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How to be generous on a budget in the new year

Published Jan. 10, 2020

The season of giving doesn't have to end with the start of the new year. Learn how to give back to the community without straining your wallet, with the help of Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.

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Skyline Music Series announces its 2018 lineup

Published April 19, 2018

Warmer weather has finally arrived - and with it, a new summer music festival announcement. COA's Skyline Music Series today announced the lineup of musical entertainment headed to Kadish Park this summer.

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COA programs support families all year long

Published May 6, 2015

With summer fast approaching, you may be wondering where to enroll your children for summer camp. Or you may be looking to become more involved within your community and want opportunities to volunteer your time or donate gently used school supplies, books or clothing. COA is one such option.

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Well-rounded afterschool programs are essential to year-long success

Published Dec. 5, 2014

As students approach the midpoint of another school year, there is a central conversation among parents and guardians regarding the quality of education their children receive at school. Part of those conversations should also focus on afterschool care, which is a prime opportunity for student enrichment.

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Art project teaches Doerfler students about advocacy and community engagement

Published Nov. 12, 2014

Today, I got an email from my friends at Artists Working in Education (A.W.E.) about a project the group did this autumn with kids at MPS' south side Anna F. Doerfler Community School in conjunction with Layton Boulevard West Neighbors (LBWN) and the COA CLC program. What's it all about? Read on.

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COA to leave Bayshore

Published May 20, 2013

COA, a Mexican eatery at Bayshore Town Center (5750 N. Port Washington Rd.), will close its doors on June 30.

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Cocoon Room spreads its creative wings

Published May 18, 2013

Recently, four Milwaukee creatives opened the Cocoon Room, 820 E. Locust St. The goal of the group is to provide artists and musicians a space to share and sell their work as well as provide educational outreach to the community.

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Margaritas get a holiday

Published Feb. 18, 2013

Apparently, Friday, Feb. 22 is National Margarita Day which is enough of a reason for me to treat myself to a salty-rimmed libation after what will be, most likely, a long week.

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OnMilwaukee.com recommends, Dec. 15, 2012

Published Dec. 15, 2012

A remastered record, mouthwatering margaritas and an unlikely air freshener - this and more is tickling our fancies this week. Read on and check out what stuff we like in this week's OnMilwaukee.com Recommends.

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Counting the dollars on your plate

Published Oct. 29, 2012

Maybe you've done it yourself, or have seen someone else do it in a restaurant. A look at the menu and its prices and a double-take. Maybe even a spit-take. I've made a plate of pasta, you've thought - or you've heard someone say - and it can't possibly cost $22. If you've never worked in a restaurant, you might be forgiven for not really understanding what goes into pricing a menu.

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El Sol provides fresh, warm tortillas todos los días

Published May 1, 2012

When Daniel Chairez decided he wanted to open a tortilla business in Milwaukee, he went to Texas to train with professional tortilla makers. In 2009, he opened Tortilleria El Sol which now makes thousands of tortillas every day and has accounts with COA, Bel Air Cantina and more.

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COA misses the mark

Published Dec. 19, 2011

COA is billed as "The Heart of Mexican Street Food." I just didn't know that the street they were talking about was Rodeo Drive.