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04.17.2014 | 124 days ago | Posted at 03:49 PM
By Amanda Sullivan
Celebrate Earth Day by participating in one of the many celebrations around town. Saturday, April 19 Fourth Annual Urban Grassroots Earth Day Cleanup and Celebration Career Youth Development Inc. (CYD), Urban Grassroots, Alderwoman Milele Coggs, Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful and Ina Onilu Dance & Drum Ensemble are kicking off the first stage of neighborhood clean-up and beautification w...
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
Friday, Sept. 20, 2013

‘Acts of Wilderness’ in Three Bridges Park

 A newborn park in the center of Milwaukee is the dramatic setting for Acts of Wilderness, a new site-specific spectacle that Debra Loewen and her Wild Space Dance Company will present on Sept
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012
In its early years, the Eat Local Resource Fair at Milwaukee's Urban Ecology Center stressed the environmental, economic and health benefits of eating locally sourced foods, a message that fell on receptive ears. Now in its sixth year, the Eat Local...
Monday, Aug. 20, 2012
Meet Tom Hartwig, an 80-something farmer in small-town Wisconsin whose favorite hobby is firing his homemade cannons. Hartwig is at the center of Michael Perry's touching memoir, Visiting Tom: A Man, a Highway, and the Road to Roughneck...
Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012

The new Urban Ecology Center and passageway reclaim the city's industrial center

It's just a typical day in the Menomonee Valley. Just a few steps from Canal Street...
Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Find the perfect Milwaukee venue for you

Choosing a venue for a wedding can be a tough decision. It has to be special in some way, whether it reflects the bride and groom's values and beliefs or just offers a great view. Many newly engaged couples find the process exhausting...
Monday, April 9, 2012

Plus: Earth Poets at Urban Ecology Center

Joshua Clover is an accomplished writer, critic, teacher and journalist specializing in poetry and poetics, with an emphasis on the contemporary. Clover, who currently teaches in the Department of English at UC-Davis, is the author of two books of poems...
Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010

Book Preview

Our city’s “Eat Local Challenge” (through Sept. 14; www.eatlocalmilwaukee.org) encourages Milwaukeeans to reflect on what we consume and where it comes from as a way to inspire us to eat healthy and live lightly. Stepping outside of the industrial food model and our consumer-driven, fast-paced, fast-food culture by purchasing locally grown food at farmers’ markets and natural food stores is becoming...

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