Results tagged with 'menomonee river'
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.
Published June 28, 2016
You owe it to yourself to spend a day enjoying Milwaukee's current Downtown transformation from the wonderful waterways that have always been here, seeing the city from the inside out at a leisurely pace that's also a good workout (and could involve beers).
Published Sept. 28, 2015
Today, Milwaukee Riverkeeper released its fifth Annual Milwaukee River Basin Report Card, a detailed summary of the health of the Milwaukee, Menomonee and Kinnickinnic River watersheds. Overall, the Milwaukee River Basin received a C- in 2014, slightly lower than 2013's overall grade of a C, but up from 2011's overall D+.
Published Aug. 10, 2015
We stopped in at the Michigan Street Bridge house to talk to Bridge Operations Supervisor Timothy Thompson and Bridge Operator Chris Neldner, both 26-year veterans of Milwaukee's lift bridges, which have been opening at a record rate this year thanks to the high water levels. Here, they tell us about the various facets of the bridges and their jobs.
Published July 23, 2015
She said/she said is a series of rapid reviews written by the intrepid duo, Lori Fredrich (the foodie) and Carolynn Buser (the socialite). Tune in weekly for our latest meanderings on hot spots around town. This week we're at Twisted Fisherman for happy hour.
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