Results tagged with 'Parks'
Published Feb. 8, 2017
This morning, Mayor Tom Barrett tweeted before-and-after images of a new park envisioned for a vacant lot next to the Fondy Farmers Market on 22nd Street and Fond du Lac Avenue. Here's some more info on the park, for which ground is expected to be broken by April.
Published Nov. 23, 2016
2016 has been an intense year for seemingly everyone and everything, including the Milwaukee County Parks. There was upheaval and controversy, but also numerous positive parks moments. According to County Executive Chris Abele, there are more to come.
Published Oct. 20, 2016
Marcus DeBack Playground, the inspiration for the MKE Plays program, is now open again after a year of engagement, planning and construction. A celebration and ceremony marking the reopening is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 22 at 11 a.m. at the playground.
Published Sept. 28, 2016
As of October 1, illuminated dragons, lotus flowers, peacocks, pandas, cranes, lanterns, zebras and more will be in "bloom" at the Boerner Botanical Gardens, as part of the stunning China Lights, a traveling celebration of Asian culture featuring 40 massive lantern displays.
Published Aug. 25, 2016
Today, County Executive Chris Abele released a statement in the hopes of clarifying Milwaukee County's stance on Pokemon Go. It's fairly identical to what his office and the Parks Department said yesterday - just this time, with a lot of puns.
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