Harbor district

Milwaukee-walks_fullsize_story1

Milwaukee walks: Exploring Brew City neighborhoods

Published July 31, 2020

For the past couple years, I've been walking Milwaukee-area neighborhoods with readers via a series of Facebook lives. Here is an ongoing collection of the walks, which you can watch any time via the embedded links below. Keep checking back because I'll add more as I do them.

Mke-urban-stables-collaboration_fullsize_story1

Partnerships provide push for new Milwaukee Urban Stables

Published April 30, 2019

On Tuesday morning, when a group of dignitaries pokes shovels into the earth to kick off construction of the new Milwaukee Urban Stables along the Kinnickinnic River on the South Side, it is breaking ground in more than just a literal sense.

Fowler-firehouse-project_fullsize_story1

20 years later, Fowlers' dream of owning Bartlett firehouse is reality

Published Dec. 7, 2018

Sometimes, a little waiting - and maybe a little timing - is all it takes. Just ask Lincoln and Lilith Fowler, who still have photographs they took of each other outside the former firehouse at 1945 N. Bartlett Ave. 20 years ago on their fridge. The Fowlers bought the 1886 building earlier this year.

uffyrdrfsueqrvyebebvsdbacvdxyvuuvav
1st-street-bridge_fullsize_story1

1st Street Bridge is reopening, that's worth celebrating

Published Nov. 15, 2018

On Friday at 3:15 p.m., Mayor Tom Barrett and Alds Jose Perez and Tony Zielinski will lead a toast to celebrate the re-opening of the South 1st Street Bascule Bridge over the Kinnickinnic River, just north of the Lincoln Warehouse.

Harbor-district-live_fullsize_story1

Milwaukee Walks: Lilith Fowler and Bobby Tanzilo talk Harbor District

Published Oct. 15, 2018

Thanks to the hard work of many committed folks, Milwaukee is rapidly transforming the Harbor District. There's so much going on that we decided to take a short stroll with Harbor District Executive Director Lilith Fowler, so she could tell us more. We chatted for a Facebook Live, which you can watch here.

Mke-mocktails-boone-and-crockett_fullsize_story1

Milwaukee Mocktails: Boone & Crockett

Published Aug. 16, 2018

Have you gone on a frontier adventure to Boone & Crockett's new location? But even if you have ventured to where "National meets the water," have you discovered Boone & Crockett's refreshing mocktails, as well?

R1ver_fullsize_story1

Michels announces details of R1ver development on the edge of Bay View

Published Aug. 6, 2018

Last week, Michels Corp. began demolishing the former Milwaukee Fire Department high-pressure pumping station in Bay View in preparation for a new development it had announced after buying the site in April 2017 for $3.6 million. Now, the details of that development on South 1st Street have been released.

Harbor-district-harbor-fest_fullsize_story1

The Harbor District: A new Milwaukee neighborhood is in the works

Published Sept. 22, 2017

In 2015, the Milwaukee Harbor District was established to develop a plan to redevelop the area south of the Third Ward, east of Walker's Point and north of Bay View. To raise awareness of the plan and the area, the first Harbor Fest takes place Oct. 7.