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Riverside Rummage Sale: Saturday May 18

On Saturday, May 18th, 9 to 3, Riverside University High School Foundation will hold the seventh annual Rummage Sale and Flea Market in the gym at 1615 East Locust. The foundation is made up of alumna and retirees from Riverside whose sole purpose is to fund scholarships and special programs for the students and staff of the school. The annual rummage sale is the

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Project Clean and Green

From the City: The 2013 Project Clean & Green program will run from April 15 through June 4, 2013. Now is the perfect time to get rid of unwanted furniture, mattresses, household items, up to 5 tires, and extra recyclables for free when you place them at your usual garbage collection point – either the curb or alley line – on your regular collection

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East Library Meeting: April 10

All neighbors are welcome to attend the upcoming meeting to discuss and provide feedback on design issues for the new East Library and get updates on the temporary East Library facility. Comments from the first listening session held on Dec 11,2012 can be found at the Milwaukee Public Library web site: www.mpl.org – then choosing “East Library Redevelopment Update” and then “Read community comments”.

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UWM Friends Booksale: April 9 and 10

The Friends of the UWM Golda Meir Library will hold their spring used book sale April 9-10, 2013. Over 6,000 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 UWM library. The booksale is open to the public on:

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Residency Requirement Legislation

From Alderman Kovak: The City of Milwaukee needs your help with an issue that’s of critical importance to our future. Since 1938, Milwaukee has required all city employees to live within its municipal boundaries. The residency requirement has helped maintain a strong middle class in our neighborhoods, bolstered property values and ensured that municipal employees live among the people they serve. But now, Governor

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East Library Will Relocate for Summer; Plans Public Meeting

From Alderman Kovac: Milwaukee Public Library’s East Library will be relocated during the construction phase of the new East Branch at 1910 East North Avenue. The library will move to a temporary site located at 2430 North Murray Avenue this summer. East Branch is part of a multi-use development featuring 99 apartments, a 16,000 square-foot library and retail space on the first floor and

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Gerry Broderick at General Membership Meeting: Tuesday, March 26

Come join your neighbors this Tuesday at 7:00 pm at the Urban Ecology Center, 1500 East Park Place to hear Supervisor Gerry Broderick talk about the recent development within County government. Maybe you want to hear his views, an give your own views, on the proposed cuts in supervisor pay and responsibilities, or perhaps the brouhaha between Chef Flynn and Sheriff Clark; how should

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Lake Park Friends – Whooping Crane Presentation

Lake Park Friends is welcoming the public to the free presentation on “Wisconsin Whooping Crane Re-Introduction” on Sunday April 7, 1:00 pm in the Lake Park Pavilion, Marcia Coles Community Room. Joan Garland, the International Crane Foundation Outreach Coordinator, will talk about the exciting restoration program currently underway in Wisconsin. The elegant and endangered whooping crane, once almost extinct, is on the verge of

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