Ald. Tony Zielinski

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Lead Transparency Resolution Challenges Health Department to Educate the Public About Lead in Water
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Lead Transparency Resolution Challenges Health Department to Educate the Public About Lead in Water

News release from Alderman Tony Zielinski

Resolution by Ald. Zielinski seeks tougher laws for violent offenders
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Resolution by Ald. Zielinski seeks tougher laws for violent offenders

Additional legislation would direct DOA to create emergency assistance plan for city employees who are on the job

Murder of city worker hits close to home
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Murder of city worker hits close to home

Statement from Alderman Tony Zielinski March 24, 2017

Kinn micro-hotel eyes January open in Bay View’s KK business district
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Kinn micro-hotel eyes January open in Bay View’s KK business district

The location takes advantage of the walkable neighborhood and the many nearby dining, tavern and theater options.

City of Milwaukee Announces An Organics Collection Pilot Program
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City of Milwaukee Announces An Organics Collection Pilot Program

Residents in selected Milwaukee neighborhoods encouraged to participate

Breakfast and lunch eatery coming soon to Bay View
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Breakfast and lunch eatery coming soon to Bay View

Mr. Sanchez said the building will be restored to highlight the cream city brick used in its original construction, and an outdoor patio will also be created.

Proposal seeks ballot measure on hiring 150 MPD officers
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Proposal seeks ballot measure on hiring 150 MPD officers

Alderman Zielinski co-sponsors measure, which is scheduled for hearing Monday

Bublr to open in Bay View
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Bublr to open in Bay View

Bublr Bikes has 30 stations, and has plans to build more than 100 bike share stations in at least four municipalities by 2018.

Alderman Zielinski budget amendment would add 50 police officers
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Alderman Zielinski budget amendment would add 50 police officers

“We need every single police officer and position to wage the daily fight against crime in the city, and I don’t believe in cutting cops so we can add cops,” Alderman Zielinski.

New micro-hotel planned for Bay View’s KK business district
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New micro-hotel planned for Bay View’s KK business district

Alderman Zielinski says upscale development to open next year

Ald. Zielinski, MPD ready enforcement strategy for “Miltown Throwdown”
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Ald. Zielinski, MPD ready enforcement strategy for “Miltown Throwdown”

News release from Alderman Tony Zielinski

Sheriff Clarke offers support for plan to address motorcycle issues
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Sheriff Clarke offers support for plan to address motorcycle issues

News release from Alderman Tony Zielinski

“Miltown Throwdown” Disrupts Community
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“Miltown Throwdown” Disrupts Community

Statement of Alderman Tony Zielinski

$40 million development moves forward
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$40 million development moves forward

This $40 million project will result in the addition of 307 housing units.

Combination grocery store, restaurant and bar opening in Bay View
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Combination grocery store, restaurant and bar opening in Bay View

“What we’re hoping for in Bay View is similar excitement for this very new, very different concept.”

Meeting next week about future of At Random in Bay View
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Meeting next week about future of At Random in Bay View

Alderman Tony Zielinski will hold public meeting on Monday, May 11

Neighborhood bar “Revel” planned for former Studio Lounge in Bay View
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Neighborhood bar “Revel” planned for former Studio Lounge in Bay View

Sean Pliss, owner of the Oak Lounge, plans to open his new business “Revel” sometime in May or June.

Possible $40 million development eyed for Bay View
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Possible $40 million development eyed for Bay View

Alderman Tony Zielinski will hold public meeting Monday on project proposal

Alderman Zielinski to host Art Stop Unveiling event Friday
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Alderman Zielinski to host Art Stop Unveiling event Friday

Mayor Barrett, County Board Chairwoman Dimitrijevic also scheduled to participate

Alderman Zielinski seeks halt to ‘anti solar, anti-renewable energy’ We Energies rate hike
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Alderman Zielinski seeks halt to ‘anti solar, anti-renewable energy’ We Energies rate hike

News release from Alderman Tony Zielinski

Ald. Zielinski: Body cameras should be included in city’s 2015 budget
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Ald. Zielinski: Body cameras should be included in city’s 2015 budget

Wearable body cameras for Milwaukee police officers should be included in Mayor Tom Barrett’s proposed 2015 executive budget

Bay View bike and skate shop to upgrade its space
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Bay View bike and skate shop to upgrade its space

The Bigfoot Bike and Skate store in Bay View has signed a lease for a new storefront.

Proposed ordinance would ban “puppy mills”
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Proposed ordinance would ban “puppy mills”

Proposed ordinance would ban “puppy mills”

Lazy Susan MKE set to open in Bay View
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Lazy Susan MKE set to open in Bay View

Culinary entrepreneur A.J. Dixon will open a new restaurant – Lazy Susan MKE – at 2378 S. Howell Ave. in Bay View.

Cesar Chavez city worker holiday proposal to be heard by Finance and Personnel Committee
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Cesar Chavez city worker holiday proposal to be heard by Finance and Personnel Committee

City employees would have the option of taking off on March 31 annually as a holiday observing the birthday of American labor and civil rights champion Cesar E. Chavez.

Traffic Safety Art Project
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Traffic Safety Art Project

Meeting announcement from Alderman Tony Zielinski

Legislature’s wage proposal tramples on working families, local control
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Legislature’s wage proposal tramples on working families, local control

Statement of Alderman Tony Zielinski February 12, 2014

New Business Opening Just Days Away
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New Business Opening Just Days Away

Lakeview Vapor, 2915 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., will be opening in the next week.

Indoor entertainment center slated for 14th Aldermanic District
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Indoor entertainment center slated for 14th Aldermanic District

Attractions will include an inflatable sports arena, laser tag, rock climbing, inflatable obstacle courses with giant slides and free vintage arcade games.

Group looking to open new restaurant in Bay View
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Group looking to open new restaurant in Bay View

A small group of investors is in the process of buying the former Home Bar property, located at 2659 S. Kinnickinnic Ave. in Bay View, Alderman Tony Zielinski said.

New addition coming to Kinnickinnic Ave. business district
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New addition coming to Kinnickinnic Ave. business district

Cream City Swirl, a new business featuring an assortment of frozen yogurt, crepes and gelato, will be opening in Bay View in Business Improvement District #44 along S. Kinnickinnic Ave., Alderman Tony Zielinski said.

Bay View residents fight back against assault with night walk
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Bay View residents fight back against assault with night walk

Alarmed and angered by a recent sexual assault, residents of Bay View will take back the night on Monday, joining together as a community to encourage neighbors to look out for one another and demonstrating their commitment to maintaining Bay View as one of Milwaukee’s safest neighborhoods.

Common Council members call on state to house sex offenders elsewhere
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Common Council members call on state to house sex offenders elsewhere

Members of the Milwaukee Common Council sharply criticized a state program that houses dangerous sex offenders in residential neighborhoods this week, calling it “disruptive to neighborhoods” and a “foolish waste of taxpayers’ money.”

Common Council committee signs off on support for Local First Milwaukee
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Common Council committee signs off on support for Local First Milwaukee

Sponsored by Alderman Tony Zielinski, the resolution pledges Milwaukee’s backing of the effort, and appropriates $100 for the city’s 2013 Local First Milwaukee membership fees.

Avalon Theater auctioning off vintage production equipment, seating
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Avalon Theater auctioning off vintage production equipment, seating

The renovation of the Bay View neighborhood’s historic Avalon Theater will take another step forward this week, as the owner of the building makes way for improvements by auctioning off vintage production equipment, projectors, lighting, popcorn machines and seating, according to Alderman Tony Zielinski.

Common Council adopts “Buy Milwaukee/Buy American” proposal
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Common Council adopts “Buy Milwaukee/Buy American” proposal

The Milwaukee Common Council took a significant step toward reinvesting in the local economy Tuesday, passing Alderman Tony Zielinski’s proposal that will require the city to purchase certain Milwaukee-made goods when it’s fiscally feasible.

Mr. WEBO’s restaurant will serve up new take on Mexican to Bay View neighborhood
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Mr. WEBO’s restaurant will serve up new take on Mexican to Bay View neighborhood

A new restaurant serving Mexican food and even delivering to residents’ doors is the latest addition planned for the Bay View culinary scene, according to Alderman Tony Zielinski.

“Buy Milwaukee/American” proposal passes committee, headed for Common Council vote
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“Buy Milwaukee/American” proposal passes committee, headed for Common Council vote

The full Milwaukee Common Council will vote October 16, 2012 on a proposal that would require the City of Milwaukee to purchase certain Milwaukee-made goods.

Restaurant will be another high quality addition to Bay View and Milwaukee
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Restaurant will be another high quality addition to Bay View and Milwaukee

Alderman Zielinski said Ciervo Blanco will be another high quality development and dining option for the neighborhood, the 14th Aldermanic District, and the city.

Council paves way for Bay View art bus shelter
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Council paves way for Bay View art bus shelter

The Common Council today accepted a bequest from the estate of a former Department of Public Works (DPW) employee, paving the way for a portion of the money to be used to construct the Art Stop bus shelter at the triangle where S. Kinnickinnic Ave., E. Lincoln Ave. and S. Howell Ave. meet in Bay View.

Neighborhood business chips in to help Boulevard Theatre
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Neighborhood business chips in to help Boulevard Theatre

The din of busy shoppers, pedestrians and outside diners on the soon-to-be expanded sidewalks of S. Kinnickinnic Ave. in Milwaukee’s Bay View neighborhood will have minimal impact on the quiet ambience of the Boulevard Theatre.

Public Safety Meeting
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Public Safety Meeting

This is one of the safest and best neighborhoods in the City of Milwaukee.

Restaurant expansion another positive for Kinnickinnic Ave. business district
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Restaurant expansion another positive for Kinnickinnic Ave. business district

The owner of Guanajuato Restaurant, located at 2301 S Howell Ave., has purchased the vacant building at 2317 S. Howell Ave.