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One More Week of Early Voting at UWM Zelazo Center

Early Voting in Our Neighborhood! All Milwaukee residents, not just UWM students, can vote early at a special polling location located at the Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Room 171, 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd. Remaining dates for early voting at the Zelazo Center follow: Saturday, Oct. 27 — 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28 — 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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October Murray Hill Meeting

Neighbors, We hope you can join us for out October membership meeting, which will be on Tuesday, October 23 at 7PM at the Urban Ecology Center – Riverside Park branch, 1500 E Park Place. Our main speaker will be Bonnie Halvorsen, Campus Farm Partnerships Manager for UWM.  She is a card-carrying foodie and gardener and believes in the therapeutic aspects of growing, eating, and sharing good

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Fall Leaf Raking

From the Department of Public Works: Rake Your Leaves into the Street Beginning October 1, 2018 The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works (DPW) announces that residents may rake their leaves into the curb lanes beginning Monday, October 1 and ending Thursday, November 15, 2018. Actual collection of leaves will begin on Monday, October 8. Leaves and brush, along with other yard waste,

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Downer Avenue Haunted Halloween

Grab your kids and costumes and get up on Downer to trick-or-treat at our businesses, enjoy the amazing Halloween-themed chalk artistry, stroll along with our accordian player, and buy your pumpkin at St. Mark’s Church! Vote for your favorite pumpkin from our businesses as they compete to win our carving contest this year while you earn your chance to win great prizes. Kids can

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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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