Enderis park

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FunkClub Wagon brings the music to the people

Published July 21, 2020

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.

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Urban Spelunking: New Deal-era Enderis Playfield is a WPA gem

Published Sept. 20, 2018

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.

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Hidden Gem: Gard's

Published Aug. 10, 2018

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.

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You might not know that this creek runs under your neighborhood

Published Nov. 6, 2017

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.

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Ice skating returns to Center Street Park

Published Dec. 15, 2016

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.

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Westown Crossing holds kickoff meeting next week

Published Sept. 23, 2016

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.

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Enderis Park Farmers Market launches June 19

Published June 14, 2016

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.

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Ribbon cutting, reception marks opening of Center Street Park ice rink

Published Jan. 15, 2015

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.

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Gale Crest goal was to create a park-like neighborhood

Published June 2, 2013

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."

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An updated look at Lisbon Food Village

Published March 8, 2012

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.