Riverside Athletic Track Fencing – 7/17 Meeting Summary

A community meeting coordinated by Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) was held on July 17th to discuss possible design options on the Riverside University High School (RUHS) Athletic Track improvements in Riverside Park.  Gina Spang, Director of MPS Facilities and Maintenance Services presented current plans for upgrading the rubber track surface with the additions of an underground basin retention area, rain gardens and ADA modifications.

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Reminder: Community Meeting TODAY regarding fencing the track in Riverside Park

From MHNA on July 9: There is a proposal on the table to fence off the track in Riverside Park behind the high school. Ms. Gina Spang from MPS has organized a meeting for neighborhood residents to discuss their concerns. The meeting is to be held at the Urban Ecology Center at 5:30PM on Wednesday, July 17th. If you are concerned about this matter,

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Downer Classic ISCorp Bike Races are coming to the neighborho​od

The Downer Classic ISCorp Bike Races are coming to the neighborhood on Saturday June 29th from 10:30 am to 8:30 pm . These Pro Am bike races are part of the Tour of America’s Dairyland Cycling Series (See www.tourofamericasdairyland.com/schedule/milwaukee-description.php for specific information). International and local racers will provide hours of exciting racing along with other entertainment, kids activities, shopping, food and drink. Make the

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Upcoming Events at Lake Park

Lake Park Concert on July 1: “Musical Monday” begins the 16th season on July 1 with a performance by the Big Top Brass Band. Under the baton of Dr. Nicholas J. Contorno of Marquette University, the Big Top Brass will present the music of America. Concert will go on, rain or shine. Musical Monday concerts are from 6:30-8 p.m. These concerts are FREE and

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Landlord registrati​on program could be eliminated

Statement from Alderman Nik Kovac June 20, 2013 A bill (AB 183/SB179) now moving through the state Legislature would eliminate the City of Milwaukee’s landlord registration program – a highly successful program that has helped to resolve problems and hold landlords accountable when they have problem tenants or are negligent in maintaining a property. The bill has already passed the Assembly, has had a

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East Library is Closing…

Media Advisory EAST LIBRARY IS CLOSING Milwaukee Public Library will hand out “I Closed East Library” mementos at closing celebration on Saturday, June 22nd MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) invites people to “close” East Library. The library will hold a closing celebration on Saturday, June 22nd before closing its doors permanently at 5:00 pm after 45 years of service to the east

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Burglary Suspect Notice

This notice is from Officer Alba at District 1. P.O. JOSE A. ALBA Community Liaison Officer Milwaukee Police Dept. District 1 (414) 935-7701 ——————- BOLO, (be on look out) burglary suspect in sector 120 (east side), officers engaged in a brief chase with suspect yesterday. Suspect on dark dirtbike, first observed Park and Cramer, last scene Locust and Bremen northbound. Green olive drab shirt

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Upcoming Lake Park Events

History Walk – Lake Park Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.;  Meet at the Marcia Coles Community Room (below Lake Park Bistro).  Join members of the Lake Park Friends History Committee as we roam Lake Park in search of its past history. Armed with maps and early 20th Century postcards, we will try to uncover the secrets of Lake Park past.  This walk

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Farewell to East Library; Opening of Temporary Facility

Say farewell to East Library (1910 E. North Ave.) on the last day of service: Saturday, June 22, 2013 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Closing Celebration: Share a memory in the scrapbook; Get your “I Closed East Library” magnet; Say hello to Browser the Library Lion Your East Library is moving temporarily to 2430 N. Murray Ave. beginning July 1, 2013. The temporary site will

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General Membership Meeting: Tuesday, May 28 @ 7:00 PM

Dear Murray Hill Members: This has been one weird year for securing speakers, and I must apologize for last month’s inability to get the word out that Senator Larson had to cancel at the last minute. However, I hope you can join us and our speaker this Tuesday, May 28th. at 7:00 PM at the Urban Ecology Center for our May General Membership Meeting.  Our

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