Archive | April, 2005

$10 Million Addition to La Escuela Fratney

by Suzanne Zipperer In September 1998, the school community at La Escuela Fratney submitted an expansion plan to the Board of School Directors. It was the result of years of planning that involved parents, school staff, and the community. Not being part of the Neighborhood Schools Initiative that built additions to the most crowded schools […]

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Born to Ride

by Sarah Mankowski, photo by Peter DiAntoni For a city of “don’t blink — you might miss it” summers, Milwaukee has a surprisingly fast-growing bike culture. According to David Schlabowske, Milwaukee Program Manager of the Bicycle Federation of WI, “Whatever you want to do, there’s a group of people in Milwaukee that are doing it.” […]

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On Foot – Extending Riverwalk

The Riverwalk that winds through downtown Milwaukee is an icon of the New Urbanism. It threads its way along the base of old factories and towering office buildings, a beautiful, comfortable, human-scale transport system in the heart of the city.

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Further Down Stream April 2005

Holton Liquor, 2305 N. Holton, is being sold to a new owner, Jim Rahim. Mr. Rahim has applied for a liquor license which was approved 5-0 by the Utilities & Licensing Committee (U&L) on March 1. Only one person showed up to voice concerns.Due to the fact that neighbors were not aware of the application, […]

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Drunk on Power … and Beer

At some point in the past, I believe I said that Barhopper was a public service. Why, I don’t know. It must have seemed like a good idea at the time, or maybe just like an idea, which, under the influence of certain ethyl compounds, is enough. But I have gone to the dark side […]

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