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A Bit of Local History at our September Meeting

Neighbors, We are very excited to invite you to next week’s Murray Hill Neighborhood Association meeting, where we will be joined by special guest speaker Carl Swanson. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 25 at 7 PM at the Urban Ecology Center (1500 E Park Place).  Carl will join us for a fascinating glimpse into the city’s past. Carl explores and writes about

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Opportunities to Support “Complete Streets”

Hi Neighbors, As east side residents, most of us appreciate that we live so close to so many daily amenities — groceries, drug stores, restaurants, book stores, schools, clinics, and so much more. In fact, many of us live close enough that we might consider healthy and sustainable transportation options of walking, biking, or taking transit to these places. But having amenities nearby is

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Public Meeting for New Liquor License on Oakland Avenue

This message is from Alderman Kovac: Dear Neighbor: An operator has applied for a Food Dealer-Restaurant License and a Beer & Wine License for Good Land Wing Co., proposed to be located in the old Cold Stone Creamerylocation at 2907 N. Oakland Ave. Their application indicates that they are proposing to be open until 10 p.m. through the week and until 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday with an

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UWM Neighbor News E-Newsletter

We are passing this information on from UWM.  If you would like to subscribe, click the link at the bottom of the posting.   Neighborhood Relations and the Neighborhood Housing Office at UWM are excited to introduce our periodic e-newsletter for our neighbors and members of the East Side community. As a recipient of this notice, you are already on the list, and we are hoping you’ll

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Addressing Noise Nuisance

We are approaching the start of a new UW-Milwaukee school year and noise nuisance problems are likely to increase in our neighborhood. It has been a few years since we’ve had a guide for how to handle these sorts of problems, so this year MHNA with support of UWM and MPD has prepared a summary of what to expect and how to handle the problems. 

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Summer Soulstice – June 23

The Summer Soulstice Music Festival is June 23 this year between noon and midnight. Kristin Godfrey, the Executive Director of the East Side Business District, has prepared a letter explaining the event intended for neighbors.  You can download a PDF copy of the letter by clicking this link.  


Green Schools Conference – Thursday, June 14

Passing on this information about an upcoming conference on Green Schools. Milwaukee-area Neighborhood Associations, I’m reaching out on behalf of the nonprofit Reflo to invite you to attend and spread the news of the upcoming Green Schools Conference on Thursday, June 14th at Fernwood Montessori in Bay View.  The 3rd annual conference will host 35+ exhibitors, 200+ attendees, and 40+ discussion panelists talking on topics including diversity,

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Project Clean and Green starts on Tuesday, May 29

The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works’ annual Project Clean & Green program runs through June 11, 2018. Zone 6, which starts on May 29 (next Tuesday) and goes through Monday, June 4, includes nearly the entire 3rd Aldermanic District, according to Alderman Nik Kovac. Please see the attached map for reference. Project Clean & Green (PCG) is a citywide program designed to

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May MHNA Meeting Cancelled

Neighbors, The May Murray Hill Meeting has been cancelled. Stay tuned to our emails for summer events, and see you in August when our regularly scheduled meetings start back up.