Eastside Neighborho​od Meet and Greet, September 27, 4:30pm

This note is from Heather Harbach at UWM…. ——————– Hello everyone! I’m sending this email to invite you to an event this Friday, September 27 at 4:30pm. Join UWM staff, Milwaukee Police Department and UWM Police Department, along with your fellow neighbors, for some socializing and conversation on the 3000 Block of Cramer. We will have UWM’s famous Panther Paw cookies on hand for

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Grand Opening of the Milwaukee Rotary Centennial Arboretum

All are welcome to celebrate the Grand Opening of the Milwaukee Rotary Centennial Arboretum on Saturday, September 28th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at Riverside Park (1500 E. Park Place). This new 40 acre area of plants, trees and shrubs features a rare oak savannah habitat. Enjoy music, craft, exploration and fun for the whole family. Tours start at 10 am and the

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UWM Library Fall Used Book Sale – Sept. 24-25 Open to the Public

Friends of the UWM Golda Meir Library will hold their fall used book sale September 24-25, 2013. Over 5,000 books in a wide variety of genres — including contemporary fiction, foreign languages, history, biography, and poetry — will be offered. The sale will be held in the fourth floor Conference Center of the library. Days and hours are: Tue., Sept. 24, 10 am to

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Cambridge Woods Rummage Sale

Our neighboring Neighborhood Association is having a rummage sale… =================================== Cambridge Woods Neighborhood is having their annual fall rummage sale on Saturday,  Sept 14th from 9 am- 3pm and all are welcome.  Stop in at  3215 (garage), 3347. 3307 and 3423 (garage) Bartlett;   3139 and 3307(garage off Hartford) Newhall;  the boat house, 3204,   3226 on Cambridge;  1504(garage) Newport;  and 1529 Hartford. Enjoy a bit

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Lake Park: History and Nature

Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Marcia Coles Community Room 3133 E. Newberry Blvd., lower level.   Are you interested in knowing more about the park you love? Join us as Gil Walter, Lake Park Friends’ history and nature guru, gives a presentation and answers your questions. Refreshments provided. This program is open to all.

A Free Library and a Great Block Party

The 3100-3200 North Cramer Street blocks of neighbors recently had their 8th Annual Block Party with the activity of designing and creating a free library along with fun, scrumptious food and great conversations for all.  The neighbors, their kids, UWM students, friends and relatives gathered on a warm Saturday afternoon and evening to meet new neighbors and renew friendship … but they accomplished something

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East Siders Raise Stink Over Rented Mansions

In case you missed this in the paper… ——————– By Don Walker of the Journal Sentinel Sept. 4, 2013 East side residents living near two mansions that have been rented out to visitors for short-term stays told city officials on Wednesday night they are frustrated more isn’t being done to stop the practice. But Art Dalhberg, commissioner of the Department of Neighborhood Services,

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Armed Robbery Alert

Passing this on from UWM Police. ———————— An armed robbery took place at 12:04 a.m. on Thursday, August 29, 2013 in the 2900 block of N Murray AV about two blocks south of campus between E Locust ST and E Linnwood AV. More details are online at: The Milwaukee Police Department is investigating this incident. Please call its Tip Line, (414) 935-7360, if you

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MHNA Fall Newsletter & UNITE Flyer

Check out the Fall, 2013 (Volume 12, Issue 1) edition of the Murray Hill newsletter on our web page at: Also, read the “Murray Hill Neighborhood Association Welcomes You to the Neighborhood” flyer. This MHNA handout was  delivered to students living off campus in our neighborhood  as part of the University UNITE (University-Neighborhood Initiative to Engage) effort.