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MKE County: County Plans to Expand South Shore Beer Garden
MKE County

County Plans to Expand South Shore Beer Garden

County announces plans to spend $50,000 to plan and design beer garden expansion.

Sup. Dimitrijevic Announces Plans to Expand South Shore Terrace Beer Garden
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Sup. Dimitrijevic Announces Plans to Expand South Shore Terrace Beer Garden

"Thank you to County Executive Abele for including the funding needed to start the process of expanding the successful South Shore beer garden in my district."

Green Bay Packers Donate New Playground for Center Street Park
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Green Bay Packers Donate New Playground for Center Street Park

The Packers gift, which includes installation costs, was made in conjunction with the National Football League’s "Play60" and "Huddle for 100" initiatives, is valued at between $75,000 and $80,000.

Park’s ‘Maptacular’ art project returns for second season
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Park’s ‘Maptacular’ art project returns for second season

This year’s unique maps, which were revealed at a gallery night at the Mitchell Park Domes on Thursday night.

Kletzsch Park Improvements Key to Unlocking Millions in E.P.A. Funding
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Kletzsch Park Improvements Key to Unlocking Millions in E.P.A. Funding

The $2 million project in Kletzsch Park is part of an extensive plan to tackle environmental issues in the Milwaukee Estuary Area of Concern.

MKE County: Domes Task Force Recommends $66 Million Plan
MKE County

Domes Task Force Recommends $66 Million Plan

Plan to radically alter the domes and Mitchell Park demands fast decision making.

MKE County: Lake Park Bridge Funding Secured
MKE County

Lake Park Bridge Funding Secured

State funds will help restore Ravine Road Bridge, with some left over for Brown Deer Park.

County Executive Chris Abele, Milwaukee County Parks and The Ability Center Announce Plans to Make Bradford Beach Accessible
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County Executive Chris Abele, Milwaukee County Parks and The Ability Center Announce Plans to Make Bradford Beach Accessible

“By ensuring Bradford Beach is accessible to all Milwaukee County residents, we are working towards making our community assets a convenient and viable choice for people with disabilities.”

MKE County: “Think Big!” Domes Task Force Is Told
MKE County

“Think Big!” Domes Task Force Is Told

Consultant hired by county offers bold new vision for the domes and Mitchell Park.

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, Supervisor Jason Haas and Milwaukee County Parks Announce a New Wine and Beer Garden at Humboldt Park
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Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, Supervisor Jason Haas and Milwaukee County Parks Announce a New Wine and Beer Garden at Humboldt Park

The Vine Humboldt is expected to open Memorial Day weekend and will be operated by the county

Milwaukee’s July 3 Fireworks to Return in 2019
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Milwaukee’s July 3 Fireworks to Return in 2019

The 2019 July 3 fireworks show will be supported by American Family Insurance, the Milwaukee Brewers Foundation and T&M Partners.

Time running out to save July 3 fireworks
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Time running out to save July 3 fireworks

The 45-minute show, launched from two barges on Lake Michigan, costs around $350,000 to put on, and currently, no local businesses have committed to sponsoring the full cost of the event.

Milwaukee County Parks Thanks BBV for partnership at Bradford Beach
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Milwaukee County Parks Thanks BBV for partnership at Bradford Beach

Over the past seven years BBV has worked with Milwaukee County to help revitalize Bradford Beach.

MKE County: A ‘Maptacular’ Idea to Fund Parks
MKE County

A ‘Maptacular’ Idea to Fund Parks

New fund for parks from merchandise sold, including unique maps of parks.

“Ruth M. Simos Great Room” Dedicated in Ceremony at Humboldt Park Pavilion
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“Ruth M. Simos Great Room” Dedicated in Ceremony at Humboldt Park Pavilion

"Ruth Simos was a tireless advocate for Humboldt Park..."

MKE County: Should County Go Into Hemp Business?
MKE County

Should County Go Into Hemp Business?

Facing huge budget problems, supervisors push for county to grow and sell hemp.

‘Bees, Birdies and Beers’
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‘Bees, Birdies and Beers’

Milwaukee County Parks & Mobcraft Brewery team up to create ‘Honey Driver’ collaboration beer

Abele Thanks County Board Committee and Chairman for Unanimous Support of Guy Smith
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Abele Thanks County Board Committee and Chairman for Unanimous Support of Guy Smith

Parks, Energy and Environment Committee votes 5-0 in favor of confirming acting head of Milwaukee County Parks Department

Pop-Up beer Garden featuring the ‘Alestream’ Coming to Jacobus Park in Wauwatosa
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Pop-Up beer Garden featuring the ‘Alestream’ Coming to Jacobus Park in Wauwatosa

The Milwaukee County Parks operated beer garden will feature craft beers from Good City Brewing, MKE brewing and Third Space Brewing.

Abele Appoints Guy Smith to Lead Parks
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Abele Appoints Guy Smith to Lead Parks

Smith, a 14-year veteran of Milwaukee County Parks, has been serving as interim director; brings leadership, experience and passion to the County

Battle Over The Winter Farmers Market

Battle Over The Winter Farmers Market

Weddings at Domes far more lucrative, Parks leader says, but board backs farmers market.

Summer of Music taking Shape in Milwaukee County Parks
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Summer of Music taking Shape in Milwaukee County Parks

Park visitors this year will also be able to enjoy live music at beer gardens.

Supervisor Dimitrijevic Celebrates Season Opening of South Shore Terrace
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Supervisor Dimitrijevic Celebrates Season Opening of South Shore Terrace

The South Shore Terrace is located in a renovated 1930's era boathouse in South Shore Park.

South Shore Terrace Seeking to Kickstart Spring with Grand Opening on April 18
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South Shore Terrace Seeking to Kickstart Spring with Grand Opening on April 18

Those who are brave enough to attend will be among the first to experience new menu items available at the beer garden

New Partnership Will Bring More Events to the Greenhouse Annex at Mitchell Park Domes
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New Partnership Will Bring More Events to the Greenhouse Annex at Mitchell Park Domes

The Zillis liquor license is also expected to be extended to the Annex, which will expand its appeal as a wedding venue.

Free Skate Rentals at Slice of Ice to Celebrate Season Opening, Dec. 15, from 4-6 p.m.
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Free Skate Rentals at Slice of Ice to Celebrate Season Opening, Dec. 15, from 4-6 p.m.

Opening weekend, rink hours are Friday until 11 p.m.; Saturday, from 11 a.m.–11 p.m.; and Sunday, from 11 a.m.–9 p.m.

Glow Skate Returns to Wilson Ice Arena, Nov. 24, Dec. 30
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Glow Skate Returns to Wilson Ice Arena, Nov. 24, Dec. 30

Glow-in-the-dark necklaces, holiday lights, music, prize drawings, and a gourmet hot-chocolate bar will be featured.

Public Information Meeting: Proposed Designation of Multi-Use Trail in Milwaukee River Parkway, in Glendale
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Public Information Meeting: Proposed Designation of Multi-Use Trail in Milwaukee River Parkway, in Glendale

The trail will provide new recreational opportunities in the northeast region of Milwaukee County.

Holiday Hoopla at Slice of Ice, Dec. 21
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Holiday Hoopla at Slice of Ice, Dec. 21

Holiday Hoopla brings together photo opportunities, live music, giveaways—and ice skating.

Urban Ecology Has Brainstorming Session

Urban Ecology Has Brainstorming Session

Neighbors meet with architects to discuss renovating Washington Park Urban Ecology Center.

Green Bay Packers Partner with Milwaukee County Parks
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Green Bay Packers Partner with Milwaukee County Parks

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele is happy to announce a new partnership between the Milwaukee County Parks, United Way, the Green Bay Packers, and the NFL.