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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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Meeting about Liquor License for Blaze Pizza at Oakland and Locust

This invitation is from Alderman Kovac: Dear Neighbor: Operators have applied for a Food Dealer-Restaurant License, Class B Fermented Malt Beverage & Class C Wine Retailer license for Blaze Pizza, proposed to be located in the old Five Guys location at 2901 N. Oakland Ave. Their application indicates that they are proposing to be open until 10 p.m.during the week and midnight on the weekends with beer and wine

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UWM Soccer Activities this Week

There may be some neighborhood impact from Thursday through Saturday due to a tournament on campus. This note is from Alyssa Conrardy in the UWM Neighborhood Relations Office. UWM Neighbors, The Milwaukee women’s soccer team will host the 2017 Horizon League Tournament November 2-4 at Engelmann Stadium later this week. This may impact neighbors due to heavier vehicle and foot traffic in the area. Athletics will reinforce the idling bus

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Milwaukee Pedestrian Plan – Public Involvement Meeting

The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works (DPW) and its partners will host a public involvement meeting on Monday, October 23 to gather community thoughts on “What do you think about walking in Milwaukee?” Get information and share your thoughts, ideas, and suggestions concerning good places as well as challenging places to walk, and what would make walking in Milwaukee safer. Please see the attached

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MHNA October Membership Meeting

Neighbors, We hope you will join us on Tuesday, October 24 at 7PM at the Urban Ecology Center (1500 E Park Place) for our General Membership Meeting. We will be hearing from Milwaukee Riverkeeper about their organization and upcoming opportunities to volunteer.  Additionally, neighborhood resident John Bleidorn will be offering a brief tutorial about how to access property data online (including landlord phone numbers).  And if that

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Warning from the City: Utility Imposters

Alert: Milwaukee Water Works Warns Milwaukee Residents About Utility Imposters The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works/Milwaukee Water Works warns residents to be mindful of persons who try to gain access to their homes by posing as Water Works utility employees. Recently, MWW has received reports that imposters posing as Water Works employees have entered homes on the south side claiming to be checking the

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UWM Note to Neighbors

Hi Neighbors, Below are a few updates from UWM. Spooktacular Neighborhood Clean-Up The Neighborhood Housing Office is hosting a “Spooktacular Neighborhood Clean Up” on Friday, October 20th from 12pm-4pm. Volunteers will be heading out around the neighborhood surrounding campus to pick up garbage. We are encouraging students to get in the holiday spirit and wear costumes. Please do not be alarmed if you see spider man or

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