A penchant for heirlooms — Plant Land features ‘hand-me-down seeds’
By Katherine Keller
When Carolyn Male’s book about heirloom tomatoes was published 15 years ago... »Read more
Suds and sausage, soon


Chasing Tales, new play and learn center in Oak Creek
By Monica Maniaci
If you’re a parent with young children and are looking for something to do with your kids this summer... »Read more
Colectivo rolls out Troubadour Bakery 

News

» Tippecanoe Library’s Renovation: Public Meeting July 30, 6-7:30pm
» 19th District Assembly Seat Candidate Forum Monday, August 4 in Bay View
» SEWISC presents free field training on Emerald Ash Borer and Invasive Plants
» A penchant for heirlooms — Plant Land features ‘hand-me-down seeds’
» Chasing Tales, new play and learn center in Oak Creek
» Suds and sausage, soon
» Jacob’s Well Café — coffee and a purpose
» Ricky — Bay View’s bedbug detecting beagle
» Colectivo rolls out Troubadour Bakery 
» Humboldt Park Beer Garden open
» More delays for Artstop project
» Boulevard building sold
» Paren(t)hesis — Lost Tooth
» Humboldt Park Beer Garden grand opening June 30th 
» City offering 1,000 free trees for Milwaukee residents June 27
» Animal boarding facility request for Bay View to be considered at by zoning board
» TONIGHT: Green Night at Chill on the Hill; Extra Crispy Brass Band and Humboldt Park/Journey House CLC Drumline
» ATTORNEY GENERAL J.B. VAN HOLLEN FILES WITH U.S. COURT OF APPEALS SEVENTH CIRCUIT EMERGENCY MOTION FOR TEMPORARY STAY IN THE MATTER OF WOLF, ET AL. V. WALKER, ET AL. 
» New name for Art Stop 
» All Abilities Playground planned for St. Francis 
» City’s new Bike Safety Awareness Week
» Tiny doors in Humboldt Park
» Building innovation at BVMHS — a cargo bike and Bevin’s skiff
» Bay View post office building owner cited with host of code violations
» George Washington Bay View American Legion Post 180
» Teaching aquaponics to the next generation
» Some lingering opposition to Dover teacher housing
» Wisconsin Energy Foundation saves Frolics parade, again; but more donations needed
» Update concerning the Texas Avenue Pumping Station pipe repair process
» “Risking Everything: A Freedom Summer Exhibit for Young People” at UWM’s Golda Mier Library May 19 to June 6
» Milwaukee County residents encouraged to help stop Emerald Ash Borer spread
» Did you know Frank Gomez or John E. Milanowski? — DC Vietnam Memorial project needs their photos
» Bay View Library Super Reader kick-off event is Wed., June 11, 6-7pm
» Community gardens in Milwaukee will require permit
» Engberg Anderson architects selected for Tippe Library full-scale renovation
» South Shore Frolics — Parade needs $13,000 — Can you help?
» Milwaukee Recreation’s Seniorfest 2014 is June 11
» South Milwaukee Downtown Market opens June 5 at temporary, alternative location
» Compare four versions of site plan for Dover Street School Development
» Developers and Zielinski agree to scaled down Dover School redevelopment plan
» Help BVNA clean up Bay View Park Thursday, May 8 from 6:30-8pm
» Ald. Bob Donovan blames City fathers not protecting citizens from stabbings, homicides, prostitution, and tumbling property values
» Down & Over pub building for sale
» Download 2014 Chill On The Hill Schedule
» 2,500+ Milwaukee children set to perform together at 45th MPS’ Biennial Music Festival, celebrating 90 years of student musicians
» BVNA 2014 Chill on the Hill Schedule
» Faust Music building redevelopment meeting May 21
» Bay View dog park opens May 8
» Lazy Susan
» Recycling drive to fund new canine unit
» Outpost to open Mequon store
» Low flow toilet rebate begins May 1
» Bay View Tragedy commemoration May 4
» Freedom Summer exhibit
» South Shore Beach Clean Up May 3
» Bike and city equipment sale May 10
» ShredFest May 10
» BVGAYS plant sale May 31
» BVNA plant sale May 17
» Herb Fair May 24
» Seventh Annual Fair Trade Crawl May 10
» Local student accepted to Joffrey Ballet’s summer dance program
» Mosaic mural bedecks BVMHS façade
» New chamber serves South Shore and beyond
» Milwaukee Urban Discovery Farm
» BID #44 may move funds for Art Stop Project
» Bay View business welcomes gamers
» Prime Cut takes final bow
» Moe Meyer
» THE FINE PRINT — What should I know before I buy a condominium?
» HALL MONITOR — Testing, testing, 1-2-3-infinity
» PAREN(T)HESIS — Caring for all Milwaukee kids
» House fire on Fulton Street
» Voter registration resolution passes Milwaukee County Board
» Mayor Barrett not surprised about PSC’s ruling on proposed streetcar tab to move utilities

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