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01.21.2014 | 89 days ago | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
With the Milwaukee County Parks Department looking to capitalize on the popularity of the Estabrook Park beer garden, more beer gardens could be coming to country parks this spring. Last week the Parks Department announced a plan to bring a beer garden to Scout Lake Park in the Village of Greendale, and today County Supervisor Jason Haas announced a proposal that would bring one to Bay View’s Hu...
07.18.2013 | | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Mrinal Gokhale
Dog owners will be able to unleash their dogs at a planned Bay View off-leash dog exercise area (DEA) at East Lincoln Avenue and South Bay Street. DEAs allow dog owners to give their dogs a chance to run around, socialize with other dogs, and interact with more freedom with their owner than going on a walk allows. A groundbreaking ceremony for Bay View’s DEA is scheduled there at 10 a.m. on Wedn...
05.30.2013 | | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Nearly a year after Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele's controversial firing of the county's high profile Parks Director Sue Black, Abele has announced a replacement: John Dargle, the former head of the Fairfax County Park Authority. Abele announced the hiring on Facebook; his complete post is below. I happy to announce that we have hired a new Milwaukee County Parks Director. John Dargle p...
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
June features not one, but two free outdoor productions of Shakespearean works. The better known of the two productions is Macbeth, which is being staged by Optimist Theatre. There is little that could be said here about Macbeth that hasn't...
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Park 'n Perform: The Milwaukee County Parks' full platter of seasonal activities includes its always-popular, free “Summer's Best” concert series, held at some 20 parks around the area. At the Boerner Botanical Gardens, along with about 3,500 music lovers, B&D checked out the Milwaukee Symphony...
Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Sales tax proposal doesn’t make it to governor’s desk

This is so discouraging,” Milwaukee County Supervisor Gerry Broderick said of the state budget, which failed to include a sales tax increase to support transit, parks, cultural assets and emergency medical services for Milwaukee County. “Frankly, the path ahead is not at all clear to...
Friday, Nov. 28, 2008

Milwaukee icons illuminated

They frequently pop up on Internet searches and peak at you above billboards and byways, but when’s the last time you actually visited the Domes? The day of your high-school prom? Last Christmas? Never? Too long have these structures lain dormant, waiting to be redelivered to their...
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008

A case for the sales tax referendum

On Nov. 4, Milwaukee County voters will have the opportunity to advise their elected officials on a proposal to shift the tax burden for parks, recreational and cultural functions,emergency services and transit from the property tax rolls and onto the sales tax with a penny increase in the sales tax. Proponents...
Friday, April 11, 2008

Today @ Currie Park - 11:30 AM

In an irony that countless comic-strip authors have observed time and time again, the beginning of the golf season always coincides with ferocious spring rains which prevent golfers from indulging in their sport of choice. Why should this year—one in which Wisconsin, like much of the country, has been plagued by biblically . . .

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