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Plenty of Horne: Urban Harvest Hosts Urban Milwaukee
Plenty of Horne

Urban Harvest Hosts Urban Milwaukee

Urban Milwaukee's first members-only event tapped into a lot of fun.

Op-Ed: Questions and Answers on Estabrook Dam
Op-Ed

Questions and Answers on Estabrook Dam

Part 2 of analysis disagreeing with our series and arguing dam should not be repaired.

Op-Ed: Don’t Repair the Estabrook Dam
Op-Ed

Don’t Repair the Estabrook Dam

Taking issue with Urban Milwaukee's series. First of two parts.

A Freshwater Controversy: The Path Forward for Estabrook Dam
A Freshwater Controversy

The Path Forward for Estabrook Dam

It’s a golden opportunity for Milwaukee if we tone down the rhetoric and consider the potential.

A Freshwater Controversy: Estabrook Dam’s Environmental Impact
A Freshwater Controversy

Estabrook Dam’s Environmental Impact

Green activists support the dam’s removal, but that might actually hurt the environment.

A Freshwater Controversy: Does the Estabrook Dam Cause Flooding?
A Freshwater Controversy

Does the Estabrook Dam Cause Flooding?

Supporters of removing dam say it would reduce flooding, but their data is suspect.

A Freshwater Controversy: Repairing Estabrook Dam Will Cost Less
A Freshwater Controversy

Repairing Estabrook Dam Will Cost Less

When all costs are considered, removing the dam could cost far more than repair.

A Freshwater Controversy: Estabrook Dam’s Golden Age for Swimming
A Freshwater Controversy

Estabrook Dam’s Golden Age for Swimming

It was a huge success, with heavy use of public swimming and beaches. What happened? Part 3 of series.

Freshwater Mecca: Milwaukee’s Extraordinary Freshwater Future
Freshwater Mecca

Milwaukee’s Extraordinary Freshwater Future

A huge number of redevelopment and environmental projects will further reshape and improve the city’s waterfront lands.

Murphy’s Law: The County Board’s Anti-Environmental Boondoggle
Murphy’s Law

The County Board’s Anti-Environmental Boondoggle

Its Estabrook Dam decision will cost taxpayers millions and harm environment.

Freshwater Mecca: Milwaukee Leads Great Lakes Cities
Freshwater Mecca

Milwaukee Leads Great Lakes Cities

Its waterfront redevelopment is many decades ahead of Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland and Buffalo. Part IV of a series.

Freshwater Mecca: Milwaukee’s Riverwalk Vs. San Antonio’s
Freshwater Mecca

Milwaukee’s Riverwalk Vs. San Antonio’s

In many ways, this city’s Riverwalk is superior. Part III of a series.

Plenty of Horne: What Is Milwaukee Water Commons?
Plenty of Horne

What Is Milwaukee Water Commons?

The recently-formed grassroots group, which looks to make sure all citizens benefit from Milwaukee's water resources, holds a fundraiser.