Milwaukee County Parks has announced that the deep-well pools that it operates will not open this year, due to the difficulties of social distancing, limits on social gatherings and a lack of lifeguards.
On late Friday - after numerous other cities around the country limited traffic on some streets to make room for pedestrians and bikes - the City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County announced the Active Streets initiative to, "provide additional temporary recreation spaces for people to safely engage in physical activities such as walking, biking, or running," during the pandemic.
This year's July 3 Lakefront Fireworks show, presented by American Family Insurance, T&M Partners, Milwaukee Brewers and Milwaukee County Parks, has fizzled thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers announced today.
The Ravine Road - which snakes through Lake Park from up where Newberry Boulevard meets the park down to Lincoln Memorial Drive - has been closed for years while Milwaukee County has figured out what to do about the endangered Ferry & Clas-designed bridge that spans it. A petition seeks to ensure that it is ultimately reopened.
Last week, the Bucks and the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin (F&MCW) health network unveiled the newly made-over basketball courts at Washington Park, which was designed by landmark landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.
Eleven more Milwaukee County Parks maps are getting a makeover this year with the help of 11 artists with Milwaukee connections.
For its fourth appearance at the Boerner Botanical Gardens in Whitnall Park, China Lights, which opened this weekend and runs until Oct. 20, features a regiment of the Terracotta Warriors, who stand proud behind their horses, glowing from inside.
The County Parks headquarters, 9508 W. Watertown Plank Rd., sits alone atop high ground on the Milwaukee County Grounds overlooking Watertown Plank Road, a not especially expressionistic cream city brick structure that is full of history that it embraces quietly. We went inside to learn more.
A Chicago-based company is on the docket to manage food, beverage and events operations at Bradford Beach in 2019.
As Bartolotta Restaurant Group turns its lakefront focus to the roundhouse at McKinley Marina, the Musa family, which runs Casablanca on Brady Street, is in talks to take over the former custard and burgers stand at the foot of Northpoint hill.
A report released today recommends that the Domes be demolished and replaced with a new horticultural conservatory that would be paired with a new Milwaukee Public Museum in Mitchell Park on Milwaukee's South Side.
County Executive Chris Abele announced that the County has been awarded a $2 million grant to help fund the projected $2.5 million work to "reopen (the) bridge (and) road for public use."
This summer, if after watching the World Cup you feel inspired to get outside and kick the ball around, we've got the perfect way to do it: FootGolf, which is fun and exactly what it sounds like and offered by the Milwaukee County Parks at four local courses.
According to a statement released Tuesday morning, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele has proposed abandoning the pay to park program he included in the 2018 county budget.
A public-private partnership has been floated to build a $2.8 million Felix Mantilla Little League baseball complex in Baran Park that would help further promote athletics and academics on the South Side.