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Urban spelunking: A last look at Red Dot in East Tosa

Published June 11, 2019

The former home of Red Dot, 6715 W. North Ave., is about to be razed and replaced. Though the stout, one-story building isn't exceptionally beautiful, it does carry a quadruple load of hyperlocal Tosa history.


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.


Urban spelunking: Hoyt Park's Great Hall

Published Jan. 19, 2017

Looking for an unusual place to watch the Packers take on the Falcons this Sunday in the NFC title game? Hoyt Park in Wauwatosa has the perfect spot. Located between The Landing Beer Garden and the Hoyt Park Pool is a Grand Hall that was built in the '30s by the WPA.


Hoyt Park Pool brings Tosa back to the water this spring

Published March 28, 2011

There's been a lot of construction going on in Hoyt Park lately, but that's good news for Wauwautosa and nearby communities. That work -- due to come to an end in May -- is prepping a brand new Hoyt Park Pool. A grand opening ceremony is slated for May 28.


Local families choose homeschooling

Published Dec. 21, 2009

Homeschooled children are like conventionally-schooled kids: you can't group them into one category. Here is a glimpse into the lives of a few homeschooling families living in the Milwaukee area.

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