Creators, tinkerers thrive at Milwaukee Makerspace
By Sheila Julson
There is a hive of creative activity inside an inconspicuous red brick building on Potter Street near the library. »Read more
BVNA announces 2016 Chill on the Hill lineup

Emerald ash borer damage in Milwaukee County Parks
By Sheila Julson
Nearly 3,000 trees have been removed in Milwaukee County Parks since 2009 because they were infested with the invasive emerald ash borer. »Read more
Frolics Meeting May 24


»  Prevent Frozen Water Pipes and Water Meters 
» Bread and Rosa, A Love Story, The bakery that Calogero and Rosalba Canfora built
» Winter Farmers Market January 14
» SPOTTLIGHT — Happy New Year!
» HALL MONITOR — MPS State Report Card Slightly Improved
» Bay View High Class Of 1968 Planning 50th Reunion
» Bay View Resident Tackles Plastic Trash At South Shore Beach
» Bay View in Transition, Part Two
» Who Owns What On Kinnickinnic?, Part Three
» Bay View In Transition
» South Shore Park’s Massive Copper Beech Is No More
» Local Author Seeks Oak Leaf Trail Memories
» SPOTTLIGHT — Is Winter A Good Time To List My Home, or Not?
» IN BALANCE — Hot Flash Help
» PAREN(T)HESIS — Caring For Pets
» HALL MONITOR — Here We Go Again, Budget Edition
» St. Ann Center’s Chili & Jewelry Sale Nov. 18
» Second Annual Christmas on KK Dec. 1
» Tree Lighting with Mr. and Mrs. Claus Dec. 4
» IN BALANCE — Essential Oils for Common Cold Symptoms
» PAREN(T)HESIS — Raising Responsibility
» HALL MONITOR — What Has Changed?
» SPOTTLIGHT — A Tiny Home, Is It For You?
» South Shore Park Boasts New Connection Path
» St. Francis Custom Motorcycle Builder Wins National Competition
» Who Owns What On Kinnickinnic?, Part Two
» Bay View Lions Suspend 2018 South Shore Frolics Festival
» Flu Shots Offered at St. Ann Centers
» Reward Offered for Return of Stolen Firefighter Sculpture
» Bay View Art in the Park Completes Final Year
» Earl Gutbrod Memorial and Life Celebration Oct. 22 
» Stop Sign for Burrell and Deer Intersection
» Bay View Trick or Treat
» BVNA Pumpkin Pavilion Oct. 18 and 19
» PAREN(T)HESIS — Access to Books
» HALL MONITOR — Don’t Make Milwaukee Lake Woebegon
» Who Owns What On Kinnickinnic?, Part 1
» Bay View Schools Cultivate Agriculture and Nutrition Know-how
» SPOTTLIGHT — Is There Any Value to Upgrading My Home?
» HALL MONITOR — A Signature Euphemism; a Daft Solution
» Goodbye Old Friend
» KK’s Glorious Flower Baskets
» Nature Is His Muse
» BOOK REVIEW — You Too Can Can But You Must Can Carefully
» PAREN(T)HESIS — Money Talks
» IN BALANCE — Magnesium: An Essential Mineral for Health
» SPOTTLIGHT — Do You Know What Style Your Home Is?
» Majority of St. Francis Convent Buildings to Be Demolished
» New Planning and Design Study to Address Ongoing Water Quality Problems at South Shore Beach
» Earl Gutbrod Has Retired
» TRAFFIC ALERT:South 1st Street Bascule Bridge Over the Kinnickinnic River to Close for Rehabilitation Project will begin July 10, 2017 and conclude in November 2018, weather permitting
» Spottlight — Selling/Moving With Pets
» Paren(t)thesis — Tough Conversations
» In Balance — Cultivating Compassion
» Bay View Run Series goes the distance for the community
» Bay View keeps pace with Milwaukee’s flourishing mural trend
» Humboldt Park restroom upgrades and new cedar roof completed
» Governor Walker Announces 35 Municipalities to Receive a Total of $13.8 Million to Remove Lead Service Lines
» DPW’s Streetcar construction progress update
» 2017 South Shore Farmers Market Music & Entertainment Schedule
» 2017 Chill on the Hill Schedule
» 2017 Chill on the Hill and South Shore Farmers Market lineups sizzle
» Bay View Art in the Park June 10
» Outpost Natural Foods Co-op Wins Sustainability Star Award 
» Sixth Annual Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Sale 
» Dumbbells for Seniors
» South Shore Farmers Market Opens June 17
» Cream City Real Estate Building Landmark Ceremony June 3
» In Balance — Complementary therapies for mental healthcare
» SPOTTLIGHT — Preparing to put your home up for sale
» PAREN(T)HESIS — Wider perspectives
» MPS students create tiles for local community garden
» Hall Monitor — The MPS Budget and the Resource Gap walked into a bar
» Beloved tailor sews up long career

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