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Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative

2017 has been a thrilling year in the Harambee and Riverwest neighborhoods.  We’ve benefitted from Community Improvement Projects and transformed vacant lots by planting gardens and building benches, and by installing art, address plaques and solar lamps throughout the neighborhood.  We’ve supported current homeowners by connecting them to resources that help them maintain and improve …

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Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative

Thank you to all the smiling faces that came out for Riverworks’ annual Bloom & Groom plant sale. Through partnerships with the Neighborhood Improvement Development Corporation, Lowe’s, the City of Milwaukee and the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, Riverworks is able to offer plants at a significant discount while fund raising for community events over the summer. …

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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 …