around the 16th Street corridor - is catching the attention of students and parents alike. It holds books in the bottom compartment, and information about community organizations and free neighborhood resources in the top.

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How to Bowl Like a Champ

Anyone who sucks at bowling needs to give duck pin bowling a try. You'll feel like a king in no time! Lucky for Milwaukeeans, we've got Koz's at our disposal. Koz's Mini Bowl (2078 S. 7th St) is a quintessential Southside Milwaukee dive-bar. A kitschy, comfortable, cozy throwback situated on the ...

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