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Healthy Neighborhoods

I recently had the opportunity to show an old friend from out of town around the neighborhood. We went for a bike ride on the Beerline Recreational Trail and checked out the impressive murals recently installed by local artists Fred Kaems, Jon Kowalczyk and Rozalia Singh. We then walked to a nearby restaurant for dinner …

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Healthy Neighborhoods

Spring is officially here! I’ve noticed the daffodils are opening their sunny, yellow petals and the tulips are stretching out their green leaves and budding after the long winter. I can’t wait to roll up my sleeves and get my hands dirty in the garden! If you’re getting excited about gardening too, come to Riverworks …

Riverworks Healthy Neighborhood Initiative

Healthy Neighborhoods

It has been an active and fun time in the Harambee and Riverwest neighborhoods! This last August, four street murals were created through collaborations between local artist Marina Lee of Beginning Dreams Forever and residents of Harambee and Riverwest. Two design sessions were held on the Beerline Trail that connects these neighborhoods, with neighbors coming …

Riverworks Healthy Neighborhood Initiative

Riverworks and the Healthy Neighborhood Initiative

We are very pleased to announce that our focus geography north of Burleigh Street in both the Riverwest and Harambee neighborhoods is now officially part of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative, with Riverworks Development Corporation serving as the lead agency.  We are one of two new Healthy Neighborhoods announced in 2015 along with …