Archive | May 2014

Further Down Stream May 2014

SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK – “Exit, pursued by a bear…” Optimist Theatre presents The Winter’s Tale on the hillside of Kadish Park on June 12 (media preview), June 13-15, 19-22, and 26-29. All shows are free and start at 8PM. Director M.L. Cogar describes The Winter’s Tale as, “a panoramic adventure-romance that showcases some of […]

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Editorial – Win, Win, Win

I have been a long-time supporter of building the Beerline Bike and Pedestrian Trail from Gordon Park down to Riverboat Road, and I am proud this was accomplished. I work with River Revitalization Foundation; their mission as well as my own is to improve all people’s access to river lands and water while restoring as […]

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Apartments and Climbing Gym Propsed on North Avenue

Mandel Group proposes a 46-unit apartment complex with Adventure Rock Climbing Gym on North Avenue and the west bank of the Milwaukee River. The original master plan that was approved (with much controversy) for the Jewel Osco development in 1998 included bluff development and a small park at North Avenue. Jewel Osco eventually sold to […]

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