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Will Cheaper Price Save Domes?

Will Cheaper Price Save Domes?

$18.6 million estimate for repairs and “National Treasure” designation by group.

Thursday Nights Light The Domes
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Thursday Nights Light The Domes

Light shows will be featured every Thursday evening, from Jan. 19–March 30.

New Report Estimates Domes Cost

New Report Estimates Domes Cost

$64 million to replace or $14 to $54 million for repair approaches. Abele may favor relocation.

Op-Ed: The Demoting of the Domes
Op-Ed

The Demoting of the Domes

Once a Milwaukee icon, the horticultural oasis is barely being promoted to tourists.

PNC Bank Milwaukee Running Festival Brings 4000+ Runners to Milwaukee November 5th and 6th
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PNC Bank Milwaukee Running Festival Brings 4000+ Runners to Milwaukee November 5th and 6th

One Mile, 5K, Half Marathon, Full Marathon Events Offer “a Running Event for Every Runner.”

Domes Makes Most Endangered List

Domes Makes Most Endangered List

One of 11 most endangered, says National Trust for Historic Preservation, which could help rally support.

Milwaukee’s Mitchell Park Domes Named to National Trust’s 2016 List of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places
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Milwaukee’s Mitchell Park Domes Named to National Trust’s 2016 List of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places

The list spotlights historic places across America that are threatened by neglect, insufficient funds, inappropriate development or insensitive public policy.

Tropical Dome Reopens at Mitchell Park

Tropical Dome Reopens at Mitchell Park

Long-term future of Domes still unclear.

Weekly Storytime Returns to The Domes, Oct. 10–Nov. 7
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Weekly Storytime Returns to The Domes, Oct. 10–Nov. 7

Each session, held at the Education Center, will be led by Paula Zamiatowski, Conservatory Educator.

Doors Open: Sherman Park and Clarke Square
Doors Open

Sherman Park and Clarke Square

Doors Open Milwaukee showcases Sherman Park and Clarke Square neighborhoods.

Larson Demands Abele Come Clean on Secret Domes Group
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Larson Demands Abele Come Clean on Secret Domes Group

“It's time for Abele to release the secret instructions, meeting records, and real mission of his Dome steering committee.”

County Executive Refuses Once Again to Sign Domes Repair Resolution
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County Executive Refuses Once Again to Sign Domes Repair Resolution

Also Ethics Code and Sex Offender Resolutions

Chris vs Chris: We Love the Parks
Chris vs Chris

We Love the Parks

Both candidates say they love county parks. Which has best approach to maintain them?

State Senator Chris Larson Calls for Action to Preserve Mitchell Park Domes for Future Generations
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State Senator Chris Larson Calls for Action to Preserve Mitchell Park Domes for Future Generations

“If elected leaders can afford to spend millions on an arena for out-of-state billionaires, we can afford to preserve and protect cultural institutions important to our community.”

10 Reasons To Save The Domes

10 Reasons To Save The Domes

Their impact on city culture and image is immense.

Chairman Lipscomb Critical of Administration Response to Domes Closure
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Chairman Lipscomb Critical of Administration Response to Domes Closure

We are just receiving initial details of their short-term plan to re-open one dome, and the administration’s long-term plan for all three still is unclear.

Deferred Maintenance Threatens Future of Mitchell Park Domes
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Deferred Maintenance Threatens Future of Mitchell Park Domes

“I call on Chris Abele and regional leaders to join me in committing to do whatever it takes to keep our Mitchell Park Domes in Milwaukee for the next generation.”

3rd Annual “Phobruary” in Silver City Welcomes New Restaurant Alongside Old Favorites
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3rd Annual “Phobruary” in Silver City Welcomes New Restaurant Alongside Old Favorites

Diners invited to experience a signature Vietnamese dish in Silver City

Rep. Zepnick joins Mayor Barrett and neighborhood leaders to celebrate improved roads near National Ave., Layton Blvd., and S. 27th St.
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Rep. Zepnick joins Mayor Barrett and neighborhood leaders to celebrate improved roads near National Ave., Layton Blvd., and S. 27th St.

Two projects possible through nearly $4 million secured by State Rep. Zepnick

Bar Exam: Oscar’s Is a Classic South Side Pub
Bar Exam

Oscar’s Is a Classic South Side Pub

A century old, just below 16th St. Viaduct, known for its hamburgers and reasonably priced micro beers.

Fall 2015 Town Hall Meetings
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Fall 2015 Town Hall Meetings

Milwaukee County Supervisor Deanna Alexander will hold two listening sessions in the district in preparation for the County Board’s votes on the proposed 2016 Milwaukee County Budget.

Intersection: Layton Blvd. and National Ave.
Intersection

Layton Blvd. and National Ave.

Talk about car-centric. And what a huge parking lot. Yes, it can be improved.

Second Traveling Beer Garden Tour Added for 2015
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Second Traveling Beer Garden Tour Added for 2015

More than $400,000 Raised Last Year, Money Goes to Improve Parks

Customers Flock to Winter Farmers Market

Customers Flock to Winter Farmers Market

More than 2,000 come to Mitchell Park Domes market on the weekend.

Vantage Point: From the Potawatomi Hotel
Vantage Point

From the Potawatomi Hotel

From the 20th floor, a magnificent view of the city and its central valley, once grimly industrial and now turning ever more green.

Greater Milwaukee Foundation invests nearly $30,000 toward Milwaukee area summer programs, activities
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Greater Milwaukee Foundation invests nearly $30,000 toward Milwaukee area summer programs, activities

The Greater Milwaukee Foundation awarded $29,800 in grants to area agencies

3.75 Tons of Unused Medicine Collected
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3.75 Tons of Unused Medicine Collected

7,500 pounds of unused medication is slated for destruction, keeping it off the streets and out of waterways following a medicine collection at the Mitchell Park Domes on April 26, 2014.

County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic To Hold “Coffee & Culture” Discussion March 14 at the Milwaukee Public Museum
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County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic To Hold “Coffee & Culture” Discussion March 14 at the Milwaukee Public Museum

Chat Sessions Designed to Discuss County Cultural, Recreational and Entertainment Needs

The Pho Capital of Milwaukee

The Pho Capital of Milwaukee

Silver City restaurants are serving Pho at a reduced price to celebrate Asian culture in a revitalized neighborhood.

Bike Czar: City Agrees to Plow Hank Aaron Trail
Bike Czar

City Agrees to Plow Hank Aaron Trail

Finally some progress. How my advocacy with state and city officials paid off.

Photo Gallery: Crowd Loves Winter Farmers’ Market
Photo Gallery

Crowd Loves Winter Farmers’ Market

New home at Mitchell Park Domes is twice as big, as our photos show.

“Phobruary” heats up the Milwaukee Dining Scene in February
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“Phobruary” heats up the Milwaukee Dining Scene in February

Diners invited to experience a signature Vietnamese dish in Silver City

Bike Czar: Why I’m Boycotting the Farmers Market
Bike Czar

Why I’m Boycotting the Farmers Market

Though the state signed an MOU promising to snow plow the bike trail leading to the Winter Farmers Market, they aren't doing it.

Photo Gallery: Preview of Three Bridges Park
Photo Gallery

Preview of Three Bridges Park

The new Menomonee Valley park opens on Saturday, and our photos offer a sneak peek.

Menomonee Valley’s New 24-Acre “Three Bridges Park” Opens to Public This Saturday July 20
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Menomonee Valley’s New 24-Acre “Three Bridges Park” Opens to Public This Saturday July 20

Ceremony, community activities to launch major new urban river park

Menomonee Valley’s New 24-Acre “Three Bridges Park” Opens to Public Saturday July 20
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Menomonee Valley’s New 24-Acre “Three Bridges Park” Opens to Public Saturday July 20

Ceremony, community activities to launch major new urban river park

Bike Czar: New Bike Trails Coming to Milwaukee
Bike Czar

New Bike Trails Coming to Milwaukee

Three Bridges Park and the extension of the KK bike trail will bring excitement -- and great biking opportunities -- to the city.

“Three Bridges Park” to Open on July 20th
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“Three Bridges Park” to Open on July 20th

Partners launch capital campaign to complete fundraising

Community invited to submit ideas for name of new park in the Menomonee Valley
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Community invited to submit ideas for name of new park in the Menomonee Valley

24-acre park along Menomonee River to open July 20

Counting the Homeless

Counting the Homeless

A program of volunteers searching for all homeless people in Milwaukee finds "a whole other culture."

Veterans Receive Purple Heart Passes
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Veterans Receive Purple Heart Passes

Pass Benefits All Wisconsin Vets Injured in Service

Murphy’s Law: Rich Park, Poor Park
Murphy’s Law

Rich Park, Poor Park

Milwaukee County Parks is increasingly a two-tier system, with the worst maintained parks in poor areas.

Authentic Identity

Authentic Identity

Enhancing Milwaukee’s identity is an elusive endeavor. A city can both make and be given an identity. Some recent town center developments have tried to create identity with one massive all encompassing project.