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.

Reminder: Report It! Record It!

Good morning, As we all are no doubt aware, the UWM fall semester is about to begin. Those of us who have lived in the area for long know what to expect. We are about to see a dramatic increase in nighttime disruptions. A couple of years ago, MHNA developed the Report It / Record It program with MPD District 1. This program is

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2013 G.E. Community Service Day – A Huge Success!

Riverside University HS – Beautified for the New School Year The 2013 G.E. Community Service day on Wednesday, August 21st at Riverside University High School saw the volunteering efforts  of over 300 G.E. employees as well as students, parents and community members.  The walls, ceilings and radiators were painted; the school grounds were cleaned and upgraded; furniture was moved; and welcoming inspiration wards and quotes

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Invitation to the SSPP Block Party September 14

To: Murray Hill Neighborhood Association You and your neighborhood are invited to the family-friendly SS. Peter and Paul Parish annual festival “Block Party” on September 14, 2013. Again this year we have The Eddie Butts Band playing in the evening. I’d like to get the word out to people who may not be parishioners, but would enjoy this neighborhood festival. We’re on the corner

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Meeting: Another Bar on North Avenue?

From Alderman Kovac… —————————————————— Dear Resident, I am hosting a neighborhood meeting regarding a NEW application for a Class B Tavern License, Public Entertainment Premises License and Center for Visual and Performing Arts License for the Library Club, which inhabits the space beneath Beans & Barley. Sam Asad, the applicant, will be there to present his plan of operation for the establishment. You are

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East Library – First Auction Results and Future Dates

The first auction of Herman Miller Eames furniture from East Library was held at the end of July at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers.  The proceeds amounted to more than $10,000 — a great success!  These funds will be added to the budget for public art for East Library. The next auction is set for August 21 in Chicago with subsequent auction dates scheduled for September

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Tall Grass/Noxious Weeds Ordinance Change Now in Effect

Amended City of Milwaukee Ordinance 80-17-2 & 80-17-6 took effect August 10. Property owners in the City of Milwaukee are advised that a City ordinance amendment concerning tall grass and noxious weeds on their property is now in effect. What has changed? City Ordinance 80-17-2 is amended to read in part: “…no turf grass or weeds of any kind shall be permitted to grow

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Eat Local Resource Fair: Saturday, August 17

Eat Local Resource Fair Saturday, August 17, 2013 11 am – 3pm at the Urban Ecology Center in Riverside Park (1500 E. Park Pl, Milwaukee 53211) Free (but donations appreciated)   • Shop local food producers at the market • Get information, tips, ideas and tools for enjoying local foods year round • Attend workshops and cooking demonstrations • Lunch available for purchase •

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Update on Robbery/Sexual Assault Suspects

August 6, 2013 Notice from MPD District 1: Regarding the east side robberies/ sex assaults we have developed several suspects, some of whom are in custody on other offences while awating the results of fornsic/physical evidence. The investigation is fluid and disseminating too much information regarding may compromise the integrity of the investigation. Forensic results will be in later this week and will obviously

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