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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.

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"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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Calling all chefs! South Side steakhouse for sale

Published June 2, 2015

Most real estate listings don't specify who should buy their properties. But, a recent Micoley listing does. "Calling all chefs!" it declares, as it touts the assets of the property at 800 W. Layton Ave., former home of J Roberts Porterhouse, a steakhouse which closed in 2009.

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Moving from the East Side to the West Allis

Published Feb. 26, 2015

For a while, we didn't know exactly what city we were moving to because the house is at the convergence of three cities. Then we got the official postcard from the post office: West Allis.

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Tortilla shop among many businesses benefiting from South Side BID

Published Jan. 9, 2015

A few years ago the Chairez brothers and other small business owners from the neighborhood began exploring the idea of establishing a business improvement district (BID). According to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service report, there is a growing dining culture that matches the diverse community, including Mexican restaurants JC King Tortas and Taqueria Arandas, and Bombay Sweets, an Indian eatery.

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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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