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Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

The Milwaukee Rotary Centennial Arboretum opens to the public

 It can be called an outdoor classroom, a children’s forest or 40 acres of natural sanctuary just a mile from Downtown. But the new Milwaukee Rotary Centennial
Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Coalition finds common ground for future generations

It took years of negotiations among diverse stakeholders, but in May the Milwaukee Common Council passed new protections for the Milwaukee River corridor, from North Avenue to the city limits at West Silver Spring Drive. Although state law protects shore-land areas throughout...
Wednesday, June 17, 2009

New seafood tavern brings inviting menu, ambiance

Despite their best efforts, some restaurants just don’t last very long. Kincaid’s opened its doors at the former Third Street Pier about 15 months ago. An extensive remodeling filled the interior with dark wood and added a second bar. But even with its new look, prime views of the Milwaukee...
Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Paradise in Our Own Back Yard

There’s no need to haul canoes, hiking shoes or mountain bikes Up North. Milwaukeeans have paradise in our own back yard. The Milwaukee River valley—home to factories and condos, as well as endangered but vibrant plants, animals and birds—
Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Paradise in Our Own Back Yard

The Department of City Development has formulated a Northeast Side Plan, a broad guide to future development of an area that includes the Milwaukee River environmental corridor and the Hometown site. The plan will be finalized later this month and will offer a broad frame within which site conflicts can be resolved.
Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Paradise in Our Own Back Yard

The fact that most of the river’s green corridor is surrounded by public parkland makes it easier for the MRWG to fulfill its vision. However, among the privately owned portions of the river, there’s at least one significant site that’s been the source of some dissent.