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 •
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
The first time offered, this free, self-guided tour of the diverse gardens of Milwaukee’s Eastside neighborhoods attracted an estimated 600 – 700+ people on Sunday, July 28th from communities as far as Holy Hill and Racine, as well as many more local residents. People picked up maps of garden locations/directions at the Northpoint Lighthouse or the Urban Ecology Center, where they had a chance
Consider volunteering a few hours to help beautify our neighborhood school, Riverside University High School, for the upcoming school year. The community is encouraged to join RUHS Staff, Parents and Students to volunteer for GE Day. See flyer below for additional details.
Mayor Barrett, Alderman Nik Kovac, County Executive Chris Abele, Milwaukee Public Library Director Paula Kiely and representatives from HSI Properties officiated in the Ground Breaking for the new East Library on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 on the site of the former East Library. The former East library is now in piles of debris and the wood from the trees on the former library grounds
Mayor Barrett, 3rd District Alderman Kovac, Milwaukee Public Library Director Paula Kiely, representatives from HSI Properties and other dignitaries will break ground for the new East Library at its former site (1910 E. North Avenue) on Tuesday, July 30that 1:30 pm. The community is invited to witness and partake in the next step of the development of the East Library.
The public is most welcome to partake in Eastside Garden Walk on Sunday, July 28th from 10am to 4pm. The free, self-guided tour will feature up to two-dozen gardens in the area bordered by: North Avenue, Lake Michigan, Edgewood Avenue and the Milwaukee River. The diversity of the East Side is reflected in the diversity of its homes and gardens. The gardens, in various
The 5th Annual UWM Dump n’ Run sponsored by the UWM Neighborhood Housing Office and the Office of Sustainability with be held this Saturday, July 27th from 9:00 am- 2:00 pm at the UWM Zelazo Center (2419 E. Kenwood Blvd) Parking lot. In case of rain, Dump n’ Run items will be available in the UWM Zelazo Center off the parking lot. Sustainability in
From Alderman Kovak: Dear Eastside Residents and Businesses, Riverside University High School and I invite you to a Community Coffee Meeting that will focus on the neighboring businesses and residents of Riverside University High School. Two meetings are being held. One will be on Tuesday, July 23rd, and the other will take place on Thursday, July 25th, both at 9:00 am in Room 207
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.