The FunkClub Wagon has been bringing live music to the streets (and waterways) of the Milwaukee area during the pandemic by performing on a trailer pulled by a van. They'll be in Enderis Park this week.
When I heard Turner Sports' Ernie Johnson say he grew up on 68th Street in Tosa, it caught my ear, because it's not too far from where I live. Turns out it's even closer than I thought.
We talked to a number of local realtors to get their suggestions for the Brew City neighborhoods that are less well-known but offer great amenities at a competitive price.
In addition to the "green necklace" of Milwaukee County Parks draped so alluringly around the area, MPS owns 52 neighborhood playfields that add a dose of green space - and fun - to some Milwaukee neighborhoods. One of those is Enderis Playfield, a New Deal-era gem built by the WPA.
With its intimate triangle-shaped bar, midcentury modern architecture, a welcoming owner, a killer fish fry and a site with more than 165 years of tavern history, Gard's, 7170 W. Burleigh St., is truly a gem.
Many people - including me - only know Schoonmaker Creek as what looks more like a culvert running through the Washington Highlands. But it actually originates a few miles to the northwest, hidden from view. A meeting this week discusses ideas on how to prevent it flooding.
Thanks to another generous donation from WaterStone Bank, the ice rink at Center Street Park will be back this winter - bringing with it a new pond hockey tournament. The rink will be open for skating on Saturday, Dec. 17, weather permitting.
A business and residential alliance looking to create more vibrant commercial corridors on W. Burleigh St. and W. Lisbon Ave. will hold its kickoff meeting early next week at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27.
Alderman Michael J. Murphy invites community members to the launch of the Enderis Park Farmers Market on Sunday, June 19 to browse fresh locally-grown fruits and vegetables, and locally-crafted foods and beverages.
Husband-and-wife team Rita and Al Hill opened Biggie Subs & Deli Shop, 6602 W. Lisbon Ave., on April 1.
Common Council President Michael J. Murphy will participate in the ribbon cutting and opening reception for the rink at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 17 at Center Street Park, 6420 W. Clarke St. Other partners in the initiative will also take part, including Roscoe, the Milwaukee Admirals mascot.
A new skating rink in Center Street Park on the border between Wauwatosa and Enderis Park is coming along nicely.
Even with no residency requirement, municipal workers living in Enderis Park are choosing to stay inside city limits, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Two years before the 72-acre subdivision was platted in 1925, newspapers carried advertisements placed by landowner and seller Wisconsin Land and Realty Exchange boasting of Gale Crest Park's unique-ness. "Gale Crest Park is a revelation - why? Because it's a sub-division that is different ... It's new in idea, in design and environments. No home site has ever been offered at the price to equal the value."
Last month we wrote about a plan to create Lisbon Food Village on the city's West Side. Today we got some new renderings of the proposed project and a link to a website that's been launched.