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Local Farmer Open House at Urban Ecology Center

It’s time to dream about fresh baby lettuce, juicy sweet corn, sweet melons and heirloom tomatoes. And it’s almost time for the annual Local Farmer Open House – Saturday, March 10, 2018 at the Urban Ecology Center in Riverside Park. This free event is a once-a-year opportunity to talk with local farmers and learn about their growing practices and their different Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) subscription options. Find the

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Quarterly Crime Analysis Meetings with MPD D1

Neighbors, Captain Diana Rowe and other representatives from Milwaukee Police District One will be hosting quarterly crime analysis meetings in 2018. The first meeting will be held on Thursday, February 1 at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital, 2350 N Lake Drive, in the First Floor Conference Room beginning at 6:00 PM. Please download this flyer for details and information on future meetings.


MAM Makers Market – This Weekend!

The MAM Maker Market 2018 is this weekend: Saturday, January 27th 2018 from 10 AM – 2 PM. Attending this event is a fun way to support one of Murray Hill’s neighborhood schools – Maryland Avenue Montessori School.  This is the 4th annual Market and the curated collection of Makers of Beautiful Things is among the best they have had, ever! Please save the date, plan

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January Membership Meeting

Neighbors, We hope you all had a good holiday and start of the new year!  Please join us for our January General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, January 23 at 7 PM at the Urban Ecology Center (1500 E Park Place).  We have a full agenda planned and our guests include: Jamie Ferschinger – UEC branch manager for a brief welcome BID (Business Improvement District) Roundup! Updates on

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River Revitalization Volunteers Needed

Help improve Milwaukee River Habitat! Mondays: 2:00PM-4:00PM Fridays: 1:00PM-4:00PM 1st and 2nd Saturdays (February – November): 9:00AM-12:00PM F.O.R.B. (Fostering Our Riparian Biodiversity) is River Revitalization Foundation’s volunteer opportunity! Participate in land restoration activities with RRF Land Manager and Field Supervisor. Meet and work alongside individuals passionate about the natural world and preserving its integrity! Activities could include, but are not limited to: removing invasive species, establishing native

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Take the Milwaukee Pedestrian Plan Survey

The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works (DPW) is seeking input from the community about walking in Milwaukee for the City’s first Pedestrian Plan. The Milwaukee Pedestrian Plan is being developed by DPW in partnership with Toole Design Group and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The overall goal is to make getting around the city safer, easier, and more comfortable for pedestrians. Our team

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TBEY Holiday Party

TBEY is a community arts group located at Prospect and North. Click here to download a PDF with information about their December 21 Holiday Gathering.


RUHS Swing Choir Holiday Concert

Click here to download a PDF with additional details about Riverside University High School’s Swing Choir Holiday Concert. Sounds of the Season II Performance Riverside University High School Swing Choir Thursday, December 7, 2017 7 to 9 pm (performance at 7:30) Urban Ecology Center 1500 East Park Place Snacks and libations served More details available here.


Baccanera (formerly Eastsider) Tavern License Meeting

Message from Alderman Kovac… Dear Neighbor: New operators have applied for a Class B Tavern license for Baccanera, proposed to be located in the current “Eastsider” location at 1732 E. North Ave. The current owner would be selling the business to the new operators who would be taking over the lease. They are planning on doing some renovations to the interior and changing the establishment’s current plan

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Fall Leaf Collection Deadline Extended

What Happens to My Leaves? Leaves are taken to the Waste Management compost site where Purple Cow Organics manages the material for 4 – 6 months to create a rich compost. Compost is then sold locally. Compost is a natural fertilizer that returns nutrients to the soil, improves its ability to absorb rain water, and keeps valuable resources out of the landfill. Fall Leaf Collection City

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